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GCE Wedding Spotlight: Meredith & Anson

When the time finally comes to start planning a wedding, a bride can’t help but to play through scenes from the 1991 classic movie “Father of the Bride”.  Millions laughed and related as America’s most perfect family stumbles through the emotions of planning a “small wedding at home”. The wedding of course turns out to be […]

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That Other Little Band From Texas

Howdy, Friends! This week we’ll be starting a series of Band Spotlights on the GCE blog. One of the best parts about this job is getting to work with so many talented musicians from around the country.  For our first Band Spotlight we are featuring a fantastic trio out of Austin called The Octanes.  The […]

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Watch Out YouTube, We’re Here!

Following the launch of our new website, Gulf Coast Entertainment is thrilled to introduce to you our new YouTube page as well! We have posted a variety of videos of our favorite regional and national bands that we would love for you to check out. Whether you are looking for a big party band or […]

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GCE Wedding Spotlight: Cassie & John

Our sweet bride Cassie came to us along with Emily Moise of Keely Thorne Events, with a very clear vision of what she was wanting for her wedding. Put simply in her words, A GIANT PARTY!  With such a fun family we knew we needed to suggest very unique and memorable musical entertainment that was […]

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This Band is Too Big! This Room is too Small! This Band is Just Right!

So, you’ve found the perfect band and the perfect venue, but are they two great tastes that don’t go great together? Yes… That’s a thing.Will the band stand fit in the venue? Can the band physically get their equipment into the venue? What if they are too loud? These are all questions that should be […]

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Are you sure there’s enough power?

In our earlier blog post, “Why use a booking agent,” we touched on how important it is to pay attention to power requirements for your selected entertainer. In this week’s post, we will dive a little deeper into what can be an intimidating concept and try to demystify the question: will there be enough power for […]

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A few of our Favorite Event Venues in the Houston Area

Choosing a venue can be one of the toughest decisions you will make for your big event.Many clients ask us if we have suggestions for the best venues in the Houston area, and we are always happy to offer some of our favorites, based on the decades of experience we have in coordinating entertainment in these […]

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Thursday Evening Concert Series Presented by UHD at Discovery Green

It’s Festival season which can only mean one thing — music filling the summer air!We are so excited for the 2016 Thursday Evening Concert Series Presented by UHD at Discovery Green. Summer nights filled with live music, family, and friends is just what we need this time of year. And the series is FREE, to boot!With the help of our team at […]

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Celebrating Houston’s Original Artists

You probably read all the drama behind Beyonce’s album/video “Lemonade,” but did you see the write-up about fellow Houstonians, Giant Kitty, too?Test your Houston Music IQ with this list of some of the original bands we love from Houston. How many names do you recognize?American Fangs BeyonceBlue OctoberBonnie BishopBun BBuxtonDJ Screw Giant Kitty Hounds of Jezebel Josefus The Judy’s Leadbelly Lightnin HopkinsOceans of Slumber The […]

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Choosing the Special Songs for your Wedding Reception

Once you have worked with your agent at Gulf Coast Entertainment to identify the perfect band for your wedding reception, a new task awaits: choosing the songs for your first dance, mother-son, and father-daughter dances. You may be wondering if you should keep your first dance classic and go with Frank Sinatra, or if you […]

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