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Wedding Getaways: A Look back at some of our Favorite Destination Weddings

Revisiting some of Gulf Coast Entertainment’s favorite destination weddings. BY ANNIE CRINER EIFLER What a summer! While Gulf Coast Entertainment’s offices are based in Houston, TX, we love to travel! This weekend, our work extended across the country, with weddings from Newport Beach, CA to Oxford, MS. These gorgeous weekend nuptials inspired us to revisit some of […]

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GCE Wedding Spotlight: Victoria + Chase

When Victoria and Chase contacted us more than a year before their wedding, they knew who they wanted for their band, after having seen Grady Gaines and the Texas Upsetters at one of their friend’s receptions. Their only request was that the band learn “Into the Mystic” for their first song. Not a problem for […]

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GCE Wedding Spotlight: Sydney & Ryan

Sydney and Ryan met at SMU, naturally, as they were both heading for big careers in the medical field. After SMU, Sydney received her masters in nursing from Vanderbilt University and works as a certified pulmonary transplant nurse practitioner, and Ryan is a board-certified anesthesiologist. After years of school, studying and dating, these to were ready to wed […]

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13 years later…

Hi my name is Sarah. I am married to Sam Austin (your friendly GCE account rep/ booking agent/ talent buyer) and its been 13 years of wedded bliss. We have actually been together a total of 17 years, wow! I am a wedding photographer and currently work with Chris Bailey Photography. I started photographing weddings […]

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GCE Wedding Spotlight: Addie & Dustin

We love Relish Houston! Meaning, we order all the time and they can probably predict our orders when we call.  When owner Addie {D’Agostino} Teague came to us while planning her wedding with fiancé and co-owner Dustin, we were anxious to hear the big ideas for this foodie couple’s Austin nuptials. Right off the bat we […]

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Spring is in the Air at Discovery Green

I love Discovery Green. It’s easily in my top 10 places to go in Houston. They put on over 600 events a year and all of them are free and open to the public.  Gulf Coast Entertainment is lucky enough to book live music for the Spring and Fall Thursday Night Concert Series on the […]

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A Case for the Heart

Earlier this year, my partner at Gulf Coast Entertainment Susie Criner sent me a link to a NYT article by Thomas Friedman about technology, and how we as humans fit into a world increasingly automated by machines (Uber, Amazon…need I list more?). This topic is particularly pertinent to the agent industry.  Why use an agent […]

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GCE Wedding Spotlight: Meredith & Mike

There is nothing more rewarding than hearing that our clients loved the band we proposed for their event, but when our adorable bride Meredith told us how much she loved the Atlanta Showstoppers at her wedding reception earlier this year, she had us grinning from ear to ear! Meredith wrote: Best. Band. Ever.  Every single […]

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Jordan Kahn: Music, Performing, Food, and the Great State of Texas

We recently sat down with Jordan Kahn, the face and band leader of the incredible Jordan Kahn Orchestra, to talk about music, performing night after night with one of the hottest new bands in Texas, and what he does when he’s not filling floors. What should our brides and clients know about you? Texas Raised, […]

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GCE Employee Spotlight: Olivia Minahan

1. What path led you to work at GCE? I decided to move to Houston after college, which was a big new city for me after being in small town Mississippi for 4 years. Home of the Blues and a slower pace of life. Learning to navigate Houston and establishing a career here was a […]

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