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Free Thursday Concerts Return at Discovery Green

Summer is back and so are Thursday Night Concerts at Discovery Green!  University of Houston Downtown is generously sponsoring these FREE, family-friendly events, and it definitely makes the Houston heat more bearable. Bring your pets and blankets to relax on the lawn and grab some food, beer, and wine while you are there!The concert series […]

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Four Seasons Poolside Series

If you’re looking for a breeze this summer, be sure to stop by the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Houston on Friday nights. All summer long they are hosting a free poolside music series that is open to the public, and includes complimentary valet. Come enjoy food and drink specials and games on the poolside […]

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PartySlate’s Houston Launch Party

In May, we were honored to be a part of PartySlate’s official launch in Houston. PartySlate is an invaluable resource that helps bring your event dreams to life. PartySlate is to high events as Houzz is to interior design. Not only will it inspire your event planning, but it will also connect you to the […]

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GCE Wedding Spotlight: Gospel Choir Trend

At Gulf Coast Entertainment, we are always honored to suggest entertainment and advance the details of performances for our clients’ weddings, and we love keeping our eyes on trends we spy. Today our spotlight is on two weddings that incorporated a gospel choir into their special day. We have noticed several brides asking for gospel […]

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GCE Real Wedding Spotlight: Annie’s and Pete’s Lake Forest, IL Wedding Reception

Annie and Pete were married outside of Chicago, IL in Lake Forest, at the home of the bride’s grandfather. The couple traveled from NYC to the bride’s hometown for their fall nuptials, and what a wedding it was! Planned by KKM Designs, Music and Entertainment provided by Gulf Coast Entertainment, and Photography by The Day […]

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Bayou City Music Series

This spring, GCE worked with various Houston-born and bred artists on the Bayou City Music Series, a celebration of Houston musicians performing in Houston’s green spaces, including Discovery Green, Buffalo Bayou Park, and Emancipation Park. It has been an honor for GCE to program this series, which allows us not only to showcase local talent, […]

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GCE Wedding Spotlight: Kimberly’s and Evan’s Houston Wedding

We at GCE are here to say: at-home weddings are back, and in a big way!! Backyards can be transformed into stages, and pools turned into dance floors, and no one can shut down the party but you! (Well, as long as the neighbors don’t mind turning up their weekend night in the name of […]

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National Entertainment Booking and Production Spring 2018

Did you know that just in the Spring 2018 alone, GCE worked with 2 Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, 8 Country Music Award winners, winners of over 14 Grammys, and even a contestant on “Dancing with the Stars”? Trace Adkins, Gladys Knight, Robert Glasper, Hamilton Loomis, Gary P. Nunn, Bun B, Milton Hopkins, Jewel […]

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Endless Summer!

BY SAM AUSTIN.  Summer is upon us and we’re staying super busy with tons of free, family friendly concerts. There’s a little something for everyone! Come out, support local music and say hi. I’ll probably buy you a beer.  We’re kicking things off with the extremely popular Thursday Nights Concerts at Discovery Green. DG is […]

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Fall-Winter Highlights 2017 (Part 4 of 4)

This fall-winter was one of the most rewarding and exciting seasons I can remember. We visited Nashville, TN for the IEBA Conference, went to Mexico for the Engage Summit, had at least four major nationally-touring artists in town, hosted an international women’s conference, cheered on the Houston Astros in the World Series and won the […]

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