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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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ICYMI GCE Fall ’17 (Part 3 of 4)

Summer-Fall ’17: Booking Music in Houston and Beyond – Weddings, Galas, Music Series, and more! One of our favorite things about summer and early fall are all the fabulous weddings, near and far. During the year’s steamiest months, we traveled to Newport Beach, CA, Hot Springs, VA, Lake Forest, IL, Fort Worth, TX, Marfa, TX, […]

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2017 Wrap Up (Part 2 of 4)

Booking Music in Houston and Beyond, 2017 – Pt. 2 April was the second busiest month for us (behind December) this year, which made for a wild and crazy jump into Q2. Between weddings, galas, the launch of our spring series at Discovery Green, oh and having a little fun ourselves at our 2nd annual […]

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2017 Wrap Up (Part 1 of 4)

Booking Music in Houston and Beyond, 2017 – Pt. 1 Looking back on 2017 has been the most fun project. To see all the diverse and renowned musical acts that we brought to Houston and across the country for our dear clients makes us beyond proud.  We had a hard time picking and choosing our […]

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Wanna Get Away??

What a year! As it comes to a close we revisit some of the many destination weddings we executed this year. Our couples chose some gorgeous and “weather friendly” locations such as Aspen, Newport Beach, Hot Springs, Virginia and Park City, Utah to name just a few!  While GCE is based in Houston, we work nationally […]

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