The BRAVO! Blog

You wouldn’t believe the adventures that we have had over 21 years out on the road with our acts. This is where we share our behind-the-scenes tips and funnies, showcase new acts and events we’ve done, and have some fun. Come in and take a peek. If anyone asks, just tell them you’re with the band — we do!

 

Are You Ready To ROCK Your Holiday Party?

Are You Ready To ROCK Your Holiday Party?

The holidays are headed towards us at a high rate of speed with only a few weeks until the holidays officially arrive. If you haven’t booked your holiday entertainment, now is a good time to get it done. Lucky for you, BRAVO Entertainment has a huge catalogue of entertainment so there are still plenty of […]
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To Track or Not To Track…That is the Question!

To Track or Not To Track…That is the Question!

It feels like pre-recorded backing tracks have always gotten a bad rap.  Ever since the Milli Vanilli lip-sync scandal, back in the late 1980’s, performing to tracks has raised eyebrows.  I can practically hear the critics yelling out, “Fakers!” “Posers!” “Boo!”…especially in the rock and metal world, but HOLD ON…there’s a lot more to the story than […]
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Booking Entertainment Online; When Google, Pinterest and Facebook Aren’t Your Friend

Booking Entertainment Online; When Google, Pinterest and Facebook Aren’t Your Friend

A client calls.  They need our help.  No offense they say, but to save money, they’ve procured all their entertainment directly.  They just need our services on site day of, to manage it all.  They assure us everything is in order and then…. it’s not.  Most event professionals have been there. So why am I talking about it […]
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Bright Ideas for Staging Entertainment

Bright Ideas for Staging Entertainment

You’ve Got Entertainment, Now What? You’ve decided on the entertainment for your event, and you think you’re finished.  Not quite so fast!  You can plunk a performer on a stage or you can “stage” a performer for maximum effect and impact.  Now that you’ve invested the money to delight and surprise your guests, be sure […]
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Care and Feeding of Artists (AKA Hospitality Riders:  How They Translate Into Value for Your Event!)

Care and Feeding of Artists (AKA Hospitality Riders: How They Translate Into Value for Your Event!)

People demand great performances from the artists they hire for their events. However, they often they don’t see how delivering hospitality will increase the value of the act they’ve hired. In fact, many times the hospitality rider is one of the first places that a planner will look to cut costs rationalizing it as a ridiculous […]
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Painting Your Event With Entertainment

Painting Your Event With Entertainment

Nothing is worse than an event with boring entertainment.  You’ve been there, right?  At Bravo! Entertainment we look at events as a blank canvas.   We are artists, if you will, and our palette of colors include vibrant performers, Air Sculpture, unusual instruments, spectacular costumes, beautiful music, unbelievable staging, and the technology that not only enhances but […]
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Bravo Entertainment’s David A. Granger, CSEP Tapped To Help Reinvent the 2015 Texas Gay Rodeo and Music Festival

Bravo Entertainment’s David A. Granger, CSEP Tapped To Help Reinvent the 2015 Texas Gay Rodeo and Music Festival

Reinventing An Event: Using Entertainment To Draw A Crowd This past May, Bravo Entertainment’s own David Granger volunteered his time and expertise to help the Texas Gay Rodeo Association reinvent and refresh their guest experience with the addition of a music festival paired with the historical rodeo. Having attended the event for years in both […]
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Three Ways An Entertainment Company Elevates Your Event

Three Ways An Entertainment Company Elevates Your Event

When people ask us how long we’ve been in business, we proudly tell them, “Twenty-one extraordinary years!” It takes a lot of commitment and hard work to stay in business that long – especially in the special events industry. So how have we done it? Staying on top of the game.  Artists come and go. […]
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Ain’t Got That Swing? It Don’t Mean A Thing!  Jazz Still Influences Today’s Music!

Ain’t Got That Swing? It Don’t Mean A Thing! Jazz Still Influences Today’s Music!

The music of the last few decades has been nothing if not artistic, memorable, catchy, and something that just makes you feel good. From Michael Jackson to the Beatles and the stars of today, all of these artists have had an impact on pop culture, as we know it. But what about the genre that […]
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Why Booking Celebrity Talent Is Like Buying a House!

Why Booking Celebrity Talent Is Like Buying a House!

Booking Celebrity Talent (or any entertainment) Is Like Buying a House…. Have you ever seen a House for Sale by Owner?  The thought of saving that money can be quite a lure, and people do it all the time, but it is an advisable way to go?  No. A lot of bad things can happen […]
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