Philadelphia entertainment company BVTLive is an award-winning vendor offering the area’s top wedding bands, party bands, the hottest DJ’s, and specialty acts. Our bands include Jellyroll, the Sid Miller Dance Band, All About Me, Big Ric Rising, The Eddie Bruce Experience, Midnight Hour, Strangers, Back2Life, City Rhythm and Deja Blue. We love making our clients’ wedding dreams come true by keeping dance floors packed all night long and creating unforgettable memories.
Awards and/or Certifications:
Best of the Main Line
Best of Delaware
Wedding Wire - Couples Choice Award
The Knot - Best of Weddings
The Knot - Hall of Fame
Best of Borrowed and Blue
Spirit of NACE (National Association for Catering and Events)
Party and Wedding Bands, Party and Wedding DJs, Wedding Music, Gala Music, Corporate Entertainment, DJ Fusion, String Groups, Jazz Bands, Specialty Music
What’s your background, education and training?
In 1999 Band Leader Kurt Titchenell had had nineteen years of successful performances with the award-winning Philadelphia wedding and dance band, Jellyroll. In that year, Kurt founded Brandywine Valley Talent, now known as BVTLive, which has now become one of the top event and wedding entertainment companies in the Philadelphia area! Today, BVTLive performs at over 700 events a year, more than half of which are weddings. With their roster of world class musicians, bands, and entertainers’ performances have included everything from celebrity weddings, events at Madison Square Garden, and multiple White House performances.
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
If you are looking for a Band, DJ, or other type of music for your wedding or event, simply give BVTLive a call, or send them a message on their website (www.bvtlive.com). One of their event specialists who is familiar with your venue will promptly reach back out to you by whatever means you would like (call, email, or text). The next step would be to simply start a discussion of what you are looking for and plan out your big day. If you are looking for a band, BVTLive hosts live band showcases regularly. Once you find the entertainment you are looking for, booking them is a very simply process.
What advice would you give a customer looking to find a provider in your specialty?
The most important thing to consider when looking for a band or DJ is to find a group that has much experience running events similar to yours. In addition, you want to find a vendor that you personally connect with because you will be working with them much, and if they will also be covering the Emcee duties then they will also be responsible for the success of your event.
What inspired your passion for your profession?
BVTLive’s passion and inspiration is rooted in making memories and helping to make peoples dreams come true, through the through the gift of live entertainment, while surpassing all expectations and providing our staff and musicians the opportunity to grow and prosper in a professional environment.
What services are you most excited to offer?
The area’s most experienced, fun and professional live entertainment, live bands, wedding bands, wedding DJs, party bands, and many other specialty musicians.
What is the best reaction you’ve ever received from a client?
In addition to hundreds of 5 star reviews, we have received countless personal emails calls and hugs from clients. One of the most meaningful reactions that we have received come from multiple families whom after playing one of their children’s weddings, they deemed us “Part of the family now.” Subsequently after that, they called us for every one of their next large family parties. There are some families where we have done up to 4 weddings for different family members.
What should customers know about your pricing?
BVTLive strives to offer the highest quality of music and entertainment for your big day, that will fit the price point you are looking to stay within. Being a boutique company, BVTLive will never sacrifice quality for pricing, and have options for couples at almost every price point.
How many years have you been in business?
BVTLive was officially founded 20 years ago, but has roots with their flagship band, Jellyroll and other bands from over 30 years ago.
Hours of operation:
Our office is open 9:00 am to 5:30 am every day, however our event consultants and musicians work full time and can be reached at an hour, or day of the week.
What geographic areas do you serve?
BVTLive is based out of Philadelphia, however serves the entire tri-state area and beyond. Our Bands have performed everywhere from Madison Square Garden, all the way down to Jupiter Island, Florida.
What items or products you can provide to clients?
BVTLive is a full service entertainment company that provides all styles of music for any type of event. Whether it be a dance band, DJ, Jazz band, string group, soloist or anything else, BVTLive can provide it for your wedding, birthday, gala, corporate event, mitzvah, cocktail hour, or other function!
AMAZING! We cannot recommend BVTLive and our band, more. From the start, the entire team was helpful, responsive, and understanding of our vision. Everyone was quick to respond to emails or phone calls, and helped us find the perfect band for our day. – Kimberly (Bride)
I honestly wish I could give them 100 stars -- if you are reading this review, just stop and call BVT now - you wont regret it!! – Brian (Groom)
Selecting and hiring the band for our wedding was one of the easiest things we did! The timing of our reception changed a few times in the early stages of planning and BVTLive was so accommodating as we sorted through the details - in fact every request we made from music selections to set up in the venue was completed as we asked. The band was just as amazing as the first time I’d seen them. The dance floor was full the whole evening and my guests continue to rave about them three months later. There isn’t a thing we’d change about the music and we wouldn’t hesitate to use BVTLive again or to refer them to anyone looking for music. - Nancy (Bride)
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