In 1999, after nineteen years of performing with the award-winning Philadelphia wedding and dance band, Jellyroll. Kurt Titchenell started Brandywine Valley Talent, now known as BVTLive, the leading party and wedding entertainment agency in the Philadelphia area! Kurt’s vision was to create a company that would exclusively represent dance bands that shared his philosophy of making clients’ dreams come true by surpassing all expectations, thereby creating great opportunities for the musicians involved.
Party & Wedding Entertainment Agency – Philadelphia
BVTLive has grown into a full-service live entertainment company, featuring 10 award-winning dance bands. BVTLive also offers live jazz and specialty entertainment featuring the Philadelphia region’s most sought-after and accomplished performers and is proud to be recommended by most of the Philadelphia region’s top hotels, private clubs, and other premier venues. BVTLive’s bands and entertainers will perform at over 1000 events this year alone, including performances at the most exclusive weddings, galas, and social affairs from New York to Washington, DC. Past performances include 2 White House events (including a Congressional Ball) and high profile weddings.
Community service is a very important part of our business plan and BVTLive can be counted on to provide for a good cause. Simply put, the company gives back, supporting charitable causes from The Philadelphia Flyers Wives Fight For Lives Carnival to Alex’s Lemonade Stand to FOX Philly’s “Salute the Troops”, to name a few.
BVTLive continues to be acknowledged as a top dance band and wedding entertainment agency both locally and nationally with Jellyroll’s “Best Of Delaware” and “Best Of The Main Line” awards. Both Jellyroll and City Rhythm have been selected as “Best Of Philly” in the past by Philadelphia Magazine. More impressively, 3 of our bands were selected as best in the country in Modern Bride’s Top 150 Bands and DJs. BVTLive was also awarded “Best of The Knot” in 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2018 and 2020 qualifying for the prestigious ” Knot Hall of Fame” award. Wedding Wire has chosen BVTLive for its “Couples Choice” award again for 2020, adding to its previous four “Couples’ Choice” awards. BVTLive’s 350+ wedding wire reviews, are consistently 5-star and are real reviews from real clients. These reviews are only the tip of the iceberg as you can read close to 1,000 reviews and testimonials on our website. We also have a 5-star rating with Google+, Facebook! and Yelp. If you need a party and wedding entertainment agency near Philadelphia, we can help you!
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The BVTLive team is also committed to its industry through active participation in NACE (National Association of Catering and Events), ILEA (International Live Events Association), and the PHLCVB (Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau).
BVTLive is based just outside of Philadelphia, in historic Chadds Ford, PA, with a staff of seven full-time employees, backed by a great team of interns from the founder’s alma mater, West Chester University.
Making client’s dreams come true 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.
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! Words can't describe how thankful I am to you and the rest of the band for Sunday. We were so lucky to have you there share in the special day and you guys made the party. Thank you for completely killing it. You're the best.
- Michelle Finley January 21, 2018
BVTLive and Kurt were fabulous! From our very first visit to Ardmore to listen to a few of their bands, we knew right away that BVTLive was going to be the group that we worked with.
- Maryann (Mother of the Bride) September 9, 2017
Do not hesitate if you are considering hiring any of the BVTLive! bands for one of your events, do it now before it is too late!
Lily and Greg – Llanerch Country Club
My husband and I owe a massive thank you to BTLive for helping bring to life exactly what we wanted through the music they provided. Without hesitation, we are proud to recommend BVTLive for any event.
Kristen and Alberto – Cape May Winery
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 and Justin – Barn at Silverstone
You HAVE to book with BVT Live! We knew we wanted a band and after the live showcase, we didn't waste a minute booking! You won't be disappointed!
Bridget and Will – The Olde Bar
Look no further. These guys are the top of the line. Extremely classy, a pleasure to work with.
Kim and Dan - Congress Hall
Words cannot describe how thankful we are to have such a memorable wedding band performance and the pleasure of being able to work with you.
Leah and Alex – Ballrooma at Ellis Preserve
As a photographer you get to hear lots of wedding musicians. But we chose BVT Live when it was time for a wedding in our own family. And that's all you need to say about that! Excellent all the way- 5 Stars