From left to right: Nils Mossblad (Event Specialist/Communications Director), Karli Hisler (Marketing Assistant), Renee Sloss (Office Manager), Bill McCue (Vice President of Business Development), Joanne Farrell-Dickerson (Event Consultant), Kurt Titchenell (President), Kristen Foster-Young (Event Consultant), Paul Sottile (Event Consultant), Bill Handy (Event Consultant)
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 12 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 750 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 by Jellyroll to high profile weddings, such as Tina Fey’s, where the Sid Miller Dance Band received rave reviews.
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, Jellyroll, Sid Miller Dance Band and City Rhythm 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, and 2017qualifying for the prestigious ” Knot Hall of Fame” award. Wedding Wire has chosen BVTLive for its “Couples Choice” award again for 2017, 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.