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Are you searching for unforgettable live entertainment experiences in Michigan? Look no further than Gallatin Entertainment, your premier booking agency dedicated to curating the perfect musical ambiance for every occasion.

Greggie and the Jets

Elton John Tribute Act

About Us

At Gallatin Entertainment, we pride ourselves on our extensive experience and deep-rooted passion for live music. Founded by industry veteran Tom Tesnow, our agency stands as a testament to decades of commitment to delivering exceptional entertainment to audiences across Michigan and beyond.

At Gallatin Entertainment, we pride ourselves on our extensive experience and deep-rooted passion for live music. Founded by industry veteran Tom Tesnow, our agency stands as a testament to decades of commitment to delivering exceptional entertainment to audiences across Michigan and beyond.

Our Mission

We understand that every event is unique, which is why we’re dedicated to tailoring our services to suit your vision. Whether you’re planning a corporate gathering, festival, fair, or private celebration, we’re here to provide the perfect soundtrack that will leave a lasting impression on your guests.

Channel 4’s Devin Scillian

The KufflinKs

Michigan Event Band

Band Booking Services

From cover bands and tribute bands to original artists, our roster boasts diverse talent capable of catering to a wide range of musical tastes. Whether you’re a fan of classic rock, country, jazz, or folk, we have the perfect act to elevate your event.

Booking Agency FAQ

  1. What Types of Live Entertainment Options Do Booking Agencies Offer?
  2. Can Booking Agencies Provide Examples of Past Performances?
  3. How Flexible Are Performers’ Availability for Event Dates?
  4. What Are the Typical Rates and What’s Included in the Pricing?
  5. Do Booking Agencies Have Specific Requirements for the Performance Space?
  6. Are There Any Extra Fees or Expenses to Consider?
  7. What’s the Typical Duration of a Performance?
  8. Can Performances Be Customized to Suit Specific Event Themes or Preferences?

What Types of Live Entertainment Options Do Booking Agencies Offer?

Booking agencies typically provide a diverse range of live entertainment options tailored to various events. This can include bands, solo artists, DJs, comedians, and specialty acts like magicians or acrobats. The goal is to offer a selection that caters to different tastes and preferences, ensuring there’s something for everyone attending an event. The Forbes article mentions, “More of us are choosing to listen to more music we’re familiar with, because this familiarity is, in effect, a form of medicine.” 

At Gallatin Entertainment, we pride ourselves on offering a wide variety of live entertainment options to suit different occasions. From energetic live cover bands and tribute bands to captivating original artists, we strive to provide a diverse lineup. Founder Tom Tesnow, with over four decades of experience in the entertainment industry, has always emphasized the importance of catering to a broad audience, saying, “We want to make sure there’s something for everyone at every event.” 

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Can Booking Agencies Provide Examples of Past Performances?

Booking agencies often showcase past performances to demonstrate the quality and versatility of their talent pool. Additionally, they may offer references from satisfied clients to reassure potential customers about their reliability and the entertainment value they provide.

At Gallatin Entertainment, we have an extensive portfolio of past performances that showcase the caliber of our acts. Additionally, most of the bands featured on our website have short video clips available for viewing, allowing potential customers to get a glimpse of their performance style. We’re more than happy to provide references from clients who have been delighted with our services. Founder Tom Tesnow, known for his keen eye for talent and dedication to client satisfaction, believes in letting our track record speak for itself, stating, “Our satisfied clients are a testament to the quality of our performances and the satisfaction we bring to every event.”

Some Like It Yacht

How Flexible Are Performers' Availability for Event Dates?

Booking agencies understand the importance of securing entertainment that aligns with specific event dates. They typically work closely with performers who can adjust their schedules to accommodate different timelines and ensure availability for clients’ desired dates.

At Gallatin Entertainment, we prioritize flexibility when it comes to performers’ availability. We understand the significance of having entertainment on the right day, and we ensure our performers can tailor their schedules accordingly. Founder Tom Tesnow, renowned for his professionalism and commitment to client needs, emphasizes our dedication, stating, “We’re dedicated to making sure our clients get the entertainment they want, when they want it.”

What Are the Typical Rates and What's Included in the Pricing?

Booking agencies usually have transparent pricing structures that encompass the performance fee along with any additional expenses such as travel, accommodations, and equipment rental. Rates may vary depending on factors like the specific act, duration of the performance, and location.

At Gallatin Entertainment, we offer comprehensive pricing packages designed to meet the unique requirements of each event. Our rates are transparent, and we include all necessary elements for a seamless entertainment experience. Founder Tom Tesnow, known for his fair and transparent dealings, stresses our commitment to transparency, saying, “We want our clients to know exactly what they’re getting and what they’re paying for.”

Tommy Steele Band

Do Booking Agencies Have Specific Requirements for the Performance Space?

Booking agencies often have specific technical requirements to ensure optimal sound and lighting quality during performances. These requirements could include stage dimensions, power outlets, sound equipment, and access to dressing rooms.

At Gallatin Entertainment, we may have specific requirements to ensure our performers can deliver outstanding performances. We collaborate closely with clients and venues to assess any logistical considerations and make necessary arrangements. Founder Tom Tesnow highlights our attention to detail, stating, “We want to create an environment that enhances the performance and maximizes audience enjoyment.”

Are There Any Extra Fees or Expenses to Consider?

In addition to the performance fee, there may be additional fees or expenses associated with booking entertainment through an agency. These could include travel costs, accommodations, equipment rental fees, and any special requests or add-ons.

At Gallatin Entertainment, there might be additional fees beyond the performance fee, depending on the specific requirements of the event. If a band is coming from far away, travel expenses will be factored in. We provide a comprehensive breakdown of all costs upfront to ensure full transparency. Founder Tom Tesnow emphasizes our commitment to open communication, saying, “We want our clients to budget confidently for their event with no surprises along the way.”

What's the Typical Duration of a Band Performance?

Performances booked through agencies can vary in duration depending on the event’s needs and the preferences of the client. They typically range from one to three hours but can be adjusted accordingly.

At Gallatin Entertainment, we understand that performance duration can vary based on the event’s requirements. We work closely with clients to determine the ideal length for their event, ensuring it flows seamlessly and leaves a lasting impression on guests. Founder Tom Tesnow emphasizes our flexibility, stating, “We’ll tailor the performance length to suit your needs and preferences.”

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The last Michigan Booking Agency you'll ever need

Looking to book live entertainment for your event? Gallatin Entertainment, founded by industry veteran Tom Tesnow, is your go-to Michigan Booking Agency. Beyond mere bookings, it embodies a rich musical legacy and a lifelong passion for exceptional live entertainment. Cover Bands, Tribute Bands, and Original Bands.

Tom, renowned for publishing The Magazine of Country Music for 40 years, has a deep background in the music industry. The magazine, now in the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum, holds the record as the longest-running country music publication. Tom’s journey has uniquely positioned Gallatin Entertainment as more than just a booking agency—it’s a curator of experiences, bridging past beats with present rhythms.

Our roster features diverse talent like Channel 4’s Devin Scillian, American Ride – Toby Keith Tribute, Kenny Rogers Tribute, Tommy Steele Band, The KufflinKs, Some Like It Yacht, and Atomic Radio, all embodying exceptional live entertainment.

What sets us apart? It’s not just booking bands; it’s entrusting your event to a team with unparalleled music commitment and industry knowledge. Tom Tesnow’s journey, from founding the magazine to managing countless bands, infuses Gallatin Entertainment with a unique understanding of unforgettable events.

Planning a concert series, festival, fair, or any event that needs a soundtrack? Gallatin Entertainment is here to guide you, ensuring the perfect entertainment aligned with your vision. Your event isn’t just another booking; it’s an opportunity to create memories through the power of music.

To book live entertainment that transcends the ordinary, reach out to Tom Tesnow at 810.343.0617 or send an email to 
gallatinentertainment@gmail.com. With the best live cover bands and tribute bands in our repertoire, Gallatin Entertainment is ready to transform your event into an unforgettable melody.

Tom Tesnow with artists throughout the years

Tom Tesnow - Magazine Of Country Music

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