Renaissance Hollywood Hotel
This landmark Hollywood hotel retained KBH Entertainment to create and produce music programs and special events. The first such event was the Indie Thursday Showcase. What started as a simple concept of showcasing independent artists soon became a bastion for music industry networking, celebrities and one of the most sought-after performance opportunities in tinsel-town. During it’s 3 1/2 year run, the Indie Thursday Showcase put over 400 indie artists in paid gigs. In addition to live music nights, red carpet special events were produced at the hotel including Pre-Grammy parties. KBH also was responsible for booking ASCAP’s “I Create Music” live performances during this mega-convention held annually at the hotel.
Anaheim International Film Festival
The Inaugural AIFF was the first festival of discovery and innovation with the primary mission of creating and providing an environment to inspire, nurture, promote and showcase the work of emerging independent film talent and pay tribute to accomplished film artists. A world-class festival not only as an integral part of the cultural fabric of the City of Anaheim but also as a prime event in Orange County’s cultural calendar and an important stop on the international festival circuit. For our inaugural year we plan to screen over 100 of some of the best contemporary films from across America and around the globe. KBH Entertainment provided celebrity gala guests including Mira Sorvino, Paul Sorvino, Hector Elizondo and Natasha Henstridge.
Temecula Int’l Film & Music Festival
This unique film festival blossomed from a small grassroots affair in 1995 with 600 attendees to a star-studded, international attraction with over 15,000 in attendance and generating 15 million media impressions worldwide. This annual event was also voted one of the top ten “best kept secret film festivals” in the United States. In addition to featuring some of today’s most promising filmmakers and music artists, the TVIFF has honored the biggest names in the business including Ray Charles, Peter Bagdonovich, Smokey Robinson, William Shatner, Isaac Hayes, Shirley Jones, Rita Coolidge, Carl Reiner, Lou Rawls, Virginia Madsen, Michael Madsen, Mary Steenburgen, Etta James, Kenny Loggins, Dionne Warwick and Martin Sheen to name only a few. Serving as Executive Consultant, KBH founder Brent Harvey provides celebrity award recipients/presenters for the closing gala, coordinates/moderates workshop panels and assists with securing sponsorship.
MDA’s Black & Blue Ball
Executive Consultant / Talent Booker
This Muscular Dystrophy Association event has been voted the most popular and successful fundraiser in Santa Barbara, CA for ten years. These sold out galas generate the largest amount of proceeds of all the MDA mid-state chapter events. KBH has provided live entertainment for this great cause since 1998 including Foreigner (featuring Jason Bonham on drums), The Family Stone, Dennis Quaid & the Sharks, Eddie Money, Sheila E., Edgar Winter, The Dazz Band and The China Club All Stars featuring Gary Busey.
China Club Hollywood
This long running, exclusive weekly occurrence became a legendary event. A-list musicians such as Bruce Springsteen, Rod Stewart, Elton John, Stephen Stills (pictured), Bonnie Raitt, John Entwistle, Stevie Wonder, to name just a few, have graced the China Club stage. Celebrities like Bruce Willis and Jim Belushi have also joined in to create the most amazing stage combinations in history. Brent Harvey consulted and assisted with talent procurement and promotion during the event’s third incarnation.
TNT’s Coverage of LA Lakers Playoffs
KBH Entertainment founder, Brent Harvey, was asked by the Ted Turner network (TNT) to serve as Production Manager for their national coverage of the 2004 NBA playoff games at Staples Center, Los Angeles. The LA Lakers won the NBA Western Conference Championship and advanced to the NBA finals for the fourth time in five years by beating the Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs and the Minnesota Timberwolves! Ultimately, the Detroit Pistons emerged as the NBA champs after defeating the Lakers 4 games to 1.
Fire Flies Skin Art Fashion Show
The most unique, creative and revealing fashion show ever at the Sunset Room (Hollywood, CA) was also the most highly publicized. Out of the capacity crowd in attendance, half were press and paparazzi. This star studded event, featuring the amazing skin art creations of Tina Marie Stoker, was the talk of the town for weeks. Fashion show models included Traci Bingham, Christa Campbell and Gervase Peterson. In addition, KBH arranged feature TV appearances for Tina Marie and her amazing craft including “Ripley’s Believe It Or Not” and “Good Morning LA.”
Preparation, talent coordination and execution of live, pre-game interviews and analyst commentaries for NBA TV at the 2004 NBA playoffs and NBA finals at Staples Center, Los Angeles. Most of the Laker super stars were prepped and interviewed including Shaquille O’Neal, Karl Malone, Kobe Bryant, Rick Fox, Derek Fisher, Luke Walton and coach Phil Jackson.