Two Triangle Elite Entertainment Companies, Deep South Entertainment and ECE, Join Forces

DEEP SOUTH ENTERTAINMENT & ECE: One Stop For All Your Entertainment Needs

RALEIGH, NC (May 11, 2017) – The two largest entertainment companies in the greater Raleigh area, Deep South Entertainment and ECE (formerly EastCoast Entertainment) have joined forces to create a strategic partnership to handle the areas band booking, event management, and audio and lighting. This will create a singular one-stop shop for all things live music in the Triangle and beyond. Whether it’s wedding bands or audio and lights, this partnership will give the community the best of the best.

Whereas Deep South’s strength has always been event management, audio and lighting, ECE is known as the largest regional talent agency in the country and is the leading provider of wedding, corporate, and variety bands.  Now, with one contact, you can get everything you need for your wedding or corporate event.

“When I was starting Deep South, I played in a cover band and ECE was my booking agency.  I’ve always had the utmost respect for the company, but particularly Raleigh’s leader, Barry Herndon.  He is truly one of the most honest and hardworking guys in the music business.  We’ve always been dear friends so it’s exciting to finally be in business together,”  said Dave Rose, President of Deep South Entertainment.

“It’s been a dream of mine to be able to work with Dave Rose. Having known each other since the early 90’s – I’ve always thought of him as one of the most hard working and honest people in our business. Our company is honored to align ourselves with a person of Dave’s character and reputation. He and his team have made Deep South Entertainment one of the most reputable entertainment agencies in the country and I couldn’t be more excited to join forces with them,” said Barry Herndon, Senior Managing Partner with ECE.

Deep South Entertainment produces some of the largest events in the region, including the North Carolina State Fair, Durham’s Art of Cool, Fayetteville’s Dogwood Festival, and Raleigh’s Y’all at Dix Park.  ECE is the area’s largest booking agency representing over 125 exclusive bands and approximately 3,000 additional acts ranging from jazz to reggae, from pop to funk and everything in between.  Their roster includes such Triangle favorites as Punch, Liquid Pleasure, Bantum Rooster, and many more.

For 15% off your next band, audio and lighting package, or event management services, use the code: Music15 when contacting either Deep South or ECE at:

About Deep South:
(919) 844-1515

About ECE:
(919) 875-1800

Photo: L to R Dave Rose, Deep South & Barry Herndon, ECE