Willow Entertainment
Boston & New York

Founded in 1980 by Brian Walkley, Willow Entertainment began as the booking agency for “The Willow Jazz Club” located in Ball Square, Somerville. The club became well known as an “Artist’s Jazz Club” and fostered the careers of many soon to be jazz legends such as Kevin Eubanks (currently of the Tonight Show Band), Joshua Redman, John Scofield, Scott Henderson, Kenny Werner, James Williams, Lyle Mays and members of the Miles Davis Band.

Over the years, Willow transitioned into one of the leading entertainment companies in the northeast, specializing in entertainment for weddings, corporate parties, holiday parties, summer parties, fundraisers, concerts, festivals. bar/bat mitzvahs, grand openings and social affairs of every kind. With offices in Boston and New York, our company has its finger on the pulse of today’s most sought after, innovative & reputable bands, soloists, disc jockeys & specialty entertainers in the industry. Our intimate involvement with these artists allow us to remain on the cutting edge of musical trends and customer demands, and increase the standard of quality at the planning and executing phase of every event we produce.

Our reputation has earned us the honor of being the choice entertainment providers at some of the most discerning clientele and respected venues throughout the Northeast. From the finest hotels in Boston & New York, to the Mansions of Newport, to the beach-side resorts of Cape Cod and The Islands, we always leave a lasting impression of professionalism and artistry that keeps clients calling us again and again.

Our friendly, knowledgeable, and experienced staff will gladly assist you through every step of the process, from the first call until the day of your event, and beyond. We are fully licensed, bonded and insured and our 24-hour emergency line means that you can always speak with a Willow representative. Clients who use our services can rest comfortably, with the assurance that their entertainers will arrive on time, appropriately dressed, and ready to exceed all expectations.


Brian Walkley
Founder / Promoter

In 1980, Brian Walkley founded Willow Entertainment soon after becoming the exclusive booking agent for the famed Somerville Jazz Spot, the "Willow Jazz Club." Over the next decade, with his knowledge of music and promotions, Walkley brought Willow to the forefront of the Boston music scene. Walkley devotes much of his time to promoting, booking, and marketing jazz festivals and concerts in the American and European markets. An accomplished jazz pianist, Brian also remains on the faculty of The Boston Conservatory of Music




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