About – Rock Solid Entertainment

Mission Statement
At Rock Solid Entertainment L.L.C., we are committed to providing excellent quality entertainment services in which consistently goes above and beyond and exceeds the expectations of our clients. We are empowered and strive to create new and innovative ways to enhance live entertainment in today's ever-changing music formats. We are dedicated to remain a live music entertainment company with a focus on our audience's satisfaction. We are only as good as our worst band.

Our Vision
Establish a working relationship with other talent scouts and or agencies, concert promoters, record labels, managers and producers in the entertainment industry.

We will establish a working relationship within the entertainment industry for the sole purpose of expanding the entertainment horizons to non-profit organizations & profit organization for fundraisers, political fundraisers and all types of concerts including but not limited to ceremonies and different entertainment events.

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Biography
Brad Broadrick
owns and operates Rock Solid Entertainment bringing over 15 years experience in the music industry to RSE's service offerings.

Brad Broadrick began his career in entertainment while attending college at the University of Mississippi, in Oxford, MS where he started as the social chairman for his fraternity and quickly progressed to the Student Programming Board as the Entertainment Chairperson bringing in larger shows and developing an acoustic series called Union Unplugged.

He promoted such shows like 311 and No Doubt, Phish, The Allman Brothers, Lyle Lovett, Widespread Panic, B.B. King and more. To gain experience in the club facet, he also worked for Jeff Bransford at Proud Larry's and Lyric Hall promoting shows like Medeski, Martin & Wood, Galactic, and North Mississippi All Stars and Morphine.

After Broadrick graduated, he took a job working for a small boutique booking agency called Metro Talent Group with Cass Scripps in Atlanta for two and half years. He worked with such artists as Drivin' n' Cryin, Edwin McCain, Dash Rip Rock, and Big Ass Truck. He was promoted to be the responsible agent for the Rob Thorworth Trio and SKWZBXX; two very successful regional acts that played over 200 dates a year each. Also during this time Broadrick was securing talent for such colleges as Duke University and the University of Alabama.
During this time, Broadrick also worked seasonally at Lakewood Amphitheatre as a Corporate Sales VIP Host under Renata Circeo. Such corporate clients included Delta, Coke, and Coors Light.

Broadrick was then asked to help buy talent for the old Chameleon Club, which was, renamed the Dive Bar. The grand opening saw the Smithereens hit the stage. The club now after many reincarnations is called the Peachtree Tavern, which he still putting acts into today.

In December 1999, Broadrick left Metro Talent Group to move to Chicago, IL where he began working as road manager for local band Hello Dave and doing sales and promotions for Fresh Tracks Music and Mountain Records. While living in Chicago he was asked to book Lakeview Links, now called The Bottom Lounge and worked at Wise Fools Pub promoting shows. He was a member of C.H.A.T. (Chicago Harmony and Truth) a music organization to network bands and industry professionals. He also worked booking talent for the Tweeter Center in Tinley Park, IL for their Corporate VIP area in the summers of 2001 and 2002.

In March of 2003, Broadrick left Chicago to return to his hometown in Atlanta and began talent buying for Andrews Upstairs and East Andrews.
In February of 2004, Broadrick started his own company conducting business as Rock Solid Entertainment LLC.

In July 2004, Brad began booking CJ's Landing, a local Atlanta music venue.
In March 2005, Turner South approached Broadrick about booking the My South Rocks concert series for the Atlanta Braves, a 13 game series held every Friday home game at Turner Field.

In June 2005, he broke off from Andrews Upstairs to focus on his own company and do more quality type shows at various venues that made sense. Soon after finding out about his departure, Foundry Entertainment asked Broadrick to become a talent consultant on their new music venue The Melting Point in Athens, GA, located at the Foundry Park Inn & Spa.

In April 2007, He was asked to be the talent buyer for the Cypress Grill at Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf in Cordele, GA where he has expanded the Rock Solid Entertainment brand to southern Georgia. “The venue is located right on the water and gives a whole new vibe to playing outside during the warmer months” Broadrick added.

In May 2008, Broadrick took the job of Assistant Production Manager for Chastain Park, which is continually voted on by Pollstar magazine to be one of the Best Small Outdoor Venues year after year. He handled all show and stage details for such acts as Trace Atkins, Boys II Men & Morris Day & the Time, and Corey Smith.

Broadrick is a member of:
Southeastern Talent Buyers Association
NARAS (National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences)
7:30 Club (Atlanta based music industry professionals)

He has spoken on Music Panels at:
Atlantis Music Conference (Atlanta, GA) 2006, 2007, 2008
Cutting Edge Music Conference (New Orleans, LA) 2007
Dewey Beach Music Conference (Dewey Beach, DE) 2009
Florida Music Festival (Orlando, FL) 2006

Accolades:
Atlanta 2006 Creative Loafing Reader's Pick: Best Local Promoter