When Houstonians are looking for a hip concert, hot party or cool night life options, they rely on the expertise of A Few Good Men Party Planning and Management Co.
Tavares “T. White” White, Damon Gims and Derrick Vaughn began throwing parties at their respective HBCU schools — Texas Southern and Southern University. After college, the trio combined their business knowledge with their passion for creating memorable events, to form a blockbuster entertainment company.
Read on as Vaughn and White offer their take on the business they love.
What services do you provide?
Derrick Vaughn: We specialize in event marketing and management such as concerts, event planning, club promotions and even graphic design along with printing, DJ booking, photography and artist management.
What big names have you worked with?
Vaughn: John Legend, J. Cole, Common, Chris Brown, Bow Wow, Estelle, Jahiem, Musiq Soulchild, Maxwell, 112, Keyshia Cole, Case, Tank, Jodeci, Dwele, the Roots, Robert Glasper, Macy Gray, Mystikal, Talib Kweli, Bun B, Slim Thug, Paul Wall, 8-Ball & MJG, DMX, Mannie Fresh, Jazze Pha, Devin the Dude, Too $hort, Cedric The Entertainer, Mike Epps, Russell Simmons, Terrence Howard, Vivica A. Fox. We can’t name them all!
How does social media help your business?
Vaughn: Our business was built with social media in mind. It is important to our business to get information out on events & concerts, club promotions, job openings and news as fast as possible to our audience. With today’s social media apps we are able to reach thousands of people in a short
period of time.
Tavares White: Our goal is to produce major concerts and events with major artists and brands across the world. We are currently expanding our design, print and marketing agency to reach clients nationally. The ultimate goal is have sold-out shows in major arenas across the country and world. With the good Lord’s blessing, we will reach that goal.