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Who we are


Since 1980, Jerry Barnett and Moments Notice Entetainment have set the bar for imaginative entertainment and music for Colorado, the entire Rocky Mountain region, and destinations. With integrity, creativity and collaboration as cornerstones, coupled with our mission of providing pure joy, we make unforgettable soundtracks for each wedding, party, gala, corporate event and special occasion. With attention to every detail, the results are seamless, energized entertainment.

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Who we are


Since 1980, Jerry Barnett and Moments Notice Entetainment have set the bar for imaginative entertainment and music for Colorado, the entire Rocky Mountain region, and destinations. With integrity, creativity and collaboration as cornerstones, coupled with our mission of providing pure joy, we make unforgettable soundtracks for each wedding, party, gala, corporate event and special occasion. With attention to every detail, the results are seamless, energized entertainment.

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Our team


Our team


JERRY BARNETT

JERRY BARNETT

MARLA GIFFORD

MARLA GIFFORD

ALTON WILLIAMS

ALTON WILLIAMS

EMILY SAUNAR

EMILY SAUNAR

Jerry Barnett

Founder and president

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Growing up in Detroit, Jerry was surrounded by "motor city music." With degrees in music from the University of Michigan, he taught while honing his professional skills performing with the likes of The Spinners, Bob Hope and Rosemary Clooney. In 1980, Jerry created Moments Notice Entertainment and today his enthusiasm, integrity and creativity are a part of every event. Lifetime Achievement Awards from ICON and the International Special Events Society proves his lasting impact on event production across the country.

Marla Gifford

Operations Director

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Marla has been part of the team since 1999 after performing as a featured dancer and instructor with MNE. Marla directs the day-to-day operations, and contracts and manages events in close partnership with Jerry. While you may never meet Marla, she is a joy to talk to and she serves all clients, with enthusiasm. Marla also opines about "Dancing with the Stars" as an ABC Super Blogger for the Denver area. Her personality and dance expertise shines in her discussion and analysis of each episode.

Alton Williams

Production Manager

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Alton sang in the church choir at age eight and never looked back. In 1976, his parents recorded a gospel album, followed by the formation of the Williams Gospel Singers, with Alton and four siblings. He then formed his own band performing in Europe, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, the UK and throughout North America. Alton joined the team with his charismatic, high-energy stage presence. Today Alton leads a number of the MNE bands and serves as production manager.

Emily SaunAr

Marketing director

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Colorado native Emily Saunar was born singing. With 20 years of professional experience, Emily captures audiences with her sultry yet powerful voice. Emily resided and performed in California and Michigan, then returned to Colorado to raise her son and began a career in education. Continuing to teach part-time, Emily is the marketing director and premier female vocalist for Moments Notice Entertainment. If you have a question, about a band or booking a band for your wedding or party, Emily is the one to call.

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Our clients


We love our clients who we have entertained at weddings, galas, debutante balls, corporate events and other special occasions (oh, the birthday parties and New Year's Eve parties!!) and destinations around the world. Bringing them pure joy.
 

Our clients


We love our clients who we have entertained at weddings, galas, debutante balls, corporate events and other special occasions (oh, the birthday parties and New Year's Eve parties!!) and destinations around the world. Bringing them pure joy.
 

Galas

Presidential Inaugural Ball, Washington DC

Swan Ball, Nashville, Tennessee
Cheekwood

Heart Ball, Phoenix, Arizona

American Cancer Society 100th Anniversary Gala, Denver, Colorado

American Red Cross 100th Anniversary Gala, Denver, Colorado

Angel Ball, Tucson, Arizona
Angel Charity for Children

Ballet Ball, Nashville, Tennessee

Big Brothers/Big Sisters Gala, New York, New York

Birmingham Museum of Art Gala, Birmingham, Alabama

Board of Governors Ball, Tempe, Arizona
25 years

Fly Ball, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas
Dallas Ballet

Hope Ball, Cancer League of Colorado

Jewell Charity Ball, Fort Worth, Texas
Cook’s Children’s Medical Center

John C. Lincoln Health Foundation Gold Ball, Phoenix, Arizona

Kentucky Derby Museum Gala, Louisville, Kentucky

Make A Wish Colorado Gala, Pink Tie Affair, Susan G. Koman Colorado

Today’s Belle Epoque Gala, Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado

Sneaker Ball, Tucson, Arizona

Symphony Ball, Houston, Texas

Luxury weddings

In the mountains
Colorado
Aspen
Beaver Creek
Breckenridge
Estes Park
Steamboat Springs
Vail

Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Park City, Utah


Other DESTINATIONS

Ufala, Alabama
Napa, California
Palm Springs, California
San Francisco, California
Montreal, Canada
London, England | Grosvenor House Hotel‎
Boca Raton, Florida | The Ritz Carlton
Palm Beach, Florida
Atlanta, Georgia
Dillard, Georgia
Macon, Georgia
Kapulua, Maui, Hawaii | The Ritz-Carlton
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
St. Louis, Missouri
Omaha, Nebraska
Santa Fe, New Mexico
New York, New York | Waldorf Astoria
Charlotte, North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina
Fajardo, Puerto Rico | El Conquistador
Nashville, Tennessee
Beaumont, Texas
Dallas, Texas
Houston, Texa
Seattle, Washington

Corporate parties and productions

American National Insurance 100th Anniversary
   Galveston, Texas
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Boehringer Ingleman
    Scottsdale, Arizona
Budweiser~Bud Light
Century Link
Cisco Systems
Coors Brewing Company
GE, Schenectady, New York
Venoco, Inc.


Debutante Galas

The Denver Debutante Ball
Denver Brown Palace
20+ years

Le Bal de Ballet
Denver Ballet Guild
20+ years

Fine Arts Foundation Debutante Ball
Denver, Colorado
20+ years

National Charity League Debutante Party
Newport Country Club, Newport, Rhode Island

The Debutante Club of New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana

Houston Chapter Debutante Ball
Houston, Texas