Bradley Ford is the owner and operator of Snyder Entertainment and is our resident rock star who brings the passion of Wembley Arena to every event no matter how big or small. As a founding member of the rock band Bleach, Brad brings a ton of experience to the table for your event. He has been a resident of Nashville since 1996 and spent a decade in the music business as an Entertainer, Artist, Songwriter, A&R Rep, Music Publisher and Law Student. He co-wrote several charting songs including the number 1 song Super Good Feeling. He was nominated for Dove Awards including a win for Modern Rock Song of the Year in 1997. Brad has toured the world and experienced many different types of events and cultures so he understands that details play a large part to ensuring success. He has an intense comprehension of how an event flows and can assist in staging the best possible outcome for every type of event. Outside of an entertainer, you also get an event planner with Brad. His reviews are consistent about how well the event flows, the perfect mix of music due to his extensive library and most importantly, he does it all with a smile. He has a passion for Videography and Photography and has been steadily growing Snyder Entertainment's Corporate and Wedding video business. He's a true collector of music and has playlists that span all the way back to the 1920's. Brad is a true professional and will bring a wealth of experience that is hard to match in the Nashville area.
J Clark Anderson
J Clark started as a music mixer with our team several years ago and has moved up to one of our most requested DJ’s every year. His strength is connecting with people and really creating a genuine relationship from the first meeting until the day of the event. If you found him alone on a Friday night he would probably be turning up the radio to Classic Rock favorites, but on the day of your event you can guarantee he is locked into your choices. Truly a favorite personality of multiple top wedding vendors around the Nashville area for his constant smile, his “can do” attitude makes the stress of those big days seem a little less. When you hire J Clark it is safe to say it is time to get your music and dancing "Boogie" shoes ready…he is ready to play!
Kamron Patterson grew up in a very athletic family in Cleveland, Ohio. He and his three sisters all played soccer but would also spend time together engaging in hiking, camping, snowboarding, and just about anything else they could get outside and do. As his athletic career grew he would start to develop skills for creating warm-up CD's for his High School sports teams and was therefore introduced to the power of music. After High School, Kam played soccer at a Division 3 school outside Cleveland called Hiram College and this is where he began his DJ career. Just 2 weeks into his freshman year, Kam landed his first gig at the only bar on campus and quickly became the house DJ playing every Friday and Saturday night the rest of the year.
It was in 2012 when Kam had the opportunity to DJ his first wedding and in the summer of 2013 Kam decided he was going to focus on his music. He moved to Tennessee to study Audio Production at MTSU and has been a happy Nashville resident ever since. Through his education Kam has become adept in many aspects of the Audio Visual world and has had the opportunity to work with celebrities such as Tim McGraw and Ruben Studdard. He has honed his skills in live sound production and has landed jobs with notable establishments such as Puckett's Grocery and Southside Community Church. Kam has a knack for creativity and knows how to get the job done. Entertainment has always been a part of Kam's life and now he is unlocking his full potential. Just as he has always done in athletics Kam now practices and strives everyday to grow his abilities as a entertainer. We found Kam in the fall of 2016 and he has been rocking our events ever since!
Indelible mixes, daring mash ups, and nostalgic taste are just a few of the ways New York native Jason Psanis leaves his mark on those exposed to the sound waves he emits during a set. With a vast spectrum of influence, his arrangements provoke a sensational vibe for whatever atmosphere he and his listeners may be sharing. Jay has held multiple residencies at venues including; Plan B and Rooftop 120 (Glastonbury, CT), he was also invited to the State University of New York, Oneonta’s 2015 winter fashion show to DJ the catwalk. Not to mention catching the eye of the notorious cruise line Royal Caribbean International. JP landed a contract and performed abroad on the Majesty of the Seas and Voyager of the Seas as the single primary DJ onboard, entertaining thousands from around the world. Eventually landing in Nashville, Jay is currently making his rounds in the heart of downtown Nashville's nightlife scene, appearing at bars and clubs where the opportunity arises.
Jacob Hess comes from the hills of Huntington West Virginia and moved to Tennessee at the age of 5. He started djing in 2016 as a passion project for his favorite genre of music EDM. It didn’t take him long until he was active in the clubs in and around Nashville on all their EDM nights. One of his favorite memories was the very first time he played in front of a crowd at a club called Tempt for his friends birthday and his mom and friends were all in attendance. And he hasn’t looked back since that night. Jacob loves sports and in high school he played Basketball, Football AND Baseball. When he’s not out DJ'ing you can find Jacob producing music or knee deep in anything outdoors related.
DJ, multi-instrumentalist, and producer, Chase Akers grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, working in the studio of his father: legendary composer and arranger, Tim Akers (Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind, and Fire). The R&B and soul music of his childhood helped to shape his own brand of soulful electronica and house that he began creating as a teenager. Chase found djaying a few years later and began to combine thumping house rhythms with R&B-centric tracks to create engaging DJ sets. Influenced by hip hop, downtempo, and house - he would soon develop his own brand of cross-genre blending that features pop-centric song melody and seamless mixtures of danceable rhythms.
Chase learned the ropes playing in the Nashville club circuit at venues such as 12th and Porter, Mai, and Virago. After his initial success, he began to acquire headlining DJ positions at venues such as Bastion, Valentine, and The Back Corner - before closing out the Vanderbilt University commencement party for over 6,000 people.
When not performing as a DJ, Chase spends his days producing his own music - as well as tracks for various artists both locally and globally, such as Chancellor Warhol, Pyxis, STEALTH, and others. His production work brought him to London in early 2017 to collaborate with some of the city’s top writers and producers - creating tracks that exemplify his grooving production style. Centered around soulful melody and lush textures, Chase’s music blends effortlessly into his dynamic DJ sets. Whether playing a set of throwback hip hop at a cocktail lounge, or thumping high-energy tracks for a club full of party-goers - Chase will command the crowd until the end of the night.
Zack McCann is a new, extremely talented, addition to the Snyder Entertainment team. Honestly there’s not much that Zack cannot do. He is a trained actor, MC, guitarist, podcast and radio host, KJ and the list goes on and on. Zack graduated from Belmont University Magna Cum Laude in 2011 which is also the year he was awarded “Best Young Actor” at the Nashville First Night Awards. Zack is the Assistant Director for Snyder Entertainment Murder Mystery Experiences and is using that acting ability in all of the Snyder Entertainment MC training courses. Zack is a diehard Nashville Predators fan and actually Co-Host’s “Central Divided,” a podcast dedicated to NHL’s Central Division, as well as the Co-Host of “SlapShot Radio,” the regions longest running hockey show. Zack will be playing a large role at Snyder Entertainment for our growing MC business. There is a need for strong voices that can professionally MC/Host conferences, trade shows, award programs and more. Zack’s experience as MC for VIP Dance, which is one of the largest dance competitions in the U.S., makes him the perfect addition to our corporate events team. You will also be finding Zack headlining our Karaoke events for 2018
Chaise is a Nashville Native who prides himself on his fiery musical obsession. A Belmont University grad, Chaise works both in the music industry and the event industry and brings a unique, unwavering passion to each of his events. Chaise’s experience includes DJ'ing, in all facets, for the better part of a decade (clubs, private parties, weddings, corporate events, kid’s parties, etc.) as well as years of touring experience in country music. Chaise’s strengths include a jovial disposition, and an overwhelmingly positive attitude paired with an encyclopedic knowledge of songs.
Henry’s bottom line is that he enjoys bringing excitement out of people on the dance floor. He has been as active DJ for 2 years now and it is something he takes very seriously. He cut his teeth doing hundreds of skate parties which has made him THE educated source on anything Young Top 40 and Hip Hop. He’s passionate about performing for your Sweet 16, Prom, School Dance, Wedding, or Birthday Party. Henry will make sure you and your guests have the best time of your life!