Our Company.


We partner with clients and artists to deliver experiences that matter.

Every experience has the power to educate, empower, and transform the minds and lives of others. Bass/Schuler Entertainment has been in the business of helping organizations create experiences that matters for 20+ years! 

When you need to deliver an experience that matters, 
our experience matters. 


Why Choose Bass / Schuler?

Our experienced team helps you select the right talent and create an event to remember.

Premium Talent

Working with us means you’ll access our carefully curated, constantly evolving talent pool.

Impeccable Service

We hold customer service close to our hearts. Our main aim is to bring a smile to your and your audience’s faces. 

Friendly Staff

We are proud to say that we share views on kindness and going the extra mile with our entire staff.

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Meet the Bass / Schuler Team

Our team of specialists is here to connect you to the best of the best talent money can buy. We’d be delighted to hear from you!



Scott Bass

Scott is a well-known figure in the industry, often fascinating others with his deep knowledge of The Beatles and baseball, endless stories, and near professional golfing skills.

Colleagues and clients describe Scott as:
An onion with layers that we may never know. Unafraid of improving. Introspective – does the work.



Chris Schuler

When Chris is not hard at work finding talent and taking care of clients, he is either baking bread, sailing the high seas, or using music to communicate his deepest emotions.

Colleagues and clients describe Chris as: Down-to-earth, laid back, and humble with a great sense of humor that is almost as great as his hair. Unpretentious, but cares deeply.


Matt Garard

Matt Garard is no stranger to the world of college entertainment. He began his journey as a member of Mission iMPROVable Tourco. in 2010. Here he won Campus Activities Magazine’s Entertainer of The Year award in 2013 and Comedy Act of The Year in 2014. 

Colleagues and clients describe Matt as:
A fun loving improvisor who feels all the feelings, and encourages others to do so as well. Matt enjoys sunsets, kittens, and eating BBQ with his hands. 


Media and Marketing

Jacki Schwarz

Jacki was born to resize images and is practically a natural. She’s a performer herself and knows how to make our artists stand out!

Colleagues and clients describe Jacki as:
Bringing creativity and fresh perspectives.  She’s a mother to a very fat cat and a robot vacuum.


Office Manager

Rachel Wolfson

Rachel is the anchor that keeps Bass/Schuler operations running smoothly and is a champion for clients and artists.

Colleagues and clients describe Rachel as:
A personable, multi-talented professional that knows everyone and remembers EVERYTHING. Nothing drops between the cracks.   


Office Coordinator

Amanda Hranicka

As the first person that new clients and new artists speak to, Amanda sets the tone and is known for her friendly, warm personality.

Colleagues and clients describe Amanda as:
Curious, always exploring how things work and how to make them better. Excellent at follow-up – resolves questions and concerns quickly.


Bass / Schuler Alumni

Are you an artist looking to see if we’re worth it? Check out some of our alumni and see how well they’ve done for themselves!

Kevin Hart

Bill Burr

Greg Fitzsimmons

Rachel Feinstein

Ben Bailey

Judah Friedlander

Joel Chasnoff

Dan St. Germain


A History of Excellence

We have partnered with organizations large and small to deliver the best experiences.


Bass/Schuler Entertainment has worked with thousands of schools to program events since 1999. Our extensive roster of performers has traveled from Alaska to Maine and back again, entertaining, engaging and educating students over 100,000 times on campuses of all shapes and sizes. Our agents work with you to find the perfect performer for your event and our amazing office support staff help every step of the way to make sure you have everything you need. We really mean it when we say our experience will make your experience unforgettable.


Taste of Chicago

Chicago Mayor’s Office of Special Events

Milwaukee Summerfest

Naperville Ribfest

Rockford on the Waterfront

Wisconsin State Fair

Indiana State Fair

Minnesota State Fair

Illinois State Fair

Downers Grove -Heritage Fest

Dekalb Cornfest

Halsted Street Market Days

Celebrate on State Street -Berghoff


Rockford First Night

Evanston First Night

Prairie Center for the Arts

And many other community festivals and park district events


Bank of America



Microsoft Corporation


Barnes & Noble


The Chicago Bears

Navy Pier

Leo Burnett USA

Alzheimer’s Association

National Black Expo

Chicago White Sox

Lexus Motors, Inc.

Neiman Marcus

Coldwell Banker

Brittney Spears Tour

Kraft Global, Inc.

Ace Hardware

Prudential Securities

Pheasant Run Resort

Leukemia Society

National Restaurant Association

North Shore Country Club

Green Acres Country Club

Green Bay Packers/ Titletown

Chicago Yacht Club

Sysco Food Services

Goodwill Industries

Crystal Lake Country Club Boy Scouts of America

Chicago Mayor’s Office of Special Events

Claussen Pickle Co.

WGN Radio


Lincoln Park Zoo

Shedd Aquarium

Paul McCartney Tour Party

Kraft Global, Inc.