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Bill Hammond, Founder and President of Hammond Entertainment, is a creative and talented event producer with a track record of executing high profile live entertainment events and fundraising golf tournaments. Hammond co-created R&B Live® in 1991 with Ramon Hervey. R&B Live® included top world-renowned artists on a weekly basis, such as Stevie Wonder, Prince, Chaka Khan, Lenny Kravitz, George Duke and Joe Sample, to name a few. R&B Live® and Hammond produced over 200 live shows and 3 worldwide USO tours. 


Within the entertainment world, Bill has an arsenal of experience to pull from, which has opened the doors to him consistently partnering with celebrities and corporations such as Cedric The Entertainer, Anthony Anderson, Kaiser Permanente and many more. Since the pandemic, Bill has added to his repertoire 2020’s "biggest star” yet - the COVID-19 vaccine, wherein he is managing the logistics and operations for vaccination sites in the Napa-Solano region.


Over the course of the past 25 years, Bill has established priceless relationships with artists, agents, managers, leading sponsors and corporations around the world including, but not limited to the following:


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  • The Anthony Anderson Celebrity Golf Classic

  • Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge sponsored by Pepsi

  • Cedric The Entertainer Celebrity Golf Classic

  • Ebony Pre-Oscar Celebration

  • Essence Music Festival

  • Harris Barton & Ronnie Lott Celebrity Golf Tournament

  • Kaiser Permanente Vaccination Sites in Napa Valley & Solano

  • Lagos This Day Music Festival

  • Michael Jordan Celebrity Golf Event, Bahamas

  • "Nights in Monaco" Charity Gala

  • Stevie Wonder’s House Full of Toys Concert

  • Tanqueray Tours

  • Toigo Foundation Gala

  • Trinidad & Tobago Jazz Festival

  • Black Enterprise Women of Power Conference, sponsored by State Farm

  • All Stars Helping Kids 25th Anniversary Gala with a live performance by Earth, Wind, and Fire


To Bill, maintaining a close relationship with all of his clients is of the utmost importance, so he remains unwavering in his commitment to all projects and parties from inception through the finale, and beyond.

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