He also developed a groundbreaking national live music program at Harrah’s Entertainment with C3 Presents and has festival production credits that include Trees Outdoor Music Festival, Dallas 2000 and 2001 New Years’ Events, and Live at the Drive-In with Jimmy Buffett in 2014. In September of 2015, Brandt co-developed the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival that takes place each year in Franklin, Tennessee featuring a 50-band, 5-stage production which has become the signature boutique festival for the Nashville/Franklin area. As a principal at Woodhouse, he is developing entertainment and hospitality projects for notable clients including Republic Property Group, Highgate Hotels and Crossroads Brewing Company.
Brandt graduated from Washington and Lee University and currently is raising a family in Dallas, Texas. Brandt has served on the Booker T Washington Arts Magnet Board, National Restaurant Association Board, Young Entrepreneurs Organization Board, and has collected numerous awards for both business and charitable efforts over the years.