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Contents of the Artist Booking Agreement

ARTICLE I

  • THE ENGAGEMENT
  • PAYMENT
  • CANCELLATION
  • REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES & AGREEMENTS

ARTICLE II

  • GENERAL PROVISIONS

 

CONTRACT SAMPLE

This ‘ARTIST BOOKING AGREEMENT’ (“Agreement”) is made by and entered into between the [VENUE NAME] (the “Venue”) and [PROMOTER NAME] (the “Promoter” — a representative of [ARTIST NAME] (the “Artist”)), and is executed as a binding agreement as of the Effective Date (Venue, Artist and Promoter are sometimes herein referred to collectively as the “Parties” or individually as a “Party”).

 

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE

WHEREAS, Promoter hereby engages artist, and artist hereby agrees to perform at the engagement herein after referred to within the terms and conditions contained herein.

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises and other good and valuable consideration considered hereinafter, the receipt and sufficiency of which are acknowledged by the Parties, and agree as follows:

 

ARTICLE I

  1. THE ENGAGEMENT:

Name of event:

Name of venue:

Venue address:

Promoter:

Contact number(s)/email:

Date of performance:

Hours of operation:

 

[Optional Provision]

Promoter shall provide artist with:

(a)    Required equipment:

 

_______________________________________;

(b) Guest list of [NUMBER] ([#]) people;

(c) VIP access area with access pass;

(d) Refreshments;

(e) Other

  1. PAYMENT

The Artist’s performance fee for this event is $____________ of which a deposit of $____________ is required upon signing contract. Deposit should be made payable to the Promoter in the form of certified check, money order, or bank wire within five (5) business days of signing the contract. No personal checks will be accepted. The balance of $______________ shall be paid to the Artist in cash upon arrival at venue immediately prior to performance.

  1. CANCELLATION

A minimum of thirty (30) days cancellation is required to receive a refund. If adequate notice is not given, the deposit will be forfeited. Bookings are not confirmed until deposit and contracts are received. Artist’s name shall not be used on publications (flyers), or any other promotional materials until receipt of booking confirmation.

  1. REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES & AGREEMENTS

The Parties Acknowledge, Represent, Warrant and Agree

(a) Audio recording in any way is prohibited unless approved by the artist.

(b) Promoter agrees to provide a lawful, secure venue with all necessary permits to conduct the event.

(c) When applicable, promoter shall provide transportation in the way of one (1) plane ticket. All travel arrangements must be approved within fourteen (14) days prior  the engagement.

(d) When applicable, promoter shall provide one suitable hotel room with late checkout.

(e) It is agreed and understood that for if any reasons other than the failure of the promoters to produce these events according to the standards agreed upon herein, an act of God, Civil war, or any other natural disaster of which the artist has no control, the artist will be ready and able to perform as per the agreement. If the artist fails to appear for any reasons other than those stated above, it is agreed that the deposit will be returned to the promoter fully, and promptly.

(f)   The promoter, by signing this agreement, warrants he/she is eighteen (18) years of age or older and is authorized to enter into a legally binding contract.

(g) This agreement may not be changed, modified, or altered in any way except under full agreement by an authorized agent of both the promoter and agent of the artist.

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