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CONTRACT CONTENTS

ARTICLE I

  • OBJECT
  • DATE(S) AND PLACE(S)
  • PUNCTUALITY
  • REMUNERATION
  • TRAVEL, ACCOMMODATION EXPENSES AND PER DIEM
  • RECORDINGS AND RADIO OR TELEVISION BROADCAST

ARTICLE II

  • GENERAL PROVISIONS

CONTRACT SAMPLE

This ‘CONTRACT FOR HIRE (LIVE PERFORMANCE)’ (“Agreement”) is made by and entered into between [PRODUCER NAME] (the “Producer”) and [/ARTIST /MUSICIAN /BACKUP-SINGER NAME] (the “Artist”), and is executed as a binding agreement as of the Effective Date (Producer and Artist are sometimes herein referred to collectively as the “Parties” or individually as a “Party”).

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE

WHEREAS, The Producer wishes to hire the [/Artist /Musician /Backup Singer] for to perform at the live performance(s).

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, the Producer and the Artist agree as follows:

 

ARTICLE I

  1. OBJECT

The Artist is hired as a(n) [(choose one) /Artist /Musician /Backup Singer] to participate in the following live performance, [LIVE PERFORMANCE NAME]

  1. DATE(S) AND PLACE(S)

Date(s) and place(s) and time(s) of the rehearsals:

DATE PLACE TIME
  1. PUNCTUALITY

The Artist must be at the place of rehearsal or at the place of live performance at the scheduled time.

  1. REMUNERATION

The Artist shall receive the following remuneration from the Producer per rehearsal, [$AMOUNT], ([$###]). The Artist shall receive the following remuneration from the Producer per live performance, [$AMOUNT], ([$###]).

  1. TRAVEL, ACCOMMODATION EXPENSES AND PER DIEM

Where the Artist incurs travel and accommodation expenses in the execution of this contract, the Producer must:

(a) Reimburse the Artist for any travel fees; and

(b) Book and pay directly for the Artist’s single hotel room, breakfast included.

Where the Artist needs to have meals outside the Artist’s domicile and during the execution of the present contract, the Producer must pay the Artist a flat fee of per travel day and/or work day.

  1. RECORDINGS AND RADIO OR TELEVISION BROADCAST

Any recording or any radio or television broadcast shall be subject to a specific contract between the Artist and the Producer, except when the broadcast is made exclusively for promotional purposes. The broadcast is considered to be made “exclusively for promotional purposes,” and therefore is accepted by the Artist as such, where the time of the communication to the public does not exceed minutes. The Producer must obtain from the broadcaster a guarantee that any recording exceeding minutes shall not be preserved, unless a specific contract between the Producer and the broadcaster allows otherwise.

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