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CONTRACT CONTENTS

ARTICLE I

  • PERFORMANCE
  • VENUE
  • DATE AND TIME OF PERFORMANCE
  • AGREEMENT TO PERFORM
  • MC FEE
  • TRANSPORTATION AND HOTEL
  • RECORDING, REPRODUCTION OR TRANSMISSION OF PERFORMANCE
  • EXCUSE OF OBLIGATIONS
  • TAXES
  • INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR
  • PROMOTION
  • SECURITY
  • PASSES
  • STAGE

ARTICLE II

  • GENERAL PROVISIONS

CONTRACT SAMPLE

This ‘MC PERFORMANCE CONTRACT (NIGHTCLUB)’ (“Agreement”) is made by and entered into between[CLIENT NAME] located at [ADDRESS] (the “Client”) and [MC NAME] (the “MC”), and is executed as a binding agreement as of the Effective Date (Client and MC are sometimes herein referred to collectively as the “Parties” or individually as a “Party”).

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE

WHEREAS, the Client wants to hire the services of the MC to perform at a certain nightclub.

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 Client and the MC agree as follows:

 

ARTICLE I

  1. PERFORMANCE

The entertainment to be provided by MC is generally described as the lyrical accompaniment to live DJ set(s) and/or the presentation, introductions and general crowd hyping (hereinafter referred to as the “Performance”).

  1. VENUE

The place of performance is located at [ADDRESS] (hereinafter referred to as the “Venue”).

  1. DATE AND TIME OF PERFORMANCE

The date of the Performance shall be [DATE] and the time of the Performance shall be [TIME]. This Performance shall have a duration of [DURATION] (Example ONE (1) x SIXTY (60) minute set)

  1. AGREEMENT TO PERFORM

MC agrees to provide the Performance in accordance with the terms of this Agreement and any addendums or riders hereto.

  1. MC FEE

Client agrees to pay MC or his agent a flat fee of [$AMOUNT] ($####]) for the Performance. MC fee shall be paid in cash, money order or cashier’s check. An initial FIFTY (50%) percent deposit is due upon execution of this contract. The remaining FIFTY (50%) percent payment must be made prior to Performance.

  1. TRANSPORTATION AND HOTEL

Client shall be responsible for MC’s transportation and hotel accommodations. Client shall also fax and/or email travel itineraries at least two weeks prior to event date.

  1. RECORDING, REPRODUCTION OR TRANSMISSION OF PERFORMANCE

Client will use its best efforts to prevent the recording, reproduction or transmission of the Performance without the written permission of the MC.

  1. EXCUSE OF OBLIGATIONS

Client and MC shall be excused from their obligations hereunder in the event of proven sickness, accident, riot, strike, epidemic, act of God or any other legitimate condition or occurrence beyond their respective control.

  1. TAXES

Client agrees to prepare and file all tax information required of a person who hires an independent contractor and the MC agrees that they have sole responsibility for the payment of any federal or state taxes arising from the monies paid by Client to the MC for the Performance.

  1. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR

MC acknowledges that they shall perform their obligations hereunder as an independent contractor and not as an employee of Client. MC further acknowledges that they are not on Client’s payroll and social security or tax withholding rolls. MC shall have sole control and direction in the conduct of the Performance.

  1. PROMOTION

Client shall be entitled to advertise and promote the appearance of the MC and the Performance. MC acknowledges that Client will rely on the terms hereof in all such promotions and advertising and in the brochures to be printed setting forth the names, dates and times of all performances to be held at the event. MC hereby acknowledges and agrees that Client may use their name, photographs, likeness, facsimile signature and any other promotional materials in all of such promotions, advertising or other activities used to increase attendance at the Performance.

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