MUSICIANS UNION STANDARD CONTRACT

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MUSICIANS UNION STANDARD CONTRACT
For the Engagement of a Solo Musician for a Casual Engagement

This Agreement

made on the ...................................

day of

.......................

20 ............

between............................................................................................................................................... of.........................................................................................................................................................
(Address)

(hereinafter called “the Hirer”) of the one part, and ............................................................................................................................................................ of ........................................................................................................................................................
(Address)

(hereinafter called "the Musician") of the other part.

WITNESSES
1. The Hirer engages the Musician to perform for: *dancing/cabaret accompaniment/stage show/background music / other (please specify)..........………………………………*Delete as applicable at..........................................................................................................................(Venue including address) from ...................................... ………….a.m. / p.m. until .....................................……… a.m. / p.m on ......................................(date) (hereinafter called “the Engagement”) 2. It is agreed that the fee (plus VAT if applicable) for the Engagement shall be £ ...................................... which shall be payable in cash /by cheque (delete as applicable) on the date of the performance. 3. Hirer agrees that the equipment and instruments of the Musician are not available for use by any other person or performer except by specific permission of the Musician. 4. The Hirer shall ensure a safe supply of electricity and the security of the Musician and his/her property at the Venue. 5. The Hirer shall not make or permit the making of any audio and/or visual recording or transmission of the Musician’s performance except with the prior written consent of the Musician. 6. This agreement may not be modified or cancelled except by mutual consent, in writing and signed by both parties. Any rider attached hereto and signed by both parties shall be deemed incorporated into this Agreement. SIGNED ………………………………………………….(*Authorised signatory of) THE HIRER Name in Capitals…………………………………………………………………………………………. Phone Number…………………………………………Fax Number……………………………………. SIGNED………………………………………………….(*Authorised signatory of) THE MUSICIAN Name in Capitals………………………………………………………………………………………….. Phone Number…………………………………………Fax Number…………………………………….. (* Delete if inapplicable)
Contract to be signed in duplicate. One copy to be retained by the Hirer and one by the Musician.
THE COPYRIGHT IN THIS CONTRACT BELONGS TO THE MUSICIANS’ UNION, 60/62 CLAPHAM ROAD, LONDON SW9 0JJ.