This is an agreement entered into by an individual or company to book an artist to perform at a certain event. This document sets forth the material terms of the agreement including the date and venue of the performance, the compensation arrangement and a description of the services to be provided by the artist. It contains both standard clauses and opportunities for the use of optional terms and conditions making it fully customizable to fit the needs of the contracting parties.
This is an agreement entered into by an individual or company to book an artist to perform at a certain event. This document sets forth the material terms of the agreement including the date and venue of the performance, the compensation arrangement and a description of the services to be provided by the artist. It contains both standard clauses and opportunities for the use of optional terms and conditions making it fully customizable to fit the needs of the contracting parties. AGENCY BOOKING AGREEMENT THIS AGREEMENT is made and entered on this _______ day of __________, 20___, between _________________, with an office address of ___________________(the “Booker”) and ________________, with an office address of _____________________ (the “Booking Agent”) executing this Agreement on behalf of ________________ ( the “Artist”). WHEREAS, the Booker hereby engages the Artist and the Artist hereby agrees to perform the engagement (the “Services”) hereinafter provided upon the terms and conditions herein set forth: 1. ENGAGEMENT DETAILS: i. ADDRESS OR VENUE: _________________________________ _________________________________ ii. DATE(S) OF ENGAGEMENT ___________________________________ iii. HOURS OF ENGAGEMENT ___________________________________ iv. TYPE OF ENGAGEMENT ___________________________________ v. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED BY ARTIST ___________________________________ ___________________________________ vi. DRESS CODE(if any) ___________________________________ ___________________________________ vii. LOAD IN TIME: ___________________________________ viii. LOAD OUT TIME: ___________________________________ ix. SOUND PROVIDED BY _______________________________________________ x. LIGHTS PROVIDED BY _______________________________________________ 2. PAYMENT In consideration of the Services rendered by the Artist hereunder, the Booker agrees to pay a fee of $ ______________ (the “Contract Price”) as full and final payment. This amount is due and payable as follows: DEPOSIT of $ _________________________ (the “Deposit”), Payable upon execution of this Agreement; BALANCE of $ ________________________________ (the “Balance”), Payable in [Instruction: Can be paid by cash, cashier’s check, business check, or paid in advance] upon conclusion of services contracted hereunder. 3. DEFAULT In the event of any default by the Booker, the Artist is entitled to withhold the entire Balance amount, mentioned in Section 2 as liquidated damages, plus reasonable attorney's fees and court costs if any. The Deposit will be retained by Booking Agent for services performed. 4. BREAKS The Artist shall have only one _____________ minute break for each hour of performance, unless other arrangements are made with Booker. 5. GUIDELINES FOR PRIVATE PARTIES The Artist should refrain from eating or drinking on the premises of all private Parties unless invited to do so by Booker. No guests of Artist(s) are permitted without the consent of the Booker. 6. EXPENSES The Booker shall pay for all costs of transportation, accommodations, meals and per diems for location bookings that are outside the Artist’s living state. [Instruction: Insert any specific negotiated terms regarding the type of transportation and accommodations agreed upon, and whether there is a meal reimbursement and/or per diem and the amounts thereof] 7. CANCELLATIONS The bookings canceled within 72 hours from booking date will not be charged a cancellation fee. Bookings canceled within 48 hours from booking date will be charged half rate. Confirmed bookings canceled within 24 hours of booking date will be charge full rate. 8. RECORDINGS/PHOTOGRAPHS The Booker acknowledges that no recording, nor any photographing of any sort shall be made of any part of the Artists' performance without specific written consent from the Artist. 9. PROMOTION The Booker shall be entitled to advertise and promote the appearance of Artist(s) and the performance. Artist(s) hereby acknowledge and agree that Booker may use its name, photograph, likeness, facsimile signature and any other promotional materials in all of such promotions, advertising or other activities used to increase attendance at performance. 10. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR Artist(s) acknowledge that it shall perform its obligations hereunder as an independent contractor and not as an employee of Booker. 11. INSTRUCTIONS The Booker shall at all times have complete supervision, direction, and control over the Services of Artist(s) rendered under this Agreement and expressly reserves the right to control the manner, means, and details of the performance of the Services by Artist as well as the ends to be accomplished. The Artist shall carry out such instructions of the Booker as to the selection and manner of performance. 12. COMMISSION The Artist hereby acknowledges that any fee or commission due to Booking Agent as a booking or contract fee for the Services provided hereunder, or for any re-booking within twelve (12) months from the date the Services are rendered, shall be the subject of a separate agreement between Artist and Booking Agent and Booker has no obligation to withhold or make any payments to Booking Agent on Artist’s behalf, unless otherwise directed in writing by both Artist and Booking Agent.. 13. SICKNESS If the Artist is unable to perform the services due to sickness, accidents, riots, strikes, epidemics, acts of God, or any other legitimate conditions beyond their control, the Booking Agent will take reasonable measures to provide a suitable alternate Artist. 14. SECURITY Booker shall provide security for the Artist, during and after the performance. The Booker agrees to be responsible for harm, loss, or damage of any kind to Artist’s person or property while located at the Premises 15. ENTIRE AGREEMENT This Agreement constitutes the sole, complete, and binding agreement between the Artist(s) and the Booker. The Booking Agent and its employees act only as agent, consultant or manager, and assumes no responsibility or liability as between the Booker and the Artist(s). 16. MEMBERS OF UNIONS OR GUILDS Members of unions or guilds which may include leader and members of this unit, agree to accept sole responsibility for complying with the rules and regulations of said unions or guilds of which they may be members. 17. GOVERNING LAW This Agreement shall be governed by the laws and in the courts of the State of _____________, excluding their conflicts of law principles. Any dispute or legal proceeding regarding this Agreement shall take place in the County of _____________, in the State of _________________. 18. ASSIGNMENT The rights and obligations of the Parties existing hereunder are personal and unique, and shall not be assigned without prior written consent of both Parties 19. ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS [Instruction: Insert any additional terms and conditions, riders, stipulations, agreed upon by the Parties if any] IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Parties have executed this agreement the day and year as first above written. BOOKER: ________________________________ NAME: BOOKING AGENT: ________________________________ NAME:
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