How to book gigs

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Advice for bands and musicians on how to book more gigs. Created by The Artist Network & Million Media.

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How to book gigs

  1. 1. How To Book GigsTuesday, 5 February 13
  2. 2. VENUES Decide which venues you want to playTuesday, 5 February 13
  3. 3. Be RealisticTuesday, 5 February 13
  4. 4. Be RealisticTuesday, 5 February 13
  5. 5. Alternatively, search for a Gig PromoterTuesday, 5 February 13
  6. 6. or, sign your band up with Bandwagongigs.com “Find Gigs. Book Artists. Love live music.”Tuesday, 5 February 13
  7. 7. PrepareTuesday, 5 February 13
  8. 8. Prepare Biog Previous Gigs YouTube Page Soundcloud Links PhotosTuesday, 5 February 13
  9. 9. Anticipate Most venues and promoters will ask you the same questions Have you played locally before? Where is your band based? How many people will you bring to the gig? What promotion can you do? What genre of music do you play? What is the line up and stage requirements?Tuesday, 5 February 13
  10. 10. Anticipate Most venues and promoters will ask you the same questions Have you played locally before? Where is your band based? How many people will you bring to the gig? What promotion can you do? What genre of music do you play? What is the line up and stage requirements? It will help the conversation if you know the answersTuesday, 5 February 13
  11. 11. Approach Ask to speak to the venue’s Booking Manager or PromoterTuesday, 5 February 13
  12. 12. Approach Ask to speak to the venue’s Booking Manager or Promoter “Please may I talk to the person responsible for booking gigs in your fine establishment, good sir?”Tuesday, 5 February 13
  13. 13. Follow Up!Tuesday, 5 February 13
  14. 14. Follow Up! Unless you are U2, they probably won’t be chasing youTuesday, 5 February 13
  15. 15. ASK questionsTuesday, 5 February 13
  16. 16. ASK questions What time shall we arrive at venue? Will there be a sound engineer? Performance time and set length? Names of other bands performing? Does the venue provide light and sound? How long will we get for a soundcheck? How will the gig be promoted? How many guests can we have? Band room or storage? Will we get a rider? Cost of entry for fans How will we get paid?Tuesday, 5 February 13
  17. 17. The Contract The Golden Rule: Always get oneTuesday, 5 February 13
  18. 18. The Contract The Golden Rule: Always get one Venue Name Payment Performance Recording Merchandise Meals SignedTuesday, 5 February 13
  19. 19. Next Vans HireTuesday, 5 February 13
  20. 20. Sorry!! Van HireTuesday, 5 February 13
  21. 21. It’s time to invite every one you know!Tuesday, 5 February 13
  22. 22. created by The Artist Network www.theartistnetwork.wsTuesday, 5 February 13

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