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

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 GigsTuesday, 5 February 13
  • VENUES Decide which venues you want to playTuesday, 5 February 13
  • Be RealisticTuesday, 5 February 13 View slide
  • Be RealisticTuesday, 5 February 13 View slide
  • Alternatively, search for a Gig PromoterTuesday, 5 February 13
  • or, sign your band up with Bandwagongigs.com “Find Gigs. Book Artists. Love live music.”Tuesday, 5 February 13
  • PrepareTuesday, 5 February 13
  • Prepare Biog Previous Gigs YouTube Page Soundcloud Links PhotosTuesday, 5 February 13
  • 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
  • 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
  • Approach Ask to speak to the venue’s Booking Manager or PromoterTuesday, 5 February 13
  • 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
  • Follow Up!Tuesday, 5 February 13
  • Follow Up! Unless you are U2, they probably won’t be chasing youTuesday, 5 February 13
  • ASK questionsTuesday, 5 February 13
  • 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
  • The Contract The Golden Rule: Always get oneTuesday, 5 February 13
  • The Contract The Golden Rule: Always get one Venue Name Payment Performance Recording Merchandise Meals SignedTuesday, 5 February 13
  • Next Vans HireTuesday, 5 February 13
  • Sorry!! Van HireTuesday, 5 February 13
  • It’s time to invite every one you know!Tuesday, 5 February 13
  • created by The Artist Network www.theartistnetwork.wsTuesday, 5 February 13