Thank you for booking with us. Please read the following terms and conditions. When you have finished, simply fill in the form below, then check the “I agree to the terms and conditions” to confirm that you have read, understood and agree them.
These terms and conditions are to safeguard both the hirer and the band/artist. they must be agreed to before the performance date. If you have any questions, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 077 177 63 577.
Terms and conditions of contract
‘Hirer= Person or persons representing the venue. Responsible for booking the band and/or payment. ‘
Band = Funkline, members of the band and/or a representative thereof.
Engagement = The time, date and place that the band will perform
It is understood that the fee, date and time of the engagement has been agreed in advance with the band and that the fee, plus VAT if applicable, for the Engagement shall be payable on or before the date of the performance of such engagement.
The Hirer and the Band agree that the equipment and instruments of each musician performing for an engagement are not available for use by any other person, except by specific permission of the musician. The Hirer shall ensure a safe supply of electricity and the security of the musicians and their property at the venue.
The Hirer shall not make or permit the making of any audio and/or visual recording or transmission of the musicians’ performance without the prior written consent of the musicians.
This Agreement may not be modified or cancelled except by mutual consent, in writing signed by both parties.
It is required that the stage/performance area is safe and unhindered and that adequate space and power outlets are provided.
Please see stage specifications below
It is required that adequate security measures are in place to ensure the safety of the stage and the band. If the performance area is outside, it must be adequately protected from the weather, including but not restricted to; direct sunlight on electrical equipment, equipment or personnel being exposed to excessive wind, rain or snow.
The stage area must be flat, level and stable, adequate for the provision of live music.
If the stage area that does not meet these requirements (e.g. it is unstable, on an incline or is exposed to adverse weather conditions) then the band will reserve the right not to perform until or unless the stage can be fixed, or an alternative stage can be found.
It is also required that a room or backstage area be made available so that the band can get change clothes and safely leave their belongings.
If the venue does not provide the requirements on this contract, or if changes to the performance date and/or payment are made without the bands consent, then the fee on the reverse side of this contract must still be paid in full.
If the band cannot attend the performance date (Under clauses 7 & 8) then no payment will be made by the venue to the band or by the band to the venue (Unless a prior arrangement has been made for this circumstance)
If the venue cannot provide the requirements on this contract (Under clauses 8 & 9) then no payment will be made by the venue to the band or by the band to the venue (Unless a prior arrangement has been made for this circumstance.)
Payment of the full amount required on this contract is due on the performance date before the performance starts (Unless otherwise stated in writing.) If the venue is unable to pay the full amount due, then a 14 day grace period may be granted to the venue by the band, At the bands discretion, provided that the band has sufficient cause to believe that the venue contemplated and made arrangement for payment to be made on the agreed date.
No party shall be liable to perform it’s obligations where such failure is as a result of acts of God ( including fire, flood, earthquake, storm, hurricane, or other natural disaster.) Personal accident or injury, illness or death. War, invasion, act of foreign enemies hostilities (Whether war is declared or not) Civil war, rebellion, revolution, insurrection, military or usurped power or confiscation, terrorist activities, nationalisation, government sanction, blockage, embargo, labour dispute, strike, or road traffic accident which renders the bands vehicles unroadworthy.
Any party asserting force majuere as an excuse shall have the burden of proving that reasonable steps were taken (under the circumstances) to minimise delay or damages caused by foreseeable events, that all non-excused obligations were fulfilled, and that the other party was timely notified of the likelihood or actual occurrence which would justify such and assertion, so that prudent precautions could be contemplated.
An increasing number of venues require performers (Either solo or as part of a group or orchestra) to have public liability insurance and a PAT test certificate.
This contract does not automatically cover either party for public liability For more details, or to request a copy of the relevant public liability insurance certificate or Pat testing certificate, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Please familiarise yourself with our stage specifications.