The sorority dance committee wants to do something more different and exciting than just hiring a DJ to spin CDs all night. The dance committee wants to hire a rock ‘n roll band. The big question is where can you find one? The most obvious choice would be to search the Internet.
After all, many bands have their own web sites. You can find live bands for all sorts of occasions, from weddings bands to bands that special in dances, to bands that will just be background music for an organization’s fancy dinner party. With so many places to look, and so many bands to choose from, how can you find the band that is right for you?
The best way to find bands that will be available to play at your event, and within your price-range, is to would be to contact a booking agent, or look at a few band booking agencies. Also known as a talent agency, a booking agency acts as a go-between for the band and event committee. He or she will locate jobs and events a live band can play at, and will work to ensure that a contract between an event organizer and the band are conducted fairly for both sides.
Once you have found a band booking agency, you should discuss the type of event and date your event is planned with the agency’s representative. You should also discuss your budget, audience, and where the event is going to be held. When the agency has these important details, they will then make suggestions to best match the band you are looking for to the event you are holding. After a band is selected, a booking agent then negotiates on your behalf directly with the band of your choice on a price.
Once everyone has agreed on the price, contracts are issued for the event. Band booking agencies are the perfect solution to find a live band for any event. They work with you to find the best match between band and event. This will take the stress away from you and your committee.
Remember, you should start to look for bands at least a few months in advance of your event. The sooner you start your search, the sooner your act can be booked. When you book an event in advance, you will have an even larger selection of bands to choose from. This will leave you with more time and energy to spend on other details.
When you free up people to concentrate on the the decorations and food, you’ll be able to put together a very successful event. Whether it’s a dance, a wedding, a party or even a fundraiser, you can count on live music to add that all-important magic. Make your event the best it can be for your audience by keeping your focus on the fun that is sure to come.