Music performance agreement

Use this agreement when a band or individual performer is hired to perform at a party or other private or business function/event (e.g. weddings, birthdays, work events, etc).

It can be used by either the performer or the hirer, for single or multiple peformances.

Areas covered include:

  • Single or multiple performances
  • Payment arrangements (including the performance fee, and options for a deposit, expenses, late payment interest and cancellation charges)
  • Responsibility for performing rights licenses
  • Whether video/audio recordings are allowed
  • Rehearsal options
  • Technical requirements and specifications
  • Insurance and indemnity issues
  • Whether facilities/refreshments must be provided

It's not suitable for a ticketed event where the performer requires a percentage of the ticket revenue.

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