Frequently Asked Questions for Band
Are you an agency or a band?
What is the size of your band?
Large (6+ musicians), Medium (4-6 musicians), Small (1-3 musicians)
What music genre does your band play?
50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, Acoustic, Blues, Country, Dance, Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Motown, Oldies, Pop, R&B, Rock, Soul
Do you have liability insurance?
What is your band's usual attire?
We dress according to the event and venue. For private functions, we will wear suits or tuxes, most often. But of course if it's a Halloween party, you never know!
Do you offer live sample performances or CDs?
Sure! Just contact us
Are you willing to learn songs that you do not currently know?
Of course! Whether it's your special bridal dance song or a random song you just HAVE to have, we would be happy to
How much time do you usually need for setup?
Usually 2-3 hours. That's for setup and sound check, to make sure everything is set with lighting and sound
How much space do you usually require?
Wow...in a perfect world, we have a 20' x 16' stage. In the real world, we've dealt with everything in between...smaller (much) and bigger! We will make it work
Do you have a sign or banner that you use at events?
What (if any) special equipment, such as disco balls or lighting, is offered with your service?
We offer all of the state-of-the art lighting and sound equpment included with our packages.
Do you usually emcee the event, or talk between songs?
We can do both, one or neither. Whatever you prefer!
How would you motivate the crowd if no one is dancing?
I can't say that has ever happened, because we are very interactive -- from grabbing people out of their seats, or just joining you on the dance floor. We quickly get a sense of what type(s) of music would be appropriate for a crowd and stick with those!
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you need a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
We usually take a 15-20 minute break after every hour. While there is no REQUIREMENT to provide meals, we sure do appreciate them and are usually provided meals.
Do you play recorded music during your break?
Yes. If you have certain songs that you need played during a break, we can accomodate that, too.
If one or more of the band members is unable to attend, what is your backup plan?
We have backup musicians for those rare occasions.
What is your overtime rate?
It depends on the size of the band, but is clearly indicated in the contract.
Do you charge for travel expenses? If yes, how much do you charge?
This is on a case-by-case basis.
What is the required deposit to secure your services?
A signed contract and deposit. Deposits range from $500-1000.
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