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, Big Band, Blues, Calypso, Classic Rock, Classical, Country, Dance, Folk, Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Latin, Motown, Oldies, Pop, R&B, Reggae, Rock, Soul, Strings, Swing
Do you have liability insurance?
What is your band's usual attire?
Formal attire for every event unless otherwise is requested/appropriate.
Do you offer live sample performances or CDs?
Yes, our sample CDs and videos are of actual live performances.
Are you willing to learn songs that you do not currently know?
Yes, our musicians will always learn at least one song per event and our DJs will provide as many special requests as possible as long as the appropriate notice is given.
How much time do you usually need for setup?
1-2 hours is typical, depending on the package.
How much space do you usually require?
Our largest band and larger DJ packages typically require an open space of about 20' (wide) by about 10' (deep).
Do you have a sign or banner that you use at events?
We do not typically display/hang signs or banners.
What (if any) special equipment, such as disco balls or lighting, is offered with your service?
We provide everything from dance floor and stage lighting to ambient room lighting. Our lighting packages are state-of-the-art and include everything from basic effect lighting to advanced/computerized lighting systems and effects. Gobo lighting is also available for personal monograms or corporate logos.
Do you usually emcee the event, or talk between songs?
Our dance band Naked Soul has an MC on every event. Most of our DJ packages also include and MC in addition to the mixing DJ.
How would you motivate the crowd if no one is dancing?
It's highly unusual for a crowd not to dance for Naked Soul or one of our exciting DJs but in the rare event that they don't dance easily, we gently persuade the guests by trying different styles of music and by using light but enthusiastic emceeing.
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you need a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
Our DJs and band Naked Soul will typically take only one break during the main course at which time, background music will be provided. We do not require in our contracts that meals be provided but our generous and courteous clientele always seem to do so!
Do you play recorded music during your break?
Yes, we have the appropriate music available for breaks and will also accept requests for this portion as long as appropriate notice is given.
If one or more of the band members is unable to attend, what is your backup plan?
We have an extensive network of professional, talented musicians who are familiar with the repertoire needed for events. Our bandleaders will always have access to the right musicians on the rare occasion that a performer has an unexpected emergency.
What is your overtime rate?
$150/hour per performer is the typical overtime rate for four-hour receptions.
Do you charge for travel expenses? If yes, how much do you charge?
Our travel range is about 60 minutes from NYC. Anything further may require a fee for travel time/expenses. The rate will vary depending on the package booked.
What is the required deposit to secure your services?
We require at least a 25% for any contracted event.
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