I Should Have Used a Middle Agent

I Should Have Used a Middle Agent

University staff and graduate student advisors, this one goes out to you. A little about me:  I got my Masters of Postsecondary Adult and Continuing Education (Student Affairs Focus) from Portland State University in 2014 and took my first job out of Graduate School...
How To Review & Edit an Entertainment Contract & Rider

How To Review & Edit an Entertainment Contract & Rider

Entertainment contracts can be daunting with legal jargon, unfamiliar terminology, riders filled with technical equipment you’ve never heard of before, and confusing payment terms. Where do you even start? How do you protect yourself and your venue? Although there are...
Don’t Forget The Basics

Don’t Forget The Basics

Concerts come with a lot of details. It can be easy to forget the basics while you’re busy planning the day, managing a team of volunteers, making sure there is sufficient security, and marketing your event. Here is a quick checklist of reminders: ☑ WELCOME...
What is a Radius Clause?

What is a Radius Clause?

A radius clause is a contractual deal point that ensures an artist does not perform within a certain number of miles surrounding your venue, within a certain time frame before and after the event. Radius clauses protect the buyer so that multiple shows do not compete...
Covid Safety for Fall Events

Covid Safety for Fall Events

Live, in-person shows are back and the regulations that guide them are constantly changing. With that in mind, we thought it would be helpful to discuss some industry trends related to live touring so you can be prepared for your first show back. Why Artists Need to...
Back to Planning In-Person Concerts – Part 2: Planning

Back to Planning In-Person Concerts – Part 2: Planning

PART 1: BOOKING    |    PART 2: PLANNING    |    PART 3: PREPARING  Hopefully now you are through the artist selection process, but if not, feel free to review part 1 of our refresher course blogs.  MARKETING: 5 WAYS TO ANNOUNCE YOUR SHOW HOW TO MAKE A SHOW POSTER...