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Sample Inter-Band Partnership Agreement
This Agreement creates a partnership between band members in the operation of the band. Covers: (1) name & logos, (2) term, (3) warranties & indemnity, (4) services, (5) capital accounts, (6) profits & losses, (7) publishing and ownership of compositions, (8) books, records and bank accounts, (9) time and salaries, (10) admission of new band members and withdrawal or retirement of old members, (11) meetings & voting, (12) dispute resolution and much more!

Every music band should have a written agreement, or face inevitable disputes that will result in the band's premature break-up. Written by a lawyer (to be tailored to specific needs).


Sample Booking/Performance Agreement
This Agreement is used to protect your rights in booking gigs or scheduling performances. Covers: (1) dates, times & locations, (2) content & scope of performance, and breaks, (3) compensation, promotion/merchandise rights, and perks (e.g. accomodations), (4) permits, insurance, security, and sound/lighting/set-up, (5) cancellations, termination and breach, (6) warranties & indemnity, (7) dispute resolution, and much more! Not the standard boilerplate.

Whether you are hiring a musician/artist/talent, or you are the one being hired to perform, a Booking Agreement is necessary to protect both sides! Written by a lawyer (to be tailored to specific needs).


Sample Artist-Agent (Non-Exclusive) Agreement
This Agreement creates a non-exclusive agency between the artist and his/her promoter or agent. Covers: (1) sales, (2) comissions, (3) licensing, (4) bookings of performances & artist approval, (5) agent's duties & obligations, (6) promotion & expenses, (7) copyright & moral rights to remain with artist, (8) duration & termination, and much more!

Ready to hire a personal agent or promoter? Make sure your rights are protected and you don't get ripped off! Written by a lawyer (to be tailored to specific needs).


Sample Recording Agreement
This Agreement covers the relationship between the artist and any recording, production or distribution company. Covers: (1) production of master, costs and scope of artist contribution, (2) artistic control, (3) title & BMI membership, (4) completion & release, (5) additional musicians, (6) assignment of rights & re-purchase option, (7) copyright & distribution, (8) royalties & compensation, (9) non-circumvention of rights/obligations, (9) promotional performances, (10) conditions subsequent, (10) dispute resolution, and much more!

Ready to record? Make sure you keep artistic control and your music rights, and don't get stuck with "costs and expenses"! Written by a lawyer (to be tailored to specific needs).


Sample Work for Hire Agreement
This is an engagement letter and Agreement, which creates an independent contractor relationship between the hiring artist and the musician/talent hired to perform specified songs, music or other things. Covers: (1) scope of work or services to be performed, (2) dates & locations, (3) delivery of satisfactory work, (4) compensation, (5) independent contractor status, (6) work for hire status, (7) assignment of copyrights, proprietary & other intellectual property rights, (8) waiver of moral rights, (9) use of name, image, likeness & biography, (10) warranties & indemnity, (11) dispute resolution, and much more!

If you hire singers/musicians to perform your songs/music, make sure you protect your rights when your song becomes a hit! Written by a lawyer (to be tailored to specific needs).



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