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Artist Contract

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Prepared for:

[Artist.FirstName][Artist.LastName]

Artist Contract Template

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Prepared by:

[Organization representative.FirstName]

[Organization representative.LastName]

[Organization representative.Company]

This agreement is made between [Organization representative.Company] (organization) and

[Artist.FirstName][Artist.LastName] (name of the artist) on [Document.CreatedDate].

Taking into consideration previous mutual promises stated in this legally binding document, both parties agree on the following:

1. ARTIST RESPONSIBILITIES

The organization is hiring the artist to (state specifics of the work, e.g., perform live music) on (dates and location). The artist is only legally bonded to do those tasks and only those tasks. A new contract must be created if the organization requires the artist to do tasks that are not stated in this agreement. If the artist fails to carry out the activities and responsibilities previously stated, the organization has the right to terminate the agreement effective immediately.

2. COMPENSATION

For this (e.g., performance, appearance), the artist will receive $(insert amount).

3. PAYMENTS

All contract fees will be paid in full (e.g., after each performance, the first of each month) by the organization within (insert deadline). The artist has the right to terminate the agreement effective immediately if failure of payment occurs.

4. RECORDING

Each piece that the artist interprets during the performance belongs only to the artist and may not be used for commercial purposes by the organization. The organization has the right to share videos or pictures of the artist performing on their social media channels only, as long as it is not with commercial intent. Any other use of the artist's image should have the artist's approval.

5. EXPENSES

The organization will cover the following expenses during the length of this agreement: (e.g. housing, transportation, drinks, or food). The artist must cover any other expenses not mentioned in the previous list.

6. EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES

Artist will provide all equipment necessary to perform. The artist is responsible for the security of the equipment, and the organization will not reimburse any loss, theft, or damage to the equipment unless directly caused by one of its staff members or employees.

7. OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Use this space to detail specific terms and conditions according to your particular use of this template).

8. CANCELLATIONS

Both parties must give at least two weeks' notice if a cancellation occurs. If the artist fails to communicate the cancellation in this time frame, an amount of $ (insert amount) shall be paid to the organization. If the organization fails to communicate a cancellation within this time frame, the artist must receive all of the compensation previously stated in this contract.

9. LICENSES

The artist agrees to perform under federal and state laws and acquire all necessary licenses needed to do so. The organization is not responsible if the artist infringes the law during the performance in any manner.

10. UNFULFILLMENT OF THE TERMS

If any of the parties fails to fulfill the terms of this agreement, the contract will be immediately terminated, and both parties will have the right to take legal action. According to state, local, and federal laws, an unfulfillment of the contract can result in (insert accordingly). If the organization fails to fulfill any of the terms in this contract, the Artist has the right to claim full compensation upon agreement.

11. ENTIRE AGREEMENT

This contract contains the entire agreement between both parties about all matters, superseding any previous verbal or written agreements between them. Anything stated outside of this agreement will not be valid.

12. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

Both parties accept the terms and conditions stated in this agreement and declare they have read all the points of this contract.

Signature
MM / DD / YYYY

[Organization representative.FirstName][Organization representative.LastName]

Signature
MM / DD / YYYY

[Artist.FirstName][Artist.LastName]

Artist Contract

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