Choosing Your Booking Agents
A good booking agent can help your entertainment band or performing act go a long way.
A professional and reputable booking agent can be very beneficial to a professional entertainer band or performing musician. The main primary advantage of a good entertainment music booking agent is that he or she can offer solid enquiries from many prospective clients which in turn eliminates the need for making many dozens of phones calls needed whilst trying to find the appropriate work. A good professional entertainment booking agent or agency will spend a great deal of time with its cliental to help determine exactly what type of entertainment the person or company is looking for. Once the booking agent or agency has determined the clients budget and needs he or she will direct the client towards the most appropriately suited entertainment.
A good music entertainment booking agent will have seen all the entertainment and therefore have firsthand knowledge as to what the musical band or performing act has on offer.
Professional entertainment music booking agents will have established a close working relationship with all of its musical entertainment performers and will be aware of all specially priced bands and performers on offer.
Entertainment booking agents and agencies can benefit the prospective client by saving him or her the hassle, time, and money. Unfortunately, just as there are disreputable musical entertainers or performers, there are a few fly-by-night booking agents or agencies out there too! These individuals and agencies are prepared to tell you whatever they think you would like to hear so as to convince you to book one of its musical entertainment performers, so choose your booking agent carefully.
A quality and professional booking agent or agency will invest a great deal of time and money in researching and promoting the musical entertainment performers they represent. They accurately and honestly represent the clients they offer, which assure's the satisfaction of both the musical act or performer and the client. In any case to do otherwise would be self-defeating and self sabotage, since they would not be in business for long.
Selecting Your Booking Agent
Selecting a professional booking
agent or agency is very similar to finding good entertainment.
Contact as many booking agents and ask for information on the musical
entertainment or performers they offer that may meet your needs.
Use the internet to do a search on sites such as google using keywords
such as booking agent, booking agencies, entertainment
agents and entertainment agencies. Don't be afraid to ask the
booking agency questions.
Most professional booking agents will send you a general-information pricing package about the various musical entertainment performers they offer. This information pricing pack will often contain a bio of the band, performer or act including audio and visual demo's.
If you wish to talk directly with the musical entertainment or performer, the booking agent will arrange for the entertainer to contact you.
You can usually judge a professional booking agent by the company he or she keeps. If the booking agent or agency represents a few well-known musical entertainment performers, it is reasonable to believe he or she is a reputable booking agent or agency. Most big-name music or entertainment outfits will not tolerate anything other than professional and honest representation. If you know a few good musical entertainment outfits then ask them who they use or could recommend.
Choosing a good, professional, honest booking agent will require some homework, but it will be well worth the time. Having faith in your booking agent means being provided with the best entertainment available for your individual requirments.That kind of trust is only obtained when both the booking agent or agency and the musical entertainment or performer work hand in hand to provide honest, accurate and excellent entertainment.
Contact one of our friendly professional staff at Perth Professional
Entertainment Services for assistance with your next entertainment booking
on 08 9382 1894.