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This Exclusive Agent and Musician Agreement is between a musician or musical group and an exclusive agent for representation, bookings and performances. This agreement sets out the specific terms of the arrangement and can be easily tailored for your situation.

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This Exclusive Agent and Musician Agreement is between a musical artist (or musical group) and an agent who will act as the exclusive agent for booking, appearances and management. This agreement effectively sets out the terms of the arrangement, including the duration and scope of the agreement. It also spells out the agent's specific duties and rights and how much the agent will be paid. It is imperative that this type of agreement be clearly spelled out in writing. A written Exclusive Agent and Musician Agreement will prove invaluable in the event there are disagreements, misunderstandings or miscommunication between the parties about their business arrangement.

This Exclusive Agent and Musician Agreement contains the following provisions:
  • Parties: Sets out the name and address of both the agent and the musical artist;
  • Duration: Sets forth the effective date, term of the agreement and if the agreement automatically renews;
  • Scope: Musician employs agent to act as their exclusive booking agent, representative and manager with respect to the artist's musical endeavors;
  • Duties of Agent: Sets forth in detail the duties of the agent including assistance in obtaining bookings, representation regarding contracts and maintenance of all records;
  • Rights of Agent: Sets forth all rights the agent enjoys under this agreement including the right to provide services to others and the rights to use musicians' name, likeness and voice for advertising and publicity;
  • Compensation: Sets forth the commission structure under which the agent will be paid;
  • Signatures: Agent and musician must both sign this agreement.

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This attorney-prepared package includes:
  1. General Information
  2. Instructions and Checklist
  3. Exclusive Agent and Musician Agreement
State Law Compliance: This form complies with the laws of all states
Number of Pages7
DimensionsDesigned for Letter Size (8.5" x 11")
EditableYes (.doc, .wpd and .rtf)
UsageUnlimited number of prints
Product number#43454
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Exclusive Agent and Musician Agreement












This Packet Includes:
1.  General Information
2.  Instructions and Checklist
3.  Exclusive Agent and Musician Agreement











General Information
Exclusive Agent and Musician Agreement

This Exclusive Agent and Musician Agreement is between a musician and an agent who will act as an exclusive agent for the musician or musical group for booking, appearances, management, etc.  This agreement sets out the effective date of the agreement, its duration and scope.  It also sets out the agent's specific duties including obtaining musical engagements and promotion of those engagements.  It also sets out the compensation the agent will be paid and how this compensation is computed.  

It is imperative that a musician have a written agreement with any individual he or she hires to represent them.  A written Exclusive Agent and Musician Agreement will prove invaluable in the event of disagreements or misunderstandings regarding the agent's scope of representation or how compensation will be paid.  




  



Instructions and Checklist


Exclusive Agent and Musician Agreement

   Both parties must read the agreement carefully.

   Insert all requested information in the spaces provided on the form.

     This form contains the basic terms and language that should be included in similar agreements.  

   Read the "Duties of Agent" provision carefully to ensure that it includes all relevant duties the agent is to perform.  If there are disagreements, they will likely focus on this provision.  

   Read the "Compensation of Agent" provision carefully and review the commission structure as set out in this agreement.  If the commission structure is ambiguous, describe it fully and include examples to remove as much ambiguity as possible.  

     Both the Agent and Musician must sign the Agreement.

   Both parties should retain either an original or copy of the signed agreement.

   All legal documents should be kept in a safe location such as a fireproof safe or safe deposit box.  





   














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EXCLUSIVE AGENT AND MUSICIAN AGREEMENT

This EXCLUSIVE AGENT AND MUSICIAN AGREEMENT (“Agreement”) is made and entered into on _______ day of ___________ 20__ (“Effective Date”), by and between:

[Insert Agent Name], of [insert address], (hereinafter referred to as “Agent”);

and

[Insert Artist name], of [insert address], (hereinafter referred to as “Musician(s)”);

Agent and Musician shall be referred to collectively as the “Parties” or individually as a “Party,” as the case may be.

Recitals:

A.   WHEREAS, The Parties wish to enter into this Agreement for the provision of services of music and/or entertainment and booking and management services relating to it as described below, upon the terms and conditions set forth herein;
B.   NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual premises and covenants set forth herein, the sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged severally by the Parties, the Parties agree as follows:

Agreement:

1.   Duration:
This Agreement shall remain in effect from the Effective Date specified above up to 1 year.  After the initial 1-year term, this Agreement shall automatically renew for consecutive annual renewal terms, unless cancelled by either Party on 30 days written notice prior to the renewal term.

2.   Scope of Agreement:
Musician(s) hereby employs Agent and Agent hereby accepts employment to act as Musicians exclusive booking agent, manager and representative throughout [specify the territory] with respect to Musicians services, live appearances and endeavors as a performer.

3.   Duties of Agent:
Agent agrees to use commercial reasonable efforts to perform the following duties:
a)   assist Musician in obtaining, obtain offers of, and represent Musician in negotiating such engagements to advance Musicians professional career; advise, guide and counsel Musician with respect to those engagements; reasonably promote and publicize Musicians name and talents and those engagements procured by Agent; carry on business correspondence on Musicians behalf relating to Musicians professional performance career; cooperate with duly constituted and authorized representatives of Musician in the performance of such duties;
b)   Agent will maintain office, staff and facilities reasonably adequate to enable performance of these services. Musician is familiar with Agents present office, staff and facilities and acknowledges these as reasonably adequate;
c)   Agent will not accept any engagements for Musician without Musicians prior approval which will not be unreasonably withheld or delayed;
d)   Agent shall maintain such records as may be required by the State of ________________ [insert State] pursuant to any laws governing this industry or agreement.

4.   Rights of Agent:
a)   Agent may provide similar services to others and may engage in other business and ventures.
b)   Musician will promptly deliver to Agent all communications, written or oral, received by or for Musician relating to the services and performances of Musician.
c)   Musician will not engage any other person, firm or corporation to perform Agents services hereunder (except a personal manager) without Agents written consent, or perform or appear professionally or offer to do so, except through Agent.
d)   Upon the employment of a personal manager, Musician shall promptly provide a written notice to Agent including the contact details of the manager.
e)   Agent may publicize the fact that he or she is the exclusive booking agent and representative for Musician.
f)   Agent shall have the right to use or to approve and permit others to use Musicians name, likeness, voice, photograph, sound effect, caricature, literary, artistic and musical materials for advertising or publicity relating to Musician's services and appearances (without cost or expense to Musician, unless Musician shall otherwise agree in writing).
g)   If the Musician violates any of the terms of this Agreement, Agents exclusive right and remedy shall be the receipt from Musician of the commissions specified in this Agreement, but only if Musician receives money or other consideration on which such commissions are payable hereunder [except as provided in paragraph 5 (c)].

5.   Compensation Of Agent:
a)   For the rendition of services by Agent hereunder, Musician agrees to pay to Agent the following commissions on the gross moneys directly or indirectly received by Musician for each engagement:
[Specify commission].
b)   Commissions shall become due and payable to Agent within [insert number of days] following the receipt thereof by Musician after completion of engagement. In the event Musician fails to pay any commissions when due, Agent may, at his or her discretion, refuse to obtain further engagements for Musician until said commissions are paid.
c)   No commissions shall be payable on any engagement if Musician is not paid for such engagement, and only if non-payment is not as a result of Musician's misconduct. If non-payment for all or part of engagement is due to Musicians fault, the full commission for the contract price will be paid to Agent. This is in addition to Agents right to seek and recover damages to compensate for actual expenses incurred as the direct result of the cancellation of an engagement when such cancellation was the result of the intentional misconduct of the Musician.

6.   Exclusivity:
Musician shall not employ during the term of this Agreement any other person or entity to act for Musician in the capacity in which Musician has engaged Agent hereunder.

7.   Governing Law and Jurisdiction:
   This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of _____________ [insert], without reference to its conflict of law rules. Venue for resolution of disputes arising under this Agreement shall be proper in the state and federal courts located in _________________ [insert] and the Parties consent to the jurisdiction of those courts.
8.   Assignment:
Neither Party shall assign this Agreement or any part of its rights hereunder without the prior written consent of the other Party.

9.   Notices:
All notices to either Party hereunder and payments hereunder shall be sent to the address specified in the signature block or such other address as either Party may indicate by at least ten (10) days prior written notice to the other Party.

10.   Terms:
All terms expressed in the singular shall also mean the plural and all terms implying gender shall mean either gender.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Parties have executed this Agreement as of the Effective Date.

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