It’s really easy. If you’re an artist or band that is interested in STLBluesTALENT, just read our info below, complete our registration form & checkoff the 3 ‘AGREEMENT’ buttons before you click ‘I AGREE 100%’.
Bottom line – STLBluesTALENT is a non-exclusive talent agency that wants to find you the very best gigs at the best pay.
2. WHAT I WILL DO
BOOKING – I’ll actively market your music profile out to the best national & international festivals & venues.
FEES, TRAVEL LOGISTICS & CONTRACTS – I’ll work to get you the best contracted price with the talent buyer, so you can focus on one thing….your music. *I will contractually incorporate your travel needs and lodging, when provided by talent buyer.
We work on a 15% commission basis, payable by you – the talent – to STLBlues.
My goal – to not just help get you gigs, but to get you the best ones possible.
3. WHAT I WON’T DO
I won’t promise you work. I do promise I’ll actively seek it, and contact you ASAP when an opportunity arises.
I won’t manage bands. I will work closely with every bandleader.
I won’t spend time chasing low paying gigs. I want the big opportunities for you.
3. WHAT YOU WILL DO
– Provide us with your best/current promotional media.
– Use your STLBluesTALENT profile page link in your ongoing social media marketing.
– Pay our 15% booking commission within 15 days of your receiving payment from talent buyer.
– Create and maintain your STLBlues calendar account, this helps us in our marketing efforts.
* Click right here to login to your STLBlues account, or to create a new account
As terms of this agreement we rely on you to post your shows in your STLBlues Calendar account, provide us your best promotional materials – bio, photos, reviews, YouTube, SoundCloud (page content), and pay our booking commission as defined in this agreement. We’ll use the page content you provide us to strategically to create the very best 1st impression of your music. If you need help creating your promotional materials, we offer those services.
Are you interested?
Then let’s get started! Just fill out our form to register at STLBluesTALENT
1. STLBlues is a talent booking agency.
I understand and agree that STLBluesTALENT works as a talent agency on my behalf with all talent buyers, and that STLBluesTALENT will be the Talent Agency of record with any & all talent buyers, media, and music industry on any booking developed by STLBluesTALENT. I authorize STLBluesTALENT to negotiate contracts for the rendition of my professional services as an artist, or otherwise, in the fields of music, legitimate stage, radio broadcasting, television, speaker and other professional artistic services. I understand and agree that STLBluesTALENT may advise, counsel or direct me in the development and / or advancement of my professional career and that STLBluesTALENT is authorized and empowered by me to approve and permit the use of my name, photograph, likeness, voice and theatrical materials in connection with my services in the entertainment industries. In building your profile page, STLBluesTALENT will use page content that you own / have copyright permissions for – bio, promo photos, reviews, SoundCloud player, YouTubes, etc.
2. How you get paid.
I understand and agree that the STLBluesTALENT agency will always confirm & then seek my desired fee for every gig opportunity that develops, and also then confirm every performance by contract. I understand that I am an independent contractor, and not employed by STLBluesTALENT. I understand and agree that STLBluesTALENT relies on talent buyers (3rd parties) to pay you, the talent, with a down payment deposit and / or on day of show. I understand and agree that STLBluesTALENT is not responsible for non-payment by any client/talent buyer, and is simply acting as the Talent Agency of record. I understand and agree that STLBluesTALENT will act under the guidelines of this Talent Representation agreement on behalf of anyone I refer to STLBluesTALENT for any opportunity or booking.
3. I understand and agree that this STLBluesTALENT Talent Representation agreement does not include managerial or support services, those fall outside the scope of this agreement. This agreement will automatically renew in one year unless either party terminates the agreement in writing.
What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit STLBluesTALENT you may provide us with two types of information: personal & band information you knowingly choose to disclose on an individual basis and Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse STLBluesTALENT.
1) Personal Information You May Choose to Provide
Name | Mailing address | Email address | Home and business phone number
Other personal information (i.e. mother’s maiden name)
If you choose to correspond further with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.
2) Web Site Use Information
Similar to other commercial Web sites, STLBluesTALENT utilizes Web server logs to collect information about how our Web site is used. Information gathered through Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at STLBluesTALENT, and more. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual.
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities, providing better service and making available other sections and services. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to STLBluesTALENT, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. The lists used to send you information are developed and managed under our traditional standards designed to safeguard the security and privacy of our members/customers’ personal information. Web server logs allow us to count how many people visit STLBluesTALENT and evaluate STLBluesTALENT visitor capacity. We do not use these technologies to capture your individual email address or any personally identifying information about you.
Notice of New Services and Changes
Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to STLBluesTALENT, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. Email that you may send to us may not be secure. For that reason, we ask that you do not send confidential information such as Credit Card numbers, Social Security or bank account numbers to us through an unsecured email.
How Do We Protect Your Information?
We utilize security software & hardware to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information we collect from unauthorized access or disclosure and accidental loss, alteration or destruction.
Do We Disclose Information to Outside Parties?
We never provide aggregate information about our customers, sales, Web site traffic patterns and related Web site information.
What About Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information?
We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights.
What About Other Web Sites Linked to STLBluesTALENT?
We are not responsible for the practices employed by Web sites linked to or from STLBluesTALENT nor the information or content contained therein. Often links to other Web sites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of STLBluesTALENT.
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“The audience response to Marquise Knox was unbelievable. He rocked the house!” – COCA (Center Of Contemporary Arts) St. Louis, Mo.
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