BB King's Blues Club: Battle of the Bands

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Summary

Revolutionary Entertainment is an inside booking company for B.B. King's Blues Club and is looking for bands in all genres for their Battle of the Bands competition. The winner of the competition will get a Grand Prize of $2,500, a DVD of the performance, exposure to music industry A&R representatives, and an article about them in a major music magazine, as well as other prizes TBA.

Acts must be a full live band able to draw a following of at least 35 people and perform a 25 minute set. The dates for the competition are ongoing and take place multiple times a month throughout the year.

B.B. King's Blues Club has a full backline: performers only need to bring their instruments. Drums - please just bring snare, high hat stand, clutch, pedals and cymbals. Guitarists- please bring your head.


LA and local area bands with a following only please.

Additional details can be seen at myspace.com/reventertainment and the Official B.B. King's Clubs' website.

Terms And Conditions

Revolution Entertainment/ BB Kings. SAMPLE CONTRACT
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> Featuring the best talent in LA.
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> PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION SHEET IN ITS ENTIRETY.
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> No Changes or exceptions will be made.
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> This will answer all your questions, and BB Kings will adhere
> STRICTLY to this protocol.
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> PLEASE PRINT THIS OUT FOR YOUR RECORDS.
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> Please fax back as soon as possible to 818-622-0440
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> Artist Name:
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> BB Kings Backline Equipment:
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> Drums: 7 piece DWP, + Cymbal
> Stands. Drummers please bring your own snare, clutch, cymbals, high hat stand and pedals.
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> Guitars Amps: Carvin Combo Belair Vintage Tube 2 x 12 Speaker. Please bring your own head.
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> Carvin Half Staff Stack MTS 3200: Master Tube series w/ 4 x
> 12 Speaker
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> Bass Rig: Carvin KB 1000
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> 8 x 10 Speaker Cabinet
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> To all bands: Please be aware if you have any sound concerns
> during your set it YOUR responsibility to let the sound staff
> know so that they are able to fix it.
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> Load In: One hour before set time 10:00
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> Set Time/ Length: Set lengths are 35 minutes. We ask all
> artists to please have more material ready in case asked for
> an encore. Please have no less then 20 extra minutes
> available in the event you band is given this extra
> performance time.
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> Phone number / Email
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> Terms: Artists agrees to bring a minimum of 30 people over
> the age of 21. Artists understand that if this draw
> requirement is not met then artist's set time may be adjusted
> in length and time. The artist wil recieve 50% of their door
> for all guest who pay a ten dollar cover,over 35 heads.
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> Cover: $10/ w$ 12 with out a ticket.(Ticket Price May Vary)
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> All patrons under the age of 21 will be charged $6 for two
> drink tickets redeemable at the bar for 2 sodas.
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> Required to bring a guest of draw of 35 to perform.
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> Parking
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> Band list must be turned in by 10am the day before your
> performance or your band will pay to park.
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> Backline/Line Checks
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> Sound technician is provided.
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> Load in 1 hour before set time.
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> Every band will have a line check.
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> Contact Information
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> Call or email your BB Kings contact with any questions one week prior to advance your show.
> with questions. Fax your stage plots, contracts and parking
> lists to Fax # 818-622-0440.
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> Cancellation
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> In the event of a cancellation within fourteen days prior
> to the event, artist will be responsible to pay the minimum
> draw requirement in cash within one week of cancellation.
> Occasionally, the venues will need to reschedule shows,
> should this occur, we would offer the most convenient make-up
> date and terms possible. (N/A)
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> Equipment - The venue are not responsible for lost or stolen
> gear.
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> Exclusivity Clause : Artists booked at a BB Kings event are
> barred from playing at another venue in Los Angeles within a
> fourteen mile radius two-weeks prior and two-weeks after
> performing at the event, subject to negotiation. (N/A)
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> Filming and Photography: Video Filming from the 1st floor is
> $200. No Exceptions. This is due to trademark obligations
> that are associated with the venue. Filming from the 2nd and
> 3rd floor requires a $25.00; fee. The venue will provide you
> with a video copy of your performance for a $35.00 charge.
> This must be requested in advance.
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> Hospitality: All artists will be given half price drinks at
> the bar. $2.00 domestic drafts and $3.00 well drinks will be
> provided for all performing band members.
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> Guest List: Each band member is allowed one guest. Extra
> guests will be paid for in full from the band's share of
> ticket sales. There are exceptions. Legitimate industry will
> be given free admission upon providing a valid business card.
> Please provide an industry list to maximize convenience for
> your guests and our staff discards all guest lists at the end
> of the event unless specified otherwise.
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> Parking: The club does provide free parking to performers.
> Please provide the list of your band by 10am, one day prior
> to your show date. If your band fails to send in their
> parking list the day before their show you will not have
> comped parking!
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> Scalping: Artists or Artist affiliates may NOT sell tickets
> in front of the venue during the night of the performance.
> Artist should prepare a will call list which will be
> submitted to the box office.
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> Setup and Breakdown: All acts must set the stage and
> breakdown in a timely manner, (15 minutes: Please practice!)
> to ensure that the performance schedule is kept. Please break
> down your equipment as soon as you have finished performing.
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> BB Kings obligations hereunder are subject to detention of
> prevention by sickness, inability to host the night,
> accident, failure of means of transportation, Acts of God,
> riots, war, strikes, labor difficulties, epidemics, any act
> of public authority, or any other cause, similar or
> dissimilar, beyond their control.
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> In order to release ourselves from any citation, we must
> point out that posting of any bills in public is illegal and
> will be your sole legal and financial responsibility of
> cited.
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> The undersigned agree to the terms and conditions outlined in
> this agreement.
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> Artist or Artist Representative BB Kings
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> Band Name
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> PLEASE FAX PAGES 1-3 OF CONTRACT WITHIN 72 HOURS IN ORDER TO
> CONFIRM EVENT!
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> FAIULURE TO DO SO MAY RESULT IN BAND'S CANCELLATION!
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> Fax# 818-622-0440. Please include stage plot and input list,
> and parking list.
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> Please Submit Band Drivers names for free parking:
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> Up to 4 Drivers per band: