Average cost of band
Bands know how to get the crowd going! No matter the demographic, rain or shine, when the band starts to play, the party gets started. Highly talented musicians and their team of technically advanced staff provide the perfect soundtrack for your celebration. But most people don't know what all goes into running a professional musical ensemble. Factors you probably don't consider include but are not limited to insurance, gas, tour bus or trailer storage and upkeep, marketing and advertising, website management, promotional photoshoots, performance videos, etc. The talent of each individual comes at a cost as well. They likely attend weekly rehearsals, monthly meetings, spend hours learning and memorizing new songs, and need to pay their agent fees. Additionally, technology is constantly advancing and increasing in price. To stay up to date with the latest looks and sounds, bands must regularly update their audio and electrical equipment. Not just instruments but lights and other performance accessories are incorporated to createthe all-encompassing musical experience. Depending on the location of the wedding, the band may also need to afford the traveling costs. Food, lodging, outfits, hair, makeup, the list goes on. There’s no doubt that musicians love their job - it shows, and you can feel the passion when they get on stage. So it’s crucial to understand the costs associated with their ticketed price.