My apologies if this has already been over-discussed, but in a few minutes of searching the forums I'm surprised that I haven't found what I'm looking for.
Usually (like 90% of the time) the bands I play with are working on a handshake agreement with the club owner or wedding party or whatever. Some bars and other venues prefer to have contracts, and that's fine. Usually the venue will produce a contract.
We've been hired for a "first annual" kind of festival event this summer, and they aren't very organized yet. They want to execute a contract, but don't have one. I could be a hardass I suppose, and insist that they provide it, but I'm trying to help them get started.
Sooo.... what I'm looking for is a kind of standard gig contract. Do any of you working horn-boys or gig-girls have such a thing? I'm sure I could cobble something together, but it's that re-inventing the wheel thing, you know....
Thanks in advance for any help.