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ANDY KIM CONTRACT RIDER

Annexed to and made a part of contract dated _______________________ , 200___
Between:  UTOPIA ARTISTS, LLC (hereinafter "Agent")
And:         _________________________________________________________________________ (hereinafter "Purchaser")

This rider will become part and parcel of the contract and must be signed by the purchaser or contract will become NULL AND VOID. 

1. 

No advertising of the performance may be issued in any form prior to receipt of signed contract from Agent. 

 
2.

Balance of all payments is due to the Artist PRIOR to performance, IN CASH. 

 
3. 

All interviews or meet and greets must be cleared through Agent. Please provide copies of any publicity, photos, reviews, etc. Only photos supplied by Agent may be used for promoting the show. 

 
4. 

Artist obligations are subject to detention or prevention by act of God, sickness, accident, means of transportation, natural catastrophes, riots, strikes, any act of public authority, or any other cause beyond the Artistís control. Artist shall be paid in full for any date for which they show up regardless of ticket sales, weather conditions, riots, tax liens, or other acts of God. † 

 
5. 

Venue stage manager, experienced monitor and house sound, light technicians to be available during sound check and performance at Purchasers expense. Sound Check is mandatory and will last approximately 30 minutes or until satisfactory sound is achieved in stage monitors and mains. Sound company should be ready at least 2 hours prior to the opening of doors. 

 
6. 

Artistís crew must have control over the set up of the stage and the placement of sound/equipment during the performance. Stage must be of at least 16 ft deep by 20 ft wide. PA system must have 24-32 channels with separate monitor mix, 3 stage monitors and side fills. 6 vocal mics and stands (one wireless, one with extra long cord). One set of stairs from front of stage to audience † 

 
7. 

Purchaser to provide a lighting system capable of even coverage of the stage. One follow spot and an experienced operator for both.

 
8. 

Purchaser to provide one suite, one double and 5 single king non-smoking hotel rooms, prepaid, in 1st class hotel such as Hilton, Marriott, Doubletree (one that has restaurant, room service, lounge and gym) with the option for a 2 night stay. Please provide bottled spring water in hotel rooms. 

 
9. 

Artist to have two secure, clean, well lit heated/air-conditioned dressing rooms, for Artists use only, with private restrooms, full length mirrors and 12 laundered towels.

 
10. 

Purchaser to provide a hot meal for 8 consisting of meat, pasta, vegetables, with an ample supply of coffee/tea to be provided at a mutually agreed upon time or agreed upon cash equivalent. Prior to sound checks, 2 deli platters and assorted cheese, crackers, fruit and vegetables, snacks, coffee, tea, honey, ample supply of bottled spring water, one case of Budweiser, two bottles of Australian Red Wine, diet and regular Cokes are to be placed in artist dressing room. 

 
11. 

Purchaser to supply security for artist at venue. One front of stage, one in dressing room area and one to and from dressing area to stage to other venue areas if necessary. 

 
12. 

Purchaser to provide Transportation for 8 people, to and from airport, hotel, and venue from arrival to departure. One limo and one 15-passenger van with the back seat removed (for equipment and luggage) are requested. 

 
13. 

Artist to have 12 complimentary tickets to be released for sale if not used day of show.

 
14. 

Purchaser shall not have the right to broadcast, televise, photograph or otherwise reproduce the performance or any part thereof. Purchaser shall have their representative announce the above agreement prior to the performance. 

 
15. 

Artist has the right to cancel any date up to 45 days prior to engagement if they are booked on a national television show, major casino or convention day or international tour date.

 
16. 

Artist has the sole exclusive rights, but not the obligation, to sell merchandise and retain 100% of the receipts unless otherwise agreed to in writing by Artist or Artists manager. The sole exception is to any financial arrangements made with venue for the handling and/or sale of this merchandise. The Purchaser is enjoined from selling any merchandise bearing the likeness of the Artist or any member individually unless agreed upon. One banquet sized table, one chair, security in a good location with good lighting to be provided by venue.

 
17.

EQUIPMENT RIDER: ONE Guitar Amp: Fender Hot Rod Deville 4 x 10. ONE bass amplifier: Ampeg SVT head w 8 x 10 cabinet w stand. 1 Yamaha Recording Custom Drums, 22 x 14 bass drum, 10 x 9 tom, 12 x 10 tom, 14 x 14 tom, 16 x 16 floor tom, 14 x 5 Ĺ snare. One LP 009 cowbell w mount, one rhythm tech tambourine w mount, Yamaha Series CS835 hardware w boom cymbal stands, Yamaha throne DS840, Drum workshop DW5002AD double bass drum pedal, one small circular fan. Zildjian cymbals preferred (if not Paiste, or Sabian) 1-20" A ride cymbal (medium) 1-18"A crash cymbal (medium) 1-16"A crash cymbal (medium) Set of 14" new beat Hi-hat cymbals. Drums should be positioned on a sturdy drum riser 8 x 8 x 2 high. Keyboard:1 Roland RD600 w sustain pedal. 1 Korg Triton Pro 76 note keyboard with sustain pedal. 1Quik-lok QL-641 or 642 two-tier keyboard stand. 1 Yamaha or Tama throne. 1 Roland KC-500 keyboard amps. One acoustic guitar (nylon strings), preferably Martin. 3 guitar stands.  Four music stands with lights. One tambourine.

 
18. 

All dates must be advanced with Dennis Dibrizzi at 845-627-5509 or 914-572-9189 approximately 2-3 weeks before performance.

 
ALL TERMS OF THIS RIDER ARE ACCEPTED BY THE PURCHASER UNLESS THEY ARE WAIVED BY ARTIST MANAGEMENT AND INITIALED. FAILURE TO SIGN RIDER WILL BE CAUSE TO CANCEL THE ENGAGEMENT.

AGREED AND ACCEPTED ON THIS DATE OF ______________________ , 200____.

PURCHASER AGENT:
 

X_____________________________________ 

Print Name _____________________________

UTOPIA ARTISTS, LLC

X_____________________________________†

Print Name: ____________________________


Engagement Date:  _________________________________________

Purchaser's Contact Person:  ___________________________  Phone: __________________________________ 

 

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