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Terms & Conditions

Last updated 04/06/2016

  1. Cancellation of this contract, under any reason,  by the Client shall result in the following cancellation charge:


Date of cancellation
Cancellation Charge
14 Days After BookingDeposit Fee
Upto 2 months before the event date40% of total booking fee
Less than 1 Month before the event date100% of total booking fee


  1. This contract constitutes a complete and binding agreement between the client and The Distractions Band Ltd.
  2. The booking will not be secured until signed Terms and Conditions have been received by The Distractions Band Ltd; a complete booking form has been agreed upon by The Distractions Band Ltd; and a deposit has been received and verified by The Distractions Band Ltd.
  3. The booking fee will be fully inclusive of all band member expenses and travelling expenses to and from the venue, unless otherwise stipulated in the contract.
  4. The Distractions Band warrant that all company owned equipment is in good working order, (P.A.T.) and fit for its purpose, and that no part of the performance under the control of The Distractions Band is likely to be a danger to the artiste/s or any other person/s.
  5. In the event of a singer selected by the client not being able to perform at the event due to an unforeseen circumstance outside of the control of The Distractions Band Ltd, the Band reserves the right to replace the singer with another similar and high quality singer without infringing the terms of this contract. The Distractions Band Ltd will inform the client of the changes prior to the event. If the client wishes to terminate the agreement as a result of this change, the standard cancellation clause will apply
  6. The Distractions Band have their own Public Liability insurance up to ยฃ5 million (a copy will be enclosed for the Client)
  7. The musicians of The Distractions Band Ltd shall be suitably and tidily dressed during their performance.
  8. The client/venue shall be responsible for the provision of a safe and adequate source of mains electricity in the performing area.
  9. It is entirely the Clientโ€™s responsibility to make sure that the performance area is suitable for the band. It must be a safe, dry and even performance area. The temperature of the performance area must not be below 13 degrees Celsius or over 30 degrees Celsius. If the temperature falls outside of this range during set up or performance the Band may collectively refuse to perform and booking fee will not be refunded.
  10. The Distractions Band require a room or other suitable area for the musicians to change in. If this is not possible due to venue constraints please agree this with the Managing Director (Joseph Malik) in advance of the event.
  11. The use of any of The Distraction Bandโ€™s equipment or instruments by any of the guests is not allowed unless permission is given by the managing Director of The Distractions Band Ltd (Joseph Malik).
  12. The Client must make sure that there is a sufficient legal parking facility close to the performance area for at least one large vehicle. The Client must also make sure that the unloading and loading area is no further than 100 yards from the performance area.
  13. The Distractions Band Ltd require as much time as possible to unload, setup and test the equipment before your event, however, as every event and venue is unique, arrival times should be agreed with the Managing Director (Joseph Malik) and noted in the additional comments box for reference. It is estimated that The Distractions Band Ltd will need approx. 1 hour after the performance to dismantle all the equipment and load. Please make sure that the venue managers are aware of this agreement.
  14. If the Client requires The Distractions Band Ltd to play after the agreed time on the day, this can be arranged depending on the venueโ€™s time limit and an agreed price.
  15. If The Distractions Band are unable to setup or start performing at the agreed times as indicated on the booking form for reasons beyond their control, we will not be obliged to extend the performance or finish performing at a later time than agreed.
  16. No compensation shall be payable to the client by The Distractions Band for any day upon which the engagement shall be suspended or cancelled by reason of force majeure. In this instance, force majeure will include all events beyond the control of the Distractions Band or client.
  17. The person(s) signing for Client agrees to be personally, jointly and severally liable for the terms of this contract.