TSE Entertainment|FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)

What acts should I book for my event?
That depends on a number of factors. Each event or venue is unique when it comes to the best entertainment for their needs. We consider budget, audience demographics, logistics, geographical area, past artist performances, etc. in recommending artists for your event. We try to be match the best artist available while also being realistic when it comes to recommending who you should book.

It really depends on the size of your event. The longer lead time the better to assure you get the entertainers you want for your show. For bigger venues, such as arenas, fairs, festivals, etc. TSE recommends you start at least 9 or 10 months out from your event. A year is even better. Long lead times give you a better selection of acts to choose from for your event. Remember weekends are prime booking dates, so plan as far ahead as possible.

No, the only time you need to pay anything is when we secure an act that you want. Our fees are included in the overall price quote.

Yes. Each venue, event is unique in their respective ways. If you are booking entertainment, you should have liability insurance. If you are doing outdoor events, you might want to consider insurance for cancellation or weather insurance as well as general liability insurance.

Most concerts have the following production logistics

  • The entertainer’s fee
  • Flights
  • Hotel accommodation and ground transportation
  • Pre-production and production management (Onsite producer)
  • Labor
  • Staging
  • Backline equipment (equipment the band uses)
  • Sound equipment
  • Lighting
  • Power
  • Requirements stipulated in Rider

A Contract Rider is a list of requirements that the entertainer stipulates are needed for them to perform. Generally, there are two types of riders; a technical rider and a hospitality rider. The two riders may include such things as sound equipment, lighting, stage plot, accommodations, food, beverages, etc. The bigger the name, the more Rider requirements.

A turnkey event agreement with us means that TSE will handles all the things outlined as production issues above. Whether your event needs an onsite producer or a logistics manager, TSE will provide it and the labor needed. How much we do really depends on you. We complement your team to fill in the gaps needed for a successful event.

Grounds entertainers are great for boosting admission and driving traffic to different areas of fairs and festivals. Grounds entertainers act as free attractions for the entire length of the event. They can be educational as well as entertaining. Using grounds entertainers is a fast-growing trend in the fair and festival marketplace. It’s a way to give their patrons more for their admission to the event. Typically, 2 to 4 are utilized. They may include costumed strollers, balloon artists, close up magicians, jugglers, etc.

Our minimum requirements include that you be a national touring act, have a large following on social media, have a downloadable EPK, and good promotional video(s) with quality sound and good production elements, and book for a minimum of $2,500.

 If you feel you meet our requirements you can send us your information by using our online form which can be found here: https://tseentertainment.com/artist-onboarding-form/

Be advised that our roster artists are non-exclusive and we make no claims to book them.

I’m looking for booking representation

TSE is a venue focused entertainment agency. We do not represent artists. While we do have artists on our roster, they are non-exclusive.