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How Do You Find a Booking Agent?

Watch How do you find a booking agent?
In this video Willie Oteri quickly explains how to find a booking agent.

Finding a booking agent, that's tough.
There's some people advertising--you can go through your local Musician's Union. Your local Musician's Union usually will have a list of booking agents. And Craig's List, nowadays. In the old days it was tough to find-- you had to do word of mouth. Now you can use --there's people on Craig's List saying "I'm a booking agent."

In Texas you have to watch out because there's no --anybody can be a booking agent. Some states they actually have to be licensed.

Don't sign any contracts with them, exclusive contracts, test them out, see what kind of gigs they get you.

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