Hire a Celebrity for a Private Event

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Are you looking to hire a celebrity for an exclusive private event?

Seattle Entertainment Group is your full-service talent buying agency for private events. We hire famous bands, celebrities, chefs, actors and DJs for private parties and events. When it comes to private event entertainment, we are the most creative.

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Create An Unforgettable Experience

Our talent buying agency has enhanced brands and introduced many new products for a variety of companies through special entertainment. We don’t just hire a celebrity for your event, we create and elevate your attendees’ experience.

Hiring the right keynote speaker, comedian or celebrity is the best way to drive awareness or increase donations at your charitable event.

How does it work?

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We help you increase efficiency, build lasting relationships, and manage production effortlessly.

We’ve been in your shoes and know exactly what you need to ensure the event goes as planned.

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Hire Entertainers In 3 Steps

If you are thinking about hiring a famous entertainer or tribute band for your private event, follow these easy steps:

1. Select an artist or browse this celebrity price list


2. Complete an offer sheet


3. Sign the agreement/contracts once the offer is accepted

How to hire a musician for your event

If you are not working with a talent buying agency to hire a celebrity for your event, you are making a mistake.

Sure there are varying opinions about whether the talent buyer should be an in-house or third party, but that is another topic.

Essentially the person who makes the deal with the agent is the talent buyer.

In the examples below, you can see the savings of working with a professional to hire a famous band for your private party, annual gala, or corporate function.

Example 1 – Inflated Talent fee for an unethical Talent Buyer

$20,000 x 1 show a year for a 3 year guarantee = $60,000

Example 2 – Talent fee for inexperienced Talent Buyer

$15,000 x 1 show a year for a 3 year guarantee = $45,000

Example 3 – Talent fee for experienced Talent Buyer

$11,250 x 1 show a year for a 3 year guarantee = $33,750

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We’ve worked with hundreds of famous entertainers, DJs, comedians, vocalists, and touring tribute bands.

The best time to hire a celebrity for your event is now, thousands of offset actors and A list celebrities are waiting for their agent’s phone call.

With the influx of new emerging talent like social media influencers and youtube superstars like #imomsohard we are seeing more options and competitive pricing than ever.

How expensive is it to hire a live music band?

You can hire a live music band to play for as little as $500 or as much as $250,000 or more. The more demand there is for the band the more expensive the price will be.

How much does it cost to hire a band for a party?

The price depends on the popularity of the band, performance duration, event location and the accommodations for travel and hospitality. Mostly the true cost will depend on your budget.

Who do I speak with if I wanna hire a celebrity?

The only way to hire a celebrity and not over pay is to work with a talent buyer, or talent buying agency. Working with an artists agent without the right experience or guidance could be costly.

Which celebrity would cost the most to hire for a concert?

On July 10th 2019 Forbes revealed that That Taylor Swift was the highest paid celebrity entertainer per show at $265,000,000. Followed by Klie Jenner at $244,000,000 and Kanye West at $215,000,000.

How much does it cost to hire a celebrity chef?

On the low end a good celebrity chef will cost you 20k to book. From there, the sky’s the limit. Extremely well known celebrity chefs like Emeril will cost you $100,000 or more.

How to hire a celebrity chef for wedding?

To hire a celebrity chef you have to negotiate a price and performance date with their responsible agent. Celebrity chef can be pricey, be prepared to pay a premium for an appearance. If done right, the value and impact on your event will be immeasurable.

How to hire a celebrity spokesperson?

 The best way to hire a celebrity spokesperson, is to work with a talent buyer and the celebrities agent. They will guide you through the process and execute the contacts quickly.

How much does it cost to hire a celebrity singer?

The cost varies, most household names or hundreds of thousands of dollars. To put it in perspective, Big and Rich will cost between 75K and 100K depending on routing.

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