On another note, who is the best AC DC tribute band? Dirty Deeds
Though, can tribute bands make money?
A cover band makes, musicians said, an average of $400 a night. But a tribute band can make $3,000-$5,000, up to $10,000 or more for a single night's work. ... It makes good financial sense for those guys to put on those tights 40 or so times a year, and not just for the musicians but for the audience.
What is the difference between a tribute band and a cover band?
At the most basic level, cover bands perform popular songs by many different artists, whereas tribute bands usually study the work of a specific group or performer.
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2021
Psych Tribute to the Doors / Various
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2021
Knockin' on Heaven's Door
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2021
Stoned Immaculate: Music of the Doors
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2021
The Doors - No One Here Gets Out Alive (Tribute to Jim Morrison)
A common question is whether you need to get the permission of the original artist or copyright owner to perform their songs. The simple answer is, unless the song is in the public domain, permission from the copyright owner in the song will be necessary.
Hotel California - The Original Eagles Tribute Band For almost three decades now HOTEL CALIFORNIA have been recreating the legendary sound of THE EAGLES, and thrilling audiences all over the world. The band set the bar in 1986, and they have remained the industry leading substitute for The Eagles ever since.
If you open Google Maps and search for "Hotel California", the closest result will likely be in Mexico in the city of Todos Santos. Todos Santos is in the Baja California (hint 1: California!) state just west of the Gulf of California. The hotel is located on highway 19 (hint 2: desert highway!).
There are well over 100 AC/DC Tribute bands from around the world, and many of them claim to be “The Ultimate AC/DC Tribute band”, however only one band can actually back up this statement and prove it.
Kashmir, The Live Led Zeppelin Show was created by vocalist Jean Violet back in 2000. It has grown from the streets of New York City to now being one of the top Led Zeppelin Tribute bands touring nationally and internationally.
Bands $750 to $10K – what to expect. As a general rule, there is no fixed price when it comes to the cost of hiring a band. As a guide however, here are some price brackets and what to expect for each which may help you determine what you want and may expect to pay for band hire for your special event.
Currently, the statutory mechanical royalty rate for physical formats (CDs, cassettes, LPs) and permanent digital downloads (e.g. iTunes) is 9.1¢ for songs 5 Minutes or less or 1.75¢ per minute or fraction thereof for songs over 5 Minutes.