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808 State Booking Agency Profile

Book 808 State for your next corporate event, function, or private party.
808 State are a British electronic music group, formed in 1987 in Manchester, taking their name from the Roland TR-808 drum machine and their common state of mind. They were formed by Graham Massey, Martin Price and Gerald Simpson, and they released their debut album, Newbuild, in September 1988. The band secured commercial success in 1989, when their song Pacific State" was picked up by BBC Radio 1 DJ Gary Davies. 808 State is regarded as a pioneer of the acid house sound and Newbuild was influential in the development of Manchester and baggy scenes. Theyve released a total of 6 albums since inception, their most recent being 2003s Outpost Transmission on Circus Records. It includes guest vocals from Guy Garvey and collaborations with Simian and Alabama 3. They continue to tour and perform DJ sets actively. .

How to hire 808 State for an event

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking 808 State.

808 State's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking 808 State for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate to the price range to book 808 State, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing 808 State. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the 808 State booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book 808 State for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final 808 State booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will 808 State charge for an event. Also, thier speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the 808 State agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The 808 State manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book 808 State for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the 808 State agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book 808 State, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the 808 State booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for 808 State, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Performer
Style
Dj-Electronic Dance Music
Range
British, Alternative, Dj-Electronic Dance Music, Alternative-Electronic, Dj-Electronic Musician, Dj-Electronica, Pop-80's Music, Pop-90's Music, Pop-Electronic, Pop-Euro-Dance, Male
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