Chris Eldredge is a guitarist and singer for the band Punch Brothers. Described by American Songwriter magazine as A 21st century version of the Bluegrass Boys, Punch Brothers have four albums: Punch, Antifogmatic, Whos Feeling Young Now, and The Phosporescent Blues. The band was the subject of the documentary How to Grow a Band, which premiered at the 42nd Nashville Film Festival, and screened as part of the 38th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Their most notable songs are Dark Days, which was used in The Hunger Games movie, and Julep, which was nominated for a Grammy in the category Best American Roots Song. Eldredge began his music career as a member of The Seldom Scene, with whom he received a Grammy nomination for the album Scenechronized. He was also a founding member of the renowned bluegrass band The Stringdusters, who won Emerging Artist of the Year, Song of the Year (Fork in the Road), and Album of the Year (Fork in the Road) at the International Bluegrass Music Association Awards. He later formed Punch Brothers with Chris Thile, Noam Pikelny, Gabe Witcher, and Greg Garrison, eventually deciding to dedicate all of his musical efforts to the band. Eldredge has also worked on projects with Jon Brion, Fiona Apple, Paul Simon, John Paul Jones, Marcus Mumford, Justin Timberlake, T-Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello, Jerry Douglas, Sara Watkins, Del McCoury and Julian Lage..
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CTI can give you the Chris Eldridge booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Chris Eldridge for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Chris Eldridge 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 Chris Eldridge charge for an event. Also, their 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.
There is low probability to book Chris Eldridge for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Chris Eldridge agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Chris Eldridge, 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 Chris Eldridge 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 Chris Eldridge, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.