The last of fourteen children, born in Arkansas and raised in Southern California, DeMent spent her childhood immersed in gospel and traditional country music. The melodically moving voice of Iris DeMent is always sure to touch the hearts of all her audiences. Now, over 23 years after DeMent released her first album, Infamous Angel, DeMent continues to sing the songs she loves. Receiving critical acclaim over the years, her most current work has been noted as heady, heart-stopping stuff by the Boston Globe, as pure and piercing as they come, by No Depression, and reported by NPR Music that Iris DeMent makes music that celebrates humanitys efforts toward salvation, while acknowledging that most of our time on Earth is spent reconciling with the fact that we dont feel so redeemed..
How to hire Iris DeMent for an event
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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Iris DeMent.
Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Iris DeMent, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Iris DeMent or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Iris DeMent'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 Iris DeMent for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Iris DeMent, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Iris DeMent. 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 Iris DeMent booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Iris DeMent for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Iris DeMent 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 Iris DeMent 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 Iris DeMent for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Iris DeMent agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Iris DeMent, 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 Iris DeMent 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 Iris DeMent, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.