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Antibalas Booking Agency Profile

Book Antibalas for your next corporate event, function, or private party.
Brooklyn-based band Antibalas categorizes themselves as Afrobeat, but mixes in jazz, funk, dub, improv, and traditional Cuban and West African drumming. They grew their presence until releasing their debut album, Liberation Afrobeat Vol. 1. In that time, they'd toured England twice, while playing throughout New York City. They have since performed all over the world and collaborated with people across the board. The band made their national television debut on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, performing their single Dirty Money". Most recently, the band's horn section partnered with Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars, and The Dap-Kings horn section to create the mass hit Uptown Funk. They performed the track with Ronson and Mars on their Saturday Night Live appearance. Members of Antibalas served as musical directors and the house band in the Broadway hit FELA! and penned original music for the show. .

How to hire Antibalas for an event

Learn how to hire Antibalas or research availability and pricing for booking Antibalas to perform at a corporate event, fundraiser, private party, social media campaign, fair or festival, tradeshow or conference, endorsement project, or hire Antibalas as a guest speaker, please submit the form to our agency.

Frequently Asked Questions about booking Antibalas.

Antibalas'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 Antibalas for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate to the price range to book Antibalas, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Antibalas. 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 Antibalas booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Antibalas for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Antibalas 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 Antibalas 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 Antibalas agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Antibalas 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 Antibalas for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Antibalas agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Antibalas, 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 Antibalas 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 Antibalas, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Performer
Style
Jazz
Range
Jazz, R&B-Funk
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