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Book Great Big Sea for your next corporate event, function, or private party.
Great Big Sea is not a band you just go and see, or a CD you just listen to. Great Big Sea is something you have to do." Lead singer Alan Doyle's description of his band might be simple, but it comes close to describing the phenomena that is Great Big Sea. Their records are renowned for drawing together disparate threads of folk and pop music, while their shows are a storm of powerful singing, driving rhythms and soaring melody. Having sold well over a million copies of their albums in Canada, where the band is signed to Warner Music Canada, the band continues to make major inroads into the USA, where their music is available on the prestigious Zoe/Rounder label. From day one, it is the band's energetic concerts which have proven the base of their popularity..

How to hire Great Big Sea for an event

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

Frequently Asked Questions about booking Great Big Sea.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Great Big Sea, 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 Great Big Sea or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Great Big Sea'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 Great Big Sea for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate to the price range to book Great Big Sea, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Great Big Sea. 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 Great Big Sea booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Great Big Sea for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Great Big Sea 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 Great Big Sea 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.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Great Big Sea agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Great Big Sea 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 Great Big Sea for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Great Big Sea agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Great Big Sea, 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 Great Big Sea 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 Great Big Sea, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Performer
Style
Rock
Range
Harder To Book (see Notes), Acoustic Show, Age Group-30's-50's, Canadian, Sells Public Event, Folk, Rock, Folk Style, Folk-Rock, World Music-Celtic, Male
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