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Welcome to bands4u.ie

Frequently asked questions

** What is bands4u?
bands4u is an online search and listing service for the Irish entertainment industry.
For a fee, bands register with the website, enter their details and profiles and are saved in the database and are their listed on the website.

Potential clients such as those organising parties, weddings, corporate events, etc. can then search the database for the band or artist that matches their criteria. The customer then contacts the artist directly with enquiries or for booking. There is no fee for this service.

FAQs FOR USERS

** I'm having trouble viewing / listening to the video / audio clips. What should I do?
Please make sure you have the latest version of Internet Explorer or favourite browser, as well as a media player such as Windows Media Player or Quicktime.

***** I am interested in a band. Who do I contact?
You should contact the band you like DIRECTLY using the method/s included in their profile listing. If you are having difficulty contacting a particular act or would like help booking your act please contact us directly on 087 2139911.

** What localities does bands4u.ie cover?
bands listed on the site are from all over Ireland. Some artists will travel anywhere in Ireland to play events, others prefer to keep it local. You can see on the band profile listings where artists prefer to perform. And of course, if they haven't listed your area but you really want to book them, if might be worth making them an offer they can't refuse!

** How will I pay the band?
You should agree the fee and method of payment directly with the band before the booking is finalised. Some bands prefer cash on the night of the event. Some may require a deposit. It's really up to you and the band how you carry out payment.

** Will I be able to contact them before the event?
You will always be able to contact the band via the contact details they have posted in their profile listing.

** Can I also book DJs too?
Absolutely - just visit our sister site www.djs4u.ie


FAQs FOR bands

** Why should I register on bands4u.ie?
Registering with bands4u.ie opens up a whole new audience to you. By posting your profile on the web-site, people who are actively looking for a band to play at their event will have a chance to contact you and book you directly.

** How do I put my profile on the site?
In three easy steps:
1. Fill out our easy to complete registration form.
2. Upload your pics, audio and video samples.
3. Pay the registration fee, securely on-line. Once you have done this, we will have your profile (if suitable) up on site within 2 days. A confirmation and receipt will be emailed to you and you will be notified by email when your profile is live.

** Can you write my profile piece for me?
Certainly. All you need to do is supply us with the relevant details and our professional writer will compose your piece for you. Please contact bands@bands4u.ie for details and rates.

** What does my profile include?
Your profile will include a description of who you are and what you do, previous experience etc (which you will write yourself), a photo and an audio / video clip and a contact point - we recommend an email address for this purpose.

ANY OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING CAN BE INCLUDED: PHOTO, VIDEO CLIP AND AUDIO (6MB MPEG VIDEO CLIP & 5MB MP3 OR WMA AUDIO CLIP).
ANYONE HAVING PROBLEMS WITH PHOTO/VIDEO PLEASE EMAIL US AT BANDS@BANDS4U.IE

** How often is the profile listing on djs4u.ie updated?
You can change your details 24/7. Simply logon with your unique code and change any details as often you wish.

** How do I change the details on my profile listing?
It's easy! Just log-in via your password protected account.

** How long will my profile stay on the site?
Your subscription can be for 3, 6 or 12 months. At the end of your chosen period we will contact you with a view to renewing your subscription.

** How do I unsubscribe my notifications?
By informing us you would like to de-list, or by simply not renewing your subsription at the end of the 12 month period. You will be requested to renew at the time by email.