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Touring And Live Performance Issues Lawyers In Plano, Texas

Attorney C. “Luke” GUNNSTAKS knows the music industry inside and out. As a former professional touring musician, he traveled throughout Texas and North America. He knows, firsthand, the issues facing live performers today. Musicians and entertainers now turn to GUNNSTAKS LAW OFFICE to protect their rights as musicians while touring and performing in Dallas, Austin and throughout Texas and the nation.

Plano, Dallas And Austin, Texas, Musician Attorneys

It takes talent, hard work and dedication to make it in the entertainment industry. However, it also takes business savvy. Trusting the wrong people can be the difference between being successful and being taken advantage of. Even the most talented and hardworking individuals often feel at the mercy of venue managers, promoters, and impersonal corporations.

When on tour, there are many moving pieces. In addition to creating and rehearsing their performances, entertainers and musicians must deal with managers, promoters, publicists and venue managers. At GUNNSTAKS LAW OFFICE, we help entertainers and musicians protect their rights while on tour.

Mr. GUNNSTAKS negotiates, drafts and reviews performance contracts, publicity agreements and transportation agreements. When venues breach performance contracts and refuse to pay entertainers for the shows they perform, we protect our clients’ rights to payment.

If musical instruments or entertainment equipment is damaged by a transportation company or a performance venue, they may be responsible to pay for its repair or replacement. Our lawyers also communicate directly with night clubs and performance venues to ensure they understand their responsibility under performance agreements.

Protecting Entertainers And Musicians On Tour

At GUNNSTAKS LAW OFFICE, we help musicians and entertainers protect their rights while on tour. Our firm represents entertainers in a wide variety of disputes, including:

  • Breach of contract by performance venues, including failure to pay
  • Breach of contract by concert promoters
  • Breach of contract riders
  • Failure to appear for a performance
  • Passport and visa issues
  • Insurance claims on damaged equipment and products
  • Royalty issues with recording companies
  • Inter-band personal issues
  • Merchandise production and distribution issues

Contact A Former Entertainer To Protect Your Interests

GUNNSTAKS LAW OFFICE gives entertainers and musicians the edge they need to protect their artistic and financial interests while on tour. For advice regarding touring and live performance issues in Plano, Austin and throughout Texas, contact our entertainment lawyers at 972-590-6572.