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Interested in performing music at Taproot Lounge & Café? Fill out the information requested below and we will email you shortly. Thank you for your support, and for your interest in helping Salem thrive!



Full Name of Artist/Band Representative *
Full Name of Artist/Band Representative
The name you assume when performing as a band or as a singer-songwriter.
Regardless of band name/performance persona, please list the legal name(s) of the artist(s) who will be performing.
Will Any Minors Be Present/Performing? *
By law, we must be aware of any minors under the age of 21 will be present and/or performing with your band at our venue after 9:00 p.m.
DISCLAIMER: If you answered YES to the previous question, any and all minors are required to wear a wristband for identification on the premises if associated with the performing artist/band. Minors shall be escorted to and from the restroom. They will be instructed as to where they may sit while not performing, and shall vacate the premises promptly after the performance is over. Taproot will require a contract to be signed by said minors prior to the performance, as well as a signature by an Authorized Band Representative agreeing to the terms of the contract for minors. PLEASE LIST NAME(S) OF MINOR(S) IN THE SPACE PROVIDED BELOW:
Phone Number *
Phone Number
Proposed Date
Proposed Date
Include your date of interest, if applicable.
Proposed Start Time
Proposed Start Time
Proposed End Time
Proposed End Time
Compensation for the Show will be payable by cash or check, made "payable to" the Band Representative named below:
Include a brief message about your interest in a gig at Taproot. Also, tell us a little about yourself, including your stage/band name and your music/genre/influences. Finally, tell us why you think we'd be a good host venue for you and your music.
Please include any sites or links to your music samples you may have.
By submitting this form to Taproot ("Venue"), the aforementioned Band Representative warrants s/he has authority to negotiate and book Venue on behalf of the Band in its entirety, and acknowledges that this proposal does not guarantee booking with Venue. *
Band Representative agrees to fill out the W-9 Fillable PDF Form from the link below; once complete, save as a PDF and email to: TaprootCafe(at)gmail(dot)com. Band Representative acknowledges that without receipt of the completed W-9 Form, in addition to the above query, this application will not be considered. Thank you! *
Please copy and paste the following web address into your browser: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf
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