Cruise Industry Booking for Rock Musicians/Bands
Suman Entertainment Group is the largest private music agency in the U.S., with over 300 musicians working worldwide every day of the year. SEG currently supplies musicians for: Norwegian, NCL America, Princess, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Holland America, Seabourn, Regent, Oceania, MSC, and Disney. The cruise industry is the fastest growing employer of live entertainment today.
Payment: Standard Contracts are 4-6 months, but may vary and will be with the Cruise Ships. As an entertainment agency we find the gigs for the musician and communicate with the cruise lines for the musician's .
Who Does SEG hire?
SEG currently recruits for the following commercial musicians:
- Rock band consists of 4-part rhythm section ( Guitar, Bass, Drums, Keys ), 3 horns ( Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, French Horn, etc. ), and a male and female vocalist.
- Musicians must be able to learn top 40 type charts.
- Musicians will be performing varying genres of sets (i.e. – 60’s psychedelic rock, 70’s Funk, Classic Rock, etc.)
- Musicians must be high energy.
- Musicians can submit individually OR as a group.
- Musicians don’t need to be great music-readers; We may use guitarists that don’t read music.
- Rehearsals are 4 - 5 weeks before sign-on.
• Apply early
• Make sure your promo is labeled with complete contact information
• Spelling and grammar count
• Apply/renew your passport now.
• Practice sight-reading and commercial styles
How do I apply?
Email the following to Matthew Jontiff firstname.lastname@example.org:
• Resume with musical references
(bandleaders, former employers, or professors)
• Links to your video samples in several different commercial styles. Online sites to host your samples include YouTube and Vimeo
• Recent photograph of yourself
We will contact you by email or phone for further information. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for your audition package to be reviewed.