Even if all the members of a band are friends it is better to have a signed band agreement in case of future disputes and simply to ensure the best running of the band. What is a band agreement? It is a contract between all members of the band stating how business is going to be conducted and provides a set of conditions to which members agree to adhere.
Music law involves the legal concepts, rules, regulations, case law and legal principles which apply to the creation, production, marketing and distribution of music. The types of items considered under music law are deals, contracts, music copyright laws, agencies and rights.