The venue roster is the list of artist and supplier profiles that can be booked for your venue's events. Venue Managers should keep their venue roster up to date by regularly searching for new acts or adding suppliers from the shared list if available. New venues/users will need to set up their venue roster to begin booking
Overview of managing your venue roster
1: Invite your artists/suppliers
Invite all existing suppliers to Muso- include any previous acts so you can book for future gigs. If applicable, search the shared supplier list and add existing profiles to your venue roster.
2: Search for existing suppliers
Start by searching for any known artists and entertainment providers
3: Discover new artists via the Muso marketplace
4: Update and manage your venue roster as you go
How to invite new suppliers to Muso
Select Suppliers from the left menu (person icon)
Click 'Add new supplier' button in top left corner
Choose Direct/individual* or Company supplier*, enter their details into the form. Check the email address is correct
Click 'Invite Supplier' to send the email invite to join Muso. This will automatically add a new supplier placeholder profile to your venue roster/My Acts
Let the supplier know they need to set up their profile and add bank details for payment
* supplier explanations are listed below
PRO TIP: Save time by using the bulk invite tool to add multiple suppliers at a time. Within the Add Supplier form, click on the link at the bottom to add multiple suppliers (max 6 each time)
2. How to search and add existing suppliers
Go to the Supplier page from the left hand menu
Search using the following fields:
Key name search into the Search field (magnifying glass)
Click icon to expand filters, select and apply filters to search for specific suppliers*:
State = location
Artist type = specific music or entertainment categories eg Trivia Host, Poker, DJ
Genre = grouped by music type
*note that filters will remain until cleared. When filters are applied the round icon background will update to display purple. When cleared this will revert back to white
Click on supplier details to display their details on the right side
Click 'Add to roster +' to add supplier to your venue roster
3. Discovering new artists on Muso Marketplace
Within the Suppliers page you can browse Muso artist profile by clicking 'Browse New Suppliers'
Check out artist profiles, view their socials and listen to sound clips to find perfect acts for your venue
Save artist profiles by clicking the heart icon (top right corner)
Add to your venue roster by clicking '+' from the top right of the page
Alternatively, click on the magnifying glass in the left hand menu to search artists
4. View, update and manage your venue roster: My Acts
Go to your calendar to view My Acts (far right side of the page)
New venues: click '+' to Create Roster for the first time
Existing venues: click the pen to edit My Acts
To remove a supplier profile, view your venue roster list in the left column. Hover mouse over profile, 'x' will appear next to the profile name, click 'x' to remove (note this doesn't delete the profile from the system)
Remember 'Save Roster' before closing the window!
Search, add new and browse suppliers regularly using the steps above to keep your venue roster current.
The list of artist and supplier profiles stored within My Acts is specific to that venue and will remain associated and in the venue roster until the profile is removed. If you manage multiple venues you'll need to set up a new venue roster for each one.
What happens when you invite a supplier to Muso?
New suppliers need to create their Muso account by clicking the activation link in the email invite. This will automatically assign the supplier to your venue roster
New suppliers can be added to bookings straight away however will need to set up their Muso profile to be notified of and accept new booking requests. Until then, the booking will be a placeholder only
When viewing supplier listings, if their profile displays a purple circle with white initials, this indicates the profile has not been activated yet. Venue Managers should follow up to remind suppliers to set up their Muso profile to prevent payment delays.
Company supplier: any companies that provide a specific entertainment service or activity (not an agency) by sending one of their licensees or hosts to your venue
examples of companies are Trivia, Poker or Karaoke suppliers that operate a franchise or licensee model at a larger scale and greater geographical area
Individual direct supplier: entertainers that represent themselves for bookings and performances eg DJ, solo musician or band