38 Special band

38 Special

38 Special is an American rock band that is well known for their success during the late 1970s and early 1980s. 38 Special was founded by Don Barnes and Donnie Van Zant, two high school friends from Jacksonville, Florida in 1974. 38 Special’s music was composed of catchy hooks and soulful southern sounds; 38 special songs became mainstays on the radio with chart-topping hits like “Hold On Loosely,” “Caught Up In You,” and “Back Where You Belong.” 38 Special has released 15 studio albums throughout the years, continuing to treat fans to their melodic sound with recent releases such as 2020’s Soul Journey album. 38 Special has been inspiring music lovers for over 40 years with their unique blend of hard-driving Southern rock and heart-facing ballads.

When you hire 38 Special Band for your event, you can guarantee that your guests will be talking about it for years to come! These guys bring energy, talent, and amazing showmanship with them, providing a truly unique experience. With decades of experience in the music industry and going on world tours, they know how to deliver an awesome performance that will get your audience up on their feet in no time. Put the spotlight on your event by getting 38 Special Band and give your guests the time of their lives!

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How to book 38 Special?

Email, call or fill out our contact form below. We will get in touch with you to go over some preliminary questions about your event. Following our initial consult we will reach out to 38 Special’s agent for availability and an accurate quote. To book we will send you an offer authorization form for the artist to accept. Once accepted we’ll get the final contract and deposit together to confirm your show!

How much does 38 Special cost?

38 Special’s performance fees vary greatly depending on a variety of factors including: date, type of event, distance from previous/next event (routing), length of performance and more! Any website that lists an artist’s fee can be off by tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars. While we are happy to give ballpark guidance, all quotes we send you are the true numbers established by 38 Special’s agent.

What happens after I book with you?

Following your confirmed booking we will schedule planning meetings for all of the details and logistics. Our parent company, Contemporary Productions, can handle everything from the artist’s sound, lights and instrument rental to managing your entire event. We can also staff your event with a Contemporary Booking coordinator to ensure all parties are happy and that the show goes off without a hitch!

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