Tour Riders, the Strange Requests of Artists When They Are On Tour
When a band or celebrity is booked to perform , not only is there a contract but there is this document called a tour document. It is a list of things that the band or artist request to be provided to them and some times, it is a list of outrageous requests.
Here are a few of the items they request.
6 individual sized bottles of 100% orange juice to help regulate Bret’s diabetes
Diet Lipton green tea Citrus flavors only
Temperature in dressing room bust be between 68-75 degrees.
One Box of Sweedish Fish
Two Bottles of Wine with opener Kendall Jackson or Robert Mondavi perferred
Hot Dogs- Yves Veggie eaten with toothpicks, enough for two people
A Smoothie Station
12 Micheolob Ultras
A bottle of red and white wine chilled
2 small vanilla candles
One of her stipulations is her dressing room needs to be draped in cream or pink.
She also asks for specific fresh flowers however ABSOLUTELY NO CARNATIONS.
Disani Water at room temp
hot water, no tea, hot water kettle
Aluminum and Plastic, Glass, and Paper Recycle Bin
48-16 oz biodegradable non-petroleum cups
disposable napkins made from 100% recycled fiber
Organic Coconut water
I can’t begin to describe it just read it here.
Requirements for bathroom one lamp or clip light so harsh light may be turned off
Starbucks-1 grande Iced Carmel Latte w/2 sweet n lows, 1 grande Iced Americano w/2 sweet n lows/soy milk, 1 slice pumpkin loaf
1 bag of twizzlers
1 pint of Ben and Jerry’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and Chocolate Brownie Frozen Yogurt
Some of this stuff isn’t too strange however, I have heard about some riders where the promoter has to provide underwear and socks for the artist. Have you heard about some crazy demands from celebrities or musicians? If so share them with us.