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How payment works on Encore.

  • How and when will I be paid for a gig through Encore Pay?

    Is Encore Pay available for my job? Encore Pay was launched in February 2017, but there are still jobs for which payment takes place off the site. To be sure your job is eligible for Encore Pay, look ...

  • Encore Payments Infographic

    We've put together a handy infographic to show you exactly how payments work on Encore:...

  • How do deposits work with Encore Pay?

    If you have been confirmed for a booking using Encore Pay, you'll be eligible to receive a deposit.  How much is the deposit? Encore deposits are fixed at 15% of your total earnings (note: this does n...

  • How do I verify my bank account?

    Verifying your bank account means that we can split your payment for a job in twio, and send you a deposit payment before the event date. Don't worry, if you don't manage to verify your account, you w...

  • How do I update my quote for a job?

    Updating your quote for a job after you have sent your application is sometimes necessary. You might negotiate with a client to play another set, or reduce the number of performers in your ensemble to...

  • How long will it take for my payment to arrive?

    Since we work with Stripe, a leading payment system to guarantee safe bank transactions, sometimes the validation process can mean than transfers take a little longer to appear in your bank account. W...

  • How does payment work for non-Encore Pay bookings?

    Is Encore Pay available for my job? Encore Pay was launched in February 2017, but there are still jobs for which payment takes place off the site. All non-Encore Pay jobs are marked with a banner like...

  • How do quotes work when discussing prices with clients via Encore messages?

    All quotes in messages include the 15% service fee, which is deducted when you receive payment. Let’s use two example messages. You have quoted £500 for a 2hr solo performance. If you are booked for t...

  • How do travel expenses work?

    Travel expenses on Encore cover all the costs incurred by the musician that are unrelated to their performance such as porterage, equipment hire, and yes, travel costs. Here's how they work. Quoting t...

  • How do I add my payment details?

    In order to benefit from secure payments for the jobs you receive through Encore, you’ll need to add your payment details to your Encore account.  How do I upload payment details? Head to your Setting...