Giggio vs. Band Pencil

The best Giggio alternative

Band Pencil has been purpose-built to simplify your event and band management and is packed with features that help to make your management and event organisation as efficient as possible.


Our customers love us

We're used by some of the best music and entertainment companies worldwide.

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Brass House Entertainment • London, UK

" Band Pencil covers every aspect of booking an event from client contracts to musician management. They have thought of everything needed to help the booking process run smoothly. Game changer! "

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MIB Band • UK

" Band Pencil has been revolutionary to our management! I love how easy the booking system is for sending contracts and invoices, and the online portal for both clients and musicians - I know all our musicians are loving it too. "

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Band Pencil is thoughtfully designed for the purpose of performing music at events. I have always had to adapt other CRMs to try to meet this need, but Band Pencil is the best by far.

Benjamin T Warner Events

Why choose Band Pencil over Giggio?

Sure, Giggio knows the needs of magicians, but do they know the needs of others in the entertainment, or music industry? Band Pencil does, and we know how important it is to managing members and musicians.

Features you need

We’re focused on providing the entertainment industry with an easy-to-use platform that helps you do your job better.

Trusted by thousands

Established in 2019, Band Pencil is trusted by thousands users, across 10 countries.

Easy to use

Our platform is simple, self-explanatory, and super easy-to-use. You'll be up and running in just a few minutes.

We've been providing band management software for years...

Band Pencil was established in 2019 to help organise every aspect of a gig, including contract creation, invoicing and payment, file management, managing musicians and tracking financials.

  • Easy to use interface
  • Professional client and musician portals
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How Band Pencil is better suited for you

We’re a band management software built by musicians for musicians. With our particular background and expertise, we’ve designed Band Pencil to give you everything you need and nothing you don’t. You’ll be backed by our simple and powerful tool to grow your business.

Band Pencil Giggio
Manage gigs online
Collect availability from musicians

Musician Management
Unlimited musicians
Accept invoices from your musicians
Accept contracts between you and your musicians
Easy to access Musician Portal
Build your band line up
Create groups of musicians
Keep track of musicians you haven't paid

Client Management
Ability to invoice your clients
Ability to send contracts to your clients
Accept online payments

Songs & Setlists
Song library
Build setlists
Auto setlist duration calculator
Setlist Live Viewer for viewing on gigs

Band Management
Detailed financial reports
Form builder to collect responses
Detailed lead capture form
Track gig referral sources
Store details about your services
Store details about your venues

Configure musician notification settings
Track which emails haven't been opened
Bulk email clients, musicians and groups

Quick Demo

Here's Simon giving a 10 minute guide to using Band Pencil.

Move to Band Pencil in seconds

Ready to make the switch but feel stuck? We have built a easy to use import function so you can import your musicians, clients, events and songs in seconds.

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A better experience for your members, musicians, crews and clients
and fewer headaches for you. You’ll be set up in minutes.