pretoria - booking kit

indie rock & pop

live performance - Corabel Huff (raw concert footage, there are some visual gaps)

live performance - Gently (raw concert footage, there are some visual gaps)

music video - skinny dip

streaming sample

pretoria's january streaming statistics

Here's a snippet of how we've been performing on streaming platforms (as of January 2024).

previous shows/attendance (by state/city):
Grand Rapids, MI - The Pyramid Scheme, 425 (sold out) attendance ($12adv, $15dos)
Detroit, MI - The Loving Touch,
Lansing, MI - The Breslin Events Center,
Kalamazoo, MI - Bell's Back Room,
Indianapolis, IN - Hoosier Dome,
Chicago, IL - Subterranean,
Cleveland, OH - The Happy Dog,
Cincinnati, OH - Madison Live!,
Milwaukee, WI - Linneman's Riverwest Inn,

previous festivals:
Jammies XXIV - Grand Rapids, MI
Festival of the Arts - Grand Rapids, MI
MSU Spring Concert - Lansing, MI (feat. Grouplove)
Dam Jam Music Festival - Lansing, MI
Stoopfest - Lansing, MI
less fest - Chicago, IL
Bitter Jester Music Festival - Highland Park, IL
Helpstock 2023 - Grand Rapids, MI
Lakerpalooza - Allendale, MI (GVSU)
Ludrock - Ludington, MI
Great Lakes Surf Festival - Muskegon, MI
WOstock - Grand Rapids, MI

we will always leave room for at least one local band support on all billing. let us know if you have suggestion that have a good fit/draw, otherwise we will organize it!

payment info:

Pretoria is a five-piece indie rock band hailing from Grand Rapids, MI. The band, known for their catchy riffs and summer sound, is on a journey to expand in the Midwest and far beyond. The group has been forged in rich friendships, by which it endears itself to the hearts of listeners everywhere. Pretoria is a textbook example of a DIY music scene gem- and is absolutely an act to catch live.

promo photo/video

social handles/links:


Event Services:

promo ideas:
we would absolutely run a giveaway promotion if you release a couple extra tickets to us!!
if we can get some extra posters printed, we would happily work with locals to get them hung around town as well.

rider requests:

  • table for merchandise
  • bottled water or 6 gallon jugs if possible (will have our own reusable bottles)
  • hot water
  • any remaining hospitality budget greatly appreciated as a buyout
  • 2 included parking spots
  • 5 guest list spots (in addition to band members) for photo, video, merch, management, and significant others

sound/lighting requests:

  • stems from the board via SSD (we will have a SanDisk w/ microUSB-to-USB-A cable)
  • start their set with red lights (matching album art) washing out the stage
  • have a walk-on song of Sleep Walk by Santo & Johnny
  • lean on your expertise, but we love our red/yellow/blue/purples
  • Please listen to a couple live performance videos (above) before soundcheck

stage plot
includes inputs, equipment, notes

tour contacts:
Technical Contact - Ben DeWitt, drummer - (616)-460-1723,
Tour/DOS Contact - Drew Craven, manager - (269)-921-1514,