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Basic Live Sound Reinforcement by Penny Pattison, Raven Biederman

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Chapter 23

Mixing the Live Show

From Curtains Up to Last Call

15 Minutes to Showtime

Curtains Up

During the Show

Take Care of Business

Take Care of the Band

Take Care of Issues

Take Care of Yourself

Equalization

Get the Next Gig

15 Minutes to Showtime

Even after you’ve gotten some time and experience under your belt, you will want to try and be in place 15 minutes before curtains up, but it’s especially important not to rush in and take your place at the mixer at the last minute when you are new and still a little out of your comfort zone. Being at the mixer a little ahead of time gives you a chance to center yourself, and go over everything you want to remember. Check to make sure everything you need is in place; though last-minute checks at ...

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