REDUCED TECHNICAL RIDER 2011 As of March 2011

REDUCED TECHNICAL RIDER 2011 As of March 2011
REDUCED TECHNICAL RIDER 2011
1.
As of March 2011
Staging
-
a level solidly constructed and reinforced stage measuring at least 28’ wide by 20’ deep
with wings on both sides, large enough to hold PA speaker system and a monitor
station. The stage should be at least 4’ high (not to exceed 6’).
Risers
1 (one) solidly constructed carpeted riser for drum kit, measuring 8’ wide by 8’ deep by
8” high.
Step dancing Area must consist of:
a level flat 4’deep by 24’ wide surface, free of any hindrances, bumps or imperfections
THIS AREA MUST NOT BE CARPETED AND CEMENT WILL NOT SUFFICE
Step dancing area should be clear of any obstruction to audience sight lines – i.e. plants,
monitors, decorations etc.
2.
Sound Equipment
***IMPORTANT NOTE: When Artist is on a ground-transported tour, it may be possible to
negotiate a reasonable production buyout for some of this equipment. That equipment would
be:
• Front of House Audio items 4 through 9
• Monitor system items 1 through 5, and Wireless in-ear and mic requirements
• Miscellaneous items 1-4
• All BACKLINE except the piano, risers, Carpentry and Misc items”
FOH Mix Position must be in the house (not a booth) and in an area that is
representative of the audio heard by the audience. A FOH riser is not required.
- Leahy will usually bring their own FOH operator and a monitor operator. Please confirm
in the advance.
- Please provide both a FOH system tech and a Monitor system tech with full working knowledge
of their respective systems from load in to load out.
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i)
Front of House Audio
1. The PA should be a minimum 4 way stereo system capable of covering all areas of the
venue with an average SPL of 105db (C Scale) at the FOH Console. Acceptable systems are
D&B, L’Acoustic, Meyer, EAW. PA should be FLOWN whenever possible. Line arrays are
preferred when the venue is suitable. In spaces where audience chamber width, or balcony
architecture, makes line array inappropriate, conventional boxes are preferred (EAW750 ,
MSL4)
2. A stereo Front fill system is also required. Acceptable systems are EAW JF 260’s and Meyer
UPA’s.
3. The system crossover should be at front of house and accessible to Leahy’s engineer.
4. A high quality console with a minimum of 32 mono inputs, +48V, four band parametric Eq on
all input strips, sweepable Hi-Pass Filters. The console should be supplied with a spare power
supply. Acceptable consoles, in order of preference, are Digidesign Venue / Profile / SC48,
Midas Heritage or XL4, Yamaha PM5D or Yamaha PM5000, Soundcraft Series 5
5. Eight channels of high quality compression.
6. Four channels of noise gates. Acceptable brands are Drawmer, BSS and DBX.
7. One digital Delay. ie: TC D-Two or Yamaha D1500.
8. 2 high quality reverb units. Acceptable types are; Lexicon 480L, TC M5000, PCM 90 & PCM80
9. Two high quality stereo equalizers for the main & Front Fill sound systems. Acceptable types
are BSS Varicurve, Klark-Teknik Parametric or any high quality 31 Band Graphic.
ii) Monitor System
1. A high quality console with a minimum of 32 mono inputs, +48V, four band parametric Eq
on all input strips, and be capable of providing at least 9 mono output mixes. The console
should be supplied with a spare power supply. Acceptable consoles are, Digidesign Venue /
Profile / SC48, Yamaha M7CL(32 or 48), Midas Heritage 3000, Soundcraft SM24, SM16,
SM12
2. Please set up monitor board on Stage Right.
3. 3 (three) single 12” and 2” horn bi-amp monitors are required.
4. Appropriate amplification, crossover system and equalization is required for above
monitors mixes.
5. One reverb unit. Acceptable types are TC M-1, SPX 990 and Lexicon PCM 80
WIRELESS IN-EAR AND MIC REQUIREMENTS:
1) 7 (seven) Professional touring quality wireless in-ear monitor systems (both transmitter and
receiver packs). Shure or Sennheiser units. (Or 5 wireless systems and 2 hard wired in-ear
packs.)
2) Active combiner with antennae paddles (active, helical or circular polarized preferred) for inear system, 25’ and 50’ cable length
3) 3 (three) channels of Shure UHF U4D wireless instrument bodypacks and receivers.
4) 3 (three) Shure 4-pin connector to ¼” cables.
5) Antennae distribution system with paddles for wireless mic system. 25’ & 50’ cable length
6) New batteries to correspond with all the above packs.
7) Extra mic stands for the antennae paddles
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LEAHY MONITOR MIX CONFIGURATION:
Mix 1: Mono wireless in-ear monitor #1: Erin (piano). Uses in-ears only when singing)
Mix 2: Mono wireless in-ear monitor #2: Maria (guitar)
Mix 3: Mono wireless in-ear monitor #3: Siobhean (bass)
Mix 4: Mono wireless in-ear monitor #4: Denise (Lead vox and guitar)
Mix 5: Mono wireless in-ear monitor #5: Frank (drummer). He often brings a headphone mixer,
so this could also be sent a stereo left/right XLR feed from the mon desk.
Mix 6: Mono wireless in-ear monitors #6: Doug (fiddle)
Mix 7: Piano wedge, (used when is Erin is not singing) with graphic eq
Mix 8: Downstage wedges, 2 wedges on 1 mix with graphic eq
Mix 9: reverb unit
PFL: on wireless in-ear monitor #7
iii) Miscellaneous
1. A minimum 32 channel snake with either a passive or transformer split.
2. A mic kit with all necessary stands and cabling as per attached input list and plot.
3. An AC distro and all necessary cabling to make the system functional are also required.
4. System should include separate mics, stands, cables, wireless in-ear system, wireless mics,
and analog FOH desks for support acts. Digital consoles can be shared.
3.
Lighting
a.
LEAHY will make reasonable effort to interface their lighting needs with the
“house hang” of most theatres. The below specification represent the minimum
requirements. If the venue does not have a house lighting system, please contact tour
manager to discuss parameters from a production company request for quote.
b.
3 colour wash, and a front white wash is fine.
c.
2 Followspots and operators
d.
LEAHY prefers darker, more saturated colours for top, back, and side light.
e.
Haze is accepted in moderation
f.
please – no side booms in the wings.
g.
Moving Fixtures are a BIG plus to the show. Budget permitting, please provide
6 or more movers to augment the conventional hang.
Backdrop – Black drop is preferred from the venue. Leahy will (sometimes) provide 4 mesh
metal silver-screen drops 4’ wide x ~22’ long – to be hung where feasible on 2 linesets
upstage of our risers. Please provide instruments to light these in at least 3 colors top +
bottom. LED lights or scrollers are ideal.
* Please do not fade to black between songs, as often the musicians are coming on and off
stage.
Leahy does not carry a Lighting Operator. Please kindly provide a lighting person for us.
Thanks 
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LEAHY Backline Requirements 2011
Drums
6 piece rock drum kit – Ayotte, Taye, Pearl, Yamaha
3 rack toms – 8”, 10”, 12”
1 floor tom – 15“
1 kick – 20” – perforated for a microphone, foam filled
double kick pedal (dw5000)
snare – 13”
one similar “backup” snare
hi-hat – 14”
4 crash cymbals – 18”, , 2 x 16”, 14”
1 splash cymbal 10”
1 ride cymbal
sabian hand hammered series preferred for cymbals
boom-type stands for all cymbals
1) plexiglass drum cage (5 ½’ high x 10’ wide)
2) Drum carpet
3) heads – toms must be clear emperor on top, clear diplomat below
snare must be coated emperor on top, clear ambassador below
kick must be Remo 2-ply w/ patch available
Piano (if available at your venue)
1 Acoustic Grand Piano, tuned on show day to A440. Yamaha Pianos are preferred.
1 adjustable height piano bench (very important)
Please arrange for piano tuner to be available for a touch-up tune after sound check, in
addition to a full tuning before our arrival morning of performance.
**** If an acoustic piano cannot be provided, please provide an electronic keyboard.
1 x Yamaha P200 (or P250)
1 adjustable height table stand
1 adjustable height bench (prefer Roland KS-12)
1 sustain pedal
Effects Keyboard
1 x Yamaha EX5, (or Trinity Pro or Trinity Plus or Triton)
1 adjustable height scissor stand
1 sustain pedal
* the EX5 will sit on top of the closed acoustic piano during the show. Please provide a piece of
black cloth to protect your piano! 
Bass Amp
David Eden, SWR, Ampeg
1 Head – 800 watts
1 Cabinet 4 x 10
Misc.
6 guitar stands and all cables and stands necessary for the proper operation of equipment
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LEAHY REDUCED INPUT LIST 2011
#
INPUT
MUSICIAN
MIC/DI
STAND
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
27,28
29,30
31,32
Kick
Snare
HiHat
Rack 1,2
Rack 3, floor
OH L
OH R
Bass DI
Guitar 1
Guitar 2
Banjo
Guitar 3
Piano Left
Piano Right
EX5 Mono
Denise Voc/MC
Fiddle 1
Fiddle 2
Fiddle 3
Fiddle 4
Maria Vox
Erin Voc
Siobhean Vox
Step 1, 5 (y’d)
Step 2, 4 (y’d)
Step 3
Frank
Frank
Frank
Frank
Frank
Frank
Frank
Siobhean
Maria
Maria
Maria
Denise
Erin
Erin
Erin
Denise
Doug
Donnell
Angus
various
Maria
Erin
Siobhean
Taped on ply
Taped on ply
Taped on ply
B52 / D112
Sm57
Sm81 / KM184
Sm98
Sm98
SM81
SM81
Passive DI
Active DI
Active DI
Active DI
Active DI
Neuman 103 / AKG 414
Neuman 103 / AKG 414
Passive DI
Sennheiser 935
Wireless pick up to ¼”
Wireless pick up to ¼”
Wireless pick up to ¼”
Active DI
Sennheiser 935
Sennheiser 935
Sennheiser 935
SM91, 901
SM91, 901
SM91, 901
Short boom
Short boom
Short boom
+48
Tall boom
Tall boom
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Taped inside
Taped inside
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Tall boom
yes
Tall boom
Tall boom
Tall boom
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
NOTES
*
*
*
required
required
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
FOH REV 1 return
FOH REV 2 return
FOH Delay return
Monitors only
30
31
32
Mons Rev return
FOH TB
Monitor TB
Mic with on/off switch
Sm58
required
required
“*” means that when Leahy bring their own mic package, these mics will be provided by the band.
“required” means we still need venue to provide, even if Leahy brings their own mic package.
For show and technical advance, and please contact Maureen Brand at Leahy Music Inc (Management
Office) at (705) 652-7376. Email: info@leahymusic.com
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