Preparing a venue for a gig is a large process with many humble demands. A technician must take into consideration the genre of music being played, room size, acoustic dynamics, and other environmental drawbacks. There are even higher considerations at hand: theater lighting rental, catering services, etc. Every venue has a different list of preparatory obligations and functions that make setting up a completely unique procedure. Despite all of this, there are a few general guidelines that can be applied to every venue.
An adequate PA system must be in check. Depending on the versatility of which ever in-house system a venue relies on, typically handled by a sound guy, a PA system can serve as the final stage in the chain of equipment. There will be a mixer beforehand, powering all input instruments and microphones. It’s the PA’s job to deliver the signal to the speakers. Having a … Read the rest