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The Pro Sound News Centerstage Chart for December 2019

Pro Sound News runs down the crews and gear on the top 10 highest-grossing tours of the month.

ACT | STATISTICSCREWEQUIPMENT
1 The Rolling Stones | CLAIR GLOBALDave Natale (be); Steve Carter (me); Taylor Holden (mse); Tyson Clark (cc); Jo Ravitch, Jim Ragus (se); Thomas Huntington (rec tech); Matt Woolley, Brent Edgerton, Dave Enderle, Falko Knueppel, Jon Brook, Trystan Forbes (tech)HC: Yamaha PM4000; Avid Venue Profile; MC: Midas XL-4000; Avid Venue Profile; HS: Clair i-5, i-5b, P-2; MS: Clair 12AM, R-4, i-5b; IEM: Shure PSM 1000; HA: Crown Macro-Tech; MA: Lab.gruppen; WIRELESS MICS: Shure UR Series; FOH EQUIPMENT: Aphex 612, dbx 903, AlignArray software, iO loudspeaker processors; MONITOR EQUIPMENT: TC Electronic 1128; dbx 160A; SPL Transient Designer 4; OTHER: Radial JX44, JR5, KL-8, Voco Loco
2 Elton John | CLAIR GLOBAL Matt Herr (he); Alan Richardson (me); Nick Giamos (cc/se); Rolf Gerling (ame); Simon Matthews (tech)HC: Yamaha Rivage PM10; MC: Elton-owned custom-built/designed desk; HS: Clair Cohesion CO-12, CO-10; MS: Clair 12AM, 212AM; IEM: Sennheiser 2000; Shure P6HW; HA: Lab.gruppen; MA: Lab.gruppen; HARDWIRED MICS: Shure; WIRELESS MICS: Shure
3 Billy Joel | CLAIR GLOBALBrian Ruggles (he); Josh Weibel (me); Rich Schoenadel (cc/se); Jay Yochem (m tech); Tom Ford, Bryan Darling (tech)HC: DiGiCo SD5; MC: DiGiCo SD10; HS: Clair Cohesion CO-12, i-3, P-2, R4, CP-218; MS: Clair CM-22, SRM, ML-18; IEM: Sennheiser 2050; HA: Clair StakRak (Lab.gruppen); MA: Lab.gruppen; HARDWIRED MICS: Shure; AKG; Sennheiser; Audio-Technica; Radial J48, JDI, SW8, Firefly; WIRELESS MICS: Shure UR Series; FOH EQUIPMENT: Waves
4 John Mayer | CLAIR GLOBALChad Franscoviak (he); Monty Carlo (me—Mayer); Rob Smuder (me—band); Jeff Hargrove (se); Jamie Nelson (mse); James Higgins, Jesse Cole, Gracie Fischely (techs)HC: Avid S6L 32D; MC: DiGiCo SD5; Avid S6L 32D; HS: Clair Cohesion CO-12, CP-218; MS: Clair CM-22, Cohesion CP-118; IEM: Shure PSM 1000; HA: Lab.gruppen; MA: Lab.gruppen; WIRELESS MICS: Shure UR Series; OTHER: Radial JD7, SGI, J48, JDI, SW8, Hotshot DM1, Hotshot Abo
5 Jason Aldean | SPECTRUM SOUND Chris Stephens (he); Evan Richner (me); Casey Stewart (se); Bob Campbell (cc/rf/m tech); Rob Gulseth (pa tech/ Pro Tools); Paul Shutlz (pa tech)HC: SSL Live L500; MC: SSL Live L500; HS: d&b audiotechnik (64) J8, (8) J12, (26) SL Sub, (8) Y10P; IEM: Shure PSM 1000; Ultimate Ears UE-11; HA: d&b audiotechnik D80; WIRELESS MICS: Audio-Technica ATW-R5220; FOH EQUIPMENT: Outline Newton, Waves SoundGrid, Extreme Server-C; DigiGrid MGO; MONITOR EQUIPMENT: Neve 5045
6 Shawn Mendes | CLAIR GLOBALTom Wood (he); Michael Flaherty (me); Jeff Wuerth (cc/se); Adam Field (m/rf tech); Sarah Blakey, Edward Peers (PA techs)HC: Avid Venue S6L; MC: Solid State Logic L500; HS: Clair Cohesion CO-12, C0-10; IEM: JH Audio Roxanne; Shure PSM 1000; HA: Lab.gruppen PLM 20000Q; HARDWIRED MICS: Shure Beta91A, Beta52, KSM32; Beyerdynamic M 201 TG; Neumann KM 184; Sennheiser e945; AKG C414; WIRELESS MICS: Sennheiser Digital 6000 with MMD 945; FOH EQUIPMENT: SSL Fusion; Waves SoundGrid; Waves Plug-Ins; Sonnox Plug-Ins; Avalon VT-737SP; Bricasti M7; Neumann KH 310 Monitors; OTHER: Radial Tonebone AC Driver, Tonebone PZ Pre, SGI, JX44, SGI44, SW8, Backtrack, Hotshot Abo
7 Hootie & the Blowfish | SPECIAL EVENT SERVICESBilly Huelin (be); Joel Stickrod (me); Joe “Bada Bing” Lefebvre (cc/se); Michael Leckrone (tech)HC: Midas ProX; MC: Midas ProX; HS: L-Acoustics K1/K2, KS28 Subs, Kara Fills; MS: d&b audiotechnik M2; IEM: Shure PSM 1000; HA: L-Acoustics LA12X; MA: d&b audiotechnik D12; HARDWIRED MICS: Shure; Audix; Audio-Technica; WIRELESS MICS: Shure Axient Digital; FOH EQUIPMENT: Bricasti M7; Yamaha SPX990, dbx 160; Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor; Summit DCL200
8 Iron Maiden | CLAIR GLOBAL / ML EXECUTIVESKen “Pooch” Van Druten (he); Steve “Gonzo” Smith (me-Steve Harris), Kevin “Tater” McCarthy (me); Tim Peeling (cc); Mike Hackman (se)HC: DiGiCo SD7; MC: DiGiCo SD12, SD7; HS: Clair Cohesion CO-12, CO-10, CP218, CP6; MS: L-Acoustics ARCS; Turbosound TMS-3; d&b audiotechnik M2, M4; HK Audio; IEM: Shure PSM 1000; JH Audio Roxanne, Lola; HARDWIRED MICS: Shure SM91, Beta52, SM57, SM7, Beta58; Sennheiser; Tul; Telefunken M81; DPA 2011C, 4099; Mojave Audio FET 201; WIRELESS MICS: Shure Axient with Beta58 capsule; FOH EQUIPMENT: Waves plug-ins; Rupert Neve Designs Portico II Master Buss Processor; Bricasti M7, M10 remote; Lexicon PCM96; Lake LM44; Lectrosonics RF; Rational Acoustics Smaart; MONITOR EQUIPMENT: Klang
9 Backstreet Boys | SOUND IMAGEJames McCullagh (he); Austin Schroeder (me); Cameron Whaley (se); Romain Garnier (playback e); Austin Dudley (rf/m tech), Matthew Garrett (pa tech)HC: SSL Live L550; MC: SSL Live L550; HS: Adamson E15, E12, S10, E219, S10n, IS7p; MS: Adamson S10; IEM: Shure PSM 1000; JH Audio Roxanne; HA: Lab.gruppen PLM20000Q; WIRELESS MICS: Sennheiser 6000; FOH EQUIPMENT: SSL G-Series Compressor, Fusion Processor; Bettermaker Mastering Limiter; Burl B2 Bomber ADC; Bricasti M7 Reverb; Waves Extreme Server; DiGiGrid MGB; Lake LM44; Roland Octa-Capture; Rational Acoustics Smaart v.8; MONITOR EQUIPMENT: Rupert Neve Designs 5045
10 Chris Stapleton | CLAIR GLOBALArpad Sayko (he); Johnny B (me); Matt Moser (se); Rachael Moser (m tech); Lisa Morgan (tech)HC: Midas XL4; MC: Midas XL4; HS: Clair CO-12; MS: Clair SRM; IEM: Shure PSM 1000; HA: Lab.gruppen; MA: Lab.gruppen; HARDWIRED MICS: sE V7 FOH EQUIPMENT: Focusrite ISA 430 MkII Producer Pack; Smart Research C2, Bricasti M7; API 2500

Legend: (he) house engineer. (ahe) ass’t house engineer. (be) band’s house engineer. (me) monitor engineer. (ame) ass’t monitoring engineer. (bme) band’s monitor engineer. (se) systems engineer. (ae) ass’t engineer. (tech) technician. (cc) crew chief.

HC: house console. MC: monitor console. HS: house speakers. PMS: personal monitor systems. MS: monitor speakers. HA: house amplifiers. MA: monitor amplifiers.

Top 10 grossing tours according to Billboard. Some tours did not report grosses for all shows; rankings may be affected as a result. Equipment and crew information are provided by the respective sound reinforcement companies.

 

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