Indianapolis, IN (May 9, 2017)—Contemporary Christian music artist Chris Tomlin is on the road this spring as part of a multi-artist package tour, Worship Night In America. Providing audio for the trek is Indianapolis-based Mid-America Sound, which is using an L-Acoustics K1/Kara at each arena stop.
The PA system consists of 28 K1 and 12 Kara enclosures split evenly between stereo hangs, with the Kara acting as downfill speakers. A total of three-dozen more Karas are split 18 per side as the flown sidefills, while six more Kara boxes are placed in four strategic locations as front fills. Finally, 16 SB28 subwoofers arrayed in 4×4 cardioid configurations to handle low end.
The main system is driven by 14 LA12X amplified controllers while 16 LA8 power the Kara down, front and side fills, as well as the subwoofers. The tour also uses four DiGiCo SD Series consoles and two Dolby Lake processors, which are accessible through an insert point on the DiGiCo SD10 console used by Tomlin’s front-of-house mixer, Kyle McMahon.
Nick Turner, the system technician on Worship Night In America, noted, “In Contemporary Christian music, the vocals and lyrics are very important, and the K1 has a very smooth midrange sound that really helps bring clarity to the vocals and entire mix. The K1/Kara PA works so well for this kind of show; we couldn’t imagine doing it without them.”
Worship Night In America