Basic Requirements

GENERAL:

ABSOLUTELY NO MORE THAN ONE OPENING BAND.
Opener must be approved by Dickie Fredericks Band management.  Limit one guest per member of opening band. Dickie Fredericks Band is not responsible for any bar tabs, damage or injury due to opening band.

Dickie Fredericks Band must be on stage by 9:45pm.
The band will play up to a three hour set. Provisions must be made for meet and greet with fans after the show - normally around an hour is needed. Due to the theatrical nature of the Dickie Fredericks Band show, equipment for Dickie Fredericks Band should not be moved from original position at sound check for any reason. Opening bands set up in front of Dickie Fredericks Band equipment.

HOSPITALITY:

Two hotel rooms with two single/queen beds within fifteen minutes drive time from venue, prepaid with confirmation numbers provided one week before date of show to booking agent - booking@dickiefredericks.com

PRIVATE green room (for DFB band members only) at venue with sink, mirror, bath, electrical outlets.

One case chilled bottled springwater (Aquafina preferred), one vegetable/cheese/fruit tray. One pot of freshly brewed coffee with cream and sugar. If the venue serves food, (1) meal to be provided for each band member approx. 3 hours before show time.

SECURITY: Security should be stationed in close proximity to stage in order to protect band and equipment from disruption, damage or injury. Under no circumstance should any audience member be allowed onto the stage. Any person(s)throwing objects or spewing liquids on stage should be immediately ejected from venue.

Loaders may also serve as security in order to economize. One security person should be on standby at merchandise area after the show to maintain order.

TECHNICAL/EQUIPMENT/PERSONNEL:

Safe, illuminated parking for vehicles and trailers at venue with easy access to load-in doors.

Two loaders provided by venue for load in and load out must be sober and responsible. Fifteen minute load-in, 45 minute sound check, 2-3 hour show, and fifteen minute load out.

Dickie Fredericks Band will require rafters or trussing to accomodate the DFB band logo / banner behing the drum riser.

House Console - Minimum 16 input channels, 4-Band EQ on each channel

House Rack - Digital reverb and delay, CD player/recorder   

House Speakers - Minimum 3-way System preferred to be flown when possible.

House Mix Position - Stage Right Center or Stage Left Center

Stage Monitor System -
12-16 Channel Console
4-Band Sweepable EQ on each input
Dickie, Montgomery, Jamie and Shawn will all use In Ear Monitors
4 Separate Monitor Mixes
1 Monitor Mix Engineer

Monitor Mix Position - On Stage Left with Engineer having full view of stage

On-Stage Equipment
6 Microphones
6 Boom Stands
3 Electric Quad Boxes
1 Active Direct Box

INFORMATION FOR SOUND TECHNICIAN:
DRUMS:
Shawn's DW Drum Kit has Sennheiser mics custom mounted within the kit.
4- Toms, 1-Snare, 1-Bass Drum, Overheads / High Hat if needed will require mics and boom stands.
(DO NOT BLOCK BASS DRUM WITH STANDS)
Shawn will use IEM's to monitor.

GUITAR #1:
Dickie's PreAmp is a Digitech GSP1101. Whenever possible, the direct outs should be used in STEREO. If mic'ing the cab a Sennheiser 609 is preferred but a Shure SM57 will do just fine. Please mic, facing the front of amp, the top right speaker. Dickie has his own vocal mic, a Sennheiser 835 and will need a tripod / boom mic stand.
Dickie will use IEM's to monitor.

GUITAR #2:
Montgomery will use a Digitech RP1000 Preamp/Pedalboard. Whenever possible the direct out should be used in STEREO. If mic'ing the cab a Sennheiser 609 is preferred but a Shure SM57 will do just fine. Montgomery has his own vocal mic, a Sennheiser 835 and will need a tripod / boom mic stand.
Montgomery will use IEM's to monitor.


BASS:
Jamie's Carvin Bass amp has a DI from the amp head(A JUMPER CABLE FOR THIS IS EXTENDING FROM HEAD - PLEASE USE THIS AND NOT HOUSE DI BOX)
Jamie will use IEM's to monitor.


DICKIE FREDERICKS BAND HAS A STAGE INTRO CD. THERE IS A SINGLE TRACK ON THIS CD. THE DRUMMER WILL SIGNAL YOU TO START CD BY WAVING HIS STICKS IN THE AIR. CRANK IT LOUD AND THEN STOP AFTER DICKIE FREDERICKS BAND HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED VIA THE CD VOICEOVER. PLEASE RETURN  CD TO DRUMMER AFTER THE SHOW.

Should the venue be unable to provide the necessary production equipment, let us know. Dickie Fredericks Band can provide production when necessary. Arrangments can be made for Dickie Fredericks Band to provide an acceptable sound system and light show.

Thanks!

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