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Ed Sheeran

by FOH Staff • in
  • January 2019
  • Showtime
• Created: January 15, 2019

At the Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA, Aug. 18, 2018. Photo: Ralph Larmann courtesy Meyer Sound

Tour

÷ (Divide) Tour

Sound Co

Major Tom Ltd.

 

Crew

FOH & MON Engineer: Chris Marsh

Production Manager: Chris Marsh

System Engineer: Charlie Albin

Guitar Tech: Trevor Dawkins

Chewie Tech: David White

P.A. Techs: Brian Thorene, Parker Vandeberg, Dave Poynter, Adam Wells

 

Gear

FOH

Console: DiGiCo SD7

Outboard/Processing: Avalon 737, Bricasti M7, Waves Max BCL, JoeCo BlackBox BBR64-MADI, Eventide Eclipse, API 2500, Meyer Sound Amie, Radial SW8

Main Speakers: Meyer Sound LEO (four arrays of 18 each)

Subs: 1100-LFC subs (42 — 2 flown arrays of 9 each, 2 end-fire arrays of 12 each on the ground)

Fills: Leopard (8), LINA (20), UPA-1P (2)

Delays: 56 MILO (4 delay towers)

Onstage Foldback: MJF-212A (2), 900-LFC (2)

Speaker Processing: Galileo Galaxy AES processors (2/system drive, 8/stage array processing, 4/delay processing); SIM3 audio analyzer

 

MON

Console: DiGiCo SD7

Wireless System: Sennheiser 9000 Series (for guitars and on-stage mics)

Mics: Primary Vocals – Sennheiser 9000 Series w/MD9235 dynamic capsule. Secondary Mic – 9000 Series w/MMD 934 dynamic capsule (for loop-building). Guitars: Sennheiser 9000 Series

 

Tour Notes

Accompanied by nothing more than an acoustic guitar and a custom loop pedal, Ed Sheeran continues to keep stadium-and-arena-sized audiences entertained, selling out large venues months in advance. The tour, which included legs in Australia, Asia, Europe and North America in 2018, will continue in South America, Africa, Asia and Europe next year. It set an all-time record for Billboard’s Nov. 1-Oct. 31 annual touring charts in the 2018 chart year, racking up $429 million with 99 shows. That’s on top of the $122 million this artist grossed with ticket sales in Billboard’s 2017 chart year.

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