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U2

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

U2 © Steve Jennings. The band performs a song from the show’s B-stage.

Tour

eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour

Sound Co

Clair Global

 

Crew

FOH Engineer: Joe O’Herlihy

Monitor Engineers: Alastair McMillan (Bono); Richard Rainey (The Edge); CJ Eiriksson (Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr.)

Systems Engineer: Jo Ravitch

Crew Chief/Systems Engineer: Joel Merrill

Stage Engineers: Niall Slevin, Brandon Schuette, Thomas Birkhead

Technicians: Pascal Harlaut, Hannes Dander, Ann Butt, Brian Slevin

 

Gear

P.A. GEAR

Speakers: Clair Cohesion CO-12 (12 hangs of 12, distributed 360° around arena), CO-10 (for floor downfills), CO-8 (distributed front-fill), CP-218 subs (8 arrays of 3, flown)

Amps: Lab.gruppen StakRaks

 

FOH GEAR

FOH Console: DiGiCo SD7

FOH Processing/Plug-ins: Lexicon 480L, PCM70; Summit DCL-200 compressors; Manley Labs VOXboxes; Avalon VT-737SP preamps; Eventide H3500 UltraHarmonizer; Klark Teknik DN6000; Yamaha SPX1000 reverb

 

MON GEAR

Monitor Consoles: (3) DiGiCo SD7

Speakers: Clair Cohesion CP-118’s

IEMs: Sennheiser 2000 Series

MON processing: Lexicon PCM80; AMS RMX16; Yamaha SPX-1000, SPX-990; Amek 9098; Antelope Isochrone Trinity.

Hardwired Mics: Shure SM48, SM57, SM58, SM81, SM98, Beta58, Beta87, Beta91, Beta52, Beta52A, Beta58, PG58; AKG 451EB, A51, C-414B; Sennheiser MD-421, MKH-416, MKH-50; Audio-Technica AT4050; DPA d:vote 4099, d:fine 4088; Radial SW8, ProD8, J48; Countryman DI

Wireless Mics: Shure Axient

 

Tour Notes:

U2’s May 2-Nov. 13, 2018 eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour shares a symmetry with the band’s 2015 iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE trek. Together they promote the ban’s two albums, Songs of Innocence (Sept. 2014) and Songs of Experience (Dec. 2017), said to have drawn inspiration from William Blake’s illuminated collection of poems, Songs of Innocence and Experience, first published in 1789. The 2018 tour’s 55 shows generating $119.2 million from more than 840,000 attendees.

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