#3 Coldplay

by FOH Staff
in Showtime
Coldplay tour photo by Steve Jennings
Coldplay tour photo by Steve Jennings

A Head Full of Dreams Tour

Sound Companies
Wigwam Acoustics/Firehouse Productions


  • FOH Engineer: Dan Green
  • System Designer: Tony Smith
  • Monitor Engineer: Chris “Woodsy” Wood
  • Audio Techs: Tony “Tiger” Smith (FOH), Nick “Mystic” Davis (MON), Ali Viles (RF)
  • Audio Crew: Brett Taylor, Alex Fedrizzi, Tyler Clapp, Damian Burns, Peter Smith, Adam Bannister
  • Wigwam Crew Chief: Nick Mooney
  • System Engineer: Jack Murphy
  • Firehouse Owner: Bryan Olson
  • Firehouse Technical Manager: Chris Russo
  • Wigwam Digital Design Specialist: Alex Hadjigeorgiou
  • Wigwam Account Manager: Chris Hill



  • Console: DiGiCo SD7
  • Speakers: d&b audiotechnik J Series
  • Main Hangs: (14) J8 per side, (4) J12 per side, (9) JSubs per side
  • Side/Rear Hangs: (16) J8; (18) J8 for 270° coverage
  • Ground Sub Arrays: (16) JSubs, (16) Infra-Subs
  • Front Fill: (8) YP’s
  • Delay Towers: Four, each w/16 J8, additional J12’s.
  • Ring Delays: Eight hangs, each with eight V8’s, plus two hangs of eight V12’s.
  • Amps: (146) d&b D80 amplifiers
  • Processing: d&b ArrayProcessing
  • Networking: Optocore X6R-FX and X6R-TP interfaces
  • for DiGiCo SD7 consoles; BroAman Route66 AutoRouter


  • Console: DiGiCo SD7 (140 channels in use, 5 spares)
  • Speakers: (2) d&b M2 wedges (for bassist Guy Berryman)
  • IEMs: Sennheiser SR2000 w/14 wireless channels
  • Mics: Shure UHF-R wireless system, Shure SM58 (4+ on stage for Chris Martin’s vocals).

From DirectOut:

  • 1          M.1k2
  • 1          MADI.Bridge (switches the Broadcast stems recording between two engines on the console)
  •  2         EXBOX.BLDS
  • 2          MADI.SRC
  • 2          Andiamo 2
  • 1          Andiamo.MC
  • 1          ANNA-LISA