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4: Elton John

FOH Staff • January 2020Showtime • January 12, 2020

The tour continues through 2020. Photo: Steve Jennings

Tour: “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” Tour

Sound Co: Clair Global


  • FOH Engineer: Matt Herr
  • Systems Engineer: Nick Giameos
  • Monitor Engineer: Alan Richardson
  • Audio Techs: Rolf Gerling, Simon Matthews
  • Piano Tech & Tuner: Dale Sticha
  • Guitar & Bass Tech: Rick Salazar
  • Drum & Percussion Techs: Chris Sobchack, Simon Grocott
  • Keyboard Tech: Tony Smith
  • Creative Directors: David Furnish, Tony King, Sam Pattinson
  • Tour Director/Manager: Keith Bradley, DC Parmet
  • Production Manager: George Hoadley
  • Production Assistant: Sammy-Jo Lizotte (Europe)
  • Band Road Manager: Jin-Joo Maddy
  • Stage Managers: Dennis McManus, Richard Bagwell
  • Riggers: Mike Gomez, Hunter Gomez


  • Mains: (32) Clair Cohesion CO-12 — 16/side
  • Side Hangs: (32) Clair Cohesion CO-12 — 16/side
  • Rear Hangs: (24) Cohesion CO-10 — 12/side
  • Subs: (18) Cohesion CP-218, 12/flown, 6 ground-stacked
  • Amps: (54) Lab.gruppen PLM 20000Q and PLM 20K44


  • FOH Console: Yamaha Rivage PM10
  • Outboard Gear: (3) Bricasti M7s, (2) Lake LM44s.
  • Drum Submixer: Soundcraft GB8


  • Monitor Console: RML Labs Software Audio Console
  • Monitors (Elton): (2) Clair 12am wedges, (2) 212am wedges
  • Mics: Audio-Technica AE6100 (band vocals), Sennheiser E825 (Nigel vox); AKG 414s, AKG 460s; Sennheiser 609s, E604s, MD421s; Shure SM56s, SM57s, SM58s, Beta 52.

Tour Notes

Elton John is on his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour. This artist has sold more than 300 million records in his 50-year career and has been showered with accolades — Grammy Awards, BRIT Awards, an Academy and Tony Award, and even a British knighthood since 1998. The tour, which launched Sept. 8, 2018, is traveling to five continents and will continue through 2020 with at least 270 shows on the schedule and the chance for 300 or more if the tour extends into 2021.

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