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Showtime Classic: Oklahoma Twister Benefit (2013)

FOH Staff • July 2020Showtime • July 10, 2020

The lineup included Sammy Hagar, pictured here. Photo by Pete McDonough

Sound Co

Sound Image


Oklahoma Memorial Stadium,

Norman, OK


  • FOH Engineer: Various
  • System Designer/Crew Chief: Pete McDonough
  • System Engineer: Scott Halle
  • RF Engineer/ Stage A1: Matt Bock
  • Monitor Engineer/System Tech: Joe Calabrese
  • A2 Techs: Bill Chase, Alex Moore, Dave Shatto
  • A3 Tech: Paul Fuerstenberger


  • FOH Consoles: AVID Profile; Yamaha PM5D; Midas XL4, XL88, H3000
  • Outboard: Lexicon 960L, TC Electronic 6000, ADL 1500, Drawmer DS201, dbx 162SL
  • Main P.A.: (18) JBL Vertec 4889/side
  • Side P.A.: (18) JBL Vertec 4889/side
  • Subs: (18) JBL 4880/side (flown), 40 JBL 4880’s (ground)
  • Delay: (36) JBL Vertec 4889
  • Amps: Crown i-Tech 12000 HD
  • Drive Processing: Lake Contour & Mesa Quad; K-T DN 6000
  • Power Distro: Sound Image 225-amp power distros
  • MON Consoles: (2) AVID Profiles, Midas H3000
  • MON Speakers: Sound Image MA112s, Sound Image 215s
  • Wireless Mics: Shure UHF-R, Sennheiser G2
  • Wired Mics: A-T, Beyer, Sennheiser, Shure
  • DI Boxes: Radial, Whirlwind

Event Details

On May 20, 2013, a tornado devastated the town of Moore, OK. Sammy Hagar, Garth Brooks, Mel Tillis and Toby Keith wanted to put on a benefit concert, and with help from Brown United staging, Bandit Lites, Sound Image and a lineup of other top artists, the July 6, 2013 event became reality. Other acts included including Willie Nelson, Trisha Yearwood, Ronnie Dunn, John Anderson and Wade Hayes.

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