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Cheap Advice On Live Sound
48 Tips To Make Your Band Sound Better
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Playing Outdoor Gigs: What’s the Difference?

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Summer is almost upon us, and so is the season for bands of all kinds to be invited to play outdoors - at a restaurant, at an outdoor party, at a national park. Wherever it is, all you have to do is set up your stuff and play, just like it was another night at the Itchy Kitty, right? Well, not exactly.

By the sheerest coincidence I just this very day (well, yesterday) ran sound for a band doing a 90-minute outdoor gig at an Arts Festival. Of course, the band was Rusty Strings, because that’s the only band I ever run sound for! Everything went fine, almost, and while it’s fresh in my mind I thought I would run through some of the things I have found to be different at an outdoor gig like this one as compared with playing indoors.

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