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Six Piece Band
Seven Piece Band

The Southern Fried Jazz Band Show Where You Can Feel the Drum Beat Typical Venue for Performing Arts or Community Concert Series Show by The Southern Fried Jazz Band


Six Piece Band

PRESENTER AGREES TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING AT OWN EXPENSE:

STAGE

The staging area for the band must be is at least 20’ wide x 16’ deep, and must include:

  • A covered riser for the drum set that approximates 8’ wide x 8’ deep x 1’ to 1 ½ ’ high.
  • Baby Grand or Concert Grand piano and piano bench. The piano will be tuned to A-440 Pitch on the day of the performance. If the venue does not have a piano, a quality upright electric keyboard, approved in advance by the pianist, will be acceptable.
  • Standard jazz drum set that includes a snare drum, bass drum, mounted tom-tom, floor tom-tom, ride symbol, crash symbol, high hat and stand and all associated hardware for the above. The drummer will use his own sticks.
  • Bass amp.
  • P.A. system that includes five (5) monitors and five (5) microphones. The monitors include three (3) in front for the horns, one (1) for the piano and one (1) for the drums. The microphones include three (3) for the horns, a boom mike for the piano and a vocal/speaking mike for leader Don Edwards.
  • Two (2) straight back, armless, non-folding chairs.



PERSONNEL

  • Personnel will include two (2) stage hands, a master electrician and an audio engineer.
  • The stage hands will complete the set-up no later than two and a half (2 ½) hours prior to the performance, and will be available to assist the musicians as needed for load in and load out. They will also make placement adjustments of the instruments on stage as requested by the Artist prior to and during to the sound check.
  • Electrician and Audio Engineer shall be available to make the needed changes and adjustments to the lighting and sound throughout the sound check and the show.



VENUE REQUIREMENTS

  • The place of engagement will have enough lighting to fully cover the performance area. The system will include overhead lighting as well as a general stage wash. When available, the Artist would like a 1,000 watt followspot for the soloists.
  • Clean dressing room facilities must be available near the stage to enable the musicians to change prior to and/or following the performance.



MERCHANDISE

Artist Manager shall have the exclusive right to sell and distribute CD’s and other merchandise at the engagement during intermission and after the show. Presenter shall provide a table in a prime, well lit location for the CD’s. Unless volunteers are requested to assist with the sales, or a policy is otherwise agreed upon in writing, Artist shall retain 100% of the gross receipts resulting from the sale of its CD’s.

COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS

Up to ten (10) complimentary tickets will be made available for the Artist Manager as needed.

Hospitality Rider

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

  • The Presenter will provide six (6) rooms for the band members and Artist Manager on the night before, or the night of the performance, depending on the touring schedule. The rooms must be within a reasonable distance of the venue and must be of Holiday Inn Express quality or better.
  • For multiple day engagements, rooms will be available from the night of the first show until check-out time on the day following the last performance.



MEAL

A break room with food and beverages will be available for the band between the rehearsal and the show and during intermission. Food will include a hot meal (preferred) along with snacks during intermission – or a platter of meat, cheese and relishes; a fruit platter; bread and spreads for sandwiches; and chips. Beverages will include bottled water, soft drinks, iced tea, coffee and cream.


Seven Piece Band

PRESENTER AGREES TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING AT OWN EXPENSE:

STAGE

The staging area for the band must be is at least 20’ wide x 16’ deep, and must include:

  • A covered riser for the drum set that approximates 8’ wide x 8’ deep x 1’ to 1 ½ ’ high.
  • Baby Grand or Concert Grand piano and piano bench. The piano will be tuned to A-440 Pitch on the day of the performance. If the venue does not have a piano, a quality upright electric keyboard, approved in advance by the pianist, will be acceptable.
  • Standard jazz drum set that includes a snare drum, bass drum, mounted tom-tom, floor tom-tom, ride symbol, crash symbol, high hat and stand and all associated hardware for the above. The drummer will use his own sticks.
  • Bass amp.
  • P.A. system that includes five (5) monitors and six (6) microphones. The monitors include three (3) in front for the horns, one (1) for the piano and one (1) for the drums. The microphones include three (3) for the horns, a boom mike for the piano, a cordless mike for the vocalist and a vocal/speaking mike for leader Don Edwards.
  • Two (2) straight back, armless, non-folding chairs.



PERSONNEL

  • Personnel will include two (2) stage hands, a master electrician and an audio engineer.
  • The stage hands will complete the set-up no later than two and a half (2 ½) hours prior to the performance, and will be available to assist the musicians as needed for load in and load out. They will also make placement adjustments of the instruments on stage as requested by the Artist prior to and during to the sound check.
  • Electrician and Audio Engineer shall be available to make the needed changes and adjustments to the lighting and sound throughout the sound check and the show.



VENUE REQUIREMENTS

  • The place of engagement will have enough lighting to fully cover the performance area. The system will include overhead lighting as well as a general stage wash. When available, the Artist would like a 1,000 watt followspot for the soloists.
  • Clean dressing room facilities must be available near the stage to enable the musicians to change prior to and/or following the performance.



MERCHANDISE

Artist Manager shall have the exclusive right to sell and distribute CD’s and other merchandise at the engagement during intermission and after the show. Presenter shall provide a table in a prime, well lit location for the CD’s. Unless volunteers are requested to assist with the sales, or a policy is otherwise agreed upon in writing, Artist shall retain 100% of the gross receipts resulting from the sale of its CD’s.

COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS

Up to ten (10) complimentary tickets will be made available for the Artist Manager as needed.

Hospitality Rider

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

  • The Presenter will provide seven (7) rooms for the band members and Artist Manager on the night before, or the night of the performance, depending on the touring schedule. The rooms must be within a reasonable distance of the venue and must be of Holiday Inn Express quality or better.
  • For multiple day engagements, rooms will be available from the night of the first show until check-out time on the day following the last performance.



MEAL

A break room with food and beverages will be available for the band between the rehearsal and the show and during intermission. Food will include a hot meal (preferred) along with snacks during intermission – or a platter of meat, cheese and relishes; a fruit platter; bread and spreads for sandwiches; and chips. Beverages will include bottled water, soft drinks, iced tea, coffee and cream.

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