Sweet Dreams: A Tribute to Patsy Cline - Tech Riders


Leisa Way starring in:

Featuring: The Wayward Wind Band

Show length: Two hours including intermission (can be customized to venue needs)

Company consists of:
Bass & bg vocals
Drums & bg vocals
Guitars/harmonica & bg vocals
Fiddle/guitar/mandolin & bg vocals
Sound operator

Sound requirements: Master List (see above)
-sound cues and pre-show music will be provided on a memory stick or cd

Technical Requirements:
- One follow spot (please contact us if you do not have a follow spot)
- Two(2) 4x8 risers for drummer
The band set up is in a semi-circle: Piano downstage right; guitar middle right; drums on 2 - 4x8 risers upstage centre; bass downstage middle left; fiddle downstage far left

Note: Singers like to be as close to audience as possible (lights allowing) with the band in a tight Semi-circle around singer and her drummer no more than 10-15 feet away from the centre spot (where singer stands); the piano and fiddle should be at the end of the semi-circle, in a line with the singer.


** if venue has a grand piano, company 'can' use it, not necessary
- Require a set of stairs going down into the audience (prefer stage Right)
- Require 1 B size pattern holder, accessible before and after the show to be projected onto a black background (our "Patsy Cline" sign for the concert is a gobo); if this is not possible we can bring a gold sign to hang
- your tech will also hang lightweight gold records around the Patsy Cline sign/gobo: these can be hung with black tie line, or with fishing line
- Require to play Voiceover/Announcements through house system

Set requirements:

  • 5 music stands and 5 music lights to be supplied by venue
  • 1 tall stool (singer water glass)
  • 1 armless chair for piano player
  • stairs going down into audience, preferably on stage Right

Tech labour required:

  • Help to load in and out - two experienced technicians
  • One Stage Manager (can be same person as LX)
  • One tech to run Lights for show (again, can be same person as S.M.)
  • One tech to run follow spot, if there is a follow spot

Note: *Sound Operator is TBA depending on venue

LX Requirements:

  • 3 colour wash
  • Specials: DSR/Mid-CS/DSC/DSL
  • Band specials (4-5)
  • USC on Patsy Cline Sign/Drop
  • Follow spots
  • Band Music Stand LX(5)

Venue to provide:

  • two (2) comfortable and private dressing rooms with access restricted to artists. Rooms should be equipped with lavatory, towels, clothing rack and hangers and a box of Kleenex.
  • bottled water for Company of (7-8) during all rehearsals and performances
  • snacks, coffee, tea (Tetley, or Red Rose, plus Green Tea); milk, cream and sugar, and coffee mugs, coffee maker and kettle
  • Seven (7-8) hot catered meals on day of first show, provided minimum two hours prior to first performance OR a meal buy-out of $25 per person
  • Out of town Venue (more than a 2.5 hour distance from Toronto): also provide accommodations, a minimum of 6 single rooms.

**Note: Due to allergies, we request that the backstage area be dust free and scent-free. Please ensure the dressing rooms are not cleaned with any chemically fragranced cleaning products. Vinegar and water is fine.
And please ensure that all backstage technicians, costume dresser, or anyone who is in the backstage area does not wear any scented products, (deodorants, hair gel, hand creams, hairsprays, body sprays, etc.)

Thank You!

Way-To-Go Productions


Microphones, DI's & Stands
(1) Kick Drum Microphone
(3) Tom Drum Microphones - Clip on Tom mics preferred
(4> Condenser Microphones - Overheads, Hi Hat, Acoustic Instruments
(3) SM57 Instrument Microphones - Snare, Djembe, Guitar amps, other
(7) DI's - Keyboards, Acoustic Guitars, Bass, other
(6) SM58 Vocal Microphones - Vocals
(2) Sennheiser Wireless Hand Held Microphone Systems - **Batteries for run of the show**
(3) Tall Stand Round Base w/short Boom
(11) Tall Stand w/Boom
(5) Short Stand w/Boom
***All Microphones & stands to be in good working order and clean in appearance & have matching booms. Microphones to be equipped with the appropriate clips***


***All Cables to be provided by the venue or rental company***
Approximate required cable list
(35) 25' 3 Pin XLR mic cables
(10) 50' 3 Pin XLR mic cables
(4) 5' to 10' 1/4" to 1/4" Instrument patch cable
(4) XLR Male to Dual Female & XLR Turnaround adaptor kit
(4) 120v 15amp AC Outlets are required for musicians on stage
(1) 120v 15amp AC Outlets are required for the audio mix position
(5) Extension cords
(5) Power bars


Minimum 24 Inputs with 8 Returns
Must be long enough to reach from the audio mix position to USC (The drummer)

(7) Monitor Mixes
(7) Monitor wedges - **Note 8 Monitor wedges needed if stage width is 30' or greater
Monitor Speakers to have minimum 150 watts 12" LF Driver, w/Horm & be an angled wedge.
Monitors to be in good working order and clean in appearance
***Al necessary cable & power amps to be provided by the venue or rental company***


A speaker system capable of delivering 100dB of noise free sound to all areas of the auditorium.
System to be comprised of a left & right set of full range speakers with subs.
***All necessary power amps, crossovers, flying hardware & cables to be provided by the venue or rental company***


Option 1
(1) Yamaha M7CL=32 Digital console or better
Minimum 32 Mono Inputs, 4 Stereo Inputs, 16 Auxes & 16 Omni Outputs
(1) Battery Backup Power Supply - UPS

Option 2
(1) Yamaha LS9-32 Digital Console
Minimum 32 Mono Inputs, 4 Stereo Inputs, 16 Auxes & 16 Omni Outputs
(1) Battery Backup Power Supply - UPS


Option 3
24 Mono Inputs, 4 Stereo Inputs, 8 Auxes, 2 Matrix Outputs & LCR Main Outputs
(6) Channels of Compression/Gate/Limiter
(8) Channels 31 band graphic EQ
(2) (Furman or similar) Rack mounted power bar with front mounted lights
***All necessary insert cables, patch cables, adaptors & power cords to be provided by the venue or rental company***


(2) Single Disc CD Players (#note: now use memory stick for this)

***All FOH equipment to be neatly racked in the smallest most compact arrangement***

Note: CD Players to be easily accessible from mix position. Followed by reverb units, compressors then EQ's near the bottom of the rack. Please provide board lights to illuminate the sound console.

Thank You!


For further information please contact:
Leisa Way, Executive Producer
Way-To-Go productions (Eight Sensational Concerts)
Sweet Dreams: A Tribute to Patsy Cline
519-940-5510 cell
Email: leisa@waytogoproductions.ca

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