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Rod Stewart 1977

Rod Stewart toured Australia, for the first time, in early 1977. His Sydney concert set a new attendance record of 32,000 at the RAS Showground.

Sound System
FOH Console
Jands 24 / 16 / 2 mixer

Effects
27 band stereo graphic eq
2 x DBX 160 limiters
2 x Jands. 4-way crossovers

Amplifiers
8 x Amp racks with 3 Crown DC300A or Phase Linear 700B or Jands J600S

Speaker System:
12 x Jands 4130 (4 x JBL 15)
4 x RCA W Bin (2 x JBL 15)
24 x JBL 4560 (1 x JBL 15)
16 x Jands 4580 (2 x JBL 12)
20 x JBL 90° horn
16 x J8L 60° horn
8 x JBL long throw horn
48 x JBL 075 high frequency

Monitor System
Monitor Console
Jands 20 in 6 out monitor mixer

Side Fill
1 x JBL 4550 (2 x JBL2220)
2 x JBL 4560 (1 x JBL2220)
2 x JBL 90° horn
1 x JBL 2390 lens
Drum Monitor
4 x JBL 4560 bass bins
2 x JBL 90° horns

Floor
4 x Jands wedge (1 x JBL 15, horn and driver

Lighting System
Jands 48 ch 2 preset console,
16 Scene masters
6 ch chaser

Dimmers
70 Jands 2kW (miniset) dimmers

Fixtures
100 x Par64
Strand Pat 763 Profiles
Mirror Ball

Tour Dates 1977
February 7, 8 – Perth
February 11, 12 – Adelaide
February 14, 15 – Melbourne
February 18, 19 – Sydney
February 21, 22 – Brisbane
February 28 – Christchurch NZ
March 3 – Auckland NZ

Jands Crew
Vagn Stenvei, Dennis Braham, David Mulholland, Michael Oberg, Phil Eastig

Rod Stewart Crew
Pete Buckland, Patrick Woodroffe, Robin LeMesurier,

The April 1977 edition of Electronics Today featured an article about the equipment used on this tour.
Read the Electronics Today Story [PDF 1.9m]

3 responses to “Rod Stewart 1977”

  1. Joanne says:

    I was lucky enough to meet rod before this concert had a photo taken with him , would love to track down this photo

  2. Mike says:

    Rod Stewart toured with The Faces in 1974 FYI

  3. DavidM says:

    Thanks for your comment. We’ll correct the error in our post.

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