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Powderfinger Farewell Tour 2010

Powderfinger hit the road late in 2010 for their farewell tour of Australia and New Zealand. The band had decided after 20 years of making music and touring the world to call it a day and set out on the Sunsets Farewell tour. It consisted of arenas for the capitals cities and big-top tents for the regional areas. They toured for 3 months in total.

The band’s FOH operator Mark McElligot contacted JAS and asked for a D&B J system for the tour. He was enthusiatic about the systems amazing sound quality and knew that because of its size and weight it would be ideal for the big-top tents.

The system design incorporated J8 & J12 for the main and side hangs. J-subs were also flown with B2 subs on the ground.
The tour also had a B stage just in front of the FOH desk and with a separate monitor system package.

At Acer arena in Sydney a 2nd audio system was supplied and flown above the B stage and thus above the band.

Jet supported Powderfinger on the whole tour with FOH duties by “John Boy Rock” and Monitors by Will Burston.

Date

September 1 – October 16 2010

System

60 x d&b J series
16 x d&b J-sub
18 x d&b B2
Powered by d&b D12 amplifiers

Acer Arena B stage system

48 x Adamson Y18
24 x Adamson Y10

FOH

1 x Midas XL4
1 x Midas XL3 extender sidecar (B stage mix)
1 x Digidesign Profile (Jet and other acts)

Monitor system

1 x PM5DRH console
Nexo PS15 wedges
Nexo Alpha M3 side-fill system

JAS Audio Touring Crew

Conor Dunne
Craig Gordon
Mark Crawley

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