Badness are a very visual group of entertainers and can only perform to the best of their ability if they have an adequately sized stage. They do not stand still.
Minimum stage size 16ft wide x 12ft deep
Sound - Technical Specification
Microphones and DI's are needed for the following:
5 PIECE DRUM KIT - Kick Drum, Snare Drum 1, Hi-hats, 2 Rack Tom, 1 Floor tom and 2 overhead condenser microphones
BASS GUITAR - DI Requires Phantom Power
LEAD GUITAR - 1 Cab Microphones
2 KEYBOARDS - Mono DI'S next to the keyboard amp
SAXOPHONE - 1 Microphone, stage Right
VOCALS - Preferably Wireless Radio Microphones
Front of House Engineers
All of the microphones on the front line of the stage will need to be loud in the mix as each member of the band on the front line will sing at some point in the set.
Due to the energetic nature of the band, they rely on the bass drum being loud in the mix out front as well as in the monitors.
The mini disc player should not be muted at any point during the bands performance. (Sound effects via the mini disc will be running for the bands intro and as they leave the stage).
Preferably a 5 way monitor mix as shown in the stage plan
Please Note - this is only required if band are flying in to an event.
5 PIECE GOOD QUALITY DRUMKIT i.e, PEARL,YAMAHA,PREMIER ETC.(Bass drum, Snare drum, 2 Rack tom, 1 Floor tom, hi-hats, 2 crashes, 1 ride with boom stands)
BASS GUITAR COMBO OR AMP AND SPEAKER.i.e, MarkBass, Ampeg, Trace Elliot
GUITAR AMP's (GOOD QUALITY VALVE AMP) 2 Channel (CLEAN+DRIVE) i.e Blackstar, Marshall, Peavey
KEYBOARD COMBO. Any good quality 12" or 15" COMBO.
KEYBOARDS MUST BE A KORG TRITON + GOOD ORGAN, HAMMOND/VK8
MICROPHONES SHOULD BE SENNHEISER/ SURE BETA
ENGINEERS PLEASE NOTE ALL THE ABOVE IS REQUIRED WITHOUT EXCEPTION. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUERIES REGARDING THE PA SPECIFICATION PLEASE EMAIL
Food & Drinks - Catering Rider
A pot of tea and a pot of coffee, a selection of sandwiches (ham, cheese & onion and tuna and sweetcorn) for 6 people to be served on arrival at the venue. and a HUG!
A hot meal to be available for 6 people at least 2 hours prior to the bands performance. It is not acceptable to eat at the same time as other guests if the band are expected to perform within 2 hours of the meal being served and an alternative must be agreed with the band on arrival at the venue.
Remember we want to give you the best performance possible and performing on a full stomach is not going to enable the band to give its best.
Festival & University Catering Rider (please add this to the rider above)
Two bottles of red wine, a case of good quality beer e.g. Becks or Heineken , a case of bottled still water and 2 litres of fresh orange juice.
N.B. Badness are not unreasonable guys and if any of the above proves to be difficult to provide please contact us so that we can come to some alternative arrangement.