Reading and Leeds festivals feature identical PA systems on both sites. Engineers can be confident that the show file that worked at Reading on Day 1 will be fine for Leeds on Day 2.
Hub of operations at Front of House is the latest version of SSE Hire's proprietory DriveRack
SSE deployed a pair of Yamaha CL5 consoles in flip flop configuration for monitors throughout the 2016 festival season.
Setup day on Thursday, with the main and sidehangs of L-Acoustics K1 already in place
L-Acoustics K1 main hangs with K2 underhangs. K1SB subs were flown as a separate array behind the main array
Amplification for the left hand side of the system, a mixture of L-Acoustics LA8 and LA12X amplifiers
One of four delay towers, each comprising 8 x L-Acoustics K2 cabinets
L-Acoustics KARA provided infill..... and yes that is a man on a sack kart crowd surfing!
Front of House with Biffy Clyro who headlined Friday night in Leeds and closed the festival in Reading on the Sunday.
One of many consoles to pass through Front of House over the weekend, this time it's a DiGiCo SD5 for Fall Out Boy.
Official pyrotechnics from behind the main stage for Fall Out Boy
.....less official pyrotechnics for the Courteeners
Scott Eisenberg opted for an Avid profile at FOH to mix the Imagine Dragons set.
Dave Rat kept it Midas analogue, positioning the console side on to mix the Red Hot Chilli Peppers to close out Leeds on the Sunday.
A UK festival wouldn't be a UK festival without the British weather. In spite of repeated downpours, SSE's systems performed without fault throughout the weekend.
....and then the sun came out.
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