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THE CONTOURS' CONTRACT RIDER

Purchaser's Obligations    Backline Equipment    Sound   Counterplay Input List Stage Plan

Annexed to and made a part of contract dated _______________________ , 200___
Between:  THE CONTOURS (hereinafter "ARTIST")
And:         _______________________________________________________________ (hereinafter "Purchaser")

This rider will become part and parcel of the contract and must be signed by the purchaser or contract will become NULL AND VOID. 

Purchaser is to provide at no cost to ARTIST and their band the following:  
1. 

Secure dressing facilities with mirror and coat rack plus a table and chairs for up to 12 people.

 
2.

Backstage hospitality consisting of the following :

Two (2) cases of mixed soda (Coke, 7UP, Orange)
Two (2) containers of orange juice
Two (2) pots of coffee with cream, sugar & cups
Twelve (12) bottled waters
Twelve (12) hot meals – menu to be submitted to artist for approval 
Twenty-Five (25) drinking glasses with ice

 
3. 

ARTIST will be allowed to sell materials at each engagement. Purchaser will provide an 8-ft. table with 5 chairs. .

 
4. 

Twelve (12) containers of bottled water and Ten (10) towels near the stage during the show.

 
5.  Ten (10) hotel rooms within 30 minutes driving distance from the performance venue.  
6. 

Ten (10) round trip air fares, together with all ground transportation.

 
7. 

Purchaser will withdraw from sale for Artist’s use 20 complimentary tickets and backstage passes per performance. If unused, Artist will release these tickets to Purchaser for sale on the day of performance.

 
ALL TERMS OF THIS RIDER ARE ACCEPTED BY THE PURCHASER, INCLUDING ALL REQUIREMENTS OF ATTACHED BACKLINE EQUIPMENT RIDER, SOUND REINFORCEMENT, COUNTERPLAY INPUT LIST AND STAGE PLAN.  ANY TERMS THAT ARE WAIVED MUST BE INITIALED BY ARTIST. FAILURE TO SIGN RIDER WILL BE CAUSE TO CANCEL THE ENGAGEMENT.  

AGREED AND ACCEPTED ON THIS DATE OF ______________________ , 200___.

PURCHASER ARTIST:
 
 
X_______________________________________
Printed Name _____________________________

 
 
X_____________________________________
Printed Name ____________________________    
  

 

THE CONTOURS' BACK LINE EQUIPMENT RIDER

  Purchaser is to provide professional quality musical equipment in good working order, and with the following specifications:  
 

AMPLIFIERS

Two (2)  GUITAR AMPLIFIERS (FENDER TWIN REVERB OR EQUIVALENT)
One (1)    BASS AMPLIFIER (HARTKE 3500/4000/5000 WITH 4-10 CABINET OR EQUIVALENT)
One (1)    KEYBOARD AMPLIFIER (CRATE KX-200, ROLAND KC-500 OR EQUIVALENT)

  KEYBOARDS

One (1) KURZWEIL PC-88 OR ROLAND RD-600 WITH SUSTAIN PEDAL (KURZWEIL IS PREFERRED)
One (1) KORG TRITON-LE 61
One (1) STEREO VOLUME PEDAL WITH APPROPRIATE SIGNAL CABLES
One (1) TWO TIER KEYBOARD STAND ADJUSTABLE FOR PLAYING WHILE SEATED
One (1) DRUMMERS THRONE WITH ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT
 
  DRUMS

Five (5) PIECE WOOD SHELL DRUM KIT (YAMAHA, DW, OR PEARL)  WITH HEAVY DUTY HARDWARE INCLUDING:
One (1)   22” BASS DRUM
Two (2)   RACK TOMS (12”, 14”)
One (1)   FLOOR TOM (16”)
One (1)   PICCOLO SNARE WITH SNARE DRUM STAND
One (1)   HI HAT STAND
Five (5)   BOOM TYPE CYMBAL STANDS
Five (5)   ZILDJIAN A CUSTOM CYMBALS (21” MED RIDE, 16” & 18”  CRASH, 14” HI HATS)
One (1)  PEARL POWER SHIFTER OR EQUIVALENT HI QUALITY SINGLE CHAIN DRIVE PEDAL
One (1)  ROC -N- SOC THRONE OR EQUIV HEAVY DUTY DRUM THRONE W/BACK
 
 
  MISC.

Six (6)   MANHASSET MODEL 48 MUSIC STANDS OR EQUIVALENT
Six (6)   STAND LIGHTS
 

THE CONTOURS' SOUND REINFORCEMENT REQUIREMENTS

  Speaker System:

A high quality 4 way speaker system capable of providing clear, undistorted and evenly distributed sound throughout the venue. System must be able to sustain frequencies from 40Hz to 16Khz at an average level of 105db (C weighted) at the mix position. (Turbosound TMS-3, EAW KF-850)

All power should be Crown, QSC, AB or similar quality.

Front of House:
(1)   40 channel console with four band EQ (at least two sweepable mids) and at least four post fader sends. (Midas XL-4, Yamaha 4K/M3K)
(2)   1/3 octave EQs (Ashley, White)
(2)   system compressors (dbx 160)
(5)   channels of insertable gates (Drawmer)
(10) channels of insertable compression (dbx 166)
(2)    stereo reverbs (PCM-81, SPX-990)
(1)   digital delay (Symetrix, TC)
(1)    CD player
(1)    FOH engineer if one is not provided

Monitor System:
(1)    32 X 8 monitor console (Yamaha 4Km, Crest Century)
(6)   31 band graphic Eqs (Ashley, White)
(1)    Reverb (LXP-1, SPX-90)
(7)   Bi-amped monitor mixes (see stage plot for placement):
-  mix one:   4 floor wedges (1” X 15”)
-  mix two:   2 side fills
-  mix three: 2 floor wedges
-  mix four:  1 floor wedge
-  mix five:  1 drum fill
-  mix six:    1 floor wedge
-  cue wedge
(1) monitor engineer if one is not provided
 

THE CONTOURS' COUNTERPLAY INPUT LIST

INPUT

 MIC/DI

 INSERT MIC STAND  

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Kick
Snare
Hi Hat
Rack 1
Rack 2
Unused
Floor 
OV Left
OV Right
Bass
SR Guitar
SL Guitar
Keys
Sax
Trumpet
Sax Vox
Trumpet Vox
Key Vox
Bass Vox
Guitar Vox
Drum Vox
Vox (SR)
Vox
Vox
Vox (SL)
ta 52
Beta 57,57
SM 81
Beta 98
Beta 98

EV 408,SM 57
SM 81
SM 81
DI
SM 57
SM 57
DI
Beta 56
Beta 56
SM 58
SM 58
SM 58
SM 58
SM 58
SM 58
SM 58 Wireless
SM 58 Wireless
SM 58 Wireless
SM 58 Wireless
   
Gate
Comp
Straight
Gate
Gate

Gate


Comp



Comp
Comp




Comp
Comp
Comp
Comp

Short Boom
Short Boom                                              

                                         
                              

                                  
Tall Boom
Tall Boom

Short Boom                                    
Short Boom                                                              

Tall Boom
Tall Boom
Tall Boom
Tall Boom
Tall Boom           
Tall Boom                                           
Tall Boom
Tall Boom (weighted w/gooseneck)
Round Base Straight
Round Base Straight
Round Base Straight
Round Base Straight
 

THE CONTOURS' STAGE PLAN

 

 

Engagement Date:  _________________________________________

Purchaser's Contact Person:  ___________________________  Phone: __________________________________ 

 

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