145th AES CONVENTION Live Production Stage Session LS17: Case Study of Large-Scale Festival Sound Systems: Roskilde Festival 2018

AES New York 2018
Live Production Stage Session LS17

Friday, October 19, 3:00 pm — 3:45 pm

LS17 - Case Study of Large-Scale Festival Sound Systems: Roskilde Festival 2018

Presenter:
Bob McCarthy, Meyer Sound

Roskilde Festival is one of Europe’s largest and longest-running music festivals, featuring 8 live music stages running in scale from a few hundred to 110,000 people. In this presentation, Bob McCarthy, Meyer Sound’s Director of System Optimization and one of the chief audio engineers for the festival, will discuss the sound system design objectives and tuning processes, as well as the challenges unique to outdoor festivals, tents, and diverse musical acts playing simultaneously.


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