Earning my keep...

@JolietJake (51067)
United States
October 9, 2016 6:22am CST
The first day of the wine festival went pretty good...nice crowd, and a beautiful sunny day. Ran into several people I know, and got a lot of comments on how the sound was (they had never had a real sound system out there before) so I will likely be asked to do it again next year. Getting repeat customers...that's what I always aim for. Speaking of...the people that run the annual Hallowe'en Bash I do sound at came by the sound booth...they hadn't heard the newer setup I am using, and they are looking forward to me being out at their place in a few weeks. Took me almost 3 hours yesterday to get everything set how I wanted it...last night, I just killed power to everything and threw tarps on the equipment, so I'll be ready today in about 5 minutes after I get there. Made a few recordings off the board yesterday, this link is Heather & Marty doing their version of the song "City Of New Orleans".
Opening day at Berryville Vineyards Harvestfest 10/08/2016 (audio only)
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@TheSojourner (17291)
• United States
9 Oct 16
Oh how I love that picture! You bring me back to my days when I was in the military and was in rock bands playing at the festivals
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@JolietJake (51067)
• United States
9 Oct 16
It's a great weekend for one here, beautiful weather
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• United States
9 Oct 16
@JolietJake it's been pouring down rain here the last few days
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@JolietJake (51067)
• United States
9 Oct 16
@CoralLevang It was really windy for a bit yesterday but other than that a person couldn't ask for better
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@allen0187 (34432)
• Philippines
11 Oct 16
Sounds like business is picking up for you! Good to know! What is the current set-up that you use and how different is it from your previous one?
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@JolietJake (51067)
• United States
11 Oct 16
I saw you responded on the one listing what I am currently running...a year ago I was running maybe half of what I do now, and before that, only about one-fourth. The mixing board is totally different as well, I had an old vintage 16 channel mixer for years, have just started using the 32 channel at the last 2 gigs.
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@allen0187 (34432)
• Philippines
12 Oct 16
@JolietJake awesome set-up.
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@Dextoi (2424)
• Philippines
10 Oct 16
Oh! I never knew you are an audio engineer! I really wish I am... Saw your other youtube vids, too... COOL!
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@JolietJake (51067)
• United States
10 Oct 16
Both days went exceptionally well, made a few decent recordings Sunday too, and got invited back for next year
@Dextoi (2424)
• Philippines
12 Oct 16
@JolietJake That's great to hear. And the weather did cooperate...
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@JudyEv (141821)
• Bunbury, Australia
9 Oct 16
We could have done with a better sound system at the poetry day. It was okay for the poetry but the music at the beginning of the day left a bit to be desired. The guitar was too loud for the singer. It was a very simple system. Hope you get another fine day.
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@JolietJake (51067)
• United States
9 Oct 16
Supposed to be another sunny one, around 74°F/23°C
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@JudyEv (141821)
• Bunbury, Australia
9 Oct 16
@JolietJake Sounds ideal.
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@NJChicaa (48619)
• United States
9 Oct 16
I'd be nervous to leave all of that equipment out there overnight
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@JolietJake (51067)
• United States
9 Oct 16
They have a guy out there overnight for security sleeping right by the stage in a camper
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@NJChicaa (48619)
• United States
9 Oct 16
@JolietJake oh well that's good.
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@LadyDuck (188725)
• Switzerland
9 Oct 16
WOW the keyboard is impressive. I hope that they will become repeat customers, good luck.
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@JolietJake (51067)
• United States
9 Oct 16
That's my baby 32 channel DDA mixer, it's about 10 years old or so now, but it's a faithful beast
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@LadyDuck (188725)
• Switzerland
9 Oct 16
@JolietJake It's really beautiful.
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@Juliaacv (35249)
• Canada
9 Oct 16
Everything looks so impressive, its nice that you ran into people who are enjoying your work. Have a great day today!
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@JolietJake (51067)
• United States
9 Oct 16
It ran until sundown last night, should end about 6 tonight so I'll have an hour to break everything down and load it
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@Jessicalynnt (47879)
• Centralia, Missouri
15 Oct 16
sounds like you are getting quite the following! Very nice
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@celticeagle (121073)
• Boise, Idaho
9 Oct 16
Sounds good soundee guy.
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@Hasana (305)
• Mumbai, India
9 Oct 16
Great job!
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@Corbin5 (122985)
• United States
9 Oct 16
Oh good! Thank you for the link!! Off to take a listen. So pleased things went so well!
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@amnabas (10549)
• Karachi, Pakistan
9 Oct 16
Yes it looks good.
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