Technical Requirements

Robert Coutu: Fiddle/Mandolin
1 line input for fiddle & mandolin (1/4") Jack
Robert provides switchover
1 Microphone (XLR) with boom-type stand for vocals

Marie D
ziel:  Accordion/Whistle
1 Microphone  XLR for Accordion or whistle
1 XLR input for fiddle
1 Microphone XLR with Stand for Vocals

Lois Siegel:  XLR input for fiddle pickup
1 Microphone (XLR) for various percussion (Spoons, Bodhran, Washboard)

Natalie Harrison
1 @ XLR input for fiddle


1. All instrument connections must be within approximately 10 feet of the instrument – can be direct to the mixer or via DI boxes

Phantom power is required for some instruments.

2.   Each player needs an armless chair.  Lois needs an extra chair for percussion.

3.  Each player needs a space of approximately 4 feet (side-to-side) and 3 feet (front-to-back). Lois needs extra room for percussion.

4.   Monitors to be determined based on the venue: typically 2 monitor speakers in front. 

Positions on Stage

                                       Robert Coutu, Vocals, Guitar                  
        Marie D
ziel   Chantal Gaudet-Rice:  Fiddle   Lois:  Fiddle and Percussion                         

  Stage Front


Set up & Sound Check:  1 hour

Creature Comforts:   Cold Bottled Water

A nearby, off-stage, secure storage area with a table approximately 6' x 4'
for instrument cases or two tables at the back of the stage

Good , white light in order to read music when necessary

Sens Unique

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