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Sound Engineer

City Winery Sound Engineer

To maintain a high level of production values and represent City Winery to the local, national and international artistic communities as a fully professional venue, dedicated to meeting the needs of performers and clients.

To be the in-house audio, video, lighting and technical engineer; to advance all shows and events; to maintain, organize and inventory all equipment.

Work to include but not limited to:

Work up to 5 event days per week as determined in consultation with GM

Scheduling of other engineers when needed. Supervision of engineers through manager and floor staff feedback and ensuring all standards are met.

Maintenance, organization and inventory of all equipment.

Advancing all events with tour managers or event planners; working from the marked up tech rider and making sure status is updated on shared document.

Coordinating backline and equipment rental with rental companies

Participating in production meetings with Events team and clients as needed

Setting up the various spaces with tech needs (winery, conference room, VIP, main space)

Managing the run of show

Updating Tripleseat with set times and any other tech info.

Company Description

City Winery strives to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to our guests who are passionate in sharing wine, music, and culinary arts. We are a unique facility, combining a fully functioning winery with intimate concerts, food & wine classes, private events in a variety of configurations, and elevated dining. We have created a compelling mix for our sophisticated clientele of foodies, and active cultural patrons—bringing the wine country experience to the heart of a large city.

Engineer Protocols

Stage black attire

Greet artists and management in a friendly and polite manner (you are the face of City Winery to these folks)

Show them Green Room and Dressing Room

In advance of artist arrival make sure rooms are clean and set with hospitality as per the rider

Give a run down of times – dinner, show time, call time if leaving the venue after soundcheck

Make sure stage water and towels are supplied and any other on stage requests (tea etc)

Make sure the pre and post show music is appropriate and at a suitable level.

Make sure we have a pre show stage lighting look and that show lighting is appropriate (a focused look rather than a stage wash for a solo performer etc) and that lighting is dynamic to match the show (one look is not sufficient for any show).

Make sure recorded announcement is played 3 minutes before start of show.

Coordinate with on-stage announcer if artist is to be introduced, otherwise act as VOG to announce artist to stage

Coordinate with floor manager to make sure house lights are at show level when recorded announcement is played

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