The band travel together in our Mercedes 6 wheeled, 6 seater, 5 ton tour bus which is serviced by Watters in Marlborough. Just in case, we have a Gold AA breakdown policy to ensure we always arrive on time (usually early) and of course, get home from any venue. All of a our equipment is PAT tested by Pats Testing in Swindon. All band members of Jamie and the first class have Public Liability Insurance up to £10 million. Jamie, Mike, Ben and Stuart are members of The Musicians Union and Harriet is a member of Equity.
The equipment we supply for private shows is valued at £30,000.Our PA system cost £13,000 in total an is suitable for up to about 500 people:
Front of house speakers:
4 x HK Audio Linear 5 L2000A powered sub woofers
2 x HK Audio Linear 5 115 full range powered speakers
3 x SHURE PSM300 Wireless in ear systems with P3 recievers
2 x Mackie SRM450
2 x Mackie SRM 350
Spirit FX16 ii and another Spirit FX16ii for spare.
Shure Beta 87a Wireless
4 x Shure SM58
3 x Sennheiser 604 drum mics
2 x Shure SM57 for guitars
AKG D112 bass drum mic
2 x AKG c3000 cymbal mics
2 x SE Electronics percussion mics
Carlsbro wireless mic
All used with Konig and Meyer mic stands and Planet Waves cables.
Our stage and dancefloor Lighting cost £4,000
2 x LED DJ Stage wash 56s
4 x iSolution Splendor 36 moving heads
2 x Starcloth 2m x 2m
Our backline cost £16,000
Marshall JCM 2000 TSL 122 guitar amp
Fender Deville 212 guitar amp
Fender Princeton (for spare)
Ashdown 1200 bass amp with 4 x 10 cab
2 x Fender USA Stratocaster
Fender USA Jazz bass
Gibson Les Paul Studio
Yamaha SA500 Semi acoustic
Epiphone vintage FT 570 acoustic
Epiphone vintage FT 145 acoustic 12 string
4 x Line 6 G50 wireless guitar systems
TC Electronic nova guitar pedal system
Blackstar HT5 dual valve pedal
Drums, percussion and cymbals:
Premier drums, Zildjian cymbals, Protection racket cases, Meinl tambourines, shakers and cabasa.
Jamie & the first class carry spare equipment including speakers, guitars, mixer, mics and cables, snacks and pies to safeguard any eventuality. Our phones are always charged and we like to keep in touch and we are on standby if you have any questions about us.
Equipment is very presentable and under 5 years old (except the vintage drums & guitars). It is regulary maintained and replaced/upgraded when required.
We buy our PA and lighting from DJ Kit in Newbury for a personal service with a show room where you can try before you buy. Our electrical equipment is maintained buy Puretech Solutions and Jamie’s guitars are maintained by are maintained by the excellent luthier Julien Mullen and Robert at Cadillac Guitars. Mike gets his drums from Drumwright.