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A classic L1 pic!

Here's a picture of me which a jealous UK DJ modified. I can't help thinking it would sound AWESOME at the summit of an active volcano. Picture taken at the lip of the crater of Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand during the 1996 eruptions. The ski down was superb!
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Acoustic & classical guitar "live" issues

calumgraham ·
Hello! I am a solo acoustic guitarist from CANADA and I just recently bought a BOSE L1 system. I have 2 stonebridge guitars, and a classical guitar and questions for all 3: 1. On my acoustic SB guitar, I have found a setting that is good for the instrument, the (taylor t5 setting) and that works great and all, but i just recently added a mic which attaches to my highlander pickup and I cant get a reasonable volume for percussion sounds on the guitar without feedback or a "tin" sounding click
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Acoustic Classic Rock : 2 Piece : Michael Fisher

jojokozy ·
Michael Fisher is a 2 piece band. Having just 2 of us make it ideal... Nice, full sound; Less scheduling conflicts; More pay; Fewer attitudes or egos Playing Acoustic Classic Rock Performing in Restaurants, private parties (indoor and outdoor), clubs, benefits... pretty much anything. for audiences of 50 - 300 Show type: Ranges from quiet, laid back - to dance rock. Using the L1® System since May 2011 Geographic location: Lower Michigan/Northwest Ohio Notes about Michael Fisher "Great
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Acoustic Classic Rock, 5 Piece, ROUND 2

round2music ·
That's a L1 Compact on the right. edit: fixed link to image so that it would be visible here
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Acoustic Duo with Classic and Compact

brianmchale ·
I am in an acoustic duo. I sing and play acoustic guitar, while my partner sings and plays percussion (cajon, bongos). In the past, when we’ve performed live, I’ve used just my L1 Classic with single B1 bass module (use both a small Behringer mixer, plus a T1 for mixing). I have acquired an L1 Compact (traded an AER Compact 60 amp for it) and was thinking about adding it to the live setup. We have a couple upcoming gigs and I’m wondering if I should run each of us into a separate system. Since
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Acoustic guitar & L1 classic youtube video

dancingdogmuse ·
Here is a little youtube vid to share.The sound is coming from a L1 classic which is behind me.The guitar is a carbon fiber CA guitar and I have a roland GK-3 pickup on it.I have a vg99 bass setting mixed with the CA guitar.A flip mino HD was used to film.The sound was recorded using only the flip mino. Guitar & bose L1 classic Dancing Dog Muse RIP 1994-2009
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3-Piece Classic Rock using in-ears - will we benefit?

mitchellbergen ·
We are a 3 piece classic rock band using a bass pod, guitar pod and Roland v-drums. We have no backline amps and go straight into a mixer then out our JBL MPRO tops and subs. We use in-ear monitors and love our mix. We can play at any volume because in 'our heads' we always hear ourselves at rock concert volume (sort of). People say we have a great sound and we don't have volume problems in the clubs we play in. The clubs generally hold between 100 to 400 folks. Recently, our guitar play has
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3 Vocals, 2 Gtrs on L1 Classic and L1 Compact

acousticjam ·
Hi, First off, let me say I've been using the L1 Classic since early 2005 and it has been a true performer. I've got ripped, worn cases from all the gigs, but the system performs flawlessly. (www.myspace.com/brotherchaosstl) We've been a Duo with just the L1 classic--2 mics, 2 guitars and used the baby mixer setup, panning mics left to Ch1 preset and guitars right to Ch2 preset, using a Mackie DFX-6 Mixer and 20dB pads. This has worked great, but now we've got an additional vocal, AND my
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5 pc classic rock band, Moonlighters: 3 L1 Model IIs

ST ·
Hi dalydose, Thanks for using The Sketcher! Here is your Sketch. -- click image to make changes to the live version -- Legend: L1® Model II T1 ToneMatch® audio engine Orange numbers are Systems and Inputs using those Systems. Blue filled numbers are Channel connections to/from the T1 ToneMatch® audio engine. Green numbers are for general notes about the Sketch and connections to non-Bose gear. Quoting dalydose from The Sketcher quote: 5 pc classic rock band, Moonlighters, using 2 L1M2 w
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5 Piece Classic Rock & Roll Band - Harry Wurzbach

ST ·
connections to/from the T1 ToneMatch™ audio engine. Quoting Harry Wurzbach from The Sketcher quote: ST Edit - added four Model IIs and 3 T1s We are a 5 piece classic rock and roll band and play very loud. We are thinking of 4 units. One for the lead vocals, one for the bass with double B1's, one for the keys and a shared with the drummer and guitar player. We have three vocalists, myself, the lead singer and the bass player. The bass player and I trade off with bass and guitar duties. I use his bass
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58 upgrade on the classic L1

classicaxee ·
Has anyone upgraded their Classic L1 with the 3.0 version upgrade yet ? Its says for DJ's only,,but in addition to doing some DJ work,, most of my work is live playing...I could actually use the preset for the acoustic nylon string guitar ,,since it accounts for half of my shows ... If anyone has ,,please let me know how it's working... Classicaxee
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6 Piece Classic Rock

ST ·
6 Piece Classic Rock This illustrates wiring and not physical layout (coming soon). See application notes in the next post
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60s & 70s: British Invasion and Classic Rock - Dr. Tom

ST ·
Hi Dr.Tom, Thanks for using The Sketcher! This is just a quick note to send you a link to your Sketch in case you want to review it, edit it, or share it with others. -- click image to make changes to the live version -- Here is a link to the full sized version of the image . You've got plenty of Guitar Firepower. What kind of music are you playing? Where do you play? I noticed you have the vocalist way off to the left, and you have shown a wireless receiver. Is the wireless for the...
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6pc Irish Bluegrass band - 3 Classic L1s

DrumrPete ·
ringed numbers are Channel connections to/from the Classic and Model I Systems. Blue filled numbers are Channel connections to/from the T1 ToneMatch™ audio engine. Green numbers are for general notes about the Sketch and connections to non-Bose gear. I had used pics from their website to see how they set up for live performance. So, I was pretty much ready before they arrived. When they showed up, however, they added a member and had changed their layout to a mirror image of what they posted on
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8 Piece Classic Rock Horn Band - Dalejanus

ST ·
dalejanus from The Sketcher quote: 8 piece classic rock horn band with female vocalist. Keyboard/trumpeter always uses his onw systme for key s and and a second system to run a wedge monitor for his trumpet which is on the front line. Sometimes he plays trumpet from the keyboard, somtimes up front with the rest of the horns, depending on stage size. Band currently uses tradtional PA with 3 monitor mixes on hotspots. Vocals, horns, and full mix for drummer. Usually only kick drum is mic ed. If
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1st acoustic show with my L1 classic

bigtom ·
Played at a church leading worship last night for about 60 teenagers. Everything went great. I could believe how fast I was set up and how good it all sounded. I tore down and was loaded out in 20 minutes and because of all the teenagers I didn't carry a thing in or out. Usually I don't like to let kids carry to much of my stuff because it's so heavy and hard to handle, but this time I handed each kid one piece each and we walked to the van. This is so much nicer and the sound was awesome...
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2 Classical Acoustic Guitars, 1 Bose PAS advice.

gaz-25 ·
Hi, I'm in the UK and as of yet, My father who is a classical guitarist hasn't heard the PAS - Although we'd like to. I'd also like your advice on 1 bose PAS with a base B1 module, and 2 guitars. Obviously, live music in the UK has just gone down - and there's very little profit margins to be gained now. :-( However, he still loves to play - and so does my Mum. The question is, will one PAS speaker be able to reproduce the sound of two guitars simultaniously, without any loss of quality? The
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2 Classics and 4 B1's.

jeremyg ·
What would one pay for a great set up used Classics and B1's? 2 classics 4 B1's
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2 L1 Classics setup help

seh-rah-bee ·
Hi there, I've got a question about the two L1's we have at school. My former music teacher who was in charge of all the technical things in the music department has left and so I am trying to step up to the plate when it comes to these things. Anyway, he told me that I can connect the two L1's by connecting the line outs on Channels 1 and/or 2 to the second L1 via XLR-TS (I'm ordering in XLR-TRS but I'm not sure when they'll arrive). It's been working great but I've only just read the...
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1 Compact and Classic

J.D. Puente ·
I did an outside gig Saturday night at a Padre Island home residence.About 100+ people in four different locations on the property.I was using my Compact which I have owned since they first came out.My partner uses his Classic.The sound quality impressed this young lady and inspired her to come share a song with us.I also own a Classic,and a Model II,but prefer my Compact and T1 95% of the time inside or outside.
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1 Tonematch with 2 Classics question..

srmbr ·
Was wondering if anyone is using 1 ToneMatch for 2 Classic L1's?? How I am thinking of using.. Plug a mic into ToneMatch channel 1 and come out of the pre-amp out into Channel 1 on the Classic #1. Plug a mic into ToneMatch channel 2 and come out of the pre-amp out into Channel 1 on the Classic #2. My duet partner can't seem to get the hang of the Classic and how to position the mic to avoid feedback (I tried showing and telling him a million times..). So, I was thinking of buying a ToneMatch
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Classic L1 Amps 1, 2 and 3

djkanoya ·
Is there a description of the three amps in the Classic L1 powerstand I can read about? I connected all three (without the sticks inserted and 2 B1s at a time) and noticed a high/low end signal coming from 1 and 2; and a low end only signal coming from Amp 3. I know that 1 and 2 power the cylindrical radiators when inserted. But I guess I assumed that if you were to use all three amps in the powerstand to connect the maximum number of B1s only, that it would only have a low end signal coming
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Classic L1 Demos - solo/duo artists...lovin' it!

DrumrPete ·
Briarwood acoustics, one blue, one red, (Model #DR-5C QT, with ARTEC pickups) with built-in EQ, volume, and tuners. When I got to the gig, his system was setup, so we just put the L1 in the middle against the back wall. Plugged his acoustic into channel 2, my OM5 in channel one and tried a few guitar presets. We settled on one of the Martin presets...which I felt was a bit "hard edged" but as Peter plays new rock as well as older music, he seemed happy with the tone right away. His girlfriend who
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classic L1 failure

dancingdogmuse ·
Tonight I set up my classic L1 double bass plugged in all my stuff ,turned it on and started playing.( same setup same way I always do).Then 30 seconds into the first song a loud "clicking " sound started, it clicked about 4 times then the volume went real low then silence. I shut off the L1 then turned it back on and the same episode happened. All the signals going into the 4 channels were good. All the lights stayed either green or red within normal limits like always. I could find no reason
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Classic L1 pedal falls out

johnsummers ·
It's been quite some time since I have been on this post. Has anyone had this problem. On one of my Li Classic's the pedal has come out of the base. The unit still works and I can put it back in the base, but it now comes on. Bose tech support say's I need to send it back, but I am in my busy Wedding season like most of you and can't afford to be with out it for weeks at a time. I'm thinking it might be a simple fix. Any help would be great. Thanks' John
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Classic L1 system: CH1 & CH2 VS CH3 & CH4

edwitles ·
Gang - Not sure if this was addressed before. But using 1/4", what is the difference in gain between 1,2 & 3,4? I don't need presets or eq. Thanks gang!
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Classic L1 updates - how can I tell?

edwitles ·
Ok, I have three L1 Classics. I think all have been refurbed/repaired at some time. How can I tell if they have the latest firmware and presets? And what is the best course of action to remedy that? I looked at the update wiki but did not seem to address my thoughts.
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Classic L1s hold their value

junius ·
Two years ago, I sold my Classic L1 with two B1s for $1,750. I had decided to quit the "weekend warrior" music scene. I was tired of schlepping gear in and out of the variety of venues we played. I have been since talked into giving it another go. To my surprise, the best price I could get on the same rig, from local sources, was $1,700. This is pretty remarkable for musical equipment. Those of us who have been doing this for a while know that the only thing that drops in value more than a new
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CLASSIC LOOKS LIKE NEW

bernie ·
My L1 Classic and B1 were looking a little scruffy so I applied some Armorall to them. Worked great. Bernie
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Classic / Model I (no B1) considering L1® Compact

Bose Pro Community Admin ·
here soon. Here are some initial impressions after living with it for three days in the studio and out at a gig. My perspective is that of an L1® owner for nearly five years (Classic, then Model II with T1® with PackLite® and more B1s). I play solo, in several duos and a band. I perform with the T1® or the R1 Remote on the microphone stand in front of me, and the L1® is usually directly behind me. Testing Conditions The Space Most of my listening tests and comparisons were done in a space that is
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Classic / Model I product support

Bose Pro Community Admin ·
New discussion for dnweeks - previously posted in Creative L1 Compact Uses
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Classic, Model II, Compact, comparison

Oldghm ·
In recent weeks a series of events found me returning to my rehearsal space with a Classic and Model II set up, and the Compact in my hand. I decided to set up the Compact along side the other two for some comparison. Over a period of several days I played through one then the other, switching from T1 w/ Model II, Classic with remote, and Compact straight in. I used a few different mics but toward the end was making comparisons with just an EV 767. I realized at some point that I own three
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Classic, Model II, T1® Compact - Outdoor Show- Col. Andy

ST ·
Hi Col. Andy, Thanks for using The Sketcher! This is just a quick note to send you a link to your Sketch in case you want to review it, edit it, or share it with others. -- click image to make changes to the live version -- Legend: L1® Model I / Classic L1® Model II T1 ToneMatch® audio engine L1® Compact Orange numbers are Systems and Inputs using those Systems. Blue ringed numbers are Channel connections to/from the Classic and Model I Systems. Blue filled numbers are Channel
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Classic powerstand load bearing

sparkyg ·
Hi, Posted this in the tech section but didn;t get a response so trying here: We are a rock duo have 2 classics, 4 B1's and a paclite and 2 tonematches. For smaller gigs we use one L1 and 2 B1's, for larger we use 4B1's a paclite and one L1, and when space allows use 2XL1's with 2 B1's each. when we use the 2 L1's we put them in between and behind us, with the Power stands as close together as possible, but in some venues that does not allow us to get "WIDE" enough from the poles to stop
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Classic Powerstand Spill Cover

flipper ·
I was searching ebay recently and found this item that may be an answer to protecting your classic power stand. Seems a bit on the expensive side but it certainly looks like it would do the trick. http://cgi.ebay.com/BOSE-L1-System-Owners-SPLASH-GUARDS...QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
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Classic Replacement Fuse

MobileToonz ·
Evening All, I just purchased a L1 classic and would like to know if the replacement fuses on the bose website work for the classics. They are listed for the L1 . If not what should I be getting to add to my tool box ? thanks in advance
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Classic Rock 1960s on: 4 Piece: Rock Radio

troberts ·
Rock Radio : Plays Classic Rock from the late ‘50s through the “almost current” ‘00s, averaging one or two gigs a month. A four piece with 2 Guitars, Bass, Drums, with three vocals. we use three Bose L1 Systems: - Model II w/ 1 or 2 B1s - Randy Torgerson, Guitar & Vocals - Model I w/ 1 B1 - Bruce Beyer, Guitar & Vocals - Model II w/ 1 B2 (w/ 2B1-Paclite outdoors) - Tom ‘Catfish’ Roberts, Bass & Vocals We became an all L1 band about 8 months after I joined in June of 2011. At the time I joined I
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Classic Rock : 2 Piece : Strange Duo

wesearcy ·
Strange - MIDI Backed Duo is a 2 piece band. Guitarist/Vocalist & Bassist/Trombone double/Vocalist Playing Classic Rock Covers Performing in Clubs, Municipal, Private and Corporate Events for audiences of 1-200 Show type: Dances, Car Shows, Clubs Using the L1® System since January 2014 Geographic location: St. Louis Metro Notes about Strange - MIDI Backed Duo Strange is a MIDI backed/augmented duo with the sound of a full band. Bose L1® equipment Two L-1 Model II's with B2 Bottoms and T
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Classic Rock : 3 Piece : Trick Dog

mitchellbergen ·
Trick Dog is a 3 piece band. Playing Classic Rock Performing in Bars, Corp Events, Weddings for audiences of 50-1000 Show type: Rock Show Using the L1® System since June 2003 Geographic location: Houston, TX Notes about Trick Dog Three piece band playing some old and new rock and dance stuff. Bose L1® equipment 2 L!M2 and 1 L1M1, Tonematches Comments about the L1® System Love it! Best equipment choice we've ever made. Web Site : There is a link under 'Media' for our Youtube site The Players
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Classic Rock : 4 Piece : DarkHorse

guitar9 ·
DarkHorse is a 4 piece band. Playing Classic Rock Performing in Pubs, Clubs for audiences of 100 Show type: Gigs, Events, Festivals Using the L1® System since January 2011 Geographic location: Scotland Notes about DarkHorse 4 piece classic rock band from Scottish Borders, playing regularly in and around local area. Size of gigs range from small pub with about 50 people to outdoor festival with 2000 people supporting Big Country Bose L1® equipment 2 x L1 model 2 with B2, L1 model 2 with 2xB
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Classic Rock: 5 Piece: Fret Buzz Acoustic

aloya ·
Just uploaded a few recent videos to Youtube. We are using 2 L1s/B2s.- Update! We now have 3 L1's and 3 B2's. I will post more during the month as we play. The phone recordings do not do this justice. Every gig we get compliments on how clear we sound. By far, one of the best investments made. Website almost done. Facebook page at fretbuzzacoustic. Fret Buzz: Halloween Party/ Some Kind of Wonderful Zeppelin cover Can't You See Kryptonite
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Classic Rock : 5 Piece : Half Step Down

rorymcc1 ·
Half Step Down is a 5 piece band. Everyone plugs into a central mixing board, then stereo panned signals are sent out to the left and right L1s with respect to the stage position of the musicians. Playing Classic Rock Performing in Bars, Restaurants, Parties, and Festivals for audiences of 200 Show type: Loud Setting Using the L1® System since January 2007 Geographic location: Phoenix, AZ Notes about Half Step Down Half Step Down is one of the premier Classic Rock cover bands in the Phoenix
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Classic Rock : 5 Piece : Plan B

troberts ·
Plan B is a 5 piece band. Playing Classic Rock Performing in Private parties, small clubs for audiences of 200 Show type: Loud Classic Rock Using the L1® System since December 2003 Geographic location: Lynnwood WA., USA Notes about Plan B Plan B has been together about a year, and plays Classic Rock and newer songs, focusing on melody and musical dynamics. Some members have played together previously in other groups over the last 30 years, some less than a year. Bose L1® equipment 2 L1/1-B
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Classic Rock : 5 Piece : Plan B

randyhiatt ·
Plan B is a 5 piece band. Playing Classic Rock Performing in Montagues Annual Outdoor bash for audiences of 100+ Show type: outdoor rock festival Using the L1® System since August 2008 Geographic location: North Seattle Notes about Plan B Long time buddies gather to play the tunes they grew up listening to and loving. Limited rehearsals. Bose L1® equipment 4 L1's and 7 sub woofers. Comments about the L1® System Clarity is next to none. Still a bit hesitant to give musicians control of their
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Classic Rock 5 piece : THE PHOENIXBAND

rtslinger ·
We are the PHOENIXBAND classic rock covers from NJ We are currently a full Bose band no stage amps are used. We have two L1's and 3 B1s, the band is two guitarist, keys, bass, and drums. Are setup is my bass is direct into channel two out to two b1 subs. vocals are in channel one and patch over to the second L1 and out to a Yamaha mixing board both guitarist are in the mixer out the both L1's for a stereo effect as is the vocals keys are direct to channel two of the second L1 and out to 1 B
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Classic Rock 60's - 80's Under a Tent - tedg

ST ·
Hi tedg, Thanks for using The Sketcher! This is just a quick note to send you a link to your Sketch in case you want to review it, edit it, or share it with others. -- click image to make changes to the live version -- Here is a link to the full sized version of the image . Quoting tedg from The Sketcher quote: Vocalists don't play instruments. Nearly all members sing back up. We need monitors badly. Imagine this set-up without the amps miked. The drums are not currently miked either and get...
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Classic Rock Band -Jaye Deluxe

ST ·
Hi jaye deluxe, Thanks for using The Sketcher! Here is your sketch. -- click image to make changes to the live version -- . Quoting jaye deluxe from The Sketcher quote: Hi, first time on the forum here. We havent yet purchased the Bose gear yet. We are wondering which and how many L1's we need. This is a classic rock band that plays parties, weddings, more parties, small clubs, and more parties. I would say a max of 300 people. We are now using the basic 3way foh cabs with 3 wedges out front
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Classic Rock/Blues and Country : 3 Piece : Ashcats

macheted01 ·
Bose L1® equipment T1, Compact and L1 Model II with 2, B1's. Comments about the L1® System Everything has been great. No more complaints about not being able to hear themselves in the mix of the monitor. No crowded stages. No bulky speakers, blocking the view of the Band members. Web Site : Band Website The Players John: Guitar and vocals. Billy: Drums and vocals. Patrick: Bass and vocals.
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Classic Rock, Country and Blues: 7-piece: Green Light

smsgtpmp ·
GREEN LIGHT - Voted the Space Coast's Favorite Cover Band for 2007! Ray:Lead/Backing Vocals, Becky:Lead/Backing Vocalss, Dottie:Bass, Tony:Lead Guitar/Backing Vocals, Tron rums/Backing Vocals, Danny:Rhythm Guitar, Mike:Guitars/Harmonica Green Light started with 2 L1 systems in Aug 2005, using our Mackie mixer to handle all the mic and instrument inputs. We were basically using them as replacements for our FOH and monitors. Picked up a third L1 about one year later and got rid of the mixer.
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Classic Rock Cover Band : 6 Piece : D-TOR

gittar-jonz ·
D-TOR is a 6 piece cover band playing classic rock. Performing at Private parties, events and clubs for audiences of 100-300 Show type: Dance and Party crowd Using the L1® System since Summer 2004 Geographic location: MA / NH Notes about D-TOR D-Tor is a straight ahead party band that plays recognizable classic rock songs that we all know and love. We like to keep it simple and fun. Bose L1® equipment (3) Classics w/ single B1 each (1) Classic w/Packlite and 4 B1's (1) Model II w/ T1 and
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