|Band Members||Ross Lizotte; Geoff Ball; Kyle Rayner; Tim Friesen; ... » more|
The Plain Steel are by their own definition, Hamilton’s premiere Folk ‘n’ Roll band
The band started in 1999 as a studio project, but over the years, and inclusion of more musicians to the project, they became a respectable and engaging live act as well....
Ross, electric guitar/vocals: requires vocal mic (with boom stand) and instrument mic for Fender Deville amp, 2x12, placed immediately stage right of drums; generally prefers to have a stage monitor near his vocal mic.
Kyle, electric guitar: requires instrument mic for Fender Blues Jr amp, placed stage left of Tim's amp.
Tim, electric bass: Uses a Mark Bass amp with 4x10 cabinet, placed immediately stage left of drums. DI for bass is preferred.
Geoff, cello: requires an armless chair placed stage left, DI input for acoustic cello fitted with pick-up; will provide own pre-amp and EQ, generally prefers a stage monitor nearby (front of stage between cello and backing vocal mic).
Shawn, drums: requires minimum of four mics (kick, snare, two overheads), two additional mics for rack tom and floor tom are preferred if available