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Hometown FRESNO, CA
Genres Rock
Band Members MICHAEL NAGY/ LEAD VOCALS; MAX DE VIVO / LEAD GUITAR / ... » more
Achievements Channel-number_1 Top-10 Top-10 Top-10 Top-10 Top-10 Recruiter-1 » more
Upcoming Shows None
Contact Information:
Manager
Max DeVivo doublevisiontheband@comcast.net 559-977-1189
Booking
JVA Artist Management Corporation jessjva@peoplepc.com 209-823-1260
# Years Experience Performing Live: 10
# Live Perfomances Past Six-months: 11
Market Draw: winery: 451-500; Concert settings : 800+; Large Clubs: 301-350
 
 
 
 
 

 

FOREIGNER UNAUTHORIZED was formed in early 2012 in Fresno California after a chance meeting between guitarist De Vivo and bassist Belt. Since its inception, FOREIGNER UNAUTHORIZED has quickly created a large, loyal, and growing fan base in the...

 
 

 

 

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Channel-number_1
Cover Bands Winner, June 2012
Top-10
Top 10 in Cover Bands, January 2014
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Top 10 in Cover Bands, March 2013
 
 

 

Technical Requirements

FOREIGNER UNAUTHORIZED

Technical Rider

 

Sound System and Lighting

Item

Qty

Description

Mixer Channels

18-20

Independent hi/lo impedance channels with inserts.

 

Mixer Busses

8

8 independent busses if using single board. 4 if using separate monitor mixer. Must have 3 monitor mixes minimum, and 4 independent monitor mixes are preferred.

Effects Loops

3

Effects loops for reverb, delay, and chorus

Effects units

1

Reverb (Alesis Quadraverb, Lexicon MPX500, or equivalent)

 

1

Chorus (Alesis Quadraverb, Lexicon MPX500, or equivalent)

 

1

Delay (Alesis Quadraverb, Lexicon MPX500, or equivalent)

Compressors

5-6

Independent channels of compression/limiting/gating for drums

 

2

Independent channels of compression/limiting/gating lead vocals

Feedback Suppressor

2-4

It is preferred that feedback eliminators are employed in FOH and monitor systems. If none, then Graphic EQ units must used so feedback areas can be dialed out.

Power Amps

2-6

In most cases this is a function of the monitor and main speaker arrangements as well as the size of the venue/show. Minimums are 150 watts for vocal monitors, 200 watts for drummer’s monitor, 600 watts for each FOH speaker.

Speakers/Drivers

2-10

In most cases this is a function of the venue size. In small to medium-sized venues (200 to 400 people) it is desirable to have at least two 15” speakers or an 18” and a 15” on each side of the stage. Preference is for midrange speakers to be in at least two of the cabinets. Compression driver horns on each side of stage – NO PIEZO HORNS if possible! For larger venues and outdoor functions arrangements must be discussed/outlined ahead of time between sound system provider and band representative(s).

Lighting Provisions

 

A professional lighting system (of quality) with a minimum of twenty four (24) par cans, at least six (6) colors
washes, a professional lighting control board with a
minimum of (12) twelve channels.

 

 

CHANGES TO THIS CONTRACT RIDER, AS TO THE NEEDS OF THE PURCHASER, ARE FINE WITH ARTIST APPROVAL.

 

 

ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO:

 

_______________________________ Today’s Date: ___________
 (Agent or Authorized Venue Representative)

 

 

 

DOUBLE VISION– The Foreigner Tribute

Backline Equipment Rider

Drum requirements:

(1) Gretsch maple Drum kit

(2) 24’’ Bass Drum

(1) Pearl Double Chain Pedal

(1) 13" Mounted Tom

(2) 18" Floor Tom

(1) Piccollo Snare 4" x 14"

(1) Heavy Duty Snare Stand

(1) Heavy Duty Pearl Hi-Hat Stand

(1) Sabian 16" Crash Cymbal

(1) Sabian 17" Rock Crash

(1) Sabian 18" Crash Cymbal

(1) Paiste 20" Ride Cymbal

(1) 13" Sabian Fusion Hi-Hat

(4) Heavy duty Boom Cymbal Stands

(5) Drum mics (and stands) for: mounted tom, floor tom, bass drum, snare drum, high hat.

(2) Two Overhead shotgun mics

(1) Drum throne drum stool with back rest

 (1) Portable fan 

 

Keyboard Gear Requirements:

(1)Roland Fantom X7 or X8.

(1)Yamaha S80 es, second choice S90. or any other 88-key weighted-keys keyboard with good acoustic and electric piano sounds. Sustain and volume pedals for both; two-tier stand that can support both boards;

(1) Keyboard amplifier, similar to a Samson EX30 with at least 250 Watts RMS, 12 or 15 - inch speaker with horn.

(1) Shure SM58 Vocal microphone

*Important* PA must have 2 inputs for keyboards

 

Guitar Gear Requirements:

(1) Marshall JCM 2000 DSL HEAD

(2) 4x12 Marshall speaker cabinets

(1) Shure Beta 58 Vocal microphone on Boom Stand

Guitar stands for all guitars.

Second Guitar/Synth/Sax  Gear requirements:
(1) Marshall JCM 2000 DSL HEAD

(2) 4x12 Marshall speaker cabinets
(2) Shure Beta 58  Vocal Microphones on Boom Stands
(1) High grade wireless Sax clip on Microphone

(1) Korg synthesizer    

 

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Bass Gear Requirements:

(1) Bass head - 300W minimum @ 8 ohms, 500W minimum @ 4 ohms
(Ampeg, SWR, or Gallien Krueger preferred)

 

Bass Cabinet(s)- Single 4x10 + horn or 6x10 + horn cab for smaller club venues,
2ea 4x10 + horn, 1ea 8x10 + horn or 4x10 + 1x15 cab combination for larger venues
(Ampeg, SWR, or Gallien Krueger preferred)

Should have XLR DI output for interfacing with sound board

 

Lead Vocal Requirements:

(1) Shure SM58 Wireless Vocal microphone on stand.

 

Extra Accessories:

(6) Stage monitors w/15 inch speaker & comp driver horn

All necessary cabling from sound system out to direct boxes and microphones. AC power strips at each player’s position
Bass & Guitar Stands to accommodate 8 guitars

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO:

 

 

_______________________________ Today’s Date: ___________
(Agent or Authorized Venue Representative)

 

FOREIGNER UNAUTHORIZED

CONTRACT RIDER

 

THIS RIDER IS HEREBY TO AND MADE PART OF THE CONTRACT BETWEEN ("PURCHASER')                          AND FOREIGNER UNAITHORIZED  ("ARTIST")

DATED______________

1.Artist agrees to a paid musical performance for Purchaser on ______________, at location _______________ for a total amount of $_______ USD.

2.A deposit of 50% USD of the agreed amount shall be paid at least 4 weeks prior to engagement. The remainder shall be paid immediately upon completion of the engagement. Artist cannot guarantee the performance unless the deposit is made 4 weeks prior to the event because of travel and personal matters. Purchaser can choose to make FULL payment to guarantee performance if they wish. Such payment must also be made 4 weeks prior to engagement to guarantee performance.

3.In all situations Artist should be advertised as FOREIGNER UNAUTHORIZED

4.For flyouts accommodations: Purchaser agrees to provide:

Six (6) prepaid round trip airline tickets. Tickets to include luggage and instrument travel fees i.e. six (6) Guitars.

One (1) prepaid mini van, available at the airport. (Must be suitable to carry six (6) people and band’s instruments to and from airport, hotel, show location, etc.)

Five (6) double occupancy motel or hotel rooms. (clean, comfortable, with TV, and telephone within 15 min. of venue. Rooms shall be available from 2:00 PM the day of the performance until 12 noon the following day.

All meals shall be provided by Purchaser for the Artist.

Purchaser agrees to provide:

  • A clean, well lit, private dressing room with a lock for six (6) people (Preferably with a sink), access to a private bathroom with a full length mirror
  • Case of cold bottled water
  • 12 pack Snapple Iced Tea
  • (10) Clean Towels
  • Snacks (nuts, chips, pretzels, etc.)
  • Veggie snack tray for Six (6) people

 

 

Venue to be available to Artist six (6) hours prior to show time.

Venue stage manager, one (1) monitor technician, one (1) house sound technician and one (1) light technician to be available, sound check and performance at Purchaser's expense.

 

SOUND CHECK IS MANDATORY.

 

(1)    Parking is to be made available, at the stage door or as near to as possible, from load-in, until two (2) hours of the closing of venue. Description of load-in, (i.e.. stairs, elevator, alley etc.) is to be made available to Artist's representative in advance.

(2)    The following is provided at the Purchaser's expense:

(3)    Backline equipment. Please refer to the Backline Rider for details and specifications.
 A professional quality PA sound system and a qualified person to run the PA. Please refer to the sound and lighting rider for details and specifications.

(4)    A professional lighting system and a qualified person to run the lighting system. Please refer to attached sound and lighting rider for details and specifications.

 

(5)    Security - Purchaser agrees to provide proper security at all times, to ensure the safety of the Artist, their equipment,
and personal property, before, during and after the performance. Purchaser also agrees to provide two (2) security
people at either side of the front of the stage during the performance, for Artist's safety.

(6)    In the event of multi-night engagements, storage and security for Artist's equipment is to be provided.

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MERCHANDISING

Artist has the sole right to sell and distribute Head Games merchandise. Purchaser agrees to provide
adequate space in a suitable location for merchandise sales before, during, and after the performance.   

Purchaser agrees to allow Artist a complimentary guest list of not more then ten (10) persons per show.

 

GENERAL:

 

(1)    Recording, taping, broadcasting, filming, or photographing Artist's performance will not be permitted without the
prior consent of Artist.

(2)    Purchaser shall not commit Artist to any personal appearances, interview, or any other type of promotion
without prior consent of Artist.

(3)    Artist shall have sole and exclusive control over the production, representation and performance of the
engagement here under, including but not limited to the details, means and methods of the
performance of the Artist.

(4)    Purchaser shall indemnify Artist, his employees, contractor and agents for all losses sustained in
direct consequence of the performance of their professional services. Purchaser shall also indemnify
Artist against any and all damage occurring to Artist's equipment at the venue, including but not limited
to damage suffered due to inclement weather.

(5)    In the event that Artist, due to no fault of his own is present and unable to perform, or prevented from
performing during the time periods specified herein, Artist shall be paid in full and shall not be
obligated to perform at any other time period.

(6)    Artist's obligation to perform the engagement here under shall be excused if Artist is unable to perform as
the result of illness or injury, detention resulting from inability to obtain reasonable modes of
transportation, riots, or other manifestations of civil, strife, strikes or other forms of labor difficulties,
epidemics, an act of or order of any public authority or court, any act of God, and/or
similar or dissimilar cause beyond Artist's reasonable control.

(7)    Purchaser shall be responsible for and maintain public liability and property damage insurance for any
claim by any member or Artist's group for loss, injury, or damage caused by purchaser, his agents,
employees or patrons. The amount of such insurance coverage shall not be less than ($500,000.00)
Five Hundred Thousand Dollars.

 

INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCES

 

For international performances, the PURCHASER agrees to provide (6) prepaid roundtrip airline tickets to ARTIST and all legal matters pertaining to travel abroad shall be provided by the PURCHASER and made ahead of time to guarantee performance.

CHANGES TO THIS CONTRACT RIDER, AS TO THE NEEDS OF THE PURCHASER, ARE FINE WITH
ARTIST APPROVAL.

 

ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO:

 

 

____________________________________________
PURCHASER

 

 

ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO:

 

 

____________________________________________
FOREIGNER UNAUTHORIZED

 

 

 
 
 
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