We are family

People are what live shows are all about. Without them there wouldn't be much point. Apart from the audience, there can be any number of people responsible for putting the show together. The artists will be the primary focus and may even control the whole of their show (a solo vocalist may have their own sound and lighting system operated from the stage), but most shows will rely on other people to control many aspects for the artists. The size of the show will often dictate the number of crew required. Depending on the venue, they may be crew who work at the venue, visiting crew, or a combination of both. If they are from the venue they will often be called ‘staff’, but I'll use the term ‘crew’ for all as there is often common ...

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