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Goodnight – After the show

Once the show has finished, it's time to break everything down, pack it away and load it up. There's usually no time for hanging around, especially on big touring shows, so as soon as possible everyone will get moving on the tear-down.

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Clearing the stage

After a hectic show there's a good chance that there may be some debris on the stage. This could easily be a hazard. Make sure that you remove any drinks, spillages, towels, props, and so on first.

Loose instruments such as guitars should be removed quickly as they can easily get damaged if knocked over. In venues where the audience is near the stage it's a good ...

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