PA rental needed in NYC, Thurdays 6/23-7/21

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PA rental needed in NYC, Thurdays 6/23-7/21

Post by MitoPro » Mon Jun 13, 2011 8:26 am

I'm looking to rent a small PA for a 'family summer concert series' taking place in a park in lower Manhattan. I'm looking for a system and cartage only-- I'll be mixing the shows. There are 5 shows, all on Thursday afternoons, starting on 6/23 and ending on 7/21. There is only one band per show, beginning a 6p and over before 8p.

I'm looking for a system with a 16-ch mixer, 2 mains, ability to do 2-4 monitor mixes over 3 or 4 wedges and all the necessary mics, DIs, stands, cables and processing. I can provide effects, dynamics and 2-ch graphic EQ to compliment a system. I don't need any staging, subs, backline or lighting.

I need a reliable person or company who can commit to all 5 shows. There is a budget, but a limited one, which is why I'm looking to the community to find a system, rather than just calling one of the big rental houses.

If you have a PA for rent, or can recommend someone who does, please hit me up.

Thanks, Matt

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Post by JeffT » Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:26 am

Have you tried Dreamhire? Call 212-691-5544 ask for Gio or Chris
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Post by JeffT » Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:29 am

Also forgot to mention. it should fall in with their normal rental week package.. (5 day's = 3 day's of billing if I am correct)

Tell them Jeff Thompson sent you.. :) and good luck
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Post by MitoPro » Wed Jun 15, 2011 11:12 am

Thanks for the suggestion, Jeff. I know Dreamhire and have rented studio gear from them before. Like I said, the budget is low for the kind of package I'm looking for. It's right at that point where an individual who owns a PA would be happy to get the business, but not worth it for a big rental house. I called Dreamhire anyway just to see about prices, but no can do...

I've seen a few posts on Craigslist for PA rentals, but it can be hard to tell the pros from the jokers.

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Post by JeffT » Wed Jun 15, 2011 11:59 am

just sent you a PM with another contact. Guy that I am working with here in Jersey...
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Post by MitoPro » Wed Jun 15, 2011 3:32 pm

Thanks, Jeff. Much appreciated.

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Post by JeffT » Thu Jun 23, 2011 2:08 pm

just checking in, were you able to contact my guy Igor? I gave him a heads up on what you were looking for and he said that he could handle it..

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Post by MitoPro » Fri Jun 24, 2011 1:13 pm

Spoke with Igor. Nice guy, but not the right fit (budget) for this gig. Ended up hiring Vinny's Music Service http://www.vinnysmusic.com/ for the series. Had the first show yesterday, everything went great. Thanks again for the recommendation and passing on your guy's info.

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Post by JeffT » Fri Jun 24, 2011 1:28 pm

ahh, my man Vinny LOL one hyper dude.. But a great guy as well.
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Post by supafuzz » Fri Jun 24, 2011 7:22 pm

Vinny is the best he used to come round my place in his van and cart my band's stuff to CBGB's and back way back in the day. Great guy. We were in a band together for a while...
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Post by JeffT » Fri Jun 24, 2011 11:23 pm

yes I agree.. one of the best cartidge <sp> guy's in the NYC area. if u had gear to move he's one of the top three companies to call. 1. SIR, 2. Vinny 3. Rockit Cargo..

again glad it all worked out..
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