VENUE Supports Mumford & Sons

Chris Pollard, FOH for Mumford & Sons

With 2011 Grammy nominations for Best New Artist and Best Rock Song (“Little Lion Man”), Mumford & Sons have grown into a hot property in less time than it takes some bands to record an album. The West London-based quartet have topped the charts in Australia, recorded with the Kinks’ Ray Davies, and completed a sold out US tour that included appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.

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The band’s FOH engineer, Chris Pollard, selected the VENUE SC48 for the US leg of their recent tour, having used a VENUE Profile System for their earlier European dates. As Pollard explains, the move to the SC48 was strictly a practical one. “We wanted to scale down so we could carry our whole rig in the trailer,” he says, adding that the transition from the larger Profile console was a seamless one. “After just a couple of shows, it was really like having the same desk.”

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