Info for Performers

MAIN SPACE

Home to the legendary Krater Comedy Club every weekend and also large music gigs. The Main Space boasts one of the best sound, lighting and AV set ups in Brighton and has been awarded the Chortle Best Venue in the South a record 14 times.

CAPACITY
The main space downstairs at Komedia holds 400 standing, 250-296 (dependent on stage size and seating layout).

SOUND
Mixer MIDAS: Pro 2 (48 channels) – digital console
Stage Box MIDAS DL251 – 48 stage sends
Speakers:2 x C7 mid tops flown / 4 x C7 subs make up the FOH system
Driven by 2 x ‘P1200 A’ amps loaded with C7 cards.
Delays: 2 x NCA 1815, passively driven via crown amps, stereo matrix controlled.
Monitors: 6-way mix, 6 Noise Control Audio CX112 monitors as standard configuration, please contact us if you need a different set-up.Powered by 4 stereo Crown SX1200 Amps.Noise Control Audio Ltd

We have a range of microphones, stands and DI’s available for use.
Please supply a technical rider as soon as possible to help us accommodate your event.

STAGING
The smallest stage is 500cm wide by 200cm deep and 46cm high. This is a permanent stage.
The maximum stage size is approx. 700cm wide by 300cm deep and 46cm high expanded using aluminium metrodeck added to the above.Please be aware that the venue has a low ceiling height, the lowest clearance point on stage is 205cm
due to a structural girder.

LIGHTING Lighting Console Chamsys MQ40N. The Main Space comes with a permanently supplied lighting rig consisting of a range of generic and intelligent lighting.

AV EQUIPMENT
The venue also provides the following AV Equipment:
Projector: Acer P530wB Resolution: WXGA, Brightness: 4000lm, Contract: 10000:1
Screen: 83 inches / 210 cm operated by remote control (4:3)
Up to 7 Plasma Screens: the largest being 2 x 40inch NEC Screens – flown to the sides of FOH Speakers
Edirol 8 Channel V8 Vision Mixer.
4 Sony D70p Remote Cameras controlled via the Sony RM-BR300 and a DVD Player. We also have a MAC mini at FOH with various software and control facilities.

PIANO
Yamaha C110A Upright Piano, available on request, hire and tuning cost is £70+VAT. Please contact tech dept. to arrange.

STUDIO

Boasts a diverse programme of immersive music gigs, hosting both established and up and coming club nights.

CAPACITY
The Studio Bar at Komedia is an intimate small scale venue. Capacity is 80-100 seated (depending on layout and stage size) and 140 standing (additional guest list available on top of standing events).

STAGE
The stage is fully draped in black wool serge curtains and is 340cm deep by 380cm wide with the steel deck extension in place and 240cm deep and 380cm wide without the extension. The smaller stage can increase the rowed capacity slightly depending on layout.

SPEAKERS
The FOH rig is a pair of D&B C690 full range speakers flown, powered by E-Pac amps and two Noise Control Audio VSB 215 sub-woofer powered by a QSC RMX 2450 amp.There are generally four monitor mixes, three Yamaha MSR 400 powered monitors and a pair of D&B Max 12 running off one amp channel. Another monitor is available on request in advance of the event.

FOH SOUND
Midas M32 Digital Console

LIGHTING
Chamsys MQ40 console, 2 x Zero 88 Betapack-2 dimmers, 15 amp (giving a total 12 x dual inputs). The Studio Space comes with a permanently supplied lighting rig consisting of a range of generic and intelligent lighting plus MIRROR BALL. Plus various Sound to light DJ lanterns, Lazer and a hazer:
1 x Le Maitre Nuetron XS

AV
Projector: Acer X1110
Screen: 105 inches / 267 cm (16:9)
Roland Edirol V4 Vision Mixer

MICROPHONES, DI’S AND CABLES
Please note additional equipment available on advance request. We have a range of microphones, stands and DI’s available for use. Please supply a technical rider as soon as possible to help us accommodate your event.
PIANO HIRE
Yamaha U3: £70 + VAT, hire plus tuning, this must be arranged well in advance. We cannot guarantee the use of this piano as it is owned by the Brighton Jazz Club.

All technical equipment is operated from FOH position – approx 4 m from the stage. There are numerous RCD protected double 13amp power sockets at the rear of the stage.

Please contact Lloyd/Dave (Technical Dept.) to discuss any specific needs your event requires.
Telephone: 01273 647101
Email: [email protected]