THE STAGE BUS

The Stage Bus is the founding member of our fleet and as far as we know is an original concept.

Built into a repurposed double decker bus, The Stage Bus offers an iconic backdrop to the stage and provides a great visual presence for your event. It is designed to play to audiences of up to 3000 people, depending on the volume required.  The Stage Bus is fully solar powered and will run from its internal batteries for up to 8 hours (even when there’s no sun).

The upper deck has been converted into a Green Room space which can be used by performers.  Like all our stages it is designed as a fast deploy stage and can be fully set up in under 2 hours from arrival on site to the band playing.

The Stage Bus is designed as a cost-effective alternative to traditionally built stages, all the sound and lighting equipment is built in which enables us to reduce set up times and increases reliability of the equipment.  The stage is also very easy to brand.

There is a full LED lighting system installed, which brings focus and drama to a performance.  We also use professional, modular PA for the highest quality sound, while still being able to tailor the system for the events needs.  The PA system on The Stage Bus is particularly designed to be directional so is ideal if you have noise curfews on one side of your site.

Need more information? Check our frequently asked questions or contact us.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

GOLD SETUP

Speakers and Amps

  • 4x Renkus-Heinz C2 Full-range Cabinets FOH PA
  • 4x 18” Planar Wave Subs
  • 4x 12”+ 1” Ramsa Wedge Monitors
  • 1x Low-voltage amp rack for above

Microphones

  • 3x Shure Beta 58
  • 2x Shure Beta 57
  • 2x Shure SM58
  • 3x Shure SM57
  • 1x AKG D112 kick drum mic
  • 3x Shure PG56 drum mic
  • 2x AKG C1000
  • 1x Shure PG58 UHF wireless mic
  • 3x DI box
  • 15x Mic Stands

Wash and Backlight

  • 4x 8 cell Showtec Trackpod 90 LED batton
  • 2x 8-channel Anytronics Dimmer
  • 5x Abstract LED Front Battons

Moving Lights

  • up to 10x Studio Due Nano LEDS

DJ Equipment

  • 1x Denon 2 channel CD/Mixer Unit

Desk

  • 1x Behringer X32 with FoH iPad Control and inbuilt effects processing

Stage Surface

  • Dark brown
  • None-slip coated plywood

STANDARD SETUP

Speakers and Amps

  • 4x Renkus-Heinz C2 Full-range Cabinets FOH PA
  • 4x 12”+ 1” Ramsa Wedge Monitors
  • 1x Low-voltage amp rack for above

Microphones

  • 3x Shure Beta 58
  • 2x Shure Beta 57
  • 2x Shure SM58
  • 3x Shure SM57
  • 1x AKG D112 kick drum mic
  • 3x Shure PG56 drum mic
  • 2x AKG C1000
  • 1x Shure PG58 UHF wireless mic
  • 3x DI box
  • 15x Mic Stands

 Wash and Backlight

  • 4 x 8 cell Showtec Trackpod 90 LED batton
  • 2 x 8-channel Anytronics Dimmer
  • 5 x Abstract LED Front Battons

Moving Lights

  • 4x Studio Due Nano LEDS

DJ Equipment

  • 1x Denon 2 channel CD/Mixer Unit

Desk

  • 1x Behringer X32 with FoH iPad Control and inbuilt effects processing

Stage Surface

  • Dark brown
  • None-slip coated plywood

STAGE DIAGRAM

The Stage Bus

FOH OPPING TRAILER

Desk

  • 1x Behringer X32 with FoH iPad Control and inbuilt effects processing

Multicore

  • 1 x 90m, 32-send, 16-return multicore

FOH Rack

  • 1 x Denon CD player

Lighting Control

  • Visual Productions Cuelux PC based lighting control

PRICES

We quote on an event by event basis, depending on the specific requirements of your event, location and the time of year.

Below are guideline prices – please do get in touch for a more accurate quote tailored to your needs.

Prices listed below are based on a daily rate and are exclusive of transport costs and VAT.

GOLD SETUP

for bass heavy music and larger crowds

Day rate from £1900

Summer Saturdays from £2400

2 day weekend from £3500

3 day weekend from £4500

this setup is suitable for larger events and is great for bass heavy music such as reggae and electronic dance music

STANDARD SETUP

for most types of music and smaller crowds

Day rate from £1650

Summer Saturdays from £2100

2 day weekend from £3100

3 day weekend from £4000

this setup is suitable for most types of live or recorded music

We do also have off-peak, charity and ‘early booking’ discounts, so if your budget doesn’t stretch please feel free to get in touch to discuss this.

EXTRAS (price per day)

Back Stage Marquee

4.5x3m marquee to go behind the stage for backstage green room/storage/event control

from £100

Backline Equipment

drum kit, guitar and bass amps

from £150

Radio Mic including licence

radio mic for comparing or vocalist

from £50

Full set of Printed Branding

full set of branding for the side scrims, back wall and stage skirt

from £400

Video Screens and Projectors

suitable for visual effects and showing live or recorded video

from £250

Upgraded DJ Equipment

2x CDJ 1000 and DJM 500 mixer for professional DJs

from £120