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Lighting rig: Live Killers Tour [17.01.1979 - 18.08.1979]

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The rig is the same as the American Jazz tour. It has approx. the same number of lights, 320 on the main truss of white, red, and green (sometimes a row was subtracted from the rig to accomodate small venues.) plus ceiling lights in front consisting of blue, yellow, and red lights as shown. There were 12 lights around the gong (less compared to the Jazz tour) and they were colored white, red, and green to match the main rig.

Assembly of the rig varies according to the method of support. If the rig is hung from the ceiling, it will commence around 8:00 am to around 5:00 pm, approx. 9 hrs. If the ceiling is too weak to support, towers are built to give the support needed. The tower process lasts from about midnight the previous day to around the afternoon the next day. The rig is tilted to where the audience can't see the stage before the show. When the show comences, the rig raises, slowly revealing the stage swallowed in smoke. At the very end of the show, the rig finally raises up right against the back wall almost vertically. Like on the Live Killers Live album cover.

(This applies to other tours using the Pizza Oven, such as Jazz 1978 and Crazy tour 1979.

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