Great Stage Park- 650 acre farm in Manchester, TN
AV Technician
Project Manager & Crew Chief: Garrett Beck
Bonnaroo 2023
Capacity: ~85,000 ticket holders
Duties: loading equipment onto site; loading and unloading trucks; hanging, focusing, and programming lights in both traditional and non-traditional spaces (ex: traditional stages, tree groves, barns); busking and running lights and sound for various events including concerts, silent discos, and weddings; ensuring safety of patrons using venue and site lighting; maintaining and operating equipment throughout duration of festival; striking and loading out equipment.

The Bonnaroo Arch- the entrance into Centeroo!

Striking all 257 disco balls we hung!
Striking all 257 disco balls we hung!
"The Grove" where we hung over 100 lights in the trees and ran power from tree to tree in the air. We used Astera AX5s for wireless DMX control to avoid excess cable overhead!
"The Grove" where we hung over 100 lights in the trees and ran power from tree to tree in the air. We used Astera AX5s for wireless DMX control to avoid excess cable overhead!
The entrance of "Where in the Woods"- one of our biggest undertakings as the festival with tons of lights, disco balls, and a UFO shaped EDM stage!
The entrance of "Where in the Woods"- one of our biggest undertakings as the festival with tons of lights, disco balls, and a UFO shaped EDM stage!
Busking on MA2 for the EDM stage at "Where in the Woods" all the way until 5am every night!
Busking on MA2 for the EDM stage at "Where in the Woods" all the way until 5am every night!
Hanging lights in "The Grove"
Hanging lights in "The Grove"
Busking on MA3 for the Silent Disco at "WHO Stage" every night until 3:30am!
Busking on MA3 for the Silent Disco at "WHO Stage" every night until 3:30am!
An inside look at "Where in the Woods" with pars, strings of festoons, and disco balls!
An inside look at "Where in the Woods" with pars, strings of festoons, and disco balls!
Running lights at "Galactic Giddy-Up" on the Obsidian ONYX NX4!
Running lights at "Galactic Giddy-Up" on the Obsidian ONYX NX4!
Running sound for over 30 weddings a day at the "House of MatROOmony" with celebrity guest officiants!
Running sound for over 30 weddings a day at the "House of MatROOmony" with celebrity guest officiants!
More busking on MA3 for some bands over at the "WHO Stage!"
More busking on MA3 for some bands over at the "WHO Stage!"
Another great shot of "The Grove"- so many hammocks!
Another great shot of "The Grove"- so many hammocks!
The MA2 setup over at "Where in the Woods" FOH!
The MA2 setup over at "Where in the Woods" FOH!
Some alien taxidermy in "Galactic Giddy-Up" that I hung and focused lights for! My favorite is Glorp Glorp (bottom right)!
Some alien taxidermy in "Galactic Giddy-Up" that I hung and focused lights for! My favorite is Glorp Glorp (bottom right)!
Another look at "Where in the Woods" with the UFO EDM stage in the distance.
Another look at "Where in the Woods" with the UFO EDM stage in the distance.
Sunset at "Galactic Giddy-Up"  during an alien dance party!
Sunset at "Galactic Giddy-Up" during an alien dance party!
The "WHO Stage" at the end of the night!
The "WHO Stage" at the end of the night!
"The Fun House"- one of the Plazas in Outeroo!
"The Fun House"- one of the Plazas in Outeroo!
A truss structure near "The Grove" featuring some Chauvet Colorados and Elation Paladins!
A truss structure near "The Grove" featuring some Chauvet Colorados and Elation Paladins!
A view from one end of "Where in the Woods!"
A view from one end of "Where in the Woods!"
Load out on The Farm was a little...wet- but we pushed through!
Load out on The Farm was a little...wet- but we pushed through!
Look at all that mud! Good thing so many of our lights are IP rated!
Look at all that mud! Good thing so many of our lights are IP rated!
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