G O T Premiere NYC

Today Nightwine mixed the webcast for HBO’s Game of Thrones Premiere event at the Lincoln Center Plaza in NYC. Despite the cold weather, GOT fans lined up for a glimpse of their favorite cast members, as they walked the red carpet. We handled all the prescreening interviews that were webcast on Facebook Live, before everyone…

Nightwine moves to the UES

  Well, it’s the beginning of a new week and things get busy again. Most of last week had me settling into my new UES apartment. Not only does it have a Jacuzzi tub, but also a fantastic outdoor garden patio! Bring on spring and the grilled meat & veggies! As for work, WorldStage and…

Nightwine presents Touring 101 Workshop at NYU

Nightwine would like to thank the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music for organizing the second Touring 101 workshop at NYU last night. Yet another opportunity for me to share some insight into the world of concert touring, we all know and love. My son, an NYU Gallatin School student, was there to grade me….

Back in NYC

Nightwine is back in the city after a short two week run with Rock n Roll Hall of Fame inductees Hall & Oates. Nightwine handles monitor mix duties for the rock n soul duo. The tour played dates in TX, OK, CO, NM & CA, to 100% sold out crowds. The next few weeks will…

Nightwine signs on to TM Scott Stapp touring in Europe

Just last week, I signed on to tour manage Scott Stapp touring in Europe.  I will also be handling front of house audio duties for the tour. The short club run starts in London April 23rd, then moves to Utrect, Paris, Belin and Koln. i am looking forward to working with Scott and getting to mix…

my favorite new plug-in

This new Starbucks plug-in is amazing! Sometimes your mix just needs a little “something extra”. This plug-in will give your mix “new life”. I give it 5 stars!

Training today

Training at The View this morning. They are adding people to their audio department pool and I’m lucky enough to be one if them. As you may know, getting in the door is the hard part…got that behind me! Here’s to add another area in this business To my résumé.


It’s Fashion Week in NYC and that means lots of shows for the event businesses that service this great city. My colleagues at WorldStage are certainly one of those businesses. I’m working as A1 for the Kenneth Cole 2014 Fall Collection. I’ll try to post pix later, after the show.

A day of rehearsals

Set up and rehearsals for the Howard Stern Birthday Bash tomorrow at Hammerstein Ballroom, in NYC. I’m one of the monitor engineers for Clair Global. Train is the house band. Guests sitting in include Bon Jovi, John Meyer, Jewel and Steven Tyler. Band performances by Black Keys, Rob Zombie and John Fogerty. Steven Tyler rehearsing…

Thanks to WorldStage

I’d like to thank the folks at WorldStage, for utilizing my A1 services for this high Profile media event. — Doug

Howard Stern Bday Bash

I’m very excited to be working this event with @ClairGlobal this week, as monitor engineer. Check out the list of talent on the Howard Stern website.

Presenting Another Workshop

I will be presenting my workshop “Concert Touring 101” again at NYU’s Clive Davis School of Music Business on March 10th. I am very excited that Jeff Rabhan has given me  the opportunity to share my extensive knowledge with his students. This time it will be required attendance for the freshman. We are also planning a…

YouTube Music Awards

Show day today at the #YTMA. Lady Gaga, Eminem and Arcade Fire on deck for performances tonight.

Set up day at YouTube Music Awards

Working with Firehouse Productions today at the YouTube Music Awards in NYC. Looking forward to the challenges that it may present. Doug

Adjusting your motivation back towards center

At this point in my life and my career, there is a delicate balance between letting things happen organically and making things happen agressively. Both have been very successful for me over the years. However, periodically it is necessary to actively adjust my motivation back towards center, to look in the mirror for the answers….

NYU Workshop

I had the honor of presenting a workshop on touring to about 40 students @CliveDavisInst at NYU. It was a big success and hopefully we will do more. A very special thanks to Nikki Mirasola and Jeff Rabhan, for all their help in making this happen.