Kumeu Live is a not for profit organisation with the sole purpose of supporting live original music in the developing Kumeu area. It has been running since 2016 and concerts are curated to maintain a high standard of performance. The venue pays artists 80% of ticket revenues after nominal event costs, with a 20% retention for artist hospitality, repairs and upgrades.
Capacity: 80 can be seated comfortably around the stage, 100 with some standing. Also an outdoor area for 2-300 available.
Hours: Concerts are generally on Saturday nights starting at 8pm. Fridays and Sundays are also offered if necessary.
Food: Artists receive vegetarian or fish-based meals with drinks based on their preferences. Audience members are able to bring food and drinks to the venue and eat/drink there. No drinks are sold at the venue at this stage.
Sound: JBL 15” plus QSC 12” K12.2 front of house with 18” active subs, four JBL/Yamaha foldback speakers. Behringer X Air XR18 digital mixer. Concerts are filmed and a Rode microphone is used for audio. Multi-channel audio is also collected and mixed after the concert. All video and audio is freely available to artists if required.
Lighting: Led spots and par cans with retro floor lamps.