Stage Setup

In-House PA System & Stage Crew

2 x HK Audio Projector

8 x 18" Subwoofers

2 x 12" Speakers

2 x 2" Driver

4 x Foldback Monitors

Each side has four horn-loaded 18" subwoofers with 600 watts RMS complimented by a 12" speaker and 2" driver combination to deliver that mighty low-end punch as well as the essential clean and crisp mid/highs.

We have an in-house stage crew including sound engineers and lighting techs. Bands/artists wishing to bring their own tech & sound crew can do so however will require prior consent from the Venue or Event Manager.  

Sound Mixing

Mixing Desk & Lighting

32 Channel Digital Desk 

Controlled via X32 touch or iPad

DJ Equipment 

2x Pioneer Decks

SoundSwitch Digital Lighting Workstation

Professional Stage lighting including Par 56 cans, LED spots and Martin intelligent moving head spots

Wireless Instrument and Microphone Packs Available on request. If you have any additional or specific equipment needs this can be discussed with our in-house stage crew in advance.


Load-In & Security

Venue38 stage access is street level on Boswell Park through double fire doors leading to stage left. Performing bands and artists will have access to a private dressing room/band space which is covered by security. Alcoholic beverages not purchase on the premises are not permitted in the venue. Food is also not permitted unless by prior arrangement have been authorised by management. Please note that any damages caused to the dressing room will not be tolerated and will be charged to the promoter or band/artists once a full assessment has been completed.

Our security team varies as we tailor our team to suit every event with extra stewards available with advance notice to accommodate special requests such as meet & greets. Our security is outsourced to B-Secure who we trust to keep our patrons safe and protected at all times while visiting our venue. B-Secure are SIA badged and one of Scotland's leading security specialists priding themselves in providing a professional and friendly service of the highest standard. No other personnel is permitted to deal with the public inside the venue and any concerns should be brought to the attention of security staff or the venue Manager.

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Whether you are a professional touring band or an up and coming talent, Venue38 can provide a purpose built stage including a professional PA installation and on stage DI boxes, fold back monitors and a purpose built lighting rig including fixed lighting LED's, par cans and moving head spots all centrally controlled from our mixing booth. Any additional or specific equipment needs can be discussed with our in-house sound and lighting crew before the event by contacting