Music Event Hirer Info

Which of 107’s spaces are set up for music events?

The Performance Space is set up for larger music and performance events with a P/A, 16 channel mixer, lighting rig, projector and screen already in the space. The Rooftop Garden and Conference Room works well for smaller acoustic or amplified gigs with a more intimate experience. Exhibition Space 1 and Exhibition Space 2 are sometimes available depending on our exhibition schedule, these spaces are large and open and have worked well with small amplified and acoustic setups. 107 Social is also good for DJs and small ensembles before the main gig.

What is the capacity of the workshop and education spaces? 

The ground floor of 107 (Exhibition Space 1, Exhibition Space 2, and the Performance Space) has a maximum capacity of 125 persons. The Performance Space on the ground floor has a maximum of 100 persons. The Conference Room and Rooftop Garden has a capacity of maximum 55 persons.

What kind of in house tech. does 107 have?

Here’s a link to out Tech List.

What time can I access the space for sound check?

Standard access is from 5pm.

Can I book the space for rehearsals prior to performances?

Yes, just let us know when you would like to rehearse on your application form.

Does 107 have an in house backline available to use?

Not currently.

Does 107 have an in-house sound and lighting technician?

107 organises our preferred sound technicians for music events, the cost is split 50/50 between 107 and the hirer. You may provide your own sound technician on request and proof of proficiency.

Lighting technicians will need to be organised by the hirer if specific lighting is required.

Do I get a cut from bar takings?

Nope, proceeds from bar sales go directly back into keeping the venue operating, and to keep hire costs down.

Does 107 provide front of house, event, or ticketing staff?

No, you will need to provide the staffing you need to run your event (excluding bar staff). Don’t forget a cash float for tickets on the door

Does 107 provide a rider for performers?

Not as such, though performers and artists are entitled to generous discounts from 107 Social’s food and drink menu.

Do I need Public Liability Insurance?

Yes, as an event organiser hiring a venue you should hold public liability insurance to a minimum value of $10 million. Check out this webpage from Duck for Cover for more info about insurance and venue hire.