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416 S. 9th St - Boise, ID 83702

Tech Specs

Knitting Factory
416 South 9th
Boise, ID 83702
208.343.8883 ext. 200 Box Office Message Line
208.343.8883 ext. 103 General Manager
208.343.8883 ext. 105 Production Manager
208.343.8884 Fax Line

General Information
The Knitting Factory Concert House has a 999-person capacity depending on stage and seating.

All videotaping requests must be advanced with Knitting Factory at least 3 days prior to the show date. A release or contract must be signed for any videotaping. Knitting Factory reserves the right to use any videotape taken on the premises. There may be fees associated with videotaping, which are the sole responsibility of the person videotaping the event.

All photographers and members of the press must obtain clearance from our Marketing Department. Our Marketing Director can be reached at 208.343.8883 ext. 115.

All guest-lists are due by 4 pm the day of the show.

The Knitting Factory Concert House requires that current Stage and Lighting Plots, Input Lists, Backline and Hospitality Riders be provided in advance directly to the Production Manager.

Closed Circuit video will be broadcast in-house only.

Production Specifications

Production Advance:
Contact Production Manager at 208.343.8883 ext. 105 for advance. PM may also be reached at 208.794.1004. Load-in, Catering, etc., must be advanced with the Production Manager. Nothing is to be assumed from riders.

Load-in & Parking:
Load in off of 9th street. One lane of traffic must be closed for bus or semi-truck load-in. This must be advanced 5 working days before show. Traffic cannot be blocked for more than a 2 hour period, unless approved by the Production Manager.

Bus w/Trailer- Load to street, ramp up to loading dock.

Semi-Truck- Load to street, ramp up to loading dock.

Freight elevator to get to stage level.
Elevator Door: 7’H x 4’W.
Elevator interior 7.5’H x 5.8′ W x 8’D elevator

Bobtail – Advance with Production Manager
Bus – Advance with Production Manager
Semi-Truck – Advance with Production Manager

Restrictions: Load-In is off of a busy downtown street, all load-ins must be advanced. Parking for busses and trucks is off site.
We are located in the heart of Downtown Boise, so parking is extremely limited. Please advance with Production Manager the number and type of vehicles you will be in.

Dressing Room:
16′ X 25′, Stage Right
Holds 10 people comfortably. Includes a  refrigerator, and comfortable furniture. Bathroom is located in the adjacent hallway.

10’ X 15’, Adjacent To Production Manager’s Office
Holds 6 people comfortably. Includes a TV, refrigerator, and comfortable furniture. Bathroom is located directly across the hall. This dressing room is typically reserved for the headlining act.

20’ X 25’, Directly Behind The Stage
Can be used for a third dressing room, or for band and crew catering.


Front of house is located on the second level mezzanine of the venue. Consoles cannot be located on the first level due to City of Boise Fire Code.

FOH Specs

Console: Midas Pro2
Main Speakers: L-Acoustics KARA (12)
Subs: L-Acoustics SB28 (8)
Main Amps: L-Acoustics LA8
Sub Amps: L-Acoustics LA8
Front Fills: L-Acoustics ARCS Wide (2)

MON Specs

Console:Midas Pro2
Monitors: L-Acoustics 115XT (8)
Drum Sub: L-Acoustics SB18 (1)

Monitor Power: L-Acoustics LA4 (5)

All dynamic processing (Compression and gating) is done via Midas Pro2 console.

Reverb & Delay:
All reverb and delay processing is done via Midas Pro2 console.

2 MP3 player lines available at FOH.

Graphic EQ’s
All graphic EQ’s for monitor mixes is done via Midas Pro2 console.

Snakes, Subsnakes and Mic Cables
56-Channel Whirlwind Supertour 3-way Iso Split Snake w/ 5 custom integrated 12-channel subsnakes and Patchmaster patching system.

Misc. Audio

Industry standard assortment of Mics, Stands, and Cables.

Stage Power
5 20 amp stage drops with two quad boxes on each drop

Lighting Power

400 Amp Company Switch with Camlock or bare-lead tie-in

Audio Power</stron

200 Amp Company Switch with Camlock or bare-lead tie-in


HES Hedgehog 4

Conventional Lights
Chauvet COLORado 1 Quad Zooms (28)
8 LED Lekos

2 ETC  Dimmer Racks (6 Channels each)

Intelligent Lighting
6 Chauvet Rogue Two (Moving lights)
4 Elation PROTRON LED Strobe

Haze and Fog Machines
Ultratec Radiance Hazer
All hazers or foggers must be positioned and run with the approval of the Lighting Director.

Backline Equipment:
Backline availability per advance with Production Manager

Our stage can be configured to any size needed, from 4’ x 8’, all the way up to 24’ x 36’. Our roof height is 19.5’ from floor to ceiling, and 15.5’ from stage deck to ceiling.

From I-84 East, take the Broadway Exit , go to West Front Street, go left on West front Follow to 9th Street, go left on 9th Load-in is a loading dock on the left, directly after Broad Street (on the left). Main public entrance to the Knitting Factory is in the alley running between Broad and Myrtle Streets, halfway between 8th and 9th Streets.