At Home, On the Road, It's a Family Affair

Johnson, Heather
October 2007
Mix;Oct2007, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p124
The article describes sound and music production for the performances of singer Martina McBride with front-of-house engineer and husband John McBride. Both have managed to balance rewarding careers with family life and are able to work together on concerts. John's preference for sound production is the Clair Bros. i4 line array system which has loudspeakers and other features.


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