Chris Payeur

Most recently as the Production & Sound Manager for The North Door, in addition to other freelance audio work, Chris Payeur is a live sound engineer who has experience as both Front of House & Monitor Engineer. She has also worked in stage and tour management, audio mastering and editing and lead live sound for various venues, tours, and festivals.  Chris also wrote, taught, and launched the first college-accredited Live Sound class in the nation for Austin Community College. 

Her experience includes:

VENUES: Mercury/Parish, Emo’s, The Ghost Room, Frank, The North Door, 04 Center

SUB POP RECORDS:  Sound Engineer, Tour Manager, and Stage Manager

NOMAD SOUND:  Lead sound engineer, front of house, monitors, & patch

FREELANCE:  Spoon, Explosions in the Sky, The Black Angels, Tortoise, Sebadoh, Shinyribs, Iron & Wine, Glen Hansard, Okkervil River, Shearwater, Montopolis, and many more

FESTIVALS:  Lollapalooza, ACL, SXSW, Austin Psych Fest/Levitation, All Tomorrow’s Parties, Desert Daze, Old Settler’s Music Fest, Art Outside, Tour De Fat and many more

In a brief interview, we will get to know a little bit more about Chris’ life and discuss some of her insights for live performers from the perspective of a production professional.