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Precise, driven, and dynamic; Chris Coté communicates well, is extremely personable and “Does Not Suck". An experienced stage manager, guitar tech, live sound engineer, tour / merchandise manager and visual artist, Chris is prepared to tackle all productions with a deft hand. 


Fall 2018Present
Liz Phair

Stage Manager, Guitar & Backline Tech

• Coordinated daily load in, stage installation, changeover, and load out for full backline while managing multiple stagehands in both club & festival environments. 
• Executed thirteen tuning & capo changes for multiple performers throughout each show. 
• Performed routine maintenance and repairs of all guitars, bass, and amplifier equipment. 
• Set daily monitor mixes for artist IEM pack.

Vans Warped Tour2018

Stage Manager, Guitar & Backline Tech, Playback & RF Engineer

• Coordinated daily load in, stage installation, changeover, and load-out of 44 input backline while managing multiple stagehands. 
• Performed routine maintenance and repairs of guitar & drum equipment. 
• Oversaw playback setup, stage patching, and engineering during live show through Ableton, Log Mainstage, and Radial hardware.
• Coordinated RF signals for wireless mics & IEM packs with parallel stages utilizing Shure Wireless Workbench & hardware.


Tour Production & Merchandise

• Merchandise Manager & Driver: Roosevelt  | West Coast (12.18)    • Tour Manager, Stage Manager, Visuals: VOWWS | US 2018 Tour 
• Backline Tech, Merchandise: A Place To Bury Strangers | SXSW (2018)
• Merchandise Manager: VOWWS | US (2016-2017)
• Tour Manager, Guitar Tech: A Faylene Sky | US Tour (1.13-3.13)

Apr. 2017Sep. 2018
The Black Angels

Merchandise Manager

• East Coast Death March Tour (Apr-May 2017)
• European Death March Tour (Sept. 2017)
• West Coast Death March Tour (Oct. 2017)
• European Summer Tour (Merch + Asst. Backline Tech) (Aug-Sept. 2018)

Spaceland Presents

FOH & Monitors Engineer

• House Engineer at Resident DTLA.
• Completed multiple live engineering apprenticeships at The Echo, Echoplex + Resident DTLA.
• Responsible for handing both monitor & front of house mixes utilizing proficiency in AVID VENUE SC38, SC48, Behringer X32 consoles.