A step by step guide for the everyday person wanting to learn how to mix live sound for a band or a show. This fact filled guide gives you the foundation you need to become a great audio engineer. This book is written as a basic guide to help the everyday person serve as a great audio technician. The book has been laid out to first help you to understand the equipment involved and how to properly use the equipment. The book is written as a beginners guide helping you to understand the majority of equipment and how to best use it to make a great mix. If you follow this book and the principles outlined, you will learn something and become a better audio engineer. Almost anyone, including those with little to no technical or audio know how can become a great audio engineer by following the simple information and principles outlined in this book.