Hi all, I went to a show at a big arena (around 10,00 seat set up sort of like a sports stadium) and while I was there I noticed something a little strange about the overall low end sound. In the first act the kick drum was extremely boomy and loud and completely dominated the mix, especially in bass frequencies. The only thing that you could really hear and define apart from the drums was the lead singer, and the only time the bass was audible and discernible was when the kick dropped out (the bass also had a lot of highs rolled off). It made me wonder is this common in live sound in big shows like this? Some rooms are ringy at certain frequencies and there is nothing you can do about it but at this show I really couldn't hear any bass behind the kick drum (probably because it was EQd at similar frequencies to the kick and was just softer in the mix). I am sure that I felt the bass and with out it there might be something lacking in the sound but I really could not define anything she was playing except for when there wasn't any kick drum. For the headlining band there were different engineers I am assuming and they tightened up the kick drum sound and it wasn't as dominant, still couldn't hear bass that well but it was slightly more present. The second group was also more old school funk whereas the first one was a newer pop group which could have been the reason for different sounds. Anyway I guess I was just surprised because I've never heard so little bass in my life. Has anyone else experienced similar things at this type of show?