A Berkshire County Audio, Lighting & Video Display Services Company.

Based in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Encore Audio Event Services provides professionally staffed audio, lighting and video display services. No event is too small or large- we provide our services for bands, music venues, theater productions and corporate events.

Darren O'Brien, the proprietor of Encore Audio Event Services, has been an Audio Engineer at the prestigious Colonial Theater for the past 14 years, working with many internationally-known touring artists. He also provides audio support to many other well-known venues based in the Berkshires such as, The Clark Art Institute, Edith Wharton's estate- The Mount, The Berkshire Museum, Hancock Shaker Village and a host of others. 

Darren and Encore Audio Event Services brings over 25+ years of diverse professional experience providing live sound for many Grammy-nominated internationally-known recording artists, music venues, festivals, and Broadway-style theater productions, to your event.

Darren also has many years of stage experience starting at just 15 years old as a touring vocalist and has performed with many well-known bands throughout the Northeast and opened shows for many internationally known touring artists. 

Below are just a few photos of some of the performers Darren has worked with. 

Click here to view a full list of venues, promoters, and performers he has worked with.

Darren at The Colonial Theater.

Darren singing with his band at a Berkshire nightclub.

Darren and Chris Robinson from The Black Crows after mixing his show with The Chris Robinson Brotherhood.

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"Squaring off" with Tony Trischka after mixing his show at Hancock Shaker Village in Hancock, MA. This is what happens when musicians don't get enough sleep before a show! ;)

Darren with Dom Flemons (A Grammy award winning folk artist and founding member of the from Carolina Chocolate Drops) after mixing his show.

Darren hanging with Karen O from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs hanging after mixing her show.

Darren and Martin Sexton after mixing his solo show.

Darren with Barry Goudreau and Sib Hashian from the band Boston after mixing their show.

Darren with Ed from Live, Leigh from Sixpence None The Richer & Art from Everclear after mixing their Broken Strings performance.

Darren and Rick Springfield after mixing monitors for his show.

Darren and Colin Hay (from Men At Work) after his show.

Darren and Ricky Byrd (Guitarist for Joan Jett, Ian Hunter, Roger Daltrey) after mixing his show at a private event along with Liberty DeVitto (next photo).

Darren and Liberty Devitto (Drummer for Billy Joel, Paul McCartney, Stevie Nicks, John Mellencamp, Bob Seegar and Elton John) after mixing his show at a private event.

Darren and comedian Jim Breuer after mixing his show.

Darren and comedian Colin Quinn (from MTV/Saturday Night Live) after mixing his show.

Darren with the ladies of Lez Zeppelin (An all female tribute to Led Zeppelin. They kill it!!!

Darren and a friend with Richie Havens after mixing his show.

Darren and The Blanks (Ted's Band from the TV show Scrubs) after mixing their show.

Darren and Pat DiNizio (vocalist for The Smithereens) after mixing their show.

Darren and Roger McGuinn (co-founder of The Byrds) after mixing his show.

Darren with Blues great James Montgomery after mixing his show.

Darren and Tom Rush after mixing his show.


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