“No one should have to tolerate a smoking environment for any reason. This includes the performers up there working, the audience and fans wanting to hear them and any crew providing the technical, audio and lighting support to make the show happen. Here’s to a smoke free musical experience for all!”

Producer/engineer LENISE BENT is one of the first women audio engineers, a post production audio professional, and a long-standing voting member of NARAS and the Producers & Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy as well as many other important audio organizations, including the Audio Engineering Society and SoundGirls.