BACKSTAGE RIDER: Divas

Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand is so security conscious that she wants a police K-9 team to sweep arenas before she performs. Streisand's security requirements--which include metal detectors at all doors--are detailed here in an excerpt from her 2006 tour rider.

The "thorough inspection" by the K-9 team, which is required before the singer's pre-show sound check, is presumably geared toward discovering explosive devices. (2 pages)

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