I can show up, with a system set up, tuned to the room. Soundcheck the band(s) and work a total of 4-5 hours (as long as the PA guys have got it right) for €150 - €200.
Slightly less money, for quite a bit more stress. Especially if things start going wrong.
I Prefer tracking, editing, and mixing, just a personal preferance.
Although editing for long periods makes me feel