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News Archive - August 2015

(28/08/2015)

-Lex Products Corp. Launches New Website Dedicated to Cable Crossovers

Lex Products Corp. Launches New Website Dedicated to Cable Crossovers

Lex Products announces the launch of powerrampsbylex.com, a new website devoted to educating customers on the quality and value of Lex Products' five-channel heavy-duty PowerRAMPS. These cable crossovers are used in the ...More

(28/08/2015)

-LynTec Expands RPC Panel Lineup to Support More Circuit Breakers Per Panel

LynTec Expands RPC Panel Lineup to Support More Circuit Breakers Per Panel

LynTec, a manufacturer of electrical power control solutions for professional audio, video, and lighting systems, announces it has added three new circuit count panels to its RPC line of remote-control breaker panels. The new panels ...More

(28/08/2015)

-WorldStage Provides 3D Projection Mapping, AV, and Lighting Support for "Klick Ideas Exchange 2015"

WorldStage Provides 3D Projection Mapping, AV, and Lighting Support for "Klick Ideas Exchange 2015"

When Toronto-based digital marketing agency Klick Health held "Klick Ideas Exchange 2015" in Philadelphia, WorldStage was on hand to provide AV and lighting support as well as complex 3D projection mapping for artist John Ensor ...More

(28/08/2015)

-The Psychedelic Furs Go Rogue on the Fly with Squeek Lights and Chauvet

The Psychedelic Furs Go Rogue on the Fly with Squeek Lights and Chauvet

Since their inception in 1977, the Psychedelic Furs have never shied away from making sharp musical turns. Much to the delight of their fans, the legendary UK rockers have weaved like a speedboat from austere art rock to new wave, to ...More

(28/08/2015)

-Bandit Lights Shine on Shinedown Summer Tour

Bandit Lights Shine on Shinedown Summer Tour

American hard-rock band Shinedown recently wrapped their summer tour with lighting provided by Bandit Lites. After celebrating their ninth number one single with "Cut the Cord" off their upcoming studio album Threat to SurvivalMore

(28/08/2015)

-Alford Media Covers QuakeCon With Martin Audio MLA

Alford Media Covers QuakeCon With Martin Audio MLA

Alford Media Services recently deployed a Martin Audio MLA Compact system at QuakeCon, a four-day gaming get-together at the Hotel Anatole in Dallas, Texas.
QuakeCon, often described as the "Woodstock of Gaming," features ...
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(28/08/2015)

-Logic Systems Sound Hits a Home Run with NEXO and Yamaha

Logic Systems Sound Hits a Home Run with NEXO and Yamaha

Ballpark Village is a premiere entertainment district in the heart of St. Louis' central business district and adjacent to Busch Stadium. It is the first ever sports anchored, multi-phased mixed-use development venue close to the stadium ...More

(28/08/2015)

-PixelFLEX Hits the Stage with the "Electric Tundra" EDM Concert at the University at Buffalo

PixelFLEX Hits the Stage with the "Electric Tundra" EDM Concert at the University at Buffalo

Striving to make the undergraduate student experience as fulfilling as possible, the University at Buffalo Student Association hosts a series of memorable events throughout the year. As the organization got set to produce the EDM concert "E ...More

(28/08/2015)

-Danley Sound Labs Moves First Baptist Church Claremore

Danley Sound Labs Moves First Baptist Church Claremore

By offering both a "classic" service and a "connect" service every Sunday, First Baptist Church in Claremore, Oklahoma has been hugely successful in building its congregation. Both services are big productions. The "classic" service ...More

(28/08/2015)

-Clay Paky on Tour with Mario Biondi

Clay Paky on Tour with Mario Biondi

Mario Biondi is one of the few Italian artists who can claim some sort of esteem and saleability outside Italy, perhaps on account of the characteristics of his kind of music, or perhaps because he sings in English. ...More

(28/08/2015)

-A Tall Order for ETC Source Four LED CYC with Dutch Touring Opera

A Tall Order for ETC Source Four LED CYC with Dutch Touring Opera

At 82' wide and 33' high, the cyclorama for the Nederlandse Reisopera (Dutch Touring Opera)'s touring production of Orphée et Eurydice was always going to be a tall order to light, especially because the company's limited budget ...More

(28/08/2015)

-Nashville Stops in Fresno with Good Company Players Looking Better than Ever

Nashville Stops in Fresno with Good Company Players Looking Better than Ever

Thanks to the generous support of Clint Higham, president of Morris Higham Management, and the expertise of David Haskell, president of Morris Light and Sound of Nashville, Good Company Players has upgraded its ...More

(27/08/2015)

-PLASA Show 2015 Makes Last Call For Free Visitor Registration

PLASA Show 2015 Makes Last Call For Free Visitor Registration

August 31 is the last day that visitors can pre-register for free entry to PLASA Show 2015, the UK's premier business event for the live entertainment technology industry. International pre-registrations are at their highest level ...More

(27/08/2015)

-PLASA Panel at LDI 2015 on Dealers, Reps, and Manufacturers

PLASA Panel at LDI 2015 on Dealers, Reps, and Manufacturers

PLASA, the leading trade association for entertainment technology industry, is producing a unique event at LDI2015 on October 22nd called "Demystifying the Sales Channel: Explaining the Relationship Between Dealers, Reps and ...More

(27/08/2015)

-Jim Niesel Returns to Theatre Projects

Jim Niesel Returns to Theatre Projects

Theatre Projects welcomes Jim Niesel back as their newest project manager and theatre equipment/audio-video designer. Niesel began his theatre consulting career at Theatre Projects back in 2001 before joining Arup in 2007, ...More

(27/08/2015)

-AKG by Harman Joins Tiësto and Your Shot USA to Train a New Wave of DJs

AKG by Harman Joins Tiësto and Your Shot USA to Train a New Wave of DJs

As part of an expanded partnership with famed DJ, Tiësto, AKG by Harman announces that it will support Your Shot USA to develop new DJ talent. Launched six years ago in Australia, Your Shot has helped nurture and ...More

(27/08/2015)

-LEDucation Issues "Call for Speakers" for the Special 10th Anniversary Event

LEDucation Issues "Call for Speakers" for the Special 10th Anniversary Event

The Designers Lighting Forum of New York has officially opened the "Call for Speakers" to be considered to present at LEDucation 10 on March 3 - 4, 2016. LEDucation will be celebrating its 10th year as the largest tabletop ...More

(27/08/2015)

-The Clay Paky Team Welcomes Alfonso Zarate Takano

The Clay Paky Team Welcomes Alfonso Zarate Takano

Alfonso Zarate Takano is the new Clay Paky area manager for the Asia Pacific region (APAC), comprising all countries in the Far East, South Asia, and Oceania. He will report operationally to sales manager Alberico D'Amato, ...More

(27/08/2015)

-Hoist UK Moves to New 10,000-Sq.-Ft. Unit

Hoist UK Moves to New 10,000-Sq.-Ft. Unit

Lifting equipment specialists Hoist UK and sister company Truss UK have recently moved to bigger premises, significantly increasing the size of their previous facilities. The new offices, workshop, and warehouse are still ...More

(27/08/2015)

-Blake Augsburger Introduces Harman Professional Solutions Leadership Team

Blake Augsburger Introduces Harman Professional Solutions Leadership Team

Blake Augsburger, executive vice president and president of Harman Professional Solutions Division, announces his new leadership team as part of the division's recently announced customer-centric organizational model. The new ...More

(27/08/2015)

-Philips Vari-Lite VL4000 BeamWash Luminaires Rock AC/DC at Wembley

Philips Vari-Lite VL4000 BeamWash Luminaires Rock AC/DC at Wembley

For over 30 years AC/DC fans have demanded high octane, big-bang punch from their live experience and this year the band's Rock or Bust tour did not disappoint. Set designer Ray Winkler joined forces with lighting designer ...More

(27/08/2015)

-Robbie Williams' Let Me Entertain You 2015 Tour Takes d3 Around the World

Robbie Williams' Let Me Entertain You 2015 Tour Takes d3 Around the World

Once again, d3 Technologies' d3 media platform is on the road with British singer/songwriter Robbie Williams as he circles the globe on his 11th and latest world tour. The d3 creative software suite and servers were deployed on ...More

(27/08/2015)

-Tenth Avenue North Hits the Road with Chauvet Professional's Nexus Aw 7x7

Tenth Avenue North Hits the Road with Chauvet Professional's Nexus Aw 7x7

Christian music sensation Tenth Avenue North has never been one to rest on its laurels. After winning the GMA Dove Award "New Artist of the Year" honors in 2009, this group of five talented musicians has fearlessly plowed ahead, ...More

(27/08/2015)

-Alford Media Services Grows Inventory with Eight Luminex GigaCore 16Xt Switches

Alford Media Services Grows Inventory with Eight Luminex GigaCore 16Xt Switches

Alford Media Services, Inc. in Coppell, Texas has added eight Luminex GigaCore 16Xt to its inventory. The systems are currently used to manage two Yamaha CL5 console packages and the Dante protocol for projects ...More

(27/08/2015)

-Theatre in Review: A Delicate Ship (The Playwrights Realm/Peter Jay Sharp Theater)

Theatre in Review: A Delicate Ship (The Playwrights Realm/Peter Jay Sharp Theater)

If you're at home with the one you love on Christmas Eve and the doorbell rings, don't answer it. That's the moral I took away from A Delicate Ship, a rather implausible three-hander about what to do when the past ...More

(27/08/2015)

-Theatre in Review: Whorl Inside a Loop (Second Stage)

Theatre in Review: Whorl Inside a Loop (Second Stage)

If you're looking for a sheer explosion of talent, you can't do much better than Whorl Inside a Loop, in which half a dozen black actors bring to life a roomful of convicts with lively, funny, harrowing, and thoroughly ...More

(26/08/2015)

-The Knight of Illumination Awards 2015 Reveals Concert Touring and Events Shortlist

The Knight of Illumination Awards 2015 Reveals Concert Touring and Events Shortlist

The judging panel of the Knight of Illumination Awards 2015 Concert Touring and Events category has announced its shortlisted designers for the prestigious ceremony this autumn.
Hailed by the Guardian as "the lighting ...
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(26/08/2015)

-Chauvet Professional Brings New Products to PRO 2015

Chauvet Professional Brings New Products to PRO 2015

From a tiny hybrid moving head fixture that blasts out concert-scale brightness and dazzling effects, to a "smart" relay pack that can actually trim the cost of running LED fixtures, Chauvet Professional will be showing innovations ...More

(26/08/2015)

-Columbus McKinnon Universal Trolley Offering Now Includes Two-Speed Models

Columbus McKinnon Universal Trolley Offering Now Includes Two-Speed Models

Increasing the versatility of its CM Universal Trolley offering, Columbus McKinnon Corporation, a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of material handling products, has further expanded its CM Universal Trolley portfolio with the ...More

(26/08/2015)

-Brandi Vold Joins Rose Brand Sales Team

Brandi Vold Joins Rose Brand Sales Team

Rose Brand announces that Brandi Vold is the newest member of its sales team. Vold's professional background includes over 14 years of sales and management experience in a variety of fields. Josh Jacobstein, executive ...More

(26/08/2015)

-A.C. Lighting Inc. Receives 2015 CITT Supplier Achievement Award

A.C. Lighting Inc. Receives 2015 CITT Supplier Achievement Award

Toronto-based North American entertainment technologies reseller, A.C. Lighting Inc., has been honored by the Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology with its 2015 CITT Supplier (Corporate) Achievement Award. ...More

(26/08/2015)

-HSL Invests £2 Million in New Lighting Gear

HSL Invests £2 Million in New Lighting Gear

UK lighting and visual rental specialist HSL has invested well over £2 million in new lighting gear -- primarily moving lights, LED fixtures, and control -- to help service its busy summer season.
Managing director Simon Stuart< ...
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(26/08/2015)

-Sound Image Chooses VUE for Two CMA Music Festival Stages

Sound Image Chooses VUE for Two CMA Music Festival Stages

Originally known as Fan Fair, a meet-and-greet event for local music fans in Nashville, the CMA Music Festival has evolved into major annual party with attendees from all 50 states and upwards of 20 foreign countries. ...More

(26/08/2015)

-Clay Paky Fixtures and grandMA2 light Console Head Out on Sublime with Rome's Summer Tour

Clay Paky Fixtures and grandMA2 light Console Head Out on Sublime with Rome's Summer Tour

Sublime with Rome has hit the road for a North American summer tour featuring 37 concerts coast to coast. Lighting designer Scott Warner of Karate Pinky Visual Design, LLC, Pittsburgh, has selected Clay Paky Sharpys, ...More

(26/08/2015)

-Rush's R40 Live Tour Features Philips Vari-Lite Series 4000 Luminaires

Rush's R40 Live Tour Features Philips Vari-Lite Series 4000 Luminaires

With more than 40 million records sold worldwide, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee trio of Rush first hit the music scene in the early 1970s and is one of the most iconic rock bands today. As they prepared to launch their latest ...More

(26/08/2015)

-Thomas Rhett on Tour with Bandit Lites

Thomas Rhett on Tour with Bandit Lites

Country star Thomas Rhett is out on tour with a lighting package provided by Bandit Lites. The mutli-Platinum singer is currently lighting up the music charts with the Top 10 and climbing hit "Crash and Burn," the first single of ...More

(26/08/2015)

-Community Audio System at Lynn Stadium Provides Even Coverage for Sell-Out Crowds

Community Audio System at Lynn Stadium Provides Even Coverage for Sell-Out Crowds

Billed as "The Nation's most spectacular college soccer facility," Dr. Mark and Cindy Lynn Stadium at the University of Louisville features seating for more than 5,300 soccer fans, a 15,500-sq.-ft. training center, a large video scoreboard ...More

(26/08/2015)

-Elation SixPars Light New Stage Art Structure at Santa Monica Pier

Elation SixPars Light New Stage Art Structure at Santa Monica Pier

Santa Monica Pier hosts one of LA's favorite summer concert series, the Twilight Concert Series, as well as a host of other events. This year, the Pier boasts a new stage with unique overhead structure; a remarkable work of art illuminated ...More

(26/08/2015)

-Theatre in Review: Sense of an Ending (59E59)

Theatre in Review: Sense of an Ending (59E59)

Playwright Ken Urban takes on the Hobbesian nightmare of the Rwanda genocide in Sense of an Ending, a kind of moral detective drama that manages to be simultaneously gripping and ultimately unsatisfying. Give him ...More

(25/08/2015)

-Jeff Awards Nominees Announced

Jeff Awards Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 47th Annual Equity Jeff Awards were announced August 21. The ceremony, celebrating professional theatre produced within the immediate Chicago area, will be held October 5 at Drury Lane Oakbrook, 100 Drury Lane, ...More

(25/08/2015)

-4Wall Named to Inc. 5000 for Sixth Consecutive Year

4Wall Named to Inc. 5000 for Sixth Consecutive Year

For a sixth consecutive year, 4Wall Entertainment Lighting was named to the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing privately held companies in the US.
4Wall posted a three year growth rate of 67% to earn yet ...
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(25/08/2015)

-Symetrix Adds Trio of New Control Options for SymNet DSPs

Symetrix Adds Trio of New Control Options for SymNet DSPs

Following the launch of SymNet Composer 4.1, Symetrix has bolstered its control and command offering for SymNet open architecture Dante-scalable DSPs with the addition of three new control options. ...More

(25/08/2015)

-Preworks Announces Sale of 500th HES Solaspot Pro 1500

Preworks Announces Sale of 500th HES Solaspot Pro 1500

Preworks, AED Distribution, and High End Systems announce the sale of the 500th High End Systems Solaspot Pro 1500 fixture in the German / Austrian / Swiss region. Preworks is the official High End Systems distributor for ...More

(25/08/2015)

-Audinate Opens Asia-Pacific Headquarters in Hong Kong

Audinate Opens Asia-Pacific Headquarters in Hong Kong

Audinate, creator of the media networking solution Dante, announces the opening of a new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong. The office will provide business development, technical sales, and customer support in the ...More

(25/08/2015)

-Paul Williams Joins FIX8Group

Paul Williams Joins FIX8Group

Paul Williams has joined FIX8Group as project director.
Williams joins the team following eight years as managing director of Integrated Audio Visual Ltd -- a company which he built from start up to provide AV services to ...
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(25/08/2015)

-Masque Sound Captivates Audiences with Summer Residency at Williamstown Theatre Festival

Masque Sound Captivates Audiences with Summer Residency at Williamstown Theatre Festival

When some of the theatre world's biggest and brightest stars descended upon Northwest Massachusetts for the 61st season of the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Masque Sound, a theatrical sound reinforcement, installation, and design ...More

(25/08/2015)

-Fineline Lighting Helps Love Save The Day

Fineline Lighting Helps Love Save The Day

Bristol's "Love Saves The Day" Festival moved to the new, expanded location of Eastville Park this year dramatically increasing its capacity from the previous city center site, a move that allowed 27,000 music and fans to enjoy a ...More

(25/08/2015)

-Canada's Prospera Center Arena Counts on Lectrosonics ASPEN to Optimize Operation of their Sound System

Canada's Prospera Center Arena Counts on Lectrosonics ASPEN to Optimize Operation of their Sound System

British Columbia-based Sound Solutions, Inc. recently installed a Lectrosonics SPN1624 ASPEN Series DSP Audio Processor at Prospera Center, the sports arena that is home to the British Columbia Hockey League's Chilliwack ...More

(25/08/2015)

-The Sound of Illuzion -- Outline's Sonic Quality Chosen for Unique Venue in Thailand

The Sound of Illuzion -- Outline's Sonic Quality Chosen for Unique Venue in Thailand

As well as its beaches, Patong, the most famous resort on Phuket (Thailand's largest island), is also famous for its bustling nightlife, with hundreds of restaurants and venues of all types.
One of the most recent additions is the ...
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(25/08/2015)

-Robe for Innibos 2015 Festival

Robe for Innibos 2015 Festival

The main stage for the 2015 Innibos arts festival -- one of the largest Afrikaans events in South Africa drawing over 107,000 people over five days -- staged at Hoërskool Bergvlam in Nelspruit, was lit for the eighth year by Pretoria-based ...More

(25/08/2015)

-St. Bridget Catholic Church Solves Acoustic Challenges with Renkus-Heinz Iconyx

St. Bridget Catholic Church Solves Acoustic Challenges with Renkus-Heinz Iconyx

Founded in 1946, St. Bridget Catholic Church dedicated its current building in 1988. The 1,000-seat sanctuary's original sound system, installed behind panels above the altar area, was typical for its day, but never really addressed the ...More

(24/08/2015)

-DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics, and Sound Devices to Host Regional Sound Summit Event in Atlanta

DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics, and Sound Devices to Host Regional Sound Summit Event in Atlanta

Sound Summit Atlanta is taking place on Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 3:00 to 8:00pm at the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 479 headquarters in Atlanta. A collaborative presentation from DP ...More

(24/08/2015)

- Yamaha CL/QL V3.1 and StageMix 5.1 Now Available

	Yamaha CL/QL V3.1 and StageMix 5.1 Now Available

Yamaha Corporation Japan has today announced that firmware update Version 3.1 is now available for the CL and QL Series Digital Mixing Consoles, adding a number of new features including control of the RSio64-D, or "bento box," ...More

(24/08/2015)

-Lighting Artist Marilyn Lowey Announces The Dark Side of Her Broom Gallery Show

Lighting Artist Marilyn Lowey Announces The Dark Side of Her Broom Gallery Show

The Dark Side of Her Broom is a narrative of personal loss and explores the relations between self, abstraction, and illusion. As the works envelop visitors in a choreography of moving light and shadows, the thousands of smaller ...More

(24/08/2015)

-Texas Scenic Company Announces Organizational and Management Changes

Texas Scenic Company Announces Organizational and Management Changes

Steve Surratt, COO/GM at Texas Scenic Company in San Antonio, Texas, announces the following organizational and management changes at Texas Scenic:
Hien Luong, industry veteran and vice president of engineering, ...
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(24/08/2015)

-Clay Paky Fixtures and grandMA2 Consoles Hit the Road with Derek and Julianne Hough's Move Live on Tour

Clay Paky Fixtures and grandMA2 Consoles Hit the Road with Derek and Julianne Hough's Move Live on Tour

Choreographers, actors, and dance champions Derek and Julianne Hough have taken their Dancing with the Stars expertise on the road for a second year in a row with their dynamic show, Move Live on Tour 2015. Lighting designer < ...More

(24/08/2015)

-Production Company Uses FBT for High-Profile Acts

Production Company Uses FBT for High-Profile Acts

Steve Franseen considers his company, Mountain West Production Group, to be a home town, grass-roots production company, but there's nothing ordinary about the 400 shows he's producing in Colorado, annually. A sister company ...More

(24/08/2015)

-Powersoft K Series at the Core of the "Desert Underground" with Moontribe Collective

Powersoft K Series at the Core of the &quot;Desert Underground&quot; with Moontribe Collective

Before the dawn of the mainstream, there was the desert underground. The highly passionate, non-commercial Moontribe Collective has been convening since 1993 when a handful of people gathered in the Southern California wilderness to share ...More

(24/08/2015)

-SenovvA Installs Martin Audio System In Caesar's Vista Lounge

SenovvA Installs Martin Audio System In Caesar's Vista Lounge

Caesar's Palace recently upgraded several of its lounges and bars including what is now the new Vista Lounge, a unique immersion experience featuring the latest in video technology along with a sophisticated Martin Audio sound ...More

(24/08/2015)

-GLD Installed in Beijing's Oriental Media Center Theatre

GLD Installed in Beijing's Oriental Media Center Theatre

Allen & Heath's GLD digital system has been installed in the theatre of the new Oriental Media Center building in Beijing, China.
Located in the heart of the CBD business district, the new skyscraper provides office space for ...
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(24/08/2015)

-Projection Studio Helps Maldives Celebrate 50

Projection Studio Helps Maldives Celebrate 50

Working for local technical production and solutions company POP JOY headed by Asad Haneef, London-based large format projection specialist The Projection Studio (TPS) was asked to assist in providing spectacular pitch ...More

(24/08/2015)

-GLP X4 Family on Parade for Volt Lites at Coachella's Sahara

GLP X4 Family on Parade for Volt Lites at Coachella's Sahara

GLP's latest X4 generation of premium LED fixtures made its festival debut at the preeminent Coachella Festival in Indio, California recently -- where over two weekends the Sahara Tent hosted an all-star line-up of DJs. ...More

(24/08/2015)

-SHAPESHIFTERs Highlight EDC Festival Arches

SHAPESHIFTERs Highlight EDC Festival Arches

The largest festival in North America, EDC brings 140,000+ attendees for each of its three nights at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The electronic dance music has no shortage of exciting visuals -- among them was the 75 High End SystemsMore

(24/08/2015)

-La Voz Espana Makes A Pointe with BMFLs

La Voz Espana Makes A Pointe with BMFLs

The third edition of La Voz Espana, the Spanish version of the popular TV singing contest was won by an ecstatic Antonio José, coached by singer songwriter Antonio Orozco. The series generated a massive amount of excitement and ...More

(24/08/2015)

-Elation Professional's Platinum SBX / BX Workout at Team Beachbody Coach Summit 2015

Elation Professional's Platinum SBX / BX Workout at Team Beachbody Coach Summit 2015

The popular Beachbody health and fitness brand held its most important coach event of the year July 16-19 in Nashville, and Elation Professional gear was there in force on what is, perhaps surprisingly, production company Visions ...More

(21/08/2015)

-Matthew Griffiths to Step Down as PLASA CEO

Matthew Griffiths to Step Down as PLASA CEO

Matthew Griffiths is stepping down as CEO of PLASA.
In a letter sent to PLASA members today, John Simpson, of White Light and chair of PLASA's governing body, said, "Over the past few months it has become ...
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(21/08/2015)

-Billions in Spending Power at Mediatech Africa 2015

Billions in Spending Power at Mediatech Africa 2015

Mediatech Africa, Africa's only media and entertainment technology expo, attracted thousands of visitors with a combined spending power in the multi-billions this year.
Reflecting the growing focus on broadcast and entertainment ...
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(21/08/2015)

-A.C.T Lighting Promotes Ryan Hindinger to Director of Sales Logistics

A.C.T Lighting Promotes Ryan Hindinger to Director of Sales Logistics

A.C.T Lighting, Inc. announces the promotion of Ryan Hindinger to the new position of director of sales logistics. Hindinger began his career in sales with A.C.T Lighting in 2007; he's a 2006 graduate of Loyola College in ...More

(21/08/2015)

-Solotech Appoints Claude Régimbald as Director of Business Development, Quebec Territory

Solotech Appoints Claude Régimbald as Director of Business Development, Quebec Territory

With a solid experience in the industry, Claude Régimbald founded Specs Audio in 1979, a company he successfully led for more than 30 years. Following the acquisition of Specs Audio by Solotech in 2012, Régimbald spent ...More

(21/08/2015)

-AudioScience Hono AVB Custom is AVnu-Certified

AudioScience Hono AVB Custom is AVnu-Certified

AudioScience, Inc., announces the Hono AVB Custom has been certified by the AVnu Alliance, the industry association that certifies AVB devices for interoperability.
The AVnu Alliance has created compliance test procedures ...
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(21/08/2015)

-TechRig Invests in SGM's Q-7

TechRig Invests in SGM's Q-7

Johannesburg-based TechRig has now joined SGM's rental portfolio in South Africa with the company's initial purchase of the Q-7 flood blind strobe.
As a leading specialist technical solutions agency, TechRig approached SGM' ...
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(21/08/2015)

-RF Venue Supports Wireless for the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park

RF Venue Supports Wireless for the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park series has been a storied New York City tradition since 1952. It offers free and open access to outdoor productions of Shakespeare in Manhattan's Central Park, and features world-class ...More

(21/08/2015)

-Rock Legends KISS Tour Europe with Elation Platinum Beams

Rock Legends KISS Tour Europe with Elation Platinum Beams

One of the world's best-selling bands of all time can still attract a crowd after 40+ years no matter where they play. Complete with full costumes and make-up, KISS recently brought their elaborate live show to Europe this summer, kicking ...More

(21/08/2015)

-Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration Opens New Galleries Featuring AV Support by Electrosonic

Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration Opens New Galleries Featuring AV Support by Electrosonic

The newly-renamed Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration has opened new galleries in the former Kitchen and Laundry Building of the immigrant processing and detention station, which operated from 1892 to 1954 in New York Harbor. ...More

(21/08/2015)

-Chris Lisle Accents Billy Currington Tour with Pixel Mapped Nexus LED Panels

Chris Lisle Accents Billy Currington Tour with Pixel Mapped Nexus LED Panels

Necessity may indeed be the "mother of invention," as the old saying goes, but it can also kick off some very cool lighting looks when it encounters a talented lighting designer like Chris Lisle. Recently, Lisle designed for up-and ...More

(21/08/2015)

-Eiki Projectors Contribute to Vibrant Services at Miami Vineyard Community Church

Eiki Projectors Contribute to Vibrant Services at Miami Vineyard Community Church

As a nondenominational house of worship with a contemporary vibe, Miami Vineyard Community Church is neighborhood-focused and offers its congregation a wide range of programs. Services are engaging and employ both live music and extensive ...More

(21/08/2015)

-Le Mark Floors Tour the UK for the Blood Wedding

Le Mark Floors Tour the UK for the Blood Wedding

Touring England and Scotland with over 40 performances, Le Mark's Harmony floor provided the Blood Wedding with a stunning high gloss floor. Performance after performance, Harmony Gloss remained resilient and easily portable ...More

(21/08/2015)

-Beulah Beach Camp and Retreat Center Outfits New Tabernacle with Hitachi's CP-WX8255 and CP-WX8265 Projectors

Beulah Beach Camp and Retreat Center Outfits New Tabernacle with Hitachi's CP-WX8255 and CP-WX8265 Projectors

Seeking to outfit its newly renovated tabernacle with state-of-the-art display technology, Beulah Beach Camp and Retreat Center in Vermilion, Ohio recently added Hitachi CP-WX8255 and CP-WX8265 3LCD projectors to the 100-year-old ...More

(21/08/2015)

-XL Video Supports The Harmonium Project at the 2015 Edinburgh International Festival

XL Video Supports The Harmonium Project at the 2015 Edinburgh International Festival

To create a spectacular opening for the 2015 Edinburgh International Festival, and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus, 59 Productions, with the Edinburgh International Festival, created The ...More

(21/08/2015)

-DPA Microphones Stays on Tempo with International Keyboard Odyssiad and Festival

DPA Microphones Stays on Tempo with International Keyboard Odyssiad and Festival

International Keyboard Odyssiad and Festival (IKOF), an annual competition dedicated to promoting the next generation of pianists, tasked the recording engineer and producer Mirko Canji with recording the intensive five-day event. ...More

(20/08/2015)

-Theatre Students: Find Potential Grad Schools at LiNK

Theatre Students: Find Potential Grad Schools at LiNK

Student registration is open now for the second annual LiNK theatre grad school recruiting event to be held Nov. 13 - 15 in Atlanta.
LiNK, presented by USITT and SETC, drew 48 colleges and ...
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(20/08/2015)

-Audio Engineering Society Offers Tech Program Details for AES139 Convention New York City

Audio Engineering Society Offers Tech Program Details for AES139 Convention New York City

This year's 139th International AES Convention, October 29 - November 1, 2015, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, is slated to host the most in-depth Technical Program of the year for audio professionals, the company says. ...More

(20/08/2015)

-Shure Introduces ULX-D 900 MHZ Digital Wireless Systems

Shure Introduces ULX-D 900 MHZ Digital Wireless Systems

Shure announces that its ULX-D Digital Wireless Systems are now available in the 900MHz ISM frequency band. Targeted for use where UHF "TV band" spectrum is limited or congested, ULX-D 900MHz features components and accessories ...More

(20/08/2015)

-Rachel Gibney, LC, Jr. Assoc. IALD Promoted to Associate

Rachel Gibney, LC, Jr. Assoc. IALD Promoted to Associate

Available Light announces that Rachel Gibney of the New York City Studio has been promoted to associate in the firm. Rachel, a native Arizonian, first arrived at Available Light as a designer in 2013. Since joining the studio, she ...More

(20/08/2015)

-Listen Technologies Has Presence at The Church Network 2015 59th Annual National Conference

Listen Technologies Has Presence at The Church Network 2015 59th Annual National Conference

A representative from Listen Technologies Corporation, a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of assistive listening products, recently served on a panel at The Church Network 2015 59th Annual National Conference in ...More

(20/08/2015)

-Ashly Audio Hires Ed Czarnecki to the Newly-Created Position of Applications Engineer

Ashly Audio Hires Ed Czarnecki to the Newly-Created Position of Applications Engineer

Ashly Audio, US manufacturer of DSPs, amplifiers, and user control systems, has hired Ed Czarnecki as its applications engineer. Czarnecki will report to Scott Leslie, Ashly's executive vice president, and will wear ...More

(20/08/2015)

-High Resolution Systems Introduces Video Wall Controller that is User Friendly, Browser-Based

High Resolution Systems Introduces Video Wall Controller that is User Friendly, Browser-Based

High Resolution Systems unveiled its Video Wall Controller, offering video wall control and layout building as a software upgrade for the HRS Enterprise-10ss control system. Enterprise is the facility management suite from HRS and ...More

(20/08/2015)

-Philips Joins DWR Distribution for Successful Mediatech Africa 2015

Philips Joins DWR Distribution for Successful Mediatech Africa 2015

Philips' entertainment lighting brands Vari-Lite and Strand Lighting, along with the Showline product range, have enjoyed three successful days at a buzzing Mediatech Africa show in Johannesburg, the company ...More

(20/08/2015)

-Meyer Sound LEOPARD and Constellation Transform Audi Factory into Concert Hall for London Symphony

Meyer Sound LEOPARD and Constellation Transform Audi Factory into Concert Hall for London Symphony

For the 25th Anniversary of Audi's Summer Concert series inside its factory in Ingolstadt, Germany, Meyer Sound LEOPARD linear sound reinforcement and Constellation active acoustic systems formed the foundation of an audio ...More

(20/08/2015)

-Going Green and Getting What You Want

Going Green and Getting What You Want

A recent shipment of ETC Source Four LED Series 2 Lustr arrays has been checked in, tested, and stenciled with the Royce emblem. A compelling demo of the technology last fall by outreach and training specialist Tom Littrell ...More

(20/08/2015)

-Mid-West Rental Company Access Audio Relies on VUE Audiotechnik

Mid-West Rental Company Access Audio Relies on VUE Audiotechnik

VUE Audiotechnik announces that Access Audio, a full-service production company based in Cincinnati, OH, has joined its growing US rental network. Access Audio specializes in professional audio, lighting, video, and ...More

(20/08/2015)

-350 BMFL Blades for Vibrant SG50 Singapore National Day Celebrations

350 BMFL Blades for Vibrant SG50 Singapore National Day Celebrations

Singapore marked the country's 50th Anniversary -- SG50 -- with pride, as celebrations erupted all across the island, culminating in a special National Day Parade (NDP) in the Padang, right in the heart of the city. The NDP show was ...More

(19/08/2015)

-PLASA Technical Standards Program Public Reviews

PLASA Technical Standards Program Public Reviews

Eight PLASA draft standards are in public review. The draft documents, review forms, and instructions for submitting comments may be downloaded from the Technical Standards Program website at More

(19/08/2015)

-Rose Brand Inc. Acquires Swag Décor, a Florida Event and Venue Décor Company

Rose Brand Inc. Acquires Swag Décor, a Florida Event and Venue Décor Company

Rose Brand acquires Swag Décor of Orlando, FL to establish a local market presence for event and venue décor services. Rose Brand executive VP Josh Jacobstein says, "We're exceptionally pleased to combine forces with ...More

(19/08/2015)

-Las Vegas Professional Joins Advanced Concepts and Designs

Las Vegas Professional Joins Advanced Concepts and Designs

Marco Ritzo, founder and president of Advanced Concepts and Designs, announces that Mike Brown- Cestero has joined the company's management team as general manager. Brown-Cestero, a 15-year veteran of the Las Vegas ...More

(19/08/2015)

-Nemetschek Vectorworks Offers Students Free Admittance and Covers Hotel Expenses at Major Industry Conferences

Nemetschek Vectorworks Offers Students Free Admittance and Covers Hotel Expenses at Major Industry Conferences

Global design software developer Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. is committed to educating the next generation of emerging professionals because the future of creative design depends on their success, the company says. To help fulfill ...More

(19/08/2015)

-InfoComm Goes Live In London

InfoComm Goes Live In London

InfoComm International reveals InfoComm Live Hands-On, an intensive training addressing production essentials to be held on Friday, September 4, 2015 at Church House Conference Center in Westminster, London, UK. ...More

(19/08/2015)

-Clay Paky Lighting Designer Sessions Sell Out at Mediatech Africa 2015

Clay Paky Lighting Designer Sessions Sell Out at Mediatech Africa 2015

Clay Paky reports that one of the most popular and well-attended events during the biennial Mediatech Africa 2015, held in July, were the lighting designer sessions sponsored by the Italian lighting manufacturer. Presented ...More

(19/08/2015)

-Martin Audio MLA System Solves Problems At Calvary Church

Martin Audio MLA System Solves Problems At Calvary Church

Clark, a full service design, engineering and integration firm specializing in Houses of Worship, recently deployed a Martin Audio sound system based on MLA arrays as part of an audio upgrade to solve late reflection problems ...More

(19/08/2015)

-Ayrton Understands Fun with Verstehen Sie Spass

Ayrton Understands Fun with Verstehen Sie Spass

Thomas Gerdon, lighting designer German television show, Verstehen sie Spass, used a substantial rig of Ayrton lighting fixtures to light the live broadcast from Munich's Bavaria Studios no 9 in April. ...More

(19/08/2015)

-Kenny Chesney's Big Revival -- "Biggest" US Line Array Tour of the Year

Kenny Chesney's Big Revival -- &quot;Biggest&quot; US Line Array Tour of the Year

Each of Country star Kenny Chesney's his tours -- 13 since he began headlining in 2002 -- has sold in excess of a million tickets; the current 2015 Big Revival Tour passed the million-ticket mark before the first note of ...More

(19/08/2015)

-Adamson E-Series Deliver For Ultra Music Festival Korea

Adamson E-Series Deliver For Ultra Music Festival Korea

This year's Ultra Music Festival (UMF) Korea took place in Seoul, South Korea with more than 10,000 EDM fans and music lovers in attendance. The event was held at Jamsil Supplementary Stadium and featured DJs and musical artists ...More

(19/08/2015)

-Theatre in Review: Mercury Fur (The New Group at Pershing Square Signature Center)

Theatre in Review: Mercury Fur (The New Group at Pershing Square Signature Center)

I'll say one thing about Mercury Fur: Nobody involved in it is trying to sugarcoat the pill of Philip Ridley's hard-boiled drama of survival at any price. The whole of the Linney Courtyard Theatre has been transformed by the ...More

(18/08/2015)

-Martin Audio Holds Comprehensive MLA Training in Chicago Area

Martin Audio Holds Comprehensive MLA Training in Chicago Area

Martin Audio will hold three days of special training for its award-winning Multi-cellular Array (MLA) technology loudspeaker system in the Chicago area September 15 - 17.
The training sessions will be held at the Aloft O'Hare ...
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(18/08/2015)

-Audinate Announces Enhanced Capabilities for Dante Ultimo

Audinate Announces Enhanced Capabilities for Dante Ultimo

Audinate, a provider of digital media networking for the AV, conferencing, public address, and broadcast industries, announces a firmware update to the Dante Ultimo audio networking chipsets. ...More

(18/08/2015)

-Cecil Magpuri, Tony Miceli, Adam Bezark, Josh Jeffery, Matt DuPlessie, George Nauman to Speak at TEA SATE 2015

Cecil Magpuri, Tony Miceli, Adam Bezark, Josh Jeffery, Matt DuPlessie, George Nauman to Speak at TEA SATE 2015

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) announces additional sessions and speakers for TEA's SATE 2015 conference, Sept 17 - 18 at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
TEA's annual SATE conference was ...
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(18/08/2015)

-LMG Expands Orlando Headquarters to Accommodate Growth

LMG Expands Orlando Headquarters to Accommodate Growth

LMG, LLC, a national provider of video, audio, LED, and lighting support, announces plans to expand its current Orlando, Florida, headquarters at 2350 Investors Row with a 50,000-sq.-ft. addition. Once complete, LMG's headquarters ...More

(18/08/2015)

-Ayrton MagicBlade-R is the TSL Lighting Solution from Ambersphere

Ayrton MagicBlade-R is the TSL Lighting Solution from Ambersphere

The latest lighting company knocking on the door of Ayrton's exclusive UK distributor, Ambersphere Solutions Ltd, to purchase a number of Ayrton MagicBlade-Rs is TSL Lighting. As a company with an exceptionally diverse ...More

(18/08/2015)

-The Coach House Solves Challenging Room with Renkus-Heinz IC2

The Coach House Solves Challenging Room with Renkus-Heinz IC2

For more than 30 years, legendary venue The Coach House Concert Theatre in San Juan Capistrano has hosted an ongoing roster of regional and international artists. Until recently, the 480-seat hall has also struggled with a notoriously poor ...More

(18/08/2015)

-Sennheiser Digital 9000 Revolutionizes Ed Sheeran's Sound

Sennheiser Digital 9000 Revolutionizes Ed Sheeran's Sound

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran's star continues to rise. His latest UK tour, although not lengthy, was incredibly successful with 400,000 tickets sold over his two weekend appearances at London's Wembley Stadium and Dublin's Croke Park. ...More

(18/08/2015)

-Barbizon and Chauvet's Iluminarc Fixtures Add Aesthetics to Busy Florida Toll Gantry

Barbizon and Chauvet's Iluminarc Fixtures Add Aesthetics to Busy Florida Toll Gantry

The one million motorists who traverse the Miami Dade Expressway (MDX) every year share one common concern: they want to get to where they're going quickly and safely. To help them do this, the MDX authority is constantly enhancing its ...More

(18/08/2015)

-Lonestar's Keech Rainwater Gets Onstage with Mackie DL1608

Lonestar's Keech Rainwater Gets Onstage with Mackie DL1608

After more than 20 years, nine #1 hits, nine more Top 10 hits, three platinum albums, and countless tours, legendary country band Lonestar is still packing houses. Cofounder Keech Rainwater has laid down the beat for every song and ...More

(18/08/2015)

-SSL Live and Amadeus Speakers Provide Hi-Fi Sound for "Palais en Jazz"

SSL Live and Amadeus Speakers Provide Hi-Fi Sound for &quot;Palais en Jazz&quot;

The fourth annual "Palais en Jazz" event was held recently at Paris' Imperial Palace Compiègne. Co-sponsored by Amadeus loudspeakers and Solid State Logic, the performances were all supported with the Amadeus' PMX, DIVA, and ...More

(18/08/2015)

-d3 Technologies Appoints Redline as Reseller in China

d3 Technologies Appoints Redline as Reseller in China

The network of d3 Technologies' resellers worldwide continues to grow with the addition of Redline in Beijing, China. Selecting Redline as the company's newest reseller recognizes the rapidly expanding market for d3 ...More

(18/08/2015)

-Richard Kenyon Joins FIX8Group as Creative Director

Richard Kenyon Joins FIX8Group as Creative Director

Graphics, animation, and projection mapping specialist Richard Kenyon has joined UK-based FIX8Group as creative director of its new FIX8Studio.
In the role, Kenyon is responsible for overseeing the development and ...
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(18/08/2015)

-Theatre in Review: Informed Consent (Primary Stages/Ensemble Studio Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Informed Consent (Primary Stages/Ensemble Studio Theatre)

There's nothing more painful than seeing a playwright tackle tough, thorny issues without the skill to bring their complexities to dramatic life. That's that sad case with Informed Consent, which, in 95 minutes, tries to ...More

(18/08/2015)

-Theatre in Review: John (Signature Theatre)

Theatre in Review: John (Signature Theatre)

Annie Baker's plays constitute a kind of theatrical equivalent of the slow food movement; she assembles a few carefully chosen elements and lets them simmer at length, bringing them to a boil only when the time is right. The ...More

(17/08/2015)

-Sponsors and Program Revealed for PLASA 2015 Rigging Conference

Sponsors and Program Revealed for PLASA 2015 Rigging Conference

This year's PLASA Rigging Conference will be held alongside the PLASA Show 2015 at ExCeL, London, in the North Hall Gallery Rooms on Monday, October 5. This perennially popular feature of the show comprises topical sessions ...More

(17/08/2015)

-Divine show control at London's National Theatre with Eos Ti and OSC

Divine show control at London's National Theatre with Eos Ti and OSC

What color is the voice of a deity? This was the synesthetic question faced by the design team at London's National Theatre in their production of Everyman, a new adaptation of the classic fifteenth-century morality play. This isn't ...More

(17/08/2015)

-Kramer Electronics USA President Dave Bright Announces He Will Retire at the End of 2016

Kramer Electronics USA President Dave Bright Announces He Will Retire at the End of 2016

After more than 35 years in the AV industry, Dave Bright, president and CEO of Kramer Electronics USA, has announced he will retire at the end of 2016. Bright will retire just months short of 20 years with the company, having ...More

(17/08/2015)

-Eighth Day Sound Heats Up Summer Jam with Adamson

Eighth Day Sound Heats Up Summer Jam with Adamson

Eighth Day Sound, headquartered in Highland Heights, Ohio, recently provided a new Adamson sound reinforcement system for the Hot 97 Summer Jam held at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ...More

(17/08/2015)

-Chauvet Professional Shows Visitors the Power of Light at Atomium

Chauvet Professional Shows Visitors the Power of Light at Atomium

As part of the 2015 UNESCO International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015), a cornucopia of educational events and installations are taking place around the world in a bid to raise global awareness about how light-based ...More

(17/08/2015)

-Cross Pointe Church Turns Old Missile Factory into State-of-the-Art Worship Facility with Help from Shure

Cross Pointe Church Turns Old Missile Factory into State-of-the-Art Worship Facility with Help from Shure

Cross Pointe Church in Duluth, Georgia, was once home to a guided missile factory where the construction of the Hellfire anti-tank missile and assembly lines for 500-pound bomb fuses could be found. When Cross Pointe took over the ...More

(17/08/2015)

-Bandit Lights Largest 4th of July Celebration in the Country

Bandit Lights Largest 4th of July Celebration in the Country

More than 150,000 people turned out for what the city of Nashville hailed as the largest Fourth of July firework show in the country. Bandit Lites provided the lighting for Music City July 4th: Let Freedom Sing! where Martina McBride, ...More

(17/08/2015)

-Broadway's The Lion King Upgrades to Clear-Com's FreeSpeak II

Broadway's The Lion King Upgrades to Clear-Com's FreeSpeak II

Clear-Com, a provider of real-time communication solutions and services, has helped the Broadway production of The Lion King improve its wireless intercom communications through the installation of the DECT-based, FreeSpeak ...More

(17/08/2015)

-Elation Upgrade Helps Breath Life into Building 24 Lighting System

Elation Upgrade Helps Breath Life into Building 24 Lighting System

Building 24, a live entertainment and club venue located inside The Works, a large indoor entertainment facility in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, has enjoyed the benefits of an Elation Professional lighting system since being installed ...More

(17/08/2015)

-Electrosonic Provides AV Support to New Human Health Gallery in Turkey's First Science Center

Electrosonic Provides AV Support to New Human Health Gallery in Turkey's First Science Center

Turkey's Konya Science Center, the country's first large interactive institution dedicated to informal learning about science and technology, has added a gallery on human health with audio-visual equipment, installation and programming by < ...More

(17/08/2015)

-Ash Selects Qu-Pac for Compact Monitor Touring System

Ash Selects Qu-Pac for Compact Monitor Touring System

Renowned Irish rock band, Ash, is currently on tour supporting the release of their latest album, Kablammo!, with Allen & Heath's ultra-compact Qu-Pac digital mixer managing monitor sound.
For some time, the band had been ...
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(17/08/2015)

-Those About to Rock ... Salute Robe BMFLs on AC/DC

Those About to Rock ... Salute Robe BMFLs on AC/DC

Arguably one of the greatest rock bands of all time -- with their instantly recognizable hard-driving guitar power chords, screeching acerbic lyrics, about life on the edge and renowned for some of the most awesome high-energy live ...More

(17/08/2015)

-Theatre in Review: Hamilton (Richard Rodgers Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Hamilton (Richard Rodgers Theatre)

There's little to add to the rolling triumph that is Hamilton, except to note that it has expanded beautifully to fit the wider dimensions of the Richard Rodgers. Seeing it once again, it's easy to forget that, only a few ...More

(14/08/2015)

-Guitar Center Professional to Host House-of-Worship Technology Seminar in Detroit Area on September 11

Guitar Center Professional to Host House-of-Worship Technology Seminar in Detroit Area on September 11

Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, is holding a series of seminars across the country focused on audio, video, and lighting for ...More

(14/08/2015)

-David Hilton Named as Associate Regional Manager for ETC's Western Region

David Hilton Named as Associate Regional Manager for ETC's Western Region

As a continuation of ETC's sales growth strategy, David Hilton has been promoted to fill the newly created position of associate regional manager for the western United States. In this role, Hilton will assist Randy PybasMore

(14/08/2015)

-Waves Audio Now Shipping the Cobalt Saphira Plugin - A New Level of Control over Harmonics

Waves Audio Now Shipping the Cobalt Saphira Plugin - A New Level of Control over Harmonics

Waves Audio is now shipping the Waves Cobalt Saphira plugin. Waves Cobalt Saphira is an advanced harmonics shaping tool that lets the user give their mixes analog musicality, depth, and "glue" by adding rich harmonics to tracks and ...More

(14/08/2015)

-Freeman Audio Visual Appoints David Campbell as EVP and COO of Canadian Division

Freeman Audio Visual Appoints David Campbell as EVP and COO of Canadian Division

Freeman Audio Visual announces the appointment of David Campbell as executive vice president and chief operating officer of its Canadian division, effective immediately. Campbell brings to the organization a wealth of ...More

(14/08/2015)

-Knight of Illumination Awards 2015 Theatre Shortlist Announced

Knight of Illumination Awards 2015 Theatre Shortlist Announced

The Knight of Illumination Awards (KOI) Theatre judging panel has announced its eagerly anticipated shortlist for this year's ceremony, which will take place at London's Troxy club on Sunday, October 4. ...More

(14/08/2015)

-AES Announces 140th International Convention to Take Place in Paris, France, June 2016

AES Announces 140th International Convention to Take Place in Paris, France, June 2016

The Audio Engineering Society announces its return to Paris, France, for the upcoming AES 140th International Convention, taking place June 4 - 7, 2016. The AES140 "Call for Papers" and other deadlines are to be announced in ...More

(14/08/2015)

-Lightfair International 2016 Call for Speakers: Global Invitation to Experts in Diverse Disciplines

Lightfair International 2016 Call for Speakers: Global Invitation to Experts in Diverse Disciplines

The Lightfair International (LFI) 2016 Call for Speakers is now open in a global invitation seeking responses from top lighting and design practitioners looking to participate in the world's largest annual architectural and ...More

(14/08/2015)

-WorldStage Helps Andrew Grant Light Outdoor Events at Lincoln Center

WorldStage Helps Andrew Grant Light Outdoor Events at Lincoln Center

It's summer in the city and New Yorkers are celebrating at Midsummer Night Swing and Lincoln Center Out of Doors. WorldStage is providing lighting support for lighting designer Andrew Grant at the two annual ...More

(14/08/2015)

-KM Productions Adds Texture to Apollo Theater's Spring Gala with Chauvet Professional Legends

KM Productions Adds Texture to Apollo Theater's Spring Gala with Chauvet Professional Legends

The stars were out in Harlem this summer as the legendary Apollo Theater celebrated its 10th annual Spring Gala. Hosted by A. J. Calloway, the former 106 & Park co-host, the A-list benefit featured electrifying performances by the likes of ...More

(14/08/2015)

-Meyer Sound Chosen for Franco Dragone's Dazzling New Show at Lido de Paris

Meyer Sound Chosen for Franco Dragone's Dazzling New Show at Lido de Paris

Cabaret director Franco Dragone's new show Paris Merveilles (English: Paris Wonders) has recently debuted at the Lido de Paris cabaret in France with a Meyer Sound system. A lavish re-imagining of the legendary ...More

(14/08/2015)

-Fineline Returns to Eden

Fineline Returns to Eden

Bristol, UK-based lighting and video rental specialist Fineline enjoyed another "Sessions" season at the Eden Project in Cornwall, providing production lighting, LED screen, trussing and rigging for the 2015 Eden Sessions -- seven ...More

(14/08/2015)

-Soundmirror Takes in the LA Opera with DPA Microphones

Soundmirror Takes in the LA Opera with DPA Microphones

In partnership with Dutch classical recording company Pentatone, Boston-based production house Soundmirror was recently chosen to coordinate the digital recordings of composer John Corigliano's The Ghosts of Versailles ...More

(14/08/2015)

-Ashly Simplifies Processing at Portland's New Music Venue, Revolution Hall

Ashly Simplifies Processing at Portland's New Music Venue, Revolution Hall

Revolution Hall in southeast Portland, Oregon is the welcome reincarnation of the auditorium of former George Washington High School. The high school closed in 1981 due to low enrollment, and the 113,500-sq.-ft. brick building has been ...More

(13/08/2015)

-PRG Congratulates 67th Annual Emmy Awards Nominees

PRG Congratulates 67th Annual Emmy Awards Nominees

Production Resource Group, LLC (PRG) congratulates all the nominees for the 67th annual Emmy Awards for their outstanding achievements in the television production industry. The company says "PRG is pleased to support all of our ...More

(13/08/2015)

-Terrier Marketing Reopens

Terrier Marketing Reopens

After a five year hiatus, "once again there's a new dog on the block. He's not mean, but he is certainly tenacious." Terrier Marketing Inc. has reopened up shop, providing both manufacturer representation and marketing consulting ...More

(13/08/2015)

-Yamaha Announces TF Mixer Firmware Updates and New Mac Capabilities for TF Editor App

Yamaha Announces TF Mixer Firmware Updates and New Mac Capabilities for TF Editor App

Yamaha announces the release of new Firmware V1.12 updates and enhancements for the TF series of digital mixers. Yamaha also streamlined the TF Editor V1.12 app for Windows and -- for the first time -- Mac platforms. ...More

(13/08/2015)

-Robe Helps Launch The Art of Light on Stage at 2015 Prague Quadrennial

Robe Helps Launch The Art of Light on Stage at 2015 Prague Quadrennial

Robe helped launch Yaron Abulafia's exciting new book The Art of Light on Stage: Lighting in Contemporary Theatre at the 2015 Prague Quadrennial (PQ). Robe is sponsoring this work by the artist and award winning ...More

(13/08/2015)

-Video Equipment Rentals to Purchase 50 Sony HDC-4300 Cameras

Video Equipment Rentals to Purchase 50 Sony HDC-4300 Cameras

Video Equipment Rentals, a global provider of production equipment and engineering support, announces it has ordered 50 Sony HDC-4300 camera systems. Sony's HDC-4300 is the world's first camera to use three 2/3" native 4K ...More

(13/08/2015)

-Guitar Center Professional to Host House-of-Worship Technology Seminar in Chicago Area September 9

Guitar Center Professional to Host House-of-Worship Technology Seminar in Chicago Area September 9

Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, is holding a series of seminars across the country focused on audio, video, and lighting for house-of ...More

(13/08/2015)

-Avett Brothers Triumph at Red Rocks with Martin Audio MLA

Avett Brothers Triumph at Red Rocks with Martin Audio MLA

Currently touring the US with a Martin Audio MLA loudspeaker system provided by SES (Special Event Services) of Winston Salem, North Carolina and Nashville, Tennessee, the Avett Brothers recently sold out three nights at the ...More

(13/08/2015)

-Entec Lights Portishead Summer Shows

Entec Lights Portishead Summer Shows

West London-based rental company Entec continued their working relationship "with darlings of the uniquely alternative UK 'musique noir' and trip hop" Portishead, a band who have consistently produced interesting, different, and ...More

(13/08/2015)

-White Light Goes for Goldie at Royal Festival Hall

White Light Goes for Goldie at Royal Festival Hall

In 1995, British electronic musician Goldie released the album Timeless, which was seen by many as one of the most influential albums of the decade. It made a huge impact on the UK bass music scene and was featured in the book 100 ...More

(13/08/2015)

-Major Tom Upgrades to Optocore for Ed Sheeran Stadium Shows

Major Tom Upgrades to Optocore for Ed Sheeran Stadium Shows

With a leading roster of artists on its books -- and one of its long-term charges Ed Sheeran recently undertaking a stadium tour -- UK-based rental company Major Tom Ltd was eager to keep its digital audio systems constantly ...More

(13/08/2015)

-Paul McCartney Relies on Adamson in Seoul

Paul McCartney Relies on Adamson in Seoul

Paul McCartney delighted more than 45,000 fans during his recent concert in Jamsil Olympic Stadium in Seoul, South Korea. Sound Solution, Adamson's distributor in South Korea, and Tristar, sound system provider, ...More

(13/08/2015)

-Theatre in Review: Steve: A Docu-Musical (The New York Neo-Futurists/4th Street Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Steve: A Docu-Musical (The New York Neo-Futurists/4th Street Theatre)

The digital age facilitates a bizarre songwriting collaboration in Steve: A Docu-Musical. Colin Summers, a lanky, paper-thin charmer with floppy hair, a mustache from the '70s, and a slightly wicked gleam in his eye, ...More

(12/08/2015)

-Grand Stage and Chicago Spotlight to Combine Operations

Grand Stage and Chicago Spotlight to Combine Operations

Chicago Spotlight, Inc. and Grand Stage Lighting Co. Inc. have agreed to merge their operations effective immediately.
The combined company known as Grand Stage Company will be divided into three divisions. Grand ...
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(12/08/2015)

-Event Safety Alliance Announces the Return of the Event Safety Summit

Event Safety Alliance Announces the Return of the Event Safety Summit

The Event Safety Alliance (ESA) announces the return of the Event Safety Summit, a three-day safety conference and training opportunity designed to meet the unique demands of the live event industry. This year's summit will ...More

(12/08/2015)

-Midas Releases New PRO1 and PRO2 Console Firmware

Midas Releases New PRO1 and PRO2 Console Firmware

Midas announces PRO1 and PRO2 digital console version G3.2.1 firmware is now available, and fully available to the public. This update brings a whole host of new features, and a series of updates to provide a more satisfying user ...More

(12/08/2015)

-Long-Running Symetrix Collaborator Control Concepts Introduces New DSP Service

Long-Running Symetrix Collaborator Control Concepts Introduces New DSP Service

In line with a continued focus on encouraging the development of easily accessible programming services and support for its open architecture SymNet Dante-scalable DSPs, Symetrix has announced that long-term collaborator Control ...More

(12/08/2015)

-CAD Audio Ships Multifaceted StagePass IEM System

CAD Audio Ships Multifaceted StagePass IEM System

CAD Audio is shipping its StagePass IEM Stereo Wireless In Ear Monitor System which combines frequency agility, ease of operation, and what the company describes as "unmatched audio."
The StagePass IEM Series system features 16 ...
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(12/08/2015)

-Grundorf Corporation Appoints JRB Associates for Representation

Grundorf Corporation Appoints JRB Associates for Representation

Grundorf Corporation, a manufacturer of equipment for musicians and audio professionals and parent company of loudspeaker manufacturer Grund Audio Design, announces the addition of Amelia, Ohio-based JRB Associates, LLC ...More

(12/08/2015)

-Barco Expands Partnership with Audio Visual Distributors to Bring Corporate AV Portfolio to Australia

Barco Expands Partnership with Audio Visual Distributors to Bring Corporate AV Portfolio to Australia

Barco, a provider of professional visualization technology, announces its partnership with Audio Visual Distributors. Under the agreement, the Australian AV specialist will continue distributing Barco's ClickShare wireless ...More

(12/08/2015)

-Concert Debut for GLP X4 Bar 20 with Lady Antebellum

Concert Debut for GLP X4 Bar 20 with Lady Antebellum

One of the great country music crossover acts in recent years has been Nashville-based Lady Antebellum, whose rising popularity means they can now comfortably fill 20,000-seat amphitheatres.
This year's Wheels Up tour, presently ...
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(12/08/2015)

-VUE Audiotechnik Delivers Dynamic Sound at BottleRock Festival

VUE Audiotechnik Delivers Dynamic Sound at BottleRock Festival

For the third straight year, BottleRock Festival in Napa Valley, California, welcomed more than 100,000 music, food, and wine enthusiasts to a unique gathering of top musical acts, celebrity chefs, and master sommeliers. The 2015 lineup of ...More

(12/08/2015)

-Guitar Center Professional and Featherston Media Setup the Koinonia Christian Church's New Facility AV

Guitar Center Professional and Featherston Media Setup the Koinonia Christian Church's New Facility AV

Since its founding in 2004 by Pastor Ronnie Goines and his wife Nikki, Arlington, Texas-based Koinonia Christian Church has gathered a congregation of over 4,000 people. Now, as a result of an extensive renovation of a new church site ...More

(12/08/2015)

-Historical Tavern Gets State-of-the-Art Yamaha/NEXO System

Historical Tavern Gets State-of-the-Art Yamaha/NEXO System

Originally built in 1830, the historical Apalachin Tavern in upstate New York has been reborn as the Ransom Steele Tavern, filling a hole in this neck of the woods by providing a place to eat, drink, and listen to bluegrass/blues folk ...More

(12/08/2015)

-Chauvet Professional Enhances Contemporary Theme at First Pentecostal Holiness Church

Chauvet Professional Enhances Contemporary Theme at First Pentecostal Holiness Church

The First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Goldsboro, North Carolina is steeped in tradition. Established by A.B. Crumpler in 1898, it was the first house of worship to carry the Pentecostal Holiness name, which is why it's regarded as the "m ...More

(12/08/2015)

-National Theatre of Namibia Transitions to Ion

National Theatre of Namibia Transitions to Ion

The National Theatre of Namibia just got a new Ion control desk, thanks to ETC's South African dealer Prosound. Prosound's general manager, Ian Blair, says: "We recently did an extensive upgrade for the Namibian ...More

(11/08/2015)

-2015 Gottelier Award Nominees Announced

2015 Gottelier Award Nominees Announced

Named in memory of Tony Gottelier, the renowned industry innovator and commentator who passed away in 2006, the annual Gottelier Award aims to recognize those product developers who have made significant long-term ...More

(11/08/2015)

-Yamaha DXS18 Powered Subwoofer Delivers Highest Output and Lowest Frequency in the DXS Series

Yamaha DXS18 Powered Subwoofer Delivers Highest Output and Lowest Frequency in the DXS Series

Yamaha announces the release of the newest addition to the DXS Series of powered subwoofers, the DXS18. Joining the DXS12 and DXS15 models, the DXS18 delivers the highest output level of the series as well as the lowest frequency ...More

(11/08/2015)

-Roland Announces New Software Version 1.101 Update for M-5000 OHRCA Console

Roland Announces New Software Version 1.101 Update for M-5000 OHRCA Console

Roland announces a new software update, version 1.101, for the M-5000 OHRCA live mixing console. This new update equips the console with the latest M-48 Personal Mixing management and new GP I/O functions from the built-in 25-pin ...More

(11/08/2015)

-Audinate Announces New In-Person and Online Dante Training Opportunities

Audinate Announces New In-Person and Online Dante Training Opportunities

After the success of its spring regional training events, Audinate has announced a fall schedule of Dante AV Networking World conferences throughout US, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. These free all-day events are designed ...More

(11/08/2015)

-Neutrik Expands D-Sub Adapter Product Offerings

Neutrik Expands D-Sub Adapter Product Offerings

Neutrik USA, a supplier of robust and reliable professional connectivity solutions for audio, video, and data, announces an expansion to the company's D-Sub feedthrough offerings, which are ideal for audio networking and integration ...More

(11/08/2015)

-Oakland's Mills College Bolsters Experimental Music Setup with Meyer Sound UPQ-1P

Oakland's Mills College Bolsters Experimental Music Setup with Meyer Sound UPQ-1P

Six years after installing a Meyer Sound system in its Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College in Oakland, California, has again turned to Meyer Sound to add a UPQ-1P loudspeaker system. The new addition works seamlessly with the ...More

(11/08/2015)

-High Kirk Presbyterian Church Installs Allen & Heath GLD

High Kirk Presbyterian Church Installs Allen & Heath GLD

High Kirk Presbyterian Church in Ballymena, County, Antrim, Ireland, recently installed Allen & Heath GLD digital mixers as part of a major refurbishment project.
The church purchased two GLD-112 desks -- one for live sound and ...
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(11/08/2015)

-Lush Cosmetics Celebrates 20 Years in Style with Chauvet Professional

Lush Cosmetics Celebrates 20 Years in Style with Chauvet Professional

Growing from a small local shop to a hugely successful international enterprise in the space of two decades is not easy. Achieving this success while advancing and upholding deeply held ethical principles makes the accomplishment all the ...More

(11/08/2015)

-Symetrix Launches Trio of Dante I/O Devices for Easy Audio Channel Count Expansion; Updates SymNet Composer

Symetrix Launches Trio of Dante I/O Devices for Easy Audio Channel Count Expansion; Updates SymNet Composer

Symetrix has launched three new products allowing integrators to quickly and easily add extra inputs and outputs to their SymNet DSP systems.
The first, Symetrix xIn 4, is an audio input expander for SymNet Dante-scalable ...
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(11/08/2015)

-Robe BMFL Spots Funk Up Paolo Nutini

Robe BMFL Spots Funk Up Paolo Nutini

Multi award-winning, multi-talented, chart-topping singer songwriter Paolo Nutini recently played a concert at Millennium Square in Leeds, UK, right in the city center, for which the production (flown) lighting rig of Robe BMFLs, ...More

(11/08/2015)

-World-Class Brazilian Basilica Features Renkus-Heinz

World-Class Brazilian Basilica Features Renkus-Heinz

Built less than ten years ago, Sao Paolo's stunningly gorgeous Basilica Nosa Senhora do Rosario boasts Gothic-style architecture inspired by such medieval grand cathedrals as Notre Dame and Saint Chapelle in Paris. Its detailed ...More

(11/08/2015)

-Forty Outline Butterfly for a Million Spectators

Forty Outline Butterfly for a Million Spectators

At the beginning of the summer, Rome's San Giovanni (St John Lateran) Square hosted a reported crowd of a million people of all ages from all over Italy. According to the company, they were gathered "in support of the family, in favor of ...More

(11/08/2015)

-Theatre in Review: Cymbeline (New York Shakespeare Festival/Delacorte Theater)

Theatre in Review: Cymbeline (New York Shakespeare Festival/Delacorte Theater)

In a way, Riccardo Hernandez's set design for Cymbeline gives us a preview of director Daniel Sullivan's approach to this problematic Shakespeare tragicomedy. A raised circular deck, surrounded by audience ...More

(10/08/2015)

-Moving Light Assistant Version 1.2 Released

Moving Light Assistant Version 1.2 Released

Lighting designer Andrew Voller has released a new update of his Moving Light Assistant software. Moving Light Assistant is an application designed to document both the physical setup and programming information for moving ...More

(10/08/2015)

-Roskilde Festival Taps Meyer Sound LEOPARD

Roskilde Festival Taps Meyer Sound LEOPARD

At Denmark's Roskilde Festival -- the largest music festival in northern Europe -- the new LEOPARD linear sound reinforcement system led a lineup of more than 200 Meyer Sound loudspeakers to deliver pristine sonic detail and ...More

(10/08/2015)

-Allen & Heath's GLD-112 Installed in Iconic Entertainment Venue

Allen & Heath's GLD-112 Installed in Iconic Entertainment Venue

The Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Center, Austin's major live entertainment venue, installed Allen & Heath's GLD-112 to give their black-box theatre an audio upgrade.
The installation in the Long Center took place in the Debra ...
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(10/08/2015)

-Josh Turner Goes Country-Wide with Harman Soundcraft Vi3000 Digital Console and Realtime Rack

Josh Turner Goes Country-Wide with Harman Soundcraft Vi3000 Digital Console and Realtime Rack

Country music star Josh Turner is currently touring the United States and Canada with a Harman Soundcraft Vi3000 digital console. Digital Console Rental (DCR) of Nashville, Tennessee is supplying the 36-fader unit, production ...More

(10/08/2015)

-Canada's Confederation Center of the Arts Deepens Commitment to L-Acoustics

Canada's Confederation Center of the Arts Deepens Commitment to L-Acoustics

Charlottetown's Confederation Center of the Arts, just off Canada's New Brunswick/Nova Scotia coast on Prince Edward Island, is a beacon of culture for the country's Maritime Provinces. And it has plenty of historical value as well; not ...More

(10/08/2015)

-Elation Lights Pop Rocker R5's Sometime Last Night Tour

Elation Lights Pop Rocker R5's Sometime Last Night Tour

It's not hard to imagine American pop rock band R5 topping the charts sometime soon. With a style of feel good music that has struck a chord with fans across the US, R5 is out on their Sometime Last Night tour using an Elation ...More

(10/08/2015)

-Apartments.com Makes a Splash with Licensing Expo Pool Party Featuring grandMA2 Lighting Control

Apartments.com Makes a Splash with Licensing Expo Pool Party Featuring grandMA2 Lighting Control

Pool party! Apartments.com made a big splash when it invited 3,000 lucky guests to a poolside soiree at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas during Licensing Expo. David M. Schulman, who designed the lighting for the pool ...More

(10/08/2015)

-elektraLite Gives Kings Theatre the Royal Treatment

elektraLite Gives Kings Theatre the Royal Treatment

Like a mythical phoenix reemerging from the ashes, Brooklyn's Kings Theatre, a glorious French-influenced baroque style movie palace that first opened in 1929 as the Loew's Kings Theatre and closed in 1977, recently roared back to life ...More

(10/08/2015)

-Miss Kansas Pageant Goes LED with Douglas Production Group and Chauvet

Miss Kansas Pageant Goes LED with Douglas Production Group and Chauvet

When the Miss Kansas 2015 pageant ended, the crew from Douglas Production Group received an unexpected surprise. The crew from The Texas Tenors, who performed at the event, left a note praising the show's lighting director. For Ki ...More

(10/08/2015)

-W-DMX at the Baku European Games Closing Ceremony

W-DMX at the Baku European Games Closing Ceremony

W-DMX by Wireless Solution Sweden AB made a beautiful exhibition during the recent closing ceremony for the first European Games at the Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan on June 28.
The inaugural event was broadcast throughout ...
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(10/08/2015)

-Asbury University's Hughes Auditorium Upgrades Sound with WorxAudio Line Array Technology

Asbury University's Hughes Auditorium Upgrades Sound with WorxAudio Line Array Technology

As one of the cultural centerpieces on the campus of Asbury University (http://www.asbury.edu), Hughes Auditorium has a rich history. The facility was dedicated during commencement exercises in June 1929 and to this day is the site of ...More

(10/08/2015)

-Grateful Dead Landmark Event Features Robe BMFLs

Grateful Dead Landmark Event Features Robe BMFLs

A milestone in music history took place at Soldier Field in Chicago as legendary US band the Grateful Dead celebrated their 50th anniversary with the three final Fare Thee Well shows, produced by Paul Shapiro over the 4th of ...More

(10/08/2015)

-White Light Donates Its Services to Almeida Theatre Fundraiser

White Light Donates Its Services to Almeida Theatre Fundraiser

Since it first opened in 1980, the Almeida Theatre has gone on to become one of the most renowned theatres in all of London. Its productions have won various awards and often receive West End and Broadway transfers, such as Mike Bartlett's ...More

(07/08/2015)

-PLASA Show Takes Seminar Content to New Dimension

PLASA Show Takes Seminar Content to New Dimension

With phase three of its seminar sessions finalized, the PLASA Show reveals content that is both informative and a little out of the ordinary. From audio as art and color changing lights, to safety -- both electrical and aural -- and ...More

(07/08/2015)

-FCC Adopts Rules for Unlicensed Services in TV and 600MHz Bands

FCC Adopts Rules for Unlicensed Services in TV and 600MHz Bands

The Federal Communications Commission reports it has "adopted a Report and Order that modernizes its Part 15 rules to accommodate growing demand for and encourage innovation in unlicensed use. The new rules adopted today will permit ...More

(07/08/2015)

-Altman Lighting Launches the Chalice 150 Down Light

Altman Lighting Launches the Chalice 150 Down Light

The Chalice 150 down light follows the Altman Lighting tradition. Designed specifically for the demands of theaters, churches, and public venues, the Chalice 150 is a 145W White LED pendant fixture that is an energy-efficient ...More

(07/08/2015)

-Felix Lighting Invests in Robe BMFLs for EDC and Grateful Dead Shows

Felix Lighting Invests in Robe BMFLs for EDC and Grateful Dead Shows

Los Angeles-based Felix Lighting invested in 60 of Robe's BMFL moving lights -- 48 BMFL Spots and 12 BMFL Blades -- for their busy rental stock.
The fixtures were immediately deployed on the kineticFIELD main stage at the ...
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(07/08/2015)

-RCF Rolls Out New VMAX Series Passive Solutions for Clubs and Live Sound

RCF Rolls Out New VMAX Series Passive Solutions for Clubs and Live Sound

RCF is now shipping their new lineup of advanced passive solutions designed for the club and live sound markets. The VMAX Series offers dedicated models with focused horn directivity designed for both portable and permanent ...More

(07/08/2015)

-Flare's Revolutionary Vortex Technology Proven to Capture Sound

Flare's Revolutionary Vortex Technology Proven to Capture Sound

British loudspeaker manufacturer Flare Audio builds products on the principle of waveform integrity: The signal that goes into the loudspeaker is precisely replicated by the sound wave that comes out. Flare believes the loudspeaker ...More

(07/08/2015)

-Powersoft Announces Significant Expansion of US Sales Rep Network

Powersoft Announces Significant Expansion of US Sales Rep Network

Audio specialist Powersoft announces a significant expansion in its network of US sales representatives as it looks to continue fulfilling increased customer demand across the touring, installation, and event broadcast markets. ...More

(07/08/2015)

-Smart Monkeys, Inc. Hires Olivier Moser and Promotes Mitchell Schuh

Smart Monkeys, Inc. Hires Olivier Moser and Promotes Mitchell Schuh

Smart Monkeys, Inc. announces the appointment of Olivier Moser to the new post of director of design and engineering. The company has also promoted project engineer Mitchell Schuh to director of technology. ...More

(07/08/2015)

-Registration Open for NSCA's Integration Business Survival Conference in Annapolis

Registration Open for NSCA's Integration Business Survival Conference in Annapolis

NSCA announces that registration is officially open for its Integration Business Survival Conference & Technology Showcase in Annapolis, Maryland, on October 22.
The information and advice presented at this one-day ...
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(07/08/2015)

-White Light's Investment in New Equipment Proving a Success

White Light's Investment in New Equipment Proving a Success

Since its formation in 1971, UK-based White Light has established itself as a complete production solution specialist in the entertainment industry. The company says its reputation has been forged from providing the best possible ...More

(07/08/2015)

-Dirty Rigger Designs SlimFit Gloves for Female Riggers

Dirty Rigger Designs SlimFit Gloves for Female Riggers

Driven by a global social media campaign, female riggers from around the world recently took part in an open discussion to design and brand a new range of Dirty Rigger gloves which would be built from the ground up for women. ...More

(07/08/2015)

-Full Compass Systems Brings Innovation in Audio to Opera in the Park

Full Compass Systems Brings Innovation in Audio to Opera in the Park

Classics were performed outdoors to a record crowd of over 15,000 Saturday night during the 14th annual Opera in the Park. People come to see the professional opera singers, Madison Opera Chorus, and Madison Symphony Orchestra, but those ...More

(07/08/2015)

-Chauvet Professional Awes and Engages at Manor Complex

Chauvet Professional Awes and Engages at Manor Complex

The Manor Complex is located about 32 miles north of South Beach, but the crowds that jam pack this spacious 20,000sq.-ft. venue don't feel a compelling need to journey south on I-95. Why should they? There isn't much that can't be found ...More

(06/08/2015)

-PLASA Introduces Tools to Fight Entertainment Industry Equipment Theft

PLASA Introduces Tools to Fight Entertainment Industry Equipment Theft

To combat theft, an epidemic that annually costs the motion picture/television industry millions, PLASA introduces RENTAL GUARD, an enhanced alert system and missing equipment database consisting of three distinct tools. The < ...More

(06/08/2015)

-Live Sound Expo Topics Announced for 139th Audio Engineering Society Convention In New York City

Live Sound Expo Topics Announced for 139th Audio Engineering Society Convention In New York City

This year's 139th AES International Convention is set to offer up a number of unique presentations and events, October 29 - November 1, 2015, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Notable among them is the return, for its ...More

(06/08/2015)

-CenterStaging in Burbank, Takes Delivery of Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console

CenterStaging in Burbank, Takes Delivery of Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console

CenterStaging in Burbank, California, is a rehearsal and backline facility, specializing in production and technical support for television and live performances. Recently, they took delivery of the new M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing ...More

(06/08/2015)

-ETC Eos-family Consoles Gain Powerful Color Controls with the Release of Software v2.3

ETC Eos-family Consoles Gain Powerful Color Controls with the Release of Software v2.3

As Source Four LED Series 2 and other luminaires increasingly replace gelled incandescent lights, rigs may be streamlined, but design opportunities and complexities grow exponentially. When any hue can be mixed at any moment and different ...More

(06/08/2015)

-Audio-Technica Honors Millar Electronics with Its President's Award

Audio-Technica Honors Millar Electronics with Its President's Award

Audio-Technica, a manufacturer of wired and wireless microphones, headphones, and accessory products for over 50 years, announces that Apex, North Carolina-based Millar Electronics has been presented with A-T's prestigious ...More

(06/08/2015)

-White Light Makes a Show for Mayor of Newham

White Light Makes a Show for Mayor of Newham

The Mayor's Newham Show is a free two-day event which aims to provide fun and entertainment for those living in the borough of Newham, East London. Organized by Newham Council, a record crowd of 50,000 attended this year's event ...More

(06/08/2015)

-Bandit Illuminates Forecastle Festival

Bandit Illuminates Forecastle Festival

Bandit Lites continued its summer of festivals with The Forecastle Music Festival, an event produced by Hadden Hipsley of Lambda Productions that drew 60,000 music and arts fans to Louisville's waterfront July 17 - 19. ...More

(06/08/2015)

-Mumford & Sons Believe in Robe

Mumford & Sons Believe in Robe

Mumford & Sons are on the road in support of their Wilder Mind third studio album, currently in Europe playing a mix of own-show headliners and festivals.
LD Ed Warren specified 32 x Robe BMFL Spots and 10 x CycFX 8s ...
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(06/08/2015)

-Blackpool Illuminations Taken to New Heights with "LightPool" Project

Blackpool Illuminations Taken to New Heights with &quot;LightPool&quot; Project

London-based creative projection specialist, The Projection Studio, led by Ross Ashton and collaborating with Edinburgh-based War Productions, has won a competitive bid to create a spectacular mapped video projection ...More

(06/08/2015)

-LDR Success on Major Project in Guatemala

LDR Success on Major Project in Guatemala

The Frater, the largest Christian Church of Central - South America is a modern multi-complex venue built on a 113,000 sq.m. site in San Cristobal, a few miles away from the city centre of Guatemala. The 50,000 sq.m. building includes a ...More

(06/08/2015)

-RC4 Wireless in Broadway's An American in Paris

RC4 Wireless in Broadway's An American in Paris

From the opening of George and Ira Gershwin's timeless score for An American in Paris through to the final note, the RC4Wireless RC4Magic Series 3 wireless DMX and Dimming System plays a leading role in free ...More

(06/08/2015)

-K-array Fits in With the Cool Kids in Geneva

K-array Fits in With the Cool Kids in Geneva

From lounge to full blown parties, the Geneva, Switzerland-based music bar Zoé boasts live shows such as concerts, DJs, and stage shows in addition to a singing competition for amateurs accompanied by a live band. The bar's ambience ...More

(06/08/2015)

-NORTHchurch Heads in The Right Direction With DiGiCo

NORTHchurch Heads in The Right Direction With DiGiCo

NORTHchurch, a non-denominational contemporary church that uses the latest technology and media to communicate its message, recently installed a DiGiCo SD8 console and a pair of SD-Mini Racks interconnected by an Optocore fiber ...More

(06/08/2015)

-Clay Paky Illuminates the Tones on the Stones Festival

Clay Paky Illuminates the Tones on the Stones Festival

Tones on the Stones, a festival of musical events that are set in a stone quarry in Verbania, Italy, has renewed its partnership with Clay Paky for the third year running. The Festival was held in the Cava Bianco Montorfano (White ...More

(06/08/2015)

-Yamaha AFC, CIS, QL, NEXO Enhance Artist Salon

Yamaha AFC, CIS, QL, NEXO Enhance Artist Salon

Established in 1987 in New York City, Yamaha Artist Services, Inc. (YASI) provides a wide range of professional services exclusively for performing artists, concert venues, performing arts organizations, and educational institutions ...More

(05/08/2015)

-Sound Image Appoints Industry Veteran to Lead Integration Division

Sound Image Appoints Industry Veteran to Lead Integration Division

Sound Image of Escondido, California, announces the appointment of Laurence Italia to vice president of its integration division. In this new position, Italia will be responsible for new business development for Sound ...More

(05/08/2015)

-Martin Audio Names Helm Eastern Regional Sales Manager

Martin Audio Names Helm Eastern Regional Sales Manager

Greg Helm has been appointed as eastern regional sales manager by Martin Audio as part of an ongoing reorganization of the company's US sales effort.
Helm, a 25 year sales veteran of the music, pro audio, and commercial AV ...
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(05/08/2015)

-AES67: An Open Standard for Digital Audio Networking Interoperability and Convergence

AES67: An Open Standard for Digital Audio Networking Interoperability and Convergence

For its upcoming August 25 monthly meeting, the AES Los Angeles Section will spotlight the commercial applications of digital audio networking for a broad spectrum of communities, from music recording and touring sound to permanent ...More

(05/08/2015)

-LedGo Adds Marco Verhoek as International Sales Director

LedGo Adds Marco Verhoek as International Sales Director

Marco Verhoek assumes the role of international sales director for LedGo effective this moonth. LedGo specializes in innovative LED solutions for the entertainment market as well as the digital signage market worldwide. Due ...More

(05/08/2015)

-Aurora by X-Laser Brings Liquid Sky Effects to New Levels of Brightness and Safety

Aurora by X-Laser Brings Liquid Sky Effects to New Levels of Brightness and Safety

Over the last eight months, X-Laser USA has worked to engineer new products that make more possible with less. "Less," in this case, is the removal of vertical scanning via the Y-Axis in their newly released Aurora laser projectors. ...More

(05/08/2015)

-CAD Builds Global Sales Network with New International Distributors

CAD Builds Global Sales Network with New International Distributors

In order to extend its global sales impact worldwide, CAD Audio has signed a new group of international music and audio distributors.
The extensive lineup of new distributors for CAD and sub-brands such as Astatic Commercial ...
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(05/08/2015)

-Robe Ups the Suwannee River Jam

Robe Ups the Suwannee River Jam

The legendary Suwannee River is enshrined in folklore and history -- the wild backwater river rises in the Okefenokee Swamp emerging at Fargo, Georgia, passes through southern Georgia and northern Florida for 246 miles before flowing out ...More

(05/08/2015)

-Shepherd of the Hills Gets Mobile with Mackie DL32R

Shepherd of the Hills Gets Mobile with Mackie DL32R

With multiple campuses across greater Los Angeles, Shepherd of the Hills is a modern church with a bustling congregation. In addition to their main campus in Porter Ranch, Shepherd of the Hills runs three satellite locations in suburban ...More

(05/08/2015)

-SGM P-5s Light Up Capital Day Celebration

SGM P-5s Light Up Capital Day Celebration

Astana city celebrated its 21st anniversary as Kazakhstan's capital on July 6 with an abundance of festivities. Announced as the new capital by the Kazakh President in 1994 to later receiving the title "City of Peace" by UNESCO in 1999, ...More

(05/08/2015)

-Chauvet Professional and Iluminarc Colorize Stage Sculptures at Glastonbury

Chauvet Professional and Iluminarc Colorize Stage Sculptures at Glastonbury

There's a reason why Spotify has ranked The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts as the world's most influential music festival. Over its 45-year history, the outdoor gathering has played host to a diverse pantheon of stars ...More

(05/08/2015)

-Light Initiative Creates the Beautiful and the Bizarre at Glastonbury 2015

Light Initiative Creates the Beautiful and the Bizarre at Glastonbury 2015

Trailblazing controllable LED design and manufacture house Light Initiative (LI) has lit up this year's Glastonbury Festival with custom creations on Years and Years, Enter Shikari, and the mighty Arcadia Spectacular stage. ...More

(05/08/2015)

-Pete's Big TVs Makes Magic for Penn & Teller's Fool Us

Pete's Big TVs Makes Magic for Penn & Teller's Fool Us

Aspiring magicians are invited onstage to show their tricks and fool the magician-comedian duo Penn & Teller in a new series on the CW Network, Penn & Teller: Fool Us. Video equipment rental company Pete's Big TVs played a ...More

(05/08/2015)

-Ayrton MagicDot-R Makes its US Debut at Rock in Rio

Ayrton MagicDot-R Makes its US Debut at Rock in Rio

Ayrton MagicDot-R, one of the latest products from innovative French LED lighting manufacturer, Ayrton, made its US debut with Bruno Mars at Rock In Rio Las Vegas in May. Lighting designer Cory FitzGerald of Seven Design ...More

(05/08/2015)

-Theatre in Review: Ruthless! (St. Luke's Theatre)

Theatre in Review: Ruthless! (St. Luke's Theatre)

It's summer camp season, what with Mrs. Smith's Broadway Cat-Tacular having had its brief, gaudy hour Off Broadway and now a revival of Ruthless!, a musical spoof best described as The Bad Seed meets Gypsy ...More

(04/08/2015)

-Starlite VP of Systems Integration Chosen by InfoComm for Standard Development Task Group

Starlite VP of Systems Integration Chosen by InfoComm for Standard Development Task Group

Starlite Productions' vice president of systems integration, Nathan Kimball, has been chosen to be a member of InfoComm's Standard Development Task Group. Specifically, Kimball will be contributing to the Standard ...More

(04/08/2015)

-Community Announces R Series Compatibility with EASE Focus 2

Community Announces R Series Compatibility with EASE Focus 2

Community has added R Series to its growing library of manufacturer-authorized EASE Focus 2 GLL data files, allowing system designers to quickly create accurate 3D models of complex R Series arrays using the EASE Focus 2 software ...More

(04/08/2015)

-GeminiLSV Again Invests in Elation LED Video Products -- Immediately Sends New EPT6IP Panels on the Road

GeminiLSV Again Invests in Elation LED Video Products -- Immediately Sends New EPT6IP Panels on the Road

Dallas-based rental and production company Gemini Light, Sound & Video (www.geminilsv.com) recently added 480 Elation Professional EPT6IP LED video panels to its inventory and immediately took the 6.7mm pixel pitch panels out ...More

(04/08/2015)

-Mackie Appoints Matt Redmon New Director of Channel Marketing

Mackie Appoints Matt Redmon New Director of Channel Marketing

Loud Technologies announces the appointment of Matt Redmon to the position of director of channel marketing for MG brands.
The newly-created position furthers Loud's commitment to its portfolio of dealers and distributors ...
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(04/08/2015)

-TEK-UT Universal Transcoder from TEKVOX Wins Commercial Integrator BEST Award

TEK-UT Universal Transcoder from TEKVOX Wins Commercial Integrator BEST Award

TEXVOX announces that its TEK-UT Universal Translator has been given a 2015 Commercial Integrator BEST Award in the Dealer/Installation Aids category of Programming, Design & Engineering Solutions. The Commercial ...More

(04/08/2015)

-Apollo Design Technology Promotes and Adds Staff

Apollo Design Technology Promotes and Adds Staff

Tammy Paul has been promoted to accounting supervisor at Apollo Design Technology, Inc. In this role, she will supervise the administration and accounting controls of the organization. Paul's career spans over 21 years in ...More

(04/08/2015)

-Clay Paky Mythos is "Best of Both Worlds" for Brandon Flowers

Clay Paky Mythos is &quot;Best of Both Worlds&quot; for Brandon Flowers

Clay Paky's award-winning hybrid fixture, the Mythos, has joined Brandon Flowers on his European tour, with lighting designer Steven Douglas making full use of its multi-functionality for the majority of the show's stunning ...More

(04/08/2015)

-Robe BMFL Spots for Namibian Annual Music Awards

Robe BMFL Spots for Namibian Annual Music Awards

Celebrating the very best of Namibian musical and recording talent, the 2015 Namibian Annual Music Awards (NAMAs) was staged at the Swakopmund Indoor Sports Center, in the coastal city of the same name, with full technical production ...More

(04/08/2015)

-The Design Oasis and Chauvet Professional Provide Great Accents for All Good Music Festival

The Design Oasis and Chauvet Professional Provide Great Accents for All Good Music Festival

Primus, Cake, moe., Dark Star Orchestra, Thievery Corporation, Lotus ... the list of bands appearing at the All Good Music Festival was long and impressive, representing the best of jam, jangle, and other music genres. But there was much ...More

(04/08/2015)

-Willow Creek Community Church Simplifies Audio Routing with Dante Media Networking

Willow Creek Community Church Simplifies Audio Routing with Dante Media Networking

Audinate's networking solution Dante helped Willow Creek Community Church, a Chicago metro area house of worship, solve the problem of distributing high-quality audio to close to 20,000 congregants each week. Through a high ...More

(04/08/2015)

-Hillsong Church Locations Tune Their Radios to Shure

Hillsong Church Locations Tune Their Radios to Shure

The recent TV frequency re-stack and associated sell-off of bandwidth by the Australian Federal Government had radio microphone and in-ear-monitor users around the country checking their inventory for compliance, and replacing equipment ...More

(04/08/2015)

-Avolites Ai Servers Pump Up the Party for Arcadia at Glastonbury

Avolites Ai Servers Pump Up the Party for Arcadia at Glastonbury

The incredible Arcadia Spectacular stage pumped out some serious visuals at Glastonbury this year, created and controlled by blinkinLAB's Tom Wall using an Avolites Sapphire Media and Ai server. ...More

(04/08/2015)

-Theatre in Review: Summer Shorts 2015 Series B (59E59)

Theatre in Review: Summer Shorts 2015 Series B (59E59)

As usual, they're doing two editions of Summer Shorts at 59E59; too bad they only had enough good material for one. Series B features three plays, each one marked by a distinctly unpromising premise. The fact ...More

(03/08/2015)

-Roland Introduces Compact M-5000C Live Mixing Console

Roland Introduces Compact M-5000C Live Mixing Console

Roland's Professional A/V division announces the M-5000C Live Mixing Console. The M-5000C is the newest addition to the growing line of O.H.R.C.A.-based consoles from Roland that the company says provide powerful features at an ...More

(03/08/2015)

-Three New Personal Mixer Packages from Aviom

Three New Personal Mixer Packages from Aviom

Aviom, manufacturer of personal mixing systems, announces that it is now offering three complete personal mixing system packages, the Mix320-A Personal Mixing System, the Mix320-Y Personal Mixing System, and the Mix320-D Personal ...More

(03/08/2015)

-LA ProPoint Designs and Installs Key Elements for One World Trade Center Guest Experience

LA ProPoint Designs and Installs Key Elements for One World Trade Center Guest Experience

LA ProPoint, a provider of design, engineering, fabrication, and installation of stage and show systems, has designed, fabricated, and installed two critical guest experience features of the new One World Trade Center in New York. ...More

(03/08/2015)

-Front and Center: Live At The Iridium Adopts Avid Everywhere to Bring Star Performances to Life

Front and Center: Live At The Iridium Adopts Avid Everywhere to Bring Star Performances to Life

Avid announces that the famed Iridium Club in New York City's Times Square, has embraced Avid Everywhere to help maintain the club's intimate musical experience for one of the most critically-acclaimed live music shows on US ...More

(03/08/2015)

-RF Venue CP Beam Antennas Fly during 2015 CMA Music Festival

RF Venue CP Beam Antennas Fly during 2015 CMA Music Festival

This year's four-day CMA Music Festival, hosted by Little Big Town, shattered attendance records and featured country music's biggest stars across 11 stages including Keith Urban, Kelly Clarkson, Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert ...More

(03/08/2015)

-David Agress Teams with 4Wall New York for CW Upfront

David Agress Teams with 4Wall New York for CW Upfront

Lighting designer David Agress is no stranger to the pressures of designing for an upfront presentation -- a television network's once a year shot at introducing new television programs to advertisers. Agress has worked with the C ...More

(03/08/2015)

-W-DMX Delivers Rock Solid Success to the Costanera Center in Chile

W-DMX Delivers Rock Solid Success to the Costanera Center in Chile

W-DMX by Wireless Solution Sweden AB distributor Iluminación Profesional VALOOK S.A. in Santiago, Chile has been hard at work with a beautiful variety of projects and installations in South America. Niclas Arvidsson, ...More

(03/08/2015)

-Clay Paky Dazzles at the First European Games in Baku

Clay Paky Dazzles at the First European Games in Baku

Over 670 Clay Paky fixtures amazed two sold-out audiences of 68,000 at the first European Games opening and closing ceremonies, held June 12 and 28 at the Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan. The fixtures were the backbone of the ...More

(03/08/2015)

-Bandit and Brian Wilson Hit the Road for Summer Tour

Bandit and Brian Wilson Hit the Road for Summer Tour

Bandit Lites is providing the lighting for music legend Brian Wilson's summer tour, where he and his band, featuring Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin, continue to play the greatest Beach Boys and Brian Wilson songs. ...More

(03/08/2015)

-Woolf Works with 3D Audio, Enthralls Audiences Using TiMax SoundHub

Woolf Works with 3D Audio, Enthralls Audiences Using TiMax SoundHub

Woolf Works, Wayne McGregor's first full-length ballet for the Royal Ballet, performed at Covent Garden's Royal Opera House, was met by critics and audiences with very high acclaim. The ballet triptych was based on Virginia ...More

(03/08/2015)

-City Hope Church Grows with L-Acoustics

City Hope Church Grows with L-Acoustics

When Daphne, Alabama's City Hope Church -- formerly known as Bay Community Church -- hosted its first services in its new 1,400-seat worship center this past February, it was immediately apparent to those in attendance that a premium had ...More

(03/08/2015)

-EAW: The Clear Solution For St. Mary's Assyrian Church Of The East

EAW: The Clear Solution For St. Mary's Assyrian Church Of The East

St. Mary's Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, located in Tarzana, California, recently christened their new sanctuary featuring an EAW sound reinforcement system. The new building replaced a church destroyed during ...More

(03/08/2015)

-Robe Joins The Nobility

Robe Joins The Nobility

Gebr. de Nobel (Nobel Brothers) is a brand new live performance venue located on the busy, animated thoroughfare of Marktsteeg in Leiden, Netherlands, complete with a brand new Robe moving light rig specified and supplied by Benelux ...More

(03/08/2015)

-Theatre in Review: The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey (Westside Theatre)

Theatre in Review: The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey (Westside Theatre)

Why bother to hire a cast when you can get James Lecesne? In The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, he embodies most of the citizenry of a Jersey Shore town, including a hard-boiled cop, a nosy Mafia widow, a ...More

(03/08/2015)

-Theatre in Review: King Liz (Second Stage Uptown)

Theatre in Review: King Liz (Second Stage Uptown)

King Liz is a play about professional basketball, and Karen Pittman is its most valuable player. As the title character, a sports agent, Pittman, last seen as a devious dinner party guest in Disgraced, is a ...More

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