I'm seeing more and more practical uses for 3D printing in the news these days. Clearly, this is not new technology, but how it's being applied could have implications to how we build sets, advance tours, and more. Check out this band performing the first live concert with a band consisting only of 3D-printed instruments at Lund University in Sweden.
Jim Digby, executive director of Event Safety Alliance and production manager for Linkin Park, appeared on the Weather Channel earlier today discussing how he managed a crowd of thousands with a severe developing storm on its way just before the concert began earlier this month in Dallas.
Katy Perry kicked off The Prismatic World Tour in May with shows in Scotland and England, finally taking the tabloid focus away from her on-again/off-again/ending relationship with fellow singer-songwriter John Mayer and redirecting it on her career.
Jeff Siegel, the venue’s technical director and systems integrator for Barbizon, and Rob Owens, production manager and sound designer, took us on a tour of the lighting, sound, and technical systems of The Space.