Balloon Fest 2003, an annual event held at the Wiley Post Airport near Bethany, Okla., late this summer to raise money for the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, was hardly a traditional event in the sense that the main focus wasn't on a stage — giant balloons were the obvious centerpiece. However, for those on the ground, the festival in early August also offered a lot of live entertainment. Some of that entertainment posed interesting PA sound reinforcement issues, given the venue was little ...

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