WEST HOLLYWOOD -- Each year, West Hollywood's world-famous Sunset Strip celebrates its rich musical history and influence with the Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF), a three-day event featuring dozens of bands performing at Key Club, The Roxy Theatre, Whisky A Go-Go, Viper Room, and House of Blues. But the biggest draw, by far, is the festival's third day when the city closes off the four blocks between Doheny Drive and San Vicente Boulevard and a number of top-name acts converge to rock two main outdoor stages on Sunset Boulevard itself.
Swing House Hollywood and BIG Productions coordinated the technical requirements for the outdoor shows again this year, once again turning to North Hollywood's US Audio and Lighting to supply concert sound systems for the event's East and West Stages.
The East Stage, just outside the Whiskey A Go-Go, flew four LA8-powered KUDO per side with a combined total of eight SB28 set up below in two cardioid stacks. Sidefills on each side of the stage were comprised of an ARCS cabinet atop an SB28, while two 115XT HiQ coaxial wedges and an SB28 provided drum monitoring. Furthermore, an impressive total of 14 self-powered 112P coaxial wedges were on hand for stage monitoring as required.
US Audio and Lighting can be found online at www.usaudioandlighting.com.
For more information on the 2011 Sunset Strip Music Festival, please visit www.sunsetstripmusicfestival.com.
L-ACOUSTICS is a leading innovator and manufacturer of high-performance loudspeakers, amplifiers and signal processing devices for touring and installed sound markets. Known around the globe for pioneering and championing the modern line array loudspeaker concept with V-DOSC, the company has received numerous accolades for its K1, KUDO, KARA, KIVA, ARCS, XT coaxial loudspeaker systems and SB line of subwoofer enclosures, all powered and processed with the LA4 and LA8 amplified controllers in fulfillment of a "total system approach." L-ACOUSTICS products for the US market are distributed by L-ACOUSTICS US of Oxnard, California.
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