Live Design en LDI New Product: Vectorworks Spotlight 2017 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vectorworks Spotlight 2017 features several user-experience enhancements, including a new Resource Manager that enables designers to create, find, edit, and apply resources to projects.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting LDI Mon, 03 Oct 2016 16:30:00 +0000 168721 at LDI New Product: Database Works Inc. RentalWorks 2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Two new features are available in RentalWorks® software from Database Works Inc. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staging LDI Sun, 02 Oct 2016 16:30:00 +0000 168571 at LDI New Product: GLP GT-1 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The GT-1 from GLP is a hybrid fixture that acts as a spot, beam, and wash and uses a high-powered 470W discharge lamp.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting LDI Sat, 01 Oct 2016 16:30:00 +0000 168481 at HSL Breezes the UK on George Benson tour <div class="field-byline"> HSL </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Leading UK lighting and visuals rental company HSL supplied lighting equipment and crew to the recent UK tour by iconic soul and jazz singer / songwriter and guitarist George Benson.</p> <p>Benson, who had his most popular hits in the 1970s including the album &ldquo;Breezin&rsquo;&rdquo; still has a huge following, and tours worldwide from May to October every year. The tour included Benson&rsquo;s 23<sup>rd</sup> show at London&rsquo;s Royal Albert Hall which was completely sold out. He first played there in 1977 and it&rsquo;s one of the artist&rsquo;s favourite venues.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefing Room Fri, 30 Sep 2016 22:20:00 +0000 170461 at Robe Pointes to BMFLs for Laura Pausini World Tour <div class="field-byline"> Robe </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Multi award winning Italian singer / songwriter and music producer Laura Pausini started her 2016 world touring campaign in support of her new &lsquo;Simili&rsquo; studio album with a brand new lighting design created by Alain Corthout and Ignace D&rsquo;Haese from Belgian based creative visual design practice, Arf &amp; Yes.</p> <p>This includes 128 x Robe Pointes and 109 x BMFL WashBeams which are right at the centre of a complex and eye-catching rig.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefing Room Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:55:00 +0000 170451 at Powersoft’s DevaHD Nominated for NAMM TEC Award <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Anaheim, Calif. – Powersoft, a world-leading manufacturer of professional power amplifiers announced that the DevaHD, its revolutionary multimedia infotainment, entertainment, and Surveillance system has received a nomination for Outstanding Technical Achievement in the Amplification Hardware-Studio & Studio Reinforcement Category for the 32nd Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gear Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:41:00 +0000 170441 at Gold Medal Projections In Rio <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Video projection for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies at the 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio was provided by Panasonic, the Official Worldwide Audio Visual Olympic Partner. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Concerts General Admission Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:08:00 +0000 168821 at LDI New Product: Christie Phoenix EP <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Phoenix EP (Embedded Processor) from Christie is a compact, scalable solution for managing content on single or multiple panels. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Projection LDI Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:30:00 +0000 168601 at Introducing Blizzard Lighting's Kryo.Mix™ CMY <div class="field-byline"> Blizzard Lighting </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-b5910450-7ba0-d967-2bc3-1c9cd5f30f9c">Waukesha, WI.</span> - Meet your rig&rsquo;s new best friend: Blizzard&rsquo;s stunningly bright and insanely powerful 3-in-1 Beam/Spot/Wash CMY Moving Head, Kryo.Mix&trade; CMY!</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefing Room Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:04:00 +0000 170431 at Projection Mapping Sim/Nebula For Czech Philharmonic At Prague's Rudolfinum <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Macula, a Czech video-mapping company, recently mesmerized a private audience of 600 VIP guests at the Rudolfinum music auditorium with SIM/NEBULA, a 45-minute long video mapping performance accompanied by the Czech Philharmonic orchestra.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Concerts Theatre Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:35:00 +0000 170411 at Robert Juliat Dances In Dalis Footlights at PLASA <div class="node-body press_release-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 300px; height: 400px; margin: 5px; float: right;" />Robert Juliat reports a very successful experience at PLASA 2016 in London&rsquo;s Olympia where it shared a stand with its exclusive UK distributor, Ambersphere Solutions.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefing Room Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:49:17 +0000 170401 at Louisville 4th Street Live! Entertainment Complex Adds RCF HDL50 Sound System <div class="node-body press_release-body"><div></div><p>The 4<sup>th</sup> Street Live! complex is Louisville, Kentucky&rsquo;s downtown entertainment and dining district. The unique design transformed a two-block area into an open-air mall style entertainment destination. A large A-frame glass roof encloses the area from the elements, with a live performance stage situated on the street.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staging & Rental venues Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:00:00 +0000 170421 at <p>Summerland Tour at 4th Street Live! in Louisville</p> Firefly Festival Stuns With Bandit Lites <div class="node-body press_release-body"><div></div><p>&nbsp;<img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 401px; height: 267px; margin: 5px;" />&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefing Room Concerts Staging & Rental Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:44:11 +0000 170371 at Christie Joins Digital Place Based Advertising Association <div class="node-body press_release-body"><div></div><p>The Digital Place Based Advertising Association (DPAA) announced today that Allure and its Christie Experiential Network (CEN) have &nbsp;joined its rapidly growing association. A division of Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc., CEN provides leading digital projection and display technologies, including 3D visualization, digital signage, video walls and more.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefing Room Business & People News Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:29:50 +0000 170361 at Seattle's KEXP Radio $15 Million Broadcast Complex Rocks On <div class="node-body press_release-body"><div></div><p><strong>SEATTLE, WA.</strong> A six-year fundraising, location search, design and build program culminated in April 2016 with the completion of&nbsp;<a href="" style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">KEXP&nbsp;90.3 FM Radio</a><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&rsquo;s 25,000 sq. ft. $15 million state-of-the-art broadcast/live production complex.</span></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Architainment Briefing Room Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:15:20 +0000 170351 at 5@5: Phish, Demos, Piano Man, Plots, And More <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As a round-up of top industry news, this week's 5@5 includes the designs for the latest Phish tour, new lighting product demos, staging for Billy Joel, Hillsong United lighting plots, and more.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business & People News Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:19:00 +0000 170341 at Phish's latest tour; photo by Andrew Giffin LDI New Product: Martin By Harman Rush Scanner 1 LED <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Rush Scanner 1 LED from Martin by Harman offers multiple colors, gobos, and prism effects based around a 90W white LED engine. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting LDI Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:30:00 +0000 168531 at AWOLNATION Chooses Robe <div class="field-byline"> Robe </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Mitchell Schellenger from Station Six, LLC was delighted to get the call asking if he&rsquo;d create a production design for U.S. based electronic rockers AWOLNATION on their recent tour &hellip; since it was one of the bands for which he&rsquo;s always had a few ideas in his head!</p> <p>The lighting scheme included four types of Robe fixtures - CycFX 4s, Pointes, MMX Spots and PATT 2013s &ndash; supplied by LMG Touring, a full-service provider of audio, video, lighting and LED.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefing Room Concerts Staging & Rental Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:57:00 +0000 170311 at Busking With The Pros, Part One <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>A panel of full-time programmers share best practices regarding being prepared for anything!</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sessions On Demand Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:18:00 +0000 145731 at LPL Invests In BMFLs <div class="field-byline"> Robe </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Leading Brazilian lighting rental company LPL, based in Sao Paulo, has invested in 90 Robe BMFL WashBeams to service their immediate and ongoing work.</p> <p>They will join over 400 Robe fixtures that the company currently has in stock. LPL services around 800 shows and events a year of different types and sizes, covering multiple sectors including music and concert touring, festivals, corporate events and brand activations and theatre and TV productions.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefing Room Staging & Rental Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:51:00 +0000 170291 at Rogue RH1 Hybrids Rock Garth Brooks’ Yankee Stadium Concert <div class="field-byline"> CHAUVET Professional </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><strong>NEW YORK </strong>&ndash;<strong> (For Immediate Release)</strong> &ndash;Mickey Mantle, Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter&hellip; many of baseball&rsquo;s greatest legends have experienced butterflies in their stomachs the first time they entered the colossus that is Yankee Stadium.&nbsp; Apparently so too do country music superstars. &ldquo;I&rsquo;m nervous as hell,&rdquo; Garth Brooks, the best-selling solo album artist in the history of the US, said at a press conference before his two-night performance at the fabled ballpark.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefing Room Concerts Staging & Rental Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:37:00 +0000 170281 at Ovation And Rogue Fixtures In Style At NY Fashion Week Event <div class="field-byline"> CHAUVET Professional </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><strong>NEW YORK </strong>&ndash;<strong> (For Immediate Release)</strong> &ndash; Pink is the most &ldquo;in&rdquo; color. Straw baskets are one of the hottest accessories.&nbsp; Pants are getting higher.&nbsp; New York Fashion Week can always be counted on to make some clear trend declarations. Happily, the one thing that always seems to be in style during this week long (actually nine-day) celebration of haute couture creations is its commitment to helping good causes.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefing Room Staging & Rental Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:38:00 +0000 170271 at Multi-functional Platinum FLX for Cro MTV Unplugged Open Air Tour <div class="field-byline"> Elation Professional </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>One of Germany&rsquo;s most influential artists of recent years is pop rapper Cro, who is just wrapping up an &ldquo;MTV Unplugged Open Air&rdquo; tour that played dates across the country this summer. Lighting design was by one of Germany&rsquo;s preeminent designers, Gunther Hecker from CUE Design, who incorporated Elation Professional Platinum FLX&trade; hybrid moving heads supplied by German production company satis&amp;fy.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefing Room Concerts Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:25:00 +0000 170261 at Analog Way Becomes an InfoComm International Renewal Unit Provider <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><strong>September 2016 - Analog Way is thrilled to announce that it has been recognized as an InfoComm International Renewal Unit Provider for both LiveCore&trade; (Advanced level) and Vertige&trade; Certification Programs. Through a comprehensive training program, the company has demonstrated its commitment to the InfoComm University&rsquo;s Certification Renewal Unit Committee by providing quality training for audiovisual professionals and learning opportunities for their continued professional development. </strong></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefing Room Business & People News Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:45:00 +0000 170251 at Musicbed Licensing Platform Creates Live Recording Sessions With Blackmagic Design <div class="node-body press_release-body"><div></div><p>Blackmagic Design announced today that the music licensing platform Musicbed uses ATEM live production switchers and SmartView monitors to create cinematic live music experiences, called &ldquo;Musicbed Sessions,&rdquo; which feature performances from musicians spanning various genres.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefing Room Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:00:00 +0000 170331 at 4Wall To Purchase Assets Of Visions Lighting <div class="node-body press_release-body"><div></div><p><strong>Brea, CA- </strong>4Wall Entertainment Lighting, a national provider of stage and theatrical services, has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of professional lighting, video, and staging provider Visions Lighting.</p> <p>Visions Lighting, founded in 1992 by Todd Roberts, is well known nationwide and internationally for their concert, tour, and corporate event work. With the addition of Vice President Kelly Roberts in 2004, they have accumulated an impressive client list that includes Insomniac Events, Live Nation and AEG.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefing Room Business & People News Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:00:00 +0000 170321 at SoCal Rentals First To Purchase Martin Audio CDD-LIVE <div class="node-body press_release-body"><div></div><p>Burbank, CA&ndash;&ndash;A leader in professional equipment rentals, technical management and production consulting, SoCal Rentals recently became the first US customer to purchase Martin Audio&rsquo;s new CDD-LIVE speakers.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sound Briefing Room Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:00:00 +0000 170301 at Strange Design <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Lighting designer Chris Kuroda and production designer Abigail Rosen Holmes co-create the latest Phish tour.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Concerts General Admission Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:22:00 +0000 169011 at QSC Premieres The New TouchMix-30 Pro Compact Digital Mixer <div class="node-body press_release-body"><div></div><p><strong>Costa Mesa, CA </strong>(September 29, 2016) &ndash; <a href="">QSC</a> is pleased to introduce the <a href="">TouchMix-30 Pro</a>, 32-channel digital mixer to customers worldwide, with immediate availability in select markets.&nbsp; Perfect for production professionals, musicians and bands as well as live performance venues, TouchMix-30 Pro sets a remarkable, new standard for performance in a compact digital mixer with features and functionality that will satisfy the most demanding professional, while also providing an intuitive </p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sound Briefing Room Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:00:00 +0000 170241 at Barco And High End Systems Fuel Excitement In Drake's Summer Sixteen Tour <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Visualization pioneer Barco and High End Systems, a Barco company, are providing their best-in-class AV solutions to help create a mind-blowing visual spectacular for rap artist and songwriter Drake&rsquo;s current North America concert tour. The company is part of team led by world-renowned Lighting Designer Guy Pavelo and Tour Director Steve Kidd of GP-SK Design &amp; Production.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Briefing Room Concerts Staging & Rental Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:01:00 +0000 170211 at