For Apple devices, including iPad and iPhone, download the Live Design app for free from the Apple App Store. For an Android tablet or smartphone, download the app for free from the Google Play Store....More
UV/FX, the long time LA Based UV scenic design and production specialists have designed and created a cool new 30’ x 40’ UV Dual Image Backdrop for the Finnish Band Nightwish’s summer tour. Like most of the UV/FX scenic pieces, this backdrop has one look under normal light and completely changes to an underwater scene under UV lighting to the crowds delight. Hand painted on flame retarded lenofilled scrim, the drop weighs under 60 pounds and goes up on the truss in minutes....More
(September 18, 2015) – Fall Out Boy just wrapped “The Boys of Zummer Tour” (sic) co-headlining with Wiz Khalifa, and once again Clay Paky fixtures were along for the exciting cross-country ride. A.C.T Lighting, Inc. is the exclusive distributor of Clay Paky products in North America....More
Following on from the custom video solution they supplied for alt-J’s headline show at London’s O2 Arena and subsequent worldwide festival runs, XL Video has supplied a similar LED set-up for the band’s current U.S. tour....More
Lighting and visuals designer Fenton Williams and co-LD / programmer Aaron Stinebrink again collaborated to produce a stunning production design – incorporating lighting, set and video - for the current Dave Matthews Band (DMB) U.S. summer tour.
For the first time, they specified Robe’s BMFL Spot fixtures, 22 of which are being supplied by the tour’s lighting vendor, Theatrical Media Services (TMS) from Omaha, Nebraska....More
Early in 2015, creative production design company 44 Designs (44designs.com) of Nashville, Tennessee, took on set and lighting design duties for country music duo Thompson Square’s new music video “Trans Am” and used Elation Cuepix Panels, Sniper 2R multi-effects and Platinum Beams in the visual design. The award-winning and multi-platinum group liked the look so much they decided to take it out on tour....More
Faith’s 2015 live shows are in support of her third album, A Perfect Contradiction, which has become her most successful to date.
Set designer Joshua Grace worked with lighting designer Tony Austin, to create a ‘Motown, disco and 80s aesthetic stage with a touch of 1930s glamour’. Nite Design’s Phil White was lighting director and programmer for the tour, working alongside Tony Austin....More
Lighting designer and founder of Vortex Lighting, Anne Militello travels across worlds of light, delving into various genres, including concerts, theatre, opera, architectural lighting, and more....More
The Bay Area-based band Primus is touring North America with a Meyer Sound LYON™ linear sound reinforcement system to deliver its quirky, bass-driven brand of alternative rock. Described by FOH engineer Jason Mills as a “really fast” system with plenty of punch, the LYON configuration is provided by Pro Media/UltraSound of Martinez, Calif....More
On her first tour in more than a decade, Shania Twain bids farewell to her concert fans as she packs “A-level” arenas with a Meyer Sound LEO® linear large-scale sound reinforcement system. VER Tour Sound is providing the complete audio, video, and lighting package for the five-month, 59-city “Rock This Country” tour....More
Elevation Worship recently recorded its new album, "Here as in Heaven," in front of a sold-out crowd at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. Clay Paky lighting fixtures, grandMA2 consoles and MDG theONE atmospheric generators were on hand to support the band's live recording and DVD shoot. A.C.T Lighting, Inc. exclusively represents all three brands in North America....More