entertainment • presentation • installation

28 September 2016

Outline PA for an Englishman in Florence

Outline PA for an Englishman in FlorenceItaly - This summer, on the Florence date of Sting's marathon Back to Bass tour, the artist and his band performed at the city's Cascine Park for an ecstatic sold-out audience, which was able to enjoy every nuance of Sting's hits, thanks to an Outline GTO audio rig supplied by Emporio On Stage and helmed by the artist's veteran FOH engineer Howard Page. Howard Page explained, "The secret to good live sound is to know your audience, so you make a decision based on them, and with Sting I look for perfect clarity and definition, tuning the ... More >>

Nexo STM flies high at balloon festival

Nexo STM flies high at balloon festivalCanada - Rental company Omnison has debuted Nexo's STM modular line array system against the spectacular backdrop of the International Balloon Festival at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. The annual event is one of the five biggest festivals in Quebec, a nine-day fiesta themed around the hot air balloon, and including diverse music, comedy and animation programming for its 400,000 visitors. Omnison has a long history with Nexo products, with stock inventory of Geo T and Geo D Series systems, and over 60 cabinets of Geo S8. The company was an ... More >>

Entec makes it happen for Amy Schumer

Entec makes it happen for Amy SchumerUK - Few comedians would have the sheer brass neck to have their arena show opened by a three-piece progressive jazz trio, but Amy Schumer is hardly run-of-the-mill. A multiple Emmy Award winner, Schumer has become virtually omnipresent on US television, famed for her confessional, observational, self-deprecating schtick. In September, the Jewish stand-up princess arrived in Europe to play a string of dates with Entec Sound & Light providing a complete production package to promoter Live Nation UK. Sandwiched between appearances in ... More >>

White Light supplies Chichester Festival Theatre

White Light supplies Chichester Festival TheatreUK - Chichester Festival Theatre has an international reputation for producing work of the highest quality, from large-scale musicals to distinguished dramas. The venue recently decided to update its lighting rig; not only to install the latest technology but to also remain as environmentally friendly as possible. They approached White Light who supplied them with a range of the ETC Source Four LED Series 2 Lustrs for their Minerva Studio space. WL has a long relationship with Chichester Festival Theatre. Not only does the technical ... More >>

Rose Theatre relies on Straightpoint load cells

Rose Theatre relies on Straightpoint load cellsUK - Six Straightpoint load cells are being used by the Rose Theatre Kingston in South West London during a three-week run of Zack Helm's Good Canary, directed by John Malkovich. The ensemble of load cells includes two that were ordered at the 11th hour due to scenic additions. The latest Loadlink plus load cells were added to the rigging following the addition of side masking to three 4m-high LED screens that are tracked up and down stage during performances and integral to the production. Wayne Parry, head of production at the ... More >>

Star turn for Hull 2017

Star turn for Hull 2017UK - Star Events is an appointed supplier to Hull UK City of Culture 2017, which has just unveiled the first season of its 365-day programme of events. Star has provided technical and infrastructure expertise to Hull 2017 over the past few months, including the hugely successful Place des Anges, an aerial spectacular, which attracted 10,000 people to the city centre in July. Roger Barrett, special projects director at Star Events, comments, "We are delighted to have been able to offer support to Hull 2017, bringing our knowledge and ... More >>

Community meets acoustic challenge of IKEA

Community meets acoustic challenge of IKEACanada - The landmark stores of leading home furnishings retailer IKEA are located in more than 50 countries worldwide. In Canada, IKEA has 12 stores which are visited by over 25m people every year. The company has just completed a new Distribution Centre warehouse in Mississauga, Ontario to fulfill customer orders from its four Toronto area stores as well as e-commerce purchases. The new facility will also support the growth plans for IKEA Canada in new and existing markets. At 397,000sq.ft, the Distribution Centre presented an ... More >>

Prolight Concepts enjoys busy September on the road

Prolight Concepts enjoys busy September on the roadUK - September has been a busy month on the road for The Prolight Concepts Group. Recently returning from PLASA 2016 where they exhibited a multitude of exciting new products which proved proving extremely popular. Says the company, "On the whole the show was very busy for us. With having taken a few years break from exhibiting, the new venue at Olympia London was a wise choice by PLASA, providing a real buzz on the show floor with a large number of visitors to our stand." Top products on display included the eLumen8 1RE Beam, a ... More >>

KV2 Audio announces VHD 5.0 demo day

KV2 Audio announces VHD 5.0 demo dayUK - KV2 Audio has confirmed the UK launch of their VHD 5.0 Constant Power Point Source Array. Taking place at Production Park, Wakefield on 6 October, KV2 invites all industry professionals and users alike to experience "A Bold New Advancement in Concert Sound Reinforcement". In an event running alongside Production Park's Production Future's networking and Recruitment Market Place event and TPI's Breakthrough Talent Awards running in the evening, the day will offer the opportunity to experience this new system in an environment ... More >>

PixelFLEX bends the rules with TrueFLEX

PixelFLEX bends the rules with TrueFLEXUSA - The LED video display manufacturer PixelFLEX has announced the launch of the TrueFLEX LED video tile. Designed for fixed installations which require a non-traditional LED solution, TrueFLEX offers more flexibility than ever before through its ability to curve in any direction and attach to virtually any surface while still providing a high-resolution LED video playback system, says the company. Available in 2.5mm, 3.0mm, 4.0mm, 6mm and 10mm indoor pitch options, the TrueFLEX LED video system now gives designers the opportunity to ... More >>

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