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Articles Tagged Tour

  • Tuesday, July 01, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/01/14 11:41 AM,
    Country music star Dierks Bentley is currently out headlining his 2014 Riser Tour through the fall. VER Tour Sound is supplying a sound reinforcement system featuring Harman’s JBL VTX line arrays powered by Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers. Christie Lites is providing a full Harman Martin rig for the dynamic lighting system, highlighted by MAC Quantum fixtures. The audio system features a left-right hang of 16 JBL VTX V25 line array loudspeakers per side, with six VTX S28 subwoofers per side… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundProductionNewsProductionAudioLightingAmplifierConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/26/14 01:54 PM,
    Lady Antebellum continue to build on their success with seven GRAMMY Awards, platinum-certified sales and their Take Me Downtown Tour, which stops at nearly 80 cities across North America. The Nashville-based trio insists on the best possible audio in all its live performances and officially endorsed Sennheiser since 2008. Most recently, Lady Antebellum has integrated Sennheiser’s Digital 9000 wireless system into their live touring rig, enabling the band to deliver pristine wireless sound to audiences at every performance. Lady Antebellum’s… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Thursday, January 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/16/14 10:44 AM,
    The second half of the Indochine Black City tour kicked off with sound reinforcement once again provided by Adamson E15 and E12 line arrays and T21 subwoofers. The first half of the tour deployed the same Adamson system. The Black City Tour is performing in large venues throughout France, Belgium and Switzerland culminating with a performance at the Stade de France in June. Nicolar Sirkis, the front man and lead singer for Indochine, assisted in the creation of a sound,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, January 09, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/09/14 12:13 PM,
    Supergrass frontman, Gaz Coombes, has just completed a UK tour with an Allen & Heath iLive digital system at FOH, ME personal mixers managing monitors, and Dante for recording. Showcasing Gaz’s new solo material, the tour took place in churches across the country.  Engineer, Gavin McComb, selected an iLive modular system comprising an iLive-80 Control Surface and iDR10 MixRack to manage FOH, with iLive apps and PL controllers for additional remote control. “Apart from being a very well designed piece… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalMonitoringSound ReinforcementSystem

  • Friday, October 25, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/25/13 01:43 PM,
    Touring artists Shane & Shane and Phil Wickham will deliver fun, family-friendly nights of holiday cheer and worship on their fourth annual Christmas tour, and PreSonus will be with them from start to finish. The artists will use the new PreSonus StudioLive 32.4.2AI digital mixer the entire tour and will use the StudioLive AI-series PA loudspeakers at most locations. “We’re extremely impressed with the StudioLive products’ audio quality, features, and ease of use,” explains tour engineer Travis Brockway. “These products… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, October 08, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/08/13 12:42 PM,
    Robbie Williams’ “Take the Crown” European stadium tour, his first solo tour for seven years, kicked off on June 14 of this year, taking in 11 countries across June, July and August.  Sherif el Barbari, Audio System Designer and System Engineer for Robbie Williams, designed and specified the entire PA system around the requirements of the tour. Britannia Row, who had already serviced Robbie Williams’ tours for almost two decades, supplied the all of the audio equipment for the tour.… View this story
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  • Tuesday, September 24, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/24/13 12:51 PM,
    Having used GLP’s impression X4 LED heads in the design of Fleetwood Mac’s current touring set, production designer Paul ‘Arlo’ Guthrie has turned to 16 of the small impression X4S for the current theatre (and festival) shows by veteran rock singer, Chris Isaak. These are mounted on five vertical pipes — four on the center bar and three each on the others. With economy at the forefront of his thinking, Guthrie sensed that the new X4S fixtures could not only… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsConcertStage

  • Friday, September 13, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/13/13 02:05 PM,
    Bruno Mars is riding high off the success of his sold-out ‘Moonshine Jungle’ outing. Sporting a diverse set-list with a mix of eclectic covers, radio hits, and originals (many from his latest outing, Unorthodox Jukebox CD), the tour was recently made Rolling Stone magazine’s list of “50 greatest live acts right now.” The Clair Global tour is outfitted with dual DiGiCo SD7s at FOH and monitors, both running redundant Waves SoundGrid servers. Each desk has two SD racks for individual… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/21/13 12:35 PM,
    This summer’s premier North American ’90s group tour—Under The Sun – is a five-band show that plays in just about every type of venue “under the sun” during its marathon 36-city sweep. Traveling on tour buses with limited space and having to quickly set up gear to illuminate stages of all shapes and sizes presented some tricky challenges for Ian Staer. Circuit Six’ Staer is the lighting designer for Smash Mouth, headliner of the show, which also features decade icons… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingConcertStage

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/20/13 01:39 PM,
    Described by Rolling Stone magazine as among the greatest live acts presently touring, Bruno Mars has been out on the road supporting his platinum Unorthodox Jukebox album — which officially became the fastest selling album by a recording artist in 2012. Once again his production design team on this arena tour is Cory FitzGerald and LeRoy Bennett, who have worked with the artist since the 2011 Hooligans in Wondaland tour. Stepping up to larger arenas this time around, production has… View this story
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