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Articles Tagged Tour

  • 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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • 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
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingStaging

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/17/13 02:40 PM,
    Popular international reggae star Sean Paul recently toured Germany with an Adamson Energia E15 line array PA provided by Hamburg, Germany-based COBRA sound light. The compact, 10-date tour took place in arenas across the country. COBRA sound light, a full-service provider for pro audio and event technology equipment, recently added the Energia E15 PA for its sound quality, scalability and simple rigging. “The tour was very compact—Sean Paul played at 10 venues in 12 days with seating ranging anywhere from… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, June 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 06/21/13 01:16 PM,
    Two Behringer X32 digital mixers will take the stage with F.R.E.I. when they hit the festival circuit in support of their new album, “Grenzenlos”. Founded by 5 musicians with a bevy of credits from years of touring, F.R.E.I. could have chosen any console for their maiden voyage — and they chose the X32. For monitor duties, F.R.E.I. selected the X32 Rack plus the S16 Digital Snake for stage to front of house connectivity. By creating a dedicated X32 eco-system with… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, April 01, 2013
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    PSW Staff 04/01/13 10:57 AM,
    The Production Resource Group (PRG employed an Outline GTO Line Array, MANTAS and Butterfly-driven sound system for a recent Andrea Bocelli performance in the BB&T Center, the largest indoor arena in Florida. Principally used for live sporting events and with occasional high-end pop concerts, the challenge for Outline and PRG was to transform the sonic space of this multi-purpose arena into a symphonic hall capable of delivering the subtle nuance and gripping power of a Bocelli performance. Outline’s OPENARRAY-3D prediction… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Thursday, March 28, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/28/13 09:36 AM,
    Whether in Las Vegas or on television, magic has never been hotter. The hit television show, Masters of Illusion: Impossible Magic, is now out of the box and into live theatre. Masters of Illusion: Live brings the art of stage illusions live in real time to audiences full of magic fans. In a recent stop at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, New Jersey,ACIR Professional provided engineer Stephen Bonamassa with a Yamaha CL5 and two Rio3224-D input/output racks for… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, February 22, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/22/13 02:08 PM,
    Vintage Trouble, formed just three short years ago, are now the opening act for The Who’s “Quadrophenia and More” tour, already completing 25 shows with 12 more to go. 25-year veteran front of house engineer, Brian Anderson, is mixing the band using a new Yamaha CL5 digital audio console and Rio3224-D, provided by Sound Image (Nashville). Anderson’s credits include Blues Traveler, Spinal Tap, Hoobastank, Batlord, Lovehammers, Brother, just to name a few. He has also mixed a Cirque Productions show… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement



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