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  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 08:11 AM,
    Rock in Rio is one of the largest, most recognized music festivals in the world, with several global affiliations. At the Lisbon event in Portugal’s capital at Parque da Bella Vista, K-array’s Firenze system featuring Slim Array Technology (SAT) and digital steering was chosen by Brazilian rental company, Gabisom, to be installed and operated at the festival’s secondary stage sponsored by Vodafone. The stage was scheduled to host 3 live shows each day for a grueling 14-day period. The system… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 07:07 AM,
    Housed in the former St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Seattle’s nonprofit Fremont Abbey Arts Center offers arts and cultural experiences to people of all ages and incomes, focusing on local music, contemporary dance, visual art, spoken word, and storytelling. It’s a hub for artists, students, and community members, with classes, concerts, workshops, and other events. In 2015, 1,642 adult artists and 103 youth artists participated, and annual attendance is more than 39,800. Although the Center is equipped with a full-sized PA… View this post
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  • Monday, September 26, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/26/16 08:42 AM,
    When sound designer for The Hubble Cantata, Garth MacAleavey, began to plan his sound setup for this year’s live event, he knew that DPA Microphones needed to be part of the show. What he wasn’t expecting, was how essential DPA would become to the overall performance. “I was first introduced to a DPA representative through a mutual friend and Grammy winning sound engineer Marc Urselli,” says MacAleavey. “I told him about this wildly ambitious gig, and how I really wanted… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/26/16 06:38 AM,
    Friends With Benefits is a nonprofit organization that produces concerts to benefit local charities, raising more than $100,000 in the past year alone. Every April, in downtown Augusta, the organization puts on a concert called The Major Rager, and it also offers a popular series called The Riverwalk Revival. The shows are held at the lovely Jessye Norman Amphitheater, adjacent to the Augusta Commons on the shore of the Savannah River, and they are recorded and webcast. For these events,… View this post
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  • Friday, September 23, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/23/16 11:36 AM,
    During a recent week-long tour of Mexico, pope Francis addressed record audiences at five venues around the country, accompanied by Solid State Logic Live L500 and L300 consoles in a variety of roles. Miguel Angel Tapia Trujillo was the front of house engineer at the Parque Chamizal in Ciudad Juárez. His SSL L500 console used the SSL Blacklight II high bandwidth multiplexed MADI connection for around 90 inputs from stage including choir, orchestra, and podium microphones, plus the stage feeds… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/23/16 07:10 AM,
    With over four million tickets sold to concerts that have taken place in 35 countries, The Australian Pink Floyd Show has amazed millions of concertgoers with a replication of the classic UK band’s live show. Employing a collection of visual aids (including lasers, inflatables and 3D stereoscopic projection), the group’s live shows recreate the look, feel and sound of Pink Floyd’s later world tours. For over 120 shows this year, the touring ensemble has had DiGiCo SD consoles on tour… View this post
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  • Thursday, September 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/22/16 02:13 PM,
    San Diego-based rock/roots/reggae outfit Slightly Stoopid recently wrapped up its ninth coast-to-coast summertime tour of North American amphitheaters and pavilions. Billed as the Return of the Red Eye Summer Tour—with support from SOJA and Fortunate Youth, as well as other acts on select dates—the trek ran from mid-June through the end of August carrying L-Acoustics K2 arrays supplied by Miami-based Beach Sound. Although Return of the Red Eye marked the third consecutive summer that Beach Sound had toured with Slightly… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/22/16 08:03 AM,
    For more than two decades, Tampa Bay has been a stronghold in Southern Hip-Hop culture. To commemorate the city’s rich music history and to work towards building a brighter future, Park Jam Series Florida will launch an outdoor event series this fall that focuses on family, education, music and community enrichment. Peavey Electronics announces corporate sponsorship of this series, celebrating Hip Hop’s positive influence on urban youth. Park Jam Series Florida will run for four Saturdays over four months—Sept. 17,… View this post
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  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/21/16 12:10 PM,
    The final live show by Kyosuke Himuro, one of Japan’s most successful pop singers, was an emotional experience for 50,000 Japanese pop fans, being the very last time that they would see the singer/songwriter on stage. Thanks to L-Acoustics KS28 subwoofers, the sold-out Tokyo Dome show was a fitting end to a distinguished live career. The series of shows billed as Kyosuke Himuro Last Gigs concluded at the Tokyo Dome, with the main audio system supplied by Japanese rental companies… View this post
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    09/21/16 10:32 AM,
    Insomniac recently held its 21st Annual Nocturnal Wonderland Festival at the San Manuel Amphitheater and grounds for crowds that totaled over 67,000 during three days of music, camping and merry-making. Featuring leading EDM artists such as Bassnectar, Deorro, Above and Beyond, Coone, Big Gigantic, Knife Party, Chromeo, 3LAU, Audien and more, the event was comprised of three stages including Wolves Den that featured Martin Audio MLA arrays provided by 3G Productions of Las Vegas and LA. The setup for Wolves… View this post
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