Clay Paky Lighting Fires Up Mana’s Cama Incendiada World Tour

Alain Corthout was lighting designer for the tour, which featured 107 Clay Paky Mythos, 54 A.leda B-EYE K10s, 32 A.leda B-EYE K20s and 36 Stormys in the rig.

Mexican rock pop band Mana recently concluded its Cama Incendiada World Tour with a large complement of Clay Paky Mythos, A.leda B-EYE K10 and K20, and Stormy lighting fixtures adding color and punch to the global production.

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The Cama Incendiada World Tour was the eighth concert tour by the band, which hails from Guadalajara.  It was in support of Mana’s latest studio album, Cama Incendiada (Burning Bed).  The band has earned four Grammy Awards, seven Latin Grammys, five MTV Video Music Awards Latin America and more.  No other Latin rock band consistently sells more albums or concert tickets: Mana has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide.

Clay Paky Lighting Fires Up Mana’s Cama Incendiada World Tour

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Alain Corthout was lighting designer for the tour, which featured 107 Clay Paky Mythos, 54 A.leda B-EYE K10s, 32 A.leda B-EYE K20s and 36 Stormys in the rig.  

Two groups of Mythos were on upstage and side cranes.  “Sometimes I used the spot function and sometimes the beam function; eight more Mythos acted as followspots,” explains Menga Cruz, the tour’s lighting programmer and operator.

Alain Corthout was lighting designer for the tour, which featured 107 Clay Paky Mythos, 54 A.leda B-EYE K10s, 32 A.leda B-EYE K20s and 36 Stormys in the rig

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Two groups of Mythos were on upstage and side cranes.  “Sometimes I used the spot function and sometimes the beam function; eight more Mythos acted as followspots,” explains Menga Cruz, the tour’s lighting programmer and operator.

Sixteen K20s were positioned on the floor, five per side for the band and six at the back of the stage.  The remaining 16 K20s were mounted on the upstage top truss.  The K10s joined the Stormys on a little wall at the back of the stage.

Alain Corthout was lighting designer for the tour, which featured 107 Clay Paky Mythos, 54 A.leda B-EYE K10s, 32 A.leda B-EYE K20s and 36 Stormys in the rig

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“The Clay Paky fixtures made the lighting design pop with their powerful colors,” Cruz says.  “The Mythos were very impressive.  They had the same punch of light in white or red, the gobos were incredible and the zoom awesome.  The tour was my first project with Stormy.  I liked their brightness and the flash speed.”

The equipment was provided by Procolor of Guadalajara, that they purchased by HERMES MUSIC, Clay Paky distributor for Mexico. 

Alain Corthout was lighting designer for the tour, which featured 107 Clay Paky Mythos, 54 A.leda B-EYE K10s, 32 A.leda B-EYE K20s and 36 Stormys in the rig

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A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive North American distributor for Clay Paky.

Francesco Romagnoli, Clay Paky Area Manager for North and Latin America, added, “This was a great design and a great use of our lights. We were proud to be a part of it.”

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