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BRAZIL: World acclaimed lighting designer Durham Marenghi used over 850 automated fixtures from leading Italian entertainment lighting brand Clay Paky in his theatrical lighting design for this year’s Opening and Closing Ceremonies at the Rio Olympics, Brazil. His team included programmers Andy Voller, Ross Williams and Paulinho Lebrão, associate LD Joyce Drummond, spot captain Chris Henry, TV lighting director Nick Collier and lighting team manager Jennie Marenghi. The equipment was supplied by Italian rental company Agora and was managed by Nicola Manuel-Tallino and Giulio Rovelli.
Quicklink TX brings Michelle Obama and Mulberry School for Girls together for International Day of the Girl
Skype and world-renowned magazine Glamour came together for International Day of the Girl to power a live conversation and discussion between Michelle Obama and adolescent girls around the world on the importance of education. For the event, Mulberry School for Girls, a high achieving, oversubscribed and successful girls’ comprehensive school joined in on the global live conversation using the Quicklink TX Multi.
Electronic dance music lighting designer Conor Biddle specified an Avolites Sapphire Touch console to power his beat-perfect, immersive design for Winterparty '16, which returned to Ireland's 3Arena in October after a 12-year hiatus.
Inspired by the lighting at Las Vegas super-clubs, Biddle designed an intense, high-production show to celebrate the mammoth dance event's welcome return, which saw an epic line-up including Skream, Matador and Sven Vath.
At the beginning of this year, Tom Chaplin, ex-lead singer of Keane, announced his intention to embark on a solo career. In June, he completed his first album The Wave, which was released in mid-October. In the same month, he played a series of eight intimate gigs to promote the album. With an unusual list of venues and extremely limited space, DiGiCo S21s were the perfect fit for both Front of House and monitor positions.
One of America’s greatest musical exports with a career spanning 60 years, Kenny Rogers visited the UK and Europe in November as part of his very last tour. Titled The Gambler’s Last Deal, referencing his 1978 worldwide hit, this leg of the tour saw the 78-year-old icon perform to standing ovations at venues in Glasgow, Amsterdam, Basel, Dublin, Belfast and London, where he played a pair of shows at the Palladium and Eventim Apollo Hammersmith.
When the Red Hot Chili Peppers play a show there is no one in the audience who can resist the dynamic of the four artists on stage. It is not only the still neck breaking energy that distinguishes this band from others, or their music that still has the beat, it is also their lighting design that was and currently is such an eye opener.
The Zurich Openair Festival, which has existed since 2010, attracted more than 60,000 visitors this year to the festival grounds on the outskirts of Zurich.
Few bands are more immediately recognizable—visually and sonically—than The Cure, whose enduring career is now entering its fourth decade. London-based Britannia Row Productions has been with singer/guitarist Robert Smith and his mates for most of that time, since 1979, providing global touring support for the post-punk group, which is currently out on the road with an L-Acoustics K1/K2 system.
Southern rock band Widespread Panic returned to the road for their annual Halloween extravaganza with a lighting package provided by Bandit Lites. The ten day tour treated the jam band’s diehard fan base with both Widespread Panic’s own psychedelic songs and covers including Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid” (complete with a confetti cannon) that hadn’t been played by the band since 1987.
Music fans across the country continue to discover the unique sounds of R&B-tinged indie band Wet, who played dates across North America this fall using effects from Elation Professional color-changing ACL 360 Bar™ battens as powerful visual accompaniment. Touring in support of their debut album “Don’t You,” released earlier in the year, the Brooklyn-based trio plays an engaging and increasingly popular brand of music that mixes the genres of R&B, electronic, rock, and pop.
Indian PA company, Stagecraft, recently employed its new dLive digital mixing system at the huge Dildar Dandiya dance festival, held in the city of Gujarat in Surat, known as ‘Land of the Festivals’.
One of America’s top lighting designers for television, Victor Fable, used Elation’s new Fuze Par Z120 IP™ LED wash light as part of a large Elation Professional lighting package on the recent AT&T Audience Network Music Concerts that aired exclusively on DIRECTV and AT&T U-verse. Southern California-based Kinetic Lighting supplied the new LED wash light for the shows along with Elation’s award-winning Platinum FLX™ hybrid moving head, Colour Chorus Series™ LED batten, and Elation’s Platinum Beam 5R™ and Platinum Beam 5R Extreme™ moving head beam lights.
German musical theatre production company, Spotlight Musicals has made a significant investment into the visual impact of its stage productions by adopting large scale visual imaging projection technology from Digital Projection.
Ever since Atlanta-based lighting designer Greg Ellis discovered Robe’s BMFL moving lights which were launched in 2014, he has been recommending them to as many people as possible and continues to be “consistently impressed" with Robe’s subsequent product launches.
At the 50th Annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, held at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on November 2, Beyoncé gracefully crossed over into the world of country music, delivering the marquee performance of the night while being supported by Sennheiser’s Digital 9000 wireless microphone system.