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Ed Sheeran has always enjoyed huge popularity, but with ÷ (Divide) having dominated the international album charts since its release and the accompanying ÷ Tour selling out the instant dates were announced, it has never been higher. The tour began in Europe in Italy’s Turin in March, travelling to Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Spain before heading to the arenas of the UK and Ireland. It has worked its way round South America, Central America and Mexico in May and June, then back to the UK before heading over to the US. Ed is once again using Sennheiser’s flagship Digital 9000 Series microphone system and 2000 series wireless monitors, supplied by production company Major Tom.
The Claypaky Scenius Unico and Claypaky Mythos2 have been selected by award-winning lighting and production designer Mark Cunniffe and lighting director Matt Jones as the workhorse fixtures for multi-award-winning artist Ed Sheeran in his current record-breaking worldwide new album tour. Cunniffe has been working with Ed since the artist began touring in 2011, developing a close creative partnership that has evolved over time as the star’s music has spread to reach international acclaim.
Tegen de Sterren Op (TDSO) is a highly popular, hilariously funny slickly presented TV series on Flemish commercial channel VTM that uncompromisingly satirises and sends up politicians, celebrities and anyone else on the ‘fair game’ radar …. all in the name of incisive entertainment by a very talented cast.
Of course ... there is also an equally talented production team behind this success, including creative practice Painting with Light, who were tasked with designing a completely new set together with lighting and video.
They worked on the set elements with scenic specialist Deusjevoo, their near neighbours at Genk’s C-MINE complex. It was a visual concept that brought an urban chic feel to the seventh TDSO series, also delivering dynamic lighting and video.
Tel Aviv based Light Architects Cochavi & Klein are known for their style and propensity for invention … and they are also really impressed with Robe’s Spiider LED wash beams!
The leading designers seized the opportunity of the ‘Picnic Passover with Black Coffee’, a pumping electronic music event presented by The Tripping in Tel Aviv’s most famous urban oasis, Hayarkon Park, to utilise 48 x Spiiders and 24 x Robe Pointes on a circular trussing structure, forming a massive ‘sun’, which was winched above the crowds on a crane.
The sold-out event featured incendiary sets from award-winning, rising-star South African DJ and music producer Black Coffee, plus DJs Jenia Tersol & Benji. They, together with a hugely enthusiastic audience, enjoyed the unique setting of the park, which is known for its magical aura and ancient rocks brought from all over Israel, including yellow sand rocks from Mount Hermon … reportedly over 70 million years old!
The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival returned to the 700 acre field known affectionately as “The Farm” with more than 65,000 in attendance in search of good vibes and great music. Bandit Lites was proud to be asked by Lambda Productions to provide a lighting package for multiple stages, the iconic Tower at Bonnaroo, along with several floor packages for artists in attendance.
This year’s line-up of more than 100 acts included U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, Chance the Rapper, Major Lazer, Flume, Lorde, The XX, Travis Scott, Cage the Elephant, Marshmello and The Head and the Heart.
U2’s show designer, Willie Williams, designed the mainstage festival system for U2’s immense show on Friday night. It was then dropped, re-hung and re-configured for the acts to use on Saturday and Sunday.
For Ricky Martin’s monitor engineer, Steve May, DiGiCo consoles hold two big advantages: their I/O capacity - which means he never worries about running out of inputs or outputs - and the ability to switch seamlessly between consoles in the range. Both have made life easier as he and Front of House engineer Chris ‘Privet’ Hedge travel round Spain and Portugal on the current leg of Ricky Martin’s tour.
INSIGHT TV, the world’s largest producer and broadcaster of adventure travel and extreme sports genres in true, unscripted 4K UHD, has partnered with Monster Energy, further highlighting its relationships with major brands as it continues to push the boundaries for extreme sports TV. The channel is showcasing Secrets of DarkFEST, a storytelling behind-the-scenes, no holds barred film that delves into the trials and tribulations of creating one of the world’s craziest and most gnarly mountain bike (MTB) events, Pure Darkness: DarkFEST, co-produced with Monster Energy. Secrets of DarkFEST will be shown at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2017 from 19th – 23rd June.
Secrets of DarkFEST is a 60-minute film that captures all the drama and layered storytelling that comes with building a unique MTB course with insanely huge jumps over three weeks.
The narrative revolves around MTB hero and project mastermind Sam Reynolds.
Lighthouse Productions (LHP) from Dubai created a unique visual design for the Islamic Art Awards 2017, staged at the Abu Dhabi National Theatre.
The lively, colourful carnivalesque aesthetic is the vision of the band’s creative director Kim Gavin and the result of some serious creative and technical talents who have collaborated to bring action packed drama to a strong, highly entertaining performance by the band. The WI team was led by Hans Willems and Koen Peeters and the company was asked on-board by production manager Chris Vaughan. They worked closely with production designer Ray Winkler for Stufish, scenic designer Misty Buckley, lighting designer Tim Routledge and video designer Alex Leinster to specify and construct the numerous custom elements.
Recently top Russian rapper Баста performed in front of a sold-out, 35,000-strong crowd at Moscow’s Olympic Stadium, setting a new record for an in-the-round performance by a Russian artist. Front of House sound engineer Ruslan Dmitriev naturally wanted a top class console for such a prestigious show, so he chose the Yamaha RIVAGE PM10.
HSL supplied a large floor-and-roof specials lighting package – over 180 fixtures – which was specified by show designer Andy Hurst for Swedish DJ duo Axwell^Ingrosso’s banging set in the Steel Yard.
The large industrial strength temporary venue structure has been making a few appearances around the UK and was erected in Victoria Park, Hackney, for a two day dance music extravaganza – Steel Yard London – presented by Creamfields over the late May bank holiday weekend.
In addition to overseeing the show’s general visuallity, Andy worked closely on a lighting design with Dan Robinson who programmed and operated lights for the show, while Andy ran over 100 lasers which were supplied by ER.
The Spaladium Arena in the stunning Croatian coastal town of Split was the venue for the 2017 Porin Music Awards (AKA 'the Porins'), a glamourous, high profile evening which honours the achievements and talent of Croatian artists across a diverse mix of genres and 30 categories and is broadcast live on the national HRT network.
Lighting designer for this year was HRT's Marko Foretić who chose to work with a moving light rig of over 160 Robe fixtures, supplied by one of the leading Croatian rental companies, Promologistika. He worked closely with Promologistika's Miro Hrg who designed the set and video elements.
Marko's ideas for the lighting were developed following in-depth conversations with Miro and the event's director, Danko Volarić.
Creative design practise Painting with Light decided on a contemporary, slightly urban stage presentation for the 2017 Schlagerfestival produced by PSE Belgium and Medialaanwhich comprised five completely sold-out shows at the 21,000 capacity Ethias Arena in Hasselt, Belgium.
Luc Peumans was production designer, Paco Mispelters was lighting director with Michael Al Far co-ordinating the playback video elements along with content designer Sina Sohn. All combined their ideas to present show director Luc Koenen with some big, bold, bright and epic looking settings to deliver a three hour performance spectacle featuring 42 different schlager artists.
Renowned metal supergroup, Soen, has just completed a month-long tour of Europe carrying a compact dLive touring rig from Allen & Heath’s new dLive C Class range.
Clear-Com®, a leader in real-time communication and connectivity solutions, was Cirque de Soleil’s intercom provider of choice for the company’s Broadway musical ‘PARAMOUR’. The show, which closed out a year-long run on April 16, 2017, used Clear-Com’s HelixNet wired and FreeSpeak II wireless intercoms to provide complete coverage throughout the 1,932 seat, 24,000 square foot Lyric Theater.