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Lighting and video specialist Colour Sound Experiment supplied lighting equipment, LED screen, rigging and crew to the most recent UK leg of Respect: The Aretha Franklin Songbook tour which has just finished.
So successful has been the debut of Martin Audio’s new WPS line array on the Eddie Izzard tour that Capital Sound has immediately taken the opportunity to extend its inventory, after winning the bid for the Tim Minchin tour—since the two UK itineraries overlapped.
Warsaw’s PGE Narodowy Stadium scored a first in its history when it sold out a concert of Polish artists to an enthusiastic audience nearly of 60,000 fans. Co-headliners hip-hop artist Taco Hemingway and pop artist Dawid Podsiadlo are recognized as a new wave of talented Polish performers so Pawel “Spider” Pajak gave them the star treatment with a complement of Claypaky fixtures lighting their acts.
As a result of a European tender, both media parties are commissioned by the NOS to take care of the registration, including all technical facilities, crew and equipment, of the three live shows from Rotterdam Ahoy. This unique collaboration allows us to create the best production for a global audience that meets all technical production requirements.
A large complement of Claypaky lighting fixtures hit the road with Mexican pop rock band Maná when the multi-Grammy Award winners launched their North American Rayando el Sol Tour in September. The tour is named for the band’s first hit single. Maná was founded in Mexico in 1986 and has become one of the most successful rock bands in Latin music history. It has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide and won four Grammys and eight Latin Grammys. The Rayando el Sol Tour kicked off in September in Corpus Christi, Texas and wrapped in Los Angeles in December playing more than 30 dates. Their seven-show LA appearance at The Forum broke the six-night record of Kanye West and The Eagles since the venue opened.
In November, lighting designer Hayden Borgars included the VL10 BeamWash from Vari-Lite, a Signify (Euronext: LIGHT) entertainment lighting brand, in his design for the UK tour by California ‘rapcore’ band, Fever 333. Using the VL10 BeamWash for the first time, Borgars found its unprecedented effects versatility, speed and power to be a perfect fit for his design.
December - The bi-annual Classical Spectacular, held for six performances in London’s Royal Albert Hall in November, demonstrated its continuing use of cutting-edge lighting technology by deploying the first Claypaky Xtylos used in the UK. The Xtylos is the first moving head with a laser light source.
When Sellersville Theater 1894 north of Philadelphia sought to upgrade their aging lighting rig early in 2019 they contacted Artistic Concepts Group, Inc. of Chantilly, Virginia, for a solution and ended up demoing a number of potential fixtures. “Michael Wysolmerski at Artistic Concepts was very patient and brought in dozens of lights to demo,” recounts the theater’s Technical Director and Production Manager, Daniel Faga. “We both knew the Artiste DaVinci was the winner as soon as we saw them in the space.”
Blackmagic Design today announced that live video for the European dates of Little Mix’s LM5 Tour was delivered by the LED Shed, who relied on acquisition and control hardware from Blackmagic Design. The solution featured URSA Mini Pro fiber chains and ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K.
LM5: The Tour is the sixth concert tour by British pop girl group, Little Mix. Opening at the WiZink Center in Madrid in September, the European tour has spanned 40 shows in total, concluding at London’s O2 Arena.
Norwegian DJ and record producer, Alan Walker is currently out on his latest ‘Aviation’ tour across China, India and Norway, along with an Allen & Heath dLive Wings system handling both FOH and monitor duties.
Broadcasting globally in more than 150 countries and territories, World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in gaming and entertainment and has ignited the worldwide poker industry. As a leader in the innovation of the sport since 2002, WPT also hosts a number of high-profile corporate and VIP events throughout the year. Needing a design element that could accentuate the visual experience at each tournament and event, WPT Global Events Manager Steve De Santis invested in reFLEXion LED video systems from Nashville-based PixelFLEX™.
FOH engineer, Mike Platt, has worked with Tom Walker since 2017, when he was part of a three-piece support act for The Script. The Scottish artist's rise to fame has been quick: since then he has secured a 2019 BRIT Award, and his debut album, What A Time To Be Alive, peaked at the top spot in the UK Album Chart. This meant Platt and monitor engineer, Liam Shannon, opted for a pair of DiGiCo SD10s to produce a bigger and bolder show for Walker’s UK and European tour.
The pressure was on for lighting designer Sven Kučinić of LumiLas d.o.o. when Croatian superstar band Prljavo Kazalište decided to stage a momentous concert in Zagreb marking the 30th anniversary of the largest ever music concert in Croatian history, which took place at Zagreb’s Ban Jelačić Square on October 17th 1989 attended by over 250,000 people. Banned by the police and authorities in the then still communist-run state of Yugoslavia – the scent of Croatian independence was in the air and the show went ahead anyway in the face of threats to cut the power. It was a peaceful, emotionally-charged gesture in the name of freedom of expression and choice, heralding the start of intense political and social changes across the region. The band were as huge then as they are today!
In April 2019, world renowned artistic director and show creator, Luc Petit, has launched a brand new show in Qingdao, China named the ‘Qing Show’. This permanent show was in development for more than 4 years by international teams from Luc PETIT and Art Team Group Asia Ltd. The grand opening of this exceptional and one of a kind show attracted more than 1500 spectators. disguise solution sits at the heart of the production with disguise 4x4pro’s powering the show’s extensive video projection mapping.
Drawing 1.5 million people to its first instalment in 1985, Rock in Rio has since ranked among the world’s largest music festivals and moved beyond its native Rio de Janeiro with events in Lisbon, Madrid and Las Vegas. It is also broadcast live by Globosat using IP infrastructure based on technology from German IP broadcast pioneer, Lawo. Rock in Rio 2019 was a ten-day event at Barra Olympic Park in Rio and featured Drake, Foo Fighters, Bon Jovi, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Iron Maiden, P!nk and Muse on the Palco Mundo stage, with Seal & Bahian Xenia, Whitesnake, Jessie J and Slayer among the acts rocking the Sunset stage.