Loverboy, performing at Summerfest
Milwaukee, WI (August 2, 2013)—This year’s Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI welcomed nearly 900,000 music fans, with Clearwing Productions, Inc. supplying the sound. Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. helped provide new Yamaha CL digital consoles and PM5D-RH, M7Cl and LS9 desks to seven of the 11 stages at the event.

The US Cellular Stage had two Yamaha CL5 consoles, one at front of house and one for monitors. The Uline Warehouse Stage consisted of a CL5 at FOH and an M7CL-48 at monitors. The Johnson Controls World Stage also used a CL5 at FOH and an M7CL-48 at monitors. The Marcus Amphitheatre used a PM5D at monitors and so did the BMO Harris Pavilion and the Miller Stage. The Kohl’s Children's Area was outfitted with a Yamaha LS9-16.

“I converted my PM5D file using Console File Converter, which worked beautifully,” said Jerry Wong, front of house engineer for Loverboy, which performed on the Uline Warehouse Stage. “Then, I added several of the Rupert Neve compressors and an 1176 on the fly at the start of the show, and even in a festival situation everything just seemed to fall right into place and mix itself.”

Clearwing Productions, Inc.

Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems