Regional and Local


Nashville Gets Waveslive Master Classes

Date: 12/17/2014

Waves Audio will hold a two-day WavesLive master class event in Nashville, featuring live engineers behind tours by Katy Perry, Beck, OneRepublic and others. The event will be held at Soundcheck Nashville on January 12 and 13, 2015.   MORE

Masque Rings Up Disney Musical

Date: 12/09/2014

For the U.S. premiere of Disney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame at the La Jolla Playhouse, five time Tony-award winning sound designer Gareth Owen worked with Masque Sound to handle the audio system.  MORE

SSL Live Moves To Manchester

Date: 12/08/2014

While the organization HOME is currently building its new performing and visual arts complex, the performance group held a production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet at Manchester’s historic Victorian swimming baths.  MORE

Firehouse Fields Harman For NFL

Date: 12/04/2014

The 2014 NFL Kickoff Event, featuring performances by Pharrell Williams and Soundgarden, was held this year outside Seattle’s iconic CenturyLink Field, with New York-based Firehouse Productions providing an audio system featuring Harman’s JBL VTX line arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers.  MORE

Event Enterprises Adds Nexo, Yamaha

Date: 12/03/2014

The production company Event Enterprises recently added 12 Nexo STM M28 speakers to augment its existing Nexo box count, which has grown to 80.  MORE

Sleep Country Gets Rational

Date: 12/02/2014

As General Manager of the Sleep Country Amphitheater, an 18,000-seat live music venue 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Dan Braun needed to replace his SPL monitoring system in a short time span, before a Mötley Crüe show, and turned to Rational Acoustics’ 10EaZy system for help.  MORE

Idols SA Turns To Shure

Date: 11/25/2014

The “Idol” singing competition franchise is popular around the world, and South Africa’s edition, Idols SA, held its season finale on November 23, when competitor Vincent Bones won the season.  MORE

Shure Helps Capture CMA Awards

Date: 11/24/2014

The recent broadcast of the 48th Annual CMA Awards from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena served up some of the best and brightest in the country music world. While a mix of wireless microphone brands was available to performers, Shure PSM 1000 personal monitors were the exclusive choice for all performances as stage in-ear monitors.  MORE

Digico Stays At Marriott Theatre

Date: 11/24/2014

Out in the suburbs of Chicago, The Marriott Theatre draws massive crowds nightly; after nearly 40 years in business, the venue sells more than 400,000 tickets a year and has presented more than 165 productions to an estimated 8 million people, as well as hosting everything from children’s shows to Beatle tribute acts. Helping provide sound for all those shows is a new DiGiCo SD7T console.  MORE

Mccain, AKG Hit The Road

Date: 11/21/2014

Over his two decade career, singer/songwriter Edwin McCain has released a number of hits and plays more than 300 gigs a year. For each of them, he brings along a WMS4500 professional wireless system for his guitar, and a WMS4500 vocal system with an HT4500 wireless transmitter using a C535 capsule.  MORE

Avid Enters Tring Park School

Date: 11/21/2014

The Tring Park School for the Performing Arts in Hertfordshire, England, which offers specialist studies in dance, drama, musical theatre, and commercial music, has added Avid live sound technology for its student and professional performances.  MORE

Stadium Nets New Audio System

Date: 11/21/2014

Bialystok City Stadium in Poland recently underwent a renovation that included a new sound system with Community loudspeakers and Dynacord electronics.  MORE

ESA Sets Dec Safety Summit

Date: 11/20/2014

The Event Safety Alliance today will host its first Event Safety Summit from December 2-4, 2014 at the Tait Towers’ campus in Lititz, Pennsylvania.  MORE

L-Acoustics Goes Cruising

Date: 11/20/2014

Cruising to rock n’ roll used to mean playing the radio while driving, but these days, it’s a whole new business: high-seas cruises with classic bands playing for music fans on deck. Aboard luxury MSC Cruises ships, production company On The Blue specializes in curating rock-themed cruises through the Caribbean where stars of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s regale their fans night and day with their repertoires. Cincinnati-based sound reinforcement provider Loud and Clear, Inc. recently outfitted the MSC Divina from bow to stern with K2 and other sound system elements from L-Acoustics.  MORE

Digico Added To Hollywood Bowl

Date: 11/20/2014

A pair of DiGiCo SD7 digital mixing consoles were purchased by The Hollywood Bowl to serve as the mixers for the venue’s FOH and monitors, as well as upgrading the PA system to 96 kHz. The 18,000-seat venue in Los Angeles hosted its annual summer series of concerts again this year, featuring performances by artists from all genres of music, including Gloria Estefan, Yo-Yo Ma, Elvis Costello, Herbie Hancock, Robyn, Steve Martin and a host of others.  MORE


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