Regional and Local


Nexo Sits In At Valpo Jazz Fest

Date: 05/20/2015

Natalie Cole was the headliner for Valparaiso University’s 30th annual Jazz Fest, held in mid-April in the campus’ Athletics–Recreation Center.  MORE

Meyer Moves Into Studio City Mesa

Date: 05/18/2015

Studio City Mesa’s roadhouse theatre, the Cooper Auditorium, in Caspar, Wyoming, recently had a 7.1 Meyer Sound cinema system installed to supplement the venue’s 4K projection and curved, 64-foot, premium large-format screen.  MORE

Yamaha Installation Grooves In Waikiki

Date: 05/15/2015

When you think of Hawaii, you imagine beaches, waves and palm trees, but odds are that you hear some sweet island music, too. Duke’s Waikiki restaurant and live music venue in Honolulu, HI aimed to give visitors all of the above, but audio system woes made it difficult to deliver on the music until a recent install by Goodguys Music and Sound, which included Yamaha mixing consoles and powered loudspeakers.  MORE

Vegas Gets VUE For City Of Lights

Date: 05/14/2015

In mid-April, H.A.S Productions tackled the 23rd annual City of Lights Jazz Rhythm & Blues Festival in Las Vegas for the first time, fielding a VUE Audiotechnik al-Class Line Array system for the two-day event, which featured acts like the Family Stone, Kenny Lattimore, Gerald Albright, the Jazz Attack Band and Pieces of a Dream.  MORE


Date: 05/13/2015

SXSW brings together all sorts of media, from music to TV to films—and drawing all those together this year was the IFC Fairgrounds stage, which saw OSA International and a Martin Audio MLA loudspeaker system bring music and sound to everyone who passed through the Fairgrounds’ gates.  MORE

Billboard Latin Music Awards Get RAD

Date: 05/13/2015

The Billboard Latin Music Awards, broadcast live from the BankUnited Center in Miami, is always a big deal—big enough that it requires 140 channels of wireless for the main show and another 60 in use between the red carpet and other media areas. With that in mind, broadcaster Telemundo required UV-1G wireless intercom systems from Radio Active Designs to free up more RF channels for the occasion.  MORE

Rat Brings Anya To Coachella

Date: 05/12/2015

Longtime audio supplier for the Coachella Festival, Rat Sound, had EAW Anya line arrays on hand at this year’s edition, deploying them at the Gobi and Yuma tents.  MORE

Yankovic Keyboardist Takes On Galaxy

Date: 05/08/2015

When Weird Al Yankovic hits the stage, part of what makes his parodies work so well is the note-perfect renditions from his backing band. That level of aural authenticity comes from hours of rehearsal—a process that for longtime keyboard director Rubén Valtierra has been aided by the Galaxy PA6S powered hot spot personal PA system.  MORE

Harman Brings 3D To Cube

Date: 05/07/2015

Initially a black box performance space, the Cube at Virginia Tech has been reimagined as an immersive data exploration environment supported by audio technologies from Harman’s JBL Professional and BSS Audio.  MORE

Boston Marathon Connects With Neutrik

Date: 05/06/2015

Held on April 20, this year’s Boston Marathon attracted thousands of amateur runners, but it also had a radio communications infrastructure for the roughly 300 communication volunteers at the event. Created by an amateur radio communications steering committee, the infrastructure utilized XLR radio connectivity solutions drawn from Neutrik USA.  MORE

FBT Hits French Quarter Fest

Date: 05/05/2015

The annual French Quarter Fest employs over 1,500 musicians who perform on 300 stages; unsurprisingly, it can be a big inventory drain for local sound providers, which is why Ian Bruce of Bernard Productions recently found himself short a bass rig and mic cables while prepping a stage for the festival. Borrowing an FBT Promaxx 14A system from Charles Hancock of Audio Anonymous Live, he found the small system hit the spot.  MORE

NFL Draft Picks Meyer Sound

Date: 05/01/2015

The NFL Draft is underway in Chicago, and while teams will be looking to add new faces to their rosters, the event’s audio provider, VER (Video Equipment Rentals) has brought along a familiar part of its own audio team—a Meyer Sound Lyon linear line array system, being used to cover all 3,901 seats inside the Auditorium Theatre.  MORE

A-T Mics Roll For R'n'r Hall Of Fame

Date: 04/29/2015

Audio-Technica microphones were once again used for the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held April 18 at Cleveland’s Public Hall.  MORE

Gcpro Takes A Spin

Date: 04/28/2015

Spin classes are an increasingly popular form of exercise—one that Fit Revolution, a cycling studio outside Boston, teaches daily. While Guitar Center Professional, the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, first helped design and install a complete audio system for the facility before it opened in 2013, more recently, Fit Revolution Founder and Owner Michelle O’Connor got in touch with CG Pro again when it came time to expand the spin studio late last year.  MORE

One Systems Heads To Milan

Date: 04/27/2015

One Systems direct weather loudspeakers were recently installed on the Milano Cadorna commuter railway station located near the Castello Sforzesco in Milan, Italy.  MORE

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