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AES Int’L Conference Details Emerge

Date: 07/02/2015

Program details for the AES 59th International Conference, with an emphasis on Sound Reinforcement Engineering and Technology have been announced. The event, taking place July 15-17, 2015, at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, is the first AES International Conference in more than 25 years dedicated to Large Scale Sound Reinforcement, Public Address, and Live Sound.  MORE


Something is Rockin’ in the State of Denmark

Date: 06/30/2015

Volbeat may have been founded in Copenhagen, Denmark, but the heavy metal band is known around the globe—as its headlining run through North America proved this past spring.  MORE


U2 TM Sheehan Passes

Date: 06/29/2015

NEW YORK, NY—U2’s longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, 68, died on May 27 in Los Angeles, just hours after the band completed the first concert of a five-show stand at The Forum.  MORE


Bose Showcases F1 Series’ Flexible Array Technology

Date: 06/29/2015

FRAMINGHAM, MA—Bose Professional recently hosted a group of guests for a tour of its Framingham, MA HQ and a demonstration of its new F1 portable PA (PPA).  MORE


At Infocomm: Waves, Lawo Collaborate

Date: 06/19/2015

Waves Audio is working with Lawo to integrate SoundGrid technology and Waves plug-ins in Lawo’s mc2 consoles.  MORE


Lion King Takes Masque To Mexico

Date: 06/16/2015

The second Spanish-language production of The Lion King recently opened at the Telcel Theatre in Mexico City, Mexico, sporting audio support from Masque Sound, which worked with veteran Sound Designer Steve Canyon Kennedy and Associate Sound Designers John Shivers and Hugh Sweeney.  MORE


Building On Clearwater’S Legacy

Date: 06/15/2015

by Clive Young. The Clearwater Festival—officially known as Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival—is one of the longest-running multi-day musical events in the Northeast. Held every June in Croton Point State Park in Croton- On-Hudson, NY, an hour outside New York City, the annual festival was originally founded in 1966 by Toshi Seeger and her husband, folk music legend Pete Seeger, as an effort to raise awareness—and money—for cleaning up the heavily polluted Hudson River. Today, the festival is run by Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc., a non-profit involved in environmental research, education and advocacy for protecting the famous waterway.  MORE


Teragram Ballroom: Built From Experience

Date: 06/09/2015

By Steve Harvey. Leveraging the recent rebirth of downtown L.A., Michael Swier of the Bowery Presents has opened his first West Coast venue, Teragram Ballroom, in the adjacent Westlake neighborhood. The new music club—named in honor of Swier’s late wife, Margaret—features a Midas analog mixing console and racks of outboard gear at front of house, a digital Midas desk at stage right, and LCR main and monitor speakers from d&b audiotechnik.  MORE


Live Sound Showcase: Cruise Control - Florida/Georgia Line

Date: 06/09/2015

Florida Georgia Line named its first album Here’s To The Good Times, and good times are what fans get when they come out to the duo’s shows.  MORE


The Iconic Troubadour Modernizes Loudspeaker System

Date: 06/09/2015

W. HOLLYWOOD, CA—To call The Troubadour legendary is almost an understatement.  MORE


Live Sound Showcase: Papa Roach

Date: 06/05/2015

by Clive Young. They say bands don’t sell records in the new Millennium, but since its major label debut in 2000, Papa Roach has sold 20 million albums around the globe. A lot of that is thanks to incessant touring, much as the band is doing for its new album, F.E.A.R., released this past January. Along for the ride on the inevitable world tour are engineers Eddie Mapp at front-of-house and Mike Lowe in monitorland.  MORE


Mixing Gabriel Iglesias On Tour

Date: 06/04/2015

Does using high-end pro-audio gear give a punchline more punch? Geoff Hidden, FOH mixer for Gabriel Iglesias, has been finding out on the comedian’s current world tour, mixing each show on a DiGiCo SD9 digital console, including a D2 Rack and integrated Waves plug-ins.  MORE


Networking Headlines In Live Touring

Date: 06/03/2015

NEW YORK, NY—Audio-over-IP has been a boon for live sound production.  MORE


Top 10 Venue Insurance Questions

Date: 06/02/2015

In the spirit of David Letterman’s recent farewell from The Late Show, Venues Today recently asked Take1 Entertainment Insurance’s Scott Carroll for his top ten list of critical questions venue managers need to ask when assessing the effectiveness of their current insurance coverage.  MORE


U2 Tour Manager Sheehan Passes

Date: 05/28/2015

by Clive Young. U2’s longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, 68, died early Wednesday morning in Los Angeles, just hours after the band completed the first concert of a five-show stand at The Forum. A permanent part of U2’s team, Sheehan had worked with the band for more than 30 years.  MORE


 
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