Tour Sound


iLive Journeys to the Center of the Earth

Date: 08/19/2014

When Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman recorded his solo composition, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, based on the novel by Jules Verne, budgetary constraints required that the album be recorded in concert. It’s only fitting then, that he recently commemorated the 1974 concept album—which went only gold in the U.S., but reportedly has sold 15 million copies worldwide over the decades—with a 40th anniversary tour in the UK.  MORE

Outkast Has A Ball

Date: 08/12/2014

NEW YORK, NY—Hailed as the East Coast’s response to Coachella, this year’s Governors Ball lived up to its reputation, bringing in some of the festival season’s top acts to the stage, with headliners Jack White, Vampire Weekend and the recently reunited Outkast, to individually close out each of the three nights that weekend.  MORE

Live Sound Showcase: National Pastime

Date: 08/11/2014

After years of hard work and dedication, The National is seemingly universally adored for its brand of unsettling indie rock, but more than a year into supporting 2013’s Trouble Will Find Me album, the group hasn’t slacked off.  MORE

Tonys Eliminate Sound Design Awards

Date: 08/11/2014

NEW YORK, NY—On June 11, The Tony Awards Administration Committee, which oversees the annual awards celebrating the best of Broadway Theater, voted to eliminate the awards for Best Sound Design of a Musical and of a Play.  MORE

Meyer Sound Powers Journey Tour

Date: 08/06/2014

Meyer Sound’s Leo family and the new Lyon linear line array system just finished touring with Journey and the Steve Miller Band for their 40-city North American tour this summer.  MORE

SSL Live Joins Killers For Fests

Date: 07/22/2014

Following their 2013 Battle Born world tour, the Las Vegas-based band The Killers continue their tour circuit, making appearances at a number of music festivals this summer in North America and the U.K. Along for the ride is the band’s FOH engineer, Kenny Kaiser, who uses an SSL Live console to mix the band.  MORE

Lake, Belew Bring Bose

Date: 07/17/2014

As the tour manager for guitarists Greg Lake (Emerson, Lake & Palmer) and Adrian Belew (Frank Zappa, King Crimson), André Cholmondeley needed a system that could produce the instruments clearly, and decided to use the Bose L1 Model II portable loudspeaker system with B2 bass module for the separate tours.  MORE

Adamson Powers Toby Keith

Date: 07/15/2014

For his recent Shut Up & Hold On tour, Toby Keith brought along an Adamson Energia system for his Canadian dates, provided by Halifax, Nova Scotia-based Tour Tech East. Nashville, TN-based Sound Image Nashville provided all the other sound equipment for the tour.  MORE

Onstage Tackles Strait's Final Show

Date: 07/14/2014

For the final show of country music icon George Strait’s career, nearly 105,000 fans filled the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX, setting the national record for attendance at a stadium show.  MORE

Vue Debuts Al-4-Sb Sub

Date: 07/01/2014

Vue Audiotechnik debuted its latest addition to its al-Class line array family during InfoComm 2014: the al-4-sb Flyable Isobaric Subwoofer.  MORE

Sennheiser Moves Miley To Digital

Date: 06/27/2014

For her current tour promoting the album, Bangerz, Miley Cyrus is performing with Sennheiser’s Digital 9000 microphone system.  MORE

Peace And No Quiet

Date: 06/25/2014

Morrissey will release his tenth studio album in July, World Peace is None of Your Business, which was recorded in France in February with producer Joe Chiccarelli.  MORE

Sound Image Fields EAW For Petty Tour

Date: 06/25/2014

Following its purchase of an Eastern Acoustic Works Anya system, Sound Image will use the new PA on Tom Petty’s upcoming Hypnotic Eye arena tour.  MORE

FCC R&O Puts Squeeze On Pro Audio RF

Date: 06/20/2014

Wireless audio equipment operators and coordinators could face an increasingly tougher time finding usable frequency spectrum over the next three years as a result of a vote by the Federal Communications Commission on May 15.  MORE

Sensaphonics Added To Czech Event

Date: 06/12/2014

From August 4 to 10, 2014, legendary jazz-fusion drummer and composer Billy Cobham will conduct a musical retreat, “Art of the Rhythm Section,” at the Chateau Resort Bechyne in the Czech Republic. As part of the event, Sensaphonic’s President and hearing conservation expert, Dr. Michael Santucci, will lead a presentation on hearing conservation.  MORE


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