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Stevie Nicks Has Visions of Venue on Latest Tour

FOH Staff •
  • News
• December 19, 2007

DALY CITY, CA — David Morgan and Brian Hendry recently worked together on Stevie Nicks’ Crystal Visions tour, which featured dual VENUE D-Show consoles, with Morgan handling FOH duties and Hendry handling monitors.

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Rockefeller Center Kicks Off Christmas with Sennheiser

FOH Staff •
  • News
• December 19, 2007

NEW YORK— NBC rang in the holiday season with its 10th annual "Christmas Rockefeller Center" telecast recently, featuring an array of musical talent, network stars and the lighting of the world famous Christmas tree – the 75th to stand on the spot. New York RF specialists Kevin Sanford and Wireless First were on hand with an array of Sennheiser equipment, among others, to bring the event at in Rockefeller Center to the crowd and viewers at home watching the one-hour network primetime special.

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Amsterdam Milky Way Extends with Martin Audio

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 19, 2007

AMSTERDAM ­- For many years, the legendary rock club, born out of the 1960s flower power era, featured one of Martin Audio’s pioneering Wavefront 8 systems. But after a stringent multisystem evaluation earlier this year, the club opted to upgrade to a 3-way Martin Audio W8LM Line Array solution in their main “MAX Room.”

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X Games Fly High with XL5 Productions and JBL

FOH Staff •
  • News
• December 19, 2007

NORTHRIDGE, CA — XL5 Productions of Valencia, Calif., deployed a wide variety of JBL loudspeakers in its first year as the primary sound reinforcement provider for the annual X Games in Los Angeles.

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Major Brazilian Soccer Event Scores with EV Sound

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 19, 2007

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL — Held at São Paulo’s Morumbi Stadium, the 2010 World Cup qualifying game between South American soccer heavyweights Brazil and Uruguay used an Electro-Voice sound reinforcement system deployed by the Tukasom Company.

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Lorie Line Christmas Tour Accompanied by Nexo and Yamaha

FOH Staff •
  • News
• December 17, 2007

BUENA PARK, CA - Pianist Lorie Line is currently performing over 80 concerts on “The Glory of Christmas” tour accompanied by The Pop Chamber Orchestra, and this year’s tour is centered around Line’s concert ground piano and featuring many traditional Christmas carols. Ten world-class musicians accompany Line as she and her grand piano take center stage. The audio system, provided by REACH Communications, includes 14 NEXO GEO S1210 boxes for the main line array with two S1230s positioned eight per side, along with 24 GEO S8s for the side hangs.

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Remaining Members of Led Zeppelin Perform Tribute Concert with Midas XL8

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 17, 2007
LONDON
- Nineteen years after their last appearance, the three surviving members of Led Zeppelin, together with John Bonham’s son Jason, took to the stage at the 02 Arena to perform a tribute concert for their late record label boss Ahmet Ertegun, who signed them to Atlantic Records in 1968.

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Loreena McKennitt Tours North America with Yamaha

FOH Staff •
  • News
• December 12, 2007

BUENA PARK, CA — Singer/composer Loreena McKennitt embarked on a North American tour with final stops in 17 U.S. cities in support of her latest studio recording An Ancient Muse and recent DVD/CD release Nights from the Alhambra. Allstar Show Industries, with office locations in Western Canada, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver provide production for the tour. Clive Alcock, one of three directors of the company, mixes front of house for the tour with audio support by a Yamaha PM5D-RH connected to the new DSP5D Expander via a Yamaha DCU5D. Two PM5D-RH consoles are used for monitors with an Aviom interface card in one of the PM5Ds.

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Baby Boomers Rock Out at AARP Convention with Meyer Sound

FOH Staff •
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• December 12, 2007

BOSTON – This year’s Life@50+ National Event and Expo welcomed 25,000 attendees from all 50 states and ten countries at the new Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Hosted by AARP, a non-profit organization formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons, the three-day extravaganza featured musical performances by Tony Bennett, Earth Wind & Fire and Rod Stewart. San Diego-based MSI Production Services teamed with Thunder Audio (Taylor, Mich.) to provide sound, lighting and video for the event.

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Stage Research Introduces New Sound Template

FOH Staff •
  • News
• December 12, 2007

NORTHFIELD, OH - Stage Research Inc., developer of innovative audio, sound design and lighting software, has introduced a new three-scale Sound Template drafting aid. The new template supplements the company’s original Sound Template, the first-ever industry-standard drafting tool for sound designers.

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Celine Dion Tours Globe with Studer Vista

FOH Staff •
  • News
• December 12, 2007
NEW YORK – Following her five-year, 700-plus performance run with A New Day at the Caesar's Palace Colosseum in Las Vegas, Celine Dion is now poised to embark upon her first world tour in eight years. Her highly anticipated return to the road, which is in support of a new album, Taking Chances, will employ a pair of brand new Studer Vista 5 SR digital live sound consoles, a design that was unveiled at the recent AES Convention in New York City.
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Squeeze Returns to Stage with Nexo

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 12, 2007

LONDON – Thirty years after the debut album, eight years after the last tour, Squeeze have been playing their first live shows of this century in the UK. Supported by NEXO GEO tangent-array PA systems supplied by SSE Audio Group, the band has sold out mid-sized venues throughout the UK before stepping up to 5,000-seat, high-profile clubs for the final dates.

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