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Gwen Stefani The Sweet Escape Tour Kicks Off with VerTec Line Array System

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 17, 2007

NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA — Sound Image is providing the live audio system for the current Gwen Stefani world tour, “The Sweet Escape.”

A massive stage set, cutting-edge lighting, LCD image surfaces and video support systems all contribute to the sophisticated show, which highlights a five piece backing band and project’s Stefani’s personality with advanced stagecraft techniques such as a larger-than-life throne that elevates the artist during a featured production number.  

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Calgary Stampede Ropes In Sound Art and Electro-Voice

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 17, 2007

CALGARY, ALBERTA — Sound Art Calgary, Inc. deployed a wide range of equipment from Electro-Voice for the Calgary Stampede, one of the largest outdoor rodeos in the world, attracting well over a million visitors in July.

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Cirque du Soleil Selects Meyer Sound as Equipment Supplier for KOOZA

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 17, 2007

MONTREAL, QUEBEC — Canadian entertainment company Cirque du Soleil and Meyer Sound have enjoyed a fruitful relationship since the early 1990s for numerous productions including Corteo in 2005. Now, Cirque du Soleil has chosen the company as sound equipment supplier for the new show KOOZA, which debuted in April in Montreal.  

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Norah Jones turns to Neumann and Sennheiser Microphones for Worldwide Tour

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 17, 2007

OLD LYME, CT — Norah Jones and the Handsome Band, together with longtime FOH engineer Lee Moro, are using Neumann microphones, Sennheiser's evolution 900 Series, evolution wireless 300 Series instrument systems and 300 Series personal monitor systems for her worldwide tour. 

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2007 Parnelli Award Nominations Now Open

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 15, 2007

LAS VEGAS —Nominations for the 2007 Parnelli Awards are now being accepted at www.parnelliawards.com/nominate. Since 2001, the Parnelli award has recognized pioneering and influential individuals and their contributions to the live event industry, honoring both individuals and companies. Nominees for all categories, including Lighting Designer, Set/Scenic Designer, Lighting Company, Staging Company, FOH Mixer, Sound Company and more are now being accepted at www.parnelliawards.com/nominate

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Theatre Designer and Acoustician Russell Johnson Dies

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 14, 2007

NEW YORK — Russell Johnson, the founder of Artec Consultants and widely acknowledged as one of the world’s top theatre designers and acousticians, died on Tuesday, August 7, at his apartment in New York City.

During his 50-year career, Johnson focused on research and consulting in the design, theatre planning, and acoustics of buildings for the performing arts.

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Sennheiser Experiences Double-Digit Growth

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 14, 2007

OLD LYME, CT— Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG is reporting an 18.7 percent increase in turnover for the 2006 financial year. With sales up by 18.7 percent, the Sennheiser Group has exceeded the 14.8 percent growth it enjoyed in 2005. 

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Lionel Richie Tours Germany with Electro-Voice

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 14, 2007

WIESBADEN, GERMANY — Five open-air concerts in Germany gave fans a chance to hear R&B legend Lionel Richie perform live this summer. Satis&Fy of Werne and an Electro-Voice X-Line system took care of the sound for the tour. 

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Bonnaroo and d&b Deliver to 80,000 Fans

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 14, 2007

MANCHESTER, TN — This year’s Bonnaroo Festival featured d&b audiotechnik's new J-Series system for the three-day festival in Tennessee.

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Beyerdynamic IMS 900 Personal Monitoring System

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 14, 2007

Beyerdynamic, a manufacturer of microphones, headphones and wireless microphone systems, has recently added the IMS 900 personal monitoring system to its product line of professional touring, broadcast and permanent installation. 

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Sennheiser and Australian Monitor Change Course

FOH Staff •
  • On the Move
• August 9, 2007

OLD LYME, CT & NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA — In a joint announcement, Sennheiser USA and Australian Monitor have agreed to end their three-year distribution agreement in North America for Australian Monitor products. The announcement comes as Australian Monitor seeks to add more product categories in the U.S. and Latin American markets.

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VOTE FOR YOUR HOMETOWN HERO

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 8, 2007
The hometown hero is the guy who focuses on serving the local community for fairs, festivals, theatre in the parks and one-off concerts and shuns the mega-tours. The readers of FOH have nominated the following as the Hometown Hero in their respective regions. Now is the time to VOTE for your favorite. The regional winners […] Read More...

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