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Severe Weather Forces Concert Cancellations, Evacuations; 14 Injured in Oklahoma

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 20, 2018
THACKERVILLE, OK and WATKINS GLEN, NY – Severe weather forced the cancellation and postponement of recent outdoor concerts including the Backstreet Boys’ Aug. 18 show at the WinStar Casino in Oklahoma, where 14 showgoers were injured by a wind-blown entrance truss, and the Aug. 17-19 Phish Curveball Festival in Watkins Glen, NY, where flooding from heavy rain compromised the safety of the drinking water. Read More...
RRS Sir David Attenborough Launch

tube uk Helps Launch RRS Sir David Attenborough

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 17, 2018
LIVERPOOL, U.K. – tube U.K. supplied an audio system for the launch of the RRS Sir David Attenborough at Cammell Laird Shipyard in Birkenhead, Merseyside. More details from tube U.K. (www.tubeuk.com): Audio specialists tube uk followed their sense of adventure, love for the unusual and challenging site-specific installations to Cammell Laird Shipyard in Birkenhead, Merseyside, […] Read More...
“Converting a poolside area into a top-tier concert venue for 7,000 people is no small affair,” explained Larry Hall, H.A.S. founder, and President. “It’s mostly about getting the perfect balance of output, fidelity, and coverage while simplifying the load-in to show-time process as much as possible.”

H.A.S. Productions Deploys VUE Line Arrays for TLC at Red Rock Casino in Las Vegas

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  • News
• August 17, 2018
LAS VEGAS – H.A.S. Productions provided VUE Audiotechnik al-Class line arrays and hs-Class subs for TLC’s performance at the Red Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The group, which first grew to prominence in the 1990s, still packs the crowds in, drawing more than 7,000 fans, the poolside venue’s biggest show to date. The main PA consisted of left and right CST hybrid clusters each consisting of eight VUE al-12 large-format elements, with four medium-format al-8 elements for down fill. Read More...
Group shot from left: Sara Leginsky, Ari Bolles, DEXTER, Heather Malyuk and Bob Schulein (© 2018 Jack Kontney, Kontney Communications.

ImmersAV Technology Puts Audience Members Front & Center at AES Conference

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  • News
• August 17, 2018
CHICAGO, IL – ImmersAV Technology demonstrated a new entertainment featuring its binaural mannequin at the Audio Engineering Society’s (AES) third annual International Conference on Music-Induced Hearing Disorders at Columbia College Chicago. More details from ImmersAV Technology (www.immersav.com): This summer, the Audio Engineering Society held its third International Conference on Music Induced Hearing Disorders at Columbia […] Read More...
The Howard Hughes Corporation worked with SIA Acoustics who specified an EAW Adaptive System, installed by Anderson Audio and TMG Systems, to deliver pristine audio quality while keeping the sound contained to the rooftop listening area.

New York City Rooftop Concert Venue Opens with EAW Adaptive System

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  • News
• August 17, 2018
NEW YORK - SIA Acoustics, Anderson Audio and TMG Systems designed and installed a new sound system for Pier 17, which packs outdoor crowds atop of a 1.5-acre rooftop concert space near New York's South Street Seaport. To meet the sound requirements for both concert-goers and the venue's urban neighbors, SIA steered their client for the project, the Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC), toward an EAW Adaptive sound system. Read More...
(L-R) Livella Brand Group’s Ward Wasmer & Abbi Livella; Adamson’s Lin Buck; Livella’s Sib Weisbender, Adam Livella, Karin Livella & Russ Gaines

Livella Joins Adamson Network

FOH Staff •
  • On the Move
• August 17, 2018
LENEXA, KS – Adamson Systems Engineering announced the appointment of Livella Brand Group as its newest addition to the U.S. Adamson Network. More details from Adamson Systems Engineering (www.adamsonsystems.com): Adamson Systems Engineering is pleased to welcome Livella Brand Group as the latest U.S. addition to the Adamson Network. Headquartered in Lenexa, KS, Livella is now […] Read More...
The Clair Brothers system at Hong Kong City Hall

Clair Bros Upgrades Hong Kong City Hall Audio

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 16, 2018
HONG KONG, China – DMT Pro, Clair Brothers’ Chinese distributor, upgraded the audio system inside Hong Kong’s City Hall with an L-C-R Clair Brother system. More details from Clair Brothers (www.clairbrothers.com): When it comes to the influential business being done at city hall its crucial for those involved to be heard. Attendees present ideas, voice […] Read More...

Theatrical Sound Design for ‘Fame’ in Montreal Includes Yamaha Rivage PM7 Console at FOH

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 16, 2018
MONTREAL – The Saint Denis Theatre recently used a Yamaha Rivage PM7 Digital Audio Console supplied by Solotech for its production of Fame, a Broadway-inspired musical. FOH engineer Maxime Lambert (pictured left) used the console, working along with the show’s sound designer, Colin Gagne (at right). They are joined here by wireless tech Serge Rodrigue (center). Read More...
David Marsh, Global Sales Manager

CAD Audio and American Music & Sound Name David Marsh Global Sales Manager

FOH Staff •
  • On the Move
• August 16, 2018
SOLON, OH – CAD Audio is announced the appointment of David Marsh to Global Sales Manager. More details from CAD Audio (www.cadaudio.com): CAD Audio is pleased to announce that industry veteran David Marsh has been appointed as Global Sales Manager. With over 16 years as a sales professional in the audio industry, Marsh has served successfully as […] Read More...
DPA Microphones d:dicate™ 4007 Withstands Sound Pressure Levels in Excess of 160 dB to Bring Realistic Racetrack Experience to Television Broadcasts

National Hot Rod Association Selects DPA Microphones

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  • News
• August 16, 2018
GLENDORA, CA – To meet the microphone needs of the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), technology executive Mike Rokosa selected DPA Microphone’s d:dicate™ 4007 Omnidirectional Microphone. More details from DPA Microphones (www.dpamicrophones.com): When the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), was looking to attract more fans and recreate the ear-splitting, earth-shaking racetrack experience for its television viewers, […] Read More...
The new system at Emagine Novi uses five Danley SH96HOs for the main left, left-center, center, center-right, and right loudspeakers. A Danley BC418 subwoofer, with its components arranged to provide directivity, provides substantial low-end support

Dolby Sound Labs Installed at Emagine Novi Movie Theater

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 15, 2018
DETROIT, MI – Emagine Entertainment recently completed renovations to its Emagine Novi location that included the installation of a 64-channel Dolby Atmos system led by five Danley SH96HO point-source loudspeakers and a Danley BC418 subwoofer. More details from Danley Sound Labs (www.danleysoundlabs.com): Emagine Entertainment operates innovative movie theaters throughout the Midwest, and it recently completed a […] Read More...

Indispensable Technology Award Nominations Now Open!

FOH Staff •
  • News
• August 15, 2018
LAS VEGAS - For the ninth time, FRONT of HOUSE and PLSN readers will have the opportunity to nominate lighting, staging, video and audio technologies worthy of an Indispensable Technology “IT” Award. The awards competition recognizes technologies that have advanced the state of the art in each of those categories within the previous year. The recognition process starts with nominations from readers of each magazine. Top nominated products make it onto the Parnelli Awards ballot for a final vote. Read More...

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