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Alexandra Palace Theatre Reopens with L-Acoustics Kara PA System

FOH Staff •
  • Featured
  • International News
• February 13, 2019
LONDON – The Alexandra Palace Theatre reopened in Dec. 2018 after a multi-year, $35 million upgrade that includes an L-Acoustics Kara PA system supplied and installed by HD Pro Audio. While the “arrested decay” design motif may have some wondering exactly how all of that money got spent, with exposed uneven bricks and chipped paint […] Read More...

JBL VerTec Line Array System Inducted Into NAMM TECnology Hall of Fame

FOH Staff •
  • News
• February 13, 2019
ANAHEIM, CA — The JBL Professional VerTec line array system was inducted into the 2019 NAMM TECnology Hall of Fame. It was honored for its audio technologies, compact yet powerful design and innovative rigging system. More details from Harman (www.harman.com) and JBL (www.jblpro.com): Harman Professional Solutions, the global leader in audio, video, lighting and control […] Read More...

Rocky Paulson to Receive ESTA Lifetime Technical Achievement Award

FOH Staff •
  • News
• February 12, 2019
LOUISVILLE, KY – Rocky Paulson will become the third recipient of the ESTA Lifetime Technical Achievement Award on March 20th in Louisville, Kentucky. The award will be presented at the conclusion of the New World Rigging Symposium at the Hyatt Regency Louisville at 5:15pm, and attendance is open to all. More details from USITT (www.usitt.org): […] Read More...

Southern University Stadium Installs Danley Sound Labs System

FOH Staff •
  • News
• February 12, 2019
BATON ROUGE, LA – All Pro Integrated Systems designed and installed a Danley sound reinforcement system at 28,500-capacity A.W. Mumford Stadium at Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA. It includes one Danley J6-42 Jericho Horn, two Danley J3-64 Jericho Horns, two Danley OS80 loudspeakers and a pair of Danley BC218 subwoofers. More details from Danley […] Read More...

VUE Brings a Touch of Broadway to the Prairie

FOH Staff •
  • Featured
  • News
• February 12, 2019
URBANA, IL – The 44th annual Illinois High School Theatre Festival was held over three days in early January at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts’ 974-seat Tyron Festival Theatre, on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. More than 4,500 high school teachers and students gathered and performed In the Heights […] Read More...

Product Hits of the 2019 NAMM Show

George Petersen •
  • February 2019
  • News
• February 12, 2019
ANAHEIM, CA - From January 24 to 27, 2019, while much of the country was battered by winter storms, some 115,301 registered M.I., music products, pro audio and event technology professionals braved shirtsleeve weather that occasionally dipped into the mid-70s to attend the 2019 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. On the various show floors, there was plenty of new technology action to see - and hear. Read More...

FOH Presents Gold Star Product Awards at NAMM

FOH Staff •
  • February 2019
  • News
• February 12, 2019
ANAHEIM, CA - At the NAMM show, along with all the products being revealed for the first time, there was a full array of products that have proven themselves to be worthy of special recognition. While not being unveiled for the first time, they have proved themselves by gaining traction in the marketplace. Here are the editorial staff’s picks for the first 20 products being honored with FRONT of HOUSE’s Gold Star Awards. Read More...

New Florida Dinner Theater Outfitted with NEXO GEO M10 System and Yamaha CL5 Console

FOH Staff •
  • Featured
  • News
• February 12, 2019
ORLANDO, FL - For the Orlando Forum Dinner Theatre, a new 280-seat venue on the site of a former Ponderosa Restaurant equipped with new audio, video and lighting systems, Teer Audio Visual provided a NEXO GEO M10 line array and Yamaha CL5 Digital Audio Console with Rio3224-D input/output box. Read More...

Allen & Heath USA Names HWPco Rep of the Year

FOH Staff •
  • News
• February 11, 2019
ANAHEIM - Convening once again at Winter NAMM, Allen & Heath USA’s sales force gathered to attend the company’s annual sales and marketing awards ceremony, which this year bestowed 2018 Rep of the Year distinction upon Lawrenceville, GA-based HWPco. Read More...

Hong Kong’s New Xiqu Centre Gets Audio Assist from Sound Space Vision

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• February 11, 2019
HONG KONG – The new Xiqu Centre in Hong Kong, a venue dedicated to performances of Chinese Opera (Xiqu), held its grand opening Jan. 20. Sound Space Vision (SSV) was part of the design team working on acoustics and sound reinforcement systems within the 1,073-seat Grand Theatre and 150-200-capacity Tea House along with other spaces […] Read More...

d&b audiotechnik at ISE 2019

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• February 11, 2019
AMSTERDAM – At a lively RAI Amsterdam, the d&b audiotechnik team could be found deep in conversation with enthusiastic visitors, discussing the latest offerings at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2019, the world’s largest exhibition for AV and systems integration professionals. More details from d&b audiotechnik (www.dbaudio.com): The show was a hot spot for multiple new […] Read More...

Bass Player Darryl Jones Hits the Road with QSC

FOH Staff •
  • News
• February 11, 2019
LOS ANGELES – Bass player Darryl Jones, whose long and storied career includes touring and recording with the Rolling Stones since 1993, has been part of the QSC family for the past five years, taking a pair of the company’s KW122 active loudspeakers and a KW181 active subwoofer on the road for a wide variety […] Read More...

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