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Ontario’s Ministry of Labour first brought charges against Live Nation and others under Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act in 2013.
Ontario’s Ministry of Labour first brought charges against Live Nation and others under Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act in 2013.

Five Years After Radiohead Stage Accident in Toronto, Mistrial Declared

Frank Hammel
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TORONTO - A mistrial was declared in the legal case against Live Nation and others stemming from the June 16, 2012 staging accident that killed drum tech Scott Johnson, 33, before a Radiohead show at Downsview Park in Toronto. A new trial was ordered after the judge presiding over the case, Justice Shaun Nakatsuru, was appointed to the Ontario Superior Court. Since that reassignment, earlier this year, Nakatsuru has stated that he no longer had jurisdiction over the case.

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From left, Tom Spindler, Next Gen audio director; Josh Gonzalez, monitor engineer; Dan Smith, FOH engineer; Matt Wentz, audio systems engineer. Photo by Ben Gustafson.
From left, Tom Spindler, Next Gen audio director; Josh Gonzalez, monitor engineer; Dan Smith, FOH engineer; Matt Wentz, audio systems engineer. Photo by Ben Gustafson.

Willow Creek Community Church Installs Pair of Yamaha Rivage Consoles

Naomi Crews
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SOUTH BARRINGTON, IL - Willow Creek Community Church, which first got a chance to explore Yamaha's Rivage PM10 digital audio consoles for the church's 40th anniversary event at Chicago's 25,000-seat United Center in 2015, recently installed two of the consoles within their 7,200-seat main auditorium. The setup includes one console at FOH and another at monitors, with four RPio622s and one RPio222 I/O racks, all with the HY144-D Dante cards. The systems were purchased through TC Furlong, Inc. (Lake Forest, IL) with integration completed by Clark Productions (Atlanta, GA).

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ESTA and NAMM Team Up
ESTA and NAMM Team Up

ESTA and NAMM Team Up for 2018 Show in Anaheim, CA

Frank Hammel
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ANAHEIM, CA - The Winter NAMM show's expansion into live events, which includes the recent announcement of the move of the Parnelli Awards to Anaheim on Jan. 26, 2018, continues with a new alliance forged between NAMM and ESTA that promises to add to the spectrum of NAMM's educational offerings while also providing critical funding for ESTA's ongoing Technical Standards and ETCP programs.

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2017 EDC Las Vegas
2017 EDC Las Vegas

One Death Reported at 2017 Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas

Frank Hammel
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LAS VEGAS – Michael Morse, 34, was pronounced dead at 7:41 a.m. Saturday morning, June 17 at the Electric Daisy Carnival after the event’s first night at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, according to local reports. The reported death, confirmed with the Clark County (NV) coroner’s office on June 19, did not list a cause, but reports from family members suggested heat may have been a factor.

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dLive DM0 from Allen & Heath
dLive DM0 from Allen & Heath

Allen & Heath Launches dLive Install at Infocomm

Naomi Crews
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ORLANDO, FL - Allen & Heath has signalled an increased focus on installed sound by deepening the integration of its dLive digital mixing systems into multi-purpose venues. A raft of new releases, control options and expanders adds to the dLive ecosystem to create a distributed, integrated, scalable and accessible solution, handling every aspect of a venue’s audio world from simple boardroom tasks to a full scale live show. Add a comment

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Progressive Field, home to Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians, relies upon Radio Active Design’s UV-1G wireless intercom system forrock solid communications.
Progressive Field, home to Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians, relies upon Radio Active Design’s UV-1G wireless intercom system forrock solid communications.

Progressive Field Revamps Communication with Radio Active Designs

Naomi Crews
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CLEVELAND, OH - Progressive Field, home to Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians, has recently undergone a system upgrade that includes the installation of two Radio Active Designs UV-1G wireless intercom systems. Add a comment

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