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Randy "Baja" Fletcher with Brooks & Dunn. (Fletcher, the inaugural CMA Touring Lifetime Achievement Award winner, also garnered top Parnelli honors in 2010.)
Randy "Baja" Fletcher with Brooks & Dunn. (Fletcher, the inaugural CMA Touring Lifetime Achievement Award winner, also garnered top Parnelli honors in 2010.)

CMA Touring Awards Laud Country Music Crews

FOH Staff
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NASHVILLE — The annual CMA Touring Awards (formerly known as the SRO Awards) were bestowed at the Marathon Music Works in Nashville on Jan. 23 and included the inaugural CMA Touring Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to Randy “Baja” Fletcher by Brooks & Dunn (pictured here). Ed Wannebo (Kenny Chesney) and Tom Addison (Dierks Bentley) took home top CMA Touring honors, respectively, for Production Manager and Tour Manager of the Year.

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Located near Madison Square Garden and Penn Station, Stout has been a post-game and post-work staple for Midtown New Yorkers for more than a decade.
Located near Madison Square Garden and Penn Station, Stout has been a post-game and post-work staple for Midtown New Yorkers for more than a decade.

NYC's Stout Repowers with Ashly Amplifiers

Debi Moen
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NEW YORK CITY – Irish pub Stout, a popular Midtown Manhattan watering hole for more than a decade, recently replaced its sound system with Ashly nX-Series multi-channel amplifiers from Starview Satellite. Rich Trombitas of Cardone, Solomon & Associates  says, "The old amps at Stout were on pretty much 24/7, grinding away at full idle current, even when the place was closed. In contrast, the Ashly nX-Series amplifiers have an energy-efficient ‘sleep mode’ that they fall into when no input is detected.”

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Manhattanville College's O'Byrne Chapel.
Manhattanville College's O'Byrne Chapel.

Masque Sound Retrofits Manhattanville College's O'Byrne Chapel

Debi Moen
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PURCHASE, NY – Though Manhattanville College had recently installed a new sound system in the O’Byrne Chapel, it did not meet expectations, so they reached out to Masque Sound to deliver and install an updated system. The chapel’s audio system received a complete overhaul from rack to speakers. The speaker retrofit provides the chapel with five speaker zones, and can now support any size event by providing consistent quality coverage of all seating areas while providing a system that can be operated remotely if necessary.

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In Memoriam: Howard Kaufman, 79

Frank Hammel
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LOS ANGELES — Howard Kaufman, head of artist management firm H.K. Management, which represents Aerosmith, Jimmy Buffett, Lenny Kravitz, Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard, Jeff Lynne’s ELO and Chicago, died Jan. 19. He was 79. Add a comment

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The front row seats needed a bit of a boost for optimum intelligibility. With little space available for speaker mounting, K-array had just the solution.
The front row seats needed a bit of a boost for optimum intelligibility. With little space available for speaker mounting, K-array had just the solution.

K-array Boosts Fan Experience at Lincoln Financial Field Stadium

Debi Moen
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PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Eagles’ home stadium, the Lincoln Financial Field, recently underwent a two-year renovation plan to enhance the fan experience. To accommodate some of these updates, top quality sound was needed for premium seating on the edge of the football field. Installers Diversified Systems got with K-array to design a system using the Anakonda units mounted along the curvature of the stadium seating.

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The Great Hall's Main Hall.
The Great Hall's Main Hall.

Westbury National Upgrades Toronto's Great Hall with Adamson Systems

Debi Moen
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TORONTO – The Great Hall, built in 1889, recently underwent interior and exterior renovations. The venue’s production team worked with Adamson Systems Engineering and Westbury National on improvements within the 10,000-square-foot Main Hall and 5,000-square-foot Longboat Hall. The Main Hall now features Adamson S10i line arrays and E219 subs. The Longboat Hall has been equipped with Adamson Point 12A and 8Pi speakers and A218 subs.

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Chris Derstein and Brandon Deibler and the full rig setup.
Chris Derstein and Brandon Deibler and the full rig setup.

Student Mobilization Conference Heard via D.A.S. Audio Gear

Debi Moen
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OKLAHOMA CITY — The Student Mobilization Conference 2017 was a four-day program welcoming students from area colleges looking to convene in a quest for Christian spiritual leadership. Relevant Audio + Visual of Wichita, KS provided sound reinforcement services for the event. To ensure everyone clearly could hear the presentations, RA + V provided Event and Action Series loudspeakers from D.A.S. Audio. Pictured here are Chris Derstein and Brandon Deibler with the speaker components used at the event.

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Morris CEO Danny Rosenbalm and President David Haskell at Morris warehouse in Nashville.
Morris CEO Danny Rosenbalm and President David Haskell at Morris warehouse in Nashville.

Morris Distinguished as Official Integration Partner for d&b audiotechnik

Debi Moen
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NASHVILLE — Morris of Nashville is now an official integration partner for loudspeaker manufacturer d&b audiotechnik. Morris initially joined the family by making a substantial investment purchase of more than 500 pieces of d&b audiotechnik equipment for its live events and touring division. Morris customers will now have access to the full range of d&b's premium products, including tour-quality products for permanent installation. This is a rare distinction which is not available to all installation companies.

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