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Solotech Names Peter Woods Director of Operations for Systems Integration Division’s Toronto Office

FOH Staff •
  • On the Move
• June 18, 2019
TORONTO – Philip Giffard, president of Solotech’s Sales and Systems Integration Division, announced the appointment of Peter Woods as director of operations for the division’s Toronto office, effective July 2, 2019. More details from Solotech (www.solotech.com): Reporting directly to Giffard, Woods will be responsible for the planning, enhancement and management of operations, thereby ensuring the […] Read More...

New Moscow Stadium Equipped with L-Acoustics Systems

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 18, 2019
MOSCOW – The new VTB Arena in Moscow includes a 26,000 capacity soccer stadium and 13,000-capacity ice hockey facility. Sonoruss, a certified L-Acoustics provider, designed and installed separate systems that include L-Acoustics K2, ARCS II, ARCS Focus and ARCS Wide enclosures. More details from L-Acoustics (www.l-acoustics.com): When Moscow’s Dynamo Stadium was closed for demolition in […] Read More...

Smugglers Busted for Stashing 3,530 Pounds of Meth in Loudspeaker Enclosures

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 18, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia – Australian authorities used X-ray equipment to peer inside loudspeaker enclosures sent from Thailand and ended up making a record-breaking drug bust after finding 3,530 pounds of methamphetamine and 82 pounds of heroin inside. The audio gear at first appeared to be Nexo PS15-R2 loudspeakers, but were later determined to be counterfeit, and […] Read More...

360-degree Theater in Ottawa, ON Uses Sennheiser’s Digital 6000 and MobileConnect

FOH Staff •
  • News
• June 18, 2019
OTTAWA, ON – The Excentricité education facility at La Cité Collégiale in Ottawa, which opened last fall, includes a 4,000-square-foot immersive theatre-esque space boasting 360-degree sound and video. Systems integrator group CBCI Telecom opted for a Sennheiser Digital 6000 wireless system for the space. More details from Sennheiser (www.sennheiser.com): As one of the leading applied […] Read More...

Nina Nesbitt Tours with Allen & Heath SQ-5

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  • News
• June 18, 2019
SEATTLE – Following the release of her second studio album, The Sun Will Come Up, the Seasons Will Change, Scottish singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt has recently completed her headline North American & UK tour, accompanied by an Allen & Heath SQ-5. More details from Allen & Heath (www.allen-heath.com): With a compact footprint, SQ has rapidly found […] Read More...

OSA Deploys Martin Audio WPM at Ford Fleet Exhibition

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  • News
• June 18, 2019
DENVER, CO – OSA International recently furnished a Martin Audio WPM/CDD sound system for the 2020MY Ford Fleet Preview in Denver, Colorado. More details from Martin Audio (www.martin-audio.com): Produced by Jackson Dawson Communications, this 3-day event provides product information , inspiration and entertainment for Ford’s largest fleet customers. It also marks the 18th consecutive year […] Read More...

50 Jobs Now Online at TimelessJobs.com

FOH Staff •
  • News
• June 17, 2019
LAS VEGAS - If the response to the debut of TimelessJobs.com is any indication, the Entertainment Technology job market is red hot, and competition for top talent has never been fiercer. The jobs and career portal, published by Timeless Communications — publishers of PLSN, FOH, Stage Directions, MMR and EPD — debuted at last week’s InfoComm 2019 Show in Orlando, with more than 30 leading industry brands as Featured Employers, and more than 50 targeted industry job listings. Read More...

Bossanova Ballroom in Portland, OR Upgrades with PreSonus CDL and WorxAudio Systems

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  • Featured
  • News
• June 17, 2019
PORTLAND OR - AV design/build firm Viation provided CDL and WorxAudio loudspeakers from PreSonus for the Bossanova Ballroom in Portland, OR. The project, overseen by Viation president/CEO John N. Wilson, included separate systems for the upstairs and downstairs spaces within the multi-story, flexible use event venue. Read More...

Outline GTO Electrifies Ralf in Bikini DJ Event in Italy

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  • Featured
  • International News
• June 17, 2019
CATTOLICA, Italy – The ninth edition of “Ralf in Bikini,” a 12-hour event that started out as a joke but now features top DJs from noon to midnight serving up a variety of techno, house and minimal music, got support from Emporio On Stage, which provided Outline GTO and Manta loudspeaker systems for revelers flocking […] Read More...

‘Hadestown,’ Other Productions Lauded with 2019 Tony Awards

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  • News
• June 17, 2019
NEW YORK – The 73rd Tony Awards, held June 9 at Radio City Music Hall and hosted by James Cordon, honored Hadestown with eight awards, including Best Sound Design of a Musical (Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz). Hadestown was also named Best Musical and got nods for direction (Rachel Chavkin), lighting design (Bradley King) and scenic design (Rachel Hauck). Fitz Patton (Choir Boy) took home the Tony for Best Sound Design of a Play. Read More...

DirectOut Adds Benno Sonder to Sales Support Team

FOH Staff •
  • On the Move
• June 15, 2019
MITTWEIDA, Germany – DirectOut Technologies has expanded its Sales Support team with the appointment of Benno Sonder. He will serve as Sales Support Engineer for the German pro audio and broadcast equipment manufacturer, taking on technical support of DirectOut clients. More details from DirectOut (www.directout.eu): Sonder brings 25 years of experience in television broadcasting to […] Read More...

Solotech Acquires J Sound Services (JSS)

FOH Staff •
  • Featured
  • On the Move
• June 15, 2019
MONTREAL and NASHVILLE - Solotech has acquired the assets of Nashville-based J Sound Services (JSS), a design-build company that provides integration and sales of acoustics, professional audio, video and lighting systems. Martin Tremblay, President and CEO of Groupe Solotech Inc., made the announcement. Pictured here, from left, are Larry Bicknell, Arlene Spence, Jason Spence, Paul Owen and Philip Giffard. Read More...

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