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In Memoriam: Andrew J. Sottile, 1952 - 2019

In Memoriam: Andrew J. Sottile, 1952 – 2019

FOH Staff •
  • News
• February 16, 2019
By David Morgan With an extremely heavy heart, I note the passing of my friend and colleague, Andrew J. Sottile. On February 13, 2019 at his home in State College, PA, Andy succumbed to the cancer that he had been bravely battling. He was 67. Employed by Clair Global of Lititz, PA since 1985, Andy […] Read More...

K-array Goes On the Road with Claudio Baglioni

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• February 15, 2019
ROME – Veteran Italian pop star Claudio Baglioni has embarked on a national indoor arena tour celebrating 50 years of his hits with a challenging 360-degree audio configuration employed by an impressive Firenze Series KH7 system. More details from K-array (www.k-array.com): Claudio Baglioni is an Italian pop singer-songwriter and musician whose success spans over several […] Read More...

Restored Alexandra Palace Theatre Includes DiGiCo SD12 at FOH

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• February 15, 2019
LONDON – Steve Brookes, head of production and technical for the restored Alexandra Theatre at Alexandra Palace, turned to HD Pro Audio for a DiGiCo SD12 mixing console, which has proven to be a good fit with the venue’s needs. More details from DiGiCo (www.digico.biz): December saw the newly restored Alexandra Theatre at Alexandra Palace […] Read More...

HWP Provides DAS Audio for FGL House, Jason Aldean’s Kitchen and Luke’s 32 Bridge in Nashville

FOH Staff •
  • Featured
  • News
• February 15, 2019
NASHVILLE, TN – DAS Audio noted that FGL House, Jason Aldean’s Kitchen and Luke’s 32 Bridge are among the live music venues in Nashville that have been equipped with its sound systems. High Wire Productions (HWP) of Nashville provided the gear, which includes new Event and Vantec series loudspeakers. Jason Aldean’s Kitchen is pictured here. […] Read More...

Otto Bar in Mexico City Equipped with Bose System

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• February 14, 2019
MEXICO CITY – Otto Bar, a nightclub in Mexico City’s Roma neighborhood, upgraded its sound system with Bose Professional portable systems including F1 Model 812 Flexible Array loudspeakers, F1 subwoofers and S1 Pro Multi-Position PA systems. More details from Bose (https://professional.bose.com/en-US/F1): With a capacity for over 200 people and a style that mixes together the […] Read More...

Shure Wireless in Use at 61st Grammy Awards

FOH Staff •
  • Featured
  • News
• February 14, 2019
LOS ANGELES — Shure noted that its Axient Digital wireless systems and PSM 1000 in-ear monitor systems were used for the 61st Grammy Awards, staged and broadcast live on CBS From Staples Center in Los Angeles. Pictured here, Dolly Parton and Kacey Musgraves perform onstage using Shure gear. Parton is using an AD2/SM58 combo while […] Read More...

K-array Speakers Installed in Outdoor Areas at Westin Hotel in Perth, Australia

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• February 13, 2019
PERTH, Australia – The five-star, 368-room Westin hotel, which opened in Perth, Australia last year, installed K-array speakers in two outdoor areas – the hotel terrace and the outdoor dining area that’s part of the resort’s Garum Restaurant. K-array Kobra-KP52 elements proved to be a good fit for both the physical installation and audio requirements. […] Read More...

Adamson Systems Reports First U.K. Install of IS7 Line Array

FOH Staff •
  • Featured
  • International News
• February 13, 2019
LIVINGSTON, Scotland – The first U.K. installation of Adamson Systems IS7 line array loudspeaker systems has been completed at Howden Park Centre in Livingston by Adamson Certified re-seller Live Systems Ltd. More details from Adamson Systems Engineering (www.adamsonsystems.com): West Lothian’s premier center for arts performances and events Howden Park Centre was transformed in 2009 by […] Read More...

TEC Award Caps Allen & Heath’s Nine Wins at 2019 NAMM

FOH Staff •
  • News
• February 13, 2019
ANAHEIM, CA – Allen & Heath was among the technical achievement winners at the 34th Annual NAMM TEC Awards held in Anaheim, California on Jan. 26. Capturing top honors in the Small Format Console Technology category with its SQ Series mixers, the UK-based manufacturer has received 23 nominations in a number of different categories at […] Read More...

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...

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