Display Ad
Hide Ad

International News

Miss Saigon Adds Meyer Sound to Repertoire

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 28, 2007
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA —A new production of the musical Miss Saigon has opened in Australia, scaled back from its original large-scale format to accommodate a wider range of theatres. To deliver audio coverage with a smaller footprint than previous Miss Saigon productions, sound designer Peter Grubb, a director of System Sound Pty Ltd. of Melbourne, Australia, modified his previous design for the Korean production to a configuration incorporating eight self-powered M'elodie ultra-compact high-power curvilinear array loudspeakers.
Read More...

Production Hire Has 2020 Vision with Martin Audio

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 27, 2007

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND — The City Centre Leisure Group has just opened Club 2020 in Bournemouth — with sound reinforcement provided by Northampton-based Production Hire.  

Read More...

Morocco Rocks with JBL Line Array for World Festival

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 24, 2007

FEZ, MOROCCO —Filali Music recently deployed their new JBL VerTec system at one of Morocco’s annual events, “Festival des Musiques Sacrées du Mondeo, Fes, 2007,” at Bab Boujloud, a city square in the historical Moroccan city of Fez.

Read More...

Jekyll & Hyde Uses ALLEN & HEATH iLive System

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 22, 2007

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY — An Allen & Heath iLive system was recently used to manage FOH and monitor sound for the Jekyll & Hyde musical, staged for two nights in Budapest's 3,000-capacity open-air theatre, the Margitsziget.



        



Read More...

Never Forget Kicks Off U.K. Tour with Cadac

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 8, 2007

CARDIFF, WALES —The brand new musical Never Forget opened in Cardiff last weekend on the start of its U.K. tour — with plans to bring the show to the West End in the autumn. 

Read More...

Australian Outback Spectacular Mixes with Allen & Heath

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 1, 2007

AUSTRALIA — Warner Village Theme Parks has opened the Australian Outback Spectacular (AOS), selecting two Allen & Heath iDR-8 DSP mixers and a PA12-CP powered mixer as part of the extensive audio installation.  

Read More...

Niagra Fallsview Casino Resort Opens New Theatre

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 24, 2007
NIAGRA FALLS, ONTARIO — One of Canada’s leading luxury casino resorts, Fallsview Casino Resort offers a variety of top-tier entertainment every night in its 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre. Recent performers have included Gretchen Wilson, Donna Summer and Lionel Ritchie. To help provide the best sound quality for the theatre’s patrons, and to better accommodate the tour riders of visiting artists and sound engineers, PA Plus Productions of Toronto installed two Midas Heritage 4000 mixing consoles and Klark Teknik EQ and processing systems at the theatre. Read More...

Guns N Roses Chinese Democracy Tour in Mexico with Adamson

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 23, 2007

MONTERREY & GUADALAJARA, MEXICO — The 2007 Guns N' Roses “Chinese Democracy” world tour started off with two sold-out concerts in Monterrey and Guadalajara, Mexico. 

Read More...

Montreux Jazz Festival Sounds Great with Meyer

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 18, 2007

MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND — The Montreux Jazz Festival, located on the shore of Lake Geneva, is currently presenting its 41st edition through July 21. Since 1986, Meyer Sound has been the official sound provider for the festival, supplying sound systems for its many venues, including Auditorium Stravinski, Miles Davis Hall, Parc Vernex, Miles Davis Hall Club and more. 

Read More...

NEXO Opens New Manufacturing Facility in Paris

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 18, 2007

PARIS — NEXO has reversed the audio industry’s widespread trend for offshore manufacturing by opening a new purpose-built corporate headquarters in Plailly, just 15 km N.E. of the Charles de Gaulle International Airport in Paris. The new facility will house all the company’s management and manufacturing operations. 

Read More...

Metallica Tours Europe with Meyer Sound

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 18, 2007

LONDON — Legendary metal band Metallica embarked on a series of European shows at the end of June for their “Sick of the Studio '07” tour. For its concert dates the band is carrying a Meyer Sound system built around the MILO high-power curvilinear array loudspeaker, 700-HP ultrahigh-power subwoofer, and the new MJF-212A high-power stage monitor. A Galileo loudspeaker management system provides system processing and drive. Taylor, Mich.-based Thunder Audio is providing the sound system, with local support from Westfalen Sound of Emsdetten, Germany, and AVAB CAC from Oslo, Norway. 

Read More...

Wembley Stadium Packs 70 Outline Butterflies for Live Earth

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 11, 2007
LONDON — Live Earth, the mega-concert produced as a tribute to planet Earth, featured 70 Outline Butterfly Hi-packs installed by Britannia Row Productions at Wembley Stadium. The seventy Outline Butterfly Hi-packs were used along with twenty Subtech 218; Outline T Series amplifiers powered the system. Sherif El Barbari was system engineer for the event, as well as for the Lady Diana memorial concert on July 1. Read More...
The Latest News and Gear in Your Inbox - Sign Up Today!

Check Out Some Past FOH | Front of House Magazine Issues