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  • Behind the Scenes Announces Free Online Mental Health Screening Program

    FOH Staff | News | March 17, 2020NEW YORK – Behind the Scenes announced an online behavioral health screening program as part of its Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Initiative. These free screenings are completely anonymous, private, easily accessible, and quick to complete. More details from Behind the Scenes (www.btshelp.org): The entertainment industry has unique rewards, practices, stressors and challenges that are […] Read More...
  • QSC Brings the Sound of the Miami Symphony to a Local Architectural Landmark

    FOH Staff | News | March 17, 2020MIAMI - For the Miami Symphony’s recent performance led by conductor Eduardo Marturet at the Moore Elastika Building, Pete Diaz Productions provided QSC components including a host of CP8 compact powered loudspeakers, K12.2 active loudspeakers and KW181 active subwoofers. Read More...
  • DJE Sound & Lighting Expands Inventory with TW AUDiO VERA36

    FOH Staff | News | March 17, 2020FOOTHILL RANCH, CA – March 2020… Following 12 successful years in California’s highly competitive live event production community, DJE Sound & Lighting is now set to enjoy expansion both regionally and nationally with a major investment in TW AUDiO. Pictured here is DJE Sound & Lighting CEO Ted Tesoriero. More details from TW AUDiO (www.twaudio.com): […] Read More...
  • Ready Or Not Inc. Expands VUE Inventory with al-8 Line Array System

    FOH Staff | News | March 17, 2020ROME, GA - Ready Or Not is a mid-sized, full-service production company in Rome, GA. Along with audio, lighting, video, and mobile stage production, they also design and install corporate AVL systems. The company recently expanded their inventory with an al-8 acoustic linearity line array system from VUE Audiotechnik along with hs-221 subs. Read More...
  • Azan Shrine Center in Melbourne, FL Equipped with Allen & Heath Qu-16

    FOH Staff | News | March 17, 2020MELBOURNE, FL - Sight and Sound Technologies (SST) provided an audio upgrade to the Azan Shrine Center in Melbourne, FL that included an Allen & Heath Qu-16 digital mixing system. SST’s Kris Johnson chose the compact Qu-16 for ease of use for those mixing services for the 5,600-capacity facility. Read More...
  • IATSE President Calls on Congress to Pass Relief Package That Includes Entertainment Workers

    Michael S. Eddy | News | March 17, 2020NEW YORK - In mid-March, as major entertainment venues were closing and concert tours were being canceled, Matthew D. Loeb, international president of the IATSE, called on the Federal government to pass a relief package that prioritizes workers whose incomes have been lost as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. He appealed for measures that would continue health coverage and extend unemployment, disability, and workers compensation insurance coverage along with a special emergency paid leave benefit that would include IATSE members. Read More...
  • DAS Audio Issues COVID-19 Advisory Against In-Person Meetings at Company Facilities

    FOH Staff | News | March 16, 2020MIAMI, FL - Valencia, Spain-based DAS Audio and its Miami-based U.S. subsidiary issued a COVID-19 advisory communication requesting that customers with meetings scheduled at the company’s facilities to arrange to meet via phone or internet instead of a face-to-face meeting. “Thanks to the stock available in our warehouses both in Spain and the United States, we guarantee that no orders will be affected,” the company added. Read More...
  • Shaun Clair Joins Parnelli Board of Advisors

    Kevin M. Mitchell | News | March 16, 2020LAS VEGAS - Shaun Clair, third generation member of the Clair audio family, has joined the Parnelli board of advisors. At 36, he is the Parnelli board’s youngest member. Shaun is the son of Troy Clair, Clair Global CEO, and the grandson of the late Gene Clair. Gene, with brother Roy, founded Clair Brothers in the 1960s. In 2008, the brothers received the Parnelli Audio Innovator Award. Read More...
  • Blue Man Group Tour Drums Up Excitement with L-ISA Hyperreal Sound System

    FOH Staff | News | March 16, 2020ATLANTA - Although some of Blue Man Group’s tour dates this spring have been postponed or canceled due to COVID-19, as with other Cirque du Soleil owned productions around the world, tickets are on sale for shows this June. The production plan calls for audio to be enhanced by L-Acoustics’ L-ISA system with L-Acoustics Kara PA elements driven by DiGiCo’s SD10T console. Read More...
  • Event Safety Alliance Announce Program Changes In Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

    FOH Staff | News | March 16, 2020In response to the catastrophic effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the live event industry, the Event Safety Alliance is making it easier to access our guidance, training, and membership programs to ensure that they remain available to everyone during this challenging period. These changes are as follows: Read More...
  • Cirque du Soleil Suspends Shows in Las Vegas

    FOH Staff | News | March 16, 2020LAS VEGAS - On March 15, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group announced that, in addition to cancellations and postponements to numerous shows worldwide, its shows in Las Vegas, which had been reduced from a twice-daily to one-show-a-day schedule in the previous week, would temporarily go dark. The shows include Mystère, O, Zumanity, KÀ, The Beatles LOVE, Michael Jackson ONE and Blue Man Group. Read More...
  • Meyer Sound Powers 50 Year Celebration of The Allman Brothers Band at Madison Square Garden in NYC

    FOH Staff | News | March 13, 2020NEW YORK - One of the last big shows to take place at Madison Square Garden before the COVID-19 outbreak forced the closure of the venue in March was the March 10 concert featuring the final Allman Brothers Band lineup, dubbed “The Brothers.” They came together to mark the band's half-century milestone (the original band was formed in 1969). The one-night show was powered by Meyer Sound solutions, including LEO and LYON linear line array loudspeakers, provided by rental partners UltraSound and PRG North America. Read More...
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