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  • 1,500+ Buildings to Light Up in Red Sept. 1

    FOH Staff | News | September 1, 2020WASHINGTON, DC - An army of behind-the-scenes volunteers are preparing to join the push by #WeMakeEvents to support RESTART, the small business relief bill that provides funding to companies to help them survive and to pay their employees along with PUA and FPUC, CARES act provisions that need to be extended and expanded to provide sufficient unemployment benefits to displaced workers. It all happens Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight. Read More...
  • Sept. 1 “Red Alert” to Support RESTART, PUA and FPUC

    FOH Staff | News | August 31, 2020WASHINGTON, DC - An army of behind-the-scenes volunteers are preparing to join the push by #WeMakeEvents to support RESTART, the small business relief bill that provides funding to companies to help them survive and to pay their employees (#RedAlertRESTART) along with PUA and FPUC, CARES act provisions that need to be extended and expanded to provide sufficient unemployment benefits to displaced workers, including 1099 independent contractors (#ExtendPUA). It all happens Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight. Read More...
  • NAMM Urges Members to Contact Congress to Support Critical Live Event Industry Relief 

    FOH Staff | News | August 31, 2020CARLSBAD, CA - NAMM is issuing an urgent call-to-action to all industry professionals to contact their Members of Congress NOW to support the RESTART Act (S.3814). The bill would provide provisions for the hardest-hit businesses to access additional PPP funds, long term, low-interest loans, and supplemental unemployment insurance to assist the hundreds of thousands of creative industry service workers impacted by the pandemic. Read More...
  • Cary, NC Church Chooses Danley System for 600-Seat Multi-Purpose Room

    FOH Staff | News | August 29, 2020CARY, NC – To optimize the utilization of an expanded 600-seat multi-purpose space, Cary Alliance Church turned to AVCON, a local AV integration firm. AVCON designed and installed a Danley Sound Labs sound reinforcement system. More details from Danley Sound Labs (www.danleysoundlabs.com): The history of Cary Alliance Church in Cary, North Carolina stretches back to […] Read More...
  • AES Show Fall 2020 Convention Early Registration Deadline is Aug. 31

    FOH Staff | News | August 28, 2020NEW YORK – Early Bird Registration options and pricing are available through August 31 for the 149th International AES Convention, featuring an expanded timeline and event offerings for maximum opportunities to Listen, Learn, and Connect with audio peers and pros from around the world. More details from AES (www.aes.org): AES Show Fall 2020 Convention registration, […] Read More...
  • Rock Bridge Community Church Upgrades Five of Six Georgia Locations with L-Acoustics Systems

    FOH Staff | News | August 28, 2020DALTON, GA - Skylark Audio Video created strong sonic continuity between five of the six Rock Bridge Community Church locations in Northwest Georgia using L-Acoustics’ A Series loudspeaker systems and the new M1 suite of measurement and monitoring tools. Read More...
  • Other Insomniac 2020 Festivals, Like EDC Vegas, To Be Held in 2021 Instead

    FOH Staff | News | August 28, 2020LOS ANGELES — Insomniac’s Pasquale Rotella announced Aug. 2 that the 2020 edition of the Electric Daisy Carnival, which had been postponed from spring to fall after the Covid-19 pandemic hit the U.S., would have to be cancelled. Rotella recently confirmed on social media that Insomniac’s other U.S. festivals this fall — including Nocturnal Wonderland, […] Read More...
  • “Be An #Artshero: Arts Workers Unite” Plans Demonstrations on Labor Day

    FOH Staff | News | August 27, 2020NEW YORK - A grass roots movement, “Be An #ArtsHero,” is planning demonstrations to take place on Labor Day, Sept. 7, in support of emergency relief for arts workers idled by the Covid-19 pandemic. Demonstrations are planned across the U.S., with the biggest taking place in NYC's Times Square. Read More...
  • NYU Law School Turns to Waveguide LLC and Renkus-Heinz for Auditorium Upgrade

    FOH Staff | News | August 26, 2020  NEW YORK – New York University School of Law turned to Waveguide LLC for an audio system upgrade for Vanderbilt Hall is a 1950s-era building that sits along the corner of Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village. Harry Allison, director of design services at Waveguide LLC, discussed a crucial audio improvement made possible with […] Read More...
  • In Memoriam: Dan Parise, 61

    FOH Staff | News | August 25, 2020NEW YORK – Dan Parise, CEO & president of Diversified Production Services (dps-us.com), who had organized and managed notable concerts and tours with top artists over a three-decade span, died Aug. 24 from a heart attack. He was 61. Parise served as Live Nation’s director of production and created its Special Events Division, and he continued producing major events after launching DPS in Weehawken, NJ in 2011. Read More...
  • Bandit Lites’ Michael Strickland Details Crisis in Live Events Industry on CNBC Squawk Box

    FOH Staff | News | August 25, 2020KNOXVILLE, TN – Here’s a video from CNBC’s Squawk Box show from August 25, 2020 of Bandit Lites Chair and Founder Michael T. Strickland making the case for the live event industry that went to zero income in mid March and will remain at zero until March of 2021. Strickland was joined by Phil Ehart, […] Read More...
  • The Centre Bell in Montreal Upgrades with EAW Speaker System

    FOH Staff | News | August 25, 2020MONTREAL — The Centre Bell, home to the NHL’s Montreal Canadiens and a range of live events, upgraded with a flexible EAW speaker system that includes Anna loudspeakers and Otto subwoofers from the ADAPTive line along with MKD1096 loudspeakers and UXA4410 amplifiers. More details from EAW (www.eaw.com): Upgrading its PA system to provide a more […] Read More...
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