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  • In Memoriam: Gary Sanguinet, 1955 – 2020

    FOH Staff | News | July 1, 2020NUEVO, CA — Well-known sound reinforcement and touring professional Gary Vincent Sanguinet passed away on July 1, 2020, of an apparent heart attack while at his ranch. He was 64. A longtime Southern California resident, Sanguinet’s career in the entertainment industry goes back more than three decades. Over that time, he worked every job in […] Read More...
  • Martin Audio to Offer BlacklineX Powered Webinar on July 8

    FOH Staff | News | July 1, 2020U.K. – Martin Audio announced a July 8 webinar on the company’s BlacklineX Powered Systems. It will take a look at the product itself, remote connection and control, and deployment. More details from Martin Audio (www.martin-audio.com): With three time slots throughout the day, there is a session to suit all time zones. To register, or […] Read More...
  • Radio Active Designs Announces July 7 Webinar on the July 13 Close of the 616-653 & 663-698 MHz Spectrum

    FOH Staff | News | July 1, 2020EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Radio Active Designs (RAD) has teamed up with Practical Show Technology to host an RF webinar on Tuesday, July 7 at 4 p.m. EDT. One of the topics discussed will be the end of using production wireless equipment that operates in the 616-653 and 663-698 MHz spectrum as of July 13, […] Read More...
  • Shure Launches New Portal for Technical Product Information

    FOH Staff | News | June 30, 2020CHICAGO – Shure announced its new Shure Tech Portal on June 29, an interactive technical resource library developed for systems integrators, dealers, audio engineers, service providers, consultants, and other professional and technically-minded users. More details from Shure (www.shure.com): The Portal provides fast and direct access to complete product and technical information, document downloads, and resources […] Read More...
  • Real Gear from a Virtual Show: Product Hits of InfoComm 2020 Connected

    FOH Staff | News | June 30, 2020FAIRFAX, VA - AVIXA's first virtual version of their InfoComm expo, InfoComm 2020 Connected, featured live presentations and keynote addresses from June 16-18. The virtual Exhibitor Showcases, with 167 sound-related companies among the 495 exhibitors, also kicked off on June 16. The online booths showcased real product innovation. Here's FRONT of HOUSE’s report on the virtual expo. Read More...
  • Broadway League Suspends Broadway Performances for Remainder of 2020

    FOH Staff | News | June 30, 2020NEW YORK - The Broadway League announced June 29 that Broadway performances in New York will be suspended through the remainder of 2020 due to Covid-19. Broadway theatres are now offering refunds and exchanges for tickets purchased for all performances through Jan. 3, 2021. Read More...
  • Pliant Technologies Offers Webinar Series in July

    FOH Staff | News | June 30, 2020AUBURN, AL – Pliant Technologies announced free webinars July 8 and 9 for existing and potential Pliant partners and customers to learn more about the company’s wireless intercom solutions. More details from Pliant Technologies (www.plianttechnologies.com): The first in the series will be held on Wednesday July 8, at 10 a.m. (CDT) and Thursday, July 9 […] Read More...
  • Cirque du Soleil Seeks Protection from Creditors as Pandemic Continues

    FOH Staff | News | June 29, 2020MONTREAL - Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group (CDSEG), parent company to Cirque and Blue Man Group tours and residency productions around the world, announced the need to seek CCAA (Canada) and Chapter 15 (U.S.) protection from creditors due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on its operations. Read More...
  • Harman Announces Webinars July 7 and 8

    FOH Staff | News | June 29, 2020Harman announced additions to the Harman Professional University Live Workshop Series for July 7 and 8. For July 7, go to https://harman.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9hN-00wNTSaN5FAHgKIggA. For July 8, go to https://harman.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6GyKK3GWQmG7r-_5ZrT2DQ. More details from Harman (www.harman.com): PERFORMANCE MANAGER 2.X ADVANCED  Presented by Juan Soothill, HARMAN Audio Expert Tuesday, July 7, 6:00 PM CDT (11:00 PM GMT, July 8, […] Read More...
  • d&b audiotechnik Offers Live Online Sessions

    FOH Staff | News | June 29, 2020BACKNANG, Germany - d&b audiotechnik is continuing with its live online sessions. The company hosted a Facebook Live panel discussion with Eighth Day Sound and Tool audio crew members on June 30, and on July 2, at 10 a.m. Los Angeles time and 1 p.m. NYC time, d&b will be chatting with sound designer Jessica Paz (pictured here), the first woman to win a Tony Award for sound design. Read More...
  • Musical Director Dan Richards Touts Adam Audio A7X Studio Monitors

    FOH Staff | News | June 29, 2020LOS ANGELES – Guitarist and musical director Dan Richards recently acquired his first pair of A7X studio monitors from Adam Audio. More details from Adam Audio (www.adam-audio.com): The success of Braunton, England-born guitarist and musical director Dan Richards reads like a poster about why musicians move to the big city. After earning a master’s degree […] Read More...
  • A Look Back at The Grateful Dead’s “Fare Thee Well Tour,” After Five Years

    FOH Staff | News | June 27, 2020BERKELEY, CA - Five years have passed since the Grateful Dead staged their five-show, two-city "Fare Thee Well" tour. Performing in June and July 2015, the shows celebrated 50 years and were the final concerts where the “core four” original band members performed together. Meyer Sound caught up with UltraSound's Derek Featherstone, who led the sound system design and mixed these epic shows. Read More...
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