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  • Cirque du Soleil Selects Meyer Sound as Equipment Supplier for KOOZA

    FOH Staff | News | August 17, 2007

    MONTREAL, QUEBEC — Canadian entertainment company Cirque du Soleil and Meyer Sound have enjoyed a fruitful relationship since the early 1990s for numerous productions including Corteo in 2005. Now, Cirque du Soleil has chosen the company as sound equipment supplier for the new show KOOZA, which debuted in April in Montreal.  

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  • Norah Jones turns to Neumann and Sennheiser Microphones for Worldwide Tour

    FOH Staff | News | August 17, 2007

    OLD LYME, CT — Norah Jones and the Handsome Band, together with longtime FOH engineer Lee Moro, are using Neumann microphones, Sennheiser's evolution 900 Series, evolution wireless 300 Series instrument systems and 300 Series personal monitor systems for her worldwide tour. 

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  • 2007 Parnelli Award Nominations Now Open

    FOH Staff | News | August 15, 2007

    LAS VEGAS —Nominations for the 2007 Parnelli Awards are now being accepted at www.parnelliawards.com/nominate. Since 2001, the Parnelli award has recognized pioneering and influential individuals and their contributions to the live event industry, honoring both individuals and companies. Nominees for all categories, including Lighting Designer, Set/Scenic Designer, Lighting Company, Staging Company, FOH Mixer, Sound Company and more are now being accepted at www.parnelliawards.com/nominate

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  • Theatre Designer and Acoustician Russell Johnson Dies

    FOH Staff | News | August 14, 2007

    NEW YORK — Russell Johnson, the founder of Artec Consultants and widely acknowledged as one of the world’s top theatre designers and acousticians, died on Tuesday, August 7, at his apartment in New York City.

    During his 50-year career, Johnson focused on research and consulting in the design, theatre planning, and acoustics of buildings for the performing arts.

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  • Sennheiser Experiences Double-Digit Growth

    FOH Staff | News | August 14, 2007

    OLD LYME, CT— Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG is reporting an 18.7 percent increase in turnover for the 2006 financial year. With sales up by 18.7 percent, the Sennheiser Group has exceeded the 14.8 percent growth it enjoyed in 2005. 

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  • Lionel Richie Tours Germany with Electro-Voice

    FOH Staff | News | August 14, 2007

    WIESBADEN, GERMANY — Five open-air concerts in Germany gave fans a chance to hear R&B legend Lionel Richie perform live this summer. Satis&Fy of Werne and an Electro-Voice X-Line system took care of the sound for the tour. 

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  • Bonnaroo and d&b Deliver to 80,000 Fans

    FOH Staff | News | August 14, 2007

    MANCHESTER, TN — This year’s Bonnaroo Festival featured d&b audiotechnik's new J-Series system for the three-day festival in Tennessee.

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  • Beyerdynamic IMS 900 Personal Monitoring System

    FOH Staff | News | August 14, 2007

    Beyerdynamic, a manufacturer of microphones, headphones and wireless microphone systems, has recently added the IMS 900 personal monitoring system to its product line of professional touring, broadcast and permanent installation. 

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  • VOTE FOR YOUR HOMETOWN HERO

    FOH Staff | News | August 8, 2007The hometown hero is the guy who focuses on serving the local community for fairs, festivals, theatre in the parks and one-off concerts and shuns the mega-tours. The readers of FOH have nominated the following as the Hometown Hero in their respective regions. Now is the time to VOTE for your favorite. The regional winners […] Read More...
  • OVO Systems Introduces LAVA Line Array System

    FOH Staff | News | August 8, 2007

    OVO Systems introduces its new compact line array, the LAVA. The small vertical array is designed to have a combined output of 1200 Watts RMS, making it compact in size, but large in output.  

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  • Crossroads Guitar Festival Brings Music Greats Together with JBL

    FOH Staff | News | August 8, 2007

    CHICAGO— The 2007 Crossroads Guitar Festival was staged on July 28 at Toyota Park in Chicago, Ill. Rental company Sound Image provided the live sound system for the festival, using JBL Professional VERTEC line arrays. 

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  • Texas Stampede Puts Meyer Sound MILO in the Saddle

    FOH Staff | News | August 8, 2007

    DALLAS — The Texas Stampede is one of the largest rodeo events in the country and features some of the biggest names in the sport, not to mention some of the hottest live entertainment. Dallas-based Crossroads Audio brought Meyer Sound self-powered MILO high-power curvilinear array loudspeakers to the Stampede to ensure that the packed crowd clearly heard every guitar string-bending, hip-shaking note. 

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