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  • Canadian Country Music Awards Honor Artists with Soundcraft

    FOH Staff | News | November 21, 2007
    REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN – For the past 26 years, the annual broadcast of the Canadian Country Music Awards has recognized and celebrated the best in Canadian country music. For this year’s event held at the Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan, Toronto-based P.A. Plus Productions chose to recognize another performer, the Soundcraft Vi6 digital live sound console, which was deployed as the monitor desk for the entire show.

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  • Maysville Baptist Church Audio System Centers on Danley

    FOH Staff | News | November 21, 2007
    MAYSVILLE, GA – Maysville Baptist Church in Maysville, Ga, had the very best of problems. Tremendous growth had pushed their small downtown church to its limits. Unable to expand at their downtown location, the church purchased a 50-acre tract on the outskirts of Maysville and began a nearly two-year project to design and build an elegant, 500-seat worship center with state-of-the-art sound reinforcement and video projection systems.

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  • The Fray Adlibs on Latest Tour

    FOH Staff | News | November 21, 2007
    LONDON — ADLIB Audio supplied their new Digidesign D-Show Venue live mixing console and new VerTec subs for multiple-award winning Denver-based piano rockers The Fray, along with full audio production and crew for the band's recent UK Tour.

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  • Parnelli Awards Gala Huge Success

    FOH Staff | News | November 20, 2007

    ORLANDO, FL — The 2007 Parnelli Awards gala honored the best and brightest of the live event industry Friday, Nov. 16, at the Peabody Hotel in Orlando, Fla. The hundreds in attendance constituted a Who’s Who of players in the live event industry, and they all rose to their feet in honor of Lifetime Achievement award winner Gerry Stickells and Audio Innovator award winner Bob Heil. Even the stars paid their respect, with members of Velvet Revolver, Queen and Jimi Hendrix’s band offering their kudos via video. All the Parnelli winners — as voted on by readers of PLSN and FOH — were celebrated in the awards ceremony that honors the best of our business. 

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  • Festival of Lights Reaches Audiences with McCauley Sound

    FOH Staff | News | November 15, 2007

    TORONTO — ACS Productions Sound and Lighting Inc. of Ontario, Canada, recently deployed their new M.LINE compact line array rig for Toronto’s version of worldwide festival of the Lady of Lights, or Senhora de Luz.

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  • Guys and Dolls Swings with Meyer Sound

    FOH Staff | International News | November 15, 2007

    LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND — Revival theatre productions are usually a sure bet at the box office. The trick, of course, is to stay true to the original while incorporating fresh, new concepts. With this goal in mind, Sound Designers Chris Full and Terry Jardine of London’s Autograph Sound Recording, Ltd. set out to infuse new life into the UK tour of the classic musical Guys and Dolls

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  • Big Chill Festival Chills Out with DiGiCo

    FOH Staff | International News | November 15, 2007

    LEDBURY, ENGLAND — With over 200 acts playing on 12 stages over three days, Big Chill is rapidly becoming one of the must-visit events of the UK summer festival season. Held at Eastnor Castle Deer Park, near Worcester, from Aug. 3–5, this year was the first that Dobson Sound Productions had supplied the audio infrastructure for all the festival stages. So the company took the opportunity to also make Big Chill ‘all digital’ for the first time.

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  • Installation Line Array (ILA)

    FOH Staff | News | November 13, 2007

    Line array systems have become the primary loudspeaker configuration for tour sound and many large installations. With the advent of the WideLine WL2082-i Installation Line Array (ILA), QSC offers a professional system accessible to a broader range of house of worship and performance venues.

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  • Bermuda Jazz Festival Heats Up with Allen & Heath

    FOH Staff | News | November 13, 2007
    BERMUDA — Two Allen & Heath iLive-144 digital consoles provided FOH and monitor mixing duties for the 13th Annual Bermuda Music Festival. Audio Incorporated from Roselle Park, N.J., ran sound for the event.

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  • CMA Awards Honor Country Artists with Audio-Technica

    FOH Staff | News | November 13, 2007

    NASHVILLE, TN — For the 14th consecutive year, Audio-Technica has supported the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards by providing a selection of vocal and instrument microphones for its annual awards show.

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  • Spanish Nightclub Dances with XTA

    FOH Staff | News | November 13, 2007
    BARCELONA — When Barcelona-based sound contractor and XTA distributor Adagio SA was commissioned to design the audio system for the 4,000-capacity B3 multiroom dance venue in Dos Hermanas (near Seville), XTA was chosen to deliver the audio processing.  

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  • PowerSports Tour Gets Down and Dirty with Electro-Voice

    FOH Staff | News | November 13, 2007
    DULUTH, MN — Supercharged snowmobile engines issue high-pitched screams at 130 dB, pushed to piston-pummeling extremes as they tear around the track. The crowd is nearly as noisy, loving every minute of it. Being heard above all this is easier said than done. And then there’s the mud, the slush and the dirt. That’s why making live sound reinforcement happen on the World Power Sports Association (WPSA) Racing Sno-X snowmobile and ATV tours — as seen on the Speed Channel and ESPN — requires some tough loudspeakers.

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