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  • Madrid’s WiZink Center Upgrades with Electro-Voice and Dynacord Components

    FOH Staff | International News | July 28, 2020MADRID, Spain – The historic WiZink Center in Madrid has benefitted from a complete audio upgrade drawing heavily on audio solutions from Electro-Voice and Dynacord. The comprehensive two-year project from Spanish distribution partner and AV specialist ACSON Light & Sound Systems and system integrator Assembly AV has ensured that the venue has the technical capabilities […] Read More...
  • CES 2021 Show to Go Digital

    FOH Staff | News | July 28, 2020ARLINGTON, VA - The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), organizers of the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, announced on July 28, 2020 that CES 2021, set for Jan. 6-9, 2021, will be an all-digital experience for the first time since the show began in 1967. More than 170,000 reportedly attended the 2020 in-person event earlier this year. Read More...
  • Live Nation Revs Up Enthusiasm with “Drive In” Weekend in Three Cities

    Kevin M. Mitchell | News | July 28, 2020ST. LOUIS - On the second weekend in July, Live Nation brought live music back to three sheds - in St. Louis, Nashville and Indianapolis. By “sheds” we mean the amphitheater parking lots. But these lots could hold a thousand cars, so full-blown productions including delay video screens and speakers were involved. Live Nation turned to local vendors to supply all the gear except backline. Read More...
  • Do YOU Think There Is Going to Be a Fall Show?

    Terry Lowe | News | July 28, 2020LAS VEGAS - Terry Lowe, publisher of FRONT of HOUSE, PLSN, Stage Directions and other magazines from Timeless Communications, issued an open letter to the industry on July 28 making a frank assessment on the odds that exhibitors, attendees and others would risk gambling with the Covid-19 pandemic by flying in from around the country to attend a major convention set for this October. Read More...
  • Roadies Hit the Streets to Raise Awareness of Covid-19 Plight

    FOH Staff | News | July 27, 2020PHILADELPHIA - While keeping a low profile is normally part of the job description, these are not normal times. Live event workers emerged from behind the scenes to push road cases around Philadelphia’s City Hall on Friday, July 24 to raise awareness of the industry’s dire need for financial support amid the continuing shutdown of mass gatherings due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More...
  • Eminence Promotes Damon Waller to International Sales Manager

    FOH Staff | On the Move | July 27, 2020EMINENCE, KY — Eminence Speaker, LLC, a leading global supplier of loudspeakers and high-frequency devices since 1966, announced the promotion of industry veteran Damon Waller to the role of International Sales Manager. More details from Eminence (www.eminence.com): “I have had the pleasure of knowing Damon Waller for over 20 years as a friend, a customer […] Read More...
  • DiGiCo and KLANG Help Hellooo TV Say “Hellooo” to High-Quality Streamed Shows

    FOH Staff | News | July 27, 2020NASHVILLE, TN - HelloooTV.com is a weekly online concert experience that uses DiGiCo’s Quantum7 console at front of house, an SD10 for monitors (both supplied by Clair Global) and a KLANG:fabrik monitoring solution. Performances are shot live at a soundstage at Special Events Services’ (SES) facility in Nashville, with each live audio mix streamed as a set. Read More...
  • St. Mark’s Belfast Installs Martin Audio O-Line

    FOH Staff | International News | July 27, 2020BELFAST, Northern Ireland – St Mark’s Church turned to Rea Sound for an upgraded sound system centered on Martin Audio O Line components. More details from Martin Audio (www.martin-audio.com): Situated in the Dundela district of Belfast, St Mark’s Church has a remarkable heritage. Historically, it has strong links with the author CS Lewis, whose grandfather […] Read More...
  • In Memoriam: Vinnie Kowalski, 58

    FOH Staff | News | July 25, 2020HUNTINGTON STATION, NY - FOH engineer Vincent J. “Vinnie” Kowalski, Jr. passed away July 17, 2020 of an apparent heart attack. He was 58. Perhaps best known for his work with Peter Frampton, Kowalski also mixed other artists including Blondie, John Fogerty, Dream Theater, Savatage and Kirk Franklin. Read More...
  • Solotech Announces Partnership with Yoop eSpace for Interactive Virtual Events

    FOH Staff | News | July 24, 2020MONTREAL – Solotech announced a partnership with Yoop eSpace, a virtual and multifunctional production environment that enables content providers to create and stream high-quality events in an immersive and interactive way. More details from Solotech (www.solotech.com): Benoît Fredette, businessman and Yoop founder, recently launched the new two-way Yoop platform, which offers a real-time visual and […] Read More...
  • Prolight + Sound Shanghai 2020 Canceled as In-Person Event

    FOH Staff | International News | July 24, 2020SHANGHAI, China – Messe Frankfurt announced that its Prolight + Sound Shanghai event, originally set for the last week in October, will not take place as an in-person event. Instead an online conference will be offered. The trade fair producer noted that the move will also allow exhibitors to concentrate resources on the larger Prolight […] Read More...
  • Linea Research Powers Newly Redesigned Adriatic Resort

    FOH Staff | International News | July 23, 2020FUNTANA, Croatia — With its seaside villages, white beaches, hilltop views, and Mediterranean climate, Croatia’s Istrian coast is a gem of the Adriatic Sea. Generations of tourists from across the European continent have long made it a must-do summer destination, with hotels and campgrounds at capacity throughout the summer months. The five-star Istra Premium Camping Resort […] Read More...
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