Articles from the September 2019 Issue

Chauvet Maverick MK3 Spot

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Craig Rutherford •
  • Road Tests
  • September 2019
• September 9, 2019
Large-format fixtures have been the last to make the change to LED. Excepting some specialized narrow-beam fixtures, these solid-state semiconductors have supplanted the humble electrical spark jumped between electrodes as the most widespread way of generating the intensity needed to slice through the unrelenting glow of the ubiquitous and oversized video wall. ‡‡         Light Source, […] Read More...

Panasonic 8K ROI Camera System

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Mike Gormley •
  • Product Spotlight
  • September 2019
• September 9, 2019
Nowadays, when a new product is released, there might be one, or maybe two new features that give the end users a frisson of excitement. Most of the time, however, the new item being launched is really just a subtle upgrade of a different product features. But the release of the new Panasonic 8K ROI […] Read More...

Platform Perfection and Pitfalls

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Brad Schiller •
  • Feeding the Machines
  • September 2019
• September 9, 2019
There are several key manufacturers of lighting consoles in our industry, and each has its pros and cons when it comes to programming and operation (as well as cost and popularity). Besides sending out the same basic data stream to the fixtures, all these systems also share a common sales tactic: the platform. Each manufacturer […] Read More...

Farm Aid, Field of Screams, and a Few Fall Tours

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Debi Moen •
  • Designer Watch
  • September 2019
• September 9, 2019
Farm Aid 2019 unleashes its bounty of musicians onstage Sept. 21 at Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, WI. Music producer Ron Stern tells us his team includes production manager/production designer Charlie Hernandez, lighting designer Jason Robinson and video director Danny O’Bryen. This marks the 34th year for the fund-raising event, which helps keep […] Read More...

Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys

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Chris Lose •
  • LD at Large
  • September 2019
• September 9, 2019
We provide a world of circus-like fantasy. We produce vital escapism for the humdrummers who crave three-ring enjoyment. I used to have a hard time separating the fantasy world that we provide from the logical world where we exist. I used to think that I could be all things to all people. I thought that […] Read More...

Aerosmith “Deuces are Wild” Residency

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Steve Jennings (Photos and Text) •
  • September 2019
  • Showtime
• September 6, 2019
Lighting Co
PRG

Venue
Park Theater
Las Vegas, NV

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Country Jam 2019

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PLSN Staff •
  • September 2019
  • Showtime
• September 6, 2019
Lighting Co
Clearwing Productions

Venue
Country Jam Ranch
Grand Junction, CO

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Mix Live/Uforia

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PLSN Staff •
  • September 2019
  • Showtime
• September 6, 2019
Lighting Co
LPS Production

Venue
American Airlines Arena
Miami, FL

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Sun God Festival

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PLSN Staff •
  • September 2019
  • Showtime
• September 6, 2019
Lighting Co
Pro Systems Event Solutions

Venue
UC San Diego RIMAC Field
San Diego, CA

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Shpongle Live 2019

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PLSN Staff •
  • September 2019
  • Showtime
• September 6, 2019
Lighting Co
Clearwing Productions

Venue
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Morrison, CO

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Carly Rae Jepsen

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Steve Jennings (Photos and Text) •
  • September 2019
  • Showtime
• September 6, 2019
Lighting Co
Fuse

Venue
Various (Tour)

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