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Installations

ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Meg Murray •
  • Installations
  • May 2018
• May 14, 2018
At ACL Live at The Moody Theater in Austin, TX, the in-house lighting rig has to accommodate two distinct purposes. It has to be diverse enough to host a steady stream of artists coming through town on national tours. And, as the home of the award-winning Austin City Limits PBS TV show, now in its […] Read More...

LIVE Ultra Lounge: Texas Nightclub Upgrade Adds to Vegas Vibe

Estefani Carrasquedo •
  • April 2018
  • Installations
• April 12, 2018
LIVE Ultra Lounge has undergone two major upgrades since it originally opened in San Antonio, TX in April 2014. Owner Robert Cruzzi’s mission — to give Texas patrons a taste of Las Vegas without leaving their hometown — hasn’t really changed. But with brighter, sharper and easier-to-maintain screens and fixtures available, he’s been able to […] Read More...

“National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey” in Manhattan

Bryan Reesman •
  • April 2018
  • Installations
• April 12, 2018
A Virtual Journey Under the Sea Located in a multi-floor, 60,000-square foot facility in the former New York Times building on West 44th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues, National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey features various rooms that take guests on an incredible underwater adventure across the Pacific Ocean. The journey starts in the Solomon […] Read More...

Touchdown in Times Square

Michael S. Eddy •
  • Installations
  • March 2018
• March 12, 2018
Part themed attraction, part museum exhibit, “The NFL Experience,” located in New York City’s Times Square, is a new permanent interactive football experience for both the die-hard and casual fans of the game. The NFL, working with the Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, have created a multi-floor experience where visitors come in as if they were a new player in the league. Read More...

Rumba Room Live

Thomas J. Friedman •
  • Current Issue
  • February 2018
  • Installations
• February 16, 2018
Rumba Room Live, an upscale Latin-themed nightclub and concert venue in Anaheim, CA, has passed the one-year mark in its new Anaheim GardenWalk location. Built new from the ground up and open since Dec. 2016, Rumba Room Live has been drawing crowd with Elation entertainment lighting and video systems, energizing the nightclub scene in Anaheim. The 10,000-square foot venue has the flexibility to host 1,000 people and hold a variety of events, yet it maintains a chic, intimate feel. Read More...
ADJ Focus Spot Two fixtures provide the beams .

Nightclub Focus: The Oxford Social Club in San Diego’s Pendry Hotel

PLSN Staff •
  • Installations
• November 9, 2017

Situated in the Pendry Hotel in the historic Gaslamp District of San Diego, where most of the establishments are sports bars or restaurants, the Oxford Social Club opened in February 2017. It rubs against the normal laid back, “flips flops and tank tops” beach crowd with a sophisticated lounge feel, as if you were turned back in time to the Roaring Twenties.

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The installation includes four Rogue units that highlight the church’s classic pipe organ. Photo courtesy First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge, TN

In a Tennessee Church, Technology Meets Tradition

PLSN Staff •
  • Installations
  • November 2017
• November 9, 2017

LED Fixtures Light a Classic Pipe Organ in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Located in a thicketed valley at a bend in the Clinch River, the sparsely populated area that would become Oak Ridge, TN seemed like a spot that time had forgotten in 1941. That all changed one year later, though, when the U.S. government chose this location as a primary site for developing materials for the top-secret Manhattan Project during World War II.

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The 20,000-capacity arena is the new home for the NHL Red Wings and NBA Pistons hockey and basketball teams, while also hosting major concerts and other eveents. Photo by Todd Kaplan

Little Caesars Arena in Detroit: Built to Rock

PLSN Staff •
  • Installations
  • October 2017
• October 12, 2017

New Arena Immerses Attendees with State-of-the-Art House Systems

“I believe we just opened the nicest, coolest arena I’ve ever had the pleasure of gigging in,” says Kid Rock LD Nook Schoenfeld after six sold-out shows at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. “It is an amazing structure; the likes of which do not exist anywhere in the world.”

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The view looking down with Elation LED strips on. Photo by Robin Sheridan

Focus on Rigging; Little Caesars Arena’s SkyDeck

PLSN Staff •
  • Installations
• October 12, 2017

InterAmerica Stage Provides its Largest SkyDeck for New Arena in Detroit

Detroit is known for many things. It’s the Motor City, the Arsenal of Democracy, and the birthplace of Motown. It’s home to four major sports franchises: the Tigers, the Lions, the Pistons and the Red Wings. It’s the fourth largest city in the Midwest, and now, it’s home to the largest SkyDeck tension wire grid in the world.

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The nightclub turned to Tirso Lighting for the upgrade.

NYC’s Arka Room

PLSN Staff •
  • Installations
  • October 2017
• October 12, 2017

Tirso Lighting Helps a Popular Manhattan Nightspot Rebrand

Arka Lounge operated for 16 years as one of the more successful nightspots in the Washington Heights area of upper Manhattan. Rebranded last December as Arka Room, owners of this sophisticated, intimate place to party are hoping for the same run of success they enjoyed for nearly two decades.

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Beams of light from the Martin MAC Axioms excite the crowd.

Creating a Mirage in the Heart of The City

PLSN Staff •
  • Installations
  • September 2017
• September 10, 2017

Cityfox’s Pop-Up Party Mecca Concept in Brooklyn Draws Crowds

New York has an exciting new music hub. Located in an industrial building in the East Williamsburg section of Brooklyn that once housed both a steel plant and a waste management facility, the Brooklyn Mirage is using the site to create an outdoor, EDM friendly dance club complete with colorful lighting, dazzling video and palm trees imported fresh from Florida.

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V2 performs at the House of Rock. Photo by Ryan Richardson.

House of Rock

PLSN Staff •
  • Installations
• May 13, 2017

The House of Rock in Santa Rosa, CA, began in mid-2012 as a private rehearsal studio, owned and operated by the management of the hard rock band V2 (pronounced V Squared), fronted by virtuoso teen twin brothers, drummer and vocalist Vincenzo and guitarist and lead vocalist Vittorio Piazza. Aside from being the home of V2, the five-year business plan was to evolve House of Rock as Northern California’s newest, multi-purpose, full-service art and entertainment creation and exhibition facility.

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