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Bandit Lights Up Pentatonix Christmas Tour

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 8, 2018
NEW YORK — A cappella group Pentatonix has been taking their voices-only show on the road from Washington DC to Boston to celebrate their new CD, A Pentatonix Christmas. Bandit Lites provided the lighting package for the 14-show tour, which featured the international vocalists performing songs from their certified platinum deluxe album. Read More...

CHAUVET DJ Lights Up NAMM 2018 With Innovation, Upgrades And New Lighting Tools

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 8, 2018
CHAUVET DJ has a long legacy of leading the way with lighting innovations.  That tradition will continue at the 2018 NAMM show, as the company introduces cutting-edge additions to its wireless Freedom series, a smart, versatile new version of its popular GigBAR and a host of other new products that are destined to raise the bar in their categories. Read More...

ETC’s International Subsidiaries To Distribute High End Systems Products in EMEIA and APAC

Nook Schoenfeld • News Newsroom • January 8, 2018
The latest development in the ETC and High End Systems story sees the formation of a closer alliance between High End Systems and ETC’s international subsidiaries – ETC Ltd, ETC GmbH and ETC Asia. Taking the reins from the former European master distributor, AED Distribution, ETC Ltd and GmbH will now be responsible for the distribution of High End Systems products in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA). Meanwhile, ETC Asia will take control of distribution for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Read More...

Elation Fuze Wash 575™ Highlights Kia Booth at LA Auto Show

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 8, 2018
Creative Technology finds “the future of auto show lighting” in new, auto show-optimized LED moving head. Lightswitch principal John Featherstone calls Fuze Wash 575 “the best light I’ve ever seen for lighting automobiles” Read More...

New Year, New Site: Enhancements to PLSN.com Continue

Frank Hammel • News • January 8, 2018
LAS VEGAS - Even before the Times Square ball dropped, the millions who tuned into Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve and watched Mariah Carey perform could see that 2018 is going to be a significant improvement on 2017. Readers of PLSN can find further evidence of good things to come with one glance at the new home page at PLSN.com, with its splashy new graphic design suited to a wide array of mobile devices along with desktop computers. Read More...

Odesza Tours with 185 Robe Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 5, 2018
BROOKLYN, NY – For their coast-to-coast tour in support of their third studio album, A Moment Apart, Odesza’s Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight toured with a six-person synchronized drumline, starting in southern California and wrapping things up at Brooklyn, NY’s Barclays Center in mid-December. Kyle Kegan of Voyage Productions designed a light show that included 185 Robe fixtures. Read More...
4Wall provided gear for Oculus Connect

Seeing Eye Lighting Design Turns to 4Wall to Light 4th Annual Oculus Connect

Frank Hammel • News Newsroom • January 4, 2018
SAN JOSE, CA - Oculus Connect (OC4) brings together VR creators, developers, and pioneers under one roof for a 2-day conference where attendees explore new VR applications and technology. Event Producer FNTECH chose Seeing Eye Lighting Design and Principal Lighting Designer Paul Efron to light the 4th annual event utilizing gear from 4Wall Entertainment. Read More...

3 Doors Down Lit with Chauvet Professional Fixtures at Bob’s Biker Bash Fundraising Concert

Frank Hammel • News Newsroom • January 4, 2018
PHOENIX - For 3 Doors Down, the headlining act for the sixth annual Bob’s Biker Bash fundraising concert held at Phoenix Children's Hospital on Nov. 4, LD John Garberson and Creative BackStage put together a lighting rig that included 15 Maverick MK2 Spots, 25 Rogue R2 Washes and four Strike 4 fixtures from Chauvet Professional. Read More...

For Andrew Peterson’s Christmas Show at the Ryman Auditorium, LD Winn Elliott Turns to Bandit Lites

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 3, 2018
NASHVILLE - Andrew Peterson’s 18th annual "Behold The Lamb Of God" tour included a performance at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on Dec. 11 that was also seen via live stream at Lipscomb University’s Shamblin Theatre. LD Winn Elliott, who has been supporting Andrew Peterson’s shows for more than a decade, relied on a Bandit Lites-supplied rig that included Vari-Lite VL500 Washes, Martin MAC Viper Spots, Martin MAC Aura Washes and in-line 4-lights. Read More...

OK Go, The Yamaha All-Star Concert on the Grand 2018 and Andy Grammer Set to Perform at The NAMM Show

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 3, 2018

CARLSBAD, Calif.– With only 22 days until the start of The 2018 NAMM Show, The NAMM Campus is set to come alive with a variety of Bands@NAMM performers, and at night, showcasing talent from the likes of groundbreaking multimedia artists, legendary performers and a multi-platinum pop singer-songwriter on The NAMM Yamaha Grand Plaza Stage. On Thursday, The NAMM Foundation Celebration of Music Education will celebrate the advocacy and dedication of NAMM members with a performance from indie/pop rockers, OK Go.

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Quixote Studios Increases its Inventory of AC Power Distribution Products

Nook Schoenfeld • News • January 3, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Quixote Studios, which The Los Angeles Times calls “the entertainment industry’s premier studio and equipment rental company,” has made a large purchase of products manufactured by AC Power Distribution, Inc.  AC Power, which makes UL Listed portable power distribution equipment for film/video, touring and exterior event venues, was recently acquired by ACT Lighting, Inc.

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