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4Wall & LD Manny Newman Enhance Pigeons Playing Ping Pong’s Rig for 10th Annual Domefest

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• June 15, 2019
MASONTOWN, WV - Baltimore psychedelic funk band Pigeons Playing Ping Pong hosted and headlined their annual Domefest at Marvin’s Mountaintop in Masontown, WV from May 16-18, 2019. Over 2,000 music lovers attended the event and celebrated the festival’s 10th birthday. Lighting designer Manny Newman turned to 4Wall DC for the event’s largest lighting package to date. Manny has been Pigeons’ LD since 2015, and this was his 4th Domefest. His lighting design for the festival centered around the band’s touring rig but made some additions to make it even more eye-catching. Read More...

John Berret Goes Rogue At The Aiken Bluegrass Festival

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• June 15, 2019
Its name notwithstanding, the Aiken Bluegrass Festival serves up much more than your grandparents’ brand of this traditional American music Read More...

Solotech strengthens its positioning in the United States with the acquisition of J Sound Services (JSS)

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• June 14, 2019
Martin Tremblay, President and CEO of Groupe Solotech Inc., is pleased to announce that Solotech has acquired the assets of JSS, based in Nashville, a well-respected design-build company that provides integration and sales of acoustics, professional audio, video and lighting systems. Read More...

Bandit Lites Helps Light Largest NFL Draft in History

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• June 13, 2019
A record breaking 600,000 people attended the 84th annual meeting of the National Football League’s Draft. Bandit Lites was proud to once again work with C3 Presents to provide the lighting for more than twenty-five scenes across the city of Nashville Read More...

LD Eric Cathcart Lights Greta Van Fleet with Chauvet Nexus Aw 7×7 LED Panel Fixtures

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• June 13, 2019
NASHVILLE - Greta Van Fleet LD Eric Cathcart has seen the rock band’s touring shows scale up from a single bus and trailer to a five-vehicle production. Chauvet fixtures play a key role in the rig provided by Premier Global Production, with Nexus Aw 7x7 LED panel fixtures lighting the band from five angled “fingers” of truss and four truss towers. Read More...

WorldStage Showcases Next-Generation A/V Technologies at Experiential Marketing Summit in Las Vegas

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• June 12, 2019
WorldStage made a big impact at the recent Experiential Marketing Summit (EMS2019) with Senior Vice-President Richard Steinau delivering a standing-room-only presentation to attendees and WorldStage sharing some of its industry-leading proprietary event technology on the trade show floor. Read More...

Bandit Lites Hits the Beach with Hangout Festival

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• June 11, 2019
GULF SHORES, AL - Bandit Lites kicked off festival season illuminating the Hangout Music Festival, a three-day event hailed as a music vacation along Alabama’s white, sandy beaches. Now in its tenth year, Hangout’s line up included Travis Scott, The Lumineers, Cardi B, Kygo, Khalid, Vampire Weekend, Hozier and The Weeknd. Attendees were also treated to a surprise performance from long time Bandit client Jimmy Buffett. Read More...

“Outstanding” Vari-Lite VLZ Profile meets every challenge for Evita

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• June 11, 2019
The VLZ Profile luminaire, from Vari-Lite’s latest generation of LED moving head fixtures, has once again proven its outstanding stage lighting credentials, this time on Plan B Entertainment’s US touring production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita. Read More...

Brompton Technology on display with digiLED at InfoComm 2019

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• June 10, 2019
Brompton Technology is pleased to announce that leading LED screen manufacturer digiLED will feature its Tessera SX40 LED processor and XD 10G data distribution unit on its booth at this year’s InfoComm. Read More...

LD Krizia Velez and 4Wall Light Bad Bunny’s 2019 Spring Tour

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• June 7, 2019
Latin trap superstar Bad Bunny embarked on a 14-stop U.S. arena tour this Spring, selling out legendary arenas like Madison Square Garden in New York and the Tacoma Dome in Washington State. Read More...

Ayrton GHIBLIs Installed in Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel Casino Atlantic City

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• June 7, 2019
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City has installed 30 Ayrton GHIBLI LED spot luminaires with framing shutters in its Sound Waves theater. Read More...

Hudson Yards Holds Gala Launch Party for Retail Space and Grand Opening Celebration at the Vessel

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• June 6, 2019
Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in the US by square footage, has opened on Manhattan’s west side.  WorldStage provided AV and lighting support for the gala party at the Shops and Restaurants at Hudson Yards and for the following day’s Grand Opening Celebration in front of the monumental Vessel artwork. Read More...
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