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International News

  • Stage Concept Lights Norway’s Quart Festival with Robe Gear

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 17, 2009
    KRISTIANSAND, Norway — Stage Concept supplied Robe DigitalSpots and moving lights for the Club Salamander stage for the five-day Quart Festival. The venue was a temporary structure built partially over water in the middle of a forested area on the festival’s island site. Read More...
  • XL Video Supports Visual Innovations on Oasis Tour

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 16, 2009
    LONDON — XL Video UK once again supported Oasis with full video production for their current Dig Out Your Soul world tour and also provided a fully HD PPU/camera package for the band’s summer stadium and outdoor special shows. Read More...
  • Bandit Lites Supports Boyzone Tour

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 16, 2009
    LONDON — LD Peter Barnes and Production North production manager Iain Whitehead chose Bandit Lites as the lighting supplier for the 2009 Boyzone tour, using VL 3000 Spots, VL 3500 Washes, Pixel Pars, Super Cycs, Stadium Hazers, Lycian 1290 followspots and Hog 2 consoles. Read More...
  • Brilliant Stages’ Flexible “Necklace” Tours with Il Divo

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 16, 2009
    LAS VEGAS — With 36 number one hits in 26 countries and album sales in excess of 22 million, Il Divo embarked on a major tour this year supporting their latest album, The Promise. Brilliant Stages is supporting the tour with a multi-level and flexible stage design. Read More...
  • Anolis Architectural Lighting Used for Solan Hotel

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 15, 2009
    WALLACHIA, Czech Republic — The Solan Hotel, located near the ski slopes at Solan Mountain, was recently refurbished by new owner Josef Valchar, who updated the look of the resort’s pool and other areas with an installation of architectural LED products from Anolis. Read More...
  • Kinesys Transforms U2’s Video Funnel

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 15, 2009
    BARCELONA, Spain — Kinesys designed and supplied the custom motion control system that moves and shapes the “transforming” video screen for U2’s 360° world tour. The system consists of 40 Kinesys Evo zero-speed chain hoists and eight custom built winches, all controlled by Kinesys K2 3D software. Read More...
  • SNP Productions to Distribute Catalyst in the U.K.

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 15, 2009
    LONDON — SNP Productions, headed by Simon Pugsley, a lighting and digital media programmer/operator, has been named the U.K. distributor for Catalyst digital media products.  SNP Productions now offers sales, rentals, training and technical support for the Catalyst.  Read More...
  • Adlib Supplies Lighting for U.K. Leg of Steely Dan Tour

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 15, 2009
    LIVERPOOL, U.K. — Lighting designer Jon Pollak had no hesitation in recommending that Adlib Lighting supplied the equipment and crew for the U.K. leg of Steely Dan’s current European tour. Read More...
  • PRG Bad Boys Hung from Monster Touring Rig for U2

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 10, 2009
    BARCELONA, Spain  — Willie Williams, show designer and director for U2’s 360° Tour, had the goal that “when the fans come into the stadium they see something the like of which they have never seen before.” Williams worked with architect Mark Fisher and production director Jake Berry to flesh out that vision, relying also on PRG’s Bad Boy fixtures to handle the gaping distance from the truss to the stage. Read More...
  • Robe Gear Fits Czech Club’s Need for Unobtrusive Impact

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 10, 2009
    ZLIN, Czech Republic — Powerdance specified and installed a Robe moving light rig for the recently-opened Morava club in this university town, which was a “no brainer” according to Šiška Zdenek, who worked closely with the club’s lighting operator, Miroslav Werunsky on this project. Read More...
  • White Light Supplies Rig for U.K.’s “Sister Act”

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 10, 2009
    LONDON — White Light is supplying the rig for the Whoopi Goldberg/Stage Entertainments production of the musical Sister Act at the London Palladium, which is being directed by Peter Schneider, designed by Klara Zieglerova and lit by LD Natasha Katz. Read More...
  • Harkness Screen Brings Dinosaurs to Life in Mexico

    PLSN Staff | International News | July 10, 2009
    SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico — The Labyrinth of Sciences and Arts Museum in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi features a 31-by-17-foot Harkness Spectral 240 3D screen and MF Wrap-round frame for a film that is part of its Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia exhibit. Read More...
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