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Ehrlich Brothers
Ehrlich Brothers

Ehrlich Brothers Turn to WIcreations for Automation Assist with Frankfurt Stadium Show

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT - When the Ehrlich Brothers needed a bit of special production magic to move a giant set of scenic doors smoothly and horizontally on and offstage to top and tail the two acts for their impressive 2016 performance at the Commerzbank Stadium in Frankfurt, Germany, their production turned to Belgian automation specialist WIcreations.  “Magic - The Unique Stadium Show” is the first time that the magician duo has ever played a soccer stadium, and it also signaled the end of a sold-out 120-date arena tour by the Ehrlich brothers in spectacular style.

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Gentse Feesten Stage
Gentse Feesten Stage

LD Vince de Schinckel Uses Chauvet Fixtures for Festival Stage in Ghent, Belgium

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

GHENT, Belgium  – At the end of July every year, two million visitors gather on the medieval streets and market squares of Ghent, Belgium, for the annual 10-day Gentse Feesten, a music and arts festival with a 160-year pedigree. One of the more prominent stages is at the historic Sint-Baafsplein square. For that stage, LD Vince de Schinckel specified 16 Chauvet Professional Maverick MK2 Washes, 16 Maverick MK2 Spots, six Strike 4s and two Atmos smoke machines from Belgian rental specialists Euro PAl.

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Lambert supplied some of the gear from his own company and turned to Entec for more.
Lambert supplied some of the gear from his own company and turned to Entec for more.

LD Richard Lambert Lights U.K.'s Jazz Dance Company Tour with Assist from Entec Sound & Light

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - LD Richard Lambert turned to Entec Sound & Light for he Jazz Dance Company's recent U.K. tour, "Unexpected Tales" for an assist. While Lambert provided his Zero 88 ORB XF control desk and a few fixtures including Chauvet Intimidator LED spots and GLP Atoms through his own business, Lambco, Entec supplied the power and data distribution, 11 Clay Paky Alpha Spot HPE 300s, 10 Martin MAC 700 Wash lights and eight overhead scaff bars.

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Cape Town City Hall Concert Lit with Chauvet Professional Rogue Fixtures
Cape Town City Hall Concert Lit with Chauvet Professional Rogue Fixtures

Cape Town City Hall Concert Lit with Chauvet Professional Rogue Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – The historic building that once served as City Hall in Cape Town hosted “Africa Day eKapa!,” an annual concert celebrating the anniversary of the Organization of African Unity. LD Jean-Pierre Willson of Unfazed Productions used Chauvet Professional Rogue RH1 Hybrid and Rogue R2 Wash fixtures for the event.

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Chauvet's Maverick MK2 Wash will be among the fixtures featured.
Chauvet's Maverick MK2 Wash will be among the fixtures featured.

BPM | PRO Event in Birmingham, U.K. to Feature Chauvet Professional Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

BIRMINGHAM, UK --  This year, the biggest BPM | PRO event is set to take place Sept. 11-13 at the NEC Genting Arena in Birmingham, U.K., a 16,000-capacity venue. Chauvet will feature new gear at the event, including the company's Maverick MK2 Wash and MK2 Spot, STRIKE 1, Rogue R1 FX-B, and Ovation E-910FC.

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Hog 4
Hog 4

Sydney’s Whitlam Theatre Upgrades with Hog 4 Consoles

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SYDNEY - The Revesby Workers’ Club in southwest Sydney is a regular stop for premiere touring acts. Its concert venue, the Whitlam Theatre, seats 750 in ‘dinner mode’ and 1,400 in theatre mode. The theatre is known for its big PA and excellent audio facilities, but, until recently, its lighting systems were struggling to keep up with the demands of modern touring acts. Revesby has changed all that with the purchase of High End System’s Hog 4 console plus a Playback Wing 4, bringing their venue back in line with the best in Australia.

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Kyrgyzstan's 'Song of the Year' Ceremony Lit with Martin Fixtures
Kyrgyzstan's 'Song of the Year' Ceremony Lit with Martin Fixtures

Kyrgyzstan's 'Song of the Year' Ceremony Lit with Martin Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — For Kyrgyzstan’s second annual “Song of the Year” music awards, a variety of RUSH fixtures from Martin were deployed byKyrgyzstan’s Martin Professional dealer, Sound KG Rental Company. Russian LD Alexey Zhivanov used six MH 3 Beams and six MH 4 Beams, along with three Atomic 3000 DMX strobes to provide lighting effects. The light show was operated by Martin controllers, including the M2GO and M-Touch.

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Ehrlich Brothers

Big Ehrlich Brothers Stadium Show Rig Includes Robe Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT - Taking the genre of illusionism into a completely new dimension, brothers Chris and Andreas Ehrlich – who had already played to over half a million people on their “Magic – Experience Dreams” arena tour put on a special performance, “Magic – A Unique Stadium Show” at the Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt. Designing all visual departments and co-ordinating the OB and camera technology - for this spectacle was the team from Cologne based visual design and creative practice mo2, led by Manfred “Ollie” Olma.

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The ACL 360 Matrix fixtures were used for a variety of purposes including background lighting for the stage, backlighting for camera and special effect lettering
The ACL 360 Matrix fixtures were used for a variety of purposes including background lighting for the stage, backlighting for camera and special effect lettering

Europe’s re:publica Conference Lit with Elation ACL 360 Matrix Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

BERLIN, Germany - Elation Professional’s ACL 360 Matrix moving head panel showed its versatility on the 10th edition of the re:publica Conference in Berlin. Called Europe's most popular conference on internet and society (think TED), the event took place May 2-4 at Station-Berlin in the heart of the German capital. The ACL 360 Matrix fixtures were used for a variety of purposes including background lighting for the stage, backlighting for camera and special effect lettering.

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