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Autism Rocks is backed by philanthropist Sanjay Shah. Pictured here, Cee-Lo Green performs a Prince tribute in London during the late June Autism Rocks event.
Autism Rocks is backed by philanthropist Sanjay Shah. Pictured here, Cee-Lo Green performs a Prince tribute in London during the late June Autism Rocks event.

Autism Rocks London's Apollo as Cee-Lo Green, Others Perform Charity Tribute to Prince

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON — For the Autism Rocks charity concert staged June 24-25 at London’s Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, Northolt, U.K.-based Entec provided lighting, sound and video. The concert was backed by Dubai-based 117 Live and AEG Live. This year’s performers, including Mark Ronson, Cee-Lo Green, Morris Day & The Time and bass guitar player Larry Graham, performed a show that served as a tribute to Prince.

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The Royal Scottish National Orchestra's new home has been equipped with Chroma-Q Inspire LED house lights
The Royal Scottish National Orchestra's new home has been equipped with Chroma-Q Inspire LED house lights

Royal Scottish National Orchestra's New Home in Glasgow Equipped with Chroma-Q Inspire LEDs

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

GLASGOW, Scotland – The 600-seat venue housing the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO), which opened in Glasgow late last year, has been equipped with 130+ Chroma-Q Inspire LED house lights. A.C. Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) worked with the venue's management on the project.

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Scenos Techninis Servisas installed more than 30 tons of LED screens, sound and stage structures and lighting, from Prolyte, L-Acoustics and Robe, among others.
Scenos Techninis Servisas installed more than 30 tons of LED screens, sound and stage structures and lighting, from Prolyte, L-Acoustics and Robe, among others.

Black Sea Arena Opens with Prolyte, Robe and L-Acoustics Gear

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SHEKVETILI, Georgia —The 10,000-capacity Black Sea Arena opened July 10, 2016 in a village along Georgia's Black Sea coast, midway between the seaside resorts of Ureki and Kobuleti, Lithuania-based system integrator Scenos Techninis Servisas installed the venue's light, LED screens, sound and stage structures, which included more than 30 tons of gear from Prolyte, L-Acoustics and Robe, among others.

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Staged entertainment accompanied the marathon soccer match.
Staged entertainment accompanied the marathon soccer match.

120-Hour Soccer Match Beats Guinness World Record; Related Staged Event Lit with Clay Paky Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SANTIAGO, Chile - On May 22, 2,357 soccer players (most of them amateurs) played a match that lasted 120 hours, a feat topping the official Guinness record of 105 continuous hours that had been set last year in Scotland. (The new record, at presstime, had not yet been confirmed by Guinness officials). The teams were reportedly divided into "blue" and "white" teams, with white beating blue by a score of 505 to 504. A staged performance, lit with Clay Paky gear, took place at he Bicentenario de la Florida stadium in Santiago as well. Real Audio Sistemas supported the production needs for that show.

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The Forest Live 2016 setup at Westonbirt Arboretum in Tetbury, Gloucestershire.
The Forest Live 2016 setup at Westonbirt Arboretum in Tetbury, Gloucestershire.

Serious Stages Awarded Three Year Contract Extension with Forest Live

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

BRISTOL, U.K. — Established in 2001, Forest Live is an independent concert series, promoted by the U.K.’s Forestry Commission. Hosted within seven forest locations, which include Westonbirt Arboretum, Thetford Forest, Dalby Forest and Mansfield Sherwood Pines Forest Park. Serious Stages has been awarded an extended three-year contract to supply staging and ancillary structures to Forest Live. Pictured here is the Forest Live 2016 setup at Westonbirt Arboretum in Tetbury, Gloucestershire.

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LD Jerry R. Romani lit Bologna Exhibition Centre's Hall 36 with Clay Paky Sharpys and A.LEDA B-EYE K10 fixtures.
LD Jerry R. Romani lit Bologna Exhibition Centre's Hall 36 with Clay Paky Sharpys and A.LEDA B-EYE K10 fixtures.

Benny Benassi & Friends' Dance Event Lit with Clay Paky Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

BOLOGNA, Italy — For Benassi & Friends, a major dance event led by DJ Benny Benassi that coincides with the Motor Show in Bologna, Italy, LD Jerry R. Romani lit Bologna Exhibition Centre's Hall 36 with Clay Paky Sharpys and A.LEDA B-EYE K10 fixtures. The units were rigged on a hanging structure consisting of straight battens placed at different heights.

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The 2016 Barn on the Farm festival was staged in the Over Farm, which is just outside Gloucester, U.K. in southwest England. Photo by Louise Stickland.
The 2016 Barn on the Farm festival was staged in the Over Farm, which is just outside Gloucester, U.K. in southwest England. Photo by Louise Stickland.

Colour Sound Shines at U.K.'s Barn on the Farm Festival

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

GLOUCESTER, U.K. - Colour Sound Experiment supplied lighting equipment to creative visual design specialist Mirrad for three stages at the 2016 Barn on the Farm festival, staged in the Over Farm just outside Gloucester. The seventh Barn on the Farm was headlined by Oh Wonder and Jack Garrett and this year the Main Stage was ensconced in a brand new cattle shelter for the first time.

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Clay Paky Fixture
Clay Paky Fixture

Clay Paky takes the field at the UEFA Champions Festival 2016

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

ITALY – The Champions League final in Milan was not just a sporting event for soccer fans. During the UEFA Champions Festival 2016, from 26 to 29 May, there was a whole host of entertainment, including meetings, exhibitions, shows and events. There was everything you can imagine before the final kick-off at San Siro.  The Opening Ceremony took place on the evening of 26 May with a gala event in which some great past champions also took part. During the Champions Festival evening shows, Clay Paky took the field with its lights: 28 Alpha Beam 300s and 15 Alpha Spot HPE 700s.

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HSL supplied lighting and rigging gear and crew. Photo by  Lindsay Cave.
HSL supplied lighting and rigging gear and crew. Photo by Lindsay Cave.

Heart's U.K. Tour Kicks Off with Orchestral Show at Royal Albert Hall with HSL Assist

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON — HSL supplied lighting and rigging equipment and crew for the U.K. leg of U.S. rock band Heart. The tour leg kicked off with a show pairing the veteran rockers, whose career spans five decades, with the 67-piece Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) at Royal Albert Hall. That show was also filmed for release as a live DVD.

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Taiwan-based Heng Mao Invests in Prolyte B100RV Truss
Taiwan-based Heng Mao Invests in Prolyte B100RV Truss

Taiwan-based Heng Mao Invests in Prolyte B100RV Truss

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

TAIWAN - Looking for a recognized brand to reflect the company’s high quality reputation, Heng Mao selected Prolyte to supply B100RV truss for its expanding rigging department. Heng Mao is one of the main players for rental of truss constructions and hardware integration in the event and touring industry in Taiwan. With a wish to grow and further expand their business, they were looking to invest in truss with a high loading capacity for their rigging department.

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