International News

Protec LD Aaron Russ lit Flo Rida and Tyga. Photo from Kathy Beer.
Protec LD Aaron Russ lit Flo Rida and Tyga. Photo from Kathy Beer.

Protec Lights Up the Autism Rocks Celebration In Dubai

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

DUBAI, UAE -  On April 1, the day before the UN-designated World Autism Awareness Day (April 2), Protec LD Aaron Russ lit Flo Rida and Tyga on a temporary stage dubbed the "Autism Rocks Arena." Kicking off Autism Awareness Month, Austism Rocks awareness-and-fundraising concerts were launched by British born businessman and philanthropist Sanjay Shah, whose young son, Nikhil, was diagnosed with autism in 2011. Since Autism Rocks concerts began, performers have included Lenny Kravitz, Joss Stone, Drake and Prince.

Read more
Hozier performed at the Manchester Apollo on Feb. 6, 2016
Hozier performed at the Manchester Apollo on Feb. 6, 2016

Hozier U.K. Tour Rig Includes Clay Paky Mythos Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MANCHESTER, U.K.  – Singer songwriter Hozier toured the U.K. earlier this year in support of his self-titled debut album, released in mid-February. LD Matthew Kilmurry included Clay Paky Mythos fixtures in a carefully crafted lighting design, noting that the fixture played “one of the most versatile roles in the show.” Adlib Audio provided the gear.

Read more
Ljubljana Castle
Ljubljana Castle

Ljubljana Castle in Slovenia Adds More Robes

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia —Ljubljana Castle, a tourist attraction in the Slovenian capital, also draws crowds with multiple venues that are used for a variety of conferences, meetings, presentations and theatre and music productions. These are now equipped with Robe fixtures, including CycFX 8s, LEDBeam 100s and six Robe LightWare HO battery powered up-lighting LED units.

Read more
For the the official National Day show, 4U2C made use of 250 Clay Paky Mythos fixtures, 155 Sharpy spots and 60 Sharpy washes, among other gear.
For the the official National Day show, 4U2C made use of 250 Clay Paky Mythos fixtures, 155 Sharpy spots and 60 Sharpy washes, among other gear.

4U2C Uses Clay Paky, Other A.C.T Lighting Brands for 44th UAE National Day Celebration

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

ABU DHABI, UAE – The United Arab Emirates celebrated the 44th UAE National Day on Dec. 2, 2015 with fireworks, concerts, heritage attractions, regattas, and art and theater festivals across the country. In Abu Dhabi's Zayed Sports City, the official National Day show made use of A.C.T Lighting distributed brands including Clay Paky and Robert Juliat lighting fixtures, MDG atmospheric generators and grandMA2 consoles. The show was produced by Five Current with lighting and video design by 4U2C.

Read more
Just Lite's John McGuinness and LD Andrew Harris used Robe fixtures for the mixed martial arts tournament in Dublin.
Just Lite's John McGuinness and LD Andrew Harris used Robe fixtures for the mixed martial arts tournament in Dublin.

Just Lite Relies on Robe Fixtures for MMA Event in Ireland

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

DUBLIN - Irish rental and production specialist Just Lite delivered full technical production, including lighting equipment and design, for BAMMA 24 working for production manager Sven Knight and his team from KRS. The mixed martial arts tournament was staged in 3 Arena, Dublin, and broadcast live on Spike (UK) Channel 5 in the UK and Ireland, ESPN 3 in the US plus numerous others worldwide as well as streamed live via main sponsor Lonsdale’s Facebook.

Read more
Photo courtesy of Phil Weedon
Photo courtesy of Phil Weedon

White Light Provides Lighting Gear for Musical Based on British Mod Group, The Small Faces

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - All or Nothing, a musical that opened recently at The Vaults in London, is based on the life and music of British Mod group The Small Faces. White Light provided a lighting rig that includes 52 Par 64s and two ETC Source Four Revolutions specified by LD Peter Small. Small also used Look Solutions Unique 2.1 Haze Machine, CCT Minuette Fresnels and ETC Source Fours for the show. White Light supplied the gear.

Read more
MDG's newly designed booth at PL+S 2016
MDG's newly designed booth at PL+S 2016

MDG Features 8-Nozzle Me8, Other Hazers and Foggers at Prolight+ Sound 2016

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT, Germany - At Prolight + Sound earlier this month, MDG’s new stand featured atmosphere generation products that included demos for the company's new Atmosphere range, the Me Family, the IceFog Series of low-fog generators and their award-winning product, theOne. The booth also featured videos showing how to unleash the full potential of some of the larger generators that the environs of a trade show were not able to accommodate. The highlight of the show was the intro for the company's "8-nozzled monster," the Me8.

Read more
The event was held 1,000 feet underground.
The event was held 1,000 feet underground.

Miners’ Day Celebration in Russia Goes Deep with Martin Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

MURMANSK REGION, Russia –– MuzTrade, an authorized distributor of Harman's Martin lighting products in the Murmansk region, an area that borders Finland and Norway north of the Arctic Circle, provided Martin lighting fixtures for an event held 1,000 feet beneath the ground. Marking Russian Miners’ Day, the celebration also heralded the launch of Main Shaft No. 2 in the Kirovsk mine. MuzTrade turned to Martin's MAC 101, MAC 700 Profile and MAC Aura fixtures to meet the unique needs of this event.

Read more
Andreas Bourani tour photo by Ralph Larmann
Andreas Bourani tour photo by Ralph Larmann

Andreas Bourani Tours Germany with Clay Paky Mythos, A.leda B-EYE K20 Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LINGEN, Germany – Andreas Bourani is currently out on an arena tour of his native Germany in support of his latest album, Hey, with a lighting design by Nik Evers. The setup includes Clay Paky Mythos and A.leda B-EYE K20 fixtures. Evers, who also designed the staging and video content alongside Timo Marten and Philip Hillers, specified the hybrid Mythos and the LED wash and effects light B-EYE from Black Box Music.

Read more
More than 60 Clay Paky Sharpys were used
More than 60 Clay Paky Sharpys were used

LD Honored in Frankfurt for Use of Clay Paky Sharpys at 2015 Ceremony for the Fraunhofer Society

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

FRANKFURT, Germany – LD Björn Hermann was recognized with an award at Prolight + Sound earlier this month for his lighting design for an awards ceremony staged by the Fraunhofer Society in Wiesbaden, Germany last year. Hermann programmed more than 60 Clay Paky Sharpys to create an interactive "light orchestra" effect.

Read more