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Entec supported Blur's show at Hyde Park this past summer.

Entec Supplies Blur and the Magic Whip in the U.K.

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LONDON - Blur’s high profile performance at the Barclaycard British Summer Time event in London’s Hyde Park was preceded by an eclectic series of warm up shows including Glasgow’s Barrowlands, Le Zenith in Paris, an intimate show at Newhampton Arts Centre in Wolverhampton and headlining Saturday night at the Isle of Wight Festival … with west London based rental specialist Entec supplying crew plus lighting and sound equipment for selected shows.

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Sublime with Rome on tour with Robe fixtures. Photo by Todd Kaplan

Sublime with Rome Tour Rig Includes Four Robe Cyclones

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SHAWNEE, OK - Scott Warner of Karate Pinky Visual Design specified four Robe Cyclones onto the current Sublime With Rome U.S. tour. Warner designed the lighting, and Aaron Craig of AC Lighting Design is serving as programmer/board operator on the road. 

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Utopium Lighting lit live music performances for the U.K. TV show, Relentless Ultra Presents Soundchain.

Utopium Lights Interview with Florence + The Machine for U.K. TV Show

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UK - The second series of Relentless Ultra Presents Soundchain was broadcast on MTV, July/August 2015, with Utopium lighting up the star-studded show. The Relentless Ultra Presents Soundchain television series, hit U.K. screens for a second year with new host, Radio 1 DJ, Nick Grimshaw. Utopium Lighting was entrusted to provide lighting for the three live music performances per show and exclusive interviews with Florence and the Machine, Rudimental, Catfish and the Bottlemen and Foals.

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Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas photo courtesy of Elation Professional

LED Lighting Systems on Royal Caribbean Quantum-class Ships Provide Substantial Energy Savings

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MIAMI - There was never really any question that the LED fixtures installed aboard Royal Caribbean International's Quantum-class cruise liners would prove to be more energy-efficient than incandescent alternatives. Elation reports that after a closer analysis, the cruise ship company found LED energy savings for fixtures lighting its theatre shows to be in the 76-to-84-percent range, exceeding company expectations. Pictured here is a show aboard Anthem of the Seas, lit by Elation LEDs.

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Elation Professional’s new Emotion moving head digital luminaire (pictured here) will have its European debut Oct. 4-6 at the PLASA show in London.

Elation Plans to Give Emotion Fixture European Debut at PLASA 2015

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LONDON - Elation Professional’s new Emotion moving head digital luminaire (pictured here) will have its European debut Oct. 4-6 at the PLASA show in London. A number of the company's other new technologies will also be on display at Elation Stand A40, including the world premiere of the newest Satura Series luminaire, the Satura Profile.

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Arcadia’s giant fire-breathing spider, a big draw to the annual Glastonbury Festival, landed in the Queen’s Square in Bristol for an inner city festival dubbed Metamorphosis on Sept. 4-5. Some 20,000 attended the DJ event/visual extravaganza, which included three mini-spiders and the Lords of Lightning. CPL provided projection equipment and crew. Photo by Ben Daure.

CPL Provides Projection Gear and Crew as Arcadia Spider Makes Way from Glasto to Bristol, U.K.

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BRISTOL, UK - Arcadia’s giant fire-breathing spider, a big draw to the annual Glastonbury Festival, landed in the Queen’s Square in Bristol for an inner city festival dubbed Metamorphosis on Sept. 4-5. Some 20,000 attended the DJ event/visual extravaganza, which included three mini-spiders and the Lords of Lightning. CPL provided projection equipment and crew.

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Howden Park Centre, a multi-functional venue featuring a 300 seat theatre, three fully configurable studio spaces and two galleries and meeting rooms, hosts a vibrant and varied program of music, arts and performance. Technical coordinator Ian Gibson and theatre technician Stephen Oakes, who undertakes most of the show operation, are pleased with their recent purchase of Eaton’s new Zero 88 FLX Lighting Console as a lighting control solution.

Scotland Venue, Howden Park Centre, Using Zero 88 FLX Lighting Console

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LIVINGSTON, Scotland - Howden Park Centre, a multi-functional venue featuring a 300 seat theatre, three fully configurable studio spaces and two galleries and meeting rooms, hosts a vibrant and varied program of music, arts and performance. Technical coordinator Ian Gibson and theatre technician Stephen Oakes, who undertakes most of the show operation, are pleased with the venue's Zero 88 FLX Lighting Console, acquired earlier this year.

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The Great Stage lighting was controlled by an Avolites Sapphire Touch and Quartz. Andrew Whitton

Secret Garden Party 2015 Looks Controlled by Avolites Consoles, Media Servers

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ABBOTS RIPTON, U.K. — Avolites' consoles and servers controlled diverse rigs on 12 major stages and further smaller performance areas at this year's eclectic Secret Garden Party festival. More than 20,000 revelers traveled to Mill Hill Field in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire to experience the unique atmosphere and hear headliners including Public Service Broadcasting, Roots Manuva and Kate Tempest.

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KolOr Eli ordered Robe BMFL Spots. They were used for a performance by Israeli pop star Ivri Lider.

KolOr Eli in Israel Adds 14 Robe BMFLs to Inventory

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CAESAREA, Israel – Caesarea-based rental company KolOr Eli, owned by Linda and Eli Avitan, recently 14 Robe BMFL Spots to their inventory. Robe's distributor for Israel, Danor Theatre & Studio Systems, provided the gear, which was used to light a performance by Israeli pop star Ivry Lider, pictured here.

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