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The control setup included Avolites' Sapphire Touch, Tiger Touch II and Fader Wing, Quartz, Ai Infinity media server and ART2000 48" Dimmer racks.
The control setup included Avolites' Sapphire Touch, Tiger Touch II and Fader Wing, Quartz, Ai Infinity media server and ART2000 48" Dimmer racks.

Avolites Controls Fast-Paced Rave Lighting for Cream Tours at T13 Warehouse

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- More than 3,500 revelers partied 'til the small hours at for the legendary dance event Cream Tours at Belfast's T13 warehouse on Saturday, April 30. Event promoter Notorious Parties welcomed the return of the iconic night with its cast of DJing elite including; dance music giant John O'Callaghan, Bryan Kearney, Will Atkinson, Standerwick, Agnelli and Nelson and Anthony Probyn. Event lighting designer John McGuinness of Just Lite Productions looked after the lighting for the event. The control setup included Avolites' Sapphire Touch, Tiger Touch II and Fader Wing, Quartz, Ai Infinity media server and ART2000 48" Dimmer racks.

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The 13th Download Festival featured headline performances from Rammstein, Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden.
The 13th Download Festival featured headline performances from Rammstein, Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden

Download Festival Gets Serious Stages

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LEICESTERSHIRE, U.K. - More than 100 bands performed on Serious Stages in front of 80,000 rock fans, as Serious supplied staging and ancillary structures to Download Festival, which was held in Leicestershire from June 10-12. The 13th Download Festival featured headline performances from Rammstein, Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden, with Serious providing the stages for rock royalty and structures to house their production equipment.

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Owner and founder  Darren Russell has been beefing up the company's inventory of Robe fixtures, most recently with BMFL WashBeams.
Owner and founder Darren Russell has been beefing up the company's inventory of Robe fixtures, most recently with BMFL WashBeams.

Australia's Elite Sound and Lighting Adds More Robe Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

CANBERRA, Australia - Elite Sound and Lighting, based in the Australian capital, Canberra, is one of the country's fastest growing rental and production companies. Headed by owner and founder Darren Russell, Elite made its first Robe investment in 2011 and in 2013, Darren made the conscious commitment to Robe as their ‘house’ moving light brand. “I simply wanted a premium brand that was reliable and had a diverse enough range to cover all requirements for rental, staging and installation applications," he said.

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The 2016 Duftstars Awards were held May 12 at Kraftwerk Berlin. Photo by Jonas Janczyk
The 2016 Duftstars Awards were held May 12 at Kraftwerk Berlin. Photo by Jonas Janczyk

Perfume Industry’s Awards Show in Berlin Lit with Elation Platinum FLX Fixtures

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

BERLIN - Full service production company satis&fy provided the entertainment technology and decorative atmosphere for the 2016 Duftstars Awards in Berlin, the German perfume industry’s premier accolade, and used their new stock of Elation Professional Platinum FLX™ hybrid moving heads on the event. The Fragrance Foundation of Germany announced the winners of the awards at a presentation ceremony held on May 12th at Kraftwerk Berlin.

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WWE Dune Bash

Maestra Dubai Supplies Technical Production for WWE Dune Bash

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

DUBAI - Maestra was asked on-board by sports producers ProActiv to provide all the rigging, sound, video, lighting, staging and draping needed for the popular two day event, project managed for Maestra Group by managing partner of Maestra Dubai, Tom Clements. The brief included coordinating the extensive soft-goods required around the site and setting up a workable backstage space using creative draping to give dressing and green rooms and technical areas. Maestra also supplied the local crew and specialized event security.

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The lighting rig included lighting rig featured 86 Robe moving lights, including 52 Pointes, 30 LEDWash 800s and four LEDWash 300s. Photo by Louise Stickland
The lighting rig included lighting rig featured 86 Robe moving lights, including 52 Pointes, 30 LEDWash 800s and four LEDWash 300s. Photo by Louise Stickland

Arf & Yes Uses 86 Robe Fixtures for 'Voice in Flanders'

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

GHENT, Belgium — Arf & Yes provided the design for the Voice van Vlaanderan (Voice of Flanders), which was staged in Hall 8 of the Ghent Expo center with a live audience of 3,000. Led owner and founder, Ignace D’Haese, the Arf & Yes design team provided stage, set, lighting and video. The lighting rig included lighting rig featured 86 Robe moving lights, including 52 Pointes, 30 LEDWash 800s and four LEDWash 300s.

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LD Nicolas Maisonneuve specified eight Robe BMFL Blades for the Très souvent je pense à vous (Very Often I Think of You) tour.
LD Nicolas Maisonneuve specified eight Robe BMFL Blades for the Très souvent je pense à vous (Very Often I Think of You) tour.

Patrick Bruel Tours France with Robe BMFL Blades

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

PARIS - Lighting designer Nicolas Maisonneuve specified eight Robe BMFL Blades for the Très souvent je pense à vous (Very Often I Think of You) tour by French singer Patrick Bruel. Maisonneuve also designed the stage set and evolved the show design and direction with the artist himself.

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The festival, which was staged once again in London's Victoria Park, took place June 11-12, 2016
The festival, which was staged once again in London's Victoria Park, took place June 11-12, 2016

London’s Field Day Turns to Colour Sound Experiment for 10th Year of Support

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - Leading UK Lighting and visuals rental company Colour Sound Experiment celebrated 10 years of being a main technical supplier to Field Day - one of London’s premier and most popular urban music events, staged in Victoria Park, Hackney. Lighting was designed to be as flexible as possible to deal with the dynamic line-up of DJs and live acts which included legendary French electronica duo Air headlining on the Sunday.

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Paul Walton of Fusion collaborated with Show Technology and chose ShowPro HEX 18 LED Pars and ShowPro EX36 LED Floods, both IP rated units.
Paul Walton of Fusion collaborated with Show Technology and chose ShowPro HEX 18 LED Pars and ShowPro EX36 LED Floods, both IP rated units.

Maritime Museum in Australia Serves as Canvas for Vivid Sydney Light Show

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

SYDNEY - As part of this year’s Vivid Sydney light festival, the Australia Museum’s rooftop was once again a big canvas for a lightshow. As part of the setup, Fusion Entertainment were responsible to light up the area around the museum – Paul Walton, managing director of Fusion – collaborated with Show Technology in Australia, and chose ShowPro HEX 18 LED Pars and ShowPro EX36 LED Floods, both IP rated units.

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The event featured a 70 piece marching band and a performance by soprano Laura Wright.
The event featured a 70 piece marching band and a performance by soprano Laura Wright.

Graham Jones Music Marks 70 Years at Tower of London with White Light Assist

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

LONDON - Earlier this month, Graham Jones Music Ltd organized ‘Project 70’ – a 70th birthday celebration that took place at the historic Tower of London. In order to create a memorable occasion, the event featured a 70 piece marching band along with a live performance from soprano Laura Wright. As a result, it required reliable AV support and White Light was called upon to provide the complete technical solutions.

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The fixtures included 24 Legend 230SR Beams, 30 SlimPANEL Tri 24 IP LED washes and 16 SlimPAR Pro Tri par-style units from sister company Chauvet DJ.
The fixtures included 24 Legend 230SR Beams, 30 SlimPANEL Tri 24 IP LED washes and 16 SlimPAR Pro Tri par-style units from sister company Chauvet DJ.

John McGuinness Creates Intense Club Atmosphere at Belfast Cream Event

Nook Schoenfeld
International News

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - For a Cream dance event that featured DJs John O’Callaghan, Bryan Kearney and Will Atkinson at the cavernous T13 warehouse space in Belfast on April 30, Justlite’s John McGuinness created a warmer, club-like vibe with a collection of fixtures from Chauvet Professional to complement the 592-square-foot video wall created with Chauvet’s PVP S7 panels.

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