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Bruno Mars

PLSN Staff • January 2019Showtime • January 14, 2019

BRUNO MARS © Steve Jennings

Lighting Co


Video Cos

Solotech (LED), VER (Control)


  • Production Designer: LeRoy Bennett
  • Lighting Designer & Programmer: Cory FitzGerald
  • Lighting Director & Programmer: Whitney Hoversten
  • Lighting Crew: Jorge “Soline” Velaquez (Crew Chief), Ryan Lecomte, Chris Lanning, Tom “Poje” Poje, Angelo Viacava, Brian “Buba” Bukovinsky, Patrick Clark
  • VER Project Manager: Matt McCormick
  • Video Director: Steve Fatone
  • Video Crew Chief: Krystena Rice
  • Video Techs: Kevin Tokunaga (Engineer) Lee Shull, Josh Phebus, Christian Lind
  • Automation: Stan Fruge (Crew Chief), Christopher Butterfield, Dan McLaughlin, Kiel Heerding, Kevin McConville
  • Media Server Tech: Drew Atienza
  • Video Content/Creation: Empirical
  • Tour Manager: Shaun Hoffman
  • Production Manager: Joel Forman
  • Production Coordinator: Libby Dostart
  • Production Assistant: Taylor Pesqueira
  • Stage Manager: Brian Bassham
  • Laser Tech: Eric Taylor (Operator), Kenn MacDonald
  • Pyro Tech: John Arrowsmith (Shooter/Crew Chief), Darren D’Amour, Mark Jones
  • Riggers: Jerry Ritter (Head), James Harrelson Jr., Stave Davidson
  • Carpenters: Kurt Jenks (Head), Dave Medrano, Lashard Davis,
  • Jeff Goldsmith, Doscher Shewmake, Paul Brackett
  • Master Electrician: Carlos Oldigs
  • Staging/Automation: Tait/VER
  • Lasers/Pyro: Pyrotek Special Effects
  • Trucking: Upstaging
  • Rigging: Five Points Production Services


  • 2       grandMA2 Full consoles
  • 1       grandMA2 Light console
  • 49     Vari-Lite VL4000 BeamWashes (Stadiums: +37)
  • 48     Vari Lite VL6000 Beams (Stadiums: +48)
  • 795  Robe Robin Spikies (Stadiums: +690)
  • 214  Solaris Flares (Stadiums: +141)
  • 40     GLP impression X4 Bar 20s (Stadiums: +60)
  • 8       Robe BMFL FollowSpots (Stadiums: +1)
  • 8       Robe RoboSpot Controllers (Stadiums: +1)
  • 7       PRG Ground Countrol Followspots (Stadiums Only)
  • 20     Vari-Lite VL3500 Wash FX (Stadiums Only)
  • 2       MDG The One Hazer/Fogger
  • 2       MDG TheOne fog/haze generator (100-250V)
  • 468  Saco S12 video panels (Upstage Center video wall)
  • 96     Saco S12 Video Panel (Lifts w/ video front)
  • 2       disguise 4×4 Pro media servers, 4x VFC card slots
  • 1       10-bit Notch license playback dongle
  • 10     20W Kvant Spectrum laser systems
  • 10     4W Kvant Atom audience scanning laser systems
  • 1       Pangolin Beyond laser control setup (via Flashback 4’s)
  • 10     LeMaitre Salamander Quad Pro flame projectors

Tour Notes:

Launched in late March 2017, Bruno Mars’ world tour in support of his 24K Magic album, released the previous fall, continued strong through 2018, with 100 shows racking up $237.8 million in Billboard’s Nov. 1-Oct. 31 chart year and the tour continuing on through Mars’ two gigs at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Dec. 30 and 31, 2018. Total reported revenues (excluding a handful of shows where ticket sales were not available): just under $370 million.

For more info on this tour go to

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