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Hot 107.9 Birthday Bash 25

PLSN Staff • September 2021Showtime • September 7, 2021

On July 17, Atlanta’s Hot 107.9 celebrated 25 years of hip hop.

Lighting Co

Music Matters Productions


Center Parc Stadium/Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA


  • Promoter/Producer: Hot 107.9/Rival Entertainment
  • Production Manager: Aaron Levitt
  • Lighting/Set Designer: Aaron Soriero
  • Lighting Director: Brian Hatten
  • Lighting Techs: Jesse Launder, Josiah Hunt, Bradley Jones, Drew Alley
  • Special Effects: David Dollar
  • Rigger: James Morris
  • Video Director: Kevin Rodriguez
  • Video/Pyro: Music Matters Productions



  • grandMA2 Full and Light consoles w/NPU’s
  • Robe Pointes
  • Elation Proteus Hybrids
  • Elation DTW 350’s
  • GLP X4 Bar 20’s
  • GLP JDC1’s
  • Chroma-Q Color Force 72’s
  • Martin MAC Viper Profiles
  • Martin MAC Quantum Washes
  • Showtec Sunstrips
  • Lycian’s 3000W long throw followspot


  • Absen X5 5.2 mm LED tiles
  • NovaStar NovaPro UHD Jr. 4K processor
  • Analog Way Vio 4K converter
  • AMD Threadripper media server
  • Blackmagic Design 4K SDI fiber converter
  • Roland V-600UHD 4K HDR switcher
  • MSI GT63 Titan laptop
  • Resolume Arena 6
  • Laird 4-channel Belden Cat-6 Ethernet Cable (300′)
  • Cyberpower PR1000LCDRT2U power supply
  • Decimator 12g HDMI/SDI 4K converter

Special Effects:

  • 4 single cryo jets
  • 6 double cryo jets
  • 6 Sparktacular FX units
  • HazeBase Base Hazer Pro
  • Ultratec Premiere fog effects generator

Event Details:

Featuring top hip-hop acts including Lil Baby, Young Thug, Gucci Mane, Moneybagg Yo and Migos, among others, 2021’s Birthday Bash was held at an outdoor stadium venue for the first time — at the stadium home of the Georgia State University Panthers. From pre-production to prep to load in then showtime, the Music Matters team is happy to play a key role in this growing event each year.

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