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  • Southern Rock-Styled Fundraiser Lit with Chauvet Professional Fixtures

    PLSN Staff | News | February 3, 2020AUGUSTA, GA - LD John Berret used 45 Chauvet Professional fixtures to light the Goin’ South Brothers and Sisters concert, an annual fundraiser for Camp Wonderland, a summer camp for children with autism. Featuring covers of Southern Rock classics, the event was staged in late November at Augusta, GA’s Miller Theater. Read More...
  • Chris Lisle and Erik Parker Accent Nashville’s Music Note with CHAUVET Professional

    PLSN Staff | News | February 3, 2020    NASHVILLE – Times Square has its giant crystal ball. Atlanta has its Peach Drop. And in a town that’s world famous as “Music City,” the arrival of the New Year is heralded by the dropping of a giant red music note. This New Year’s Eve, some 200,000 people gathered in downtown Nashville to […] Read More...
  • Latin-Accented Halftime Show Gets Rave Reviews

    PLSN Staff | News | February 3, 2020MIAMI GARDENS, FL - Football fans were treated to a thrilling matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers on Feb. 2, 2020, complemented by a Latin-accented halftime show featuring Jennifer Lopez and Shakira along with cameo performances by J. Balvin and Bad Bunny. PRG provided lighting and video for the spectacle, with a production design from Bruce Rodgers and lighting design from Bob Barnhart. Read More...
  • Bandit Illuminates Surfaces North American Tour

    PLSN Staff | News | February 3, 2020  NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites was proud to provide a lighting package for Texas based indie-rock duo surfaces most recent tour. Comprised of Forrest Frank and Colin Padalecki, surfaces released their first full-length album, surf, in 2017 followed by their 2019 summer soundtrack, where the light is. With Spotify reporting more than 82 million […] Read More...
  • Kinesys USA Moves to Lititz

    PLSN Staff | News | February 3, 2020LITITZ, PA. – In 2019 Kinesys joined the TAIT group of companies ushering in a new era of global entertainment automation. As part of the process, Kinesys have relocated their US sales office, warehouse and training facility from Lithia Springs, GA to take advantage of the world leading resources of TAIT’s HQ in Lititz, PA. […] Read More...
  • Going Green at the Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show

    PLSN Staff | News | February 3, 2020  MONTREAL – PixMob, a Montreal-based wireless lighting company specialized in immersive experiences, lit up the crowd at Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show featuring performances by Shakira and Jennifer Lopez. Fans donned the new LED wristband made of recycled plastic to create lighting effects synchronized with the artists’ performance across the Hard Rock Stadium in […] Read More...
  • Ayrton Diablo wins ESTA Members Choice Award 2020

    PLSN Staff | News | January 31, 2020    ANAHEIM, Ca – Ayrton is delighted to announce that its ultra-compact Diablo LED profile fixture has been awarded the ESTA Members Choice Award 2020 in the Equipment Category at this year’s NAMM show in Anaheim, USA. More details from Ayrton (www.ayrton.eu): Diablo is the smallest, lightest, brightest and most efficient profile fixture in […] Read More...
  • First Baptist Church of Stockton Chooses ADJ Lighting for New Facility

    PLSN Staff | News | January 31, 2020STOCKTON, CA - An extensive package of ADJ lighting fixtures has been installed in the new contemporary worship center of First Baptist Church in Stockton, CA. Along with other fixtures, Vizi CMY300 units serve as the main moving head luminaires to create beam effects and gobo projections on stage, while COB Cannon Washes cover both stage color and house lighting duties. Read More...
  • ESTA Announces the Technical Standards Program’s Above & Beyond Award Recipients

    PLSN Staff | News | January 30, 2020NYC – The Entertainment Services and Technology Association’s (ESTA’s) and Technical Standards Program (TSP) announces the 2019 recipients of the annual Above & Beyond Awards! These awards are peer to peer, designed to allow Technical Standards Program volunteers to recognize other outstanding volunteers. More  details from ESTA (www.esta.og): The 2019 Above & Beyond Awards were […] Read More...
  • Creative Backstage joins Pride Group

    PLSN Staff | News | January 30, 2020CHANDLER, Az.- We have an awesome update on Creative Backstage that will offer a significant benefit and additional services to our Clients. As of Nov 1st, 2019 the Pride Group, LLC, based in Chandler, Arizona has made a major investment into Creative Backstage. More details from Creative Backstage (www.creativebackstage.com): Creative Backstage is an award‐winning full‐service […] Read More...
  • Huge LED Retrofit at Florida Church Centers on Elation Stage Lighting

    PLSN Staff | News | January 29, 2020PENSACOLA, FL - In 2019, Olive Baptist Church upgraded their stage and house lighting systems in their main sanctuary. The project replaced more than 600 lighting fixtures in all. The lighting upgrade began in early August and was finished in time for a Christmas program in early December. Elation dealer Everlast Productions provided Elation moving heads, Pars, battens and ellipsoidals. Read More...
  • NAMM Interviews Publisher Terry Lowe as PLSN Turns 20

    PLSN Staff | News | January 28, 2020LAS VEGAS - PLSN’s Feb. 2020 issue will mark the 20th anniversary since magazine publisher and Timeless Communications founder Terry Lowe published the first issue of Pro Lights & Staging News in Feb. 2000. With that milestone in mind, NAMM invited Lowe to participate in the association’s Oral History program and share his reminiscences and perspective on the businesses of music and publishing. Read More...
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