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  • Sweetwater Studios Teams Up with Jared James Nichols for ‘Live from Sweetwater’ May 8

    PLSN Staff | News | May 8, 2021FORT WAYNE, IN – Sweetwater Studios has announced ‘Jared James Nichols: Live from Sweetwater”, a streaming live performance event to benefit Keeping The Blues Alive. Nichols and his backing band will be performing a high-energy set of rock n’ roll originals and well-chosen covers designed to please the most discerning of listeners. The event is […] Read More...
  • The North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference announces virtual conference dates

    PLSN Staff | News | May 7, 2021  NORTH AMERICA – The North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (NATEAC) will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, July 20, 21 & 22, 2021. Conference Director, Bill Sapsis explained. “NATEAC, in previous face to face conferences was held over 2 days with three sessions running simultaneously.  For the virtual event we’ve added […] Read More...
  • Avolites Celebrates 45 Years

    PLSN Staff | News | May 7, 2021LONDON - Avolites celebrated its 45th anniversary in early May. First established in 1976 under a railway arch in Hammersmith, London, the company chronicled its 45-year journey from the original Avolites LD dimmer (later to become the FD dimmer) to the launch of its latest flagship Diamond 9 console earlier this year. Read More...
  • LD Paul Fine Chooses 4Wall to Light GE Appliances’ Showcase for the 2021 KBIS Virtual Trade Show

    PLSN Staff | News | May 6, 2021LAS VEGAS, NV – The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) is North America’s largest trade show dedicated to all aspects of kitchen and bath design. This year’s event was entirely virtual, allowing the exhibitors to present new products creatively. Fine Design Associates Principal Lighting Designer, Paul Fine, was tasked with lighting the GE Appliances […] Read More...
  • Julien Reux Creates Moods For Charlotte Lawrence On Jimmy Kimmel And Steve Colbert Shows With CHAUVET Professional

    PLSN Staff | News | May 6, 2021LOS ANGELES – Strong, chic and independent, Charlotte Lawrence is all of these things. But when she gets behind a microphone, the former Teen Vogue model turned singer/songwriter also reveals another more vulnerable side of herself. Drawing on her pristine voice, she touches on personal subjects in a style that is moving without being sentimental, […] Read More...
  • cavlo, New Tradeshow Set for May 13 in Las Vegas, Debuts with Touch-Free Registration Process

    PLSN Staff | News | May 5, 2021LAS VEGAS – cavlo, a trades-only event for members of the professional audio, video and lighting community, will host its inaugural event next Thursday, May 13, at The Orleans Hotel and Casino. In addition to being the first pro a/v/l trade show since January 2020, cavlo is debuting a completely touch-free registration process to help […] Read More...
  • Winter Jam 2021 Lit with Bandit Lites

    PLSN Staff | News | May 5, 2021NASHVILLE – Since its inception in 1995, the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular has offered live concerts with Christian artists, worship and ministry. This year's artist lineup included Crowder, NewSong, Riley Clemmons, KB, We The Kingdom and Colton Dixon. Bandit Lites provided the lighting system for the shows, with limited capacity in each city due to social distancing measures. Read More...
  • Matt Collier And CHAUVET Professional Celebrate Spafford’s Return To Live Shows

    PLSN Staff | News | May 5, 2021TEMPE, AZ – It can’t be found in any dictionary, but the word “SpaffNerds” has special meaning to devotees of the jam band Spafford. They’re happy to identify themselves with this appellation too, caught up as they are in the magical atmosphere of the group’s live shows. Through their exuberant sound, big personalities and onstage […] Read More...
  • First National Mental Health Action Day Will Encourage People to Take Mental Health Action for Themselves or Loved Ones

    PLSN Staff | News | May 5, 2021NY – Amidst a dire mental health crisis more than a year into COVID-19, the Behind the Scenes Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Initiative joins more than 600 organizations teaming up to plan inaugural ‘Mental Health Action Day’ on May 20. Learn more at www.MentalHealthActionDay.org The Behind the Scenes Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Initiative […] Read More...
  • The Innovation Institute for Fan Experience (IIFX) Releases Essential Guide For Reopening Sports and Entertainment Venues

    PLSN Staff | News | May 5, 2021JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI – After more than a year of study, data gathering, analysis, problem-solving and collaboration between over 90 industry leaders on the “Return to Work, Play, and Spectate Task Force (RTWPS),” IIFX (Innovation Institute for Fan Experience) has released a standard-setting, 96-page guide charting the course for sports and entertainment’s full return during the COVID-19 era. More details from […] Read More...
  • BackStage Pass: Reflections on Life in the Theatre

    PLSN Staff | News | May 4, 2021      PENNSYLVANIA – BackStage Pass is very happy to announce the release of the latest in a series of video interviews with people who have helped create the history and shape the future of the live entertainment industry. This interview highlights industrial hygienist, safety officer and professional performer, Monona Rossol. Bill Sapsis, BackStage […] Read More...
  • In Memoriam: Brian “Tuffy” Knight, 49; Peter C. Mitchell, 74

    PLSN Staff | News | May 3, 2021CHICAGO - The Chicago entertainment community suffered some tough losses this past week with the passing of rigger and touring professional Brian “Tuffy” Knight, 49, who died on April 27; and Peter C. Mitchell, 74, former owner and operator of Chicago Spotlight and Moveable Power, who died on April 24. Read More...
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