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  • Shaun Clair Joins Parnelli Board of Advisors

    PLSN Staff | News | March 16, 2020LAS VEGAS - Shaun Clair, third generation member of the Clair audio family, has joined the Parnelli board of advisors. At 36, he is the Parnelli board’s youngest member. Shaun is the son of Troy Clair, Clair Global CEO, and the grandson of the late Gene Clair. Gene, with brother Roy, founded Clair Brothers in the 1960s. In 2008, the brothers received the Parnelli Audio Innovator Award. Read More...
  • Bandit Lites Adds Even More Gear to Touring Inventory

    PLSN Staff | News | March 16, 2020      NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – Bandit Lites, the global leader in concert lighting, recently made another investment in growing its touring inventory with a sizeable purchase of Elation Professional Proteus Maximus fixtures, Ayrton Khamsins and Robe BMFL WashBeams. The Elation Professional Proteus Maximus is slated for the Reba McEntire’s upcoming tour featuring a lighting […] Read More...
  • Event Safety Alliance Announce Program Changes In Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

    PLSN Staff | News | March 16, 2020In response to the catastrophic effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the live event industry, the Event Safety Alliance is making it easier to access our guidance, training, and membership programs to ensure that they remain available to everyone during this challenging period. These changes are as follows: Read More...
  • Dan Williams Goes Rogue for Kiefer Sutherland’s Band Tour

    PLSN Staff | News | March 16, 2020  LONDON – Kiefer Sutherland is world famous for his prowess on the movie and TV screen, but fans who turned out to see the Emmy and Golden Globe winner perform with his band on their European tour, came away appreciating the Hollywood star for his vocal chops too. With his jagged, smoky voice, reminiscent […] Read More...
  • Cirque du Soleil Suspends Shows in Las Vegas

    PLSN Staff | News | March 16, 2020LAS VEGAS - On March 15, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group announced that, in addition to cancellations and postponements to numerous shows worldwide, its shows in Las Vegas would temporarily go dark. The shows include Mystère, O, Zumanity, KÀ, The Beatles LOVE, Michael Jackson ONE and Blue Man Group. Read More...
  • Original Misfits Reunion Gigs Light Up with Claypaky Sharpys

    PLSN Staff | News | March 13, 2020LAS VEGAS - The Original Misfits got back together for a series of gigs last year including metal/punk rock festival Psycho Las Vegas last August, where DSS, Inc. provided lighting/production designer Jon Eddy with 38 Claypaky Sharpys. Read More...
  • Vectorworks, Inc. Partners with Headlong Dance Theater to Support Community of Philadelphia Designers

    PLSN Staff | News | March 13, 2020  COLUMBIA, MD—Global design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. continues its support of the Philadelphia Design Center, recently acquired by Headlong Dance Theater, by donating computers and software licenses to the local community of designers and creative professionals. Headlong fosters the creative ecosystem by providing educational opportunities, financial advice and strategic planning. More details  […] Read More...
  • Coronavirus Emergency Closes Major NYC Venues

    PLSN Staff | News | March 12, 2020NEW YORK — Along with the postponement of all Broadway shows through at least April 12, major venue closures announced March 12 include Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and the Apollo Theater in addition to the city’s major museums and the Tribeca Film Festival. Most closures will be in effect from […] Read More...
  • Live Nation, AEG Postpone Artist Tours Until April

    PLSN Staff | News | March 12, 2020  LOS ANGELES – Competitors Live Nation and AEG joined forces with top booking agencies to put the brakes on touring productions in North America and around the world in an effort to limit the spread of coronavirus to artists, fans and crew. “The world’s leading forces in live entertainment have come together to form […] Read More...
  • Broadway Theatres to Suspend Performances Through April 12, 2020

    Michael S. Eddy | News | March 12, 2020NEW YORK – New York state governor Andrew Cuomo announced March 12 that Broadway shows in New York City will suspend all performances immediately in support of the health and well-being of the theatre-going public, as well as those who work in the theatre industry. Performances are slated to begin again the week of April […] Read More...
  • ETC lighting and controls transform Seattle’s Town Hall performance center

    PLSN Staff | News | March 12, 2020MIDDLETON, WI – Town Hall is a unique arts hub and performance center in Seattle. Though the organization has an ambitious mission to present a “present-tense reflection” of the Puget Sound, it is housed in a historic building that needed upgrades. ETC lighting and controls technology played a big role in transforming the space into […] Read More...
  • Thrice Tours with Chauvet Fixtures Specified by LD Lenny Sasso

    PLSN Staff | News | March 12, 2020LOS ANGELES – Rock band Thrice recently toured in celebration of the 15th anniversary for their fourth studio album, Vheissu, released in 2005. LD Lenny Sasso used a rig that included Chauvet Professional Maverick MK2 Spot fixtures supplied by Squeek Lights. Read More...
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