Saturday, April 19th, 2014


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Entec Lights Bootleg Beatles Tour

West London based rental company Entec’s lighting division once again renewed its great working relationship with the Bootleg Beatles, arguably one of the most successful and ‘authentic’ tribute bands in the world … with over 4,000 shows worldwide under their belts since their formation in 1980 – significantly more than the real Beatles! Entec have […]

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XL Video is The One for HTC Events

XL Video has recently supplied LED and plasma screens and control for two separate events for Taiwanese global technology brand HTC – the first was for their exhibition stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, followed shortly after by the high profile London launch of the One M8 flagship smartphone at Olympia. HTC at […]

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Robe Pointes Shine At MIA Awards

The 2013 Music Industry Awards (MIAs) show was staged in Brussels by Flemish national TV channel VRT (Vlaamse Radio en Televisieomroeporganisatie ) in February to honour the best of the lively Belgian music scene. Lighting was designed by Luc Peumans from Painting With Light. The rig included 60 x Robe ROBIN Pointe and 36 x […]

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Robe ‘Rides the Rig’ at Houston Rodeo

Sixty Robe ROBIN Pointes and five Robe ROBIN DLS Profile fixtures ‘rode the rig’ at the 2014 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas throughout the month of March. Locally based LD Systems provided products, technical management and production for the entire Reliant Park and fairgrounds, using new Robe products for […]

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XL Video Sees Tomorrow With Bombay Bicycle Club

XL Video supplied projection and Catalyst control for the recent UK tour by quirky and interesting indie rock band Bombay Bicycle Club, which kicked off their “So Long See You Tomorrow” album campaign and world tour. The equipment was specified by Lighting and Set Designer, Squib, who is enjoying his second album tour with the […]

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HSL Lights Holy Fire With Foals

HSL continued its productive and creative working relationships with award- winning lighting designer Davy Sherwin on tour with alt rockers The Foals, who have just finished the latest UK leg of their ongoing  ‘Holy Fire’ album campaign. This was Sherwin’s second world tour for the band who have earned much critical acclaim for their incendiary […]

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Robe Highlights All Time Low

Popular American punk pop band All Time Low recently took the UK by storm on their latest “A Love Like” tour, and part of the WOW factor for their energy-fuelled performances was the lighting design created by Boston based LD Jeff Maker. Lighting for the UK tour was supplied by Leeds based rental company Zig […]

Doing It The Danor Way

Robe’s Israeli distributor Danor is based in Hod Hasheron just outside the bustling and vibrant hub of Tel Aviv and has built its reputation on being switched on to the market, offering the most innovative technologies and excellent service. They first started distributing Robe in 2006 and have now established it as arguably the most […]

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Robe Announces Technical Partnership with RADA

Robe Lighting is very proud to be working with London’s world-famous Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), supplying technical equipment and resources. The arrangement was driven by Josef Valchar Robe s.r.o.’s CEO, Ashley Lewis, Robe UK’s Key Account Manager for Film, TV & Theatre and  Matt Prentice, Head of Lighting at RADA. RADA has taken […]

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Adlib Announced as Coda Audio ViRAY Distributors for the UK

Liverpool based Adlib’s Sales division has been appointed a UK distributor for Coda Audio’s ViRAY and TiRAY product ranges. The audio rental specialist and technical solutions provider has backed and invested heavily in the German owned Coda brand since its launch, and was an early adopter of  Coda’s large and medium format line arrays for […]

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5 Star Group At PLASA Focus 2014

The 5 Star Group will be exhibiting at PLASA Focus again this year showing a selection of its current products including flightcases and other solutions for the safe and convenient transportation of all types of equipment. This year 5 Star will highlight  its recently introduced Pro-Tect Bags & Covers. Pro-Tect offers a range of standard […]

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Robe Lighting Appoints John McDowell as Central Region U.S. Sales Manager

Czech Republic-based lighting manufacturer Robe Lighting has appointed John McDowell as Regional Sales Manager of the Central United States, effective April 7.  McDowell, based in Austin, Texas, was most recently with Creative Stage Lighting as  Western Regional Sales Manager. Due to higher sales volume and a wide range of popular products,  Robe Lighting is expanding […]