Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

News

Robe and De Groote Rappel

The garrison town of Leopoldsburg in Belgium was a perfect setting for the large scale promenade theatrical spectacle ‘De Groote Rappel’, directed by Luc Stevens and featuring a large community cast from the city telling the story of two world wars, with the final act played out in a quadrangle in front of a prominent […]

Robe Embraces Armin

DJ, music producer and international superstar Armin van Buuren launched his new ‘Armin Only’ spectacular at Amsterdam Ziggo Dome – Armin Only Embrace – once again uniting the hugely talented technical and creative team that delivered the ‘Armin Only – Intense’ world tour in 2014. Central to the energy, excitement and emotion of the 4 […]

K3 Start & Finish on a High Note

What is now known as ‘the old K3’ exited their career as the most successful girl band in the history of Benelux finishing a 122-date sold-out concert tour that finished on 8th May at Antwerp’s Lotto Arena, having sold over 450,000 tickets in 6 months … complete with lighting design and video content delivered by […]

Robe Works With Winners for P1 SuperStock Championships

Robe continues its ‘Working with Winners’ initiative through 2016, sponsoring the Quantum Racing team and their boat ‘Quantum’ for the 2016 P1 UK SuperStock powerboat racing championship – among the world’s most exciting and action-packed international marine watersports. Quantum P1 pilot-navigators Vin Burdock and John Donnelly also currently hold the National and World Water Speed […]

CPL Helps Tax Assist with Full Production

The CPL team (Central Presentations Ltd)  led by Lee Gruszeckyj delivered stage design and full technical production for the 2016 annual conference for accounting specialists, Tax Assist, staged in the Caernarfon Suite at Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, South Wales. CPL has provided sound, lighting and video for the event for the last few years, […]

Hamer Hall Chooses Robe

Hamer Hall is a premium concert hall venue, home to the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) and one of the five main performance spaces at Arts Centre Melbourne, Australia, of which it is the largest indoor space with a seated capacity of 2464. It features a diverse variation of live entertainment, staging over 300 shows a […]

Colour Sound invests Projection Power for UB40 tour

Leading UK lighting and visuals rental specialist Colour Sound Experiment has invested in new Barco 30K projectors which immediately went out on two tours, one being the UK’s hugely successful, chart-topping and best known reggae-pop band UB40 – featuring Ali Campbell, Astro & Mickey – for which Colour Sound supplied a projection system, LED screens, […]

Robe BMFLs for Sol3 Mio

Popular New Zealand vocal trio Sol3 Mio recently completed a very successful national tour which was lit by Joel Stanners using 16 x Robe BMFL Spots as the main hard edged fixtures. These were supplied by leading NZ lighting and production rental company Oceania from Auckland. Joel has worked with the trio – classically trained […]

It’s a Yes for Robe

Show designer Bryan Leitch and lighting director Jamie Thompson from creative visual design specialist MIRRAD chose over 120 Robe moving lights among other fixtures to light YesLive 2016, a hi-energy showcase music performance and awards event staged at the London Roundhouse. The annual YesLive show helps inspire 15 – 17 year olds to get involved […]

Painting with Light Has a Laugh with Tegen De Sterren Op Live

A creative show design team from Painting with Light, led by Luc Peumans, delivered the stunning set, video and lighting that helped present a cutting-edge live version of top-rated Belgian comedy TV show “Tegen De Sterren Op” (Against the Stars) at Antwerp Sportpalais for two incendiary performances of the hilarious satirical impressionist show. No one […]

Robe BMFLs Complete New Order Tour

In September 2015 innovative post punk electronic rock band New Order released their tenth “Music Complete” album and started the live tour to support the work, which to date has included tours of the UK, Europe, Asia … and is set to visit the US, Japan, Australia and then festivals this summer. The band formed […]

Ampere Gets The Pointe

Ampere is the latest Cape Town based rental and technical production company to invest in Robe Pointe moving lights, adding eight fixtures to their hire stock. The company was founded in 2009 by Justin Fish whilst still studying at the University of Cape Town. Graduating in 2011, Ampere’s growth trajectory has been impressive and interesting, […]