Check out all our coverage from the show floor at PLASA 2013 from the 6th - 9th October at ExCeL!
Brilliant Stages Build a Man For Take That’s Tour
Take That’s Progress Live 2011 Tour reunited its 5 original performers for the first time in over 15 years as they played to packed stadiums in the band’s biggest tour to date.
There's no Place like the Palladium
L. Frank Baum's novel has been adapted into a hit MGM film, three silent movies, comics, a Broadway musical and countless other stage and amateur productions, so it was only a matter of time before The Wizard of Oz hit the West End.
The future of Channel 69 - what you need to know
By now you have probably heard that in 2012 Ofcom will be clearing out the 800Mhz frequency band which includes Channel 69. If you own any radio microphones or other RF equipment such as IEMs (In Ear Monitors) that operate within this spectrum you will… [more]
The Stage Managers tool kit
Lois Dawson shares with us what every well equipped stage manager should carry with them in their kit.
California based sales and rental company Felix Lighting – headquartered in Los Angeles with a recently opened office in San Francisco – has added 40 x Robe ROBIN CycFX 8 moving LED batten fixtures to its rental stock, which also includes Robe Pointes. The CycFx 8s were initially purchased for the Sunday Night Football introduction […]
XL Video is excited to announce the launch of its new multilingual, multi-country website. Working with Eindhoven-based digital agency, Beachhead, the site has been developed over several months in line with XL’s group strategy. The detailed specification for the website was created by a team with input from all XL’s offices worldwide and included the […]
West London based lighting and visual rental specialist Colour Sound Experiment supplied over 550 moving lights plus hundreds of other lighting fixtures, rigging and trussing – including for the video elements – to the North and South open air stages at the 2014 Creamfields EDM extravaganza, staged at Daresbury Estate, Near Warrington. Colour Sound’s team […]
XL Video continued its record breaking summer streak supplying over 2000 square metres of LED screen plus control and crew across eight stages and arenas at the UK’s biggest and highest profile EDM event, Creamfields, staged on Daresbusy Estate near Warrington over the August Bank holiday weekend. It was the largest amount of screen supplied […]
XL Video renewed its highly productive long term working relationship with Massive Attack, supplying LED screens and d3 media servers for the band’s recent festival tour which featured a video concept co-designed by UVA and Icarus Wilson-Wright in conjunction with the band’s 3D (Robert Del Naja). Massive Attack are well known for their innovative and […]
London UK based lighting and visuals rental company Colour Sound Experiment supplied lighting to Festival Republic for several stages at the 2014 Reading and Leeds festivals – Lock Up, Dance, BBC Introducing, Silent Disco 1 & 2, Piccadilly Party, the Action Aid and Oxfam tents plus all of EBCs Bars – plus LED screen for […]
Blackburn UK based lighting and visuals specialist HSL renewed its long standing working relationship with Massive Attack supplying a floor package to the European leg of the band’s 2014 summer tour which kicked off in Sofia and Istanbul and played a series of headline shows and festivals. HSL Project Manager Mike Oates comments, “You can […]
Lighting designer Jeremy Lechterman chose Robe’s Pointe multifunctional luminaire as one of the core elements of his lighting design for rock band O.A.R.’s Summer U.S. amphitheater tour. Lighting equipment was supplied by Omaha, Nebraska based Theatrical Media Services (TMS). Based in Brooklyn, New York, it was Lechterman’s second summer tour with O.A.R. who were promoting […]
Adlib supplied lighting, sound and rigging to two main arenas and the Hospitality / VIP area at the 2014 Creamfields EDM festival staged at Daresbury Estate near Warrington, UK. Working for creative and technical production specialists LarMac LIVE and renewing their long term working relationship with Cream – the brand synonymous with Liverpool cool since […]
Bristol based lighting and visuals rental specialists Fineline supplied lighting, LED screen, rigging and crew to the 2014 Eden Sessions, a diverse series of music performances staged at the Eden Project in Cornwall, UK, one of the most atmospheric and magical settings in the country. For the second year, Fineline worked closely with Andy Cotton […]
Michael Pereira of Trinidad & Tobago based creative design and engineering practice Streamline Systems enthusiastically specified Robe and Anolis lighting fixtures for a new installation at the landmark night destination Club India Nex 5.0HD in Chaguanas, Trinidad. This was an integral element of a major refurbishment and technical upgrade to the 800 capacity club which […]
Bwefar, a busy lighting rental company based in Zwolle, The Netherlands, is headed by the charismatic Akim Bwefar and specialises in the design and supply of lighting for automotive shows all over the world – although they also engage in lighting other types of events as well. Akim is known for his expansive character and […]