Friday, May 6th, 2016

News

PSI Invests to Supply Latest Riverdance Tour

Production Services Ireland (PSI) – Dublin & Belfast based lighting, rigging and visuals production specialist – is supplying lighting and rigging equipment to the current UK and European tour of Riverdance, one of the most successful dance shows in the world. It’s PSI’s fourth tour with Riverdance for which, on this tour, they have made […]

Robe Gets Up to Speed with MPH Australia

MPH Australia is a busy lighting rental company based in Melbourne, headed by Matt Hansen, a well-known personality in the Australian production world. The company has enthusiastically embraced Robe as an in-house brand – with LEDWash 600s, MMX Spots, LEDBeam 100s – and was an early adopter of Robe’s game-changing BMFL series fixtures. MPH started […]

Grand Gig Puts Its Hands Up for Robe

Dutch House DJ Fedde Le Grand recently played his GRAND 2016 event at Amsterdam’s 20,000 capacity Ziggo Dome, which was completely sold out and featured a spectacular lighting design by JJ Rotte from Dutch lighting and visual creative practice Light Image … and over 200 Robe moving lights! JJ has been Fedde’s lighting designer since […]

Robe Strobes are Ace for Scooter

Hamburg dance / trance trio Scooter – considered the most successful German singles recording act with 23 top 10 hits and over 30 million records sold – kicked off their 2016 tour with an eye-catching lighting and set design by Jerry Appelt, one of the best known lighting and visual professionals in Germany …..  also […]

Robe BMFLs Specified for Arlette Gruss Circus

Robe BMFL Spot moving lights have been specified for France’s famous Arlette Gruss Circus show which started its 2016 winter tour at the Place des Quinconces in Bordeaux. Since 2009, the show has been staged in the 1500 seater ‘Cathedral’ tent venue, an impressive structure that features 8 masts and is 83 metres long by […]

Maestra London Takes Fast Train to Virgin Radio Relaunch

Plenty of excitement surrounded the high profile re-launch of Virgin Radio on the DAB digital  radio platform, with an exceptionally strong presentation team, a great music and entertainment policy and all the ingredients to repeat the ratings success it enjoyed in the nineties and noughties. Event technical production specialist Maestra London was asked by live […]

Musikteater Vejle Invests in Robe

Vejle Musikteater is the largest performing arts venue in the picturesque cultural hub of Vejle which sits at the head of the magnificent Vejle Fjord and the convergence of the Vejle and Grejs rivers in southeast Jutland, Denmark. The venue has invested in over 50 Robe fixtures, including MMX Spots and LEDWash 600 moving lights […]

S+H Stars at Crufts

S+H Technical, the drapes, starcloth, LED, video and special effects specialist from Ilfracombe, Devon, supplied their LED starcloth and a custom built LED sign for the main show ring of the world’s most famous dog show, Crufts, staged by The Kennel Club at the Genting Arena, Birmingham, UK. The starcloth was specified by Jon Pope […]

Robe Creates a Storm

Busy UK rental company Storm Lighting, based in Woking, Surrey, has invested in 30 x Robe BMFL Blades and 30 x LEDBeam 1000s for their ongoing work which includes a diverse range of premium corporate events, leading theatre tours and some music shows. This new sale follows Storm’s initial Robe purchases made in 2014, of […]

Alpine Rigging Invests in Kinesys

Las Vegas based Alpine Rigging, headed by Brent Armstrong has made a substantial new investment in Kinesys automation equipment, with the purchase of eight variable speed chain hoists fitted with Kinesys Elevation 1+ drives, Kinesys Vector Software and eight Kinesys LibraCELL load measuring shackles, all delivered via the manufacturer’s U.S. office in Atlanta. Brent founded […]

The Robe Scenic Experience Rocks at Prolight 2016

Robe took its winning themed theatre environment concept to the 2016 Prolight+Sound expo, transporting the Robe Piazza to Hall 3 of the Frankfurt Messe, where the Czech manufacturer invested in a space three times larger than at any previous Prolight …. and ensured it was the talk of the show! Launching and showcasing a raft […]

Colour Sound Facing a Strong Future with Underworld

UK dance band Underworld delighted fans with a short UK and European tour to kick off the live campaign supporting their much anticipated new album – ‘Barbara Barbara We Face A Shining Future’. Lighting was designed by Haydn Cruickshank (H) from Colour Sound Experiment, with the company also supplying all lighting equipment and the LED […]