Monday, August 31st, 2015

XL Video Supports Icarus Wilson-Wright Projection at Tate Turbine Festival

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On 25 July 2015, the Tate Modern in London hosted a very special one day event in their iconic Turbine Hall. As part of the Turbine Festival 2015, video designer, Icarus Wilson-Wright, was asked to transform the Turbine Hall with a new look for the event. To support this, he asked d3 Technologies, XL Video, […]

Adlib Invests for Mrs Brown’s Boys Tour

Adlib’s remarkable working relationship with the touring version of multi award-winning mega-successful sitcom Mrs Brown’s Boys hits the 15 year mark this year, with the Liverpool based company providing full technical production – sound, lighting and video –  for the various legs of the 2015 arena tour, scheduled to conclude in December, plus a live […]

Felix Lighting Invests in BMFLs

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Los Angeles based Felix Lighting invested in 60 of Robe’s BMFL moving lights – 48 BMFL Spots and 12 BMFL Blades – for their busy rental stock. The fixtures were immediately deployed on the kineticFIELD main stage at the 2015  Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in Las Vegas, and at  the Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara […]

Robe Helps Launch ‘The Art of Light on Stage’ at 2015 Prague Quadrennial

Robe CEO, Josef Valchar introduces 'The Art of Light On Stage' book launch

Robe was delighted to help launch Yaron Abulafia’s exciting new book “The Art of Light on Stage: Lighting in Contemporary Theatre” at the 2015 Prague Quadrennial. Robe is sponsoring this work by the artist and award winning lighting designer. The launch – attended by over 300 guests – took place at the Hybernia Theatre in […]

Entec Lights Portishead Summer shows

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West London based rental company Entec continued their working relationship with darlings of the uniquely alternative UK ‘musique noir’ and trip hop Portishead, a band who have consistently produced interesting, different and intriguing music and performance, retaining a sense of mystique, cleverly balancing their popularity as live artists with critical acclaim. Entec first started working […]

Grateful Dead Landmark event features Robe BMFLs

The Grateful Dead core four members - along with Trey Anastasio, Bruce Hornsby and Jeff Chimenti - came together for a final set of three shows at Soldier Field in Chicago in order to say "Fare Thee Well" to their fans after more than 50 years.

A milestone in music history took place at Soldier Field in Chicago as legendary US ‘jam’ band The Grateful Dead celebrated their 50th anniversary with the three final ‘Fare Thee Well’ shows, produced by Paul Shapiro over the 4th of July holiday weekend, playing to record crowds of 70,000 each night. This followed two gigs […]