Posts byLane Shannon

MARTIN BY HARMAN WOWS THE CROWD AT LDI 2019 WITH NEW MARTIN ERA PERFORMANCE SERIES FIXTURES

At this year’s Live Design International tradeshow in Las Vegas, we had the pleasure of meeting with live production professionals from all around the globe to demo some of our latest products. The Martin booth featured non-stop giveaways, product raffles and even a daily live podcast recording of the Geezers of Gear podcast, which included
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HARMAN and JBL Bring Latest Audio Innovations To JBL Fest 2019

The three-day JBL Fest October event took place at the heart of the Las Vegas strip, and featured exclusive performances by some of the biggest names in music and entertainment, including Khalid, RUN-DMC, Bebe Rexha, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shaq, Evaride, Mabel, and Armin van Buuren. Audio professionals were treated to an in-depth look at how
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Jimmy Buffett Hits Road with JBL VTX A12 Line Arrays

Despite the laid-back, beach-bumming aesthetic of his music, Jimmy Buffett is one of the most active entertainers in show business. Since cementing his stardom with the 1977 mega-hit “Margaritaville,” the barefoot soft-rocker has released dozens of albums, toured around the world several times and built an empire of resorts, restaurants, beach gear, food products and
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Eric Church Tour Shines with Versatile Martin by HARMAN Lighting

Hot on the heels of his sixth studio album, Desperate Man, award-winning artist Eric Church recently embarked on his biggest tour yet. On the 2019 Double Down Tour, Church is playing two marathon three-hour sets a week in 17 cities across the country, including a recent performance for a record-breaking crowd of 56,521 fans at
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Legends Casino Delivers World-Class Entertainment with JBL VTX & Crown

Located in Toppenish, Washington, about 150 miles southeast of Seattle, Legends Casino Hotel is a premium gaming and hospitality establishment operated by the Yakama Nation. Seeking to expand their entertainment offerings and attract new visitors with live music and comedy acts, Legends Casino recently converted a former warehouse space into a brand-new events center. To
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Martin MAC Encore Ideal for Compact Lighting Needs of Hadestown Musical

Martin MAC Encore Series lighting fixtures are playing a key supporting role in the current Broadway production of Hadestown, under the direction of Lighting Designer Bradley King. First premiered in 2006 and later adapted as a concept album, Hadestown is a musical based on Greek mythology written and composed by singer and songwriter Anaïs Mitchell.
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Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Goes All In With JBL, Crown & Soundcraft

English Premier League football side Tottenham Hotspur wanted an exceptional audio experience to complement their newly constructed 62,000 capacity stadium that opened in April 2019. The state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venue features a wide range of luxury amenities, including an innovative retractable pitch, cutting-edge video screens, museum, club shop and more. The stadium audio solution
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12 Year Old “Rockstar Madman” Visits HARMAN to Talk Music, Favorite Gear and Good Advice

When rock guitarist Maddox Kennerson (@rockstarmadman) visited the HARMAN Los Angeles Experience Center for a visit to chat, play some of his music and explore the HARMAN gear, you’d never guess he was just 12 years old. This multi-talented rocker, who also plays bass, drums and is starting to sing, is still years away from
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Why the Ryman Auditorium Selected JBL to Ensure Optimum Acoustics For Every Seat in the House

For over 125 years, Nashville, Tennessee’s Ryman Auditorium has built a reputation as being one of the world’s most beloved music entertainment venues. “The Ryman” story starts in 1885 when it became a Union Gospel Tabernacle and was soon referred to as the Carnegie Hall of the South. From the 1940s to the 1970s it
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JBL and Brad Divens Share Mixing Techniques With FOH Engineers in fixintogetmixin Class Series

Brad Divens, current Enrique Iglesias and renowned FOH engineer, loves nothing more than having an opportunity, in between shows, to sit down with engineers of all levels to share his love for the art of the mixing process and creating the perfect final live mix. Every so often, Brad is able to carve out time
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Wrapping Up NAMM & ISE 2019: Delivering Market Leading Innovations in Audio, Collaboration and Lighting

When I first started with AMX back in 2005, if you asked me what “NAMM” or “ISE” were, thriving professional AV tradeshows drawing a combined nearly 200,000 people over four days would probably have been the last thing on my list. Each winter, these exhibition juggernauts get the new year kicked off in a big
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