Category: Production

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Hear Us…The Unsung Hero’s of Live Entertainment.

By Rebekah Foster We need help, and we need you to use your voices to let the world know about it. We are the touring crew: Production managers, tour managers, merchandise managers, accountants, lighting designers, pyro technicians, videographers, FOH engineers, monitor engineers, guitar techs, drum techs, keyboard techs, carpenters, riggers, props managers, wardrobe managers, truck…
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The Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide

Edited by Steven A. Adelman For Event Professionals During the COVID-19 Pandemic DOWNLOAD THE EVENT SAFETY ALLIANCE REOPENING GUIDE HOW TO USE THIS REOPENING GUIDE The Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide is a collective work by event industry professionals to help our peers who are planning to reopen during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. This document contains…
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Covid-19 Federal Aid Package for Events Industry Petition

Isaac Rothwell started this petition to President Donald J. Trump Federal Aid Package for Events Industry The 1st domino is falling… The past month has seen an unprecedented number of event cancelations in the US and worldwide. The Covid-19 virus is nothing like anything we have faced in our modern economic times.  The purpose of this petition…
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Oberlin College Launches Recording Arts and Production Degrees Oberlin College & Conservatory will start a new program in Recording Arts and Production in fall 2020.

PROSOUNDNETWORK EDITORIAL STAFF Oberlin, OH (February 21, 2020)—Making use of its nine concert venues and recording studio, Oberlin College & Conservatory will start a new program in Recording Arts and Production beginning in the fall of 2020. The program will offer a one-year Professional Certificate in Recording Arts and a two-year Artist Diploma that incorporates…
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Tuning & Optimizing Large-Scale Concert Sound Systems

February 25, 2020 By Howard Page “The goal of this method is to have the sound system reproduce as closely as possible the same tonal balance and perspective (i.e. “the mix”) that is being generated at the output of the mixing console by the operator.” The ConceptDescribed is a method to reliably and consistently tune…
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Top Tours of 2019: Vendors, Crew and Gear

PLSN Staff • News • December 30, 2019 Ed Sheeran 2019 tour image by Ralph Larmann for Meyer Sound LAS VEGAS – PLSN is once again assembling its annual Showtime feature listing vendors, crew and gear for the top tours of 2019, as ranked by Billboard’s end-of-year charts, for the January 2020 issues of PLSN and FRONT of HOUSE magazines. Here’s…
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Used Production Equipment: An Interview with ShopVER’s Brad Nelms VER just launched a new used equipment store.

Mar 27, 2018 VER just launched a new used equipment store. We sat down with Brad to learn about what makes this special. VER recently launched their new ShopVER website. With more than a billion dollars in rental equipment in 35 warehouses worldwide, and a loyal customer base that expects the latest in technology, VER…
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Defying Gravity…Safely: Approaches And Best Practices In Flying Loudspeakers

By Craig Leerman • August 15, 2017 Some in audio think that the term “rigging” only applies when loudspeakers are flown, but it also pertains to lesser endeavors such as placing a single loudspeaker on a tripod stand. The bottom line is that for any piece of production gear not sitting directly on the ground, steps must be…
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For the Third Consecutive Year Fast Company Names Tait One Of The Most Innovative Companies In Live Event

 by PLSN Staff USA– For the third year in a row, TAIT has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in Live Event for 2019. The list honors businesses making the most profound impact on both industry and culture. This years list provides a snapshot and a road…
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Production Manager Job

Charlotte, NC, USA Job Summary: Who are we? Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment company, comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. Ticketmaster is the global leader in event ticketing with over 500 million tickets sold annually and more than 12,000 clients worldwide.  Live…
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