John Strycharz Goes Rogue For ABC Network’s Christmas Light Show

WETHERSFIELD, CT – Ever since he was seven, John Strycharz was fascinated by Christmas lights. Not surprisingly, his career path eventually took him into lighting, first as a DJ and then as the founder of JS Productions, a company that lights EDM clubs and other venues. Through it all, Strycharz’s interest in reflecting the holiday […]

Chameleon Touring Systems Balances Old And New At Mercedes Benz Fashion Week With CHAUVET Professional

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – Completed in 1862, Queensland’s stately Old Government House doesn’t exactly conjure up images of trendy fashions. But the neoclassical building, with its sandstone façade and architectural flourishes, provided a dramatic backdrop for the sleek luxury cars and chic couture from hot designers like Camilla, Ginger & Smart, Dion Lee and Alice McCall […]

Victor Zeiser’s Rolling Shows

Carts are powering down the fast lane when it comes to lighting live music venue tours. The development of more compact, but powerful, LED fixtures and other advances in lighting technology have made it possible to put together a bright, flexible and endlessly interesting lightshow on four or five pre-cabled carts. Now that cart-based shows […]

Glittering For Shinedown

When planning for their current tour in support of their sixth studio album, Attention Attention, hard rock masters Shinedown told their lighting designer Carter Fulghum that they wanted more saturated colors and darker looks than they’ve had in the past. It’s easy to see why. With its raw gut-wrenching songs about struggle and redemption, the […]

CHAUVET Professional Introduces Batten-Style STRIKE Saber

SUNRISE, FL – Following an unforgettable summer where it was featured on high-profile tours by the likes of Dierks Bentley, Counting Crows and Nine Inch Nails, CHAUVET Professional’s popular STRIKE series is expanding to include its first-ever batten-style fixture. The new STRIKE Saber packs the intense punch associated with the series’ pod fixtures, but in […]