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AFI’s Mourning In Amerika Rig Gets Versatile With Rogue

DENVER – Fans who catch AFI on the current Mourning In Amerika tour as they open for Rise Against have no doubt what the multi-platinum band’s initials stand for. Slamming the stage with the power of a thunderbolt, and burning through their songs with reckless abandon, the iconoclastic quartet seems to be driven by some […]

Creative Rental Solutions Creates Surreal Looks For Hype-O-Dream Festival With CHAUVET Professional

WAREGEM, Belgium – Although originally disregarded by critics as another flash-in-the-pan post-war artistic movement, surrealism is perhaps the only early Twentieth Century “ism” to have made a continuing and lasting impression upon art, music and culture. The organizers of the EDM festival Hype-O-Dream appreciate the strong link between the escapist elements of surrealism, which promised […]

John Matkovic Sets Stage For Ian Moss With CHAUVET Professional

GRIFFITH, AUSTRALIA – “Music is the space between the notes,” wrote Claude Debussy. The great French composer would most likely have been very pleased with John Matkovic’s lighting design for a recent concert by Australian rock legend Ian Moss at the Griffith Regional Theatre. Adopting a “less is more” approach to lighting the singer/guitarist’s acoustic […]

Rogues Ride High On Jason Aldean’s High Noon Neon Tour

NASHVILLE – Jason Aldean’s High Noon Neon Tour is named after his recently released hit single, which got its name as a remembrance of the small honkytonks and clubs that the Macon, Georgia native played when he started out some 20 years ago. Today, 20 Number One singles, millions of album sales and a fistful […]

Historic Theatre Expands Horizons With CHAUVET Professional

AUGUSTA, GA –  Earlier this year, Billboard magazine featured the Miller Theatre on its list of “20 Venues To Watch in 2018.”  Few would have imagined just a few years earlier that this 1,300-seat Art Moderne theatre at Broad and Seventh Streets in Augusta would be feted in a national publication alongside Mercedes-Benz Stadium in […]

Manny Newman Colorizes Domefest With CHAUVET Professional

BEDFORD, PA – For most students, a college project involves helping a professor research something like migratory bird patterns, or working on a video to stream on the school website. But Jeremy Schon did something a bit more ambitious: he started a music festival that is still going strong today, nine years after he left […]