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L-ACOUSTICS' KARA Works the Las Vegas Strip with MGM Resorts
L-ACOUSTICS' KARA Works the Las Vegas Strip with MGM Resorts - April 2014

Touring rig covers events at more than a dozen properties for the hotel/casino chain

LAS VEGAS - April 2014 -- MGM Resorts International techs see it all. Sound system requests can be for a single lavaliere microphone setup for a business meeting in the morning, a DJ-fueled and bikini-filled pool party at lunch, a prize fight weigh-in with a mariachi band in a ballroom in the afternoon, and then a headline act in an arena in the evening. When the biggest chain of mega resorts in the Entertainment Capital of the World needed a new system that was both versatile and stellar soundi...

 
Britannia Row Productions & The Tinie Tempah Tour with K2
Britannia Row Productions & The Tinie Tempah Tour with K2 - April 2014

Twelve gigs in nineteen days is hectic by any measure; arena productions and their schedules don’t just fall together. Yet front of house engineer Mark Kennedy was his usual self, completely at ease, following the opening shows of Tinie Tempah’s latest tour. “We just played two nights at Wolverhampton Civic and it was great. Most of the venues we play are ten thousand plus capacity, but these first two, Wolverhampton and Manchester Apollo are smaller so we are playing two nigh...

 
Bauder Audio Systems Gives Lorde the Royal Treatment with K2
Bauder Audio Systems Gives Lorde the Royal Treatment with K2 - April 2014

Sold-out Tower Theater performance sonically reinforced via Certified Provider's new rig

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania - March 2014 -- Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Lorde's sold-out show on March 8 at the 3,119-seat Tower Theater in Philadelphia was the fifth stop on the artist's month-long first tour of the U.S. It was also the debut performance of the first L-ACOUSTICS K2 line array system in the City of Brotherly Love. The system, which was recently purchased by Rick Bauder of Horsham-based Bauder Audio Systems, Inc., consisted of 24 K2 line source array modules flown 12 per sid...

 
Toby Keith's I love this Bar and Grill
Toby Keith's I love this Bar and Grill - April 2014

Article Courtesy of Live Sound International Breaking the system design mold for Toby Keith's I love this Bar and Grill. By Keith Clark It might seem pretty straightforward to put together a sound design for a national chain of entertainment venues. After all, the term “chain” conjures up a cookie-cutter, assembly line process where one size first all. So get the first system figured out, put it in place, make some adjustments, and it’s good to go...right?Not exactly, at le...

 
Adlib Burns for Ellie Goulding
Adlib Burns for Ellie Goulding - April 2014

Liverpool based Adlib supplied an L-Acoustics K1 / KARA sound system – plus some of their new K2 as side hangs at London’s O2 Arena - for BRIT Award winning Ellie Goulding on her recent high profile UK arena tour, working with engineers Joe Harling (FOH) and James Neale (Monitors) and Production Manager Rebecca Travis.  The main system for the two week tour comprised 14 x K1 speakers a-side with 4 x KARA downs at the bottom as the main left & right arrays, with side hangs o...