Sting hits the road with DPA
Sting’s front of house engineer, Howard Page, discusses his use of DPA’s new hand-held d:facto vocal microphones for the recent Back to Bass tour of Europe and the Far East. Read more at www.audioprointernational.com.
The Stones Roll at 50 with CLAIR
The Rolling Stones celebrated their 50th anniversary with style and panache with two sold out shows at London’s 20,000-capacity O2 Arena in late November. For more details, please read the full press release.
Barbra Streisand – 2012 Back To Brooklyn
Read about DiGiCo’s 12 engineer and 6 console setup for Barbara Streisand’s 2012 Back To Brooklyn Tour. www.digico.biz
iMicro Debuts on Ian Anderson Tour
The Ian Anderson tour was the first anywhere in the world to feature the Clair iMicro compact line array system. ZioGiorgio caught up with system technician Simon Bauer, Clair’s senior director of systems development, Harry Witz and Anderson’s own FOH engineer, Mike Downs at the beginning of their UK leg to get a detailed look at the new iMicro. Read the full story at ziogiorgio.com.
The Queen Extravaganza
A Gift from Clair Japan
Katsu Nishizawa, our longtime friend and business partner from Clair Japan, presented Troy Clair with a gift recognizing our many years of working together. The relationship began back in 1989. Katsu’s gift is on display in the Clair Lititz lobby.
Michael Conner Mixes Paul Simon
Mix talks with front-of-house engineer Michael Conner about using the Studer Vista 5 for the Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. Read more at mixonline.com.
Now featuring in-depth tour coverage of All Time Low’s UK tour as well as Miranda Lambert’s On Fire tour. See the gear and meet the crew on our Backstage Pass page.
Back to Bass
Total Production’s Kelly Murray got a first-hand tour experience as she traveled with Sting and crew on his Back to Bass tour. To read more about the tour and Clair’s 30-year relationship with Sting, go to tpimagazine.com.
Clair joins the Event Safety Alliance as a founding member
Clair, along with other industry leaders, have formed an alliance to unite the live event industry for the purpose of assembling key technical and production information which can be used to establish formal guidelines to improve safety at live events across the United States. Visit eventsafetyalliance.org for more information.
Tour Link 2012
Clair would like to thank all the voters of this year’s Tour Link conference, it is a great honor to be awarded the Top Dog for Tour Sound Company. A special congratulations also goes out to Brad Madix for winning the Top Dog Award for Front of House Engineer and Mark Spring for being inducted into the Top Dog Hall of Fame. Visit tourlinkconference.com for more.
Rock Lititz Penthouse
The trio of Clair Global, Atomic Design and Tait Towers combined to transform a local historic Inn into a one-of-a-kind lodging experience for visiting Production teams. Learn more about the project and get a look inside the Rock Lititz Penthouse.
Britney Spears in TPi Magazine
Wireless First on site for CMT’s Artist of the Year Show
Wireless First was on hand for an evening of live performances from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The evening included performances by honorees: Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley and Kenny Chesney. Read more about the crew and gear at prosoundnetwork.com