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Jackpot Nv

Posted by Nook Schoenfeld on August 22, 2014 at 12:18pm 0 Comments

         As the song goes, "I've been everywhere man, I've been everywhere." I can actually say that now. I had never heard of this town and for good reason. Barely 1000 people live here. So why is there a town here at all and a more valid question was why was i here to do a rock show?

        Thank Goodness for the internet. I google the place and find a small town on the Nevada/Idaho border. A quick summary tells me what I need to know. Back in the middle of the last century there…

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More towns I've never seen pt2

Posted by Nook Schoenfeld on August 16, 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

Woke up in Pueblo, Co. last week. Went for a walk down historic old main street while the town slept in. Beautiful town and for some reason, I've never gigged here. It has a great facility called Memorial Hall. Built around the turn of the 1900's it had just finished being refurbished to it's grand original state. 

     She's a beauty, with 4 or 5 electrics loaded with ellipsoidals and a scattering of pars. I mix and matched fixtures with gels until I had a totally unsymetrical look…

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Places I've never gigged 1

Posted by Nook Schoenfeld on August 11, 2014 at 9:01am 0 Comments

   For the next two months I will be traveling the back roads of the US. Playing small towns and making a light show out of whatever lighting fixtures I can find. All I'm carrying is a GrandMA2 console and a catalyst media server that feeds our Elation 9' x 14' video wall. Joel Reiff programmed a light show. Production manager and video director David Davidian gave him access to the web site "Video Blocks" to grab footage for the media server. Then they handed it to me. 

      I found…

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IndieGoGo for New Film: ROADIE: The Documentary

Posted by Justin Lang on August 8, 2014 at 7:42am 0 Comments

Check out the trailer for an upcoming indie film called ROADIE: The Documentary.  It is by TJ Hoffman, a long time roadie with some of the biggest tours in the industry. He is looking for support from the industry to complete the film by starting and IndieGoGo fund…

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Fixture review: Robe MMX spots

Posted by Craig Rutherford on August 6, 2014 at 6:47pm 0 Comments

These are were my primary spot moving lights on Ronnie Dunn, and they’re made by the (lesser known, in the States at least) Czech company Robe. (Pronounced row-bee.) The MMX spot uses the Phillips Platinum 35 lamp, an 800-watt short arc lamp that the company says is close to the output of traditional 1200-watt sources. I think that’s fair if we’re talking about an older light like the MAC 2000, which they are comparable to. However,…

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