The first South Africa and Ghana editions of the hit TV game show Family Feud brought to SA and produced by Rapid Blue were recorded in December & January at the Urban Brew Studios in Johannesburg, with lighting designed by Joshua Cutts and supplied by Blond Productions … including 12 x Robe ESPRITE LED profiles newly purchased by Blond … making their African TV production debut!
Robe moving lights were all over the rig designed by Ryan Lombard, H.O.D of show lighting for lighting suppliers Blond Productions, for the latest series of popular Afrikaans language music quiz “Noot vir Noot” which is broadcast on South Africa’s SABC2 channel.
The first three-day Times Square ‘Weekender’ Festival was staged in the centre of Newcastle in the UK and was closed with a rousing performance by local heroes Maximo Park, with an all Robe moving light rig supplied to the event by locally based R&M Productions.
Mitchell Schellenger from Station Six, LLC was delighted to get the call asking if he’d create a production design for U.S. based electronic rockers AWOLNATION on their recent tour … since it was one of the bands for which he’s always had a few ideas in his head!
Robe continues its support of students involved in the technical and creative aspects of lighting, and once again made nearly 40 moving lights available for the 2016 Concert Lighting Project at Rose Bruford College in Kent, UK.
The Vivaldianno project – a sumptuous and ambitious combination of popular classics played in a unique classical rock style – is a very successful crossover musical concept evolved by Italian violin virtuoso Jaroslav Svěcený and famous Czech rock keyboardist Michal Dvorak.
San Francisco rockers Train continue their Bulletproof Picasso tour with the current two month US leg playing a selection of major arenas and sheds, for which LD Brock Hogan has specified 90 x CycFX 4s, 40 x Pointes and 15 x LEDBeam 1000s.
Each year Caravan Stage take their unique venue – the 30 meter (nearly 100 feet) tall ship Amara Zee – on tour to a selection of coastal cities - with a stunning and provocative production, and the 2015 season kicked off with a continuation of their hugely successful experimental musical “Hacked: The Treasure of the Empire” in Brooklyn, New York, where the Amara Zee wintered.
Lars Bakke and the sales team from Robe’s Norwegian distributor Norsk Sceneteknikk based in Spydeberg, seized the opportunity to actively support local prog-rock band Sørgekåpe with additional lighting … when lead singer Kim Lunde started working with them about a year ago.
Robe is pleased to announce that it will be supplying in excess of 500 lighting fixtures for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Robe once again enjoyed a massively busy and successful Prolight+Sound exhibition at the Messe in Frankfurt … launching a selection of new innovations and presenting another eye-catching lightshow on the booth in Hall 11, which attracted huge numbers of visitors to the stand and created a buzz which resonated throughout the entire trade show.
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