VUE Scores at First-Annual Charleston Marley Cup

Las Vegas and now also Charleston-based H.A.S. Productions debuted their East Coast VUE al-12 line array system at the first-annual, and first-of-its-kind Marley Cup on March 31, 2018. The brainchild of Bob Marley’s son, Ky-Mani Marley, The Dubplates, and The Charleston Battery club, the all-day, all-ages event brought together the soccer team from Marley’s hometown of Falmouth, Jamaica with the greatest names in Reggae for an all-day, all-ages mashup at MUSC Health Stadium. The musical line up featured 12 bands including Kymani Marley; KJ Marley, Mix Master Mike of The Beastie Boys; The Dubplates featuring Future Fambo; King Yellowman and more. The 6,000 concertgoers also witnessed a Jamaica-versus-Charleston six-a-side all-star soccer match and celebrity shootout.

VUE and Access Audio Turn Up the Volume at Grace Church Rally

With coverage precision, intelligibility and easy rigging topping the list of “must haves” for the Grace Point event, Access Audio’s Director of Operations, Chris Knueven wasted no time specifying VUE al-8 line array stems complete with companion al-8SB flyable subwoofers for low-frequency extension.

“VUE’s al-Class arrays provide excellent coverage and are very musical, especially in the mid-range,” explained Knueven. “Having both al-4s and al-8s in our shop allows us to create coherent arrays of almost any size, or break the system up into smaller PA’s as well. The system rigs really quickly and sounds great for both music and spoken word, all of which are critically important in the house-of-worship market.”

VUE Hangs with the In Crowd at Iconic University Hotspot

Visit any college town in the USA and you’ll encounter a timeless student tradition. The iconic college bar and eatery is more than just a place to unwind with a few drinks or a game a pool after class, it’s a place where lifelong memories and friendships are born. For students at Western Washington University, located about 90 miles north of Seattle, Bellingham Bar and Grill is a treasured favorite. This go-to hotspot offers craft beer, creative cocktails, tasty food, pool tables and a festive atmosphere, as well as a brand new VUE loudspeaker system from MZW Productions.

VUE Crosses the Finish Line with Bell Event Services

The 39th annual Redondo Beach 10k/5k race hosted thousands of costumed runners to kick off Super Bowl Sunday festivities. The race route took runners past some South Redondo Beach highlights, including King Harbor, The Esplanade, and Riviera Village. At the finish line in Seaside Lagoon, the Health & Fitness Expo attracted fitness enthusiasts with family activities, food and fitness industry vendors, and live music.

Bell specified a mono-hang array of 16x VUE al-4 elements, the top-12 configured to distribute audio to Expo guests, and the bottom four to light up the sidewalk and street for runners and onlookers. Tim Campbell, Bell Event Services audio/operations manager, had each box set at the same amplitude with no shading needed. The single array had an effective throw of more than 300 feet and reached the back of the Lagoon and beyond.

Norway-based avon VUE’s Their Second Decade

Charter distributors since VUE Audio’s inception, company founders attribute a great deal of their success to the professional quality of their product lines and VUE’s pristine reliability and configurability. In fact, avon was the first distributor outside the United States to take on the VUE brand.

“Our entire business is guided by the simple principle — ‘when quality matters’ — we realize everyone needs to make money, but our driving force is pristine audio first, and the rest will follow,” explained Edgar Andraa Lien, avon co-founder. “We have done business with the big boys before, and the difference with VUE is that we really are a team. We can discuss, hear and be heard. The gear list for our celebration proves that we are a hard-core high-quality audio company. VUE allows us to deliver more than typical sales propaganda that we experience with most companies.”

VUE Drops the Beat at Italian Music Festival in Palermo

In the Sicilian capital of Palermo, the fifth annual Beat Full Festival boasted a range of performances from hip-hop to electro-rock. Set on a one-and-a-half acre section next to the UNESCO World Heritage Zisa Cultural Site, the Festival featured a headline performance from the most-discussed Italian artist of 2017 — Gold and Platinum recording artist and master of the Italian rap/hip-hop scene, Ghali.

Under the masterful guidance of lead live sound engineer, Rosario “Saro” Tine, Sinergie Group provided system design and rental services for the Festival. This was Singergie’s second consecutive year providing audio services to the Festival and the 7th major deployment of their VUE arsenal during a very active 2017 Italian summer festival season.

VUE Brings Holiday Cheer to Oslo’s Dubliner Folk Pub

Well-known for its mix of ambiance, Irish fare and late-night live music, the Dubliner Folk Pub was in need of a sound system retrofit to deliver a more world-class sonic experience for its patrons and visiting acts. Centered around a live-stage area, the Pub hosts a wide array of local and international acts and boasts three separate themed bars, as well as an outdoor patio — a configuration that traditionally posed a variety of challenges for both coverage and sightlines.

VUE Takes to the Ring with HBO World Championship Boxing

Citing its flexibility and class-leading size-to-performance ratio, Audio Visual Live, Inc. (“AVL”) recently deployed a VUE al-8 line array system for the HBO Boxing After Dark live broadcast event on January 27, 2018. Looking to strike the ideal balance of intelligibility, directionality and SPL, AVL identified the VUE line array as the best option for the challenging, low-headroom indoor arena, The Forum, in Los Angeles.

AVL has handled production for many televised boxing events for promoters across multiple networks. This venue has always presented a challenging tradeoff between ideal system performance and size.

As is typical with live-broadcasts, AVL needed a system that could handle a range of material — from high-SPL DJ performances to the ring announcer’s spoken word — all without disruption to the live TV broadcast. Directionality and precision of coverage were also key to avoid covering areas that require lower SPL. Adding to the challenge was a relatively low 30-foot clearance from the top of the lighting truss to the venue ceiling.

Genesis Technologies Designs all-VUE Upgrade for Binnerri Presbyterian Church

Located in the Dallas suburb of Richardson, Binnerri Presbyterian Church is one of the oldest and largest Korean American Churches in Texas. Hosting three services every Sunday, the day begins with a more traditional format that includes choir and mostly spoken word, and then concludes with a youth-oriented gathering complete with guitar, bass, and drums.
Recently the church’s aging sanctuary underwent a major remodeling that included a full redo of the audio, video lighting systems. Designed and installed by Auburn, Virginia-based Genesis Technology, the new, fully modern AV system is centered around VUE’s al-4 Subcompact Line Array System.

VUE i-Class Serves Up a Taste of High Fidelity at Lakehouse Resort Restaurants

For those looking for a tranquil escape from the city bustle, Lakehouse Hotel and Resort brings the feel of a summer lake vacation to the heart of San Marcos, just 30 miles north of downtown San Diego. With 144 luxury rooms, Lakehouse offers ample entertainment options to delight and renew, including swimming, golf, tennis, lake activities, as well as award-winning indoor and outdoor dining options complete with audio solutions from VUE Audiotechnik.