Live Sound

AV Concepts, a corporate and entertainment event production specialist, remains on the cutting edge of technological and creative advances to deliver outstanding experiences for their customers. As a company that is always pushing the envelope and leveraging new technologies, the convergence of audio, video and lighting technologies on the network plays a significant role in how AV Concepts creates immersive experiences that dazzle audiences and drives business results. 

New sound system revives club’s reputation as a live music destination

Description

The world famous 12th and Porter music club located in Nashville, TN has a long-standing reputation as one of the America’s legendary venue for live music.  Thousands of musicians and bands have played the venue, which was recently voted by Nashville Scene readers as second only to the historic Ryman Auditorium for live music.

The Gravesend Inn is a “Haunted Hotel” attraction in Brooklyn, New York, and the proprietors take the business of surprising and scaring people very seriously.  Launched in 1999, New York City College of Technology (City Tech) professors’ John Huntington and Bruce Ellman have supervised the sound design and operation for one of Brooklyn’s most popular Halloween seasonal attractions since 2008. 

The renowned attraction—designed by faculty and installed and overseen by a crew of 60 students--is set up annually inside the school’s Voorhees Theatre, and has a history of using innovative technology.  City Tech's resident theatrical troupe Theatreworks produces the event, with students and faculty supporting design, construction, and operation. This year nearly than 3,000 people slinked through the haunted hotel, with the school’s technical prowess and ability to frighten unsuspecting participants. 

Description

Bringing the full multi-media experience of American NFL Football to the UK, this is the 5th NFL regular season game played at London’s Wembley Stadium.

The Challenge

A comprehensive and capable AV system had to be designed and deployed in order to augment the AV installation at London’s Wembley Stadium.

NFL games incorporate large amounts of media, both inside and outside the stadium. Wembley is designed for soccer matches and contains a much smaller audio and video system than is required for these games.

Description

Founded in 1968, The Alliance Theatre at Woodruff Arts Center remains closely tied to the cultural identity of Atlanta, growing as the city has grown. The theatre has gained national recognition and prominence as Atlanta has become a leading international city. The Alliance Theatre strives to set the highest artistic standards and create the powerful experience of shared theatre for a diverse audience. Above all else, the Alliance Theater values excellence, pursued with integrity and creativity, and achieved through collaboration.

Venue

Sydney Opera House, Australia

Challenge

Distribute pristine quality audio for the world premiere of Paramount Pictures Star Trek movie at the most famous opera houses in the world. Ensure that 1500 people enjoyed Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound at the highest audio quality.

Venue

Oasis Tour, London, UK

Challenge

Distribute high quality live sound with extremely low latency across large distances throughout the venue.

Venue

Randwick Racecourse Sydney, Australia

Challenge

The Pope was conducting a Mass for 400,000 people at Randwick Racetrack during World Youth Day. The system required long runs between the 70 speaker towers and the front of house. The challenge was to build a cost effective audio networking solution that eliminated the ambient noise typically introduced by long cable runs. With limited set-up time, the designer wanted an easy to setup for a massive audience and deliver a high quality audio experience to everyone in attendance. The Church also wanted to to use off the shelf HP Pro-curve switches to reuse following the event for their IT network infrastructure.