5 Stages Of Gear & Demos At The 2018 LDI: Live Outside

If LDI: Live Outside wasn't awesome enough, the third annual event will now bring five stages—provided by AG Productions, Stageline, and Apex—full of the latest technology to LVCC's Silver Parking Lot in conjunction with the annual LDI show. Presented with title sponsors AG Productions and CAT Entertainment Services, headline audio sponsors dB Technologies, CODA, Electro-Voice, RCF, and Truth in Audio; headline lighting and video sponsors Blizzard Lighting, Cameo Lighting, and Philips Vari-Lite; plus additional FOH sponsors Allen + Heath, Dynacord, Solid State Logic, Stretch Shapes, and Tour Badgers, Live Outside will feature two full days of cutting-edge gear demos, starting at 11 a.m. Friday, October 19 and will remain open through 8 p.m. Saturday, October 20. All LDI2018 badge holders can access the Live Outside event.

Check out the full Live Outside schedule below, and be sure to kick off the weekend at LDI's 30th anniversary party and concert on Friday, October 19. Two throwback bands, The Spazmatics and Metal Shop, will bring back all the hits of the 80s, and DJs will top off the evening, with free beer and food trucks (cash) to complete the experience. 

Anchor Tents

Start your LDI2018 off right at the New Technology Breakfasts, now taking place for the first time at LDI: Live Outside. Grab a cup of coffee and a sneak preview of the cool technology found on the show floor.

Lighting & Projection: Sponsored by AV Franklin and Christie

  • Friday, October 19: 9 –11 a.m.

Audio, Staging & Rigging: Sponsored by ModScenes and D.A.S. Audio

  • Saturday, October 20: 9 –10 a.m

Special Effects & Lasers: Sponsored by Ultratec

  • Saturday, October 20: 10 - 11 a.m.

Stage A

Stage, lighting, and video supplied by AG Productions. Sound/PA provided by dB Technologies. Audio console supplied by Allen + Heath. 

Friday, October 19

  • Demos: 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Saturday, October 20

  • Demos: 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 5:30 p.m.
  • DJ Recepción Latinoamericana: 6 - 7p.m.

Stage B

Stage and video supplied by AG Productions. Sound/PA provided by CODA. Lighting supplied by Cameo Lighting (Adam Hall) and AG Productions. Solid State Logic is supplying the audio console.

Friday, October 19

  • Demos: 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • LDI 30th Anniversary Industry Party: The Spazmatics at 6:30 pm.

Saturday, October 20

  • Demos: 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m., and 5 p.m.

Stage C

Stage, lighting, and video supplied by AG Productions. Sound/PA supplied by Electro-Voice (Bosch). Audio console provided by Dynacord.

Friday, October 19

  • Demos: 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
  • LDI 30th Anniversary Industry Party DJ: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 20

  • Demos: 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 4 p.m.

Stage D

Progressive Products/Apex is supplying the Apex 4240 mobile stage and video. Sound/PA supplied by RCF. Lighting provided by Philips Vari-Lite. Video supplied by AG Productions. Audio console from Solid State Logic.

Friday, October 19

  • Demos: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • LDI 30th Anniversary Industry Party: Metal Shop at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 20

  • Demos: 12 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.

Stage E

StageLine is supplying the SL100 mobile stage. Sound/PA and audio console provided by Truth In Audio. Lighting provided by Cameo Lighting (Adam Hall) and video from Blizzard Lighting.

During Truth in Audio’s demos at Live Outside, Robert Scovill will use ProTools to feed a vintage analog Gamble mixing console, restored and provided by Sound Image, to present three live, raw tracks of 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees, Def Leppard—provided with the approval of Def Leppard, their management, and their current FOH engineer, Ronan McHugh— that were captured from their 1983 performance at the LA Forum. RSVP or share the event here.

Friday, October 19

  • Demos: 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • Open get-together at the TIA ShowHauler at 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 20

  • Demos: 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m., and 7 p.m.