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U2 Joshua Tree Tour

[email protected]: U2 Joshua Tree, Eurovision 2017, Excellence Awards, & More

This week's industry news round-up includes U2's Joshua Tree Tour, Eurovision Song Contest 2017, Excellence in Live Design Awards, and more.

The [email protected] is released every Thursday at 5pm EST as a round-up of the week's top entertainment design and technology items, so you can stay up to date on industry news.

U2 Sets Out On Joshua Tree Tour: New Technology & Set Renderings

U2 kicked off their Joshua Tree Tour this week, with lighting design by creative director Willie Williams and stage and set design by Stufish. Check out the new technology that PRG created for the tour and then stage renderings, as well as a Q&A with Ric Lipson of Stufish.

Eurovision 2017 Fun Facts And Technical Figures

Eurovision 2017 featured set design by Florian Wieder and lighting by Jerry Appelt. Check out this list of fun facts and figures from the technical production, including a video of the behind the scenes technology.

Meet The Winners Of The 2017 Excellence Awards

Live Design announces the winners of the tenth annual Excellence in Live Design Awards, chosen online by our readers. The Excellence Awards will be presented alongside the Products of the Year and the Live Design Awards during a ceremony on June 12 sponsored by GLP and Meyer Sound.

Lighting Plots For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Ceremony

Legendary lighting designer Allen Branton shares his plot for the 32nd annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center.

The Most Reluctant Convert

Currently on stage at the Acorn Theatre in New York City through May 21, The Most Reluctant Convert has sets by Kelly James Tighe, costumes by Michael Bevins, lighting by Geoffrey D. Fishburn, original sound & sound design by John Gromada, and projections by Rocco DiSanti.

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