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    • Yamaha Commercial Audio Powers Police Reunion Tour

      Surrounded by a stunning stage show that included five huge video screens and six pillars with stage lights that rose and fell all night, one night in late summer 2007 Sting and band mates Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers took to the stage at Madison Square Garden with front-of-house engineer R. Michael Keating controlling house sound using a Yamaha PM5000 analog console.

      • BUENA PARK
      • January, 2008

      Two Yamaha PM5D Digital Consoles for Maroon 5 Tour

      With five GRAMMY® nominations, a TV appearance on CMT's "Crossroads," and a performance at the Pepsi Smash pre-Super Bowl concert February 2 to air on VH1, Maroon 5 continues its successful worldwide tour in support of their latest CD titled It Won't Be Soon Before Long.

      • BUENA PARK
      • March, 2008

      Celtic Woman "A New Journey" Tour Travels with Yamaha PM1D Digital Console Systems

      Irish vocalists Celtic Woman are currently spending sixteen weeks in the U.S. on tour in support of their latest CD "A New Journey." With two sold-out performances at Radio City Music Hall in New York City held appropriately over St. Patrick's Day weekend, the U.S. leg will end in late May at the Greek Theater in L.A.

      • BUENA PARK
      • May, 2008

      Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2008

      In its ninth year, the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival out in Southern California’s desert town of Indio, 125 miles east of Los Angeles –the king of the American alternative rock festivals took place April 25-27 with attendance reaching 60,000 on each of the three day mega concerts.

      • BUENA PARK
      • May, 2008

      ClairShowco Handles Sound for CMA Music Festival, Nashville with Yamaha Consoles and DSP5Ds

      For over three decades, it was known as Fan Fair. Held at the Tennessee State Fair Grounds (Nashville), the festival was country music's way of giving back to its fan base, with a four-day celebration of music, autograph sessions and photo opportunities.

      • Nashville
      • June, 2008

      Audio Analysts Provides New Yamaha T5N Amps for Ringo Starrs All Starr Tour

      This summer marks number 10 for Ringo Starr's All Starr outing and includes returning All Starr members (in alphabetical order): Colin Hay, Billy Squier, Hamish Stuart, and Edgar Winter, and first timers Gary Wright and Gregg Bissonette. The All Starr tour is currently bringing its newest chart-topping lineup to 31 cities in the U.S. and Canada, including New York, Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles.

      Gand Concert Sound Provides NEXO GEO S12 Series for Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Concert

      Last month, many of United Airlines Headquarters employees were treated to a private performance by legendary GRAMMY® award-winner Herbie Hancock along with the Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz band on the front lawn of their Elk Grove Village, Illinois headquarters.

      • Illinois
      • July, 2008

      Audio Logic Systems Provides Production for National Youth Conference

      In late June, Audio Logic Systems of Bloomfield, Minn. provided full production for the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA) National Youth Conference held at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah. Known as the 'Challenge Conference,' the five–day event was attended by over 5,400 high school students who were brought together to grow in their ministry maturity level, model outreach and to share ministry training.

      • Minnesota
      • August, 2008

      Linkin Park Monitor Engineer 'Tater' McCarthy Using New Yamaha DSP5D Expander on Projekt Revolution Tour

      Eight years after Linkin Park released their first CD, the band has embarked again on the Projekt Revolution Tour. This time around, monitor engineer Kevin 'Tater' McCarthy has taken along the new Yamaha DSP5D Expander for use in conjunction with a PM5D monitor console.

      Ultimate Hip Hop Festival uses Yamaha PM5D Consoles

      Few events can claim to both capture and define a movement, yet this is precisely what the Rock the Bells Festival has done since its inception in 2003. Rock the Bells is more than a music festival; it has become a genuine rite of passage for thousands of core, social, conscious, and independent Hip Hop enthusiasts.

      Heaven & Hell, Judas Priest Choose Yamaha PM5D Digital Consoles For Metal Masters Tour

      Headliner Judas Priest and Heaven and Hell embarked on tour together as part of the top metal concert attraction this summer, the Metal Masters Tour, which also included performances by Motorhead and Testament to delight of the metalheads everywhere.

      • Buena Park, California
      • October, 2008

      San Diego Zoo Taps Special Event Audio Services for Fundraiser Using NEXO GEO S8 System

      For one of their largest annual fundraising events, the San Diego Zoo tapped Special Event Audio Services of Oceanside, California to handle audio production. There were special concerns about the volume level coming out of the world renowned Zoo special events area since the famous Old Globe Theatre is just a few hundred yards away.

      • San Diego, California
      • October, 2008

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems to Sponsor Sports Video Group Sports Audio Summit in New York City

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. will sponsor a special Sports Audio Summit to be held for Sports Video Group members on October 22 at the New York Hilton Hotel in New York City. The day will focus on discussions regarding alternative sports audio technologies and approaches to control as the industry moves toward the issue of solid and consistent audio for DTV transition.

      • New York
      • October, 2008

      Le Studio Mobile Records McCartney’s First Concert in Québec in Celebration of The City’s 400th Birthday

      This past summer was non stop recording sessions for the Le Studio Mobile remote truck, from "Rencontres", a spectacular event featuring Canada's best known singers and "Les Misérables" to Alanis Morissette and Simple Plan. But probably the most unforgettable recording was the 400th birthday celebration of Québec City on July 20 featuring a concert by Sir Paul McCartney.

      • QUÉBEC
      • October, 2008

      Yamaha Consoles, Amps and NEXO Line Arrays Tour With Boys (and Girls) of Summer

      The summer tour season may have officially ended but was quite successful in terms of audio used by many of the national and regional sound companies who took Yamaha and NEXO products along for the ride.

      GV AUDIO: Confidence in NEXO Distribution Channels

      GV Audio, Inc. (Good Vibrations Audio) is a full service production company located in Saskatchewan, Canada and provides sound systems for festivals, concerts, and corporate presentations. The company recently purchased a NEXO GEO D line array system from Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems in Canada to add to their arsenal.

      • Saskatchewan
      • December, 2008

      MSM Systems Installs a NEXO GEO S 8 Line Array and Yamaha M7CL Digital Console at the Memorial Auditorium in Pittsburg, Kan.

      The Memorial Auditorium in Pittsburg, Kan. recently upgraded its sound system, bringing the auditorium's performance level up to the demands of its extensive calendar of events. Prior to the new system installation, the theatre had been experiencing several problems.

      • BUENA PARK
      • January, 2008

      Citiview Audio Visual Taps Boulevard Pro to Install NEXO GEO S System and Yamaha Amps in New York’s Famed Rainbow Room

      In 1934, John D. Rockefeller Sr. developed the New York City business center that bears his name and opened its crowning jewel, the world renowned Rainbow Room. With magnificent views of the Manhattan skyline, the Rainbow Room was conceived as a formal supper club and intimate establishment where the city's influential elites could gather and dance to the strains of legendary musicians.

      • NEW YORK CITY
      • January, 2008

      St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church Installs Yamaha LS9-32 Digital Console, Retires Analog Console

      When the time came to retire an increasingly unreliable analog console at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Altamonte Springs, Florida, the introduction of the Yamaha LS9 digital audio console was perfectly timed to be a serious alternative.

      • BUENA PARK
      • February, 2008

      Nomad Post Not Alone With Two Yamaha DM2000VCM Digital Audio Consoles

      Nomad Post, a 5.1 mixing suite located in the heart of New York City, opened its doors in August 2003 and armed with the latest, state-of-the-art equipment, is designed to meet the needs of audio projects from voice over record and worldwide ISDN to complex sound design and 5.1 surround mixing.

      • BUENA PARK
      • February, 2008

      New Club BLUSH Opens in Winnipeg with a House Full of Yamaha

      BLUSH is the largest and newest nightclub to open in downtown Winnipeg and a major contributor to the city's downtown revitalization program. Owned and operated by Sam Colosimo and Jack Salvaggio, who also run Desire nightclub in the downtown historic Exchange District, the new club held its official opening in December 2007, and is fast becoming one of the downtown';s most popular nightclubs.

      • BUENA PARK
      • February, 2008

      AC Hilton is 'In the Game' with Yamaha PM5D Digital Consoles

      The Atlantic City Hilton recently installed a new Yamaha PM5D digital audio console for front of house use in their entertainment venue. A spectacular state–of–the–art venue built to showcase the talents of celebrity entertainers, the theater boasts a seating capacity of over 1,400.

      • New Jersey
      • August, 2008

      Resorts International Superstar Theater Upgrades with Yamaha PM1D Digital Audio Console

      Resorts International Casino Hotel is located at the northern end of the famed Boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey along with eight other of Atlantic City's 12 casinos. First opened in 1868 as the Chalfonte Hotel, Resorts has since set the standard for casino gaming and entertainment since when gaming was legalized in 1976 and becoming the East Coast's first official casino in 1978.

      • New Jersey
      • December, 2008

      Le Studio Mobile Builds New Remote Truck with Dual Yamaha DM2000V2 Digital Consoles

      Now in its 30th year of operation, Le Studio Mobile is recognized across Canada as a leader in location recording. A complete recording studio on wheels, efficient and experienced, Le Studio Mobile specializes in multi-track recording and live mixing for music, television and special events. Having had success using a Yamaha DM2000 digital audio, their newest truck is outfitted with dual Yamaha DM2000V2 digital consoles.

      NEXO GEO S 1210/1230 Series to be Showcased in New England

      Attention Acoustical Consultants and Sound System Engineers in the New England Area! Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. cordially invites you to listen to and critique the new NEXO GEO S 1210/1230 Series compact loudspeaker array.

      • New England
      • February, 2009

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Holds Valentine’s Summit For Select Dealers

      YCAS held a two-day summit over Valentine's Day for a select group of commercial audio dealers at the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, California. Dealers attended a full-day conference on February 13 and had a day of relaxation in a picturesque environment on the ocean in southern California on the following day.

      • Laguna Niguel
      • March, 2008

      NEXO GEO S 1210/1230 Series to be Showcased in Detroit, Michigan

      Attention Acoustical Consultants and Sound System Engineers in the Detroit Area! Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. cordially invites you to listen to and critique the new NEXO GEO S 1210/1230 Series compact loudspeaker array.

      • Detroit
      • May, 2008

      Yamaha Corp. Intent to Purchase NEXO

      Yamaha Corporation Japan has announced that its Board of Directors, at their meeting held on June 19, 2008, has decided to make an offer to the founders of NEXO S.A. (Headquarters: Parc du Pré de la Dame Jeanne, 60128 Plailly, France; Registered with the Senlis Trade and Companies Registry ["Registre du Commerce et des Sociétés" under number 317 272 540; President: Michael Johnson; Hereinafter, NEXO) to acquire all of their shares of NEXO.

      • Buena Park, California
      • June, 2008

      Manufacturers Sponsor First of its Kind Worship Arts Technology Summit

      The first of its kind training opportunity is open to all church technicians and musicians seeking the finest in–depth technology training available in the areas of audio, musicianship, lighting, recording, and media presentation. The Worship Arts Technology Summit will be held September 14 – 18, 2008 in Muskegon, Michigan.

      • Michigan
      • July, 2008

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems Presents NEXO S12 Line Array Showcase in the 'Big Apple'

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. invites all tri-state dealers, consultants and end users to attend a NEXO S12 Series Line Array Showcase on Tuesday, August 5 between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm to be held at The Grand Ballroom at the Manhattan Center, 311 West 34th Street, New York City, 7th Floor.

      • New York
      • July, 2008

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, INC. Names NEXO Manufacturer’s Reps

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. (YCAS) has announced a change in its distribution strategy regarding NEXO speaker products. The company will name Manufacturer's Representative firms in specific geographical market areas to sell NEXO products.

      • Buena Park, California
      • August, 2008

      The Thriving Musician Summit – Improving Skill and Inspiring Talent

      This 2-day conference is designed for musicians, technicians, and leaders involved in church and music ministry. Over the course of two days, over 90 workshops are offered with covering a wide variety of topics, including: vocals, guitar, keyboards, drums, bass, audio, video, lighting, songwriting, and leadership.

      • California
      • September, 2008

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. to Preview Ethersound Stage Box at AES Expo in San Francisco

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. will add to its already extensive line of digital audio network solutions for the installation and tour sound markets with the U.S. preview of the SB168-ES Stage Box during the AES Show. The new digital Stage Box will be located in the company's demo room, #120, and will be used as part of two training classes offered throughout the show.

      • San Francisco, California
      • October, 2008

      Pat Bentar Tour Engineers Choose Yamaha

      Long Island-raised signer/songwriter, certified rock n' roll superstar, and four-time GRAMMY® winner Pat Benatar embarked on her first live concert tour in over two years this summer, and both engineers chose Yamaha consoles for front of house and monitors.

      • Buena Park, California
      • October, 2008

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems and Masque Sound to Hold Houses of Worship Audio Training Seminar

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc.and Masque Sound will hold a training seminar for all interested houses of worship audio staff on Wednesday, October 16. The seminar begins at 9:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm with breakfast and lunch provided.

      • Buena Park, California
      • October, 2008

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems Training Group Offers Digital SR101 Course

      Back by popular demand, and beginning in January 2009, Yamaha Commercial Audio Training Seminars (YCATS) will offer Digital Sound Reinforcement 101 (DSR101) as part of the course selection now offered throughout the year both regionally and at the Buena Park, CA headquarters.

      • Buena Park, California
      • November, 2008

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. Expands Dedicated House of Worship Staff

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. (YCAS) has announced the appointment of Jacob (Jake) Cody to the position of House of Worship Marketing Specialist. In his new position, Cody will support the efforts of Dan Craik, House of Worship Marketing Manager and will report directly to YCAS marketing manager, Marc Lopez.

      • Buena Park, California
      • December, 2008

      Yamaha PM5DV2 Sound Reinforcement Console Wins TEC Award at AES Exhibition

      Quality, reliability, and ease of operation make the Yamaha PM5DV2 digital console the first choice on tour production riders and appear in sound reinforcement installations. It is this quality and reliability that garnered the Yamaha PM5DV2 the 2008 Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award.

      • Buena Park, California
      • December, 2008

      NEXO Line Array Symposium held at Cerritos Center

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. (YCAS) pulled out all stops when it brought key dealers, contractors and end users to the Cerritos Performing Arts Center for two-day demonstrations of NEXO line arrays including GEO T, GEO D, GEO S8 and the new GEO S12 Series.

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems adds New Sub Woofer to Installation Series Speaker Line

      Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. announces the delivery of its new Installation Series subwoofer, Model IS1112. Ideal for smaller, full-ranged IS models, Yamaha IS1112W is the perfect subwoofer to achieve naturally extended low-end response in models used for primary delivery.

      • Buena Park, California
      • December, 2009

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