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    • NEXO System Deployed for Big Night

      Big Night Chicago, part of the Big Night© America New Year’s Eve Series, is the largest New Year's Eve party in the country. And, once again this year, Sound Works Productions, Inc. (Mokena, IL) deployed a NEXO GEO S12 line array system to ring in 2017 at the event held in the historic Palmer House Hotel. This year’s entertainment included DJ ArkiTeK, Steve Smooth, and Wells Adams at the all-inclusive affair.

      • Chicago, IL
      • January 4, 2017

      Sound Works Pro Supports Women's March in Chicago

      A crowd of 250,000 gathered for the Women's March in Chicago on January 21, the day after the Presidential Inauguration, making it one of the largest protests in the city’s history. The event, held to show solidarity among women and on behalf of many groups, grew so large that supporters flooded into the streets. It was the third-largest Women's March held across seven continents and in hundreds of cities.

      • Chicago, IL
      • January 27, 2017

      Clegg Sound Relies on NEXO for Audio Production Needs

      Clegg Sound (Rochester, New Hampshire), system installer and sound rental company, recently provided production assistance and the rental of a NEXO audio system for a reception held by Lindt Chocolates, the worldwide chocolatier based in Stratham, New Hampshire, for its employees. Held at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, NH, Malloy Events, New England event planner located in Rochester, produced the event, which included live music as well as a DJ.

      • Manchester, NH
      • March 21, 2017

      Rock and Worship Roadshow Engineers Sing High Praise for Yamaha PM10

      The Rock and Worship Roadshow, produced by Compassion International, recently brought families together for an affordable, powerful concert experience with some of the biggest artists in Christian music including this year’s headliner, Steven Curtis Chapman.

      Nomad Covers SXSW With Yamaha and NEXO

      South by Southwest might be over, but Nomad Sound (Austin) is still reveling in the amount of stages and audio equipment they provided. The main Waterloo Stage, one of the largest stages, entertained packed-to-capacity crowds with performances by Spoon, Modern English, minus the bear, and Mike Posner, featured a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Console at front house, a CL5 monitor console, six per side NEXO GEO S 1210/1230 line arrays over six RS18 Ray Subs, and seven PS15R2 monitors on deck. Two GEO S12s were used for front fills, all driven by 4x4 NXAmps.

      • Austin, Texas
      • April 11, 2017

      SE Systems Covers MerleFest with Yamaha and NEXO

      MerleFest celebrated its 30th anniversary this past April and is long considered one of the premier music festivals in the country. Held on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, the festival was founded in 1988 in memory of the late Eddy Merle Watson, son of American music legend Doc Watson. MerleFest is a celebration of ‘traditional plus’ music, a unique mix based on the traditional, roots-oriented sounds of the Appalachian region including bluegrass and old-time music, and expanded to include Americana, country, blues, rock, and many other styles.

      • Wilkesboro, North Carolina
      • May 15, 2017

      2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards Extravaganza Features Yamaha PM10

      The Billboard Latin Music Awards are the culmination of the Billboard Latin Music Conference that took place April 24-27 at the Ritz Carlton Miami Beach. The televised awards presentation was held on April 27 at the Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Florida. The longest-running event in the world dedicated to Latin music, the ceremony celebrated its 23rd year and featured performances by Jennifer Lopez, Daddy Yankee, Ricardo Arjona, Alejandro Fernández, Gente De Zona, Banda MS, CNCO, Morat, Nicky Jam, Zion & Lennox, Wisin, J Balvin, Yandel, Ozuna, and Reik, to name a few.

      • Coral Gables, Florida
      • May 23, 2017

      Dual Yamaha PM10s for Manilow Tour

      Barry Manilow is back on the road in support of his new record “This Is My Town” Songs of New York. Engineer Will Miller has chosen a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Console for mixing Manilow’s monitors. Cameron Manes is using a second PM10 for the band’s monitor mix. Hi-Tech Audio (Hayward, CA) provided the dual PM10s to Delicate Productions (Camarillo, CA) who is handling production for the tour.

      Clegg Sound Deploys NEXO M6 for Dance Academy Recital

      Since 1957, the New Hampshire Academy of Performing Arts (NHAPA) has provided quality training to over 20,000 dance students. Headed by Founder/Director, Marie Patent, the professional faculty brings a wealth of knowledge, training, and experience to its students. This year’s dance recital finale took place at Winnacunnet High School, in Hampton, New Hampshire, in which Clegg Sound deployed at NEXO M6 line array system.

      • Seabrook, NH
      • June 22, 2017

      Morris Takes CMA Fest to the Next Level with Yamaha PM10s and NEXO STMs

      Amidst capacity crowds and sold out shows, Morris Light & Sound (Nashville) supplied the 2017 CMA Festival’s 46-year event with a NEXO STM Line Array, Yamaha consoles, monitors and top-notch engineers for four different stages. The equipment was a vital part of offering more than 167 hours of music from 350+ artists and over 1,100 musicians throughout the course of the four-day festival.

      • Nashville, TN
      • July 06, 2017

      Audio Inc. Supports Saratoga Jazz Festival With Yamaha Digital Audio Consoles

      Fans of good jazz music attended one of the most popular jazz festivals in the New York area at one of the most anticipated events of the summer. The 40th Annual Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival was held at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) on June 24 and 25. Over 20 world-class jazz artists took to the stage at SPAC this year performing all day at the amphitheatre Main stage as well as the Gazebo stage (featuring up-and-coming jazz artists). From Chaka Kahn and Dee Dee Bridgewater to the Gypsy Kings and Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles, there was music for everyone.

      • Saratoga Springs, NY
      • July 12, 2017

      Omnison Supports Formula 1 Grand Prix

      The Canadian Formula One Grand Prix 2017 at the Gilles Villeneuve Circuit in Montreal is one of the best-attended motor sports events in the world. Few places embrace their Grand Prix weekend as enthusiastically as the Canadian city of Montreal. Again this year, sound company Omnison (Quebec) provided NEXO and Yamaha gear for various locations along the route for the June 9-11 F1. 300,000 people were on site during the entire weekend.

      • Montreal, Québec,
      • July 14, 2017

      Yamaha CL Nuendo Live Captures Clarke Recording

      Four-time Grammy Award winner Stanley Clarke is undoubtedly one of the most celebrated acoustic and electric bass players in the world. What’s more, he is equally gifted as a recording artist, performer, conductor, arranger, producer, and film score composer. A true pioneer in jazz and jazz-fusion, Clarke is particularly known for his ferocious bass dexterity and has attained “living legend” status during his over 40+-year career.

      William Morris Opens Performance Space in Nashville - Sound Image Installs Live System -

      William Morris Entertainment (WME), the worldwide talent and creative services corporation, recently opened a performance space at their 12th Avenue office location in Nashville to better serve their artist roster. The space offers the opportunity for new bands to showcase their talents and established artists to perform new material (both acoustic and electric) for management.

      Yamaha DXS Subwoofers Add Impact to Club's Electronic Music

      WOMB, in the Shibuya district of Tokyo, Japan, is a prominent large-scale club that focuses on techno, drum & bass, and EDM, and frequently hosts guest artists from overseas. The sound system in the first-level WOMB LOUNGE was recently updated with Yamaha DSR powered loudspeakers and DXS18 powered subwoofers.

      • Tokyo, Japan
      • January 26, 2017

      BYU Upgrades to Yamaha RIVAGE PM10

      Brigham Young University (BYU)) is a private university located in Provo, Utah owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Excluding online students, it is the largest of any religious university and the third largest private university in the United States, with close to 30,000 on-campus students.

      • Provo, Utah
      • January 31, 2017

      Full Court University Basketball Gym Gets NEXO Overhaul

      NCAA Division II varsity collegiate institution Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) recently upgraded the Fieldhouse sound system with a NEXO GEO S12 line array. Home to the school’s full court basketball gym and with assistance from MFI Productions of Hooksett (NH), the Fieldhouse now boasts a line array system that will provide even and amplified acoustics to the 2,000-seat bleachers and floor seating. New Hampshire’s fastest growing college, SNHU has over 4,000 on-campus students and 60,000 online students.

      • Hooksett, New Hampshire
      • February 13, 2017

      Prestigious Montreal Performance Venue Upgrades to Yamaha CL5

      Located in the historic Blumenthal Building at the corner of Ste. Catherine St. and the Place des Festivals in Montreal, L’Astral has established itself as a prime entertainment destination. With an acoustic and visual design configuration offering intimacy and optimal sightlines, the theatre offers the finest possible conditions for staging a show in any genre. Part of the Maison du Festival, L’Astral and its complementary areas offer a variety of versatile and modern spaces and layouts. With traditional theatre style seating, the main theatre accommodates 300 people, and standing room for 600. L’Astral is one of the location venues for the Montreal Jazz Festival, the largest jazz festival in the world.

      • Montreal, Québec
      • April 17, 2017

      Milton Centre for the Arts Adds 5th Yamaha Console

      The Milton Centre for the Arts (MCA), soon to be renamed the First Ontario Arts Centre Milton located in Milton, Ontario is the community's cornerstone for creativity. The unique, state-of-the-art facility, completed in the fall of 2011, offers exciting performances, visual, media and literary arts experiences. Owned and operated by the Town of Milton, the Centre was built through a joint investment between the Governments of Canada, Ontario, and the Town of Milton.

      • Milton, Ontario
      • April 27, 2017

      San Diego’s Largest Church Installs Dual Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Consoles

      Rock Church is San Diego’s largest church and in the top 40 of the largest and fastest growing churches in the United States. Founded in 2000 by Pastor Miles McPherson, a former NFL player, the Rock Church now has five campuses across San Diego County.

      • San Diego, California
      • May 16, 2017

      Willow Creek Adds Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Consoles

      Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois was the first to explore the possibility of using the new Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Console for their 40th anniversary event held at the 25,000-seat United Center in Chicago during the latter part of 2015. Now, the church has installed two at their 7,200-seat Main Auditorium, one at front of house and one for monitors along with four RPio622s and one RPio222 I/O racks all with the HY144-D Dante cards. The systems were purchased through TC Furlong, Inc. (Lake Forest, IL) with integration completed by Clark Productions (Atlanta, GA).

      • South Barrington, Illinois
      • June 5, 2017

      ASG Designs Audio Systems for Victory Life Church

      Advanced Systems Group (ASG) of Fort Wayne, Indiana recently installed a NEXO and Yamaha system in the main sanctuary of Victory Life Church located in Battle Creek, Michigan. A smaller system was installed in the church multi-purpose room. ASG provides high quality audio, video, lighting, and acoustics for the house of worship and sound reinforcement markets.

      • Battle Creek, Michigan
      • June 7, 2017

      City Council Upgrades With Yamaha CIS, Consoles, and NEXO ID24

      Clarity Media Group (CMG) of Portland, Oregon recently upgraded the San Antonio, Texas City Council Building, replacing most of the existing audio equipment in the building with Yamaha and NEXO systems.

      • San Antonio, Texas
      • June 19, 2017

      Alpha Sound Takes Company to the Next Level with NEXO STM, Yamaha Consoles

      Duane Sheets began his career in professional audio over 40 years ago with a recording studio in Salem, Oregon. Soon after, he added a music retail outlet adjacent to the studio that became Alpha Sound. Live sound equipment rentals quickly became a focus for the company, and by the 1990's, Alpha was one of the largest concert rental houses on the west coast. Corporate events and installations propelled the company through the 2000’s and now, with their new NEXO STM line array system, the mission to provide the highest levels of live and installation sound is further strengthened. Although based in Salem, Alpha Sound provides services throughout the United States and occasionally Europe.

      Country Music’s Most Famous Show Installs Yamaha PM10

      What began as a simple radio broadcast in 1925 today has become a live entertainment phenomenon. Dedicated to honoring country music’s rich history and dynamic presence, the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville showcases a mix of country legends and contemporary chart-toppers that have followed in their footsteps. Each performance is made up of official Opry members and guest artists who together represent multiple generations of artists as well as the broad spectrum of country music styles.

      • Nashville, TN
      • June 29, 2017

      Yamaha MTX/MRX Series Now Upgraded to Version 3.0 Using Dan Dugan Technology

      Yamaha Corporation Japan has announced today the launch of Version 3 Software for MTX/MRX Series signal processors, which includes the addition of the Dan Dugan auto mixer to the MTX processors, at ISE 2017. In recent years, demand has grown for diverse presentation systems and Internet-capable remote conferencing technologies for use in offices and halls, as well as for sound systems that can handle diverse customer needs.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • February 7, 2017

      Yamaha VXS1ML Speaker, VXS3S Subwoofer Make ISE Europe Debut

      Yamaha Corporation Japan has announced the ISE Europe launch of two new products that will expand the CIS (Commercial Installation Solutions) product line, and are ideal for retail outlets, restaurants, anywhere background music is required. The VXS1ML full-range, compact speakers and the extremely lightweight, compact VXS3S subwoofers featuring Yamaha SR-Bass™ technology will be available spring 2017.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • February 7, 2017

      Compact, Yet Powerful Line Array Launches at ISE Europe

      NEXO has announced the ISE Europe launch of the GEO M10 line array. The new high-output sound reinforcement system has been developed for long-throw theater and live music applications. The GEO M10 system is a powerful package and twice as powerful as its sister GEO M6 compact line array launched two years ago. While the M10 maintains a similar design, the larger M10 cabinet draws on structural and acoustic innovations first released in the groundbreaking NEXO STM Series modular line array, particularly the STM M28.

      • Buena Park, California
      • February 08, 2017

      Yamaha CL/QL V4.1 With AES67 Support —Features Include Shure Wireless Receivers, and More—

      Yamaha Corporation Japan has announced even more connectivity, expandability, and usability with the launch today of Version 4.1 for CL and QL Digital Audio Consoles.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • March 1, 2017

      NEXO NeMo Now Available For macOS

      NEXO has announced its latest release of NeMo system management software, now available for the first time on the macOS platform. NeMo V2.0 software also includes high-quality features and functionality that will change the operational control of NEXO systems.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • March 20, 2017

      Dan Dugan Sound Design Automixer Enhances Yamaha TF Digital Mixers

      Yamaha announced today the release of firmware update V3.5 for TF Series Digital Mixers during Pro Light + Sound 2017. The TF Series offers ease of operation and an advanced touch-panel based TouchFlow Operation™ interface, popular for a wide variety of applications. Ideal for new as well as experienced engineers, these fully featured consoles offer users the ability to get a great sounding mix in very little time.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • April 1, 2017

      A New Control Surface, TWINLANe card and V1.5 Firmware Enhance Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Versatility

      Now celebrating its 30th anniversary of digital mixer technology, Yamaha has announced new components and V1.5 firmware update that will further enhance the versatility and performance of the revolutionary RIVAGE PM10 Digital Mixing System. The announcement was made today at Pro Light + Sound 2017.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • April 1, 2017

      EQ Presets for Ultimate Ears In-ear Monitors Released for Yamaha Digital Consoles

      In cooperation with Ultimate Ears Pro, a leading manufacturer of custom in-ear monitors for stage, studio, and audiophile applications, Yamaha has released EQ presets for the RIVAGE PM10, CL, QL, and TF Series Digital Mixing Consoles that have been specifically designed to provide optimum performance with Ultimate Ears in-ear monitors.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • April 21, 2017

      Vote for the Yamaha MRX7-D Processor and NEXO ID Series Speakers!

      Voting is open for the Systems Contractor News InfoComm Installation Awards 2017. We are happy to be nominated for the MRX7-D processor and the NEXO ID Series Speaker.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • April 26, 2017

      Come See Us at InfoComm 2017

      Two new Yamaha products to launch internationally and at InfoComm 2017 on June 14, 2017 include the new PGM Series of paging systems and VXL1 column speakers adding to the growing Commercial Installation Solutions (CIS) product line. The CIS exhibit will also feature the new VX1ML compact speaker and VXS3S sub, SWR L2 Switches, and the ProVisionaire custom control panel.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • June 14, 2017

      NEXO INITIATES ‘STM PARTNERS NETWORK’ FOR GLOBAL COOPERATION

      Since 2014, the STM Series of high-performance configurable line array modules has achieved global acceptance. STM modules have been put into rental inventory in more than 50 countries, as well as being specified for installation in numerous theatres and auditoria, sports arenas and stadia. The arrival of the compact STM M28 main module has enabled many smaller rental companies to join the STM elite user group, and reap the benefits of the versatile modular design.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • June 27, 2017

      NEXO GEO M10 Experience Tour Announced

      NEXO has been designing groundbreaking sound reinforcement loudspeaker solutions since 1979. The company’s pioneering technology, innovative designs and sonic excellence have enhanced live events across the globe for decades gaining the respect and trust of sound professionals everywhere.

      • Buena Park, CA
      • July 24, 2017

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