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Sep 11, 2019

The PLASA show has always been such an important date on the calendar of so many lighting, sound, staging and video manufacturers and buyers. It was always the show that started the crazy season of new product releases. While that has changed a lot since the internet, YouTube, etc - PLASA still remains a very important...


Sep 4, 2019

Most people don't get to start ONE successful company, let alone 2! This pair, Tony Andrews and partner, John Newsham have been fortunate to do exactly that. Together, the two speaker fanatics founded Turbosound in the late 70s, then after selling the company roughly 10 years later, went on to start Funktion One -...


Aug 29, 2019

Security and safety surrounding crowded public events and specifically, concerts have become a growing topic of discussion. We've seen tragedies including Manchester and Vegas that have impacted not only the people at those events, victims and their families - but have changed our industry to an extent. Eric comes from...


Aug 21, 2019

Jim is the founding partner in multiple companies within the live event production sector, including Sound, Lighting, Video, Large Format Staging, Mobile Staging, Entertainment Trucking, Entertainer Tour Buses, Field Covering for Sports venues, Stadium Seating and Barrier Services. While this is a diverse list...


Aug 14, 2019

Peavey was founded in the 60's based on a very simple need... "we need gear for our band". From there, Hartley went on to create a massive empire of not only guitar amplifiers, but sound equipment, great guitars, an amplifier for one of the greatest guitarists ever born (the 5150 for EVH) and along the way, even some...