HARMAN Professional Solutions Deployment Scores Big with Premium Sound and Coverage at Anaheim’s Honda Center


ANAHEIM, California – HARMAN Professional Solutions’ components were recently selected for their ability to provide state-of-the-art sound and coverage to the Honda Center as part of its full-scale technology overhaul. The arena, home of the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks, is now equipped with JBL VTX line arrays and Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers. The Honda Center’s massive


HARMAN’s JBL Professional VTX PRO Seminar Series Offers Behind-the-Scenes Experience with VTX Line Arrays and Linkin Park Production Team

(Left to Right): Vic Wagner, Sound Image; Ken “Pooch” Van Druten, FOH engineer; Jesse Adamson, Sound Image; Paul Bauman, JBL; and Eric Friedlander, JBL.

NORTHRIDGE, California – Providing a unique opportunity for audio engineers to experience its market-leading VTX line arrays in real-world conditions, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is announcing the inauguration of its VTX PRO Seminar Series. The first seminars will be hosted by: Ken “Pooch” Van Druten, FOH Engineer for Linkin Park; Jim Digby, Tour Director for Linkin


HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays Go Into “X Mode” for the 2014 Miss USA Interviews


BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – As 51 contestants competed in one of the country’s most widely viewed beauty contests, Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Premier Sound Services (PSS) provided the sound reinforcement for the Miss USA Pageant. The event is part of Miss Universe, which is owned by Donald Trump and was televised nationally live on NBC. As


Atkinson Sound Upholds Reputation for Excellence with HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers

(Left to right) Paul Bauman, Associate Director, Tour Sound, JBL Professional; Jeff Harris, District Sales Manager, HARMAN Professional; Hoyt Atkinson, Owner, Atkinson Sound; Steve Johnson, CEO, HP Marketing; and Derreld Yost, Atkinson Sound.

KAMAS, Utah – Leading regional sound company Atkinson Sound recently bolstered its audio system inventory with HARMAN’s new JBL VTX V20 line array loudspeakers and Crown I-Tech HD 4×3500 amplifiers. The company will be using its new system for a variety of events beginning in May. Founded in 1980 by Hoyt Atkinson, the company has


AV Vegas Rocks Marathon With HARMAN’s JBL Professional VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers


LAS VEGAS, Nevada – As it has in years past, AV Vegas Concert Sound and Lighting provided the audio/lighting system for the world-famous Las Vegas Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. However, for the first time, AV Vegas supplied HARMAN’s JBL VTX line arrays and Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers for the event’s sound reinforcement system. The


Miller Pro Audio, HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers Add Pop to Fun Fun Fun Fest


NORTHRIDGE, California – For the eighth straight year, Miller Pro Audio supplied a HARMAN’s JBL line array system, powered by Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers, at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in downtown Austin, Texas. The system was deployed for the festival’s main (Orange) stage, which hosted performances by Snoop Dogg, MIA, MGMT, Slayer, Television and


Thunder Audio Relies on HARMAN’s JBL Professional VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers for Massive Austin City Limits Music Festival


AUSTIN, Texas – Music festival specialist Thunder Audio added another notch to its list of notable music events in October when the Livonia, Michigan-based company made its debut at the renowned Austin City Limits Music Festival. The event, which for the first time took take place over two weekends (October 4-6 and October 11-13), saw


CTS Audio Continues Tradition of Success With HARMAN’s JBL Professional VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers

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NORTHRIDGE, California – Longtime HARMAN Professional customer and prominent live sound company CTS Audio of Brentwood, Tennessee recently added JBL VTX line arrays and Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers to its inventory to accommodate the needs of recent large-scale events. CTS Audio recently put its new VTX/I-Tech HD system to the test at the Delta Country


Firehouse Productions Finds the Pulse at 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival with HARMAN’s JBL Professional VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers


LAS VEGAS, Nevada – For the third year in a row, Firehouse Productions turned to JBL Professional and Crown Audio for the sound reinforcement system at the iHeartRadio Music Festival, deploying JBL VTX line arrays powered by Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers. The 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in


Gabisom Rocks Rio with HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers

NORTHRIDGE, California – Drawing approximately 600,000 fans over seven days, Rock in Rio was once again a rousing success, taking place at the City of Rock, a specially built venue on the site where the Olympic Village will be located for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Gabisom Audio Equipment, a longtime HARMAN JBL customer, deployed JBL


VER Tour Sound Perfectly Captures the Essence Music Festival with HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers


NORTHRIDGE, California – For the 19th year, the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans hosted some of the biggest names in pop, R&B and hip-hop music, including Beyoncé, Maxwell, New Edition, Keyshia Cole, LL Cool J and Jill Scott. For the main stage in the Superdome, VER Tour Sound (VER) provided a massive HARMAN JBL


Thunder Audio Electrifies The Crowd at the Movement Electronic Music Festival With HARMAN’s JBL VTX Series Line Arrays

(Left to Right): Andy Combs, President, Innovative Audio Sales; Sam Fotias, Director of Operations, Movement Electronic Music Festival; Jason Huvaere, Festival Director, Movement Electronic Music Festival; Paul Owen, Vice President, Thunder Audio; Tony Villarreal, President, Thunder Audio; Mike Fotias, Production Manager, Movement Electronic Music Festival.

DETROIT, Michigan — Detroit is one of the cities where electronic dance music originated, and it’s only fitting that one of the genre’s biggest festivals is held in Detroit’s Hart Plaza every year. The Movement Electronic Music Festival kept more than 100,000 electronic dance music (EDM) fans grooving over Memorial Day weekend with performances by


Thunder Audio Gears Up For Summer Festival Season with HARMAN’s JBL VTX Series Line Arrays

The Thunder Audio team (pictured left to right): Paul Owen, Vice President; Tony Villarreal, President; and Greg Snyder, Business Development Manager.

NORTHRIDGE, California – It’s the start of the summer festival season, and tour sound provider Thunder Audio is thinking big, with an inventory that includes more than 50 HARMAN’s JBL VTX Series V25 line array loudspeakers, dozens of S28 and G28 subwoofers and enough Crown amplifiers to shake a stadium—how about 98 Crown I-Tech HD


Sound Image Upgrades Audio System at Atlanta’s Historical Tabernacle With HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays


NORTHRIDGE, California – Sound Image of Escondido, California has dramatically improved the house PA system at the Tabernacle in Atlanta with an upgrade to HARMAN’s JBL VTX line arrays. While the venue, constructed as a Baptist church in 1910, posed a variety of acoustic challenges, Sound Image’s expert application of the VTX system has created


HARMAN’s JBL Professional Launches VTX Field Evaluation Program for Auditioning VTX Line Array Systems


NORTHRIDGE, California — HARMAN’s JBL Professional today announced the launch of its VTX Field Evaluation Program, making a complete JBL VTX/Crown Audio VRack system available for sound contractors and potential clients to audition in the US. To launch the program, a complete system consisting of nine JBL VTX V25 per side, complemented by ten VTX


Firehouse Productions and HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays Help Global Citizen Festival Raise Poverty Awareness


NORTHRIDGE, California – The Black Keys, Foo Fighters, Neil Young and Crazy Horse and many others rocked out recently in New York City’s Central Park for the Global Citizen Festival, a free concert highlighting the effort to combat poverty around the world. New York-based Firehouse Productions provided the live sound reinforcement system for the event,


Sound Image Outfits House of Blues Las Vegas With HARMAN’S JBL VTX Line Arrays


NORTHRIDGE, California – The House of Blues Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay hotel is one of Las Vegas’ premier concert venues—and it just upped the ante with the installation of HARMAN’s JBL VTX Series line array. The House of Blues hosts major touring acts and will be home to a 2-year residency by Carlos


Lenny Kravitz Always on the Run With HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays

Lenny Kravitz recently completed his summer tour through Europe, where he relied on JBL VTX line arrays for sound reinforcement.

NORTHRIDGE, California  – When it comes to being particular about their sound, few artists are as demanding as Lenny Kravitz. The 4-time GRAMMY®-winning musician and songwriter might incorporate some retro gear into his guitar rigs and recording studios but for live sound, Kravitz wants the best today’s technology has to offer. While touring Europe this


HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays Support BMW China’s Olympic Festival For Nation’s Athletes


NORTHRIDGE, California  – Filling the Bird’s Nest National Stadium in Beijing with fans, athletes, country representatives and musicians, BMW China held a festival to cheer on the Chinese Olympic Delegation before the 2012 games in London. The event featured more than 100 BMW vehicles throughout the venue, with multiple performing artists and Chinese Olympic figures


Dubai-Based Showtech Upgrades Pro Rental Line With HARMAN’s JBL VTX Loudspeakers


NORTHRIDGE, California – Showtech Sound & Light Design, based in Dubai, UAE, has become the first company in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) to purchase HARMAN’s JBL VTX line array system, adding to its existing JBL VERTEC® line array system and wide range of HARMAN products. Showtech purchased the system from Dubai-based HARMAN distributor GSL