23.02.2009 - Houston, Texas
The World´s Largest Live Music Company, Live Nation, Opens House of Blues Houston with All Sennheiser Microphones
Sennheiser USA and House of Blues Entertainment, Inc., a Live Nation company, have again joined forces for the latest House of Blues live music venue. The impressive 43,000 sq. ft. facility is located in the recently opened $200 million Houston Pavilions complex. In common with the twelve existing branded music venues in the United States, House of Blues Houston features an array of Sennheiser and Neumann microphones. Optimum sound is ensured by evolution wireless and Neumann wired vocal microphones, evolution instrument mics as well as evolution wireless personal monitoring systems.
|Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi party at the House of Blues Houston grand opening using Sennheiser’s SKM 935 G2 handheld vocal microphones paired with EM 550 receivers.
(Photo Credit: © 2009 Getty Images)
|Each of the dozen House of Blues venues across the country — Anaheim, Atlantic City, Cleveland, Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Myrtle Beach, San Diego, Orlando, and now Houston — feature state-of-the-art house PA systems that include an extensive selection of Sennheiser products. The equipment list at each House of Blues venue includes multiple e 901, e 902, e 904, e 905, e 906, e 908B, e 914, e 614, |
Sennheiser evolution wireless systems at each venue include eight SKM 935 G2 handheld vocal microphones, plus four EM 550 G2 true diversity twin receivers. evolution wireless ew 300 IEM G2 personal monitor set-ups with an A 5000 CP circularly polarized antenna round out the RF setup.
According to Brady Campbell, production manager for House of Blues Houston, the relationship with Sennheiser is already off to a great start. “The quality of Sennheiser’s microphones just brings out the quality of the PA,” he says. “It sounds like you’re
Kristy Jo Winkler, Sennheiser’s relations manager, Americas and Canada, commented, “Having worked with House of Blues Entertainment a couple of years ago to arrange for Sennheiser products to be installed at their branded music venues, I am pleased that the organization’s list of locations continues to expand. Live Nation is the largest live music company in the world, and I am thrilled that global arti sts are able to take advan tage of the h igh-quality microphones and personal monitor systems that they require and deserve when they perform at these venues.”
The upcoming concert slate for House of Blues Houston includes The Pretenders, Jesse McCartney, Dr. John and the Neville Brothers, Jonny Lang with Sharon Little, Big Head Todd & The Monsters, Katy Perry with Alpha Beat, O.A.R. with Eric Hutchinson, Gov’t Mule & The Disco Biscuits, with additional show information available at: http://www.livenation.com/ or http://www.houseofblues.com/. House of Blues is a Live Nation company, which is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
The Sennheiser Group, with its headquarters in Wedemark near Hanover, Germany, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems. The family-owned company, which was established in 1945, recorded sales of over €395 million in 2007, 83% of which were generated abroad. Sennheiser employs almost 2,000 people worldwide, around 55% of whom are in Germany. Sennheiser has manufacturing plants in Germany, Ireland and the USA, and is represented worldwide by subsidiaries in France, Great Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark (Nordic), Russia, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Japan, China, Canada, Mexico and the USA, as well as by long-term trading partners in many other countries. Also part of the Sennheiser Group are Georg Neumann GmbH, Berlin (studio microphones), K + H Vertriebs- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (Klein + Hummel studio monitors, installed sound) and the joint venture Sennheiser Communications A/S (headsets for PCs, offices and call centers).
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