Professional Lighting & Production - Fall 2017 - Page 5

DEPARTMENTS 09 News Flashes The latest from Canada’s lighting, video & production industries 15 Agenda 16 Northern Lights 34 In Focus 36 Mike Herkimer on lighting Rise Against’s 2017 World Tour, Pg. 22 Your Industry event calendar Drake’s OVO Fest, The Weeknd on Tour & more S hining the spotlight on Louise Guinand & Michael Herkimer Product Spots The newest products & technologies to hit the lighting, video & staging markets 41 Advertisers’ Index 44 Classifieds 46 Project Update Glastonbury Festival, Arka Room & more FEATURES 18 22 Coming Together Intense & Impactful Teamwork Integral to the 2017 Calgary Stampede TransAlta Grandstand Show A Hard-Hitting Design for Rise Against’s 2017 Tour By Andrew King By Andrew King It’s widely billed as “the greatest outdoor show on Earth” – and with good reason, thanks to a crack team of technical collaborators. We go one-on-one with Canadian LD Michael Herkimer and chat about his adaptable design for a lofty 2017 world tour by punk rockers Rise Against. 26 Looking Back & Pushing Forward Celebrating 20 Years of Professional Lighting & Production By Kevin Young The industry has changed significantly since we published our inaugural issue in 1997, and we’ve got a panel of VIP lighting pros to reminisce about the past & forecast for the future. CONTENTS