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When a client reaches out and tells you that they are tired of going to the club and they want the club to come to them, you obviously drop everything that can be dropped and create an in-home party room the likes of which have never been seen! “The client had a secondary guest-house on…

In Dayton, Ohio, in the heart of the downtown Arts District, the Mead Theatre is the cornerstone of the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center.  Opened in 2003, the 2,300-seat world-class venue hosts a wide range of performances, including the Dayton Philharmonic, Dayton Opera, Dayton Ballet, touring Broadway blockbusters, rock concerts, comedians and more. …

This summer Muse continued their Simulation Theory world tour through the UK and Europe.  The extremely successful North American leg of the visually rich stadium tour put crew and equipment to the test in 23 cities!   Flares “Jesse Lee Stout, the creative director for the tour, wanted the entire lighting rig and stage to…

Los Angeles – TMB is pleased to announce that Firefly Lighting has been appointed as TMB’s Regional Distribution Partner for Australia.  Offering signature TMB brands, including Solaris, ProPlex, IMS, and more, Firefly will provide sales, support, service, and stocking inventory to the Australian professional market. “Local commerce is beneficial for all.  Australian customers will now…

This winter, Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s Ghost of Christmas Eve tour celebrated 20 years on the road.  Described by the Washington Post as “an arena-rock juggernaut,” the pathbreaking band’s blitz tour included 33 states and 106 shows in just 46 days, an achievement by any measure for musicians, machines, and mankind! The band “churns out a maelstrom…

A newly completed memorial to World War II submariners is the center-piece of the 300-metre Submariners’ Walk Heritage Trail on the Brisbane River boardwalk in Tenerrife, Queensland, Australia.  The walk features a series of plaques and submarine-shaped seats commemorating the sailors and their service.  The memorial itself comprises a landmark sign illuminated by Firefly’s Digital…

WrestleMania 33 set a record last month as the most-watched WrestleMania ever.  Dubbed an “ultimate thrill ride for the ages,” WWE’s signature event at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida featured 13 matches, including two world championships.  A larger-than-life ring atop the massive truss centerpiece was designed and installed by All Access Staging & Productions. …

“The Boardwalk”, a new development in a 90-acre multi-use commercial complex in Granite Park, Plano, Texas, adds 29,000 square feet of restaurant, patio, and office space, with dramatic decorative lighting featuring nearly 1,000 feet of FloppyFlex LED neon. “FloppyFlex is a winner in our book; it’s extremely bright, versatile, and reliable,” says Jeff Mabray of…

Grammy-laden Londoner Adele debuts her new stadium show this month on a six-city tour of Australia and New Zealand, to be continued in the UK in June.  The opening in Perth broke records with 65,000 in ticket sales for a single night.  Anyone fortunate enough to attend one of these sold-out shows cannot miss 285…

Clarke Peters’ jukebox musical Five Guys Named Moe, featuring R&B pioneer Louis Jordan’s greatest hits, has been delighting audiences at the Festival Square Theatre, Edinburgh.  Called a “Christmas Carol in zoot suits,” the dazzling new production of the hit West End and Broadway musical features a cabaret set that includes 32 metres of the new…

This year’s Queen + Adam Lambert Summer Festival tour began in Europe and will wrap up in Asia at the end of September. Queen’s long history of pushing the envelope both musically and aesthetically requires that their creative team bring their A Game. For the tour, Lighting Designer Rob Sinclair and Scenic Designer Ric Lipson…

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The spectacular stage set for Coldplay’s 2016 A Head Full of Dreams Touris highlighted by the new, bright, RGB Firefly FloppyFlex flexible LED neon. Currently on a seven-city US stadium run, the tour began early this year in South America, then went to Europe, and will continue to Australia and New Zealand. “We outline the…

Florence + the Machine’s “infectious enthusiasm” at Glastonbury 2015 was enhanced by an elegant stage set with powerful, tasty lighting by Lighting Designer Rob Sinclair. To complement Florence’s dramatic and eccentric music (how many rock bands have a harp and vibes?), Sinclair combined new and traditional technology in unique ways to reinforce Florence’s grandiose performance…

At the Lightfair Show in Las Vegas TMB will introduce Firefly’s premium LED Marquee/Festoon lighting systems to the American market. The Firefly range offers the “old school” look of traditional Marquee/Festoon lighting without the headache of constantly changing the bulbs, the risk of broken glass, and the danger and power draw of high voltage. Available…