The Industry Crossroads

The NAMM Show is home to a diverse array of education and training to ensure professionals and rising talent remain at the top of their game. The 2023 NAMM Show will host a suite of educational sessions presented by Allen & Heath geared toward pro audio professionals to take their live console training to the next level.
Established in 1962 in Shinjuku, Tokyo, by Hideo Matsushita, the NAMM Member celebrated its 60th anniversary in producing high-quality audio for everyone.
The Adam Hall Group and its brand, Cameo®, played an integral part in the Queen’s Jubilee celebration earlier this summer. The NAMM Member and its products were critical in producing a dynamic and visually stunning event for the world to see.
There is no place in the world like The NAMM Show, and the much-anticipated industry reunion in Anaheim will be one of the most dynamic shows on record. While there is always a buzz on the tradeshow floor, attendees can look forward to several after-hour award shows, events, music, and parties.
Since 1901, NAMM has been serving companies operating throughout the musical instrument industry. Today NAMM serves over 7,000 active member companies and is continuously seeking to expand its reach to better serve the music products industry and promote music-making.
Umphrey’s McGee tour is back after a scary end to 2021, which saw the Omicron wave cancel our New Year’s Eve and New York City run of shows.
Festival season is back (kind of)! Umphrey’s McGee recently performed a two-hour set at The Peach Music Festival in Scranton, Pennsylvania. I thought this would be a fun opportunity to illustrate the workflow and schedule that is required to light a music festival.
When I was hired by Umphrey's Mcgee three specific shows stood out. The first was New York City's, Beacon Theater, home to the iconic room that was only a short train ride away from where I grew up.
NAMM Member, Lightswitch, is a “collective of internationally-recognized lighting, media, and visual designers committed to changing the way people experience the world.” This spring, Lightswitch applied its core disciplines of lighting design, media design, sustainably responsible design, and control system design and programming as part of a COVID-friendly art installat
Since 2014, Gig Gear and its founder, Danny Shatzkes, have focused “on providing professionals in gigging and touring, live event and production, theater, and film and grip industries as well as musicians, DJ’s, roadies, pro audio techs, A/V techs, and all other gigging professionals” with quality products and solutions.
Just about every mainstream pop, country, hip-hop, or rock show is linked to backing tracks or a click track in some fashion.
NAMM Member, CTS is a leading supplier of sensing, connectivity, and motion solutions for the creation and advancement of products and services around the world, including some found in the music products industry.