Grinnell College at Aria

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AV For You provided audio and video for a Grinnell College event held at Aria in downtown Minneapolis.

For audio four of our QSC K8 speakers were set along with a wireless handheld mic, Mackie 1202 mixer, and a truss podium.

For video we set up our 8×14 screen to front projection. Also used was one of our NEC 4K HD projectors.

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2017 Community Impact Awards

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AV For You set up audio, video, and lighting for the Community Impact Awards held by Tiger Oak Media at Aria in Downtown Minneapolis.

For audio we set up 4 JBL VRX Line Array speakers on stands. We had our Audio Technica podium mics on top of our frosted podium as well.

For video we rear projected a 7kHD projector onto a Screen Works 9’x16′ truss style folding screen. We also provided a 40″ confidence monitor and speaker timer for presenters to view the program from while on stage.

For lighting we provided 3 ETC Source 4 lights. 2 were used for a stage wash and 1 was for a band spotlight. We provided 3 more source 4 light for gobos to be projected above the stage. We used our ETC EDLT Lens, which provided an extra sharp high definition image for gobo projection.

At the tech table we had our X32 Producer Digital Mixer for audio, DSAN Pro-2000 controller for the speaker timer, ETC Smartfade Lighting Console to control the stage lights, and the Analog Way Nextage08 for video switching. We also provided our Playback Pro for video rolls and our Delvcam 4K Ultra HD Monitor for use as a preview monitor for video.

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US Foods event at Aria

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AV For You proudly provided Audio, Video and Lighting for a company Awards Show for U.S. Foods at Aria in Downtown Minneapolis.

For Audio we used two of our JBL VRX Line Array Speakers and four of our QSC K10s to distribute even sound throughout the venue. We also set up our Shure podium microphones on our frosted podium.

For video we rear projected two Eiki 7kHD projectors onto two of our Draper 6.75×12 fastfold screens. We also rear projected another Eiki 7kHD onto our Dalite 8×14 fastfold screen center of the stage. We were able to do a split screen show using our powerful new Analog Way Nextage08 video switcher. We provided a 40″ confidence monitor as well, to be seen by those speaking from the stage.

For lighting we set up 18 of our ADJ Flat Par LED lights in the catwalk to shine down onto the venue creating ambience for the event. We also set up 5 ETC Source 4s to provide light on the stage as well as spotlights for the VIP section and a window from which awards were to be presented. We placed two Elation Powerspot Moving Head Lights on 5′ truss towers on each side of the stage. This was for Bally light sequences during the awards show.

At the tech table we had the Behringer X32 Digital Mixer, along with our Shure QLXD4 and UHF-R Wireless Mic Racks. We had the Analog Way Nextage08 Video Switcher, Delvcam 4K Ultra HD Monitor and Playback Pro. We also had our ETC Element Lighting Console for advanced lighting control over LEDs and Movers.

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Health Foundations Every Woman Can Event

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AV For You provided Audio, Staging and Lighting for Health Foundations Every Woman Can Event, a fundraiser and concert held at Aria in Downtown Minneapolis.

For audio we provided the main sound system which was used for a musical performance by national act the Indigo Girls. The sound system used 12 of our dB technologies DVA T4 speakers making up a total of 16 speakers which were rigged from the catwalk at the venue. We also provided two of our QSC K10 speakers as front fill and two more K10 speakers for preshow music in the lobby area.
We set up a large amount of staging, using 18 of our 4×4 stage decks with 24″ legs to help create a stage big enough for two musical acts. We provided three panels of our black pipe and drape to create a hidden corner for the guitar tech equipment. Also the drape created an area from which the talent could walk onstage.
We set up a large amount of lighting as well, using 14 of our ETC Source 4 lights for a bright and well saturated stage wash. We also used 2 of our Source 4 lights for gobos. One was the Every Woman Can gobo above the stage and the other was for Health Foundations on the center of the adjacent wall. We also provided our ETC smartfade lighting console to control the stage wash from the front of house.
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Secondhand Hounds Bone Appetit Gala at Aria

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AV for You set audio, video, and a large amount of lighting for Bone Appetit, a culinary experience to benefit Secondhand Hounds (a non profit animal rescue). The event was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota at Aria. We front projected our 7kHD projector onto a 9×16 Fastfold Frame flown from the Catwalk. We also flew 12 dB technologies DVAT4 line array speakers from the catwalk, using 6 on each side of the stage.

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For lighting we hung 12 ETC Source 4s from the catwalk to light up the stage and along the runway where they were showing the dogs. We also used 10 other ETC Source 4 for Gobos of the different participating restaurants and sponsors of the event.

Also for video, we had our 90″ monitor on a stand for all the people on the stage to view during the event, we also set a qsc k10 speaker on the stage for that part of audience to hear the live audio.

Picture of AV for You Secondhand Hounds at Aria AV for You tech table and equipment. The tech table had our analog way Pulse2 video switcher, playback pro for videos and Asus laptop for PowerPoint. We also had our X32 compact and qlxd4 Distro rack for audio.

At the tech table, we had our analog way Pulse2 video switcher, playback pro for videos and Asus laptop for PowerPoint. We also had our X32 Compact and qlxd4 Distro rack for audio.

Girls on the Run Twin Cities Luncheon

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We proudly provided all AV for a Girls on the Run Twin Cities luncheon held at Aria in downtown Minneapolis. We rigged our 16×9 screen above the stage. For audio we used six line array speakers, and podium mics. On stage was our frosted podium.

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The Link 25th Anniversay

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The Link had their 25th Anniversary celebration at Aria this past month. For the set up we used our 8×14 screen, 7K HD projector, black drape, four JBL Line Array speakers, three ETC S4s for stage wash, and our truss podium.

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2016 Community Impact Awards

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We proudly provided all AV for the 2016 Community Impact Awards. This event was put on by Minnesota Business Magazine and held at Aria in downtown Minneapolis. Our 16’x9′ screen was used along with our black drape, frosted podium, line array subs and speakers, confidence monitor, and a speaker timer. Customized GOBOs were projected throughout the room with our ETC S4 lights. Uplights were placed throughout the room as well.

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Date For Life 2016


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We had the pleasure of providing all AV for Date For Life at Aria this week. We rigged our DVA Line Array speakers and one 9×16 screen. Our ETC S4 lights were used to light the stage and for some custom GOBO projection. Along the walls we used our uplights set to red. Also included was a follow spot.

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2015 MMPA Excellence Awards

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We had the honor of providing all AV for Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association’s annual Excellence Awards. We used two of our new widescreen 6.75×12 screens, two 5k projectors, six total speakers, flexi/goose neck mics, ETC S4s to light the stage, black pipe & drape, and our frosted podium. This event was held at Aria in downtown Minneapolis.

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