Fantastic Sam’s at Marriott NW

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AV for You provided audio, video and lighting for Fantastic Sam’s Stylist Event at the Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park, MN.

For audio we used dB Technologies DVA T4 Line Array Speakers. We raised six speakers using our Sumner Eventer 16 Lifts and we set the other two on top of four JBL VRX Subs using our DVA Cradles. We also set up QSC K10 powered speakers as stage monitors for the band. We provided drum, guitar, and vocal mics as well.

For video we rigged Eiki 7KHD Projectors along the airwall track to be used in conjunction with the house projector screens. We used our Decimator SDI-HDMI Cross Converters to distribute HD video signal to each projector.

For lighting we rigged Chauvet Ovation E910FC lights to the air wall track for a stage wash. We also provided a colorful backdrop using our American DJ Flat Par Uplights on our grey velour drape behind the stage.

At the tech table we used our Behringer X32 mixer with our Shure QLXD4 Wireless Microphone Distro Rack to provide advanced sound control and quality to the mix of the band onstage. We also used our Analog Way QuickVu Video Switcher and a Qlab Laptop for seamless switching and video playback. We had our ETC Smartfade lighting console set up for control of the stage wash and uplighting color behind the stage.

Share our Strength at The Depot

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AV for You provided audio, video, and lighting support for Share Our Strength at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel in The Depot.

Video was presented on 9’x16’ screens with Eiki HDT700 projectors and controlled with an Analog Way QuickVu video scaler/switcher.

Audio was heard through DVA T4 line array speakers and a Behringer X32 console with Shure wireless microphones.

The stage was lit with ETC Source Four fixtures and decorated with American DJ flatpar LED uplights.

Bone Appetit at Aria

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AV for You was proud to support the Bone Appetit fund raiser for Secondhand Hounds at Aria in Minneapolis.

Video was projected on a Screen Works 9’x16’ screen suspended from the catwalk with an Eiki HDT700 projector set in the second level VIP area. A Sharp 90” monitor was set in the back of the room for tables with an obstructed view of the main screen.

For audio we flew DVA T4 line array speakers from the catwalk and used a Behringer X32 Compact to mix.

The event featured 12 custom gobos for sponsors which we used our Chauvet Ovation E-910FC LED lights. These fixtures offer many advantages over conventional theater lighting such as built in colors with no need for gels, reduced power consumption, and built in dimmer control.

Shriners Hospital Gala


AV For You provided audio, video, lighting, and staging for Shriners Hospital Gala held at The Depot in downtown Minneapolis.

For audio our DVA T4 speakers were rigged onto our Sumner Eventer lifts. Also used was our Behringer X32 mixer, QLXD4 wireless rack, digital snake, and podium mics.

For video we set our 9×16 truss style screens, 7K HD projectors on truss towers, Analog Way Quick Vu video switcher, playback pro, and our Panasonic HD camera on a spider pod.

For staging we had black pipe and drape set along with our White Muslic drape behind the stage.

Finally for lighting we had our Battery powered uplights set behind the stage and our ETC S4s for the stage wash, which were also rigged to truss towers.

2017 Social Work Day at the St. Paul Armory

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AV For You proudly provided audio, video, and lighting for the 2017 Social Work Day held at the St. Paul Armory.

For audio our DVA T4 line arrays were used and rigged from our Sumner eventer lifts.

For video our 9×16 screens, 12K projectors, and Panasonic HD camera with spider pod were set.

For lighting we had four ETC S4 lights set on a 15′ stick of truss.

At the tech table we had our QLXD4 combo wireless rack, Behringer X32 compact mixer, playback pro, Analog Way Quick Vu video switcher, ETC smartfade for light control,

2017 Minnesota Tobacco Control Conference

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AV For You provided Audio, Video and Lighting for the 2017 Minnesota Tobacco Control Conference at the St. Paul RiverCentre.

The Minnesota Tobacco Control Conference is a annual meeting where participants come together to learn about current tobacco control and prevention issues and also collaborate on how to sustain and improve their efforts to lower tobacco related health inequities.

For Audio we provided 8 of our Db Technologies DVA T4 Line Array speakers and two Sumner Eventer 16 Stage Lifts. We were able to raise our speakers high rigging 4 speakers to each of our Stage Lifts. We also provided 4 of our JBL VRX Line Array Speakers on stands to provide a center fill and even sound coverage to the wide ballroom area. We also provided our Audio-Technica Podium Microphones on top of our Frosted Podium.

For Video we rear projector our Barco 12kHD Projectors onto our Screen Works 9′ x 16′ Truss Style Folding Screens. We also provided a 55″ monitor as a confidence monitor for those speaking from the stage.

For Lighting we provided 12 of our ETC Source 4 Lights spread among 2 15′ Truss Towers. 10 of the lights we’re used to provide a stage wash for the conference and IMAG (live camera feed) on screen. We also used 4 of our new ETC Par 64 Lights as backlights to provide even lighting coverage to those on camera. We also provided 10 of our ADJ Flat Par LED Uplights to add color to 30′ of grey drape we set up as a backdrop behind the stage.

At the tech table we provided multiple wireless mic racks networked and wired to transmit through our RF Venue D-Fin Attenna. We used the Behringer X32 Compact Digital Mixer for Audio. We used our ETC Smartfade Lighting Console to control Lights. Finally we used 2 of our Playback Pro Laptops for Video Rolls, and an Analog Way Quickvu Video Switcher for simple video switching.

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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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