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Spring Awakening 2012 Da Drive Tent

First-year EDM festival on the grounds of Soldier Field.  The main stage was located in the stadium, next largest stages were two identical tents.  I was in one of those.

  Soldier Field, Chicago IL

Event dates: June 16-17, 2012

Stage Headliners: Marcus Schultz, Gabriel + Dresden, Hardwell, Wolfgang Gartner

Lighting Designer: Kyle Kegan

Programmer: Kyle Kegan

Operator: Myself, John Niles, Matt Harr

Gear + Techs: ECTO Productions (Elmhurst, IL)

  • 38x Martin MAC 101
  • 8x Chroma-Q Color Force 48
  • 8x Chroma-Q Color Force 72
  • 8x Philips Vari-Lite VL440
  • 9x Martin Atomic 3k Strobe with Atomic Color Scroller
  • 24x 4-light blinders
  • Control: GrandMA2 Light

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Kyle Kegan designs great rigs and it's always a pleasure to work with him

I do like the convention of trusses flown over the audience, especially
in an EDM tent like this.  Adds a lot of depth to the rig and makes the 
experience more immersive