After the successful premiere of Katharina Thalbach´s restaging of Mozart´s „The Magic Flute“ last summer, the success story of this festival was continued this year (from August,16th to September,2nd) with George Bizet´s masterpiece „Carmen“. The opera was directed by Academy Award winner Volker Schlöndorff, one of Germany´s most outstanding movie makers.
For this festival, stage designer Volker Hintermeier created a large construction of a (more…)
The rock band KoRn, formed in 1993, is considered to be one of the co-founders of nu metal. The band, who has its origins in Bakersfield, California, is on tour all across Europe with their new Album „Path of Totality“ since the beginning of August 2012. These are the tour dates:
03.08.12 Russia, Veselovka
05.08.12 Bulgaria, Burgas
08.08.12 Slovenia, Tolmin
09.08.12 Hungary, Budapest
11.08.12 Germany, (more…)
Die Toten Hosen celebrated a terrific comeback after a long break. The Nova Rock festival was one of their stops, where they finished the second day as headliner. Andi, Breiti, Campino, Kuddel and Vom presented their new album “Ballast der Republik”
The Düsseldorf pop-influenced punk rockers celebrated their 30th band anniversary with a combination of their “Best of” and songs (more…)
On July 21st, 2012 21.000 techno fans danced at the third Berlin Summer Rave 2012 to techno beats of well known DJs like Marusha and Westbam. The Summer Rave has become an integral part of the Berlin summer party calendar. It is now one of the largest indoor-raves around the world and enjoys international recognition. It was spread out over three hangars and two dance floors with different styles of current electronic music. Nearly 50 artists (more…)
On June 29th, 2012, it was time again for WFF! Every first weekend of July, the airfield at Roitzschjora Löbnitz (north of Leipzig) turns into a festival site for metal, hardcore and punk music for three days.
The whole With Full Force Festival 2012 was a festival of extremes. Oppressive heat and violent storm. Excessive partying and close to a disaster. Loud and heavy and brightly coloured. One year before the “With Full Force Summer Open Air” (more…)
Black Box Music has over 500 moving lights in stock. We have an overview for you of our current range of moving lights and LED screens and the latest are presented with a photo:
The MAC Aura is the first compact LED moving head wash light with zoom that offers never-before-seen, eye-candy aura effects yet also functions as a highly capable single-lens wash with fully pre-mixed color. A ground-breaking optical system combines multicolor LEDs with backlight aura color mixing to produce a visual palette for truly unique lighting designs.
The MAC 101 (more…)
On July 8th, 2012 the Arena Berlin was quickly transformed into a disco-temple. The currently most successful DJ and producer in the world came to Germany for two exclusive shows and made a stop in Berlin to present his new album “Nothing but the Beat” to the audience.
The almost 2.5 hours of non-stop live mixed music and an outstanding laser show proved that Guetta not only addresses the auditive experience of the audience – he also offers a broad repertoire of LED and laser effects.
Black Box Music equipped this concert with the sound of L-Acoustics V-DOSC and dV-DOSC (more…)
This year, H. P. Baxxter, Rick J. Jordan und Michael Simon aka “Scooter” continued their recent success from the last tour. The new tour, consisting of 12 concerts total, also included some arena shows. On April 6th, 2012 the tour had it’s showdown at the o2 World in Berlin after gigs in Essen, Saarbrücken, Frankfurt and other cities. Scooter presented their new album “The Big Mash Up” and thrilled (more…)
The Süddeutsche Zeitung reported about the Rammstein tour in Canada and the United States. Among other things, they interviewed Thilo Goos, the managing director of Black Box Music:
“That, my dear, is one of the biggest stages, which are currently on the road. 24 meters wide, 15 meters high, a pure steel construction. 100 speakers and plenty of light are here to be hung at the roof of the hall , the crew pulls up 50 tons of equipment on 120 engines. The facility has 380 000 watts. It must peening. (more…)
On June 21st, 2012 there was a reception at the “Stadtbad Prenzlauer Berg”, where the new restoration and renovation plans were presented by the architectural company.
At the beginning of the event, the former swimming pool was filled with CO2 chilled fog. The “Sharon Brown & Band” played after the presentation by Britt Eckelmann, the project manager of the architectural company. DJ Vossi had the honor and invited the audience to dance the whole night. (more…)