MB Transporter Magazin 04_2013 Mercedes-Benz Transport reports about Black Box Music at the Cro Tour: „They´re bringing Rock’n‘Roll into town: the event technicians from Black Box Music develop concepts for tours and events and provide the equipment for those. (…) „Our fleet includes eleven long-distance trucks, two 12-tonners and several transporters, all by Mercedes-Benz“, says Thilo „Baby“ Goos.“ (Mercedes-Benz Transport „Easy“ on tour“ 04/2013 issue)
FK Artikelbild Fritz Kalkbrenner started his tour on 7 March 2013. He combines a variety of genres, his tracks sound a little bit melancholic and warm with a hint of pop, but always cool and smooth. Kalkbrenner is promoting his new album „Sick Travellin‘“, released October 2012, with more than 30 shows on his tour across Europe and Asia. During his 3-hour gig, he creates a fantastic atmosphere, a night you´ll always remember. On 28 March 2013, Fritz Kalkbrenner is playing a sold-out show at Batschkapp (more…)
IAmJonny Artikelbild On 7 April 2013, a special benefit concert will take place. Musicians of any genre, who want to make a difference are invited to perform under the motto: I am Jonny – voices for our brother. Jonny K. was the victim of a violent crime at Alexanderplatz for helping his friend. Due to his civil courage, he lost his life. 7 April 2013 would have been his 21st birthday. The registered society „I Am Jonny e.V.“ is dedicated to inform the public, especially children and adolescents, about peaceful coexistence, civil courage and respect. Black Box Music and many other companies such as Admiralspalast, PSD Bank Berlin, MCM, Lindt and Estée Lauder are sponsoring this special event to set an example as well. The proceeds of this event will be used to support effective and sustainable initiatives and projects for adolescents, to sponsor a memorial plaque at Alexanderplatz and to support the formation of the foundation. LINEUP: SEEED VOCALISTS, BLUE MAN GROUP, GLASPERLENSPIEL, MIC DONET, ANDREAS BOURANI, ELIF, KASES SKY, JESSICA JEAN, ADESSE, B-TIGHT PLAYAZ, OK KID, BLUMIO, JOCELYN B. SMITH, FERDINAND RENNIE, PETER FREUDENTHALER, GÜNTER LAMPRECHT, RAPHAEL HILLEBRAND & RUBBER LEGZ, TEAM RECYCLED, SURPASSING SKILLZ, CENTRE TALMA. Where: Admiralspalast – Friedrichstrasse 101 – 10117 Berlin When: 07.04.2013 | Um: 18:00 Tickets here
Event Rookie #2 Event Rookie reports about Black Box Music at the “Toten Hosen” Tour: „Regarding the requirements of such a tour, for Black Box Music it goes without saying to invest in new equipment according to the light designer´s requests.“ (Event Rookie “Die Krachmacher der Republik” from Magazine #2 2013)
Seeed Artikelbild The members of SEEED took a break for a couple of years to work on several solo projects, but now SEEED are back, with an impressive new album and a large-scale tour across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The band is internationally well known, famous for their energy and passion on stage. SEEED played sold-out shows on 8 and 9 December 2012 at the Max- Schmeling- Halle in Berlin, fascinating (more…)
Mia Artikelbild      Mieze (lead singer), Andy (guitar), Bob (bass) and Gunnar (drums) are the members of the band MIA. After a three-year hiatus they are back now, playing shows in 13 German cities on their „Tacheles“ tour. Each of MIA.´s shows is a unique experience and on 15 Dezember 2012 they played a show in Berlin. For 1 ½ hours, the audience was mesmerised by a mixture of punk and electronic music. Opening act for each of the 13 shows was the band Laing (second prize winner at BuViSoCo). Black Box Music provided the lighting and sound equipment für MIA.´s „Tacheles“ tour in cooperation with Audiosmith and Tigersound. (more…)
Nelly Artikelbild In September 2012 – six years after her last album – Nelly Furtado now releases her fifth studio album, named „The Spirit Indestructible“. The long-awaited European tour finally started in March 2013. Nelly Furtado is touring Italy, Switzerland and Slowenia and she is playing 5 shows in Germany. On Sunday, 3 March 2013, she performed in Berlin. After the performances of Celia Pelli, Dylan Murray and Noah Becker, Nelly Furtado entered the stage punctually at 8pm and excited the audience. The singer, who is of Portuguese – Canadian origin, has not lost her charm over the last years and delivered an excellent performance with a great voice. The audience was delighted by her natural attraction. The high-light of the show was the guest appearance of singer Ray Garvey, who performed the hit „All good things“ together with Nelly. Before the tour, Nelly Furtado rehearsed her show for 4 days at the BBM rehearsal studios and tested the stage set-up. BBM handled the complete trucking for the European tour and provided the following equipment: Digidesign Venue Profile, Digidesign Venue SC48, Tascam SS-CDR 200, Floor Monitor L-Acoustics 12XT, Subwoofer L-Acoustics SB-18, Controller amp rack L-Acoustics LA-RAK, Sennheiser wireless microfones , Sennheiser IEM, Motorola mobile radios, MA GrandMA 2 Fullsize, MA GrandMA 2 light, Martin MAC Aura, CLAY PAKY Alpha Spot QWO 800 ST, Sunstrips, LED Studio Single PAR Expolite PAR RGB Pro, Hazer JEM ZR 24/7, fan Martin AF-1, HOF ALUTEC Hoffork MLT350 and Chainmaster 500kg/D8+/24m. Photos: ©
PMA 3 PMA reports about Black Box Music on the Silbermond Tour: „The stage and light design of the current Silbermond tour „Wann geht der Himmel auf“ was the result of countless creative meetings.“ (PMA “Und auf einmal reißt der Himmel auf” from Magazine 3/2013)
Event Rookie #1 Event Rookie reports about Black Box Music at the Gossip Tour: „Black Box Music deserves a top grade for light and sound – the result is simply perfect and shows that there is no need for the next big thing or loads of new technology in order to produce a great show. You only need skilled people and creative ideas.“ (Event Rookie “Oldschool Soul in XXL” from magazine #1 2013)
Event Rookie #1 Event Rookie reports aboutBlack Box Music at the Silbermond Tour: „Wir sind wirklich sehr eingearbeitet und mit Black Box Music ist ein erfahrener Partner auch bezüglich der Vereinfachung von Prozessen dabei.“ (Event Rookie “In Arenen geht der Himmel auf” from Magazine #1 2013)