In January 2013, the 10th anniversary of the „Premium“ fashion fair was celebrated with a festive dinner hosted by celebrity chef Markus Semmler, followed by a big party with live acts such as „The Cuban Brothers“. The „Premium“ fashion fair is one of the trendiest and most diverse fashion events, where international trends are being presented. Anita and Norbert Tilmann, who initiated the „Premium“, succeeded in assuring Berlin´s status as internationally accepted fashion capital with their fashion fair, as the „Premium“ is meanwhile a permanent feature of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Berlin. In order to celebrate the 10th anniversary appropriately, there was no better location then the one, where it all started in 2003. In the spectacular atmosphere of the subway tunnel below Potsdamer Platz, right in the center of Berlin, 2500 guests were invited to celebrate.
Black Box Music provided the sound and lighting technology for the dinner, the party and the bar area. Among others, the following equipment was being used: L-Acoustics ARCS-II, L-Acoustics SB-28, L-Acoustics 12XT, L-Acoustics 112XT, L-Acoustics 8XT, L-Acoustics 108P, L-Acoustics LA-RAK, Digital monitoring desk Digidesign Venue SC48, Digital monitoring desk Yamaha LS-9/32, UHF- Sennheiser 2000 Series, UHF – Shure UR Series, complete DJ technology, ARRI Junior 300 Plus, ARRI Junior 650 Plus, ARRI True Blue T1, ARRI Studio 2000 P.O., ARRI MiniCyc, MA Digital-Dimmer, Litecraft MiniPAR AT-3, Expolite PAR RGB Pro, ELP-60, VARI*LITE VL3000 Spot, Clay Paky Alpha Spot QWO 800 ST, Martin MAC 700 Profile, Martin MAC Aura, GLP Impression 120 RZ, Strobe SGM X-5 LED, Striplite STP-10 MKII, MA GrandMA 2 Fullsize, MA Lightcommander.
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Event Rookie reports about Black Box Music on the SEEED Tour:
„Just as for the recent tours of Seeed and Peter Fox, Black Box Music got the contract to provide the equipment for this tour. BBM provided the sound, light and stage technology and transported the equipment on company trucks. “
(Event Rookie “Big B in M” from magazine #1 2013)
Paddy Kelly went on tour with his siblings Patricia, Kathy, Paul and Joey Kelly to tell us a “musical Christmas tale”, which begins with The Nativity of Jesus and ends nowadays.
The Kelly Family was visiting 12 German cities in Dezember 2012 with their program under the titel “Stille Nacht – Eine musikalische Weihnachtsgeschichte für die ganze Familie” (silent night – a musical Christmas tale for the whole family). The tour started on 12 Dezember 2012 at EWE Arena in (more…)
The band announced a large-scale tour in fall 2012, named after their 4th studio album: “Himmel auf” (open the sky). They played shows in 16 cities in Germany and Switzerland.
On 08 Dezember 2012 they were performing at the O2 World in Berlin, playing a (more…)
On 28 November 2012, three companies have been awarded with the „Pankower Ausbildungspreis“ (Award for professional education) at the town hall in Pankow. Borough mayor Matthias Köhne and Christine Keil, councilwoman and patroness of the „Ausbildungsoffensive Pankow“, were honoring companies with this award. It´s the third time that companies were being awarded for their particular dedication regarding professional education of adolescents. (more…)
„Rock’n’Roll will never die“ – because those are the new talents!
Europe´s best new rock bands in one night: selected out of 252 candidacies by an international jury, the 8 finalists were competing for the titel. The live event took place on 24 November 2012. Silke Super (Radio Eins) was hosting the show and NINA HAGEN, the legendary mother of punk rock, was performing as top act and played a fulminant concert at the end of the night. EUROCK MARATHON was the starting shot for a Europe-wide Rock’n’Roll family movement to which the entire city was invited. The EUROCK Marathon took place for 3 hours at Postbahnhof at Ostbahnhof – live rock music with top act and award ceremony. The audience decided together with the jury members Peter Radszuhn (Radio Eins), Ralf Goldkind (music producer, musician) and Norbert Döpp (BerlinKonzerte), which band should be awarded.
Black Box Music contributed to this event by sponsoring the awards for the bands.
Those were this year´s award winners:
1. prize: SINGLETON from Ukraine
2. prize: KIRMIZI from Turkey
3. prize: THE BANDITI from Italy
Photos: © Grit Siwonia
Several years of steadily growing success of Silbermond, again and again the band returns to Berlin to perfect their stage show rehearsals at BBM.
Beth Ditto and the band members Brace Paine and Hannah Blilie played in front of 5000 people on 18 November 2012 at Velodrom in Berlin and the concert was a huge success.
The highlight of the night was the moment, when the singer didn´t play the encore on stage but disappeared in the crowd, singing an endless version of the song „Heavy Cross“. At the end of the night, she was standing at the monitoring desk, singing „We are the champions“, surrounded (more…)
Max Raabe and his „Palast Orchester“ are touring the world since February 2011 with the show „Küssen kann man nicht alleine“ (you can´t kiss alone). The culmination of the current tour was the show on 27 November 2012 in Offenburg. In between, Max Raabe played 14 concerts at Admiralspalast Berlin from 22 October 2012 till 4 November 2012.
Max Raabe is an internationally well known singer from Germany, who founded the „Palast Orchester“ already in 1986 (more…)
After great and unique events in 2011 with Mando Diao, Kasabian, Einstürzende Neubauten, Hercules & Love Affair, Polarkreis 18, Bonaparte, K.I.Z., the concert series Berlin Live was presenting this year´s concerts.
Berlin Live is a concert series also recorded for television which shows the large variety of Berlin´s international music scene. Berlin is energetic, diverse and attracts many artists. A creative music scene has evolved here, which is permanently (more…)