Alan is just back from another successful Nova Rock in Nickelsdorf, Austria. Alan was in his usual roles as daytime Technical Production Manager and Head of Audio. This year we only took care of the main stage as the 2nd stage went to a different supplier. Headliners included The Cure, Smashing Pumpkins, Slipknot, Die Totted … Read more
Alan has just returned from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where he was working on the launch of the Dakar Rally which moves to Saudi Arabia from 2020 for a 5 year period. Alan was the Technical Director on this and also acted as stage manager during the launch. The Launch was broadcast live on Alamiya TV … Read more
Alan is delighted to be returning to San Polten, Austria for Frequency Festival 2019. The festival runs from August 14 to 17 and see approx 55,000 attendees. Alan has been working with this festival since 2011.
Alan has just finished Level 1 of the Nexo ETC training at the Lir Theatre in Dublin. This was a 2 day training course covering Sound system fundamental theory, Nexo NS1 prediction software, Dante and a practical section where we flew a small array. The course was very informative and extremely well explained. Looking forward … Read more
February is a little slower finally and in between the various corporate events in Ireland, Alan has been using the free time to catch up on all the required safety training. Alan has just completed a Safe Pass course and Manual handling course. Both are very important for Health and Safety within the event industry. … Read more
Alan is delighted to be confirmed as Technical Production Manager and Audio Systems Tech once again for Nova Rock Blue (Main) stage 2019 at Nickelsdorf in Austria. The festival happens From June 13 to 16 incl. and has some 85,000 attendees. This is Alan’s 9th year working with the festival.
After 2018, which was Solitaires busiest year to date, January didn’t slow down. The Christmas break was short and felt like a distant memory by the end of January. January was a very busy month in the corporate event world in Ireland. Alan supplied sound mixing for live and web casting to Avcom and Pearl … Read more
Alan has just returned from Saudi Arabia where he was working with Martin Speight (Creative Director, Merlin Productions), ABG and JK58 for the KSA National Day Celebration performance in Jeddah. Alan was Technical Director for the project which included a massive 38m x 17m central screen with 2 huge Imag side screens, large sound system, and … Read more
This week Alan was back in Dublin working on the Meeting Of Families in the RDS Dublin.
Alan has just returned from working as Technical Production Manager and Audio system designer and system tech for Frequency Festival 2018. Headliners this year were Gorillaz, Macklemore, Kygo and Imagine Dragons. This is Alan’s 8th year working on the festival.