[EVENT RECAP] Setting the Stage for the 2017 Ultra Music Festival

It wasn’t voted the “best musical festival in the world” by DJ magazine for nothing.

Ultra Music Festival continues its reign as one of the premier electronic music events of the year with a staggering 165,000 fans and 14.1 million live streamers as proof of the event’s wild success. The UMF experience grows to groundbreaking heights each year, and its 19th edition was a whirlwind of larger-than-life production, a world-class lineup of EDM’s biggest performers, and eight stages of heart-pumping rhythms.

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[EVENT RECAP] Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival

Mountain Productions is extremely proud to have provided staging, equipment and ancillary structures for the 2017 Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival in Florida this past weekend. Over 30,000 fans flocked to Florida to enjoy five stages, hosting EDM, hip-hop, and rock’s biggest names along with interactive art exhibits, seminars, yoga sessions, clothing and jewelry vendors, food trucks and more.

The Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival is becoming an undeniable presence in the national music festival circuit, as fans pledge their loyalty to the safe, friendly, dynamic and, most importantly, fun environment that Okeechobee creates. The diverse and energetic crowd represented an increasingly popular festival culture built upon social action, creativity, and a sense of community.

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[EVENT RECAP] Counting Crows at Hard Rock Stadium, Dolphins Cancer Challenge

The Mountain team was proud to have been involved in the 2017 Dolphins Cancer Challenge this past weekend in Miami, FL. The annual DCC hosts a handful of events, including a variety of cycling routes and races, a 5k run/walk, golf tournament, and interactive exhibits for family fun. The goal of the DCC is to fight cancer and raise money for the financial support of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami. This amazing event donates 100% of participant-raised funds towards this cause. To learn more about the Dolphins Cancer Challenge’s mission and cause visit: (http://dolphinscancerchallenge.com/)

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[EVENT RECAP] Ford’s Toughest Tailgate Challenge at Super Bowl Live, Houston, TX

The Super Bowl is more than just one of the biggest sporting events of the year. The NFL creates an entire experience for diehard fans each season leading up to the Big Game, and this year Houston hosted a nine-day massive fan festival with live music, interactive exhibits, and a ton of games for adults and children alike with the NFL Experience. Mountain Productions proudly provided the structure for Ford’s exhibit at Super Bowl Live which involved suspending two Ford Super Duty F250 trucks that represented an enormous goalpost.

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Our 2016 Annual Recap: A year of growth, innovation, and new horizons

This past year has been full of change and memorable moments throughout the world. One of our proudest moments in 2016 was when we took home the 2016 Parnelli Award for Staging Company of the Year thanks to the entire Mountain Productions team, who worked harder than ever this past year.

As we approach the New Year, it’s hard not to get a bit nostalgic and remember all of the challenges, successes and memories of 2016. Take a trip back through the last 365 days with us as we recap some of the biggest moments of Mountain Productions’ 2016.

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[EVENT RECAPS] Mountain Productions’ New Year’s Eve Projects & Celebrations

We couldn’t decide where to celebrate the beginning of the New Year, so we traveled all over the country! Mountain Productions provided staging and event production services to five major New Year’s Eve shows, including Pitbull’s New Year Revolution in Miami and the iconic Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve in Times Square. We are proud that our world-class systems were on display to millions of viewers on major networks across the world.

Read on to check out the projects we were busy with during the last few days of 2016.

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[EVENT RECAP] NBA Opening Night in Cleveland, OH – SL-320 Mobile Stage

Mountain Productions kicked off the opening night of the NBA season in Cleveland, Ohio by providing staging for the “NBA on TNT Road Show” outside of the Cavalier’s Quicken Loans Arena. The event was the launch of Turner Sports’ interactive road show sponsored by American Express and featured TNT’s Inside the NBA studio team providing pre-game, halftime, and post-game coverage on-site along with a musical performance by Grammy-nominated rapper, Wiz Khalifa. Interactive experiences setup for fans completed this event including TNT Personality Themed Events, the On-Court Hoops Experience, “Singer Slam” Studio, and much more.

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LDI 2016: Our Weekend in Vegas

What do thousands of entertainment production experts, Tom Petty and a former Las Vegas mayor have in common?

They all met at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the foremost production conference and trade show in the nation – LDI 2016. With more than 400 of the world’s top manufacturers, distributors and suppliers of professional products and services for the production and live entertainment industry on display, Mountain Productions, the leading staging and rigging company across North America, was in attendance to catch up with old colleagues and demonstrate to our new friends the many ways we can help make their production a success.

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Unique Solutions to Fashion Show Production

Fashion shows are the epitome of glitz and glamour, and the fashion entities hosting the event have an elevated focus on aesthetics in every aspect: the models, the production, and the structure(s) itself. Providing staging for these shows requires unique solutions that may not be common in outdoor festivals and concerts. Mountain Productions has staged many fashion shows throughout its history, and we’ve learned the dynamic nature of these high-profile events firsthand. Many of the fashion shows we have provided staging for required elements that are unique to this industry—take a look at some of the fashion events we’ve been a part of in the past, and our unique solutions to each event’s production.

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[EVENT RECAP] 500+ Shows at Musikfest 2016

Most festivals can’t boast a 900,000 attendance with over 500 shows taking place for 10 days. The Pennsylvania based Musikfest has these numbers under its belt, and the festival hosted by Artsquest continues to grow each year. Located in Bethlehem, roughly an hour and a half away from Mountain Productions’ premises, Musikfest takes place by the iconic Steel Stacks of Bethlehem, and has multiple stages hosting local and nationally recognized musical talent. In addition to great music, Musikfest hosts a variety of food vendors, art, and fun activities for the whole family. Musikfest offers both free and ticketed shows, which attracts huge crowds every day of the festival. This year, Mountain Productions’ main stage at Musikfest hosted Sabrina Carpenter, Lady Antebellum, and The Avett Brothers, while our side stages saw hundreds of acts take the spotlight each day and night.

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