Every year, country music fans around the world gather in Nashville, Tennessee to attend the CMA Music Festival. Hosted by the Country Music Association, this four-day music festival is the oldest and largest of its kind. The CMA Fest first began in 1972 as Fan Fair® and today it remains the longest-running country music fest in the world.
Mountain Productions was back in Music City for the third year in a row to build up the ultimate country festival featuring Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Luke Bryan at the 2018 CMA Music Festival.
In January, we all wish we could be somewhere on a beach listening to our favorite music. Simon Franklyn, Mountain Productions’ Director of West Coast Operations, was doing just that while serving as an expert staging and rigging consultant for three major productions.
As two teams and one nation of NFL fans prepare for Super Bowl LII this Sunday in Minneapolis, MN, Mountain Productions is reflecting on the record-breaking temporary outdoor amphitheater they built to kick off the season at this year’s NFL Draft. In our new build recap video, the enormity of our work is shown in comparison to the 250,000 fans who attended this season’s outdoor NFL Draft in Philadelphia, PA.
Once again, Mountain Productions made the annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas for the live event and entertainment industry’s premier conference and tradeshow – LDI 2017.
Just off the Las Vegas strip, the LDI Conference and Tradeshow welcomed thousands of entertainment production professionals to the Las Vegas Convention Center from November 13th through November 19th.
Mountain Productions is helping DC’s oldest neighborhood shine this season by collaborating on an outdoor public light art installation for the 2017 Georgetown GLOW.
Running until January 7th, Georgetown GLOW invites visitors to re-imagine the season of light through outdoor public art. Mountain Productions was called upon by the Georgetown Business Improvement District to help bring French artist, Géraud Périole’s, “Open Lounge” to life.
Mountain Productions entered the luxury fashion arena, once again, building custom solutions for KadaN Productions for the Calvin Klein After-Party during New York Fashion Week 2017.
The Mountain Productions crew brought their expertise to New York City for the fashion event of the year – New York Fashion Week. This year, our event production expertise was utilized for the Calvin Klein After-Party. The CK After-Party was an all-night, red-drenched rave that attracted top models and pop culture icons, alike, coming together in the name of fashion and the world’s premier female DJs.
Lollapalooza (n.): 1. an extraordinary or unusual thing, person or event; an exceptional example or instance; 2. A large lollipop
Celebrating its 26th year of existence, Lollapalooza lived up to its name as the extraordinary, exceptional festival that brings in tens of thousands of the world’s most energetic and eclectic fans. The 2017 festival took over Chicago’s Grant Park from August 3rd through August 6th. As in previous years, the Mountain Productions crew was on site building the stages and structures that envied the Chicago skyline, itself.
Bringing along a member of the Leica Lino line of laser leveling devices is like bringing along another member of the team—one willing to lend a hand with some of the most frustrating tasks. We’ve decided to highlight a mere three of the endless ways in which a Leica Lino device can make your next project a breeze.
1. Accurate & Adaptable Alignment
When you’re on a construction or rigging site, an uneven platform or support structure could have devastating consequences to your accuracy, especially when your project is outdoors.