Parnelli’s First 20 Years: Looking Back At Number One

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November 24, 2020

We at Parnelli HQ are taking advantage of this “gap year” for the Parnelli Awards, and sifting through 20 years of live event industry memories. This is in preparation for our big January issues of PLSN and FOH magazines where we celebrate it all in all it’s glory in a special 12-page section. We have […]


Sponsors Join to Support Parnelli “Special Section”

November 11, 2020

In lieu of being able to meet in person at NAMM in January and celebrate the live event industry’s most revered award show, the Parnelli Awards, PLSN and FOH magazines announce a special section looking back at the Parnelli’s last 20 years. The 12-page section will appear in both PLSN and FOH magazines. “We are […]


Jan. 2021 Parnelli Event Postponed to 2022

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August 10, 2020

LAS VEGAS – With great regret but a sense of the inevitable, Parnelli Awards executive producer Terry Lowe announced Aug. 10 that the Parnelli Awards, which had been set for Jan. 22 during the NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA, has been cancelled. “We’ve been concerned about the logistics and the safety of everyone involved for […]


If There Ever Was a Time to Contact Your Congressperson, the Time is Now!

June 25, 2020

WASHINGTON DC – The Senate and House have introduced the Prioritized Paycheck Protection Program (P4) Act. This bill will emphasize funding to the arts and entertainment sector of the economy, among others. The bill authorizes new lending under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to small businesses with 100 employees or less, including sole proprietorships and […]


Debi Moen Joins Parnelli Board of Advisors

May 15, 2020

LAS VEGAS – Longtime PLSN writer and columnist Debi Moen has joined the Parnelli Board of Advisors. She is an Austin, TX-based journalist with deep roots in the live event world. “Since 2011, Debi has been a key to the success of PLSN,” says Terry Lowe, Parnelli Awards executive producer and publisher of PLSN and […]


Joey Gallagher Joins the Parnelli Board of Advisors

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April 17, 2020

LAS VEGAS – The Parnelli Board of Advisors announced that Joey Gallagher of Gallagher Staging has accepted a call to join the board. “Joey grew up in the business, and is extremely knowledgeable and experienced,” said Parnelli Awards executive producer and PLSN/FOH publisher Terry Lowe. “He’s respected by all, and his input and efforts to […]


Karrie Keyes Joins Parnelli Board of Advisors

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March 26, 2020

LAS VEGAS – Karrie Keyes, who received the Audio Innovator honor at the Parnelli Awards in January, has joined the Parnelli board of advisors. Keyes is longtime monitor engineer for Pearl Jam and Eddie Vedder’s solo work and co-founder of “We’re grateful that Karrie has joined the board,” says Terry Lowe, Parnelli Awards executive […]


Shaun Clair Joins Parnelli Board of Advisors

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March 17, 2020

LAS VEGAS – Shaun Clair, third generation member of the Clair audio family, has joined the Parnelli board of advisors. At 36, he is the Parnelli board’s youngest member. Shaun is the son of Troy Clair, Clair Global CEO, and the grandson of the late Gene Clair. Gene, with brother Roy, founded Clair Brothers in […]


Danny O’Bryen Joins Parnelli Board of Advisors

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March 6, 2020

LAS VEGAS – Concert video pioneer and 2016 Parnelli Visionary honoree Danny O’Bryen has joined the Parnelli Board of Advisors. The Board advises and consults on Parnelli-related business, including who receives future lifetime achievement awards. “I am delighted that Danny is joining our board,” says Parnelli Board Chairman Marshall Bissett, of the Screenworks co-founder and […]


NAMM Oral History Project Shines Light on Parnelli Awards Honorees

February 24, 2020

ANAHEIM, CA – NAMM’s Oral History Project, led for 20 years by association historian Dan Del Fiorentino, passed the 3,000 interview mark in 2016 and earlier this year added PLSN publisher and Parnelli Awards executive producer Terry Lowe to the list. NAMM is now also including Parnelli Awards career achievers in its lens, including Mark […]