Parnelli Awards Announce NextGen Nominees

December 12, 2019

For the 19th Annual Parnelli Awards, the Board of Advisors decided to add an award – The Parnelli NextGen. “We set out to feature individuals in the live event business, who while they haven’t been in the industry more than half their life, have already made a mark,” explains PLSN Editor Nook Schoenfeld. “These nominees […]


John Waite to Host 19th Annual Parnelli Awards

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October 2, 2019

Through the Babys, Bad English, and his Extensive Solo Success, His Prodigious Career Has Included Touring the World The Parnelli Awards Board of Advisors announces that prolific songwriter and one of rock’s greatest singers, John Waite, will be the host for the 19th Annual Parnelli Awards held at the Hilton Anaheim on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Waite […]


Early Parnelli Sponsors Have 2020 Vision

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July 22, 2019

LAS VEGAS – The team at Timeless Communications is already busy planning the next Parnelli Awards, set for Jan. 17, 2020 at the Anaheim Hilton during Winter NAMM. You know who else is planning for it? An impressive, growing number of forward-thinking companies with a keen eye to the future who have already committed to […]


Karrie Keyes to Receive Parnelli Audio Innovator Award

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July 1, 2019

LAS VEGAS – The Parnelli Board of Advisors has announced that Karrie Keyes, longtime monitor engineer for Pearl Jam and co-founder of SoundGirls, a nonprofit dedicated to the empowerment of the next generation of women in audio, will receive the Parnelli Audio Innovator Award at the 19th annual ceremony on Jan. 17, 2020. “Karrie has […]


Bandit Lite’s Michael T. Strickland to Receive Parnelli Visionary Award

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June 24, 2019

LAS VEGAS – The Parnelli Board of Advisors has announced that Michael T. Strickland will receive the Parnelli Visionary Award at the 19th annual ceremony on Jan. 17, 2020. Getting his start with “borrowed” gear as a 12-year-old, Strickland’s company now has more than 400 employees based in multiple locations in the U.S., Europe and […]


Mark “Springo” Spring to Receive Parnelli Lifetime Achievement Honor

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May 13, 2019

LAS VEGAS – The Parnelli Board of Advisors announced that Mark “Springo” Spring, production manager for Paul McCartney and other top artists, will receive the Parnelli Lifetime Achievement Award. The 19th annual Parnelli Awards ceremony returns to the Hilton in Anaheim, CA on Jan. 17, 2020, during Winter NAMM. “Springo’s name has come up again […]


Parnelli Lifetime Honoree Gerry Stickells’ Passing Noted in NYT

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April 6, 2019

In March we lost one of industry’s legends, 2007 Parnelli Awards Lifetime Honoree Gerry Stickells. Gerry was one of the pillars of rock and roll touring. He started out with working with Jimi Hendrix before making Queen an international touring band before that was even a thing. The New York Times wrote a nice piece […]


18th Annual Parnelli Awards – Recap Video

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March 9, 2019

Enjoy this video recap from the 18th Annual Parnelli Awards!


18th Annual Parnelli Awards Featured Laughs, Emotions, and Winners

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February 7, 2019

by Kevin M. Mitchell On Jan. 25, 2019, the 18th annual Parnelli Awards ceremony took place, returning to the Anaheim Hilton during the NAMM exhibition. Along with the three awards for career achievement honoring production manager Chris Adamson (Lifetime Achievement Award), staging innovator Yvan Miron (Visionary Award) and audio genius Brock Adamson (Audio Innovator Award), […]


Photo Galleries Now Online

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January 31, 2019

View photos from the 18th Annual Parnelli Awards!