Guitarist Adrian Belew to Host Parnelli Awards; Nominations Continue to Roll In

August 8, 2016

LAS VEGAS — The Parnelli Awards Board of Advisors announced that Grammy nominated composer/guitarist Adrian Belew will host the 2016 Parnelli Awards. The event is set for the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 22, just two days after the Parnelli Golf Tournament on Oct. 20.

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More than 30 Sponsors Step Up to Support 2016 Parnelli Awards, Golf Tournament

July 18, 2016

LAS VEGAS — October may still seem like a long time away, but the planning for the 2016 Parnelli Awards is already revving into high gear, with the first round of voting for regional Hometown Hero companies already underway and nominations for the other Parnelli Awards categories less than two weeks away. As in years past, the live event industry is stepping up to support the 2016 Parnelli Awards gala (Oct. 22) and golf tournament (Oct. 20) in a big way, with more than 30 sponsors announced by mid-July.

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Nominations Open for 2016 Indispensable Technology “IT” Awards

June 20, 2016

LAS VEGAS — For the seventh time, PLSN and FRONT of HOUSE readers will have the opportunity to nominate lighting, staging, video and audio technologies worthy of an Indispensable Technology “IT” Award. The awards competition recognizes technologies that have advanced the state of the art in each of those categories within the previous year. The recognition process starts with nominations from readers of each magazine. Top nominated products make it onto the Parnelli Awards ballot for a final vote.

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Nominations Underway for Parnelli Hometown Hero Awards: Lighting

June 1, 2016

LAS VEGAS — Each year, PLSN honors regional lighting companies with our Hometown Hero awards. These awards honor the best small companies in six regions across North America: the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Northwest, Southwest and Canada. PLSN readers — the people who actually work with these companies — get to decide who’s really the best. We are looking for your ideas on the best regional lighting production company in the U.S. and Canada. Let us know your faves (and, yes, you can nominate your own company).

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Nominations Underway for Parnelli Hometown Hero Awards: Sound

June 1, 2016

LAS VEGAS — Each year, FRONT of HOUSE honors regional sound companies with our Hometown Hero awards. These awards honor the best small companies in six regions across North America: the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Northwest, Southwest and Canada. FRONT of HOUSE readers — the people who actually work with these companies — get to decide who’s really the best. We are looking for your ideas on the best regional sound production company in the U.S. and Canada. Let us know your faves (and, yes, youcan nominate your own company).

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Greg Mackie to Receive Parnelli Audio Innovator Honor at Oct. 22 Awards Ceremony

May 24, 2016

LAS VEGAS — The Parnelli Board of Advisors will honor Greg Mackie, whose groundbreaking work redefined audio mixing, with the 2016 Parnelli Audio Innovator award at this year’s ceremony, which is set for Oct. 22, 2016. Note: FRONT of HOUSE inadvertently ran “November 22” instead of “October 22” in the current May issue, page 47. The correct date is Saturday, Oct. 22. FOH regrets the error —ed.

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Danny O’Bryen to Receive ParnelliVisionary Award at Oct. 22 Ceremony

May 23, 2016

LAS VEGAS — The Parnelli Board of Advisors announced that Danny O’Bryen, a concert touring video pioneer who co-founded Screenworks, will receive this year’s Visionary award at the annual ceremony, which is set for Oct. 22, 2016.Note: PLSN inadvertently ran “November 22” instead of “October 22” in the current May issue, page 60. The correct date is Saturday, Oct. 22. PLSN regrets the error -ed.)

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Tour Manager Richard Fernandez to Receive 2016 Parnelli Lifetime Achievement Award

April 19, 2016

LAS VEGAS — The Parnelli Board of Advisors has announced that Richard Fernandez will be honored with the 2016 Parnelli Lifetime Achievement Award. During an enviable 40-plus year career in the live entertainment business, Fernandez served as tour manager for the Faces, the Eagles, Bob Dylan, the New Barbarians, Frank Zappa, Crosby Stills & Nash and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers among others, traveling around the world and back scores of times.

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