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21st Parnelli Awards Offer Surprises, Emotions, and Winners

Terry Lowe and Joe Lamond
April 16, 2023

Always full of surprises and the unexpected, the 21st Annual Parnelli Awards held on Friday started out with a big one: Outgoing NAMM CEO/President Joe Lamond was initiated in the Parnelli Hall of Fame with an award. “I would like to thank someone very special to us at the Parnelli Awards,” said PLSN & FOH […]


Sponsor Support for 21st Annual Parnelli Awards Climbs to Record Level

7 MichaelTStrickland and the BanditTeam
January 4, 2023

“We are overwhelmed by the support we’re receiving for our 21st annual show being held April 14th,” says Parnelli Awards Executive Producer and Co-Founder Terry Lowe. “Now that the live event industry is roaring back to life, the desire to be part of the gala that honors those behind the scenes is stronger than ever.” […]


Marty Garcia, Keny Whitright, Roy Lamb to Receive Lifetime Honors

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July 6, 2022

At the recent 20th Annual Parnelli Awards, Board of Advisors Chairman Marshall Bissett took to the podium to announce the 21st Annual Parnelli Award Honorees: Marty Garcia is the Audio Innovator Award honoree; Keny Whitright is the Visionary Award honoree; and Roy Lamb will be recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Here is a little […]


20th Annual Parnelli Awards Winners

The Three Parnelli Lifetime Achievement Honorees Sam Berkow David Bernstein and Peter Morse
June 6, 2022

“I am so inspired by the stories of the awardees!” “I love the memories this event conjures from my past.” “This was the best one yet.” It was indeed another magical night. The Parnelli Awards has completed its 20th show, and while it looked a little different from previous ones, it still drew a record […]


David Bernstein, Peter Morse and Sam Berkow to Receive Parnelli Honors for Career Achievement at 20th Annual Show

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July 19, 2021

LAS VEGAS – The Parnelli Board of Advisors has announced that this year’s Parnelli honorees for career achievement are David Bernstein of Rock-it Cargo (Lifetime Achievement Award); Peter Morse, who has provided innovative lighting designs for some of the biggest most successful tours in live music history (Visionary Award); and Sam Berkow, who invented the […]


Early Parnelli Sponsors Have 2020 Vision

FOH editor George Peterson and Alan Parsons take the stage
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 […]


Parnelli Lifetime Honoree Gerry Stickells’ Passing Noted in NYT

Gerry and Jimi
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 […]