Press Release

Archive 2012

by john Rodden | Dec 17, 2013
December 2012

Firehouse Productions Does Its Part With HARMAN’s JBL VTX Series Line Arrays and Crown Amplifiers for 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief
It was the most significant music event of the year: 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief, held at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 to benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund.
Firehouse Productions Rings In the Holiday Season at Z100’s Jingle Ball 2012 With HARMAN’s JBL Professional Loudspeakers and Crown Amplifiers
When New York contemporary hit radio station Z100 throws a holiday party, it pulls out all the stops—Z100’s Jingle Ball 2012 was held in Madison Square Garden and hosted performances by Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, One Direction, Ne-Yo, Jason Mraz, Cher Lloyd and others.
Audio and Architecture Integrate Seamlessly In Award-Winning James A. Michener Art Museum With HARMAN’s JBL Professional Loudspeakers and BSS Audio Components
The James A. Michener Art Museum recently completed the construction of the Putnam Pavilion, a 2,700-square-foot addition to the existing structure that is used for art exhibits, corporate and special events.
Andy Flint Joins HARMAN Professional Loudspeaker Group as Senior Manager, Portable PA Marketing for JBL Professional Products
HARMAN Professional has appointed Andy Flint to the position of Senior Manager, Portable PA Marketing, Loudspeaker Group.
New York City’s Legendary Birdland Soars to New Sonic Heights with HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers
New York City’s Birdland is one of the most legendary jazz clubs in the world, an intimate room where aficionados can enjoy the world’s greatest jazz artists in an up-close environment. Perhaps more than most venues, the sound system at Birdland is a vital part of the musical experience.
November 2012

HARMAN’s JBL Professional Launches VTX Field Evaluation Program for Auditioning VTX Line Array Systems
HARMAN’s JBL Professional today announced the launch of its VTX Field Evaluation Program, making a complete JBL VTX/Crown Audio VRack system available for sound contractors and potential clients to audition in the US.
HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays Rock the Crowd at Germany’s 20th Anniversary Arsch Huh Music Festival
The recent Arsch Huh music festival in Cologne, Germany was one of the largest of the year, with 85,000 people enjoying performances by more than 25 bands including BAP, Bläck Fööss, Brings, Tommy Engel and other notable German artists.
Sound Image Upgrades Audio System at Gibson Amphitheatre with V5 Presets for HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays
Delivering world-class audio to the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal City in California, Escondido, California-based Sound Image recently upgraded to Crown I-Tech HD power amplification and added the new V5 presets to the Amphitheatre’s HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line array system.
Firehouse Productions and HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays Help Global Citizen Festival Raise Poverty Awareness
The Black Keys, Foo Fighters, Neil Young and many others rocked out recently in New York City’s Central Park for the Global Citizen Festival, a free concert highlighting the effort to combat poverty around the world.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional All Weather Loudspeakers Are Ideal for Amusement Parks and Outdoor Attractions
Providing the perfect solution for amusement parks, theme parks and other outdoor applications, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is showcasing its All Weather AW and AWC (All Weather Compact) Series loudspeakers, designed to withstand the rigors of year-round outdoor use.
Music Inc. of Louisiana Installs HARMAN’s JBL EON510 Loudspeakers In Their Community’s New Disaster Relief
Mobile Kitchen

Music Inc. of Louisiana is a music store in Gonzales, Louisiana that offers a complete selection of instruments, gear and services, from guitars, amps and PA systems to music lessons and more.
Sound Image Outfits House of Blues Las Vegas With HARMAN’S JBL VTX Line Arrays
The House of Blues Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay hotel is one of Las Vegas’ premier concert venues—and it just upped the ante with the installation of HARMAN’s JBL VTX Series line array.
Busy Day for Premier Production & Sound Services and HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers Includes Sound Reinforcement for Voodoo Experience Festival and Other Regional Events
Premier Production & Sound Services, LLC (PSS) of Baton Rouge, Louisiana is one of the region’s biggest sound companies, and on October 25 the company proved it, providing HARMAN’s JBL, Crown, dbx and BSS audio gear for no less than 14 locations throughout the area.
HARMAN Professional launches program to help and inspire audio operators and performers
‘Fall into Big Savings’ launches nationwide in the US on November 1, 2012

HARMAN Professional today launched the Fall Into Big Savings rebate program that provides customers with compelling savings on a wide range of audio technologies in advance of the holiday buying season.
October 2012

Daktronics Provides Clemson Tigers With A Roaring New Sound System Featuring HARMAN JBL VLA Series Line Arrays
Frank Howard Field at Clemson Memorial Stadium is the home of the NCAA Clemson University Tigers and has hosted some of the biggest artists in pop music including the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, U2 and many others.
On Stage Audio and HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers are Clear Winners at Presidential Debates
Audio rental systems provider On Stage Audio has supplied JBL VRX Constant Curvature loudspeakers for use in all three presidential debates and the vice presidential debate.
Sound Image Turns to HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays for Indoor/Outdoor Audio System at LC Pavilion
Delivering world-class audio to one of the most unique live music venues in the United States, Escondido, California-based Sound Image recently upgraded the audio system at the Lifestyle Communities (LC) Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio with HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays.
Studio Berar Makes Lasting Impression at The Prodigy’s Warriors Dance Festival With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays and Soundcraft Vi6™ Digital Consoles
Studio Berar recently provided an extensive HARMAN audio system for The Prodigy’s Warriors Dance Festival at the Kalemegdan Fortress in Belgrade, Serbia.
PA Plus and HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays Bring Out the Best at the Canadian Country Music Awards
North York, Canada-based PA Plus recently provided HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays for the Canadian
Country Music Awards.
Firehouse Productions Deploys HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays For A Bigger And Better 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival
The 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival didn’t just repeat itself, it got bigger. For the second year in a row, New York-based Firehouse Productions deployed HARMAN’s JBL line arrays for the festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Are You Ready to Rock? Fillmore Silver Spring Gears Up With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays
When Live Nation opened the newest Fillmore venue in Silver Spring, Maryland, the company knew it had to have a sound system worthy of the Fillmore’s storied history and to meet this requirement, the Fillmore Silver Spring boasts a cutting-edge audio system that includes HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays, Crown Audio amplifiers and two Soundcraft mixing consoles.
HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays and Premier Sound Services Add Spice to New Orleans’ ESSENCE Music Festival
Launched in 1995 by ESSENCE magazine, the ESSENCE Music Festival is a New Orleans celebration of African-American music and culture that showcases a variety of classic and contemporary artists.
September 2012

Lenny Kravitz Always on the Run With HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays
When it comes to being particular about their sound, few artists are as demanding as Lenny Kravitz. The 4-time GRAMMY®-winning musician and songwriter might incorporate some retro gear into his guitar rigs and recording studios but for live sound, Kravitz wants the best today’s technology has to offer.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional VTX V25 Line Array Loudspeaker Wins 2012 PLASA Award for Innovation
HARMAN’s JBL Professional today announced that its VTX Series V25 fullsize line array loudspeaker is a 2012 PLASA Awards for Innovation winner.
Konsert Teknik Joins the Growing Ranks of HARMAN’s JBL VTX Customers
Joining the growing band of leading international PA companies that now have a HARMAN’s JBL VTX line array system as their frontline PA is Uppsala, Sweden-based Konsert Teknik.
Soularity Sound Upgrades To 5.1 With HARMAN’s JBL LSR4300 Series Studio Monitors
Providing cutting-edge post-production audio services for the thriving independent film industry in Austin, Texas, Korey Pereira, Owner and Lead Engineer of Soularity Sound, recently upgraded to 5.1 surround sound production capability with HARMAN’s JBL LSR4300 Series studio monitors.
Firehouse Productions and HARMAN’s JBL VTX Series Line Arrays Support Neil Diamond Tour to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Hot August Night
Continuing over five decades of worldwide success, selling more than 115 million records globally, American singer-songwriter Neil Diamond recently completed a successful tour with HARMAN’s JBL VTX Series line arrays, providing unprecedented clarity and power.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Supports Artists for Autism Benefit Concert
HARMAN’s JBL Professional recently supported the Artists for Autism benefit in Tarzana, California, providing a VRX PA system for the day-long event.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Showcases STX800 Series Portable Loudspeakers at PLASA 2012
At PLASA 2012, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is showing its STX800 Series portable loudspeakers, designed to bridge the gap between lighter-duty portable PA speakers and full-size tour sound systems.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Unveils CBT 200LA-1 Constant Directivity Column Loudspeaker
At PLASA 2012, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is introducing the CBT 200LA-1, the newest and tallest model in the popular CBT Series of constant directivity column loudspeakers.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Introduces AWC82 and AWC129 Compact All-Weather Loudspeakers at PLASA 2012
At PLASA 2012, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is introducing the AWC Series of compact, all-weather loudspeaker systems, bringing world-class sound quality and high sound level capability to today’s outdoor applications.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Control 25AV-LS Loudspeaker Receives EN 54 Part 24 Certification
HARMAN’s JBL Professional today announced that its popular Control 25AV-LS loudspeaker has been approved for EN 54 part 24 certification as part of HARMAN Professional’s ongoing program to ensure its products are compliant with European EN 54 standards.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Introduces VTX-LZ-K Laser Accessory Kit for Precision Alignment of VTX Series Line Arrays
At PLASA 2012, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is introducing the VTX-LZ-K Laser Accessory Kit, which facilitates the alignment of JBL VTX Series line array loudspeakers for optimum performance and audience coverage.
Lifting the Sound at Lakewood: HARMAN’s JBL VTX Loudspeakers and Crown I-Tech HD Amplifiers Highlight Overhaul of America’s Largest Church for Pastor Joel Osteen’s Sermons
Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, the largest “megachurch” in the United States, recently received a complete audio upgrade to its 16,800-seat facility. Working with Shawn Mullins and Joe Smart of Houston-based sound contractor Covenant Communications, the team designed and installed a HARMAN audio system featuring JBL’s new VTX Series line arrays and subwoofers along with Crown Audio I-Tech HD Series amplifiers and BSS Audio BLU-800 signal processors.
Altincizme Provides HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays and Soundcraft® Vi6 Console in Turkey for Efes Pilsen One Love Festival
Altincizme recently provided an extensive HARMAN audio system featuring JBL VERTEC® line arrays and a Soundcraft Vi6 front-of-house console for the One Love Festival in Istanbul, Turkey, produced by Pozitif Productions.
August 2012

HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays Support BMW China’s Olympic Festival For Nation’s Athletes
Filling the Bird’s Nest National Stadium in Beijing with fans, athletes, country representatives and musicians, BMW China held a festival to cheer on the Chinese Olympic Delegation before the 2012 games in London.
Flag Systems Expands Its Horizons With HARMAN’s JBL VTX Series Line Arrays
Flag Systems is a top southern California sound contractor that supplies systems for everything from major outdoor festivals to private corporate events and the Santa Ana-based company recently joined the growing list of sound providers who have added JBL’s new flagship VTX Series line array loudspeakers to their inventory.
Video Equipment Rentals Continues to Deliver World-Class Audio With Purchase of HARMAN’s JBL VTX Series Line Arrays
VER (Video Equipment Rentals), one of the largest AV/audio/broadcast equipment rental companies providing AV/tour solutions, recently added HARMAN’S JBL VTX Series line arrays to its world-class inventory of products for the rental, staging and broadcast industries. The purchase of VTX line arrays builds on VER’s existing inventory of JBL VERTEC® line array systems.
Studio Berar Relies on HARMAN’s JBL Professional VERTEC® Line Arrays and Soundcraft Digital Mixing Consoles For 13th EXIT Festival in Serbia
Serbian pro audio distributor, Studio Berar, has maintained its long-standing relationship with the EXIT Festival in the city of
Novi Sad, Serbia, equipping the three leading stages again this year with premium equipment from HARMAN’s JBL and
Soundcraft brands.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Goes Universal in Sri Lanka
The island of Sri Lanka is probably one of the last places one would expect to find global stars as diverse as Billy Ocean and Olivia Newton John performing—and local production company, Universal Sound fielding a top-spec HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line array system.
Audio-Video Corporation Outfits Atrium at Mount Saint Mary College With HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers
To accommodate a broad variety of events in the newly renovated atrium at Mount Saint Mary College, located in Newburgh, New York, Audio-Video Corporation of Albany installed a new sound system featuring HARMAN’s JBL CBT Series column loudspeakers and JBL Control® Contractor ceiling speakers.
Starlite Productions Provides a Complete HARMAN Audio System to Tropicana’s Boogie Nights Club, Debuting JBL’s New Marquis Dance Club Series Loudspeakers
Providing Atlantic City’s Tropicana Casino and Resort with a complete audio solution for its retro ‘70s and ‘80s Boogie Nights dance club, Moorestown, New Jersey-based Starlite Productions installed HARMAN’s JBL Marquis Dance Club Series loudspeakers, making it a premier night club that boasts high-fidelity sound quality.
The PA People Call on HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers to Deliver High-Impact Audio at Ausgrid Stadium
Ausgrid Stadium in Newcastle, Australia (formerly Energy Australia Stadium), home to the Newcastle Knights, has undergone a dramatic facelift with the redevelopment of its Western Grandstand.
Marshall University's Cam Henderson Center Gets In The Zone With HARMAN's BSS, CROWN and JBL Audio Components
Marshall University’s 9,100-seat Cam Henderson Center is the college’s primary indoor athletic facility. First opened in 1981, the Center was ready for a sound system installation upgrade, which was handled by Newtech Systems, Inc., a systems integrator with locations in Dunbar, West Virginia, Ashland, Kentucky and Lexington, Kentucky.
July 2012

V&P Sound Heats Up Lamb of God Concert In India With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays With V5 Presets
Rapidly gaining the reputation as the ‘Metal Capital of India,’ Bengaluru has hosted some of the world’s most popular bands, including Lamb of God’s second appearance in the country. A stunning sound and lighting system highlighted the performance, featuring HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays, loaded with V5 DSP presets.
HARMAN’S JBL Professional VTX Line Arrays Grace the Stage at Hove Festival
Oslo-based production company Frontlite recently supplied HARMAN’s JBL VTX line arrays for main stage coverage at one of Norway’s predominant annual summer music events, the Hove Festival. The event took place on the island of Tromøya, outside Arendal, and was promoted by Festival Republic.
Ready to Make History Again: Peltrix Installed HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays in Howard Theatre
Not long ago, the historic Howard Theatre in Washington, DC was slated for the wrecking ball. Built in 1910 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974, the Howard Theatre went from being a showcase for artists like Sarah Vaughn, Buddy Holly, Sammy Davis Jr., James Brown and Duke Ellington to its abandonment in 1980.
HARMAN Professional and the Producers & Engineers Wing® Of The Recording Academy® Host First “From Mic to Mix” Event With Nathaniel Kunkel at Conway Recording Studios
On June 27, HARMAN Professional and the Producers & Engineers Wing® of The Recording Academy® hosted their first-ever “From Mic to Mix” event at Los Angeles’ Conway Recording Studios.
Story Sound Powers Emporium Music Festival with HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays
Netherlands-based production company Story Sound BV recently deployed its new HARMAN’s JBL VTX line array system at the Emporium dance festival in the Dutch city of Nijmegen..
Firehouse Productions Uses HARMAN’s JBL CBT Series Loudspeakers For High- Quality, Visually Discreet Monitor Use onSurvivorandCelebrity Apprentice
Looking to provide contestants with professional-quality monitor coverage while maintaining a low visual profile on the sets of CBS’ Survivor and NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice reality television programs, Red Hook, New York-based Firehouse Productions relies on HARMAN’s JBL CBT Series column speakers.
June 2012

Firehouse Productions Provides HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays To Celebrate Another Spectacular Night For Broadway At The 66th Annual Tony Awards
“If only real life could be more like theater,” joked host Neil Patrick Harris as he opened the 66th annual Tony Awards at New York City’s historic Beacon Theater. In order to bring Broadway’s memories over the past year to life, Red Hook, NY-based Firehouse Productions relied on HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays and Crown amplifiers for the live sound reinforcement system.
Nathaniel Kunkel’s Studio Without Walls Delivers Award-Winning Projects with HARMAN’s JBL LSR Studio Monitors
Nathaniel Kunkel has a unique take on recording and mixing: instead of making the artist come to the recording studio, he can bring the studio to the artist. Kunkel’s Studio Without Walls is based on a transportable production system that allows him to capture performances and produce records wherever the artist feels most comfortable and creative.
Firehouse Productions Deploys HARMAN’s New JBL VTX Line Arrays and Crown Amplifiers for 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
In a historic event featuring many of the top names in rock and roll, Firehouse Productions supplied a live sound reinforcement system featuring HARMAN’s JBL VTX line arrays with Crown I-Tech HD amplification for the 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Introduces AWC82 and AWC129 Compact All-Weather Loudspeakers at InfoComm 2012
At InfoComm 2012, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is introducing the AWC Series of compact, all-weather loudspeaker systems, bringing world-class sound quality and high sound level capability to today’s outdoor applications.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Unveils CBT 200LA-1 Constant Directivity Column Loudspeaker
At InfoComm 2012, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is introducing the CBT 200LA-1, the newest and tallest model in the popular CBT Series of constant directivity column loudspeakers.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Control 25AV-LS Loudspeaker Receives EN 54 Part 24 Certification
HARMAN’s JBL Professional today announced that its popular Control 25AV-LS loudspeaker has received EN 54 part 24 certification as part of HARMAN Professional’s ongoing program to ensure its products are compliant with European EN 54 standards.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Responds to Design Trends With New Support Rails for 4-Foot Ceiling Tiles
In response to the growing popularity of 4x4-foot ceiling tiles in public buildings, HARMAN’s JBL Professional introduced the MTC-48TRx12 tile rail today at InfoComm 2012.
Delta Sound Lines the Thames with HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays for Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant
The 1,000-boat Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant along the River Thames in London, witnessed by millions of television viewers around the world on June 3, saw Delta Sound line the route from Putney Bridge to Tower Bridge and on down to Greenwich, with hangs of HARMAN’s JBL VTX line arrays.
PSX Worldwide Audio Visual Brings Life To Historic New Orleans’ Joy Theater With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays
To revitalize the historic, 65-year-old Joy Theater in New Orleans, PSX Worldwide Audio Visual recently installed a brand-new audio system featuring HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays.
HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers Take Flight at University of Rhode Island’s Swan Hall
Leading systems integration firm HB Communications recently upgraded the audio system at the University of Rhode Island’s Swan Hall with a variety of HARMAN’s JBL loudspeakers. Located in the heart of New England, the University of Rhode Island (URI) offers students a wide variety of educational opportunities and a choice of more than 80 different majors.
Story Sound Sets New HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays on Wide Tour of Duty
Netherlands-based production company Story Sound BV has upgraded its inventory and become an early investor in HARMAN’s JBL VTX line array series. The company, headed by Michael Story, has purchased 24 V25 line array elements and 26 S28 arrayable subwoofers, plus a variety of Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers.
Sound Media Concepts Provides HARMAN’s Soundcraft Si Compact 32 Digital Console and JBL Professional PRX Portable PA Loudspeakers at Calvary Apostolic Church
In order to accommodate the new sound requirements at Calvary Apostolic Church’s temporary facility in Hampden, Maine, Sound Media Concepts has deployed HARMAN’s Soundcraft Si Compact 32 and JBL Professional PRX portable PA loudspeakers for weekly Sunday services and Wednesday’s Bible study sessions.
Self-Powered Performers: Singer/Songwriter Matt Shockley and HARMAN’s JBL EON Portable Loudspeakers
Like many independent artists, singer/songwriter Matt Shockley embraces the “DIY” ethic, from writing and performing his engaging acoustic-guitar-driven songs to booking gigs, maintaining a website, (www.mattshockley.com), doing all his own promotion and marketing—and yes, even setting up the PA.
Hollywood Palladium Upgrades Its Audio System With HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays Running V5 DSP Presets
The Hollywood Palladium is one of the country’s most famous theaters. Located in the heart of Sunset Boulevard, the 4,000-capacity Art Deco landmark has hosted top artists since the 1940s and has been featured in numerous movies and TV shows.
May 2012

Polish PA Consortium Makes Major Commitment to HARMAN’s JBL VTX Line Arrays
HARMAN Professional’s Polish distributor, ESS Audio, has announced a major sale of a HARMAN JBL VTX line array system including Crown Audio VRacks to a consortium of PA companies in the Krakow region.
Australian Rock Legend Cold Chisel Benefits From HARMAN’s new JBL VERTEC® V5 Presets
After legendary Australian rock band Cold Chisel rapturously received industry accolades for best-of arena shows of last year, the band recently played at the Festival Hall in Melbourne where sound engineer Greg Rosman utilized the venue’s in-house HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line array system, installed by JPJ Audio.
Factor TC Revives Popular Tequila Club With HARMAN’s JBL VRX Constant Curvature Loudspeakers
The new Tequila Club at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sofia has become one of the new flagship destination venues in the Bulgarian capital. Situated beneath ground level in two separate areas, the bar / nightclub has independent lounges, and is aimed at the city’s affluent and VIP clientele, serving a variety of drinks and cocktails.
Thunder Audio Bolsters World-Class Inventory With HARMAN’S JBL Professional VTX Line Array Series
Michigan’s Thunder Audio is celebrating its 33rd year in business in 2012, having grown from its beginnings as a regional sound company in 1979 to its current status as a premier international live production and systems integration company.
HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays Highlight Audio System at the Paramount, Long Island’s Stunning New
Concert Venue

Long Island, New York has always been a hotbed of musical talent and now, Long Island boasts a new music venue—the Paramount, a striking 1,600-seat facility equipped with all the amenities to host major artists—including a HARMAN JBL VERTEC® powered line array system.
Philippines Audio Contractor Soundcheck on HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® V5 DSP Preset Tunings: “My Clients Are Noticing The Difference”
Soundcheck is one of the Philippines’ top audio contractors and has handled the live sound for artists including Rihanna, Chris Brown, Incubus, Beyoncé, Linkin Park, Christina Aguilera and many others. The company has used HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays since their introduction, in situations from indoor corporate events to outdoor shows for major international touring acts.
Ford AV and WJHW Collaborate on Powerful HARMAN Audio System for BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston
Founded in 2005, the Houston Dynamo is a professional soccer team that competes in Major League Soccer (MLS). After playing its first few seasons at the University of Houston's Robertson Stadium, the team needed a home of its own and will be moving to the newly completed BBVA Compass Stadium on May 12, 2012.
Total Events Scores With HARMAN’s JBL and Soundcraft® at Davis Cup
Total Events supplied a HARMAN audio system for background music, MC and umpires at the Geelong Lawn Tennis Club stands for the recent Davis Cup tennis tournament in Australia.
Western Carolina University Upgrades Ramsey Activity Center With HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers
Western Carolina University’s Liston B. Ramsey Regional Activity Center hosts the University’s basketball and volleyball teams as well as a variety of special events and concerts.
April 2012

MediaCom and DAT Provide Full HARMAN Upgrade To Luxury Radisson BLU Hotel In Tunisia
The five-star Radisson BLU Hotel, located in Tunisia, recently completed a full upgrade of their audio system to coincide with a comprehensive renovation.
Berlin’s Event Cinema Adds World-Class Audio System With HARMAN’s JBL ScreenArray® Cinema Loudspeakers
The Event Cinema in Berlin’s Sony Center at Potsdamer Platz recently upgraded its sound system with HARMAN’s JBL 5742 ScreenArray® 4-way cinema loudspeakers, effectively raising its standards for audio quality.
HARMAN’s JBL ScreenArray® Cinema Loudspeakers Create an Outstanding Experience at India’s Cinepolis
Ahmedabad Multiplex

HARMAN International India Pvt. Ltd. recently concluded a successful installation of HARMAN’s JBL ScreenArray® cinema loudspeakers at the Cinepolis multiplex in Ahmedabad, India.
Santa Monica’s Lotus Post Positions Itself for Success With HARMAN’s JBL LSR Series Studio Monitors And ScreenArray® Loudspeakers
Located in the heart of Santa Monica, California, Lotus Post offers a broad range of audio services for movies, TV and music recording. In its new 6,000-square-foot facility with six post-production studios and another in the works, Lotus Post relies on HARMAN’s JBL LSR Series studio monitors and ScreenArray® cinema loudspeakers for film projects.
HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers Travel The World With DJ Skribble
Renowned DJ/producer DJ Skribble travels with HARMAN’s JBL PRX600 Series portable loudspeakers for monitor use while DJ’ing at some of the biggest clubs in the world.
Engineer Bruce Sugar Gets A Sweet Sound For Joe Walsh and Ringo Starr With JBL LSR Series Studio Monitors
Bruce Sugar is a veteran recording engineer who began his career in the early 1980s working with country music greats like Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, and has since recorded a diverse range of top artists including Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Paul McCartney, Joss Stone, Dave Stewart, Edgar Winter, Hank Williams Jr., Ozzy Osbourne and many more.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Earns MIPA Award in “PA System” Category for VTX Line Array Series
Reinforcing HARMAN JBL Professional’s position as the world’s most innovate developer and manufacturer of line array loudspeaker technology, the JBL VTX Line Array Series earned a 2012 MIPA Award in the PA System category at the Prolight & Sound show in Frankfurt.
Producer/Engineer Andy Johns Continues to Deliver Legendary Mixes With HARMAN’s JBL LSR Studio Monitors
Recording engineer and producer Andy Johns is best known for his masterful engineering on the legendary Led Zeppelin’s IV and The Rolling Stones’ Exile on Main Street albums.
March 2012

HARMAN’s JBL Professional and AED Rent Host VTX System Listening Experience in Belgium
On Friday, March 16, AV rental system provider AED Rent and HARMAN’s JBL Professional hosted the VTX System Listening Experience at the AED Demohall at AED Rent’s global headquarters in Willebroek, Belgium.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Debuts PRX400 Series Portable PA Loudspeakers at Prolight & Sound 2012
HARMAN’s JBL Professional today announced the European introduction of its PRX400 Series of passive portable loudspeakers, designed to bring true professional-quality performance, power handling and durability to more affordable price points.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Expands VTX Line Array Series With S28 and G28 Subwoofers at Prolight & Sound 2012
At Prolight & Sound 2012, HARMAN's JBL Professional is expanding its revolutionary nextgeneration VTX Line Array Series with the addition of two subwoofer models, the VTX S28 and VTX G28.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Revolutionary D2 Dual Driver at the Heart of new VTX Line Array Series
With the European introduction of HARMAN’s JBL Professional VTX Line Array Series, JBL is also unveiling the D2 Dual Driver—the revolutionary device that makes the VTX Series’ dramatic improvements in highfrequency sound and performance possible.
TSI Global Provides Audio Upgrade To Historic St. Louis Peabody Opera House With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays
In order to update the audio system at the historic Peabody Opera House in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, TSI Global of St. Charles, Missouri, installed a HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line array system in the 3,100-seat theater.
HARMAN JBL Professional Cinema Systems Power the Prestigious PVR Juhu in Mumbai
HARMAN International India Pvt. Ltd. has successfully completed an audio system installation with HARMAN JBL Professional cinema loudspeakers at PVR Cinema in Juhu, Mumbai. PVR Cinema is India’s leading and premium cinema exhibition chain.
HARMAN’s JBL LSR4300 Studio Monitors Get Control Center Software for Macintosh OSX Lion
HARMAN’s JBL Professional today announced the release of LSR4300 Control Center Software for the Apple Macintosh
OSX Lion platform.
Firehouse Productions And HARMAN’s JBL VRX Constant Curvature Loudspeakers Support Jet Blue Airlines
Concert Series

Since Jet Blue Airlines launched its unique Live From T5 Concert Series in August 2010, Firehouse Productions has supplied HARMAN’s JBL VRX Constant Curvature loudspeakers for the ongoing promotion, held periodically at the Jet Blue T5 terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York.
February 2012

Sky-Skan Provides Expansive Sound for Charles Hayden Planetarium at Boston’s Museum of Science With HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers
One of the most stellar attractions at the Museum of Science in Boston is the Charles Hayden Planetarium—more spectacular than ever after a recently completed $9 million renovation.
Major 3D Sound Installation Kicks Off With HARMAN’s JBL PRX612M Speaker System
The University Art Museum (UAM) at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) kicked off its prestigious and innovative audio installation of “Metal Machine 3: The Creation of the Universe” with an appearance by Lou Reed, American rock superstar.
HARMAN Audio Components Grace the Stage at 54th Annual GRAMMY® Awards
As in years past, HARMAN Professional audio components played a crucial role in the live sound reinforcement system at the 54th Annual GRAMMY® Awards, held February 12 at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. ATK Audiotek provided live sound reinforcement at the venue, relying on JBL VERTEC® line arrays and AKG microphones.
HARMAN’s JBL LSR6300 Series Studio Monitors Receive Star Treatment at the 54th Annual GRAMMY® Awards
HARMAN’s JBL LSR6300 Series studio monitors were once again used for the television broadcast of the 54th Annual GRAMMY® Awards, as the Television Committee Room at the STAPLES Center was equipped with a 5.1 LSR6300 system.
GRAMMY®-Winning Producer/Engineer Frank Filipetti On HARMAN’s JBL LSR6300 Series Studio Monitors: “They Give Me Accurate Playback No Matter Where I’m Working”
GRAMMY®-winning Frank Filipetti is one of the music industry’s most accomplished engineers and producers and was recently nominated for a 2012 GRAMMY for “Best Surround Sound” for the 5.1 mix of An Evening With: Dave Grusin.
Lady Antebellum Engineer Clarke Schleicher Achieves GRAMMY®-Winning Sound with JBL LSR6328P Studio Monitors
Lady Antebellum has won the hearts of listeners everywhere with rich vocal harmonies, superb playing and songwriting talent, and captured the “Country Album of the Year” GRAMMY® Award for its third studio album, Own the Night.
ATK Audiotek Utilizes HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays for Custom Cart System and House PA at Lucas Oil Stadium For Super Bowl XLVI
ATK Audiotek recently provided audio services for Super Bowl XLVI, marking the 15th straight year the company has been involved in the country’s biggest sporting event. Once again, ATK Audiotek deployed its custom-designed cart system with HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays for the Halftime Show and Post-Game Show of the Super Bowl, held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana on February 5, 2012.
HARMAN Professional Audio System Boosts Serbia’s Concert of the Year
When the NS Koncert Godine 2011 (Serbia’s NS Concert of the Year) took place recently, local HARMAN Professional distributor Studio Berar fielded premium products from the Group brand portfolios to ensure that the near-capacity 9,500-person crowd who assembled in the Great Hall of the Sport & Business Centre Vojvodina (aka SPENS) in Novi Sad were treated to a memorable audio experience.
Derik Lee Turns to HARMAN’s JBL LSR4300 Studio Monitors to Create The Soundtrack for “Bring It On: The Musical”
Derik Lee is a New York-based musician, composer and recording engineer who was invited to travel across the country to record and mix the score for “Bring It On: The Musical,” a new theatrical musical comedy which recently debuted at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.
January 2012

Norway’s Kilden Performing Arts Centre Opens With Extensive HARMAN Audio System
The new Kilden Performing Arts Centre (Konserthuset Kilden) in the Norwegian city of Kristiansand is one of the largest and most technologically sophisticated arts venues in Scandinavia. Constructed at a cost of 1.7 billion NOK (US $287.3 million) and covering a gross area of 15,000 square meters, Kilden features an advanced technological infrastructure across four
separate halls.
ESS Audio Outfits Stadion Miejski With HARMAN Professional Audio System for Euro 2012 Championship
Polish technology company ESS Audio is midway through an intensive development program that will see the completion of several world-class football stadia by the time Poland co-hosts the UEFA Euro 2012 Championship (along with Ukraine)
next summer.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional AW (All Weather) Series Loudspeakers Provide High Output and Intelligibility for
Outdoor Applications

HARMAN’s JBL Professional recently introduced its AW (All Weather) Series: a family of high-power, lightweight, 2-way, full-range loudspeaker systems. The AW Series is part of JBL’s AE Series, a versatile family of loudspeakers designed for a wide variety of applications.
AED Rent Becomes First Adopter of HARMAN’s JBL Professional VTX VT25 Line Array Loudspeakers
HARMAN’s JBL Professional today announced that Belgium-based AV rental system provider AED Rent has signed on as the first adopter of JBL’s next-generation VTX V25 line array loudspeaker and as a Strategic Partner in the VTX Network.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Debuts PRX400 Series Portable PA Loudspeakers at Winter NAMM 2012
HARMAN’s JBL Professional today introduced its PRX400 Series of passive portable loudspeakers, designed to bring true professional-quality performance, power handling and durability to more affordable price points.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Introduces Next Generation VTX Line Array Series at Winter NAMM 2012
HARMAN’s JBL Professional today announced the introduction of the VTX Line Array Series—a revolutionary product that builds on the company’s 65-year heritage of loudspeaker design innovation and groundbreaking technology development.
HARMAN’s JBL Professional Revolutionary D2 Dual Driver at the Heart of new VTX Line Array Series
With today’s introduction of HARMAN’s JBL Professional VTX Line Array Series, JBL is also unveiling the D2 Dual Driver—the revolutionary device that makes the VTX Series’ dramatic improvements in high-frequency sound and performance possible.
HARMAN Now Offers Public Beta Version of Its JBL HiQnet Performance Manager™ Sound Reinforcement
System Design Software

HARMAN Professional today announced that its JBL HiQnet Performance Manager™ sound reinforcement system design software is now available to users as a public beta version.
Rumor Has It: HARMAN’s JBL Loudspeakers Are a Hit at Philadelphia’s Newest Nightclub
It’s not a rumor: Philadelphia’s brand-new Rumor nightclub is a 10,000-square-foot venue featuring two dance floors, multiple oversized bars, private catering facilities and more—including a private VIP room called the Vault.
Broadway Music Redesigns Star Plaza Theatre’s Sound With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays
With a diverse event schedule featuring appearances by major touring artists, Merrillville, Indiana’s Star Plaza Theatre recently turned to Broadway Music to upgrade its sound system with HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays.
HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays and ATK Audiotek Deliver An All-Out Performance at the 39th Annual American Music Awards
The 39th annual American Music Awards broadcast featured a star-studded lineup of artists, nominees and presenters including Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, Enrique Iglesias, will.i.am, David Hasselhoff, Christina Aguilera, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson and a host of others.