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Matthew Good
Fall 2015

We’ve been out on the road supporting Matthew Good throughout Canada!

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LIGHTS
Fall 2015

This fall we were out on the road throughout North America with LIGHTS!

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Billy Talent
December 2015

We spy with our little eye, Metalworks Production Group road cases! We were on the road with Billy Talent this summer – check out this episode featuring the trip to Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec:

 

 

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Mark Oliver
November 28th, 2015

 

On November 28th we were at The Sound Academy with Mark Oliver

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Crystal Ball
November 21st, 2015

On November 21st, 2015 we supplied production for the Crystal Ball with Reach For The Rainbow at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre! #RFTR2015

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On Tour with The Tea Party in Australia
October 2015

We’re heading out to Australia with The Tea Party (Official) and taking this MIDAS PRO2 Console. Follow us on TWITTER for updates from the road!

MPG on tour with The Tea PartyWe’re heading out to Australia with The Tea Party (Official) and taking this MIDAS PRO2 Console. Follow us on twitter for updates from the road! https://twitter.com/metalworksLIVE

Posted by Metalworks Production Group on Monday, October 19, 2015

 

 

 

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Kim Mitchell
October 2015

We’re looking forward to working with KIM MITCHELL in the new year. Check out the new bits on his website – good listen!

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The Tea Party
October 2015

We are currently on tour with The Tea Party. Follow us on Twitter for updates, photos and videos!

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TD Toronto Jazz Festival
June 18th – June 29th , 2015

From June 18th to June 29th, Metalworks Production Group will be onsite to provide professional sound, lighting and staging at the world renowned TD Toronto Jazz Festival. This is not solely a festival for the music lovers, but a landmark event that attracts jazz celebrities from all over the world. In the past 28 years of the Toronto Jazz Festival existing, it has presented over 30,000 artists, 85% of which have been Canadian, as well as having welcomed over ten million festival goers.

Our team will be responsible for setting up venues at the Shops at Don Mills as well as two set ups in Nathan Philips Square. We will be setting up an SL100 at Shops at Don Mills. The main PA is an Adamson Metrix PA speaker cabinets, with AVID SC48 audio consoles for front of house and monitors. Monitors are Clair Brothers 12AM. Our team will also be setting up six bars of LEDs with a Jands lighting console.

For the main tent at Nathan Phillips Square, we will use an AVID sound console for monitors and front of house. The main PA consists of L-Acoustics DvDosc cabinets, Kiva cabinets and SB28 subwoofers. Monitors are L-Acoustic HIQ 115s and MTD, as well as Sennheiser G3 IEMs. Side fills are L-Acoustic Arcs with SB118 subwoofers. For lighting our team is setting up a Champsys Magic Q lighting console with Martin Mac 301/700s and S4 Lekos. For video we will use two 6×8 screens with Sony D35 WS cameras.

At the Stageline 250 Stage we are setting up in Nathan Phillips Square, we will use AVID SC48 audio consoles for monitors and front of house. L-Acoustic DvDosc SB218 subwoofer will be used for the main PA. For lighting we are using L-Acoustic Arc side fill cabinets and monitors are Electro Voice XW12s wedges. Six bars of LEDs will be used with a Jands lighting console.

There will be many different events in different locations across the city, most of the events being free admission. Performances will include: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Dumpstaphunk, Morris Day & The Time, Tower of Power, Al Jarreau, Kurt Elling and so many more!

 

 

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WTFest Recap
June 13th – June 14th, 2015

Despite the unpredictable weather this past weekend, Metalworks Production Group was able to assist in making the first ever What The Fest (WTFest) in Brantford, Ontario a memorable one. Saturday kicked off the festival with performances by I Mother Earth, The Trews and Big Wreck, all of which were fantastic.

Our team managed to escape heavy rainfall right up until Sunday evening, when it hit so hard that streets began to flood. Luckily when Lights took the stage, the rain started to let up, allowing our crews and the artists to liven the thoroughly soaked crowd. When headliner Hedley took the stage, it was as if it hadn’t rained at all. Fans sang along with all of the bands hit songs, old and new, and they cheered extra loud when front-man Jacob Hoggard brought a young fan onstage to sing Perfect to her.

Our team was the Production Sponsor for this festival. We set up an SL320 with a DvDosc Line Array PA accompanied by digital consoles at front of house and monitors. A moving light and LED package that ensured an intriguing visual show to accompany the first class music experience.

Together with the assistance of the staff at WTFest, our team and the artists were able to put on a spectacular event that even Mother Nature herself could not foil.

Photos below from the weekend:

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