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Top Tours of 2017 – Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers

by PLSN Staff • in
  • January 2018
  • Showtime
• Created: January 9, 2018


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  • Lighting Designer, Lighting Director, Set Designer: Stanley Green
  • Tech Director, Visual Designer: Kevin Cassidy
  • Video Director: Matt Howe
  • Production Manager: Chris Adamson
  • Tour Manager: Richard Fernandez
  • Lighting/Video Co: VER
  • Lighting/Power Tech: Armando “Mondo the Mocker” Figueroa
  • Lighting/Lead Automated Tech: Oscar Canales
  • Lighting Techs: Blake “Flash” Rodgers, Austin Towers, Gary Radakovich
  • HVAC Tech/Carpenter: Gary Boldenwick
  • Ball Technican: Pierce Scott
  • Video Engineer: Waldo Alfaro
  • LED Tech: Josh Rahalski, Mike Tengdin
  • Video Content: Planet Ten, Treatment Visual Productions
  • Trucking: Upstaging


  • 2       grandMA2 consoles
  • 2       grandMA2 VPU Pro Plus units
  • 2       grandMA2 NPUs
  • 160  Glow Motion Technologies RGM 40mm orbs
  • 160 Stage Kinetik high-speed winches
  • 30     High End Systems SolaSpot 1500s
  • 28     Claypaky Mythos
  • 32     Claypaky B-Eye K20s
  • 12     Ayrton MagicPanel FX
  • 14     Ayrton MagicBlade FX
  • 14     Ayrton MagicDot R
  • 14     Ayrton MagicBurst
  • 18     Chroma-Q Color Force 72’s
  • 2       Hazebase Base Hazers
  • 1       VER Video Package including Galaxia WinVision Air 9mm panels in RS touring frames, Galaxia MCU 2012 HD processor, VER X frame workstation fly pack, Vista Systems Spyder X20 video processors

Tour Notes:

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers fans were treated to one last tour in 2017, the 40th Anniversary Tour. The tour began on April 20 in Oklahoma City, OK and ended with a performance on Sept. 25 at the Hollywood Bowl, just one week prior to Tom Petty’s death on Oct. 2, 2017.

For more details on this tour, go to http://plsn.com/wp/articles/production-profile/tom-petty-and-the-heartbreakers/

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