SATIN SOUND DEPLOY W8L FOR LADY ANTEBELLUM CONCERT
Satin Sound Systems, Inc. recently supported a sold out concert by Lady Antebellum at the First Niagara Pavilion outdoor amphitheater in Burgettstown, PA during the band's 'Take Me Downtown' tour in support of their latest album, Golden.
Formed eight years ago in Nashville, Lady Antebellum is made up of Hillary Scott (lead and background vocals), Charles Kelley (lead and background vocals, guitar) and Dave Haywood (lead and background vocals, guitar, piano, mandolin).
The successful country trio has recorded five albums (Lady Antebellum, Need You Now, Own the Night, On This Winter's Night and Golden), winning a substantial number of Grammy, CMT, CMA and Billboard Awards along the way.
For the show at Niagara Pavilion which has a 23,000 seat capacity, Satin Sound rigged a Martin Sound system consisting of 24 W8L Longbow enclosures for the main hangs, 24 W8LC speakers for the outfills, and 20 WSXA subs. Amplification included Lab Gruppen FP 7000 for the Longbows, PLM 10000Q for the W8LCs and Powersoft K10s for the WSXA subs.
The crew for the show consisted of Brett 'Scoop' Blanden (FOH Engineer), Peter Bowman (Monitor Engineer), and John A Durisko and Bill Lowery (Systems Techs).
Asked why they chose Martin Audio, Satin Sound's Durisko said, 'The Martin Audio W8L Longbow/W8LC system gave us great coverage with seamless transition between the main and outfill cabinets. The Longbow rig is incredibly powerful and very musical, and we received many compliments throughout the evening.'