FEBRUARY 2009 FEATURED GIG

2009 ABA CONVENTION

January 10, 2009 - Charlotte, NC

ABA 2009 TIME LAPSE VIDEO
ABA 2009 FINALE - BRANSON
ABA 2009 - THE HAYGOODS

Last month Blue Planet Lighting was called on once again to light Branson's portion of the ABA Convention.  This is the fourth consecutive year BPL has provided the lighting programming and operation package for this event.

ABA PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
ABA PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
ABA PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
ABA PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
ABA PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
ABA PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
ABA PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
ABA PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
ABA PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS
PROGRAMMING & REHEARSALS

The Branson portion of the ABA Convention showcased a lineup of various Branson performers including Lee Greenwood, Cathy Rigby, Yakov Smirnoff, The Hayoods, Legend's In Concert's own Marilyn Monroe and many more.

BOB LEFTRIDGE - HOST
ROSS SUMMERS
LEE GREENWOOD
BOB LEFTRIDGE - HOST
ROSS SUMMERS
LEE GREENWOOD
LEE GREENWOOD
LEE GREENWOOD
MARILYN MONROE
LEE GREENWOOD
LEE GREENWOOD
MARILYN MONROE
MARILYN MONROE
MARILYN MONROE
THE HAYGOODS
MARILYN MONROE
MARILYN MONROE
THE HAYGOODS
THE HAYGOODS
THE HAYGOODS
THE HAYGOODS
THE HAYGOODS
THE HAYGOODS
THE HAYGOODS

The show was lit for video as well as for the thousands in attendance so a mix of conventional and intelligent lighting was used including Martin Moving Lights, a multitude of LED's, ACL's and a semi of trussing and parbars.

THE BRETT FAMILY
THE BRETT FAMILY
CATHY RIGSBY
THE BRETT FAMILY
THE BRETT FAMILY
CATHY RIGBY
CATHY RIGSBY
CIRCLE "B"
CIRCLE "B"
CATHY RIGBY
CIRCLE "B"
CIRCLE "B"
CIRCLE "B"
YAKOV SMIRNOFF
YAKOV SMIRNOFF
CIRCLE "B"
YAKOV SMIRNOFF
YAKOV SMIRNOFF

The Branson portion of the convention was lit by Kelly Koster of Blue Planet Lighting on the High End Systems Hog iPC Console. A pair of Robert Juliat Followspots were used to highlight the entertainers.

FINALE
FINALE
FINALE
FINALE
FINALE
FINALE
FINALE
REHEARSAL
FLYING HOME
FINALE
REHEARSAL
FLYING HOME

2009 ABA SHOW CREDITS:

Bill Lennon - Branson Show Producer

Jon Robinson - ABA/Swank Lighting Designer

Kelly Koster - Branson LD/Programmer

Mike Gormley - Branson ALD

Ed Sandor - Branson Audio

Chuck Caughey - Branson Stage Manager

Special thanks to Brian Losurdo with Platinum Roadcase Productions for all his hard work.

Additional thanks to Jon Robinson and all our good friends at at Swank Audio & Visual who provided the excellent lighting, audio and video package as well as the pro crew.

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