The al-4’s compact size and ability to scale up and down, or drop in and out of a road case in pre-assembled stacks, makes it extremely easy to work with. It’s really the perfect balance of line array performance and single-box simplicity.

Jim StreeterFilm and Performance Theatre Production Manager Princeton University

Historic Warner Grand Theater receives VUE al-8 line-array upgrade

After a 2019 upgrade to their lighting system, the Warner Grand had a 96 channel DiGiCo console installed and Bell Event Services spec’d out a new VUE Audiotechnik al-8 line-array system with as-418 subs and hm-112 stage monitors. The installation was completed in July 2020. VUE’s Paul Bauman was on-site to fine-tune the system and work with the Warner Grand’s front-of-house engineer and master electrician Victor Prudeaux.

Sound Image brings Lizzo show to new sonic levels in Mountain View CA

Hip-Hop megastar Lizzo, will be hitting the road on an arena tour this fall. But this spring, she played the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View California for Google’s Return To Office Concert. Sound Image was provided a rider that spec’d a VUE al-system and deployed Winston Damme as FOH tech and Mike Brown as System tech from Sound Image’s San Francisco branch.

VUE brings concert clarity to historic Golden Gate Theater in San Francisco

The old vaudeville theater opened in 1922 and became a Cinerama movie theater in the 1960s. Today it is owned by SHN where they have proudly presented Broadway productions at the Golden Gate Theatre including, Chicago, Hairspray, Mamma Mia! And Rent. With a capacity of 2,297 it is also a popular destination for touring plays, operas and live music.

Recently, legendary musicians Daryl Hall and Todd Rundgren performed at the Golden Gate Theatre. Sound Image Productions were tasked with providing a full system for both bands. Rundgren is no stranger to VUE. Todd toured with al-8 arrays in 2018 and obtained VUE hm-112 and hm-212 monitors with VUEdrive amps for his 2019 tour. For the Golden Gate Theatre, Sound Image provided 18 al-12 acoustic linearity line array elements – arrays of 9 al-12s flown each side of the stage. The orchestra pit held 8 hs-221 subs.