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VUE Keeps the Beat at Palermo Festival

Beat Full Music Festival turns to Sinergie Group, VUE Audiotechnik

Palermo, Italy (March 13, 2018)—The fifth annual Beat Full Festival in Palermo, Italy, held next door to a UNESCO World Heritage Zisa Cultural Site, featured plenty of pop and hip-hop, highlighted by Italian rap star Ghali. Ensuring everyone could hear every beat, Sinergie Group fielded a system based around the VUE al-12 compact line array.

Lead live sound engineer Rosario “Saro” Tine provided system design and rental services for the festival.

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The Beat Full main stage sported eight al-12 compact line arrays flown per side, with eight as-418 in the middle in an end-fire configuration, with hs-221 dual 21-inch subwoofers at both ends of the subwoofer array.

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Meanwhile, al-8 stage-mounted line array elements provided front fill. “In the first day alone, acts ranged from electro-rock and reggamuffin to classic rock and drum and bass,” said Tine. “Thanks to the flexibility and sonic character of VUE’s Continuous Source Topology, the system delivered flawlessly with each and every act.”

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According to Sinergie’s VUE Italia marketing manager, Livio Spallino, “The Beat Full Festival finished out a record-setting summer for Sinergie Group with seven completed all-VUE festivals. VUE’s versatility has given Sinergie the ability to take on a wide array of business regardless of how challenging the setup or venue.”

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