Monthly Archives: February 2011


Which One’s For You?

Charting the Features of Shure’s Wireless Gear Shure offers various wireless systems and multiple microphone options for unlimited flexibility for any application or budget. To help you decide which Shure system is right for you, we have identified the key system features and differences, especially as they pertain to spectrum management. Performance Gear Wireless PGX […]

Slash and Ozzy in Nashville

February 16, 2011 Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, TN Two legends of the industry, touring together, made a stop in Nashville to show “Music City” what rock is all about.  Slash is an iconic musician whose guitar sound is instantly recognizable and Ozzy’s voice in unmistakable. As I scanned the crowd, I was pleased to see […]

Shure at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards

February 13, 2011 Staples Center Los Angeles, CA This year’s show featured a diverse line up of legendary as well as up and coming artists.  The same holds true for microphones.  As usual, many Shure products were requested and put into action; from top of the show featuring a star-studded line up of 5 tremendous […]

Korn @ the top of their game!

February 4, 2011 Bridgestone Arena – Nashville TN The first time I saw Korn was at the Metro in Chicago supporting their first record.  The capacity crowd was energized!  The next time I saw them was in Tinley Park, IL at what was then called the World Theater in support of their second release.  Multiply […]

SM58 Give It Voice Finalists Are Up! Vote Now!

We had a flurry of travel and great musicianship immediately following NAMM as our SM58® Give It Voice regional showcases got underway. Ryan Smith started in LA at The Roxy. Cory, Nelson, and I went to The Metro for the Chicago stop. Nelson jetted up to Toronto to hang at the Mod Club. Ryan was […]

Give It Voice Regional Showcase::Toronto::Mod Club::01/24/11

Monday, January 24 The SM58 Give It Voice Tour departed Chicago and headed northeast to Toronto, Ontario Canada for the Regional Final at the famous Mod Club. It was a cold winter night but @VanessAlegacy and Marc Cowie warmed up the house as they went head to head with 40 minutes sets each. Vaness aLegacy hit […]

Give It Voice Regional Showcase::Wildhorse Saloon::Nashville::01/25/11

January 25, 2011 Now that I hit my stride, I was ready to emcee again at the Wildhorse Saloon for the Nashville Regional Finals.  I was pleased to see an enthusiastic crowd show up to support these artists.  First up was The Specktators from East Lansing, MI.  Quite a drive for them!  Taking the middle […]

Give It Voice Regional Showcase::Chicago::Metro::01/20/11

Shure is right outside Chicago, and so we were out in force for the second showcase of regional finalists in the SM58® Give It Voice Tour.  All three bands were from the City of Chicago, each representing a very different genre from each other.  Opening the show, St. Bagu was a hip-hop act with two […]

Give It Voice Regional Showcase::Los Angeles::The Roxy::01/19/11

January 19th, 2011 After a very successful NAMM show in Anaheim, I traveled north to hanging out in LA for a few days, awaiting the kick off of the Shure Give It Voice tour.  The first show would take place at The Roxy Theatre.  I had a blast being the emcee for the evening and […]