HOW TO GET A HOT DATE NEXT SUMMER

As we ease into the second week of October, it’s a good time to talk about booking in advance for summer—next summer. We’ve had an exciting summer at Stageline, and one thing it’s proven to…

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THE SAM750 AT METLIFE STADIUM

Stageline and its giant mobile stage, the SAM750, made a sensational entrance (and exit) last weekend at the Hot 97 Summer Jam in New York’s Metlife Stadium. Once the lights shut off Sunday evening around midnight…

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Staging and having a Good Time

Sting wasn’t performing—he was just one of the guests, and he spent the evening dancing with his wife to a lineup that included Earth, Wind & Fire, John Fogerty, and headliner Bon Jovi. The venue?…

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Saluting an Older Brother in the Business

The concert by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band–founder John McEuen was coming up, and they needed to get a stage into the middle of an amphitheatre, but they couldn’t afford to build one. The solution was…

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POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE, SMOKE AND MIRRORS

“Graduations are a milestone,” says John McGovern of Shadowbox Design Management on Long Island, New York, “so you’ve got to make it special. It’s all about branding, about image.” McGovern and Shadowbox are one of…

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Your Chance to Get Dirty

…and Get Paid Doing It Most people like an opportunity to go out and get dirty now and then. But the question is, how much do you like it? And how dirty are you willing…

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WINE & SONG

In Czech, it’s “Víno, ženy, a zpěv.” In Polish, “Wino, kobiety i śpiew,” and in Hindi, “Sur, Sura, Sundari.” Johann Strauss had a waltz called “Wein, Weib und Gesang.” In more than a dozen languages…

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END OF THE SEASON

A Stageline mobile stage is equipment that combines the performance and durability of a heavy machinery vehicle with the range and high performance of a portable staging rig. It can do a lot, and it…

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BUSINESS AS USUAL

The Fort McMurray, Alberta wildfire of 2016 has been burning since May 1. It has been under control, at least, since July 5, but by that point, beginning May 1, it had already torn through…

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