Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Showcomms supply Arthur's Day celebrations in Lagos

This Thursday is Arthur's Day, the 250th anniversary celebrations of Arthur Guinness signing the 9,000 year lease on the St James's Brewery in Dublin.

Music events are happening in Dublin, Lagos, Kuala Lumpur, New York and Yaoundé and €6 Million has been pledged to the Arthur Guinness Fund by Guinness and Co.

Showcomms have supplied Tecpro beltpacks and headsets to Shell for the Lagos concert, starring Sean Paul.

Across Ireland drinkers will be toasting Arthur Guinness, with countdown clocks across Dublin. Live coverage presented by Cat Deeley and Ronan Keating will be on Sky's Pub TV channel 881. The highlights will be shown on ITV2 in the UK on Sunday 27th September at 12:15am and Tuesday 29th September at 10:00pm

Acts confirmed for Arthur's Day so far are:

  - Black Swan Effect                    - Noise Control
    - Born Blonde                          - OK Go
    - Calvin Harris                        - Oppenheimer
    - Cherbourg                            - Paolo Nutini
    - Concerto for Constantine             - Razorlight
    - D'Banj (performing in Lagos)         - Republic of Loose
    - David Gray                           - Reverend and The Makers
    - David Kitt                           - Richard Hawley
    - Dirty Epics                          - Roots Manuva
    - DJ David Holmes                      - Sean Paul (performing in Lagos)
    - Eoghan Colgan                        - Sharon Shannon
    - Estelle                              - Soul II Soul
    - Fionn Regan                          - Spring Break
    - Fiona Melady                         - Sugababes
    - General Fiasco                       - The Black Eyed Peas (Performing
    - Golden Silvers                          in Kuala Lumpur)
    - Hoarsebox                            - The Blizzards
    - Imelda May                           - The Chakras
    - Jamie Cullum                         - The Chapters
    - Jay Jay Pistolet                     - The Coronas
    - Jerry Fish and the Mudbug Club       - The Enemy
    - Johnny Flynn                         - The High Kings
    - Kasabian                             - The Hot Rats
    - Lisa Hannigan                        - The Infomatics
    - Leopold                              - The Kooks
    - Lumiere                              - The Magic Numbers
    - Mick Flannery                        - The Undertones
    - Mongrel                              - The Wombats
    - Nat Jenkins                          - Tom Jones
    - Noah and The Whale                   - White Bell Yellow Tag

Thursday, 17 September 2009

STP8000 and MTP850 sales

We are seeing a big increase in our sales of parts for the Sepura STP8000 radio, including to the Dartford Crossing, which is just up the road from us.
In addition we are shipping large number of accessories for the Motorola MTP850 and CEP400, especially to police forces, and of our BG-F Tetra, BG-F Tracker and Centurion headsets for use on the MTP850.

Saturday, 12 September 2009

Schools Theatre Support Group

Showcomms are pleased to announce that we are sponsoring the Schools Theatre Support Group.
As their website says:
The Group is open to all professionally-employed theatre support staff working in schools, colleges or other educational establishments; primarily technicians and managers, but also anyone with an active interest, such as teachers with responsibility for the technical side of productions, for example.

Friday, 11 September 2009

Proms in the Park and Thank you for the Music for SIS LIVE

Showcomms are providing backstage show and lighting communications equipment and crew to SIS LIVE for this weekend's Proms in the Park and Thank you for the Music.

The total rig consists of:
2 x crew (Alex Wrigglesworth and James Wilson)
16 x RTS BP325 beltpacks
1 x RTS single channel PS15 power supply
1 x RTS 3 channel PS31 power supply
1 x RTS SAP612 Source Assignment Panel
2 x RTS Biscuit boxes
5 x RTS SSA324 2 to 4 wire converters
4 x CTP 4 wire boxes (1 x 2 channel, 1 x 4 channel, 2 x 6 channel)
1 x Key Radio Base Station
Motorola GP300 radios
1 x JFMG Radio licence

This is the 5th year running that Showcomms have provided backstage comms for Proms in the Park (previously to BBC OBs before they were bought by SIS). As they say, happy customers come back!
Now, where is that Abba CD...

Friday, 4 September 2009

Follow the Showcomms blog on Twitter and Facebook

You can now follow the Showcomms Blog on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/showcomms
and on our Facebook page

RNLI Memorial Opening and open days

Showcomms are providing 58 GP300 and CP040 radios for the RNLI headquarters in Poole this week - for the RNLI memorial opening that happened on Wednesday and for their open days this weekend.

Do pop along to their HQ this weekend, they promise:

Discover what it takes to train our crews and how we design and equip our lifeboats.

Also find out how to become a lifeguard, crew member, or fundraiser in the RNLI - where ordinary people do extraordinary things.

What can you expect?
  • Lifeboat tours
  • Rescue demonstrations
  • Lifeguard / lifeboat displays
  • Sea survival pool demonstrations
  • Informative talks from the lifeguards and crew members.

Location and times

  • Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 September 2009
  • 10am - 6pm
  • £2 entrance fee. Under 5's are FREE

Big Brother Final

Tonight is the Final of Big Brother, and whoever wins out of Sophie, Rodrigo, Siavash, Charlie and David it will be another spectacular show, and the cranes will be using our Jelibox Talkback and Tally System supplied to Roll to Record


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