Date: 27 Aug 2018
Cat: Audio, Decor, Lighting, Staging/Roof
Hughie’s Event Productions proudly worked with the City of Akron celebration of the 2nd annual Pride Music & Arts Festival last Saturday in Hardesty Park with two stages of entertainment & an estimated 10,000 in attendance.
 
Hughie’s provided the SL-100 hydraulic mobile stage, decorated with full banners produced under supervision of Hughie’s Décor Design Director, Paul Cisco in conjunction with designer Cassandra Warren.
 
The stage was simply decorated with Astera AX1 PIxelTubes, ColorAdo LED Batten Striplights, and of course a highlighted 2’ mirror-ball.
 
Full Audio Production on the main-stage for hit Billboard Dance Chart headliner, Australian singer/songwriter BETTY WHO, as well as Donna Summer tribute band, Lee Alversons Elton John tribute & the Drag Queen showcase w/ DJ Hummel was provided using DAS Aero 20 system line arrays in conjunction with LX-218 subs , and EAW stage monitors along with Sennheiser EW 300 in-ears, all run by chief event audio-engineer Garrett Beck.
 
The mission of Akron Pride in to unify and affirm the entire LGBTQ community, including families & allies in celebrating diversity while recognizing all of our likenesses, as well as differences. Akron Pride promotes acceptance, inclusion and equality for the LGBTQ citizens of Akron and all surrounding communities.