An Avolites team of fifteen was on-site to liaise, support and connect with the many talented industry professionals working on the festival
UK - Avolites' world-class lighting and video control solutions provided an integral part of this year's Glastonbury Festival, with representation on sites including the Pyramid Stage, Other Stage, John Peel Stage, Silver Hayes and the mighty Arcadia.

An Avolites team of fifteen was on-site to liaise, support and connect with the many talented industry professionals working on the festival, further strengthening Avolites' association with the festival.

The Avolites equipment included consoles, dimmers and media servers being used across the festival site, highlighting the power, versatility and connectivity of the company's product range.

Saturday headliner Kanye West drew plenty of comment before the festival began, but after his appearance, it was the lighting that was the talk of the town for the enigmatic 'All of the Lights' rapper. Powered by 16 Avolites ART2000 dimmers and two Powercubes, Kanye's Pyramid Stage performance was lit by a simply massive 792 par cans. Supply and rigging came from ELP.

Also on the Pyramid, John Barker brought along his trusted Tiger Touch Pro console, which he used to control the floor packages for the fantastic George Ezra.

Nearby, on the Other Stage, Shaun Moore of Nitelites utilised a Tiger Touch II to control the lights for Frank Turner's hugely popular set that got the crowd dancing, before Ben Howard took to the stage with Andy Rowe at front of house, using an Expert Pro and Wing to illuminate the Other Stage as the evening sun set.

Moving to the former Jazz stage West Holts, two 48-way ART2000 dimmers powered the generics for the stage that featured artists such as George Clinton, Hot Chip, and Flying Lotus. The dimmers were supplied by DPL.

There was plenty of Avolites action in the John Peel tent, with Ben Vaughan operating the media for rising indie-electro stars Years & Years. Vaughan, of Light Initiative, designed a stunning pixel mapped show using their custom made LED flex screen, designed to take the form of the band's logo.

Also on John Peel, Andy Liddle used a Tiger Touch II to control a dynamic light show for La Roux - while Francis Clegg used Avolites' fully featured, compact console the Quartz to control the lights for energetic punk two-piece Slaves. Their set, one of the highlights of the festival, drew a boisterous crowd that the huge tent couldn't contain. Clegg operated on behalf of MIRRAD.

2014 was a huge year for the team behind the Arcadia stage but this year they turned it up to another level with the incredible new 'Metamorphosis' show. The returning spider was this time accompanied by three web-walking mini-spiders, the Lords of Lightning, and some amazing new Ai powered costumes and zorbing balls, created by Light Initiative - for an enthralling 30 minute show of fire-powered action, before the guest DJs kept the rave going well into the night.

Tim Smith of Smash Productions once again oversaw the visual proceedings, evolving the lighting for the spider in conjunction with Colour Sound Experiment. Rachel Moule took control as lighting designer for the spectacular stage with support from Dave Cohen of MIRRAD, both operating from Avolites flagship Sapphire Touch consoles.

The stunning media content, that was projected onto the body of the spider was created and controlled by Tom Wall of blinkinLAB from a Sapphire Media console, while the LED panels were provided and installed by Video Illusions. Avolites' Selvin Cooper mapped and supported the video projection for Arcadia, with the 6 projectors he used provided by CPL.

Avolites products were selected by Alan King of Rockin' Horse for a number of festival areas, including the three venues that make up The Common. Avolites' Arran Rothwell-Eyre took charge of visuals at the Temple, as media server technician for the stage.

Controlling four Ai S8 media servers from a Quartz console, Temple featured amazing projection-mapped visuals across 16 outputs for a tota

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