2017 Round Up!

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2017 was another brilliant year for us all at ABacoustics.

One of the highlights for us was providing PA systems and sound support for the UEFA Champions League Final festival village, the Womens’ Final match in Cardiff City Stadium, and the Ultimate Champions Match (on the ‘floating pitch’ in Cardiff Bay!).

Steve Aoki headlining the UEFA Champions League festival in Cardiff Bay. Photo courtesy of Orchard Entertainment.

 

We also provided our usual sound support at the Principality Stadium for events such as the 6 Nations and Autumn Internationals Rugby tournaments, Welsh Varsity, and Speedway GP.

The Wallabies making their way onto the pitch in front of a male voice choir before the Wales v Australia game 11/11/17.

 

The Summer festival season saw us taking our sound equipment across the country, starting with the Rat Race Dirty Weekend in May..

The Hoosiers at Rat Race Dirty Weekend in Burghley House.

 

The Sugar Hill Gang at DEPOT in the Park. Photo courtesy of DEPOT.

 

A brief moment of dry weather at Steelhouse Festival…
…And then the heavens opened!

 

The Main Stage at Burning Lantern Fayre.

 

Charlotte Church’s Late Night Pop Dungeon at Pride Cymru.
The Pride Cymru Dream Team.

 

… and finished in September with the BBC Proms in the Park in Swansea!

 

We provided sound equipment and support for all stages at the Eisteddfod Yr Urdd in Bridgend.

Y Seremoni Coroni in the pavilion at the Eisteddfod Yr Urdd.
Swnami headlining Y Llwyfan Performio at the Eisteddfod Yr Urdd.

 

In August we temporarily relocated the majority of our equipment and engineers to Anglesey for the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol!

The view from the Front of House position in the Pafiliwn.
Noson Reu! in Caffi Maes B.
The view from Front of House in the Maes B music festival!

This Autumn saw us working on a number of programmes for broadcast on TV and radio, including ‘Can I Gymru’, ‘Dechrau Canu, Dechrau Canmol’, ‘The Hour’, ‘Children in Need’, and ‘Songs of Praise’.

At the filming of Can I Gymru.

 

Dechrau Canu, Dechrau Canmol

 

Children in Need filmed at BBC Cymru|Wales Studios.

 

Then we wound down the year with a number of seasonal concerts!

 

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales performing a Christmas Show at the Brangwyn Hall in Swansea.

 

BBC Gospel Christmas with Beverly Knight and Sir Tom Jones, which was filmed at the Coal Exchange Hotel in Cardiff Bay.

 

See you in 2018!

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