Category Archives: Stage

Jacksonville Equestrian Center – Backwoods Jam

Southern Sound and Lighting was the production company that provided, sound, stage and lighting for the Backwoods Country Jam at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center.  This music festival had Lee Brice as the headlining artist with support acts by Maddie + Tae, Cole Taylor, Blair Hanks, Kirstie Lovelady 309 C, and Amber DeLaCruiz.

The Backwoods Jam was the first concert in over 10 years to be at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center.  This event space is great for the huge parking lot areas, cover space, over 8,000 person capacity and easy space to set up!

 

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Gulf Coast Jam 2015

Gulf Coast Jam 2015
For the third year in a row, Southern Sound and Lighting provided production for Gulf Coast Jam in Panama City Beach FL. Each year Gulf Coast Jam gets better and better with bigger artists, unique ticket/view options, better lighting packages, and unique branding opportunities.

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Jammers enjoyed amazing performances by Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, Hunter Hayes, Martina McBride, Sam Hunt, Darryl Worley, Dwight Yoakam, Scotty McCreery, Kellie Pickler, Gary Allen, Kirstie Lovelady and many more.

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This year Southern Sound and Lighting ordered a custom roof skin for Gulf Coast Jam. This addition made the branding and overall look of the stage pop and allowed for a vibrant signage that cannot be achieved with blow through banners.

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Gulf Coast Jam now offers Jammers 2 unique VIP experiences; the VIP Stages and VIP Sky Boxes. The VIP Stages is a 2 level experience that allows you to see on stage, behind stage and side stage. These perspectives give a unique view of the performers and allow guests to capture memorable pictures from the event.

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The VIP Sky Boxes were new additions to GCJ this year. There were 10 Sky Boxes per side with a artist walkway that allowed them to interact and walk down the entire length of the Sky Box.

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Southern Sound and Lighting provided the Main Stage, 60×48 with custom sized monitor worlds, a 48 foot cat walk, and covered loading dock areas. Gulf Coast Jam also had 3 video walls and rear delays.

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We also used a SL 100 MIX for front of the house.

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In addition to the Gulf Coast Jam main stage, SSL also provided the production for the Pepsi Southern Original contest at Dave and Busters, Panama City Beach. Dave and Busters also hosted the After Parties.

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It was another successful year at Gulf Coast Jam and we are looking forward to 2016…stay tuned for the line up and get your tickets early….you will not be disappointed.

Jacksonville Stage Rentals

Southern Sound and Lighting can provide mobile or permanent stage’s for concerts, festivals and events in Jacksonville and the surrounding areas. Our mobile stages have been used multiple times in downtown Jacksonville for different festivals and events in, St. Augustine, Orange Park, Fernandina Beach and Yulee.

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We have two standard mobile stage options; 24×32 and 40×40. Each one of these stages can be increased in size with additional loading docks, side stages for monitor world and/or cat walks. Mobile stages have many benefits to them such as quicker set up and take down times. Our mobile stages also allow us to hang lights, line arrays, banners and signs from the roof and outriggers.

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If you need a custom built stage, we can do that too. We can offer you custom configured stage that specifically fits in Hemming Plaza if needed. When events are in interesting spaces, we can help! Southern Sound and Lighting can help built a stage and roof system to fit almost any dimension and space.

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Call us today for a custom quote for your stage rental needs!

Why Southern Sound and Lighting?

Whether you are a concert promoter, a festival producer or the chair of the county fair hiring the right production company to handle the entertainment can make or break your event.

Live entertainment draws the large crowds and keeps people at your event – thus keeping your food, beverage and merchandise vendors happy. The longer the crowds stay at your event or festival the more money they will spend, thus giving all of your sponsors a greater return on their investment with you.

There are many elements to producing a successful event and it starts way before the festival gates open.
When you hire a professional production company like Southern Sound and Lighting, we will ensure you have the right audio, lighting, staging and video that will fit your needs. We will help you determine your audio needs based on the size of crowds you are expecting and the technical riders of the entertainment you have hired. If you need us to communicate with the bands and tour managers we can take care of that for you too. The team at Southern Sound and Lighting has not only managed festivals but have also been on nationwide/international tours , so advancing shows and navigating contracts is something we would be happy to help you with.

Lighting packages can be customized to any needs. Depending on the times of the festival or event and the hired entertainment, we have many options to fit any needs. Lighting has become an important aspect to the fan experience. Not only is the quality of the sound important – but the lighting of the event plays a major factor. At Southern Sound and Lighting, we have keeping up with the latest technology when it comes to moving lights. Our team can design a custom look for your event using a variety of lighting options. Make all the pictures of the event stand out with an awesome lighting package!

If you need a stage for your event, we can help with that too! We have mobile stage options along with custom built stages using Stage Right Stage decks that can be configured to almost any size. It is important to look at the quality of the stage and roof and how well it has been maintained. Every promoter uses pictures and videos from the event/festival/concert to promote next year’s event. The quality of the equipment makes a difference to sponsors and the overall look and feel of the event.

Video is an important part of the experience for large concerts, festivals and events. Video boards allow fans and spectators to get up close views of the entertainers on stage…even if they are not in your VIP pits. Like sound systems and lighting packages…there are many different video options with different size screens or video walls. Not only are there different configurations and hanging options, but there are different ways for the video crews to capture all the important moments. Video is vital to the promotions of future events in showing spectators and sponsors the feel and mood of the event.

The team at Southern Sound and Lighting would love to help you with your next concert, event or festival. We promise to use our years of experience and knowledge in helping you create and/or maintain a quality event. Our philosophy is to build long term relationships with all of our clients. It is imperative for our clients to feel like we are part of their team in making their event a success. You can always depend on us for fair pricing, quality equipment, great service and excellent advice!

If you are not our client, call us today for a free quote!

904-683-8139 or 229-305-6983

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Concert Stage Rentals in Florida

If you are a promoter, event coordinator or organization that is looking for a  stage for your festival or event…give us a call!  We will be happy to provide you a free quote.  When you give us a call we will go over all aspects of your event with you and make a recommendation based on what your needs are.  The staff at Southern Sound and Lighting have years of concert and festival experience and we can customize a concert/event package to fit your needs and your budget.

There are many stage options that we can offer, however, many events find that a mobile stage is right for them.  Southern Sound and Lighting offers two main sizes for a mobile stage; 32×24 and 40×40.  Additional loading doc areas, cat walks, and monitor worlds can be built off of these mobile stages.   Other sizes of mobile stages are available too, just give us a call to discuss.

If you need a concert or event stage and a mobile stage won’t do, we use Stage Right decks to build custom configurations.  Our platforms are 4×4 or 4×8 and can be 12″ to 60″ inches in height.  Most of our roofing systems are built using Thomas Truss.

Southern Sound and Lighting also offers VIP stage decks – which is a great addition to a large festival.

For more information about our stage options and roof systems for your next event, give us a call at 229-305-6983 or email us at mark@southernsoundandlighting.com

32x24 Mobile Stage

32×24 Mobile Stage

40x40 Mobile Stage

40×40 Mobile Stage

VIP Stage Decks

VIP Stage Decks

NYE Church Concert

Many churches and religious organizations are starting to host concerts and events on their property for their congregations.   Southern Sound and Lighting has a perfect setup with a mobile stage, line array system and different lighting packages – we can help you to create a successful, affordable event.

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Mobile Stage

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Wainwright Family Foundation – Dierks Bentley and Thomas Rhett

Adam Wainwright, pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals and his wife, Jenny, started the Wainwright Family Foundation to help local charities and aid Water Missions International.  They held a benefit concert in their hometown of Brunswick Georgia. The artist line up included Dierks Bentley, Thomas Rhett, Craig Campbell, Amber Delacruz and Justen Harden.

This event was held on the Brunswick Football field, a sold out event!

Southern Sound and Lighting provided the sound, stage, lighting and video boards  for the Wainwright Foundation.

Adam Wainwright Foundation Benefit Concert

Adam Wainwright Foundation Benefit Concert

Brunswick Football Field

Brunswick Football Field

Adam and Jenny Wainwright Foundation - Southern Sound and Lighting

Adam and Jenny Wainwright Foundation – Southern Sound and Lighting

Craig Campbell

Craig Campbell

Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley

Honky Tonk Gala – Wainwright Family Foundation

The Wainwright Foundation hosted a private benefit concert, featuring Thomas Rhett.  This private event was held at the King and Prince on St. Simons Island.  This event supported Adam and Jenny’s foundation and helped to raise money to provide clean drinking water in countries that need it most.

Southern Sound and Lighting is proud to partner with this great organization and provide the sound, stage and lights for this event.

King and Prince Resort Private Event

King and Prince Resort Private Event

Wainwright Family Foundation

Wainwright Family Foundation

 

 

Jo Dee Messina – Private Event

Private events…we do that!  Southern Sound and Lighting can provide sound, stage and/or lighting for any event….of any size.  This private event featured country superstar Jo Dee Mesina!  The event decor was provided by Beachview Event and they did an amazing job turning a regular tent into a cozy lodge!

Southern Sound and Lighting provided a sound system, lighting and a stage.

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Christian Music Festival – Enterprise Celebration

Southern Sound and Lighting was proud to provide the production for the Enterprise Celebration, a Christian Music Festival held in Enterprise Alabama!

This was an amazing festival that had a great line up!  Legendary singer and songwriter Ricky Skaggs was the headlining  artist.  Other artists were comedian and singer Mark Lowry,  Guy Penrod, The Hoppers, and Russ Taff.

Southern Sound and Lighting provided full production for Enterprise Celebration including; sound, stage and lighting.

Check out Enterprise Celebration for future concerts!

Enterprise Celebration

Enterprise Celebration

Christian Music Festival

Christian Music Festival

Russ Taff

Russ Taff

Guy Penrod

Guy Penrod

Ricky Skaggs

Ricky Skaggs