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Grammy nominated and platinum recording artist, J. Cole, wrapped up his Forest Hills Drive Tour with a homecoming to Fayetteville, NC and an HBO special. The tour, based off his 2014 Forest Hills Drive album, allowed J. Cole to personally describe his journey from childhood to stardom.
The premier of the KAABOO Festival in Del Mar, California was the ultimate weekend escape! KAABOO descended on sunny socal the weekend of September 18-20 in Del Mar California, transforming the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairgrounds into an oasis of entertainment.
It's no surprise that Kid Rock knows how to throw a party, and if you don't have a ticket you might be out of luck! With record breaking sold out concerts across the nation, the soulful rocker's Cheap Date: First Kiss Tour is full of crowd pleasing routines.
Are you a total superfan of of everything entertainment? Well then there's an award show for you! The MTV Fandom Awards celebrates talent from the big and small screen, where the winners are determined by diehard fans via online and social voting.
It’s no surprise that 2015’s EDC Las Vegas was a sold out success for a fifth year in a row. With over 134,000 people in attendance, the Las Vegas Speedway was bursting with an energy so palpable, you can’t help but stay awake until wee hours of the morning.
The 90’s are back and in full force! Puff Daddy brought back the Bad Boy Records gang for a killer performance at the 2015 BET Awards in Los Angeles. Collaborating artists for the big performance included Mase, 112, Faith Evans, Lil Kim, and The Lox.
Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine kicks it up a notch in her junior album How Big How Blue How Beautiful. After taking four years off since her last release in 2011, the new album bursts with energy and is a far cry from the ethereal days of her signature harp and militaristic percussion.
Just days after Rihanna dropped her new hit "Bitch Better Have My Money," she hit the stage for the 2015 iHeart Radio Music Awards, delivering a fierce performance. Although we couldn't get Rihanna her money, we were able to get her a real operating helicopter for her performance at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
With sold out show across the nation, mainstream a cappella group Pentatonix, proves that they're here to stay. This YouTube phenomenon averages close to 15 million views per video, delivering professional versions of hits by the likes of Daft Punk, Beyonce, Kanye West, and Lady Gaga, performed entirely with their own voices.
The biggest night in music featured many memerable moments, and some that we wish we could forget. Nonetheless, Gallagher Staging was apart of it all, setting the stage for Katy Perry, Kanye, Sir Paul McCartney, and Rihanna. Miss Katy Perry, took the Grammy stage exactly a week after her
18,000 of Marvel’s best were out in full force for the Avengers Half Marathon at the Disneyland Resort in Orange County on November 15th and 16th.. The 13.1 mile course was covered in superhero power and Gallagher Staging gear. Runners ran by miles of truss arches, G-Blocks, light towers, PA towers, and
There was high-flying fun to be had at the Big Hero 6 Movie Premiere at the El Capitan Theatre on November 4. The popular Marvel adventure received Disney’s special treatment, making this their first comic to become an animated motion picture. For this highly anticipated event, the red carpet was brought to
San Francisco was a sea of orange and black this Halloween, as the Giants celebrated their World Series victory for the third time in five years. As the parade commenced, the streets were covered in confetti as the players made their way westbound on Market Street, all the way to City Hall where
Slipknot, the famous masked metal marauders put a nail in the coffin once again for their 2014 Gray Chapter Tour – their first album release in 6 years. After being under the radar for quite some time, Slipknot continues to embrace all things metal, which is reflected in their eeriestage set.
Gallagher Staging was definitely on speed dial for the fourth annual iHeart Radio Music Festival, in Las Vegas. This 2-day event was a musical extravaganza, bringing together some of the most iconic artists and musicians in the world. At the top of the star studded list was none other than Miss Fancy
Paramore and Fall Out Boy hit the road this summer for their co-headlining “Monumentour”. Not to worry about who’s Top Dog in this duo – competition is hardly needed between these torch-bearers. Despite which band you gravitate more to, both bands have one very important thing in common…they both
This is the second consecutive year that Gallagher Staging built what was referred to as the “Bulletproof” stage at this years Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. Standing at 66′ tall x 270′ wide x 60′ deep, this superstructure supported a 50′ wide x 38′ tall at 19,000 lb. video screen, was constructed using
This is the 2nd victory lap for the LA Kings and Gallagher Staging in three years! The Stanley Cup parade got underway on June 16th in L.A., with the Kings players and coaches hoisting the trophy yet again for their fans. Equipped with plenty of double-decker buses and thousands of fans in attendance, the Kings had a party to remember.
KROQ and Gallagher Staging were a powerhouse team once again for the 22nd Annual Weenie Roast at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater! This event typically marks the rise of summer, tan lines, and the beginning of of concert season for most. Whether you were lucky enough to score tickets, or streamed
Gallagher Staging knocked it out of the park for Cisco Live 2014 in San Francisco! Celebrating 25 years of IT education and training, Cisco closed conference events by hosting a customer appreciation concert at AT&T Park, with special performances by Lenny Kravitz and Imagine Dragons.
Hotel Iggy is officially open for business! As an opening act for renowned stars Beyonce, Nas, and Rita Ora, Iggy launched her very first headlining tour (The New Classic) in Boston on April 23. The Aussie rap sensation transformed the stage into her very own hotel, calling on Gallagher Staging to make her retro set tangible.
Coachella 2014 definitely lived up to its wild, free spirited reputation, attracting over 90,000 music junkies and a lineup that was hard to pass up. For the Grand Champion of Music Festivals, Gallagher Staging left its mark on not one, not two, but FIVE stages.
The fury and lovable Muppets received Gallagher’s red carpet treatment at the World Premiere of Muppets Most Wanted in Los Angeles. With all the Muppet superstar light radiating on the red carpet, on-lookers and co-stars alike almost got a tan during their unconventional drive down the press line.
Rapping genius, known on the music scene as Macklemore, is respected by many for more than just his creative, fresh new sound, but for his ability to electrify audiences. For his Fall 2013 U.S. Tour, Macklemore’s high-powered performances were complimented by a set constructed by Gallagher Staging.
Disney and Gallagher Staging team up once again to make dreams come true! The Tinker Bell Half Marathon, hosted by Never Land’s very own, Tinker Bell and Peter Pan, was 13.1 miles of amazing sights, sounds, and of course, Gallagher Gear.
With a set list that is heavily relied on Legend’s latest album, Love In the Future, John Legend continues to woo crowds during his Made To Love Tour,delivering a night of ingenuity and passion. Known for his sensual and romantic edge, John Legend’s stage set was designed and built to manifest a sleek and sexy aesthetic.
Avenged Sevenfold approached Gallagher Staging to produce an elaborate custom set for their 2013 Hail to the KingTour. Gallagher Staging’s team spearheaded a comprehensive strategy to construct and execute a manageable, yet intricate tour set for this popular Southern California rock band.
Selena Gomez’s production team turned to Gallagher Staging to deliver a multifaceted stage set that would ensure a dramatic setting for her Stars Dance World Tour, which kicked off in Vancouver, BC on August 14, 2013. Gomez’s set design required numerous custom-manufactured elements, creating a unique and extravagant showcase.