LD improvises with Adlib Lighting

Adlib supplies lighting kit for Steely Dan tour.
Lighting designer John Pollak adopted a
Lighting designer John Pollak adopted a


Adlib Lighting has supplied a simple, yet effective mix of spot and wash lights for the European tour of veteran jazz-rockers, Steely Dan.

Lighting designer John Pollak recommended the company after being impressed with the results of his first dealings with the company in 2007.

A rig consisting of 21 Martin Professional MAC 2K washes and 16 MAC 700 spots were hung from three straight 48-foot trusses.

For key lighting and specials, Adlib supplied 25 ETC Source Four profiles with 19 degree lenses.

Upstage on the floor were 24 Phillips SSL ColorBlaze 48 LED strips focused on a generic black backdrop. The LED combination was potent enough to replicate a full lit backdrop effect on the black cloth backing.

Pollak operated the rig from behind a Hog iPC console running in Hog 2 mode.

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