Creamfields Abu Dhabi rocks the du Arena

Dance music extravaganza closes out a successful year for FLASH Entertainment
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The world’s number one DJ, Hardwell, showed Abu Dhabi the ultimate party on Friday night at the du Arena, as Creamfields Abu Dhabi landed in the capital for one night of EDM extravagance.

Closing out a momentous year of shows and festivals in the UAE from FLASH Entertainment, Creamfields Abu Dhabi brought together a crowd of 16,000 for the biggest dance festival of the year.

As well as Hardwell's spectacular set, fan-favourite Afrojack enjoyed a triumphant return to the du Arena stage, while Swedish maverick Adam Beyer and Italian legend Marco Carola sent the crowd wild at the House Stage.

The headliners were joined by local and regional artists at the forefront of the electronic dance music renaissance, such as Lebanon’s maDJam, making his sixth appearance at Creamfields, along with fellow Lebanese DJs, Ronin & Nesta, and Saudi-Turkish DJ and producer, Omar Basaad to name just a few.

Scott Barton, owner of Cream, said: “We are delighted on how the sixth edition of Creamfields Abu Dhabi went. Now a permanent fixture and undoubtedly the highlight of the Abu Dhabi party calendar the show gets better every year. A massive thank you to the artists, the audience and our partners FLASH Entertainment for making this years’ Creamfields Abu Dhabi the best yet. Roll on 2015!”

Creamfields Abu Dhabi 2014 - production & site contractors
Staging: Stageco / AES
Audio: Delta Sound
Lights & LED screens: PRG Gearhouse
Power: Michael Kennedy, John Devine, Danny Quigley (Eclipse)
Scaffolding/Fencing/Plant hire/Barriers: AES
Cabins and Ablutions: Byrne Equipment Rental
Furniture: Mint
Radios: Delta Sound
Arena Food & Beverage: Royal Catering / Spinneys
Backstage crew Catering: Royal Catering
Production / Site Crew: Gulf Crewing Company
Security: G4S
Accreditation: Security Solutions - Jo Willoughby
Ushers & Merchandise Sellers: W.O.W – Michelle Gemayel
Site Cleaners: Averda
First Aid / Medical support: National Ambulance

See next page for the full audio kit list...

Creamfields 2014 audio equipment list - courtesy of FLASH Entertainment/Delta Sound LLC

14 x 1ton Liftket Motors
2 x 8way Controllers
14 x 1m Plastic Coated Steels
14 x 2m Plastic Steels
14 x 2ton O-Rings
14 x 1m span Sets
14 x 2m span Sets
60 x 3 1/4ton Crosby Shackles
10 x 5m 2inch Ratchet Straps
5 x 10m 2inch Ratchet Straps
10 x 5m 1inch Ratchet Straps

Fly bars
4 x K1/K1 Sub Bars
2 x Kara Down Bars
2 x K2 Bars
6 x DV Dosc Bumps

Main PA
20 x L-acoustics K1 Speaker Cabinets…12 Per Side
4 x L-acoustics Kara speaker Cabinets As Down Fills… 3 Per Side
12 x L-acoustics K1 Sub Speakers… 6 Per Side
16 x L-acoustics K2 Speaker Cabinets… 12 Per Side
12 x L-acoustics DV Dosc Speaker Cabinets (6 stacks of 2 as Front fills)

Ground Subs: Arc config
24 x L-acoustics SB28 Sub Speakers

10 x L-acoustics LA8 Racks

FOH Control
1 x Digico SD5 Control Surface and 2 x Overview Screens
1 x Digico SD Racks (192khz) 56/24
3 x HMA 150m Optical Drums
1 x 24ch Analogue Returns System
4 x 100m Cat5 Drums FOH to MONS (1 for house system… 3 for DJ Rig)

Drive Rack
• 1 x Furman Power Distribution and Rack Light
• 1 x Tascam SS200R Media Player/rec
• 1 x Tascam SSCDR200 CD Player
• 1 x Galileo 616 System Management
• 1 x Galileo 616aes System Management
• 1 x Eaton 1500vu UPS
• 1 x USB Pre 2 Sound Card
1 x Gigabyte PC c/w Tablet Smaart System

Dynamics Rack
2 x Avalon VT737sp

Shout & com system
4 x Mackie SRM150 Powered Speakers
8 x Shure SW58
2 x Call Lights
1 x Clearcom MS232 2ch Master Station
4 x Clearcom RS501 1ch Beltpacks
4 x Clearcom CC400 Double Muff headsets

Monitor Control
1 x Digico SD5 Control Surface and 2 x Overview Screens
1 x Digico SD Rack (192khz) 56/24
1 x 5m HMA Optical Cables
2 x 150m HMA Optical Drums
8 x Channels Sennheiser EM2000 c/w 8 x skm2000 Handhelds, and Paddles
• 6 x E935 Caps
1 x Lot Pro Cell Batteries to Cover Show
6 x Audio Analyst FR12 Cabinets (downstage wedges)
1 x Crown 2400 4 way amp rack and 2 BSS omnidrives
1 x 72 way Passive Split System
1 x 12 pair Stage Line System to Accommodate 48ch and Spare Lines

DJ Equipment Main Stage and Monitoring
4 x Pioneer DJM900NXS Console
14 x Pioneer CDJ2000NXS CD Players
3 x D-Link 16 port network Switch
6 x SB18 L-acoustics single 18” Sub Cabinet
18 x L-acoustics DV Dosv speaker cabinets
3 x LA8 Rak
3 x Laptop Stands
Creamfields 2014 Equipment List

Tent System
8 x L-acoustics K2 Speaker Cabinets
8 x L-acoustics SB218 Sub Speaker cabinets
6 x LA8 Raks
1 x Digico SD11 Console
1 x Digico 32/16 D-Rack
2 x L-acoustics DV Subs
6 x L-acoustics DV Dosc Speaker Cabinets
2 x Pioneer DJM900NXS Consoles
8 x Pioneer CDJ2000NXS CD Players
3 x Technics SL1210 Turntables c/w Slipmats (no Stylists provided)
2 x Laptop Stands

8 x Tall boom Tripod Based K&M Mic Stands
8 x Short Tripod Based K&M Mics Stands
** All Stands Have 5/8 inch Threads**

1 x 400amp powerlok Main Distro
2 x 125amp Powerlok SL/SR Distro
1 x 16amp-13amp Stage Power System
1 x 16amp to shuko system

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