Live Set With Christian Eigner At Live Sound Arena

Christian Eigner, drummer, producer, songwriter and artist, presented a 30-minute excerpt from his current solo tour at this year's Prolight + Sound in the Live Sound Arena together with technology from Austrian Audio. Beforehand, the drummer of the British cult band Depeche Mode talked about his experiences of the past years, his new projects and…

Media Tour: Impressive Mood Picture

The impressive impressions capture the mood of the media tour of our first successful day at the fair! We are looking forward to more exciting lectures, stage shows and acts. More highlights of the fair await you daily here on the blog: including Christian Eigner live on stage!


Finger Drumming - that's what Gnarly impressively presents in the Performance + Production Hub. The interactive area, which was created in cooperation with the makers of the Sample Music Festival, presents product presentations, demos, live performances and workshops by artists and experts from well-known brands.

Every day there will be exciting live sets and showcases. On 28 April from 16:00 there will also be a showcase with top headliners ESKEI83 and Josi Miller in the DJ City Linkup.

Just drop by the Portalhaus!

DPA Microphones Will Soon Land On Mars

DPA microphones will soon land on Mars! On July 30, 2020, the Mars 2020 Rover of NASA was sent on its way to Mars - fully equipped with technical equipment of DPA microphones. Microphones are supposed to give insight into the soundscape In order to gain insights into the soundscape in the Martian atmosphere, the…

Four Digital Exhibitions In An Unique Location

Until January, an extravagant exhibition will be held in Bordeaux, France, in a unique location. In a former submarine base, Culturespaces has opened the largest digital art centre in the world: the Bassins de Lumières. Four monumental immersive digital exhibitions dedicated to the most important artists of art history and contemporary art are currently presented…

Zero Waste. Recycling Management. Upcycling.

For some years now, the topic of "sustainability" has also been gaining importance in the event industry. This includes not only the use of LEDs and energy-saving technologies, but also solutions for the environmentally friendly implementation of events. The team from TRASH GALORE has such an idea, who want to create an online second-hand goods…

“Save The Summer”: Festival-Feeling With Megaforce

Summer, sun, festivals ... unfortunately there is no such thing this year. All big festivals had to be cancelled due to the Corona crisis - a bitter loss for bands, fans and organizers. Megaforce sets a statement and wants to "Save the summer". The specialist for stage construction, event construction and special constructions, initiates the…

Hörluchs Produces Makeshift Mask In The Corona Crisis

In the current corona crisis, protective clothing of all kinds is needed. Also Hörluchs Hearing GmbH & Co. KG, as an innovative manufacturer of high-tech products, also feels a responsibility to counteract the lack of makeshift protective masks. Therefore Hörluchs has partially changed its production to makeshift masks. Modern 3D printing process for mask production…

Take Part In The Sideprogram Of Prolight + Sound 2020!

To mark the 25th anniversary of Prolight + Sound, exhibitors can actively participate in the supporting programme and present their innovations in lectures or product demonstrations. Messe Frankfurt will provide individual rooms for demonstrations and outdoor stages for presentations under real conditions. Diverse and comprehensive conference programme - join in now! The Immersive Technology Forum…

ETC Breathes New Life Into Chicago’s T-Rex

The fossil Sue the T-Rex, about four metres high, 13 metres long and 68 million years old, named after its discoverer Sue Hendrickson, has a new appearance thanks to a new lighting concept. Lightswitch Chicago has installed a lighting and AV system based on ETC technologies. ETC is one of the world's leading manufacturers of…

BigCityBeats In The Festhalle: WarmUp At The DJCon

15 years BigCityBeats, this anniversary will be celebrated tonight at 10 p.m. with loud beats in the Festhalle Frankfurt. How convenient that the DJs of the DJ Convention will be DJing at Prolight + Sound 2019 already from 3 p.m. to get the trade visitors and guests in the right mood. Experience the WarmUp in Hall 4.0 Saal Europa and listen to the remixes and fat sounds of the record artists.

Loud Beats & Hot Records

The DJConvention and the Sample Music Festival are still a magnet for disc jockeys on the last day of the fair. The beats already sound from a distance from the loudspeakers and show the variety in the musical implementation using the right equipment. Here you can scratch, sample and mix as you like...