Lightwave International has provided lasers for some of the best and largest touring acts in the world. Utilizing the latest in solid state technology, our high power lasers are compact, portable and require no water or industrial power, making them idea for touring or festival needs. They can be controlled from a DMX lighting board, SMPTE timecode, or triggered via a host computer allowing maximum flexibility. Lightwave's skilled artists and programmers work with the light designer, artist or show producer to ensure the highest visual impact and audience satisfaction. We can design custom touring effects, such as the Laser Prism recreating Pink Floyd's iconic cover to Dark Side of the Moon utilized on Roger Water's tour of the same name. We've toured with Kanye West, Jay-Z, Madonna, Rihanna, Roger Waters, Jane's Addiction and Tom Petty and more. Whether the venue is large or small, Lightwave has a laser solution for your touring needs!
All of the lights! Jay-Z & Kanye West use over 200 Watts of Lightwave Lasers in a heavy-hitting laser tour design.
Jane's Addiction adds a custom programmed arsenal of Lightwave Lasers and confetti to the 2011 world tour.
With thirty-million-plus records sold worldwide, Blink-182 was back in 2011 and ready to continue the musical journey that had thrilled legions of fans for nearly two decades. They celebrated the release of their latest album with their biggest tour yet featuring over 90 watts of laser power from Lightwave International.
Madonna and lighting designer Roy Bennett used Lightwave Prism Series lasers by Arctos for the 2008 Sticky and Sweet World Tour. Lasers were integrated with the main lighting control system and playback was achieved through multiple grandMA consoles synchronized to show timecode. Content was served from individual Lightwave Laser Servers embedded in each fixture. This approach guaranteed frame-accurate playback of all lighting instruments, including lasers, at each show in every country.
Recipient of 2009 International Laser Display Association Award : FIRST PLACE live stage performance. The world's largest full-color lasers re-created the iconic Pink Floyd prism in laser light. The famous cover artwork from "Dark Side of the Moon" was created by Storm Thorgerson, concepualized as a laser artform by lighting designer Marc Brickman, and realized by Lightwave International and Excitement Technologies. Over 100 Watts of full color lasers were used to ‘magically’ transform an abstract set piece into a rotating tetrahedron towering above the audience.
Korn began their 2008 World Tour in Europe with another laser-centric design. Tour LD Martin Potoczny showed off the power of the grandMA / DMX Lightwave Laser Server combination with stunning laser looks.
Designers serving designers: Lightwave Visual Artists and Lighting Designers combined bold technology and cutting-edge tools with talent and global experience. Learn about the advancements in show control and show design made possible by modern laser entertainment tools...
Korn assembles an arsenal of high powered full-color lasers for the 2007 North American arena tour. Using the new DMX Lightwave Laser Server, 10 lasers are controlled as automated fixtures from a full-size grandMA. The 2007 Korn Tour had one goal: attempt to use lasers as a replacement for automated lights.
Ghostland Observatory is a relatively new band that has developed a huge and loyal worldwide fan base by delivering no-compromise performances. This was achieved largely through the use of lasers at their live shows. This band often has 40-100W of laser power on stage at any show. It has given them an image of being highly original, unique, and attendees can count on them for stellar live shows. This approach has paid off and has gained them massive attendances, led them to quickly outgrow venues, and has established an image branding that is, quite simply, LASERS.
The Family Values 2007 tour crosses the USA and Canada with three high-powered Lightwave Prism Series Lasers. Lasers are controlled by DMX from full-size Lightwave Laser Servers, eliminating the need for a dedicated live laser operator.