Production Technology LLC (Protec), the region’s leading event production company, made history in the United Arab of Emirates when it staged the much awaited concert of Shakira’s – Oral Fixation Tour 2007, branded as the biggest concert ever in the region promoted by the local based company Mirage Promotions.
The ‘still being talked-about’ concert engulfed the Dubai Autodrome was witnessed by a crowd of 25,000 to watch what was undeniably the most captivating, ground breaking and breath taking concert ever seen in the region.
The Protec team, headed by Rick Wade, provided and installed the show’s set-up, the show was rigged over a 7 day period with the help of 35 expert crew members in lighting, audio, video, stage and roof.
Shakira’s tour lighting designer, specified his preferred lighting instruments, 43 Clay Paky Alpha Wash 575, 10 Clay Paky Alpha Wash 1200 and 213 Par Cans which was used to light up the 20mx40m stage. In addition to all of this they brought with them 28 Clay Paky Alpha Spot HPE 1200 as part of their touring equipment. All of these were controlled by 1 Full Size Grand MA lighting console running the show entirely to time code.