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Shure Opens and Closes Coachella 2009

coachella-09-paul-mccartney-4-17-09.jpgEMOTIONAL MOMENTS—Marking the 11th anniversary of his late wife Linda’s passing to the day with dedications of “Long and Winding Road? and “My Love Does it Good,? Paul McCartney opened this year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival on an emotional and energy-charged note. Packing a cover of Jimi Hendrix’s “Foxy Lady? and a sing-along version of “Hey Jude? into a 2 ½ hour set including two encores, Sir Paul enthralled the crowd from behind his regular microphone of choice, a hardwired Shure Beta 58. more

SHURE MICROPHONES FEATURED IN ROCK BAND 2 VIDEO GAME

rock-band-3.pngFor decades, Shure microphones have been a mainstay of rock and roll stages, from the largest arenas and stadiums to the smallest bars and clubs. Now they’re also appearing onstage in the virtual world, compliments of the Harmonix and MTV Games’ best-selling, critically acclaimed music video game Rock Band 2. more

SHURE WIRELESS MICROPHONES “THRILL? MICHAEL JACKSON FANS

Thriller Live 1When the producers of the “Thriller Live? musical arrived at the Lyric Theatre in London, they found themselves faced with the difficult challenge of isolating a wireless radio frequency within the heart of London’s theatre district. After much deliberation, the company turned to Shure and the Joint Frequency Management Group (JFMG) to provide the solution. more

SHURE EXTENDS REBATES

SHURE EXTENDS REBATES FOR 700 MHz WIRELESS SYSTEMS TO DECEMBER 31, 2009

NILES, IL, May 4, 2009 — Shure Incorporated today announced that the Company is extending its rebate program of up to $1,000 for the trade-in of Shure 700 MHz frequency band (698-806 MHz) wireless systems and for any other manufacturers’ qualifying 700 MHz frequency band wireless systems and their related components until the end of the calendar year – to December 31, 2009. more

JAMAICA JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL HEATS UP WITH SHURE

Robin ThickeA-list Acts Draw Huge Crowds for Three Straight Nights

NILES, IL, April 29, 2009 — Cloudy skies and occasional drizzle did little to dampen spirits at this year’s Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, as legions of music lovers descended on Rose Hall, a historic, 7,000-acre north coast plantation, to see and hear performers ranging from Lionel Richie and British sensation Estelle to the legendary O’Jays and Reggae superstar Maxi Priest. more

BABASONICOS SOUND OFF FOR SHURE

BabasonicosNILES, IL — Even after 18 years as a band and nine albums, the Babasonicos are still hungry. “We will never be satisfied to rest on our achievements,” says the band’s frontman Adrián Dárgelos, “because it is in our very nature to continually subvert and change the panorama of what is understood as music.”

Mucho, the band’s latest album, brings expression of the band’s latest evolutionary steps into sharp focus with a selection of songs mixed in London by Phil Brown of Roxy Music fame. more

SHURE FINDS A SPOT WITH THE MELVINS

Toshi-MelvinsFrom goosenecks to supercardioid dynamics, engineer and producer Toshi Kasai knows his Shure microphones

NILES, IL — After almost 25 years and over 25 albums, the Melvins are to sludge metal what Hank Aaron is to baseball, giving new meaning to the genre with their latest record, Nude With Boots (Ipecac Recordings), an album recorded last summer with the help of engineer/producer Toshi Kasai. more

Little Big Town: A Lifetime With Shure

Little Big TownLITTLE BIG TOWN CELEBRATES ANOTHER ANNIVERSARY…A LIFETIME WITH SHURE

NASHVILLE, TN, April 23, 2009 — With shared backgrounds…all drawing inspiration from the same place — growing up singing harmony with their families — the four members of GRAMMY®-nominated Little Big Town started along a path to vocal fame at an early age. more

SHURE, OSA SUPPORT CHICAGO 2016 OLYMPICS BID

If Chicago hosts the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, the athletes and visitors will no doubt enjoy comfortable summer weather. No one will likely remember the years of planning and preparation that all came to a head on Sunday, April 5, 2009…a rainy, snowy, windy day in the Windy City. On that day, the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Evaluation Commission began their official inspection visit to Chicago. The host city will be announced on October 2, 2009, in Copenhagen, Denmark. more

SERJ TANKIAN GOES WIRELESS WITH SHURE

Serj TankianIT’S A CLEAN SWEEP ONSTAGE FOR SERJ TANKIAN AND SHURE WIRELESS

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, April 21, 2009 — System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian recently took the stage with the Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra (APO) to reinterpret his first solo album, Elect the Dead, a pairing that presented the arrangements quite differently from those heard on the record. more

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