ARMONK, N.Y., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Production Resource Group, L.L.C. (PRG), the world's leading supplier of entertainment and event technology headquartered in New York, has acquired Nocturne Productions, Inc., the leading concert touring video production service company, through PRG's wholly owned subsidiary, PRG Nocturne Productions Inc. The announcement was made jointly by PRG Chairman & CEO Jeremiah "Jere" Harris, PRG Chief Operating Officer Kevin Baxley, and Nocturne Productions co-CEO Bob Brigham.
PRG Nocturne Productions will continue to serve Nocturne's clients from Nocturne's existing location, as well as from PRG's depots throughout the world. Effective immediately, Nocturne will begin operating under the name PRG Nocturne Productions Inc. with Bob Brigham and Ron Proesel as Co-Presidents and with Paul Becher continuing in his present leadership role as Executive Vice President.
Nocturne is the world's premiere concert touring video service company with clients such as Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Bon Jovi, Madonna, Eagles, Van Halen, Metallica, KISS, Britney Spears, Bruno Mars, Ricky Martin, Janet Jackson, Elton John, Tim McGraw, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nickelback, Kid Rock, NKOTBSB, James Taylor, Sting, Nine Inch Nails, Carrie Underwood, Def Leppard, Linkin Park, Alice in Chains, Blue Man Group, Michael Buble, Glee Live!, Journey, Earth, Wind & Fire and many others. "PRG and Nocturne share a core philosophy of offering the highest level of customer support combined with providing the latest cutting edge technology. Our companies have been on the same tours and shared clients for years, so combining forces is a logical next step," said Bob Brigham.
"PRG has been growing our video offerings, primarily in the corporate and large event markets and with Nocturne, we will be able to offer our concert touring clients access to the highest quality video and LED equipment and the best crews," said Baxley. "Many of our clients want a single source solution with experts knowledgeable across the market sectors and so we will continue to offer both bundled and individual services."
"Over the years, we've admired Nocturne's strong leadership and their truly innovative production solutions and we feel very fortunate to have Bob, Ron and Paul join our management team," said Harris.
For more information on PRG, please visit www.prg.com.
For more information on Nocturne, please visit www.nocturneproductions.com.
About Production Resource Group — Production Resource Group, L.L.C., (PRG) is the world's leading supplier of entertainment and event technology to a wide range of markets, including corporate and automotive events, concerts, special events, theatre, television and film, trade shows, and installations, such as theme parks, museums, retail stores and performing arts centers. PRG provides integrated services and equipment, including audio, video, lighting, rigging, staging, and scenery and automation systems, for these markets from more than 40 offices in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.
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