JPS Australia


Gorillaz Tour 2010

The world’s most famous virtual band, Gorillaz, made their live debut in Australia in December 2010. After headlining the UK’s Coachella and Glastonbury festivals earlier in the year, Gorillaz headed to the Southern Hemisphere to tour Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and then Auckland. The band – the brainchild of Blur singer Damon Albarn and […]

Powderfinger Farewell Tour 2010

Powderfinger hit the road late in 2010 for their farewell tour of Australia and New Zealand. The band had decided after 20 years of making music and touring the world to call it a day and set out on the Sunsets Farewell tour. It consisted of arenas for the capitals cities and big-top tents for […]

The FIFA Fan Fest in Sydney

While 32 nations played in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Sydney was one of only six cities around the world to host an International FIFA Fan Fest. More than 500,000 people visited the Cockle Bay and Tumbalong Park sites, at Darling Harbour, where all 64 matches were broadcast live on four large screens. JPS provided […]

JPS in merger talks with Johnston Audio

Australasia’s leading touring audio suppliers; Jands Production Services Pty Limited (JPS) and Johnston Audio Services, (JAS) have entered into a Heads of Agreement to merge the two companies. The Heads of Agreement is subject to undertaking of due diligence which is expected to be completed by the end of June. Both companies have long histories […]

Russell Peters 2010

Global comedy ‘rock-star’, Russell Peters, brought his hillarious Green Card Tour to Australia in May. As part of his “Green Card Tour,” the shows featured all new material since the release of his latest DVD, “Red, White and Brown”. He was recently ranked by Forbes — along with Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock — as […]

Groovin the Moo Festival 2010

The 2010 Groovin the Moo festival took a big leap in production from the previous years. The festival promoters had asked how they could step up the production levels without too large an infrastructure change. The festival featured Silverchair, Vampire Weekend, Empire of the Sun, Tegan and Sara, Grinspoon and many more and with such […]

Lady Gaga Tour March 2010

Lady Gaga hit Australia for the Monster Ball tour. It was the first Lady Gaga solo tour and a monster show that featured an elaborate stage set. The shows ran for over 2 hours with numerous costume changes and sets that morphed constantly between songs, moving from New York cityscapes to Tim Burton-esque dream worlds […]

The Pixies Tour 2010

    Photos courtesy of Stephen Booth Photography   The Pixies returned to Australia for a sell out national tour. JAS provided a D&B J series system along with a M4 monitor system. In a sign of things to come the shows were recorded live and CDs were available at the end of the show. DATES March […]

Melbourne Grand Prix 2010

Held at the St Kilda and South Melbourne Albert Park race course, Johnston Audio was again asked to supply audio for the Melbourne Grand Prix after race concert. This year’s event ran over 2 nights with Simple Minds and Australia’s Powderfinger performing. A huge crowd of 30,000 people stayed for the shows. Date March 25-28 […]

Future Music Festival 2010

2010’s Future Music Festival featured The Prodigy, Empire Of The Sun, Franz Ferdinand, David Guetta and co along with new musical acts including: Spank Rock, Way Out West, Operator Please, Bag Raiders, Space Invadas and Jump Jump Dance Dance! Dates Feb 27-28, March 6-8 Melbourne Festival Main stage 24 x L-Acoustics V-Dosc 24 x L-Acoustics […]