Alan Jackson’s Lighting Designer discovers the Vari*lite VLX whilst in Australia

Posted on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Alan Jackson may be known as a small town Southern man, but there is nothing small about his first headline tour of Australia with many of his arena shows selling out rapidly.

Lighting designer John Lucksinger used Chameleon Touring Systems for lighting supply including sixteen Vari*Lite VLX LED wash lights hung in the air randomly over the stage.

John admits that in the US he uses a different type of LED fixture however when Chameleon offered him the Vari*Lite VLX’s he was excited to try them.

“They also offered me the MAC301 but that was never going to give me anything near what the VLX could,” he commented. “I found them to be very clean, and their colours are just beautiful plus they’re very quick and have a really nice zoom. I’m not a real gear person and see lights as lights. I remember seeing a demo of the VLX and thinking ‘oh great another wash fixture’. But they are honestly one of the best fixtures I’ve ever used, they are amazing. I’ll certainly be specifying them in the future.”