Paul McCartney, Winnipeg, Manitoba

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The stage for the Paul McCartney concert at the stunning new Investors Group Field in Winnipeg was 160ft wide, 60ft deep and 72ft high. Built by Brown United of Monrovia CA, this is a modified version of the stage used for the Eagles concert and features a new “quick drop” scrim design that allows the crew to rapidly open the structure in the event of sudden high winds.

SDE were the Engineers of Record for the stage and provided the onsite inspection to ensure that the stage was properly erected and all safety provisions were in place.

Of course, we had to “monitor” the stage during the spectacular performance.

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The “Quick-Drop” scrim allows the crew to open sections in case of sudden winds.

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Lighting truss work.

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Almost ready to raise the lighting truss.

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On stage.

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LED screens now raised.

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Stage near ready.

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Sir Paul’s Piano