Tag: Dodger Stadium

A Sound Investment at Dodger Stadium

TALL ORDER: Large loudspeaker systems are mounted on two 100-foot poles in center field at Dodger Stadium. (Getty Images) Team turns to Pro Media, Idibri, L-Acoustics as part of renovation project When the Los Angeles Dodgers set to work on $100 million in renovations to their storied ballpark for the 2020 MLB season, team brass took the opportunity to bring  cutting-edge audio technology to Chavez Ravine. “We needed to fundamentally change the location and configuration of the sound system” for the renovations, said Derek O’Hara, Dodgers director of planning and development. “Our chief marketing officer, Lon Rosen, was adamant that this was an opportunity to get the best possible sound system we could.” Rosen issued marching orders that included consulting sound industry professionals and people at other venues in the area, O’Hara said. “I spent the better part of three months getting stories and advice from acousticians, integrators and speaker […]

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Chefs Pop Up for Dodgers’ Series

Jenee Kim, Andrew Ahn, Danny Trejo, Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken. (Courtesy Levy) Levy leans on experience at Wrigley for new ballpark offering The local dining trend has come to major sports vLenues in three waves, said Alison Weber, Levy’s chief creative officer. First came the concept of creating locally themed menus and then the realization of inviting local chefs and restaurant brands into the venue. Now, though, we’re seeing wave three: turning venues into local food influencers. Dodger Stadium, historic home of the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball, serves as the latest example with its Chef Series effort this summer, inviting four local well-known chefs to create pop-up dining experiences, each for less than a week, in the same vein as we’ve already seen from another Levy-run venue: Chicago’s Wrigley Field.  “It is no longer enough to simply say ‘Favorite Local Restaurant will serve our fans,’” Weber said. […]

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