KOI 2019 Concert Touring & Events Shortlist Announced

Photo: Andrew Whitton

The Concert Touring & Events judging panel for The Knight of Illumination (KOI) Awards, the ultimate celebration of video and lighting design has revealed the 2019 shortlist for the Concert Touring & Events category.

Having received a record number of submissions, up 25 per cent from the 2017 Awards, the judging panel had the difficult task of choosing just a fraction of the entries to put forward for the shortlist.

This year’s judging panel comprised LSi editor Claire Beeson, music business and events consultant Ronnie Gurr, director of architectural lighting firm 18 Degrees Christopher Knowlton, Head of Lighting Design at Imagination Jonny Milmer, and Output Communications Director Kelly Murray. The process was chaired by Jess Allan of Productionomics.

The 2019 Concert Touring & Events shortlist is as follows:

The MA Lighting Award for Club

Hayden Borgars for Fever 333

Sherry Coenen for Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster

John ‘JP’ Partridge for Metronomy

The disguise Award for Video Content

Tom Colbourne, Rob Sinclair & Blue Leach for Kylie Minogue

Adam Young and Finn Ross for Years & Years

Paul Kell for Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets

The Vari-Lite Award for Stage

Tom Campbell for John Grant

Paul Kell for Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets

Tim Routledge for DAVE

The Minuit Une Award for Events

Adam Bassett for Dinosaurs in the Wild

Matthew Button for The Nest, London Borough of Culture

Ben Cracknell for Olivier Awards 2019

The GLP Award for Arena

Ben Dalgleish for Post Malone

Tim Routledge for Florence + the Machine

Tobias Rylander for The 1975

Commenting on this year’s Concert Touring & Events submissions, Jess Allan said: “The vastly diverse selection of artistic projects submitted this year made for fierce deliberations at the judges’ meeting to select the final shortlist. We are honoured to review in detail these artistic pieces.”