Parades & Races
One of the most fun, energetic marathons around, the Rock’n’Roll Marathon series visits more than 30 cities around the world, including Philadelphia in September. A series of stages line the course, and runners and spectators are treated to live music throughout. Clear Sound provides the audio equipment and mixing support for each of these stages, including Main Stage, where Big Head Todd and the Monsters performed .
Of course, like any business, Clear Sound must watch the bottom line, but we also believe that giving back to the community is an important aspect of doing good business. Therefore, we were proud to sponsor the Congenital Heart Walk in June at lovely Wilson Farm Park in Wayne, PA.
With more than 40,000 participants, Philadelphia’s iconic Broad Street Run is one of the largest timed races in the United States. Benefiting the American Cancer Society, the Run features participants running the entire 10-mile length of Broad Street, from the Northeast to the Philadelphia Navy Yard in South Philly. Clear Sound has been proud to provide audio services for this eminent event throughout its entire history.
For many years, Clear Sound has been privileged to provide sound for the Philadelphia Marathon, one of the country’s top running events. Over 20,000 runners participate each year in the different races throughout the weekend.
Clear Sound had equipment at multiple locations throughout the race, including the starting point, all sides of the Eakins Oval and Logan Circle. Mayor Michael Nutter was at the start, setting the runners on their way.
Every year, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure brings thousands of runners and walkers to Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway in support of breast cancer research. This national event has grown exponentially over the decades – from 5,000 attendees in 1990, to 150,000 in 2010.
For over ten years, Clear Sound has provided audio support and staging for the Radnor Fire Company’s Memorial Day Parade. This important community event always presents a variety of challenges to our sound engineers, thanks to the diversity of musical entertainment, speeches and ceremonies that take place.
Every year, Operation First Response holds a Walk for the Wounded event in order to draw attention to the plight of the more than 40,000 returning soldiers, and to raise funds to meet the needs of their families.
Clear Sound was called upon to provide sound production along with event support for the Vice President’s visit to the 52nd annual Media Veterans Day parade. The parade kicked off at 11:11 am to commemorate the date of the federal holiday. Local politicians Rep. Pat Meehan and county officials John Whelan, John McBlain, and Tom McGarrigle also were at the event.
Founded in 2005, the Philly Roller Girls are a skater-owned and operated all-girl roller derby league with more than 50 skaters from the Philadelphia area. Clear Sound provided audio support at their recent Warrior Cup Championship and Independence Dolls vs. DC All Stars bout at the University of Pennsylvania Class of 1923 Ice Skating Rink.
The Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia brought their Casting Couch to this year’s MS Mud Run. The event brought people out to Newtown Square to participate in the two day athletic event.
The Academy of Natural Sciences Auditorium was packed to capacity hosting the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovations debut public program on November first. Titled Drexel Dialogues: Urban Innovation in Age of Trump; the event capped their three-day Urban Innovation Summit, about change, problem solving, and how to improve the lives of Philadelphians.
This year marked the 23rd anniversary of the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service. The day concluded with a free concert held in The Chapel at Girard College. The concert performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra intends to unite people through the power of music and, honor Dr. King’s life and work. Clear Sound was proud to provide the audio for this great community event.
Clear Sound is very proud to be a part of the Philadelphia Orchestra's Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert at Girard College
Intimate, natural-sounding dialogue in a sold-out theater. Crisp, intelligible announcements in a packed stadium. Exhilarating lights and music at an outdoor summer festival. A stirring sermon reaching every corner of a cavernous church.
Sounds like the work of Clear Sound - the Delaware Valley's best full-service audio, video and lighting company.