What we do
Established in 1989, ARD Sound and Lighting has become one of the most sought after names in Ireland, and can provide everything you need for all aspects of live entertainment production. Our Production and Install teams can provide professional PA, Lighting and Media systems.
If you need a professional Sound, Lighting or Media system, installed by experts, with the peace of mind that it will be properly maintained and serviced, you need look no further. With over 25 years of experience and countless successful installations, ARD Sound and Lighting's install team can provide the right system with understanding of your business and house of worship needs to make sure your venue can function the way you need it to.
Our portfolio includes music clients such as; Van Morrison, Mel C, Nathan Carter, BBC NI, Bethel, Matt Redman, Michael W Smith, Robin Mark, to name but a few.
Many Festivals, Events and large conferences employ ARD Sound and Lighting's services from Openskies festival at Shanes Castle & Ormeau Park with Beat Carnival, through to Elim Wondrous, BCGC, Derry Fashion fest, Armed Forces Day, Dalriada Festival and East side arts festival where we continue to supply equipment and Engineers.
To stay ahead, we are able to supply the latest technology to ensure that the quality of our service and equipment meets our client's expectations at all times. The ability to source, track and service this technology ensures we are able to hold the latest equipment available in our hire stock.
ARD Sound and Lighting is based in East Antrim, Northern Ireland providing services in the UK and Ireland. Being located beside seaports and the Motorway system means we’re ideally situated for Belfast, Co. Antrim, Co. Down and Scotland as well as the rest of Northern Ireland, U.K and Rep.of.Ireland.
We have recently added Electro-Voice's flagship line-array product, the X-Line Advance X2 and X12-128 Subs to our existing EV XLE181 product line all driven by EVs tour grade amplifiers. L'Acoustics ARCS and 115FM wedges are another great addition to our inventory all driven by Lab Gruppen's flag ship PLM 12K44 amplified controllers. We also stock equipment from Midas, Allen & Heath, Yamaha, Shure, Sennheiser, AKG, Neumann, Klark Technik and K-Array as well as our own brand of Trinity T1214 Bi-amp Monitor Wedge's all of which are available for demonstration. Our Lighting department has added some new concepts in intelligent lighting and control with a set of Chauvet R1-B FX and Colourband PIX-M moving battens. The Well Fit battery operated fixtures allows us to uplight walls without the need for cables.
A range of intelligent fixtures including beams, spots and washes from Martin, Robe and Chauvet plus Generic fixtures from Selecon, ETC Thomas and Strand. Full rigging included from trussing to barrel, loadstar motors and control plus all CE approved accessories