Upcoming Events in Grand Rapids

The Van Andel Arena, home of the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins, is the largest venue in Grand Rapids. With a capacity of 12,000+, this multi use arena is known for hosting concerts, sporting events and family shows.

This is where the largest productions are hosted in West Michigan since it’s opening act Neil Diamond in October of 1996. This entertainment house features Crown Amplifiers, ElectroVoice Speakers and IED signal processing. But don’t worry if you don’t have the Audio Visual Consultants to run the show, management supports the arena with backup equipment and service technicians for clients.

Check out the upcoming concerts coming to town:

Miranda Lambert: Highway Vagabond Tour March 19th
Lionel Richie With Guest Mariah Carey March 28th
Def Leppard featuring Poison & Tesla April 17th
West Michigan Hip Hop Festival April 22nd
Eric Church: Holdin’ My Own Tour May 11th
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill June 15th
Red Hot Chili Peppers June 25th

For more family focused fun, the arena is hosting Disney On Ice and Casting Crowns in March and May.

Disney On Ice: Dare to Dream March 2nd-5th
Casting Crowns March 23rd
Gildas Laughfest: Katt Williams March 26th
Barley, BBQ, & Beasts 2017 May 20th
Monster Jam March 10th-12th

The Carbonite Black Switcher


News for 2017: Carbonite Developers created a mid-size switcher that delivers high-end production functionality and power, The Carbonite Black Switcher!   OncoreAV employees are actively installing this switcher for the local Grand Rapids, White Caps Baseball Stadium.



  • Is a 3 ME, compact 2 RU production engine that handles 1080P60 and 4k productions (with no third party products).
  • Redundant power that provides dual power supplies with both the control panel and production engine.
  • DVE functions, media stores, auxiliary buses, roll clip, macro names, advanced Chroma keying, and I/O capacity.
  • Continuous feature improvements via free software updates.
  • For more information check out the Brochure


  • Mid-size production switcher with intuitive panel ergonomics and production efficiencies that make it faster and easier to use for Audio Visual Consultants.
  • A strong metal body, high end multi purpose buttons and the Legendary Ross fader

Customer Service:

  • Ross annually receives among the highest ratings for customer support
  • Committed to production switcher development for 40+ years
  • Free lifetime technical advice by telephone and email


  • Carbonite can be used in a wide variety of production including Sports, Worship, Live events, Corporate, Education.