Jimmy Buffett is a big act. His sister, Lucy Buffett, owner of famed LuLu’s at HomePort Marina Restaurant on Alabama’s Gulf shore, is a big custom electronics client.
So when LuLu’s wants a Jimmy Buffett concert simulcast on a big screen, the integrator had better find the biggest screen available. Sundberg called Argyle, Texas-based GoVision, which was able to deliver GoBigger, what it calls “the world’s largest mobile high-definition LED screen,” within a few days. BSUN and GoVision technicians floated the 19-foot by 33-foot unit on a barge just off the dock near LuLu’s.

This was no lazy day in Margaritaville – special accommodations for staging, video, sound and other logistics were made last minute to enable the legendary performer to do what he does best. BSUN Media was contacted, assigned to the job and the resourceful company, willing to jump through hoops, helped pull off an event that, thanks to frenzied alerts on Twitter and other social media, soon drew thousands to LuLu’s.

Another key ingredient was ‘GoBigger” – the world’s largest mobile LED video screen. The massive 19′ x 33′ unit, featuring Daktronics HD-16 LED video technology, was provided by GoVision (www.jumbo.tv), one of the nation’s premier suppliers of turnkey mobile LED units and customized modular LED walls. GoVision’s technicians worked with BSUN Media to float the 53’ trailer-mounted unit on a barge just off the dock – another impressive feat of ingenuity – and integrated the screen into LuLu’s audio and video systems.

Sometimes, you just have to be creative. When tropical storm Alex forced the postponement of a Gulf Shores charity concert to benefit victims of the BP oil spill, LuLu’s at Homeport Marina was left without an act to entertain the large crowds expected on June 30 and July 1. Fortunately, when your name is Lucy Buffett, you’ve got an ace up your sleeve. Lucy convinced her brother, Jimmy Buffett, to make an impromptu, surprise appearance with his Coral Reefer Band at her harbor-side restaurant and bar on June 30.

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