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We are dealers for:
Heath, American DJ, Anchor Audio, Aphex Systems, Audio Technica, Audix, Aviom,
Avlex, B&C Speakers, Behringer, Beyer Dynamic, Bron Tape, BSS audio, Bulbman,
CITC , Chaveut, Cipex International, Clear-Com, Countryman Associates, Crown, D
& M Pro, DBX, Denon, DOD, Draper Inc., Drawmer, Elation Entertainment Products,
ElectroVoice (EV), ETA Systems, Eventide, Fender Musical Instruments, Flambeau
Inc., Furman Sound, Galaxy Audio, Gator Cases, Hal Loenard Corp, Harmon Music
Group, High Energy Lighting, Horizon Music ,Hosa Technology, Hybrid Cases, I.A.G.
America, International Theatrical Truss, J.W. Davis & Co, JBL Porfessional,
Kaman Music Group, Kangeroo Cases, King Wire, Inc., Klark Teknik, L.R.I.,
Leviton Manufacturing, Lex Products, Lexicon, Listen Technology, Littlite,
Martin Sound Products, MCM Electronics, Meyer Sound Labs, Midas Consoles, Mitek
Corp, NSI, Numark Industries, Olsen Audio Group, Opti-Case, Ortofon, OWI inc.,
Peavey, Penn Fab / Elcom, Production Intercom, Professional Audio Systems – PAS,
PSLP, Inc, QSC Audio, R.L. Drake, RTS, Radian Audio Engineering, Rane Corp,
Raxxess, Rolls Corp, Samson Audio Technologies, Sennheiser, SHS Audio, Shure
Inc, Soundbridge, Specialty Optical Systems, Speco Technologies, Spectape,
Symetrics, TCH, TEAC, TEI Electronics, Telex, The Music People, TOA Electronics,
Ultimate Support Systems, Unitec Cases, Whirlwind Music ,Yamaha
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Director of Operations
Ed Spoto has been a professional audio engineer for over 12 years. Spoto’s touring mixing and system engineer credits include James Taylor, The Moody Blues, George Strait, Dixie Chicks, The Rolling Stones, Live, korn, Limp Bizkit, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Leeann Womack and many others. Spoto holds an Electrical Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University and graduated Valedictorian from the Full Sail Center for Recording Arts. He has also served as Technical Director for AMS Production Group and Operations Manager at Showco, Inc. Spoto is now Secretary/Treasurer and Operations Manager for Crossroads Audio, Inc. in Dallas, TX.
Stewart Bennett has over 20 years experience in the professional audio industry. Bennett’s touring mixing and system engineer credits include Seal, Christina Aguilera, John Fogerty, Live, Soundgarden, Tool, Reba McEntire, ZZ Top, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, John Petrucci, Lisa Loeb, The Toadies, Stone Temple Pilots, Smashing Pumpkins, Blondie, BeeGees, Megadeth, Butthole Surfers, Stephen Curtis Chapman, Blind Melon, Gary Oliver, Charlie Sexton, Skinny Puppy and many others. He also served as Meyer Sound Labs Midwest regional sales manager in 1998/99 and is now President of Crossroads Audio, Inc. in Dallas, TX.
Robin Magruder has over 30 years experience in all facets of professional concert production, audio and management. Magruder served Showco, Inc. in many capacities including touring FOH mixing/system engineer, Electronics/Manufacturing Manager, VP Operations/General Contracting/Tour Production Coordination, Senior VP Sales/Marketing and Executive VP/General Manager. His major touring production and mixing engineer credits include The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, The Who, David Bowie, BeeGees, James Taylor, Genesis, Willie Nelson, Linda Ronstadt, Robert Plant, Phil Collins, Average White Band, The Kinks, Alice Cooper, Commodores, The Osmonds, Three Dog Night, the Farm Aid Concert Series and many others. Magruder is now VP/General Manager of Crossroads Audio, Inc, in Dallas, TX
Office Manager and Bookkeeper
Degrees: Master of Public Affairs from UTD
B.S.- Business Administration from UTD
|Rental Department Manager Entered the "business", at Six Flags Over Texas, soon after starting college at UTA in 1982. Graduated in 1986 with Bachelor's of Business Administration. Started working with Crossroads in July 1987 as Lighting Director, moved into Rental Department in 1989 when I started to pursue my MBA, which was completed in 1991. Since then, I have worn many hats here at Crossroads and continue to find the people and challenges of the audio business enjoyable |
Concerts Department Manager Mike Ponczek is a veteran of over 30 years in the professional music and live sound industries. Ponczek first enjoyed a successful musical career as multi-keyboardist with Capitol recording artists, Ethos. After studying Electrical Engineering at Indiana/Purdue University, his live sound career blossomed during the 80’s and 90’s - mixing and system engineering multiple major tours for such artists as Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Roger Daltrey, The Kinks, The Clash, The Who, Mike and the Mechanics, John Fogerty, The OJays, Toto and many others. Ponczek is also a winner and four-time nominee of the prestigious MIX Magazine TEC Award for Live Sound Engineer of the Year. He is now Event Services Manager for Crossroads Audio, Inc. in Dallas, TX.
Senior Staff Engineer Concerts Department Mixing Engineer, Monitor Engineer, System Engineer Dave has been in the professional audio business since 1978 as a professional audio engineer working for many local and regional audio companies and at Crossroads Audio full time since 2000. Dave has successfully mixed many projects ranging from The Motels
; to John Mayal; from major special event productions such as ABC TV - “The View Celebrates Dallas” to major national convention productions including Sonic Corp, Pampered Chef , Countrywide Mortgage and many others. Dave is thoroughly experienced with many different major sound systems and fits seamlessly into almost any professional environment.