Are YOU X2 experienced? Celebrating a BIG year for EV’s flagship line array system!

December 22, 2017
Are YOU X2 experienced? Celebrating a BIG year for EV’s flagship line array system!

Audiences love it. Artists love it. Crews love it:

That’s why X2 is rising through the ranks on riders everywhere!

When it comes to sound quality, performance-to-weight ratio, manufacturer support, and overall ROI, X2 is in a league of its own:

That’s why more and more sound companies around the world are investing in X2!

EV would like to say THANK YOU to everyone who experienced the X2 difference in 2017 – here’s looking forward to upping the ante in 2018!

Here’s what some of the pros are saying about X2:

The EV X2 system is very powerful, which gave us plenty of extra headroom. I found that it was very responsive and reacted well to equalization, which is critical for creating clarity. You have to be able to clear a space for things like the interplay between articulated guitar parts among all the cymbals, and to bring out Tony Levin’s parts in the bass register.
David Taylor (tour engineer, King Crimson)

We’ve done this festival for 17 years. This was our first time using the X2 for it, and it was really a game-changer. The system really sounded fantastic, and that’s not just my opinion. All weekend, I was getting comments from the musicians who came out front to listen when they weren’t playing… Give me a good set of microphones, a great artist, and an X2 system, and I guarantee you’ll be impressed.
Ed Pratt (Pratt Sound)

Everything is working out great with Foreigner. We’ve got the entire X2 system running as a Dante network, and the amount of output we get is unbelievable. There’s plenty of power for a rock show, with so much headroom – most nights I don’t even see a peak limiter light come on. The bottom line: the band is happy, and they sound fantastic on this EV rig.
Todd Spangenberg (Mason Sound)

The first time I used the X2 was in a smaller amphitheater, just four boxes per side. It looked a little small, but when I turned it on the first time, my eyelids flew open. It just sounded so much better than what we’re used to hearing on a daily basis. With the EV X2, everything sounds more musical and has more depth, with none of the harshness on the top end that most PA systems have. It’s very coherent, too. I didn’t perceive the system as subs and tops. Everything worked together seamlessly, all the way down. Touring with Craig Morgan, I hear every rig you can imagine, and I’m OK with most of them. But the X2 is really stellar. When I show up at a gig and see an X-Line system in place, I just go back on the bus and say, ‘OK boys, it’s going to be a good day.’
Rob Harmon (FOH, Craig Morgan)

In our world, fidelity matters. It’s what our clients expect, and the Electro-Voice system delivers. We’ve used it with the New York Philharmonic. We’ve used it with Glen Hansard. We do musical theater shows with the University of Michigan, and main-stage, black-tie concerts at the Detroit Auto Show. We couldn’t be happier with our investment.
Jim Lillie (Aerial Enterprises)

We knew from experience that Electro-Voice offers excellent reliability and value. The new technology, sound quality and construction of the X2 system were exactly what we needed to meet our goals for growth.
Gilles Dion (Le Groupe Nord Scène)

Everyone who has worked with the new system has been blown away by it. When you see the engineer put on the system-check music and walk the venue, and then go back to the console and turn it off with zero adjustment, you know the system is sounding great. And that’s been the case, artist after artist, all summer long. It’s certainly made me confident that we made the right choice.
Dave Hallock (Mountain Town Music)

We’ve had nothing but positive comments from all the artists and engineers. When you can make the engineers happy for hard rock, country and pop artists all with one system, you know you’ve got a good one. Add in EV reliability, like the way it survived some very heavy weather with zero failures, and you know you’ve got a great PA..
Dave Mason (Mason Sound)

The X-Line Advance is extremely modular and scalable, offering the same great sound in smaller venues where we might use just three X2/212 boxes above a pair of subs. We do about six gigs per week with the X2 system on average, in different configurations and for different types of music. It doesn’t matter if it’s a large rock show, traditional acoustic music, a classical orchestra or electronic dance music. The X2 system from Electro-Voice does it all and performs flawlessly. We’ve got happy customers all over the country, and have had no problems at all. It is absolutely worth the investment.
Murt Whelan (Murt Whelan Sound)

Here are just some of the artists who performed through X2 in 2017:


21 Savage

3 Doors Down

50 Cent



Bauhaus Festival

Bell X1

Better than Ezra

Big and Rich

Big Gigantic

Big Sean

Big Sky

Billy Currington


Black Bear

Black Stone Cherry


Blue Oyster Cult

Brian Reagan

Brianna Alomar

Brothers Osborne

Canaan Smith

Chad Bramlet

Chase Rice

Cheech and Chong

Chris Brown

Chris Janson

Chris Stapleton

Cities 97 Sampler

Colt Ford

Colten Dixon

Country on the River

Cowboy Mouth

Craig Morgan

Crystal Gayle

Danielle Bradbery

Danielle Nicole

Darius Rucker

Dashboard Confessional

Datsik Ninja Nation

David Nail

Devon Worley

Drew Baldridge

Dwight Yoakam


Eli Young

Eric Paslay


Fan Jam



Flaming Lips

Flex Pavillion

Flo Rida



Frankie Ballard

Great White

Gregory Porter




Headwaters Music Fest

I Prevail


In This Moment

Jacob Sartorius

James Hill Days

James Vincent McMorrow

Jamie Grace

Jason Gray

Jerrod Nieman

Joan Jett

John Carpenter

John Pardie

John Rzeznik

Jon Bellion

Josh Turner

Juicy J

Justin Lynch

Justin Moore

K C and the Sunshine Band

K102 Radio Show

Kat Perkins


Keith Sweat


Kid Cudi

King Crimson

Kip Moore



Lee Greenwood

Leroy Parnell

Lil Yauhty

Lionel Richie





Lori Morgan


Lucas Graham

Luke Combs

Machine Gun Kelly

Maiden Dixie

Marshall Tucker Band

Martina McBride

Melissa Etheridge



Modest Mouse

Moondance Jammin Country Fest

Moondance Jam

Morgan Evans

Naughty by Nature

Neal McCoy

Ned LeDoux



Niall Hora


Old Dominion

Papa Roach


Parov Stelar

Peter Frampton

Phillip Phillips


Plan B

Point of Grace

Ramble Jam

Randy Houser

Ri Brime

Rob Base

Rock the 70s

Run The Jewels

Russell Dickerson


Sawyer Brown

Scott McCreay

Sebastian Bach


Shawn Hook

Star Party


Steve Moakler


Stone Sour


Suicide Boys

Tech 9

The Fray

The Mowglis

The Pretty Reckless

The Purple Experience

The Script

The Steve Miller Band

Thomas Rhett


Two Door Cinema Club

Tyler Farr

Vince Neil


William Michael Morgan


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