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CHAUVET DJ Helps Tell Miami Motel Stories

Posted on March 25, 2020 by Abigail Arnold

CHAUVET DJ has partnered with the Juggerknot Theatre Company for their newest production of Miami Motel Stories, an immersive non-traditional theatrical experience, at the Broadmoor Hotel on Ocean Terrace in Miami.

By the Numbers: IP Ratings

Posted on March 23, 2020 by Abigail Arnold

Festivals, spring weddings, corporate functions—you want your lighting to go where you do: Outside. Deciphering IP ratings is a great first step toward peace of mind for mobile entertainers, and not just when choosing the right tools for the gig, but also ensuring your gear stands up to the elements again and again. After all, […]

Light Smarter with FlareCON Air 2

Posted on March 6, 2020 by Abigail Arnold

CHAUVET DJ is more than just an entertainment lighting company. We’re technology innovators. These days, the best technology fits in the palm of your hand which is why we made sure that CHAUVET DJ control solutions do too.

CHAUVET DJ Presents NAMM 2019 Seminars for End User and Retailer Alike

Posted on December 12, 2018 by Natasha Farzad

CHAUVET DJ will host two informative seminars during NAMM 2019! Both take place Friday, January 25 in Room A12 Malibu on Level 4 of the Anaheim Hilton in the Anaheim Convention Center. Did you know NAMM offers General Attendee Badges? Registration may be available to pro audio professionals, venue or houses of worship buyers, educators, […]

The Arena returns to BPM|PRO with CHAUVET DJ

Posted on August 15, 2017 by Nicole Troisi

Running from 22 to 23 October at the Birmingham NEC’s Genting Arena, BPM|PRO is one of the largest events dedicated to DJing, electronic music production, and professional sound and lighting. In addition to hosting a stand packed with the latest products and demo opportunities, Chauvet is again in charge of the famous Arena, transforming it […]

The Makings of the Chauvet Arena at BPM|PRO 2016

Posted on August 8, 2016 by CHAUVET DJ

Ever wondered how the Chauvet Arena at BPM|PRO gets put together? Well this year for the first time ever, we’ll be hosting a live-panel discussion called “The Makings of the Chauvet Arena” allowing attendees to go backstage for an exclusive look at the creative process behind these amazing light shows. All three days of BPM|PRO, […]

Chauvet Arena returns to BPM|PRO – Time of Light Shows Below!

Posted on August 5, 2016 by CHAUVET DJ

Besides hosting a CHAUVET DJ Stand and demo area, this year Chauvet is taking over the Genting Arena and loading it up with a rig of about 200 fixtures for non-stop action including guest appearances from top industry performers, a series of exciting learning sessions and some crazy wicked light shows! Our lights will be […]

DJ Profile: DJ Sir Force

Posted on November 1, 2013 by webmaster

DJ Sir Force — aka Brent Ferree — is a DJ with 25 years of experience who works for Source 4 Entertainment in Frederick, MD. His DJ name is a combination of a line from “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” (where Cameron calls the principal and says, “call me sir,”) and the term force (as in I am […]

Grand Opening – Chauvet Opens Mexico Subsidiary

Posted on October 30, 2013 by webmaster

Check out photos from the grand opening celebration of the full-service Chauvet subsidiary in Mexico! CHAUVET AND SONS DE MEXICO S DE RL DE CV is a full-service branch office and distribution center for the CHAUVET DJ, CHAUVET Professional and TRUSST brands. The office is strategically located at Ave. Santa Ana 30, Parque Industrial Lerma in Lerma, Mexico 52000, […]

SHIFT Entertainment Creates a Spine Tingling Setup with CHAUVET DJ Gear

Posted on October 29, 2013 by webmaster

Check out this video Dex Newberry shared with us on the CHAUVET DJ Facebook page! Newberry is the owner of SHIFT Entertainment, an entertainment company based out of Cincinnati that offers DJ services, master of ceremonies, karaoke, live music, live trivia and voice overs. This video was taken during a Halloween gig where he used two Intimidator […]

On Set with SlimBANK UV-18 and Core 3×3

Posted on October 24, 2013 by webmaster

Martin Ubilluz, owner of Mu2 Productions, included three SlimBANK UV-18 blacklights and six Core 3×3 wash lights on the set of a music video shoot.  Read on for his review of the gear and check out some photos from the shoot! “The concept was to create a very colorful look with glow-in-the-dark effects. To bring our […]

Six-Part Series: Photography – How to Master It and Use It to Expand Your Business

Posted on October 22, 2013 by webmaster

We’re bringing you a helpful and insightful six-part series on photography! Why? Because we want to show you how low-light photography can be mastered and used to expand your mobile entertainment business. Read on! Part 1 – Why Photography?  by Ben Dickmann, Product Manager for CHAUVET Professional and ILUMINARC We all live in a world of social […]

Tune in for Tips – CHAUVET DJ Master the Ceremony featuring Bobby Kramarik

Posted on October 16, 2013 by webmaster

CHAUVET® DJ presents Master the Ceremony: Tips from Top Mobile Entertainment Companies. This video series shares career tips from top mobile DJs and entertainment companies in the industry. Learn ways to set yourself apart in a saturated market and how to ultimately master every ceremony. In our latest edition, we learn some tips from Bobby Kramarik […]

Get Creepy with Us!

Posted on October 14, 2013 by webmaster

Check out this awesome movie poster the CHAUVET DJ team created for our short Halloween film, “Horror, Baby.” Are you hosting a Halloween event and looking for inspiration to create a spine-tingling scarefest? Tune in for some ideas and see the complete gear list at the end of the film. Incorporate some of these techniques into […]

Photos from PLASA 2013!

Posted on October 11, 2013 by webmaster

We have some great photos to share with you from the Chauvet stand at London’s ExCel Arena for PLASA 2013! CHAUVET DJ showcased some awesome gear in a stand built using TRUSST truss arcs. Check out the unique and lively setup, and see a few great shots of some beautiful color and light from the […]

Behind the Scenes of "Horror, Baby"

Posted on October 4, 2013 by webmaster

We’re sharing some exclusive, behind-the-scenes photos from the making of “Horror, Baby!” with you! The team used 37 CHAUVET DJ and 14 TRUSST products to set the mood and make the short film happen. Check out the photos and tune in to the making of “Horror, Baby!” as Geoff Short takes you on set in his […]

DJ Profile: DJ Buba

Posted on October 1, 2013 by webmaster

DJ Buba — aka Luis Orlando Martinez — is the owner of DJ Buba Events of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, specializing in weddings, quinces, corporate events and more. 1. How and when did you get started as a DJ? I started my career back in the 90s — DJing at small private parties […]

Tune In! Chauvet Lights the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders

Posted on September 24, 2013 by webmaster

Remember the post announcing Chauvet gear on set with the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders? Here is the promotional video! Tune in and check out the eye-candy — and we’re not only referring to the Chauvet gear — in action. Even if you’re not a fan of the Miami Dolphins, we promise you will still appreciate this. Tune in!

6th Annual Salon Algam Shines with Chauvet

Posted on September 24, 2013 by webmaster

The sixth edition of Salon Algam, held in Nantes earlier this month, featured an array of Chauvet fixtures. To illuminate the theater, our French distributer used the following: 18 CHAUVET DJ COLORband PiX, 10 CHAUVET DJ Intimidator Spot LED 450, 18 CHAUVET Professional Nexus 4×4, 16 CHAUVET Professional Q-Wash 419Z, 12 CHAUVET Professional Legend 230SR Beam, 5 CHAUVET Professional Ovation E-190WW and 4 CHAUVET Professional Q-Wash 560Z-LED. […]

Smokin' Hot! Chauvet Joins the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders on Set

Posted on September 23, 2013 by webmaster

Chauvet fixtures and products shared the spotlight during a promotional video shoot featuring the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders. The Chauvet team created a colorful, lively set using CHAUVET DJ Geyser RGB pyrotechnic-like fixtures, TRUSST sticks and accessories, CHAUVET Professional Nexus 4×4 tour-ready wash lights and CHAUVET Professional Legend 230SR Beam moving heads — to name a few. Check […]

Take a Tour of BPM 2013 with DJ Tutor

Posted on September 20, 2013 by webmaster

[youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/rK4DLqsBddM” showinfo=”0″ start=”1653″] Tune in! Did you miss BPM? Join DJ Tutor, aka Johnathan Lewis, for a tour of the show, get an in-depth look at just-launched gear and see the magnificent light show in the Chauvet-sponsored arena. See you at BPM 2014!

KASKADE Tours with Geyser RGB

Posted on September 16, 2013 by webmaster

Here at CHAUVET DJ, we’re celebrating the music of KASKADE on this fine Monday afternoon. The KASKADE Atmosphere Tour has a boatload of Geyser RGB pyrotechnic-like fixtures, as well as some Nexus 4X4 panels, and as always, they’re seriously rocking the venues with a top-of-the-line show! Check out his teaser for a sneak peek of the […]

CHAUVET DJ Raises the Stakes at The Las Vegas DJ Show

Posted on September 12, 2013 by webmaster

The CHAUVET DJ team embarked on a trip to Sin City for the 2013 Las Vegas DJ Show. Nick Airriess, product manager for CHAUVET DJ, designed a 20-by-20 foot TRUSST-built booth to showcase newly launched gear. Showstoppers included the innovative, low-profile SlimPAR Hex 3 IRC wash light with 6-in-1 LED (RGBAW+UV) technology, the remote-controllable Intimidator Spot 100 IRC […]