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DJ Profile: Sixth Element

Posted on August 1, 2013 by webmaster

Mario Garcia, aka DJ Sixth Element, is originally from Puerto Rico and currently resides in Miami where he operates his DJ business, Sixth Element. He caters to the South Florida area and specializes in corporate, private and house parties. Read on and get to know more about your fellow DJ. 1. How and when did […]

CHAUVET DJ Debuts at ENTECH

Posted on July 30, 2013 by webmaster

Displaying in-demand gear with distributor AVE Corp, CHAUVET® DJ stole the spotlight at the ENTECH 2013 trade show in Sydney, Australia. The TRUSST®-built stand featured gear from the Intimidator series of powerful moving heads and scanners, SlimPAR line of low-profile wash lights, Core pixel-mapping wash lights and colorful Scorpion lasers. The TRUSST trussing system was […]

DJ Tutor Reviews COLORband PiX-M

Posted on June 14, 2013 by webmaster

Tune in as Johnathan Lewis, aka DJ Tutor, puts COLORband PiX-M on the review bench. A must-have LED fixture for mobile DJs, bands or nightclubs, COLORband PiX-M is powered by 12 tri-color LEDs and features DMX controllable motors to sweep back and forth, or from position to position, creating movement and dynamic effects. Get an […]

Nimbus Makes an Appearance at the annual BADJA Cookout

Posted on June 11, 2013 by webmaster

Every year, the Baltimore Area DJ Association (BADJA) hosts an annual cookout for all of its members. Mark Whipple, program director for BADJA and owner of The Sound Investment DJ Co., hosted this year’s event and threw a pool party complete with good food and camaraderie. To add excitement to the event, Chris Bartosik, BADJA […]

Chauvet Shows off at Solotech

Posted on May 9, 2013 by webmaster

Erikson Pro, the Canadian distributor for Chauvet, showcased CHAUVET® DJ, CHAUVET® Professional and TRUSST® gear during the Solotech en coulisse Trade Show held in Montreal. Attendees crowded the booth to see the latest in LED technology and must-have truss systems. Geyser RGB proved to be an instant hit. The dual effect fixture emits thick, white bursts of fog […]

Metro Sound & Lighting Hosts Chauvet Expo 2013

Posted on April 17, 2013 by webmaster

Our Central Territory Manager for CHAUVET® DJ, Jelani Williams, traveled to Minnesota to take part in Metro Sound & Lighting’s Chauvet Expo 2013. The expo featured lighting demonstrations using the latest CHAUVET® DJ gear and TRUSST® kits — the Intimidator Spot series proved to be a crowd favorite. During the event, Williams touted the CHAUVET® DJ VIP […]

Status Update – Chauvet Showroom Makeover

Posted on February 26, 2013 by webmaster

Remember when we announced our redesigning the showroom at Chauvet headquarters project? We have an update – the design is complete, the TRUSST® trussing system is secure and all 226 fixtures are mounted. The design features a combination of CHAUVET® DJ and CHAUVET® Professional fixtures. In addition to wash lights, pixel-mapping fixtures, moving heads and effect lights, the entire […]

Blue Öyster Cult Rocks Out with CHAUVET® DJ and TRUSST®

Posted on February 26, 2013 by webmaster

TRUSST®, CHAUVET® DJ gear and Blue Öyster Cult rocked the stage during a fiery performance at Hotel Menage during The NAMM Show 2013. Blue Haze Entertainment lighting company of Los Angeles specified CHAUVET® DJ SlimPAR Pro wash lights to warm the truss structure which included TRUSST® totems.

CHAUVET® DJ Stage at MBLV17 Showcases TRUSST® Kits

Posted on February 15, 2013 by webmaster

During MBLV17, attendees crowded around the CHAUVET® DJ stage to see live performances from celebrities such as Rob Base and Cupid.  The stage featured the new TRUSST® Goal Post Kit with the MotionDrape LED and five COLORband PiX-M mounted to it. To create colorful aerial effects, six Intimidator Beam LED 350 moving heads were mounted atop six TRUSST® totems warmed with […]

DJ Profile: DJ Bill Lyons

Posted on February 1, 2013 by webmaster

Bill Lyons, aka DJ Bill Lyons, lives in Bangor, Maine and DJs at wedding receptions, clubs, holiday parties and school dances from Bar harbor to Millinocket. Read on and get to know more about your fellow DJ. 1. How did you get started as a DJ? Back in 1980, we hosted a school dance to […]

DVDJ G-Funk Rings in the New Year with CHAUVET® DJ

Posted on January 4, 2013 by webmaster

To create a festive atmosphere during a New Year’s Eve bash held at the Hyatt Regency in Denver, Gene Jone, aka DVDJ G-Funk of Dance Trax Productions, set two Intimidator Spot LED 350 moving heads atop two, 7-foot truss towers. More than 500 people attended the event and rung in the New Year as he […]

Are you a CHAUVET® DJ VIP?

Posted on December 12, 2012 by webmaster

Sign up for the CHAUVET® DJ VIP Rewards program and start earning points towards free CHAUVET® DJ gear. The new customer loyalty program allows you to receive free gear in three simple steps: buy select CHAUVET® DJ gear, register your products for points, then redeem your earned points for select CHAUVET® DJ gear. Tune in to the videos below […]

DJ Profile: DJ Kreations

Posted on November 1, 2012 by webmaster

Kenneth “KC” Ham, aka DJ Kreations, is a 28 year old audiophile from Kansas City who has always loved music. He grew up playing the drums in a band, then joined some bands, tried recording, and moved on to DJing. He has a love for music that he enjoys sharing with people. Read on and […]

Why Your Mobile Setup Needs a Backdrop

Posted on October 31, 2012 by webmaster

-written by Brett Allen A few years ago, my band was featured in an article titled, “7 Things That Separate a Good Band from a Great One.” Granted, it sounds like something out of Cosmopolitan magazine, but it ran in a music magazine based in Chicago. Surprisingly, none of the seven problems had to do […]

What Happens in Vegas Goes on the CHAUVET® DJ Blog

Posted on October 24, 2012 by webmaster

Chauvet ventured to Las Vegas for LDI 2012. All four Chauvet brands featured their own booth showcasing new and soon-to-be released products. During the show, CHAUVET® DJ introduced new gear designed for mobile performers and club installations. To best showcase the new line, the CHAUVET® DJ booth was built using TRUSST® — a trussing system built […]

Band Profile: The Mars Hill Band

Posted on October 2, 2012 by webmaster

The Mars Hill band is a contemporary Christian rock band located in Northern Virginia. They support the Mars Hill youth outreach program and perform at high schools, shopping malls, community centers, churches, YMCA’s, homeless/food shelters and other charitable organizations and events. Read on and get to know more about this group who is making a […]

6 Questions for Jason Goers

Posted on October 1, 2012 by webmaster

Congratulations to our October Facebook Fan of the Month, Jason Goers. As the owner of JG Lighting Design, Goers specializes in concert lighting. With five years of experience and knowledge of the industry, he matches tonal qualities with color palettes and beam positions to enhance every show at any venue. Read on and get to […]

Update – MiN on the Move

Posted on September 5, 2012 by webmaster

Do you recall the post about Justin Polachek and the laser show in his car? To create the show, Polacheck initally installed MiN Laser RGX and MiN Laser FX lasers in his black, tricked out 2010 Scion xB. Since the original post, Polacheck added a third MiN Laser and a Hurricane 700 fog machine to enhance his laser show. The additional laser projects effects onto the […]

6 Questions for Paul Norasingh

Posted on September 1, 2012 by webmaster

Congratulations to our September Facebook Fan of the Month, Paul Norasingh aka DJ Sticky. Originally from Oakland, Calif., Norasingh lives in Minneapolis and is the owner and operator of Nora Events. He is interested in lighting because it brings setups to life. His next big investment is the 100% TRUE wireless Freedom Par because “everything wireless […]

Viva Las Vegas with CHAUVET® DJ

Posted on August 27, 2012 by webmaster

Are you attending The Las Vegas DJ Show September 9 – 12 at the Las Vegas Resort Hotel and Casino? Make sure you stop by the CHAUVET® DJ booth (417) to see the latest, must-have DJ gear in action. Check out the powerful wash emitted by the 100% TRUE wireless Freedom series, which features battery power, infrared […]

CHAUVET® DJ Sponsors Promo Only Party

Posted on August 23, 2012 by webmaster

For the second year in a row, CHAUVET® DJ sponsored the Promo Only Party held at the House of Blues during the 2012 DJ Expo. This year’s highly anticipated event was headlined by international artist, Sean Paul. Attendees witnessed a star-studded lineup with additional performances by Breathe Carolina, Outasight, Taylor Dayne, Kat Graham, Shannon, JES […]

Team CHAUVET® Builds Epic Booth at DJ Expo

Posted on August 23, 2012 by webmaster

The CHAUVET® DJ team built an epic booth for the 2012 DJ Expo. The entire booth was constructed using TRUSST®, the rugged and economical trussing system backed by CHAUVET®, and featured more than 150 fixtures in action. In addition to sponsoring and lighting the main stage, we hosted a seminar delivered by DJ Mikey Mikey […]

Detour DJ gets hands-on with Impulse 648

Posted on August 10, 2012 by webmaster

written by Larz Hanson, owner of Detour DJ, Sound and Lighting Newsflash! No, it’s not a catastrophe in a third-world nation, another scandal coming out of Washington D.C. or a UFO sighting. It’s new, it flashes and it’s a really nice strobe light from CHAUVET® DJ. CHAUVET® DJ Impulse 648 is the kind of strobe […]

Band Profile: HeadBread

Posted on August 1, 2012 by webmaster

HeadBread, an experimental rock band based out of Bloomington, Ind., brings you original Organic Jamz as well as classic rock and modern band covers. The band plays in venues such as Max’s Place, The Video Saloon, Upland Brewery as well as the summer festival circuit. Read on and get to know more about this one-of-a-kind […]