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Band Profile: Odds Against Tomorrow

Posted on October 21, 2013 by webmaster

Odds Against Tomorrow, a rock/metal band based out of northeast Ohio, prides themselves in being diverse and continuously strives to make a name for themselves and their music. To help create an unforgettable show, they use CHAUVET DJ gear to create a lighting experience during their stage performances. Read on and get to more about […]

Band Profile: Good Night Gracie

Posted on December 2, 2012 by webmaster

Whether it’s a new tune from Lady Gaga or a classic from the Eagles, Good Night Gracie is a five-member band who is creating a giant sound throughout northeastern and central Indiana. To liven up their performances, the band incorporates CHAUVET® DJ fixtures into their lighting setup. Read on and get to know more about […]

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 […]

DJ Profile: Greensleeves

Posted on August 1, 2012 by webmaster

Michael Warkentin, aka Greensleeves, is the DJ and co-emcee of the alternative hip-hop band, Broken Tongues. He started DJing in 2001 and incorporates elements of rock, jazz, funk, reggae, soul and livetronica. He owns Dancin’ Shoes DJ, a mobile DJ, audio and lighting company in Denver, and also works as a professional audio engineer at […]

CHAUVET® Rides Corona Bus at Carnival in St. Maarten

Posted on July 6, 2012 by webmaster

Our dealer from the French West Indies Renttasound put COLORstrip linear lights to good use at the Carnival Jouvert Morning 2K12 with Corona Beer. He also used COLORstrip Mini wash lights, MotionFaçade LED front board for DJs, BOB LED flame effect light, and a Bubble King bubble machine. Here are a few photos from the party:

CHAUVET® DJ Lights Rock Opera

Posted on May 25, 2012 by webmaster

Baltimore Rock Opera Society uses two COLORstrip, two COLORstrip Mini, one Arena 2100 Flex, four SlimPAR 64, one Hurricane Haze 2D, two Sweeper LED, two 4PLAY fixtures in their latest feature-length rock opera, Valhella. Tune in as Artistic Director Aran Keating and Lighting Designer Chris Allen give a quick tour of the set and explain the purpose of all […]

DJ Profile: Elmo Joseph Jr.

Posted on March 5, 2012 by webmaster

Elmo Joseph Jr. is an engineer by day and a musician and DJ by night. Joseph has been practicing music, trombone, percussion and DJing for more than 13 years. He owns and operates 823 Entertainment in Bay City, MI. Read on and get to know more about your fellow DJ. 1. How and when did you […]

Gothic Show in Lancaster Lit by CHAUVET®

Posted on February 22, 2012 by webmaster

Experienced mobile DJ from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, DJ Diesel has been providing lighting for Shadowland Lancaster, the only Gothic/industrial show in the area for the past three years. Taking place every month, at the Chameleon Club, the show features exclusively CHAUVET lights. In fact, DJ Diesel has only CHAUVET DJ fixtures as part of his rig: […]

COLORstrip lights Calamigos

Posted on February 21, 2012 by webmaster

Here is a photo Sean Lee, owner of Masters of Ceremony Entertainment and Lighting in Calif., shared with us on Facebook. The wedding took place at the beautiful Calamigos Equestrian Center located in Burbank, Calif. The event featured a Vue 6.1 effect light and one 4BAR, one COLORstrip and four COLORstrip Mini wash lights.

Strip Lights…A Big Misunderstanding

Posted on November 11, 2011 by webmaster

Written by guest blogger Larz Hanson, Detour DJ & Audio (and former Facebook Fan of the Month!) I told my wife I’m trying out a killer new “strip” light at some upcoming gigs. She paused, furrowed her eyebrows a little then told me she didn’t mind me being a DJ and working with bands, but […]

LEDrain 56C and COLORstrip Mini Shine at CA Wedding

Posted on November 10, 2011 by webmaster

This is from a wedding which took place in Modesto, CA. Sound Express Mobile Entertainment positioned 30 COLORstrip Mini wash lights along the fence, Vue 3.1 effect lights were placed at the DJ booth, and 33 LEDrain 56C LED PARS were used to light the bar and add color to the bushes and trees. Photo courtesy […]

He Can’t Drive Yet, But He Helps Run the Family DJ Business

Posted on October 3, 2011 by webmaster

Cameron Allen may seem like your average 14-year-old high school freshman, but his job sets him apart from other kids his age. During the week he is occupied by school and homework, but on the weekends, he switches gears and DJs and sets up lighting rigs for his family’s business, Musical Twist DJ Service. Are […]