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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 […]

COLORstrip Reinvents Cosmic Bowling

Posted on May 7, 2012 by webmaster

Emerald Lanes, a bowling alley located in Boise, Idaho, livens up the Midwest and revolutionizes cosmic bowling with 70 CHAUVET® DJ COLORstrip LED wash lights. Aaron Dreiling, whose family owns and operates Emerald Lanes, teamed with Anthony Nichols and strategically installed 70 COLORstrip linear wash lights. For maximum flexibility, the team uses ShowXpress, Xpress 512 Plus and […]

Band Profile: Steal the Scenery

Posted on March 26, 2012 by webmaster

Steal the Scenery is a four-member band located in San Diego, Calif. who coined the new style “dubrock.” They write songs that mean something to them while maintaining a vibrant and catchy style that makes people want to dance. Steal the Scenery only uses CHAUVET® DJ  lighting and has 11 fixtures in their setup. Read on and […]

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 […]

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.

Marketing your “green” lighting to the right audience

Posted on January 27, 2012 by webmaster

-written by Tom Hudock of Memphis, Tenn. We all know that over the past several years the “green” lifestyle has grown exponentially. No bigger place is this evident than right here in the U.S. We have a president that drops green phrases like “alternative fuels” and “wind and solar energy” almost daily. Our government has […]

CHAUVET® Goes to Off the Hookah

Posted on January 16, 2012 by webmaster

  Team CHAUVET® ventured to Bayside Marketplace in downtown Miami to shoot video for our “On the Road”  series. Our destination — the swanky and sexy Mediterranean-style restaurant and lounge, Off the Hookah. Upon arrival, we met Lighting Director Walter Aleman who installed and programmed more than 190 CHAUVET® fixtures throughout the venue to create […]

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 […]

Fancy Footwork

Posted on September 21, 2011 by webmaster

One of our customers was having a tough time trying to figure out DMX controllers. As a mobile DJ and proud owner of COLORstrip and COLORstrip Mini wash lights, he was in search of an easy way to control his fixtures that didn’t involve a DMX controller. “No one seemed to want to recommend or give […]