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CHAUVET DJ BLOG SlimPAR™ 56

Lighting Inspiration of the Week

Posted on July 18, 2015 by webmaster

Check out this awesome light show put together by Jeremy Helmers at Iowa State University.  Jeremy shared it with us because CHAUVET DJ gear is a big part of it! According to Jeremy, this show features “Chauvet Intimidator Spot 355z IRC (x12), Intimidator Beam LED 350 (x6), SlimPar 56 (x8), Hurricane Flex 1800 (x5), and Scorpion […]

DJ Ryan Makes a Wedding Shine with the CHAUVET DJ “Tower of Power”

Posted on June 3, 2015 by webmaster

DJ Ryan of Tah-Dah Productions is at it again, creating a great wedding event with his arsenal of CHAUVET DJ gear. This time he travels to the California coast for a smaller event but puts no less effort into making a magical evening. His lighting centerpiece was what he calls the “Tower of Power” – […]

CHAUVET DJ Intimidator Rocks With Grateful Dead Legend Bill Kreutzmann

Posted on June 2, 2015 by webmaster

WASHINGTON DC – (For Immediate Release) – A founding member of the Grateful Dead along with Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir and Ron “Pigpen” McKernan, drummer Bill Kreutzmann is still going strong after playing in all of the 2,300 live performances the iconic band made during its lifespan Kreutzmann showed a large appreciative crowd […]

Tah-Dah Productions Rocks Valentine’s Day with CHAUVET DJ

Posted on March 6, 2015 by webmaster

It was a sweetheart of a Valentine’s Day for Tah-Dah Productions.  In this gig log submitted by DJ Ryan, they headed to the Chico Women’s Club for a 80’s New Wave Prom and brought their arsenal of ChauvetDJ lighting fixtures to create a great light show for those who attended. CHAUVET DJ Gear used: (8) SlimPAR 56 (2) […]

Tah-Dah Productions Rocks New Year’s Eve with CHAUVET DJ

Posted on January 15, 2015 by webmaster

In this gig log Tah-Dah Productions & DJ Ryan teams up with DJ JHO and CHAUVET DJ for a new years eve party at Duffy’s in Chico Ca. We ran a single t-bar for this event but still packed it full of intense lights. On top was a CHAUVET DJ Intimidator Wave IRC and a […]

DJ of the Month: DJ Scott E. Jones – Cleveland Music Group!

Posted on August 1, 2014 by webmaster

DJ Scott E. Jones has been one of the most in-demand special event DJs in the Cleveland, Ohio area for years.  He successfully turned his love of music and hosting special events into a full-time, thriving career and is the owner of Cleveland Music Group (formerly Jerry Bruno Productions), a full service multi-op music and entertainment […]

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 […]

No Strings Attached – DJ Trades in Uplighting for Battery-Powered EZ Series

Posted on September 11, 2013 by webmaster

Anthony Apuzzo, owner of Digital Tracks Entertainment, often thought about switching to a wireless lighting system. However, cost and bulkiness held him back — until he discovered the CHAUVET DJ EZ series. Read on for his testimonial and why he’s working towards replacing his fleet of 20 SlimPAR 56 wash lights with battery-powered EZpar and […]

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 […]

DJ Profile: DJ Cat

Posted on July 2, 2013 by webmaster

Cathryn Miller, aka DJ Cat, is originally from Australia and currently lives in Yemassee, South Carolina where she operates Outback Entertainment. During the week, you can find her on the decks at local clubs and Karaoke bars, but on weekends, she caters to festivals, weddings and events like the Navy Ball on Parris Island. Her […]

DJ Cat Gives Venue Another Life with CHAUVET® DJ

Posted on June 24, 2013 by webmaster

We have to share these “before” and “after” photos with you. CHAUVET® DJ VIP Rewards member Cathryn Miller, aka DJ Cat, uses 10 SlimPAR 56 wash lights to transform this venue into a dream-like wedding event. Miller, who owns Outback Entertainment and has 25 years of experience (mainly in Australia), is a permanent club DJ in South Carolina […]

CHAUVET® DJ Part of 21st Birthday Celebration in South Africa

Posted on June 13, 2013 by webmaster

To create a fun and energetic atmosphere during a 21st birthday party held at a private residence in South Africa, Ijan Maasz, owner of I.M. Soundz, uses 13 CHAUVET® DJ fixtures to add splashes of color and movement. Maasz, who caters to weddings, birthdays, school and corporate functions, artist performances and all other private parties, is […]

World of Stereo Hosts ShowXpress Seminar

Posted on May 22, 2013 by webmaster

Todd Runkle, west territory sales manager for CHAUVET® DJ, delivered a ShowXpress training to nearly 20 inquisitive lighting enthusiasts at World of Stereo in San Jose. The two-hour training focused on the ShowXpress software and also included tips for controlling lights with a DMX board. To demonstrate multiple personality features, Runkle connected an Obey 4 […]

DJ Profile: DJ Crochet

Posted on May 2, 2013 by webmaster

Joey Crochet, aka DJ Crochet, is a DJ in Oceanport, N.J. who works for A & S Sound. The DJ entertainment and event production company specializes in weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Sweet 16 parties, school dances, karaoke, theatrical productions, equipment rentals and more. Read on and get to know more about your fellow DJ. 1. How […]

CHAUVET® DJ Colors the Grove

Posted on May 1, 2013 by webmaster

AVM Productions used 20 CHAUVET® DJ fixtures to light the stage during the Color the Grove 5K & Music Fest held at Darton State College in Albany, Georgia. The team included four members: Jodie Kretzer, production manager; Mark Davis, sound technician; Dan Reeves, lighting technician; and Dustin Tilley, stage hand. Throughout the event, Abigail Rose, Relapse […]

Yo DJ…That’s My DJ

Posted on April 24, 2013 by webmaster

Corey Young, owner of Yo DJ Entertainment in Wisconsin, uses an eye-catching setup complete with 18 CHAUVET® DJ fixtures to set himself apart from the competition. His current setup includes: eight SlimPAR 56 wash lights, two Intimidator Spot LED 250 moving heads, two COLORrail linear wash lights, one MotionDrape LED, two BOB LED simulated flame effect lights […]

CHAUVET® DJ Attends Guitar Center’s Managers Showcase

Posted on April 17, 2013 by webmaster

The CHAUVET® DJ team traveled to California for Guitar Center’s Managers Showcase held at the Long Beach Convention Center. Raglan Jones, product coordinator for Chauvet, created a clean setup using18 pieces of TRUSST® and accessories affixed with nearly 35 fixtures. To accentuate each light, he built six TRUSST® totems and a TRUSST® structure resembling a goal post. Throughout […]

Cleveland Production Puts Faith in CHAUVET® DJ

Posted on March 13, 2013 by webmaster

Brecksville Theatre on the Square’s production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” uses CHAUVET® DJ fixtures to light the stage, highlight actors and create effects during each performance. The musical features four Intimidator Spot LED 350 moving heads to highlight actors, four SlimPAR 56 wash lights to warm the truss, two COLORstrip linear wash lights to light the scrim […]

Gigs Come Alive with Saturday Night Lights

Posted on December 28, 2012 by webmaster

Saturday Night Lights, a lighting company in Morris, Ill. that consists of three lighting enthusiasts, specializes in band lighting, but also lights weddings and other special events using CHAUVET® DJ gear. The team formulated the name of their company because they feel most people who have a real passion for lighting, also have to work a […]

Intimidator Creates Patterns in the Sky

Posted on December 7, 2012 by webmaster

DJ Luna Houston shared this stunning photo with us on Twitter. “Patterns in the sky,” or “figuras en el cielo,” is one of the special effects he offers his wedding and quinceañera clients in Houston, Texas. To achieve this look during an event at La Tranquila Ranch in Tomball, Texas, he used the D-Fi wireless DMX system to control 6 […]

Band Profile: Anima Inside

Posted on November 20, 2012 by webmaster

Formed in 2005, Anima Inside is a rock band from Ecuador that has achieved recognition in its native country and internationally. Anima Inside is the first band in Ecuador to release an album —“Reflection,” launched by EMI Music— that became a Gold Disc. Its members shared the stage with groups like Deep Purple, Ozzy Osbourne, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]