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Useful Music & Live Entertainment Terms and Definitions

Most people enjoy live entertainment and music concerts. This is why so many men and women hire live bands to play at their weddings, and attend local clubs with musical performers. Regardless of whether you need to hire a rock band for a major party or book a dance team for special kids event, it is helpful to know this business before hiring anyone. You can learn more about music and live entertainment by reviewing the key terms and definitions below.

  • House Tech – This is a professional that specializes in musical performances and getting them booked and organized properly. The house technician has the venue, and understands the specifics about sound, the building’s power, acoustics, proper lighting, and how to get the instruments set up on stage.
  • Crossfader – This is a control found on a DJ mixer. It slides left to right in order to allow the DJ to change back and forth between two channels. The crossfader is connected to a CD player, record player, or MP3 device. This control essentially allows for a smooth transition between songs or tracks.
  • Power Chord – A chord that consists of one powerful note. It is often used in rock songs or by heavy metal singers. Hardcore punk bands also use power chords, and often with some vocal distortion.
  • Stompbox – Often used by musicians and live entertainment bands, this is an electronic, portable effect unit. It typically has a foot-switch that turns it on and off, and it is used to alter the sounds of musical instruments, such as guitars.
  • Event Venue – This is the location where a band or live entertainment group performs. It is often a concert hall, local dance club, wedding reception, or party.
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    Country Saloon
    103 Cripple Creek Rd, Watauga, TN 37694
    We are a bluegrass band from Russia who can perform at your next event. Contract our services for weddings, parties, or other local events. We'll entertain.
    (423) 547-3330
    The Uptown
    182 Howard Street, Boone, NC 28607
    The Uptown is a distinct and versatile venue located in the heart of Boone, North Carolina. Locally owned and operated, with a focus on live music, dancing, and art.
    (828) 773-4188
    Asheville Lyric Opera
    1 N Pack Square #1401, Asheville, NC 28801
    Turn to our opera company in Asheville, NC, to hire professional artists. Asheville Lyric Opera promotes all types of talented entertainers and performers.
    (828) 214-7463
    ROLL 4 ROCK Music
    Bluff City, TN 37618
    (423) 967-0761
    ROLL 4 ROCK Music
    Bluff City, TN 37618
    (423) 538-4621
    Early Rock 'n Roll
    1115 King Springs Rd, Johnson City, TN 37601
    (855) 233-4965
    Mercy's River
    712 Bob Campbell Rd, Vilas, NC 28692
    (828) 297-6370
    Melody Trio
    214 Perkins Hollow Rd, Roan Mountain, TN 37687
    (423) 772-4415
    East Tennessee Musician's Supply
    215 Highway 346, Rogersville, TN 37857
    (423) 345-3510
    6304 Burkemont Rd, Morganton, NC 28655
    (828) 433-1234
    Karrie Marlow Entertainment
    Wilkesboro, NC 28697
    (336) 667-1002
    Dan Keller-Jazz Guitarist
    12345 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805
    (828) 775-2666
    East Coast Entertainment
    26 Battery Park Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
    (828) 239-0929
    Musician's Workshop
    319 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
    (828) 252-1249
    Dobson Entertainment Center
    902 E Atkins St, Dobson, NC 27017
    (336) 374-6000

    Music and live entertainment are not only used for concerts at public venues, but also at private parties and weddings. There are many different types of acoustic guitarists, singers, cover bands, and other types of artists that you can book for your event. Most areas have booking agents that connect individuals and corporate clients with the local talents that fit their tastes. Not all booking agencies can provide the same types of private and public concerts. Many of them focus on artists that all play the same style of music. You can, therefore, find agencies that devote themselves to jazz, rock, soul, or other popular musical styles. When you organize a party, wedding, or similar event, you want to be sure that you find an agency that has the guitarists, singers, and musicians that play the types of music that your audience will appreciate. Some organizers only have connections to local bands that they meet at bars and clubs. Others, however, can plan to have regional and national acts put on a show your event. Those with regional and national acts can usually give their clients access to a larger variety of acts that include tribute groups, live cover bands, and original songwriters. You can find more information about the music and live entertainment options that operate in your area by using a search engine. Use keywords that include the name of your city and the type of music that you would like to hire. You can also visit community message boards where individuals talk about their favorite acoustic performers and live bands.
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