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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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    National Association for Music Education
    Reston, VA 20191
    The National Association for Music Education is among the world's largest arts education organizations. Find out where the best music education programs are offered in your area.
     
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    Music Industry Connection
    P.o. Box 471, Cary, NC 27518
    Networking organization for music production, showcases and event planning. We offer music industry seminars, vocal & performance training, press kits, & promo packs.
    (919) 303-0092
    Professional Live Piano
    1137 Crab Orchard Driveapt. 2d, Raleigh, NC 27606
    Piano lessons in a fun and relaxed environment with a degreed teacher. Instruction focuses on performance, theory, and music history for a balanced musical education.
    (919) 332-1631
    Deep South Records
    1115 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603
    Our entertainment agency booking professionals will find the act that meets your budget and special requests. We make your corporate event or private celebration a success. Let us assist with your wedding.
    (919) 844-1515
    Shabakh Entertainment Group LLC
    N/A, Raleigh, NC 27617
    Contact us at (844) 921-4134 in Raleigh, NC, to find out more about our entertainment company. entertainment company, raleigh, nc
    (919) 224-7122
    Comedy & Music by Rog Bates
    109 Barcliff Ter, Cary, NC 27518
    (919) 363-0999
    Williams Entertainment
    2712 Piney Plains Rd, Cary, NC 27518
    (919) 859-9856
    Concert Singers of Cary
    109 Bell Vista Dr, Cary, NC 27513
    (919) 678-1009
    Band of Oz
    3245 Lewis Farm Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607
    (919) 881-2180
    Johnston Piano
    4915 Brookhaven Dr, Raleigh, NC 27612
    (919) 833-6548
    Jordan Driving School
    3771 Junction Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27603
    (919) 662-1883
    Royce Christopher Musical
    Raleigh, NC 27601
    (919) 782-5648
    Jazz Entertainment
    Raleigh, NC 27601
    (919) 632-8181
    General Assembly Harmony Chorus The
    1520 Canterbury Rd, Raleigh, NC 27608
    (919) 854-0090
    Professional Musicians' Association Local 500 - Af
    Raleigh, NC 27601
    (919) 649-4998
    North Carolina Master Chorale
    227 W Martin St Ste 100, Raleigh, NC 27601
    (919) 856-9700


    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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