There's nothing like performing live. The anticipation, the sound of your play, the buzz of the crowd... it all works together to create something almost surreal. None of it is possible though without live sound equipment. Making sure you're heard, and that you know how well you're playing, this gear is invaluable, so making sure you have everything you need is absolutely essential.
To start though, because it's such a massive section, think about what you'll specifically need for your performances. If it's enhanced projection, begin your search by checking out all the PA speakers and stage subwoofers. Something like the 1,000-watt QSC K12 12" Powered PA Speaker with its lightweight construction, high-pass filter and Directivity Matched Transition (DMT) and Intrinsic Correction DSP tuning for accurate, undistorted output across the entire sound field. More interested in live power amplifiers? Then you'll definitely want to look at the top rated Crown XLS1500 DriveCore Series Power Amp with its Integrated PureBand Crossover System, precision detented level controls, and electronically balanced XLR outputs. It's all about balanced all your wants and needs.
Lighting & Stage Effects
Most performers will admit that they are in the dark when it comes to lighting. Lighting is traditionally considered to be a specialty of DJs and front of house masters. What if we told you that lights and their extensive features are valuable tools for all musician, educators, houses of worship, or corporate events? DJs, singers, singer songwriters, guitar players, bass players, drummers, teachers, public speakers and events planners all have a need for lighting that can elevate their performances or events. With a little help from a well-placed FX light or PAR can a venue, performance or engagement can be transformed into an energetic and moody gig set to amplify the talent or presentation on display.
Finding the right combination of lighting elements will empower presenters and performers to captivate their audience and drive the message home. Dive into our Lighting and Stage Effects assortment, find the right fit for your performance, and give your audience a timeless and memorable show.