11th September 2012

Our Silent Disco at CarFest North

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Our Silent Disco at CarFest North

by Jobby After the success of our Silent Disco at Chris Evans’ CarFest South, we were asked to do the same thing at the CarFest North event at Cholmondeley Castle in Cheshire. Such a beautiful area and a great place to host a festival! The weather was perfect too, with the mercury hitting around 25 degrees each day – which did make the big top tent into more of a big top oven. We provided 500 our our fantastic NEW coloured headphones (the colour variants at this festival were Red, Blue, Pink and Purple) along with two DJs – myself on Channel 1 and DJ Jake on Channel 2. We have a great repertoire with each other, I generally cover all of the newer music and Jake covers the older stuff. I recently invested in some new lighting, which had it’s first demonstration at CarFest. This included a spectacular new Laser Show, along with some amazing LED effects. You can see them in action in the pictures, below. I also decided to bring along my projector to do VJing – which is the same as DJing, but with music videos – which added an extra level of greatness to the overall event. We operated the  Silent Disco every night, with an extended ‘secret’ gig on Friday night for the campers. I also DJ’d through the loud speakers on Saturday / Sunday, and hosted a kiddies karaoke – which had a variation of singing types! (It also involved a kid called Georgie Shore, which is a very unfortunate name if you ask me.) I took a lot more photos at this event than at CarFest South, and I managed to keep the camera still too!!   This is our setup for CarFest North – looks spectacular at night! A selection of party people dancing in pure silence! The crowd goes wild, with some laser effects on show! This is our supersized Hedfone Party screen, showcasing music videos and visual effect. It looks fantastic 🙂 This is our amazing DJ setup in full action. PS: I have no idea who that girl is behind the decks, I chased her away once I got back, although it wasn’t easy! Another picture of the crowd loving their first Silent Disco! Here is to CarFest 2013!! Jobby @ Hedfone Party...

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Silent Disco rocks CarFest South…

by Jobby What an amazing weekend we have had at Chris Evans’ CarFest South! The big top tent that the Silent Disco was in looked so cool, it reminded me of the Big Brother eye with all the variations of colours. We took 500 of our BRAND NEW Red and Purple coloured headphones, the first time they had been used at any event – fresh from the factory. We also supplied the disco lighting setup, along with DJ Jake and myself (DJ Jobby). We operated a ‘secret’ Silent Disco on Friday night for the campers. The tent was packed out! (This may have had something to do with the monsoon-like weather outside, but everyone had an amazing time anyway). We also appeared for a short slot on Saturday and Sunday evenings, and I offered my services as a normal disco DJ in the day time, doing karaoke for the kiddies (which was interesting). This was the very first CarFest EVER, and it was a great success. Loads of fast cars, slow cars, big cars and small cars. If you like cars – this festival was for you – hence the name. Check out some of our photos, below: This was the best picture that I took of DJ Jake – and it is still pretty poor! Jake takes better pictures than me, evidently.     Everyone having fun with Silent Disco madness! Another shot of people enjoying their Silent Disco night. We look forward to our next gig at CarFest North in a few weeks! Jobby @ Hedfone...

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