Podcast: Drinks With a DJ: A Conversation About Audio, Lighting, and More (Episode 139)

Florida-based DJ Jacob Towe talks event lighting, how to create "wow" moments, what colors should be avoided, why lighting and audio should be planned simultaneously, and more.

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Photo: Courtesy of DJ Jacob Co.

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik
Guest: Jacob Towe

In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth Kormanik, editor in chief of BizBash, hear from Jacob Towe, a DJ and lighting designer based in Jacksonville, Florida. He discusses the power of lighting to evoke emotions and why it should be constantly changing throughout the night, plus how to make lighting look good in photos and tips for creating "wow" moments. He shares why lighting and audio should be planned simultaneously, what color should absolutely be avoided, proper placement for a DJ booth, and more.

Sponsored by Hilton Meetings & Events.
Running time 43:27.

Show Notes

Roundtable Discussion: the power of first impressions—and last impressions; how technology has dramatically changed the lighting industry; why he rigs all lighting from the ground; how cannabis has affected the wedding industry 

Further Reading:

Checklist: 8 Questions to Ask Your Lighting Vendor

Follow Towe on Instagram

This Episode Is Sponsored By:
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