Dan Walsh


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MBLV24 LIVE: Online Event Takes Shape

March 15, 2020 by Dan Walsh

Links to the webinars will be available by Monday, 3/16, 3:00 PM.

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URGENT MBLV24 Update: Live Show Cancelled; Seminars to be Streamed

March 13, 2020 by Dan Walsh

URGENT UPDATE: Mobile Beat Las Vegas 24 Cancelled

Live Show Cancelled; Seminars to Be Streamed Mobile Beat Las Vegas 24 (MBLV24) Has Been Cancelled... The quickly evolving coronavirus crisis has led to a critical mass of cancellations by exhibitors and pass-holders, which has made it impractical to proceed with the show as planned. We realize that, although Las Vegas has not yet seen a major direct impact from the coronavirus, an increasing number of other factors have come into play that make air travel and hosting a large gathering of people both inadvisable. The declaration of a world-wide pandemic by the World Health Or... [read more]
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MBLV24 Update: Corona Virus Statement

March 7, 2020 by Dan Walsh

The Show Goes On!

Official Mobile Beat Las Vegas Statement Regarding Corona Virus Situation: The show goes on... Barring any actions by authorities to ban travel or put other limits on public meetings, Mobile Beat Las Vegas 24 (MBLV24) is going on as planned. Be aware that, as always, the event schedule is subject to change, so check it out online HERE for the latest updates. MBLV staff will keep you informed about this rapidly developing situation via website and Facebook posts, as well as emails like this one. (The ONLY sources for official MBLV informa... [read more]
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ADJ Debuts Their Smallest Uplight Yet: Element ST HEX Wireless LED

March 3, 2020 by Dan Walsh
ADJ is pleased to announce the availability of its most compact wireless LED uplighter to date, the new Element ST HEX. Building on the success of ADJ’s popular Element Hex, the new model features powerful output, an extremely compact design as well as a full color touch screen display for extremely easy setup and DMX addressing. Featuring four 6-Watt HEX (Red, Green, Blue, Amber, White + UV) LEDs the fixture offers smooth color mixing with an almost limitless palette. The inclusion of both amber and (cool) white LED elements means that it can be used to create white light with a wide variety of color temperatures. Me... [read more]
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MB #215 – ONLINE NOW

February 29, 2020 by Dan Walsh

Wedding Receptions: A Variety of Views

It's actually been a while since we've focused on the key mobile DJ area of wedding receptions. In this issue we look at a bunch of different aspects of this topic, and our writers offer some unique perspectives that are really worth considering, as you build your own reception business. ~ Dan Walsh, Editor-in-Chief CLICK HERE OR ON THE COVER TO THE RIGHT TO READ NOW ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ PLAYLIST: MBLV24 The... [read more]
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MB #214 – ONLINE NOW

February 3, 2020 by Dan Walsh

In It for the Long Haul

After the obligatory look into the future offered in the previous issue, we pause to consider what it means to have "staying power." We'll look at how to develop stamina in business, how to make your gear last longer, and much more! ~ Dan Walsh, Editor-in-Chief CLICK HERE OR ON THE COVER TO THE RIGHT TO READ NOW ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ PLAYLIST: TECHNOLOGY Protecting Your Tech... [read more]
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MB #213 – ONLINE NOW

January 5, 2020 by Dan Walsh

Looking Ahead with 20/20 Vision

So here we are diving into a new year and decade. Get ready by reading some great advice and practical tips, and get motivated by stories of personal improvement and passion-based businesses building. Also get a look at some fresh wedding music. All this and more inside this MB issue... ~ Dan Walsh, Editor-in-Chief CLICK HERE OR ON THE COVER TO THE RIGHT TO READ NOW ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ... [read more]
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MB #212 – ONLINE NOW

December 5, 2019 by Dan Walsh

DJ Branding: Basics and Beyond

You'll find some great advice on building your brand in this issue. Plus some great pieces about and by female DJs, including a review of the new VirtualDJ 2020 release by Rachel Lynch. Check it now... ~ Dan Walsh, Editor-in-Chief CLICK HERE OR ON THE COVER TO THE RIGHT TO READ NOW ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ PLAYLIST: DJ BRANDING... Branding vs. Standing Out: What's the Di... [read more]
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Gear Development Veteran Rik Parkinson Joins Denon DJ

November 19, 2019 by Dan Walsh
After 15 years with Pioneer DJ, Parkinson’s expertise will drive DENON DJ to new heights of innovation and performance. Cumberland, RI USA (November 19, 2019)—DENON DJ (www.denondj.com), a leading manufacturer of premium DJ products and solutions, today announced that noted DJ industry veteran Rik Parkinson has joined DENON DJ as their Director of Strategic Development. In this newly-created position, Parkinson will work with DENON DJ’s outstanding team of product and marketing professionals to build on the amazing success of recent products such as the DENON DJ PRIME 4 4- channel standalone DJ system and the SC5000M media player. read more]
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Mobile Beat and the Mobile Beat Las Vegas Show Acquired by HPK Online Expos

November 4, 2019 by Dan Walsh
25th Anniversary Mobile Beat Las Vegas DJ Show (MBLV25) to be co-located with 7th Annual Photo Booth Expo in 2021.   For the past two decades, Mobile Beat Las Vegas has been North America's leading Mobile DJ trade, networking, and educational event. In addition to the topnotch seminars and workshops, the MBLV exhibit hall has provided hands-on access to the latest pro DJ gear from top suppliers (sound, lighting, software, etc). MBLV is where DJs go to find the products, services and information they need to build their businesses. During its first ten years, Mobile Beat Las Vegas was known as “The Mobile Beat DJ Trade Show and Conference”, taking its name from its parent publication, Mobile Beat Magazine. In 2006, the magazine and trade show were purchased by BC Productions, located... [read more]