Live & Touring

5 ways to spice up your next live stream show

We’ve been at this pandemic business for a while now, and artists and fans alike have grown accustomed to the live stream concert experience. A year in, both audiences and performers might be looking to switch things up a bit, and breath new life into a tired format.

In this recent piece on MusicThinkTank, Owen Davie offers a few pointers on how to mix it up for your next live stream show, and make things a bit more exciting for you and your audience.

Pets: Sure, it may be a cheap shot, but people love to see a dog on camera. They might be more of a set piece, but a well placed animal can help give your performance a more intimate feel. Even if they start to misbehave a little, it will only increase the charm.

Don’t be afraid to take risks: Obviously we don’t want to do any damage to a carefully crafted personal brand, but if you’ve spent the past year experimenting with a new songwriting style or learning a new instrument, a live stream could be the perfect place to take it for a new test drive in a relatively safe environment, and maybe get some helpful feedback in the process.”

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