Live Music is something that brings us all together. After a visit to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland Ohio, I realized how much of an impact live music has on our lives. With the introduction of high speed internet and video live streaming, live music can happen anywhere any time. The problem is that live-streaming a show, isn’t the same as a live show. Now you can be a part of the show and support live music even from home.
An artist or performer can use a meeting program and see a bunch of tiny faces on the screen and get distracted by the chat boxes, hand raising or funny emoji’s or you can get Fan2Stage. Fan2Stage supports live music because the performers hear real cheering from real fans without distracting little screens. How does it work? Simple. After building a profile and posting a link to your show on your socials, your fans start the connection. All you need is an android or apple mobile device with an audio out connector. Basically a headphone jack or adapter.
The headphone jack plugs into your soundboard, speakers or however you want to hear the fans and voila, you have a live audience in the room with you.
How Do You Hear The Fans?
The fans at the other end watching your show on a smart TV, computer or even a tablet simply use the Fan2Stage® Live Fan® app to connect to the show. With the app they have six reactions, clap, cheer, boo, whistle, aww and laugh. As they press the buttons faster and harder your live audience sounds grow exactly the same way they would if the fans were in the room with you. No tiny faces on the screens and no chat boxes to try and read that distract you from the show. Just real fan feedback that you need to be your best.
If you live stream, don’t do it without Fan2Stage. Sign up for free and make your show truly alive! If you are a fan and want to support live music, download the LiveFan App and let your favorite live-streaming performers know you want them to hear you cheer!
Has live-streaming left you feeling lonely? Are you hungry to hear from the audience? Did you try a conference system and end up just getting distracted by chat boxes and little faces on the screen? Fan2Stage might just be what you are looking for.
The Audience Makes It Better
The reality is simple. Live shows are better than recorded. TV studios figured that out forty years ago and build bleacher seats for sitcoms and talk shows. When the pandemic hit and the audience was sent home, the shows changed. As an actor that has been in the audience and on stage, I can tell you that having a live audience changes everything. Some of the best actors build their chops on stage in live theater. Building emotional skills means getting feedback from other people.
My first experience with a live audience was working a specialized background job on a nickelodeon set. The rehearsals all went well and one would expect. We had a lot of fun with the gag and the actors were ready. When we came back after dinner to find the room filled with almost a hundred people everything changed. All of the actors including me changed the game. One of the biggest changes was an actor playing the owner of a shoe store. You might recognize him as a teacher from Young Sheldon.
Staying Connected Live-Streaming
When the pandemic first hit people tried anything to Live-Stream and stay connected. The reality is that no good tools existed. The NFL fined teams for piping in audience roars. Even the NFL realized they needed an audience to get the players to get to another level. The fact of life is that as humans, we love attention. Without that cheering from the audience we have no attention.
Using the tools most of the Live-Streaming platforms simply become a distraction. Those little chat boxes give you something to look at and think about right in the middle of a show. While you are reading the chat box, you are losing the rest of the audience. When you see the little faces or the chat box texts flying by, you are just distracted.
Going to The Next Level Live-Streaming
As Fan2Stage evolves and gets faster we are looking for more artists to test out the system. We are rebuilding the system from the ground up after the feedback we received from the first versions. The original is alive and well here at Fan2Stage.com and you can get it free too. We’d love to hear how Fan2Stage elevates your game, grab the app and cheer me on next time we have a CoolToys live too!
If you think your show is ready to go live, stop waiting!
Talk shows, stand up comedy and live music are just a few of the shows that you can host live from your home or studio regardless of where the audience is. A virtual audience is key to success in todays world. Times have changed and the show must go on.
If you have an idea for a live show or stopped performing for some reason, get Fan2Stage and get going. Fan2Stage® connects you and your audience no matter where they are. The patent pending technology allows fans to react to your show. Better you can hear and see the reactions live and in real time.
If you just have a small audience, try our cloud based version, F2S. At Fan2Stage we know that now everyone can fill a stadium or can sell tickets to every show. Get back to the job and get your show going today!
If the headline was Talk Show Hosts Tests Positive, what do you think today?
The talk show host is critical to the show. Testing positive for anything is bad, and today the obvious thought is Covid-19. No matter which side you believe, Covid-19 is in our conscience for good. At least the next couple of years. So how does a talk show have an audience in a socially distanced and distant world? What will you do the next time fans can’t sit in the studio for any reason?
The safest way to have an audience with live feedback is a virtual audience system. You can be ready for now and the future with a Fan2Stage syste. Fan2Stage is the only virtual audience system. With it’s patent pending technology fans can be 6 feet apart or 5 miles apart. Unlike F2S, the cloud based version, Fan2Stage is fully customizable to fit your show. Need to group the audience, we can do it.
With the ability to add multiple sound cards, your audience can be divided into zones. Zones allow your host to have challenges and real fan interaction that a Q&A session won’t allow in a little computer screen chat box. Our patent pending technology addresses both host and fan safety in a way no other system can.
More than just audience noise.
There are other features too. This isn’t an engineer pressing the “applause” button. This is real fans clapping, booing and laughing along with the show virtually. The Fan2Stage system uses live feedback from real fans to give your host a true sense of how the fans feel and are reacting. Don’t fake it with the applause button.
Obviously keeping your talk show host separate from the fans is a big step for host and fan safety too. There are other benefits to a virtual audience as well. The biggest benefit is to bring in fans from anywhere in the world to participate in the show. Don’t make them drive to Culver City, Atlanta or Manhattan where parking is already at a premium and then run them through security when they can simply join the show via the Fan2Stage app and be a part of the show.
The show must go on, so why not expand your reach safely with a Fan2Stage Virtual Audience System? Call for a quote today!