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Definition: A live performance refers to an act of performing for an audience in real time, as opposed to a recorded performance. In the context of DJing, a live performance often involves a DJ mixing tracks, manipulating sound, and interacting with the crowd, all in real time. It may also include live elements such as scratching, beatmatching, and other technical skills.

What is a Live Performance?

A live performance is a musical or theatrical show that is performed in front of an audience. It involves the use of instruments, vocals, and stagecraft to create a dynamic and engaging experience for the audience.

Live performances can range from small intimate shows to large-scale productions in arenas and stadiums. They can also take many different forms, including concerts, theater performances, dance shows, and more.

One of the key elements of a successful live performance is the connection between the performers and the audience. The energy and emotion of the performers can be infectious, creating a unique and memorable experience for everyone involved.

In addition to the creative aspects of a live performance, there are also technical considerations such as sound and lighting design, stage setup, and logistics. A well-planned live performance can take months of preparation and rehearsal to execute successfully.

Overall, live performances are an important part of the music and entertainment industries, providing an opportunity for artists to connect with their fans and showcase their talents in a powerful and impactful way.

Related Terms: DJing, Concert, Show

Usage or Example Sentence: “The DJ’s live performance at the music festival was electrifying, keeping the audience engaged and dancing for hours.”

Cross References: DJ Set, Concert, Music Festival

Translated terms: French: Performance en direct, Spanish: Actuación en vivo, German: Live-Auftritt

Sources or references: Last Night a DJ Saved My Life: The History of the Disc Jockey, by Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton

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