Psychology and Your Audience
Although a country audience is different than a heavy metal audience, which is different than a hip hop audience, which is different than a neo-classical metal punk fusion audience, which is different than….(you get my drift!), the concepts I teach about the live show are the same for every genre.
And those concepts are extremely important in spite of (or because of?) the differences in the types of audiences.
As one artist asked “how can I apply your techniques to jazz or classical audiences because those audiences are different. They are music lovers and listeners – it’s art music. But I don’t want my concert to be educational – I want it to be irresistably exciting!”
Well, fill in the blank for how your audience is different, and then you’ll begin to see why you need to apply my concepts, because your audiences are different than other audiences.
In fact, I often use the term “the psychology of the show” to explain that kind of difference. In “Jackson’s Dictionary” the psychology of the show would be defined like this: … Read More, Watch, Comment – Backstage Pass Required