Entertainment Concepts Essay
Surgical Stryke, the Army Band’s rock group, will be performing at a recruiting mission at Steele High School in Cibolo, TX. The rock band will be performing in the cafeteria, during the student’s lunchtime. The lunch periods will run 25 minutes with 10 minute breaks in-between. The band will perform at all three lunch periods.
I will send out a publicity packet to the High school three weeks before the performance. There will be a cover letter thanking the school for inviting us to perform. It will also confirm the performance date and time, as well as list the anticipated arrival time of the group for set up and sound check. All of my contact information will be included for any …show more content…
We will begin our set with Vindicated by Dashboard Confessional. This song is strong and will get the student’s attention as they enter the cafeteria. As this song ends our lead singer will greet the students and briefly give the band’s name and let them know we are going to have some fun. It is important to invite the crowd in by greeting them and give them permission to have fun by clapping and singing along. During this brief intro, our band will pick up a groove for the next tune, Sugar, We’re Goin Down by Fall Out Boy. Our singer will talk about the fact that we are all different and even though it can be hard, it is important to stand up for ourselves. This will lead us into the song which will connect with the students. It is a strong, upbeat song that is popular among the younger crowds. This will be a tune that the students will recognize. The band will be able to grab the student’s attention by playing something familiar. At the end of this second tune the singer will introduce the members of the band as the piano player and guitar player start a groove for the next tune. The singer will grab a stool and bring it forward. As he sits down, he will