Event Production

Hypersoul integrates a multi-dimensional approach to event production with a specialty in cultivating a grass-roots audience.

2013 Events

 

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Essence Family Day:

The largest event celebrating African-American culture and music in the United States came to Hypersoul to help produce the Coca-Cola music stage for it’s first ever “Family Reunion Day” an extension of the festival taking place along the waterfront in downtown New Orleans with over 30,000 in attendance.

  • Consulted on talent booking: Biz Markie, Carla Ferrell, Cupid , Doug E. Fresh, Gina Brown, Mike Swift, Stooges Brass Band, Tweet, Brass-A-Holics, Water Seed
  • Developed Run of Show/Day
  • Advanced talent riders backline and sound
  • Scheduled transportation, load-in and load-out of talent
  • Supervised all artist relations activities,hospitality and backstage areas
  • Managed credentialing of artists and crew
  • Coordinated settlement procedures
  • Coordinated logistics for sponsor activations

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Ruby Conference & Block Party:

When the International Ruby Conference was held in New Orleans, Hypersoul was enlisted to produce the opening day block party.

  • Negotiate and book talent: Lagniappe Bass Band, My Name Is John Michael
  • Secure necessary permits for street closure and event
  • Provide staging, light and sound needs.
  • Provide necessary staffing
  • Coordinate and schedule other participants
  • Design, develop and install event environment/atmosphere.

Zappos Vendor Appreciation Day:

The Zappos annual vendor appreciation party is an event attended by thousands. The event, which took place in Las Vegas, had a New Orleans theme (Frenchman on Fremont). Zappos engaged Hypersoul to book the entertainment for the evening.

  • Booked 5 hours of talent for simultaneous performances rotating through 4 venues and street parade
  • Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Mia Borders, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Stooges Brass Band and Dancing Man 504.
  • Arranged all logistics, travel and itineraries for talent

Delivering Happiness Block Party:

The Delivering Happiness bus tour sponsored by Zappos made a stop in New Orleans and threw a block party. Hypersoul produced the block party and music stage for the event.

  • Booked talent: Bonerama, John Michael Rouchell, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, and Mia Borders
  • Secure necessary permits for street closure and event
  • Provide staging, light and sound needs.
  • Provide necessary staffing
  • Coordinate and schedule other participants/vendors
  • Design, develop and install event environment/atmosphere.