Saturdays in February Will See Sound Off DJs Spin Silent Discos on Ice for Headphone-Wearing Skaters; Headphones are Free With Skate Rental
New York, NY—January 29, 2015
Sound Off™ today announced that Manhattan’s South Street Seaport has extended Silent Skating through February 21, when the ice rink closes for the season. Silent Skating features live sets from Sound Off DJs, who spin for skaters wearing wireless, noise-canceling LED headphones. Sound Off, a global leader in producing events with wireless headphones, has produced Silent Skating since December 2014 as a follow-on to summer’s successful #SilentSeaport silent discos.
“There are lots of skate rinks in the city and they all feature skating schools or music,” said Tom Kovacic, Marketing Manager for South Street Seaport. “We wanted to come up with something different and cool. We had success teaming up with Sound Off for our #SilentSeaport silent discos last summer, so the question was: Would people want to come skate around to their own sound? Turns out they do.”
Skaters can glide across the ice to their choice of music, listening to the live set spun by the DJ or opting for one of the headphones’ two other channels, which broadcast curated music streams. The Saturday events run from 5-8 p.m. at the Seaport Ice Rink on Fulton Street. Headphones are free with skate rental; attendees can RSVP in advance with Sound Off to reserve their pair.
“It’s been delightful to work the Seaport and put on an eye-catching event that drew more curiosity and participation with each week,” said Castel Valere-Couturier, CEO and founder of Sound Off. “We look forward to working with them in 2015 to offer immersive events for the property and their guests.”
About Sound Off™
From New York to Hong Kong, Sound Off™ Experience has the largest global footprint in event production using wireless technology. We provide avant-garde wireless audio solutions for special events. With a maximum coverage area of 500 yards, the scope and scale of events are virtually limitless. Our noise-isolating, LED headsets make amplified sound audible to each attendee while eliminating external distractions. Attendees have complete control over their sound experience as they can adjust the volume to their own perfect level. Depending on the style of the event, up to 3 channels of audio can be made available in each headphone. Whether looking to comply with sound ordinance issues or simply wanting to wow the crowd at your next soiree, Sound Off headphones is the perfect addition to fitness and wellness events, after-hour parties, weddings, film screenings, music festivals, corporate affairs, guided group events and much more. For more information, visit www.soundoffexperience.com. You can also follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.