You are required to attend one live public musical performance lasting at least an hour. In absorbing details from the event, imagine yourself to be wholly unfamiliar with the music and its social setting, as if you were an anthropologist from another planet assigned to study music on Earth. Summarize your experience based upon the questions provided below. (i want you to imagine as if you were me and you went to kevin gates concert i was a small concert there were around 250 people it was in baton rouge e-boyde dr. on 1/29/2016 and the singer came late if you want to include that but the most important thing is to answer the below question and if you have any question that you might need about the concert you can ask me and i will reply and anything about the performer kevin gate i have 0 clue so i am very sorry but you have to listen to his music or do research to find out like the instruments he used for example )
Your report should be organized in six sections according to the six boldfaced headings below:
I. Basics: Briefly identify the musician or group performing, the venue where the performance occurred, and the event’s date .
II. Music and Business: Based upon observable evidence, what role do you think money played in this event? (Some thoughts to consider: Did you pay for admission to the performance? Was anything for sale at the venue? Were the musicians promoting anything?)
III. Music and Technology: In what ways did electronic technology shape your experience of the event? You might consider amplification; the use of electronic instruments; the use of computers and other forms digital technology; video; lighting; and other elements. Were these elements essential to the performance? Can you imagine the experience without these elements?
IV. Audience Demographic: Analyze the cultural make-up of the audience using whatever criteria you believe to be most relevant. The criteria might include age, gender, race, clothing style, and behavior, but could also include less obvious categories of analysis. In short, who are the people around you?
V. Music and Identity: Consider why the music, lyrics, and the public image of the musicians might hold special appeal to the listeners you described in the last category. Try to think as an “outsider,â attempting to put aside your own tastes and prejudices.
VI. Other: As a visitor from another planet, what other aspects of this event strike you as noteworthy? Why?