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ANZAC Day Support: The Last Post, The Ode and Themed Playlists

Nightlife has a range of tools to help you commemorate ANZAC DAY in your venue.

Getting started

To get started, you will need to download the free Manage My Nightlife app from the App Store or Google Play to your phone, or use the web-app on your PC, and have your Manage My Nightlife login credentials ready

If you can’t recall your credentials, refer to this article: Reset your Manage My Nightlife username or password

Schedule the Last Post + The Ode at your venue

Nightlife provides you with different versions of The Last Post + The Ode, allowing you to choose the option best suited for Anzac Day at your venue.

  • The Last Post + The Ode + 1 Min Silence
  • The Last Post + The Ode
  • The Last Post +The Ode (Short Version)
  • NZ The Last Post + The Ode – New Zealand Version

You can preview these at anytime by choosing to play the song immediately rather than schedule it.

Schedule The Last Post + The Ode at your venue following these steps:

  1. Sign into the Manage My Nightlife app or web-app.
  2. In the phone app, tap the the top left menu icon to open the side menu and choose Search Songs
  3. You can search for “The Ode” or “The Last Post” by name, or if you search by list you’ll find all versions of The Last Post + The Ode in the Occasions List.
  4. When you’ve found the version you wish to schedule, view the song details:
    • In the phone app, tap the small blue down arrow at the right of the song title to expand the song details
    • In the web app, click on the song title tile to open the song detail popup window
  5. In the expanded view of the song, tap the clock icon which opens a scheduling window
  6. Use the scheduler to set the date and time. Set the date to the 25th April, and the time as required for your event.
  7. Choose the option to interrupt the playing song at the date and time specified, to make sure the track plays exactly on time.
  8. Tap Schedule.

TIP: To check or delete a scheduled song, look for a clock icon in the Current Playlist tab. Tapping on the clock will show you all scheduled songs and relevant details. To delete, tap the circle to the right of the song to select it and then tap the trash icon.

TIP: If you’re having trouble finding the song, try using the the Genre tab in Search Songs, then scroll down the results and find the Occasions genre. Expand this section to find many commonly used specialty songs for occasions

Queue the Anzac Day playlist before and after The Last Post + The Ode

Nightlife has curated a playlist to queue before and after playing The Last Post + The Ode. This is a tight, 10 song list of ANZAC day themed music which keeps the mood appropriate for the occasion.

  1. Open Manage My Nightlife on your phone or on the web app.
  2. In the phone app, tap the the top left menu icon to open the side menu and choose Queue Lists
  3. Tap the All Lists tab, then expand the Nightlife Lists subheading
  4. Scroll to the last category called Specialty and locate the #ANZAC DAY list.
  5. Select the list by tapping the circle to the left of the list name, then tap Shuffle Play at the bottom of the screen

Feature Australian and New Zealand Artists on ANZAC Day

Queue up the best Australian and New Zealand artists on ANZAC Day with our AUSSIE MUSIC and KIWI CUTZ playlists.

Do you want to turn off your regularly scheduled music?

Your music is programmed to change throughout the day to suit your venue, but if you want to theme your day differently, you may wish to disable scheduled list changes temporarily. To do this, follow these instructions:

  1. Make sure you are ready with your Manage My Nightlife app, and sign in
  2. Tap the the top left menu icon to open the side menu, choose Controls, then tap Mode Controls on the right to expand it to display the control options., Tap the button next to ‘Scheduler’ to turn it off.

If this option has been disabled, Contact Us to have it enabled

Queue playlists at your venue following these steps:

  1. Open Manage My Nightlife on your phone or on the web app.
  2. In the phone app, tap the the top left menu icon to open the side menu and choose Queue Lists
  3. Tap the All Lists tab, then expand the Nightlife Lists subheading
  4. Scroll to the category called General Bar to locate AUSSIE MUSIC or KIWI CUTZ. If the list you’re after is not available, please Contact Us to have it enabled.
  5. Select one or more lists by tapping the circle to the left of the list name, then tap Shuffle Play at the bottom of the screen
  6. To return to your normally scheduled music:
    • If you turned off your scheduler, choose Controls, Mode Controls, and Turn the Scheduler on
    • Choose Load Lists, then Clear Playlist in the bottom right, and Clear Songs (or All Songs to also clear manually selected songs).

More info about queueing playlists can be found here.

Display Anzac Day Digital Advertising

Nightlife has created Anzac Day advertising slides to use on your venue screens, available now in the web app advertising library.

  1. Log in to the Manage My Nightlife web app at managemynightlife.com
  2. Choose Advertising from the left side menu
  3. Choose Library from the options available to select from Nightlife’s library of static and animated advertising content.
  4. Find and Select an Anzac Day advertising slide then press Next.
  5. Choose your options:
    • Set your Duration for how long the slide show show for each time it appears on screen (10s is a common choice).
    • If you want to limit how regularly the slide appears, tick the delay box to choose how many minutes must pass before the slide appears in rotation again.
    • Click the Between Dates option and set the start and end dates. You may wish to display the slide across both Anzac Day the 25th and the additional public holiday date on the 26th, if observed in your region.
  6. Press Create and your countdown will now appear in rotation with your other advertising.

For more information about customizing your advertising and visuals on Nightlife, head to the support articles on Managing advertising and Managing visuals

Updated on April 14, 2021

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