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Aussie Summer Events 

January is known for summer events across Australia – from Sunday sessions and Hottest 100 celebrations to the Australian Open tennis tournament and Aussie parties. 

To support venues with their entertainment throughout the summertime season, Nightlife’s unique library offers a range of high-quality music, video and visual content.  

Our Aussie Summer content has seasonal availability. Looking to use this outside of January? Let us know! We’ll make sure it’s available at a designated venue.

How To Queue Aussie Music Lists

Nightlife has a range of lists for any and every kind of Aussie atmosphere, with collections like MIX JJJ, AUSSIE DANCE, AUSSIE CHILL and more.

For Lists:

  1. Open Manage My Nightlife 
  2. In the Menu, select the Queue Lists page 
  3. Select the All Lists tab 
  4. Expand the Nightlife Lists heading 
  5. Click or tap the circle next to one or more lists to select them for queuing NOTE: Selecting more than one list will play a mix of songs from each 
  6. Click or tap the green Queue Lists button 
  7. Click or tap the appropriate queue method (i.e. Shuffle or Timed Shuffle) If selecting Timed Shuffle: Use the slider to nominate the length of time to override the Scheduler for, then click or tap the green Queue List button. 

After the lists are queued, the app will navigate to the Current Playlist page and display the updated playlist. 

For DJ Sets:

  1. Open Manage My Nightlife 
  2. In the Menu, select the Queue Lists page 
  3. Select the All Lists tab 
  4. Expand the Nightlife Lists heading 
  5. In the DJ Sets category, click or tap the circle next to a DJ Set to select it for queuing 
  6. Click or tap the green Queue Lists button 
  7. Click or tap Custom Order 
  8. Use the slider to nominate the length of time the DJ Set should play for, before returning to the Scheduler’s current playlist 
  9. Hit the green Queue button NOTE: The DJ Set will start in custom order from track 1. A new starting track can be selected from the list before queuing, if required 

After a DJ Set has been queued, the Current Playlist page will be updated to show a timer that indicates how long the DJ Set has left to play. 

How To Play Triple J’s Hottest 100

The official list of Triple J’s Hottest 100 will be available in the Nightlife library after Triple J announce the winners (typically, this is done in the last week of January). 

Until then, Nightlife’s JJJ HOTTEST 100 list is populated with top contenders and predicted winners for Triple J’s Hottest 100. 

  1. Open Manage My Nightlife 
  2. In the Menu, select the Queue Lists page 
  3. Select the All Lists tab 
  4. Expand the Nightlife Lists heading 
  5. Scroll to the Specialty category
  6. Click or tap the circle next to JJJ HOTTEST 100 to select it for queuing NOTE: If this list is not available, please contact us so we can ensure the content has been made available.
  7. Click or tap the green Queue Lists button 
  8. Click or tap the appropriate queue method (i.e. Shuffle or Timed Shuffle) If selecting Timed Shuffle: Use the slider to nominate the length of time to override the Scheduler for, then click or tap the green Queue List button. 

After the JJJ HOTTEST 100 list has been queued, the app will navigate to the Current Playlist page and display the updated playlist. 

How To Queue Summer Visuals For Venue Screens

  1. Open Manage My Nightlife
  2. In the Menu, select the Queue Lists page
  3. Select the All Lists tab
  4. Expand the Ambient Visuals heading
  5. Click or tap the circle next to SURF TV, SUMMER TV or AUSSIE TV to select it for queuing
  6. Click or tap the green Queue List button
  7. Click or tap the green Shuffle option

When queued, summer visuals will play on screens until interrupted by the Scheduler – which automatically queues content according to the venue’s set program of daily visuals.

To set summer visuals to play at a specific time for an event, or for a nominated period of time, please contact us.

Promote Upcoming Events And Commemorations

Nightlife’s Advertising Library has a range of seasonal slides to promote upcoming events. They can be set to display using the Manage My Nightlife Web App

Where custom messaging is required, users can create their own digital slides, upload them to their Nightlife Advertising Library and use the web app to set them to display on venue screens. 

How to upload and display custom digital signage

  1. Open the Manage My Nightlife Web App
  2. In the Menu, select the Advertising page 
  3. Select the User Advertising tab 
  4. Click the Upload button 
  5. Click the green Browse button and select the custom file to upload 
  6. Select the screen to display the slide on and nominate how long it should display on screens for as well as the time period it should be integrated into the digital display 
  7. Click the Upload button 

How to display slides from Nightlife’s Advertising Library 

  1. Open the Manage My Nightlife Web App
  2. In the Menu, select the Advertising page 
  3. Select the User Advertising tab 
  4. Click on the Library button 
  5. Click on any slide in the library to see a preview of it 
  6. When a slide is selected, click the Next button 
  7. Select the screen to display the slide on and nominate how long it should display on screens for as well as the time period it should be integrated into the digital display 
  8. Click the Create button 

Let Guests Pick The Music With crowdDJ

Increase customer interaction at events by allowing them to add their favourite Aussie summertime tracks into the mix with crowdDJ’s Scan to Play QR code system. 

Venues with crowdDJ currently activated at their location will find an advertising slide with a unique QR code has been created and saved in their Advertising Library. 

Display this advertising slide on venue screens so customers can scan the code and access a web version of the crowdDJ app to make their song selections.  

How to display the Scan to Play QR code on venue screens 

  1. Open the Manage My Nightlife Web App
  2. In the Menu, select the Advertising page 
  3. Select the User Advertising tab 
  4. Click on the Library button 
  5. Click on the crowdDJ Scan To Play slide in the library to see a preview of it 
  6. Once a slide is selected, click the Next button 
  7. Select the screen to display the slide on and nominate how long it should display on screens for as well as the time period it should be integrated into the digital display 
  8. Click the Create button 
Updated on December 15, 2023

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