Taylor Swift making fans buy merch for better chance at concert tickets

Taylor Swift, pop darling and a marketer’s wet dream, is using her goddess-like status to pinch yet more money from her fans’ pockets. Taylor Swift has teamed up with Ticketmaster – why’s that? To offer up…

Set up your concerts on Spotify to reach out to fans

Promote your gigs on Spotify and send personal messages to all of your fans to make sure that all of your followers have a chance to see your shows. Playing shows can be the best part…

Ableton confirm the artists and experts speaking at Loop Summit 2017

Ableton’s Loop Summit for “producers, thinkers, educators and creative technologists” have announced speakers including Prince’s audio engineer. Loop is for music makers: artists, technologists, educators, and creative thinkers of all kinds. It is a gathering…

Spotify are taking their playlists to the stage with RapCaviar Live

Spotify are teaming up with “the heaviest hitters and hottest emerging artists in rap” to bring their RapCaviar playlist to audiences. RapCaviar is the second biggest playlist on Spotify boasting more than 7 million followers…

Spotify are introducing an easier way than ever to find and buy event tickets

Spotify are bringing you personal recommendations for gigs and making it easier than ever to buy a ticket straight from Spotify. Spotify have partnered with AXS to offer personalised recommendations for gigs and simple, one-click…

Pandora just lost $250m selling Ticketfly event ticketing to Eventbrite but could spell partnership

Shortly following a giant $480 million investment from Sirius XM, Pandora have sold on ticketing company Ticketfly for a massive loss. Ticketfly’s ticketing business has been sold on to Eventbrite, a much larger company cut…

Win 2 free weekend tickets to Electric Beach Festival in Cornwall

The lovely people at Electric Beach Festival have given us 2 free tickets to their amazing, shorefront, music-packed weekend to give away to YOU! Electric Beach Festival takes place on the golden shores of Great…

Amazon Music are putting on exclusive live music gigs for Prime members

Amazon are kicking off a bunch of live gigs across London starting with Blondie as a new exclusive benefit for Amazon Prime members. Amazon are launching a bunch of intimate gigs with massive artists as…

Live Nation are offering hundreds of concert tickets for just $20

Live Nation, one of the biggest live music ticketing sites in the world, have a special offer rolling until May 9th where you can purchase tickets from hundreds of shows for just $20. $20 for…

Songkick say that Ticketmaster stole trade secrets using old password

The battle between Songkick and Ticketmaster continues as Songkick claim Live Nation’s ticketing company used an old password to steal information. Ticketmaster have been facing legal challenges from smaller ticketing companies for years now, and…