YouTube brings Coachella to the whole world again this year

Coachella is one of the biggest music festivals in the world but there’s still thousands of people left wishing they could go every year – So YouTube are bringing it to everyone. YouTube have confirmed…

Live music expected to be worth over $30 billion in 4 years

Live music is massive right now and it’s only going to get bigger as music streaming creates the perfect environment for live concerts to thrive and grow. Live music has been booming more than ever…

Go from screen to stage with gig tickets on YouTube

Watching music videos on YouTube can often result in wishing you were seeing them live right now, and with Eventbrite on YouTube you can secure a gig right under the video. YouTube have teamed up…

Ticketmaster are secretly scalping their own tickets

Notoriously dodgy ticket sellers Ticketmaster have just been unearthed with their own ticket scalping racket ripping of concert-goers. An undercover investigation undertaken by CBC News and the Toronto Star has discovered some shady practices going…

Find your perfect festival from your tastes with Spotify and Festicket

The perfect festival for you is out there with the greatest combination of all your favourite acts, and with the new Festival Finder you can find yours with the click of a button. Spotify have…

UK minister says don’t buy tickets from ViaGogo, “they are the worst”

If you don’t know by now that online ticket re-sellers are dodgy – ticket re-sellers are dodgy. Now UK Officials are warning against them after they break advertising rules. One of the biggest digital ticket…

Ticketmaster could replace tickets with face scanning

Forgetting and losing your ticket might be a thing of the past soon, assuming you don’t lose your face on the way to a gig. Paper tickets are already becoming rarer and rarer, most events…

Going to gigs makes you live longer and happier, study finds

Make sure that you’re going to see live music regularly if you want to live a long and happy life, says science. A new study by Goldsmith’s University Associate Lecturer, Patrick Fagan, and commissioned by…

Independent artists give tips on booking your own tour, and surviving it

These days making it as an independent artist is totally achievable but that doesn’t mean it’s always easy – here are some tips for going on tour from artists who’ve done it themselves. Going on…

Find the cheapest concert tickets with TickX

Finding the best ticket prices is going to get a lot easier with TickX who’s new funding will help them spread across Europe. British company TickX have built a business on letting concert-goers in the…