Live Nation Partners With Adobe For The ‘Creative Tour’

Adobe, the software company behind apps like Photoshop, and Spark, has announced the Adobe Creative Tour, a partnership with Live Nation aimed at music fans and creators. The Creative Tour is designed to inspire creators and music fans to participate in digital creative challenges using Adobe Products such as Lightroom,… Continue Reading

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Live Nation Adds Augmented Reality To Concert Experience

Live Nation has unveiled a suite of customizable augmented reality products aimed at creating more immersive ways for fans to connect with artists and brands at live music events. Live Nation roles out new suite of customizable AI products for fans at festivals. Courtesy of Live Nation "More than 90%… Continue Reading

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#SaveMezzanine – Why Indie Venues Matter

As Mezzanine, a longstanding indie venue in the heart of San Francisco, faces pressure to vacate its location, Eventbrite explains why this venue and others like it are vital to maintaining a thriving, vibrant music industry. _____________________________ Guest post from Eventbrite Last year, Eventbrite helped 795,000 creators host nearly 4… Continue Reading

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‘Ties That Bind’ Celebrates A Year Of Telling Rock & Roll Recovery Stories

Sponsored by the drug and alcohol treatment center Cornerstones of Recovery, The Ties That Bind Us launched as a weekly interview series designed to shed light on some of the more negative byproducts that can result from a rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle. We look back on one year of the… Continue Reading

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NEVER Say This To Your Fans [Music Biz Weekly Podcast]

This week Michael Brandvold and Jay Gilbert of the Music Biz Weekly Podcast discuss an official statement from Vinnie Vincent, former KISS guitarist, and why you should NEVER post something like this. Plus why you should NEVER talk to your fans like this, and why you should have someone else… Continue Reading

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Nashville College Students Get Credit For Bonnaroo

Some of the attendees at this weekend’s Bonnaroo music fest in Manchester, Tenn., will be getting college credit for attending. Students from Nashville’s Belmont University are on their way to nearby Manchester as part of the “Belmont at Bonnaroo” program, which provides academic immersion into festival culture while providing students… Continue Reading

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How You Can Become A Bandsintown Big Break Artist

As part of an ambitious fan data-driven emerging artist program, Bandsintown is identifying artists who have seen recent rapid growth and launching campaigns to give them maximum exposure. Here is a look at how the process works, and how you can become a Big Break Artist. ___________________________ Guest post from… Continue Reading

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28 Father’s Day Grateful Dead For Kids Shows, 1 Promoter

Peter Shapiro, the legendary concert promoter and venue owner, announced that he’s promoting dozens of family-friendly Grateful Dead tribute shows across the United States on Father’s day. The shows, part of Shapiro’s “Rock & Roll Playhouse” concert series, are aimed at providing concert experiences to kids and helping them connect… Continue Reading

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LiveXLive Reports Revenue, Subscriber Growth, But Still Bleeding Cash

Live music streaming service LiveXLive announced financial results for the 4th quarter of 2019 and full results for their fiscal year. The company reported record revenue for their full fiscal year of $33.7 million, which was up by 368% year-over-year and $9.2 million in Q4 2019, up 29% year-over-year. The… Continue Reading

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