live music

Spotify revamps in-app concert discovery with new Live Events Feed

Spotify is introducing a new feature that will allow users to better discover nearby events and concerts. The streaming service today announced it’s replacing its in-app Concert Hub with a new L

In-person event sound service Mixhalo raises $24M

It’s been an exceedingly difficult couple of years for live performers. And with live events drawing to a close comes a good deal of collateral damage for all of the many facets of the industry such

Are virtual concerts here to stay?

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed the music industry to experiment seriously with virtual concerts. Historically, musicians and their managers have been careful about challenging the traditional concert mo

The Ticket Fairy is tech’s best hope against Ticketmaster

Ticketmaster’s dominance has led to big service fees, scalpers galore and exclusive contracts that some people argue exploit venues and artists. The approval of venue operator and artist managem

Sofar Sounds house concerts raises $25M, but bands get just $100

Tired of noisy music venues where you can hardly see the stage? Sofar Sounds puts on concerts in people’s living rooms where fans pay $15 to $30 to sit silently on the floor and truly listen. Ne

MyMusicTaste, which allows fans to request live events, gets $11M Series C

MyMusicTaste, a Seoul-headquartered service that lets fans campaign to bring their favorite artists to their city, plans to double the concerts it organizes next year after raising an $11 million Seri

Dice snags $6M to win more fans for its frustration-free ticketing platform

London-based ticketing startup Dice, which sells mobile tickets without booking fees and with a current focus on millennials wanting to discover new bands to go see live, has closed a $6 million Serie

AtVenu Lands $1.1M To Help Bands, Artists And Labels Sell Their Merch At Shows

SF startup atVenu today announced a $1.1 million seed funding round, led by Montreal’s Real Ventures and including private investors located in both the U.S. and Canada. AtVenu’s goal is t

Concert Window, The Netflix For Live Concerts, Gives Fans A New, Mobile-Friendly Venue On The Web

Back in February, <a href="">we introduced you to EvntLi

With $2.3M From Vint Cerf & More, Tech Pioneer Judy Estrin Unveils EvntLive, The Web’s New Interactive Concert Hall

You may not be familiar with her name, but <a target="_blank" href="">Judy Estrin</a> has quietly become one of Silicon Valley's most successful serial entrep

Ebay And AEG Want To Make Music Together With New Ticketing, Merchandizing, Sponsorship Partnership

Lots of people today already use <a target="_blank" href="">eBay</a> and its ticketing site <a target="_blank" href="">StubHub</a> for ticket event purchases a

Uber Spins Its Latest Variation On Car Rides: DJs On Party Buses In Chicago

Uber is still growing its business as a disruptive (sometimes <a href="">controversial</a>) car service app, but in the meantime it continues to push the en

5gig, a social network for concert goers, gets more money and eyes rest of Europe

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