A New Concert/Event Social Platform

One of the things I really enjoy is sitting in front of a TV during a big event and tweeting impressions of what I’m seeing and reading the tweets of others who are doing exactly the same thing.  It’s like there’s a big group of us together–but we don’t have to be in the same room.

This is the underlying theory (well, sort of) behind Eventbrite.  And the applications for concerts and other live music events in intriguing.  From Fast Company:

What if partygoers could automatically share Instagram photos? Or conference attendees could exchange LinkedIn requests without collecting cards? With Eventbrite’s API, we may be about to find out.

Every time you invite people to an event, you create a mini social network. Startup ticketing platform Eventbrite aims to help put that physical network to use in online apps.

Read more here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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