Why BandPage is Gonna Be Big

BandPage?  What’s this all about?

Think of it as a merch store on meth and steroids.  Instead of just selling standard music swag, it sells experiences.  From Digital Music News:

George Clinton is selling a meet and greet for $150 a pop at each stop on his tour. Ozzy Osbourne sold a 4 pack of premium tickets and meet and greets for $4,000.  You could watch Third Eye Blind’s soundcheck, get a ticket to the show, have a meet and greet, a t-shirt and signed set list for $200 on their last tour.

You can buy an autographed guitar from Stars for $450 or challenge Jana Kramer in a game of ping pong, hang out at the venue and get a bunch of other swag for $60.

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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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