Buying concert tickets via your ‘droid and iPhone just got easy
If you’ve ever tried to buy concert tickets in the past, you will be aware that it can sometimes be a painful task – sometimes even fruitless if you’re too late and have ‘missed the boat’.
Gone are the days of waiting around on ticket phone-lines, or banging the refresh button on your web-browser on ticket sites such as Concert ticket specialists BoxOfficeHero in order to secure tickets for your concert of choice.
We take a look at a handful of exceptionally powerful smartphone apps to enable music lovers to buy concert tickets with ease, and also to make it a fun and pleasant experience too!
LiveNation is a really well-designed app, offering excellent artist / event / ticket coverage spanning many different music genres. If you’re just looking for a good music event to attend this weekend – no problem
– the Live Nation app offers location-based gig and event listings in the app for your consideration – exceptionally useful. Another truly worthwhile feature of this app is ticketless entry to events (via scannable barcode mobile tickets) – so you don’t need to worry about losing your tickets or leaving them at home.
Take into consideration the free Interactive venue maps and live set lists for real-time concert information, and you’ve got a truly useful, multi-dimensional app which offers so much – for free!
This app is different to most concert-ticket apps because it’s of great value and use to both ticket buyers and sellers alike. As well as being able to search the StubHub database, buyers gain access to a network of existing ticket-holders wishing to sell their unneeded concert tickets (for whatever reason – not being able to attend, friends cancelling and so on).
Tickets can be purchased by credit card or with an existing StubHub or PayPal account. With a fast search facility, real-time price alerts, ticket reminders, GPS based location searches,
and even interactive maps of over a thousand venues which allow you to interactively and visually choose your preferred seating.
StubHub is certainty an app worth having on your ‘droid or iPhone if you’re an keen concert-goer.
Top of the pops for tickets, this smart app will display a tailored concert-ticket shopping experience to the user, displaying a calendar of upcoming concerts featuring only artists from your media library on your mobile device.
Truly useful in terms of saving time inputting your favourite artists and also for not missing your favourite bands when they come to town because you didn’t even know they were touring!
Other app features include concert reminders, and a event a useful iTunes link for each artist to enable you to preview their tracks before making your ticket purchase.