|By PR Newswire||
|November 4, 2013 09:10 AM EST||
NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bandsintown, the world's largest concert discovery application with a monthly reach to over 30 million fans, today announced a partnership with The Agency Group (TAG), the world's leading independent talent booking agency. The partnership aims to give TAG's roster of nearly 2,000 artists – which includes a hugely diverse group of artists ranging from Paramore to The Black Keys to George Benson to Tegan and Sara to Muse to Guns N' Roses to Nickelback to Dolly Parton to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to Foals to Wiz Khalifa and many more leading international acts – direct access to the Bandsintown Artist Platform, a best-in-class platform that allows artists to promote their live concerts and to sell tickets and merchandise.
"The Agency Group is focused on being the most career-building, taste-making artist development powerhouse in the industry, and by partnering with our friends at Bandsintown, we are now able to better geo-target and promote our artists' shows," said Eddie Clemens, Director of Tour Marketing at The Agency Group. "By incorporating Bandsintown into our marketing mix, we will increase tour awareness for all of our performers, ultimately driving ticket sales to our artists' shows."
Bandsintown powers the tour dates for half of all touring artists today and is growing at a rate of 2,000 new artists a week. Talent supported includes Skrillex, Alabama Shakes, Maroon 5, Tim McGraw, David Guetta, Bruno Mars and more. Half of Billboard's Top 40 charting artists use Bandsintown's Artist Platform, the No. 1 source of traffic to its participating artists Facebook pages, driving more traffic than Google Search.
"Bandsintown is committed to serving the artist community by streamlining the process of event promotion so it's incredibly rewarding to be recognized by a major talent agency, such as TAG," said Julien Mitelberg, CEO of Bandsintown. "We've solving the tour promotion problem by growing our platform that allows any artist to better connect with their fans before, during and after the show."
Bandsintown is the largest concert discovery app in the world with 8M registered users, powering the tour dates for over 180K artists and reaching 30M unique fans per month. It was designed with artists and fans in mind by gathering information from a user's music library to create a customized Concert Cloud that visually represents a music fans DNA. For fans, Bandsintown provides a personalized way to track their favorite artists and to discover new touring artists, based on their musical preferences and location, so they never miss another live show. For artists, Bandsintown provides a best-in-class platform that allows artists to promote their live concerts and to sell tickets and merchandise, leveraging Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, MySpace and more. Bandsintown is owned by Cellfish Media, Inc. For more information, visit Bandsintown.com, our blog at blog.bandsintown.com, @Bandsintown or facebook.com/Bandsintown.
Facebook® is a registered trademark of Facebook Inc. Bandsintown™ and the Bandsintown logo™ are trademarks owned exclusively by Cellfish Media, Inc.
About The Agency Group:
The Agency Group, Ltd., the world's leading independent talent booking agency. Representing a roster of nearly 2,000 musicians, speakers and authors, the company is responsible for driving the careers of many of the most recognizable and trailblazing names in the entertainment industry, including, The Black Keys, Guns N' Roses, Paramore, Nickelback, Wiz Khalifa, The Kills, Gotye, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, A$AP Rocky, Tegan and Sara, RUSH and Ringo Starr. The company operates from six international offices – in London, New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, Malmo and Nashville – and employs over 75 agents.
The Agency Group's talent roster – in its music, literary, lecture, performing arts and theatrical divisions – includes the full spectrum in artists' career trajectories, including emerging artists, artists at the pinnacle of their careers and living legends. The company's hallmark characteristic, setting it apart from industry competitors, is its ability to book talent globally, rather than territorially. This enables the agents not only to form cohesive, strong relationships with artists and their managers, but fosters the agents' abilities to play an integral role in artist development, career growth, and long-term success.
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