JamBase, the best online source for live music listings, has released a simple iPhone app that lets you find live music near your current location.
Concert season is here, and JamBase is the best way to find and track who's coming to town.
The granddaddy of concert-listing services has made major improvements to its iPhone app.
JamBase is the music fan's standard for tracking gigs, but Bandloop offers a solid competitor. Artists and fans populate and update the show database of more than 50,000 gigs.
Unfortunately, it doesn't offer anything unique, and has less gig information than competitors like JamBase, Bandloop, and iConcertCal.
Through Imeem's events monitor, I found out that 70s jazz fusion legends Return to Forever are coming to my local theater in two weeks.
A Bandloop developer talks up two aspects of show-tracking that I overlooked: geo-coding of clubs and more listings for obscure local bands and venues.
iConcertCal for iPhone automatically looks at artists in your iTunes library and alerts you when they're playing a show in your area. It also serves as a more typical concert-finding app.
Digital-music companies are acknowledging that MySpace is a part of every musician's online kit. Instead of creating an alternative, they are letting users tap into what MySpace offers.
Gig-finding service Bandloop releases a free--and very slick--application in Apple's App Store that helps you find local shows on a map.