If you like music like I do, you???re probably pretty stoked about the
summer concert season.
This week we???ll show off two free
Android apps to help all you concert lovers out there make the
most out of your musical journey.
The first app we???re gonna cover is OnTour.
On Tour lets you
track concerts and tour dates of your favorite artists and look up
You can swipe left and right to switch between
different upcoming events, artist info, and recommendations.
app will generate a list of bands you might like based on your
Syncing up your Last.fm account will create an
even more personalized list of artists that you might enjoy.
can also check Venues to see who???s playing at the closest
Navigating through the app is really fluid, and I also like the
subtle color scheme to give it that slick ICS- type of feel.
larger font also makes it really easy to read and to quickly look
up info, which is important on a mobilbe device.
Now, if you???re looking for something more localized or in the
neighborhood, then I actually recommend another app called
JamBase is another useful app for tracking artists, but it???s
biggest advantage is in finding performances specifically in your
Though the interface is not as swipe friendly as
onTour, JamBase really shines when it comes to quickly
scheduling concerts on your calendar.
When you find a show
that you like, simply tap the calendar icon and JamBase will lay
out tour dates in a custom calendar for easy viewing.
also learn more about each concert by tapping on a tour date.
From there, you can buy tickets directly or follow the artist for
more upcoming shows.
While OnTour currently remains Android exclusive, jamBase is
available on both the Google Play Store and the iTunes
That???s it for today on Tap That app.
If you???ve got any more apps
you???d like repped, shoot us an email at Tapthatapp@cnet.com.
Thanks for watching and we???ll catch you next week.
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