StubHub Music Integrates With Spotify For Concert Recommendations
March 5, 2015 at 4:00 PM (PT)
STUBHUB has launched a new version of its STUBHUB MUSIC IOS app that will give users the ability to sync the app with their SPOTIFY libraries to produce a personalized list of upcoming concerts featuring their favorite artists and venues. With more than 100,000 live event listings on any given day, initially based on users’ iTUNES music libraries, STUBHUB MUSIC with the added SPOTIFY sync feature makes it easy for fans to discover local events by receiving more focused recommendations and notifications. The app is available for download today at the iTUNES APP STORE.
“We are constantly thinking of ways to create a personalized experience for our fans. STUBHUB MUSIC is intended to help fans make sure they are not missing their favorite artists when they come to town,” said STUBHUB LABS Head GARY KANAZAWA. “The integration of SPOTIFY into STUBHUB MUSIC provides fans a way to easily discover local events for their favorite artists on SPOTIFY and enable them to discover even more new acts they might have not yet discovered."
A new "Music News" section is introduced in the new version of the STUBHUB MUSIC app, which will feature exclusive interviews, videos and more from performers at the STUBHUB MUSIC EXPERIENCE, a three-day series of live music showcases at SXSW featuring more than two dozen popular and emerging artists including THE WAR ON DRUGS, PORTUGAL. THE MAN, THE VACCINES, FUTURE ISLANDS and more.
This new feature will also include artist-recommended shows and hot spots at SXSW as well as news bites from goings on in this live music festival. Fans who download the new version of the STUBHUB MUSIC app will be treated to special event access with exclusive interviews from the bands, videos and more. STUBHUB will be showcasing the personalized features of the STUBHUB MUSIC app with a live curation of personalized SXSW itineraries at the STUBHUB MUSIC EXPERIENCE.