500 True Fans. How Tycho’s fans crowdfunded his first European show

Songkick got started with a series of over-excited emails between Pete, Michelle and I. The thing we got most excited about was the idea that many of our friends would go to more gigs if we just made it easier for them. We’ve spent the past 5 years obsessed with…

Songkick takes a Field Trip with Google

We’ve really enjoyed working with the team over at YouTube for the past couple years to present concert information alongside music videos on YouTube. Today I’m really excited to announce another partnership with the mighty GOOG, this time on a new app called Field Trip. As you may have seen…

Pedal Pushers

Hats off to Green Man 2012 for taking festival sustainability to a whole new level. Environmental pioneers Green Thing not only built an open air stage from on-site reclaimed wood, they powered the entire thing with bicycles! Check out the video below, and read their full story here. Which band…

WIN! Hot Chip, Primal Scream + more exclusive gig tickets up for grabs

This September, BBC Radio 6 are celebrating Live Music – and well, we’re obviously down with that. So we’ve teamed up with them to offer you the chance to attend one of their exclusive Live at Maida Vale sessions in London. The line-up is looking pretty special with Hot Chip,…

Insta-concert-gram

You don’t always have to be shooting from a top of the range SLR to capture a great concert moment. Songkicker sugarspun has used good old Instagram to take these atmospheric shots at gigs around LA: Mr Little Jeans at Central Social Aid – 24 Aug 12   Regina Spektor…

An Ode To The Festival Season

What. A. Summer. For the last few months, music fans across the globe have filled fields, parks, beaches and boats, to bear witness to the world’s greatest artists in pure, unadulterated live form. Battling mud, rain, heat and hangovers – we all know it’s been worth it. So as the 2012…

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