SMooCH 2019 - Seattle, WA - 2019-12-07

SMooCH 2019 at the Showbox, Seattle, WA, December 7, 2019, with Dude York, DeVotchKa and Red Kross

"Started by Pete and Brandy Nordstrom, both musicians, in 2012 after their infant son received life-saving treatment from the award-winning hospital, SMooCH and it's generous contributors have generated millions for uncompensated care.

Pete, Co-President of Nordstrom, Inc., was amazed by the quality of care for all patients, regardless of their ability to pay. He and his wife Brandy saw the need to raise funds and awareness for the hospital's uncompensated care program. Since its inception, SMooCH has attracted talented music acts such as The Head and the Heart, Allen Stone, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Iron and Wine, Father John Misty, Ben Bridwell from Band of Horses, The Afghan Whigs, Mary Lambert, Sir Mix-A-Lot and Phantogram.

For the past several years Ethan Stowell has curated a group of Northwest chefs to personally serve VIP guests, including James Beard Award winner, Eduardo Jordan.

100% of all SMooCH proceeds go directly to help patients and their families." Donate Now.

Ticketing Trends - The New Frontier - FestForums Santa Barbra 2019

Ticketing Trends - The New Frontier - FestForums Santa Barbra 2019
"All festivals require ticketing, but not all ticketing platforms are created equally. From the ticket purchase, marketing assistance to the settlement, let’s learn exactly what these platforms can provide. How do the latest trends in data collection and analytics serve the festival economy in maximizing profitability, logistics and more?" The event took place Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 10am at The Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort in Santa Barbara, CA. Details here.

Brittany Howard - Los Angeles, CA - 2019-10-08

Brittany Howard, The Theatre at Ace Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, October 8, 2019. 

Setlist: He Loves Me, Georgia, Stay High, Presence, The Breakdown, Tomorrow, Short and Sweet, You're What I'm All About, Higher and Higher, Baby, Goat Head, 13th Century Metal. Encore: Bring Your Love to Me, Revolution, History Repeats, Run to Me.

Talk is Cheap is a 2019 Clio Music Gold winner

'Keith Richards - Talk Is Cheap - 30th Anniversary Deluxe Box Set' won the 2019 Clio Music Gold for Packaging Design within the Music Marketing. The Award went to 1021 Creative, Keith Richards, Jane Rose, David Gorman, Zachariah Mattheus, Michael Kachko and Lawrence Peryer.

Rolling Stones - Seattle, WA - 2019-08-14

Rolling Stones with Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real, CenturyLink Field, Seattle, WA, August 14, 2019. 

Setlist: Street Fighting Man; You Got Me Rocking; Tumbling Dice; Beast of Burden; Can't Always Get What You Want; Sweet Virginia; Dead Flowers; Sympathy for the Devil; Honky Tonk Woman; You Got the Silver; Before They Make Me Run; Miss You; Midnight Rambler; Paint It Black; Start Me Up; Jumping Jack Flash; Brown Sugar. Encore: Gimme Shelter; Satisfaction.

Lyte Turns A Corner In 2019, Seeing Huge Growth

by Francisco Rendon on, June 13, 2019. 

With the Federal Trade Commission having just held its workshop on online ticketing June 11, all the talk of bots, scalpers and scams has no doubt left some fans wondering why they can’t simply return their tickets when, for whatever reason, they can’t use the product. 

Enter Lyte ticketing, which is having a banner 2019, just three years after Pollstar first reported on its novel approach to ticket exchange. Read the full piece here