Lyte Hires Former Amazon Tickets Executive


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Lawrence Peryer will join the ticket exchange's growing management team. 

Ticketing company Lyte has announced the hire of Lawrence Peryer as head of business and corporate development. Peryer will join the ticketing-exchange platform in expanding Lyte’s commitment to define a new category of live event ticketing. Full story here



Voodoo Threauxdown - Seattle, WA - 2018-09-09



Trombone Shorty's Voodoo Threauxdown, featuring Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and New Breed Brass Band with special guests Cyril Neville, Walter Wolfman Washington and Kermit Ruffins at Woodland Park Zoo Amphitheatre, Seattle, WA, September 9, 2018.





Hot Tuna - Seattle, WA - 2018-08-30


Hot Tuna Electric, with Steve Kimock, Neptune Theatre, Seattle, WA, August 30, 2018.

Set One: Been So Long; Whinin' Boy Blues; Ode for Billy Dean; Come Back Baby; Living Just for You; Sea Child; Walkin' Blues; Bowlegged Woman, Knock Kneed Man. 

Set Two: I See the Light; I Know You Rider; Roads and Roads &; Trial by Fire; Sleep Song; Good Shepherd; Easy Now; Come Back Baby; Funky #7.

Encore: Water Song. 

Psychedelic Furs - Seattle, WA - 2018-07-29


Psychedelic Furs, with opening act X, at the Woodland Park Zoo Amphitheatre, Seattle, WA, July 29, 2018.

Psychedelic Furs Setlist: Dumb Waiters; Highwire Days; The Ghost In You; Into You Like A Train; She Is Mine; Heartbreak Beat; Mr. Jones; President Gas; Love My Way; So Run Down; No Easy Street; Heaven. Encore: Sister Europe; Pretty In Pink. 



Spotify Is No Netflix But Has a Chance to Soar Beyond Pandora


Served as a primary source in a research report from Blueshift Research.

"Blueshift’s initial research found strong revenue and subscriber growth in SPOT’s first earnings report as a public company but also some question marks around profitability and revenue per user. SPOT’s success and growing influence in the music industry has led to some comparisons to NFLX, but content control and costs remain huge obstacles. SPOT also faces formidable competition from AAPL, GOOG/GOOGL, AMZN, and others...What are the biggest threats to SPOT’s subscriber growth? Can SPOT get control over content costs and improve gross margins? How can SPOT differentiate itself from rivals like AAPL and AMZN? Can SPOT become as dominant in streaming music as NFLX is in video? To answer these and other questions, Blueshift will gather data and issue a market research report from independent sources in the following areas: Record labels and publishers, Content creators and brokers, Competitors, and Industry specialists."

Get more information about the report here.



Steely Dan - Seattle, WA - 2018-06-05



Steely Dan, with opening act The Doobie Brothers, at KeyArena, Seattle, WA, June 5, 2018.

Steely Dan Setlist: Fan It, Janet; Green Flower Street; Hey Nineteen; Black Friday; Aja; New Frontier; Time Out Of Mind; Kid Charlemagne; Rikki Don't Lose That Number; Black Cow; Dirty Work; Babylon Sisters; Bodhisattva; Keep That Same Old Feeling; Josie; Peg; My Old School.

Doobie Brothers Setlist: Natural Thing; Rockin' Down the Highway; Road Angel; South City Midnight Lady; Dark Eyed Cajun Woman; Jesus is Just Alright; Eyes of Silver; Disciple; piano intro > Takin' it to the Streets; The Doctor; Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While); Black Water; Long Train Runnin'. Encore: China Grove; Listen to the Music.