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Bandsintown Adds In-App Ticket Purchasing For Wantickets Shows
Aug 01, 2013 (12:08 PM EDT)


HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The leading nightlife and electronic music ticketing company in North America, Wantickets, has teamed up with Bandsintown to allow in-app ticket purchasing within the Bandsintown application, introducing a one-click purchase option and streamlining the process for music fans. The update will give users the ability to securely purchase tickets from Wantickets.com directly within Bandsintown, currently the largest concert discovery application in the world with over 6M registered users.

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The update is in response to a recent survey of 40,000 Bandsintown fans, who requested a better way to purchase tickets to their favorite shows more quickly and with less hassle. The survey also revealed the number of concerts users attend after installing the app increased by 200 percent, boosting attendance at live music events both nationally and abroad.

Bandsintown version 4.1 with the in-app ticketing update is available now for both Android and iOS users. Those users who already have Bandsintown installed on their mobile device need only update to the latest version to take advantage of the new ticketing feature.

About Wantickets
Wantickets.com is the leading online nightlife ticketing company in North America. Wantickets provides ticketing services for a variety of events; ranging from nightclubs, standing room venues, concerts and festivals, to conventions and trade shows. Through live events, online nightlife ticketing, and exclusive partnerships, Wantickets has positioned itself as one of the leading gateways to the trendsetter marketplace. For more information, visit www.wantickets.com, our Mobile Website, @Wantickets, facebook.com/wantickets or YouTube.

About Bandsintown
Bandsintown is the largest concert discovery application in the world with over 6M registered users, powering the tour dates for over 160K artists and reaching 30M unique fans per month. It was designed with artists and fans in mind by gathering information from a user's music library to create a customized Concert Cloud that visually represents a music fans DNA. For fans, Bandsintown provides a personalized way to track their favorite artists and to discover new touring artists, based on their musical preferences and location, so they never miss another live show. For artists, Bandsintown provides a best-in-class platform that allows artists to promote their live concerts and to sell tickets and merchandise, leveraging Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, MySpace and more. Bandsintown is owned by Cellfish Media, Inc. For more information, visit Bandsintown.com, our blog at blog.bandsintown.com, @Bandsintown or facebook.com/Bandsintown.

Media Contact:
Jessica Scully, Wantickets
323.638.2831
jscully@wantickets.com

Leah Taylor, Bandsintown
212.767.5256
ltaylor@bandsintown.com

SOURCE Bandsintown