It always amazes me how much happens in the world of live music in just one week. And like the fans in this photo, I hope you had a great week of shows and that your world was rocked by a plethora of live music adventures too.
If you missed any of the action here at Live Fix, don’t worry. We’ve got another exciting wrap-up to get you all caught up and ready for the week ahead.
From Lil’ Wayne and Johnny Cash to John Oates, Rhymefest and David Guetta concert memories, here’s what we explored on Live Fix this week.
Following the wrap-up, we’ll share important news about developing stories in the concert industry.
- Concert Preview: Keys N Krates Unlocks The Art of Live Remixing
- Would A Lil’ Wayne Rikers Concert Measure Up To Johnny Cash at Folsom?
- Recreate My Night Evolves Fan Experience with David Guetta Concert Memories
- Livestream Event: John Oates, Sam Bush Live From The Loveless Cafe
- Livestream Event: Emerging Bands, Top Bloggers Unite at Knitting Factory for LYVA Music Fest 2010
- Livestream Event: Cee-Lo Green Talks Lady Killer, Gnarls Barkely, Las Vegas Show Dreams
- Weekend Concert Preview: Rhymefest, Wrecking Ball Punx Fest, Waco Brothers
Concert Industry News
Keeping an eye on recent developments in the concert industry, here’s links to recent stories about the Live Nation-Ticketmaster merger, Lollapalooza, a lawsuit filed by local Chicago independent promoter Jam Productions and a new fan-based ticket service.
- As we’ve shared before, Jim Derogatis of Vocalo.org has kept a close eye on Lollapalooza and radius clauses, and he recently reported on the details of Chicago tax earnings and mega music festival Lollapallooza.
- Greg Kot of the Chicago Tribune reports on Jam Productions lawsuit against Live Nation-Ticketmaster
- Miles Raymer of the Chicago Reader reports on FanFueled, a “Ticket Service That Pays You Back”
Wolfgang’s Vault & Free Downloads
- Wolfgang’s Vault blog
- WGV Public Playlist
- Get your daily live concert fix via $4 deals on WGV’s full concert downloads
If you’re wondering, the downloads can be transferred to your iPod, burned to a CD or whatever you wish. And all of the downloads are available in both high-quality 256k mp3 and lossless CD-quality FLAC format. And if you’re looking to go mobile, go check out the WGV iPhone app.
Free Downloads You Missed
In case you’ve missed them, here’s some more free downloads that we’ve featured previously on Live Fix.
That’s it for the weekly wrap-up!
Stay in the know and check out last week’s wrap-up and stay tuned for more exciting explorations and interviews coming up this week…
We’ll have news on Rocktober concert challenges, house concerts, concert previews from our favorite bands, plus more free downloads and cool concert stuff from our sponsors.