There’s some interesting news across the interwebs today – and we’re on top it it all. As Pandora’s financial woes continue, Dave takes a closer look at the steps that brought the company to offloading Ticketfly to its rival. Dave details how the deal went down and what a combined company means for the live music industry.
We also have a new Five Shows feature, with music lawyer Dina LaPolt and more details on the Clippers press conference yesterday where the team announced its intentions to leave Staples Center and build their own venue in Inglewood, California. In more Eventbrite news, the ticketer, alongside AXS, has teamed up with Spotify for in-app concert purchases. We also look at a researcher’s claim that streaming will be more lucrative than performing live and the Queens of The Stone Ages’ album announcement and tour.