How to Take Concert & Live Event Photos with Your Smartphone

How to Take Concert & Live Event Photos

Looking to kick up the quality of your smartphone pics at live events? Content Producer at Live Nation, Colleen Callahan, has a knack for capturing beautiful, candid artist and band photos during live performances. And while she loves taking shots with her DSLR camera, some of her favorite photos are the ones snagged using nothing more than her handy, dandy iPhone.

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#TMStaycation Winners – 5 Live Event Tips for Summertime

#TMStaycation Winner Annoucement

The results are in: big shoutout to Ashley O. and Maria B who are the grand prize winners of our #TMStaycation sweepstakes! Both Ashley and Maria will soon be laid-back, enjoying a sweet staycation with the Ticketmaster gift cards we’re sending their way.

And thanks again to everyone who participated in the sweepstakes—we were able to gather some great staycation tips from the comments you shared with us. So if you cringe at the thought of spending your precious vacation time stuck in traffic or standing in long lines at the airport, check out the collection of the most popular staycation plans entrants gave us:

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Ticket Insider – Fresh Beat Band, College & Pro Football Tickets Onsale

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New Tickets On Sale This Week

Fresh Beat Band, August 8 @ 10 AM PST

Can’t seem to pull your kids away from the TV because they’re watching too much of Nickelodeon’s The Fresh Beat Band? Is your answer, “YES”? Let us help!

Take your kids to see their favorite TV friends live in concert! Shout, Twist, Marina, and Kiki are back! So get ready for a brand-new show this winter with tons of new songs for the kids to enjoy.

Hear The Fresh Beat Band’s new song “Walk Like An Egyptian”

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Save Music Education with the International House of Blues Foundation

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The future of music is dependent upon the education of our youth. But with budget cuts and economic crisis impacting our nation’s schools—especially in lower income areas—music education is often one of the first programs to disappear from the curriculum.

The International House of Blues Foundation, however, is working hard to make sure music education doesn’t become a thing of the past.

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How to Pursue Your Passion While Holding Down a Full-Time Position

Hollywood Fringe Festival Pursue your Passion

In a previous post about the Hollywood Fringe Festival, we featured Live Nation employee Ben Hill, who, while working full-time, has managed to produce one of the largest performing arts festival not just in L.A., but in the world.

Now, we want to share Ben’s solid words of wisdom, for anyone who’s interested in successfully pulling off any type of creative side hustle while maintaining a “9-to-5”:

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Watch Daughtry Live from Comerica Theatre in Phoenix

Watch Daughtry Live from Comerica Theatre in Phoenix

Live show enthusiast? Concert addict? Simply just can’t get enough music? Let us be the ones to feed your live event obsession.

See behind-the-scenes footage, artist interviews, and live streamed concerts, all year long, right from your couch. These concerts are brought to you by Live Nation in partnership with Yahoo! who are aiming to bring fans live streamed concerts for the entire year.

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Brush Up on Football Lingo for Your Fantasy Football League

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This weekend marks the official start of football season, with two of New York’s teams going head-to-head in Canton, Ohio, and that means we’re also officially approaching fantasy football season. Fantasy football leagues can be sources of severe anxiety for those of us who don’t make stat-tracking a daily (or hourly, or minute-to-minute) habit. It can be nerve-wracking to be confronted by football superfans who exert their superior knowledge of the game with good old-fashioned football trash talking. What’s a more casual fan to do?

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A Day at the Hollywood Fringe Festival in Los Angeles

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Live Nation and Ticketmaster are well-known for their positions in the live entertainment business, but what you may not know is that our employees are passionate about making their mark in live entertainment too. Take for example, Ben Hill, senior director of financial planning systems. By day, he manages business platforms and applications, but at night and on weekends, he’s working out the details of a performing arts event he founded and has operated for five years, the Hollywood Fringe Festival.

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