As we prepare for the upcoming 2015 NBA Season, let’s take a look back at the last year. The NBA Playoffs 2014 were one of the most gripping in recent memory. Read the rest of this entry
The music industry is in a constant state of change, and it’s easy to forget about the past. With the internet and ever evolving mobile and web technology, it’s become effortless for someone to introduce a friend to new music. All it takes is a simple share, email or click to the cloud. Nowadays, no face to face exchange ever needs to even happen. Digital is a beautiful thing, but there is something to be said for the way “music used to be”.
Live events and social media have gone hand-in-hand since well before your mom and dad joined Facebook.
If you go to YouTube right now, and type in “concerts 2005″ (the year YouTube launched), you’ll find several videos featuring full-length concert coverage. If you take a peek at one of your friend’s timelines, odds are, you’ll uncover at least a selfie or two of them attending a live event. And, if you follow your favorite musician on Twitter, you’re likely to have seen them tweet while on tour.
Starting to see a trend?
Well, we sure have. According to our recent Ticketmaster Live Analytics study, live event social media “engagement is up, up, up” for concert fans. No surprises there, but through this study we uncovered some interesting facts about how concert fans use social media and how you can use that information to your advantage.
We know you love your NFL team, but when was the last time you professed it in person at the stadium? Using internal data, we determined which stadiums received the most love last season.
Did your home field make the cut? See why fans are smitten with these NFL stadiums. (NFL stadiums are in no particular order)
Garth Brooks fans rejoice as America’s most powerful concert force returns with select dates across the United States. Taking a look all the way back to 1990, we compiled his biggest Number 1 hits according to Billboard and top downloaded songs on iTunes, to create the ultimate playlist of Garth’s fan favorites.
1. “Friends in Low Places”
It only took this single eight weeks to reach #1, where it remained for four whole weeks. The song went on to win single of the year at both the Academy of Country Music Awards and Country Music Awards of 1990. Although the song has a sad subject matter and talks about drinking your troubles away, the melody adds an uplifting quality.
Sometimes life is all about the little things. Even something small like a wristband is making big waves across the festival scene and beyond.
The wait is finally over; football season is back! Preseason officially begins this week, and we know you’re excited. Heck, if you’re like us, you’ve been counting down the days it since February 3rd. Here are five things we’ve missed about football season:
Going through firework withdrawal? The first few weeks after the Fourth are the hardest, but they don’t have to be. There are plenty of concerts and shows on tour that will leave you awe-struck with dazzling fireworks and scorchin’ pyrotechnic displays. So if you’re in desperate need to get your firework fix, look no further than the shows listed below, which are rumored to set your night ablaze.
There is no doubt that World Cup fever officially reached the United States in 2014. From overflowing sports bars to viewing parties with thousands in attendance, we toasted to the excitement, anguish, and, most of all, pride for tTeam USA during the World Cup. Although the USA national team left the race for the cup in the round of 16, it’s safe to say that enthusiasm for professional soccer in the USA is here to stay.
This year, twenty-two MLS players traveled to Brazil to compete; 9 did so for the USMNT (United States Men’s National Team): Nick Rimando (pictured below), Matt Besler, Omar Gonzalez, DeAndre Yedlin, Kyle Beckerman, Michael Bradley, Brad Davis, Graham Zusi, Chris Wondolowski, and Clint Dempsey.
The MLS also boasts players on the Brazilian and Costa Rican national teams, who made it to the semifinals and quarterfinals, respectively.
If alien baddies threaten to overrun the world, they’ll be there. If misguided mutants try to bring about the destruction of innocent people, they’ll be there. If you need some hard-hitting, epic entertainment, they’ll be there. These spectacular superheroes have got what it takes to save the day and keep us totally enthralled in the process.
Here are 10 of our favorite Marvel superheroes…