191 Toole joins Rialto Theatre Foundation to keep Tucson awesome

As downtown Tucson continues to grow, so does the Rialto Theatre Foundation. A Ticketfly partner since 2013, the foundation operates historic Arizona venue The Rialto Theatre and recently took over the mid-sized 191 Toole, bringing it into the ‘fly fold and strengthening the city’s growing music scene.

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Interior of 191 Toole, set up for a recent show with Kishi Bashi (photo courtesy of Rialto Theatre)

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A red letter day: Welcoming 17 southern U.S. venues and promoters to Ticketfly

As our friend Ice Cube might say, today was a good day. This morning we announced a record-breaking sixty-day period for the ‘fly in the Southern United States. In just two months, 12 venues, three festivals, one promoter, and one professional sports team joined up with us and we couldn’t be prouder to say “thanks, y’all!” This unprecedented run was catalyzed by the success of Memphis in May’s Beale Street Music Festival this past spring. The notable additions span seven states and make Ticketfly the top provider to independent venues and promoters in the region. The newest partners include:

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Lost Lakes Amphitheatre and Waterpark is an experience like no other

We love concerts, whether it’s an acoustic show at a cozy coffee joint or a roving festival with an explosive production. As long as the music reigns supreme, we’re all in. That said, we wouldn’t mind if the great music was being delivered on a stage along a river where we could also ride horses and BMX bikes, camp, play laser tag, wakeboard, speed down a 100-foot water slide that launches us 25-feet into the air, or pretend we’re superheroes while using a water-propelled jet pack.

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Reach a massive audience with automated Pandora concert notifications

Last year, we joined forces with Pandora to create the world’s most powerful music marketing platform. Today we’re taking another step toward making that vision a reality with automated, personalized concert notifications for Ticketfly shows on Pandora. Pandora listeners will receive notifications for just-announced shows and onsales in an increasing number of ways, including: feed alerts in the Pandora app (already live), push notifications on mobile devices (launching soon), and personalized live event email digests (launching later this year).

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Boost ticket sales without lifting a finger with cart abandonment emails

For live event promoters, marketing’s often costly, time-consuming, and never-ending. As fans, we’re faced with a million distractions and still end up missing events when we meant to buy tickets. Just over two months ago, we started tackling that exact problem: how we can help re-engage fans who’ve expressed intent (or who left tickets in their cart) without adding more work to the mix. Enter cart abandonment emails.

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#NP July 2016

Now Playing (#NP) at Ticketfly HQ is the blog series that brings you all the beats playing around the ‘fly. Here are our staff picks for music and shows this month.

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Department: Operations Logistics
Now playing: Eddie Cochran – Three Stars
Best concert experience: Counting Crows @ The Fillmore 1996.
Next upcoming concert in July or beyond: Belly @ Great American Music Hall.
Most recent album purchase: Echobelly – On (reissue double album)
Random fact: Google “Hipster” or “Black” Juggalo

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