More from Pandora: Ticketfly sold, leadership boasts strong balance sheets

The news of Sirius XM’s $480 million in Pandora wasn’t the only big development for the audio company today: Pandora has sold Ticketfly to Eventbrite for $200 million. Here, we also get a little more insight into what the outlook is within Pandora, both on the recent business activities and on its future direction. Continue Reading


Study finds discovery by streaming supports concert sales

MusicWatch and Eventbrite teamed up for a survey of how music discovery impacts listeners’ purchases related to live music. The results showed that 42% of the respondents cited streaming as a music discovery platform, and 51% of those streaming listeners bought tickets to a show by an artist they found on those services. Plus 29% of streaming discoverers attend two or more shows a month. Continue Reading