New Instagram feature lets users buy concert tickets in app

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Oasis Festival 2017, Andrew J Rauner Photography

When an Instagram ad does its job of enticing you, a “link in bio” will take you to an external source where you can purchase the item or learn more. But what if you could purchase something like your favorite festival tickets without ever leaving the app?

Instagram is working with Eventbrite to integrate a new feature that will allow its users to purchase concert and festival tickets with the quick click of an in-app “get tickets” button. Organizers like those of Life is Beautiful are among the first to try out the feature.

“Life is Beautiful has a highly engaged and enthusiastic community on Instagram and it has long been one of the most powerful channels for us to reach fans,” says Life is Beautiful CEO Justin Weniger. “The Eventbrite integration with Instagram has proved to help deliver an even better ticket buying experience.”

Instagram is working to provide more tools for businesses to interact with their customers, like new messaging options and action buttons.

H/T: EDMTunes

Featured photo by Andrew J Rauner Photography

New Instagram feature lets users buy concert tickets in app

This post was originally published on this site

Oasis Festival 2017, Andrew J Rauner Photography

When an Instagram ad does its job of enticing you, a “link in bio” will take you to an external source where you can purchase the item or learn more. But what if you could purchase something like your favorite festival tickets without ever leaving the app?

Instagram is working with Eventbrite to integrate a new feature that will allow its users to purchase concert and festival tickets with the quick click of an in-app “get tickets” button. Organizers like those of Life is Beautiful are among the first to try out the feature.

“Life is Beautiful has a highly engaged and enthusiastic community on Instagram and it has long been one of the most powerful channels for us to reach fans,” says Life is Beautiful CEO Justin Weniger. “The Eventbrite integration with Instagram has proved to help deliver an even better ticket buying experience.”

Instagram is working to provide more tools for businesses to interact with their customers, like new messaging options and action buttons.

H/T: EDMTunes

Featured photo by Andrew J Rauner Photography

Life is Beautiful returns in 2018 with a comprehensive, star-studded fifth anniversary line-up

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Life Is Beautiful Music & Arts Festival is set to return to downtown Las Vegas with another comprehensive line-up, September 21–23, 2018. Now in it’s fifth year, the festival boasts some of the music world’s most sought-after headliners in The Weeknd, Arcade Fire, Florence + The Machine, DJ Snake, ODESZA, N.E.R.D, Deathcab for Cutie, Tyler, The Creator, and Justice.

If this group of star-studded talent doesn’t somehow tickle the ear drums, there truly is something for every musical taste this year. Also gracing the bill in 2018 is Bastille, Cold War Kids, Foster The People, and Wolfmother for the rock-minded music seekers. As the music industry’s most rapidly growing genre, rap and hip-hop is also well represented on the bill in Miguel, A$AP FergT Pain, and more.

Of course, electronic artists continues to dominate the event with trap extraordinaires RL Grime, What So Not, DVBBS, tropical house saxophonist Sam Feldt, rising star Elohim, Galantis, CHVRCHES, Alison Wonderland, Cashmere Cat, Gramatik, Lane 8, Party Favor, and Chet Porter.

Tickets go on sale April 26th, with general admission passes starting at $295 + fees. All information can be found on the Life Is Beautiful website.

Ekali and Zhu team up for stunning new release ‘Blame’ [Free Download]

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2017’s holiday season is a gift that keeps on giving. OWSLA announced on Twitter that Ekali and ZHU’s long awaited collaboration has not only been released, but it is available for free download.

The track, titled “Blame,” opens with characteristically ZHU vocals and pulsing synths as accents. An elaborate collection of chords roll into a delicate yet commanding drop taking the listener through a sonic journey. “Blame” is an interesting combination of low and high energy moments leaving the listener both soothed and energized after the tracks closing chord.

Ekali originally premiered the track at Life is Beautiful and later confirmed on Reddit that it was indeed a collaboration between him and ZHU. The track was released just as the Canadian producer’s Babylon tour has come to an end. Meanwhile, Zhu has been busy working on his collaboration with Adidas.

 

 

 

 

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RAC revs up Life is Beautiful excitement with curated playlist

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As the countdown continues to Life is Beautiful in Las Vegas this coming weekend, nightclubs across the city are preparing for the three-day music and art event. One such premier club, Omnia, has partnered with the festival for a Sept. 19 kick-off party, which will be a special Wild & Beautiful edition of the club’s weekly Wild at Heart event welcoming festival-goers to Vegas.

In preparation for the kick-off party and the upcoming festival weekend, Grammy award-winning producer RAC has curated a special playlist that features multiple artists from this year’s festival lineup. Check it out below and learn more about the Wild & Beautiful party here.

rac omnia playlist

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Bassnectar premieres new music in hour-long Night Owl Radio mix

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This weekend saw some of the world’s best music, food and art come together for Life Is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas. Beginning last year, Insomniac became a partner with the festival in order to curate electronic dance music on the Troubador stage.

In order to attend the festival himself, Insomniac’s founder and head honcho Pasquale Rotella, the usual host of the Night Owl Radio, passed off the reins to Bassnectar, just in time for his set at the aforementioned festival on Saturday night.

Lorin Ashton, as Bassnectar is personally known, takes advantage of the hour-long show to premiere some new music, including a collaboration between himself and ATLiens, titled “Interlock,” as well as one track from a forthcoming EP that Lorin is working on with who he calls “a mad scientist in his own right,” and one of his “favorite collaborators out there right now,” G Jones.

Find the complete tracklist below.


Tracklist:

  1. Bassnectar – Bass Head
  2. Bassnectar & G Jones – Mind Tricks
  3. A$AP Rocky – LSD (Bassnectar Bootleg)
  4. Bassnectar & Jantsen – Red Step
  5. Eprom & Alesia – U Guessed It (Bassnectar Remix)
  6. Levitate – God Status (Bassnectar Remix)
  7. Benga – Dirty Face (Bassnectar Remix)
  8. Reso – Spooky (BNRMX)
  9. Bassnectar & ATLiens – Interlock
  10. Joker – Midnight (Bassnectar Remix)
  11. Lafa Taylor – Heaters (Bassnectar Remix)
  12. Sibot – Row Row (Bassnectar Remix)
  13. Afrodite ft. Barrington Levy – All Over Me (FreQ Nasty Remix)
  14. ID – ID
  15. Gucci Mane – First Day Out tha Feds (Bassnectar Version)
  16. Marz Leon – Fire (Bassnectar Remix) 35:40
  17. Bassnectar – Speakerbox
  18. Beats Antique – Roustabout (Bassnectar Remix)
  19. Krust & Die – Kamanchi
  20. iLL Gates – Ice Bucket (Bassnectar Remaster)
  21. DJ Die – Bright Lights (Bassnectar Version)
  22. TC ft. MC Jakes – Deep
  23. Rusko – Bring It On (Bassnectar Remaster)
  24. Raw as Fuck – Punks
  25. EBE Audio – Energy

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