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RF Tech Watch: Rhapsody Brings Fans Closer To The Music With New Concerts App

RHAPSODY INTERNATIONAL LOGOToday, Rhapsody, the original streaming music service, launched Rhapsody Concerts, a new music app that fans to the live music experience. With Rhapsody Concerts, music lovers can find concerts near them, listen to full streams of who’s playing the show and buy tickets directly from their smartphones, anywhere, anytime. Rhapsody Concerts is free and available for download from the iTunes App Store. Rhapsody Concerts is the second app in the company’s line of free companion apps that let music lovers discover and listen to music wherever they are and can be used by Rhapsody members and non-members alike.

“Our members are huge music fans and we have always understood that fans want to ‘do more than listen,'” said Paul Springer, senior vice president, product and design, Rhapsody. “While we were the first service to offer unlimited ad-free listening and the only on-demand service with expert curated playlists for any occasion, we wanted to go another step forward for fans by helping them discover great live events. Expect to see more innovation around how we create new value to Rhapsody members while giving prospective members a variety of ways to engage with our service.”

With Rhapsody Concerts, music lovers have an effortless band tracking and concert discovery tool that ties back to Rhapsody’s core on-demand music experience. The app houses concert calendars for virtually every venue in the nation and is searchable by venue, artist and location, so fans easily can find concerts near them. Once you find a concert, you can purchase tickets and view information about the venue and the show, including opening , band bios, pictures, discography and related artists.

Rhapsody Concerts also lets users listen to music from all of the bands that will be playing the concert, from the headliners to the opening acts. From there, Rhapsody members can seamlessly launch playback for any artist they discover via Rhapsody’s on-demand library, including a comprehensive listing of editor-curated playlists that feature the artist they’re searching for. Non-members using the free Rhapsody Concerts app can also get a taste of the full Rhapsody subscriber experience with a 14-day free trial by visiting http://try.rhapsody.com.

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