Gigbeat - Concerts
500,000 - 1,000,000 downloads
- Great database of tour artist
- Last.fm and Songkick.com integration
- Too sober layout
- Lack of options
We have to recognize that this app is a great idea. It tracks the music stored on your device in order to find your favorite artist and then show you their tours. This way you can see when they're playing close to your city not to miss a concert. It will even notify you breaking news and any change on your favorite artists tours. If you don't have any music on your device, because you prefer to listen to it from the cloud, there's no problem: Gigbeat supports SongKick and Last.fm accounts, what means that it will sync your playlist and bookmarks from these resources. The only flaw is that if you don't have an account on these resources and you're using other cloud music services, Gigbeat will do little. In order to fully enjoy this app we recommend you to create an account on Songkick.com. Besides sync music you will be able to purcharse concert tickets from there.
Gigbeat's layout is quite simple: set in a black background and four pink tabs: artist, events, location and Mygigs. There's a search bar to find tour of any artist. Its simplicity makes it easy to get the hang of it in a few seconds. However, it would be good if they improved the layout and the amount of customization options.
Despite of that Gigbeat is a great idea that works pretty well (bear in mind that its database is constantly increasing). Developers: great job. Reccomendable.
GigBeat scans your device's music library, shows you when your favorite artists are on tour and where they will be. Don't have any music stored on your device? That's not a problem, GigBeat offers support for Songkick, Last.fm and Rdio accounts so users can login and sync their artists from these services!
GigBeat will also remind you when a concert you've starred is coming up, or notify you when it finds new tour dates in your area for artists you are tracking.
GigBeat is currently fully supported on Android phones running version 2.1 or higher and is compatible with Honeycomb tablets, but a more polished version for tablets is coming very soon.
- Scans your music library for your artists.
- Location based search so you can find out what's happening around you.
- Ability to track multiple cities and venues.
- Notifications for upcoming events, or newly added tour dates.
- Link to ticket purchasing via Songkick.com
- Sync tracked artists, events, and locations from your Songkick account. *
- Sync artists from your Last.fm account. **
- Events from artists recommended by Last.fm **
- Sync artists from your Rdio account. ***
- Check-in to concerts in Gigbeat powered by Foursquare! ****
- New homescreen widget to track your favorite upcoming gigs.
* Requires a Songkick.com account.
** Requires a Last.fm account.
*** Requires an Rdio account.
**** Requires a Foursquare account.
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GigBeat is developed by Michael Novak and Guenther Beyer.
Recently changed in this version:
- Complete interface redesign.
- Added support for Android Beam on event pages.
- Added simple artist information.
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Comments and ratings for Gigbeat - Concerts
This app seems great; it looks gorgeous, the interface makes sense, it supports last.fm. Problem is, I can't do anything. Selecting most options forces a close and a lot of bits won't update. I get the feeling this has recently been given an overhaul and
Downloaded or uploaded 1 gig in 2 days... Why?
I get annoying notifications telling me that my artists are coming to my town, but when I check the dates, they actually aren't coming to my town after all. A quick check on their official website proves that. I wish there was a way to turn off that notif
Nice functions, but the app is extremely slow and could use a more logical/intuitive UI.
Cool service, but the notification settings don't work. This app creates a lot of notification bar spam, and makes me wonder (every day, as I'm dismissing the notifications I've already attempted to turn off in the app) if I wouldn't just be better off wi
Love it. Great for notification of new concerts. Search options by genre & venue are limited.
I needed an app like this. Good thing I found GigBeat.