App of the Week: Songkick Concerts

Title:‘ Songkick’ Concerts by Songkick

Cost: Free

Platform:‘ iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad (Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later); Android 2.2 and up

Many people enjoy listening to music on their mobile devices, but this app brings the listener to the music. Songkick’ Concerts helps users keep track of upcoming concerts by location and artist, organizing shows on a’ concert calendar for easy reference.

Getting started is simple. After downloading the app, Songkick’ browses your device’s music library to identify’ the artists you listen to. Using your location and music list, the app creates a list of upcoming tour dates.’  You can also manually add artists or cities. Taking a trip to Boston? Add Boston and check for shows that will fit your itinerary. You can also sync your account to Facebook. This will allow you to view tour information for bands you “like” and share concerts with friends. Continue reading