Fresh off a Web site upgrade that added new social features to the ticket-buying process, Live Nation now has a smartphone app as well.

The app, currently only for the iPhone, offers users ticket alerts, app-exclusive pre-sales and access to last-minute tickets. Aside from sales features, it also includes capabilities designed to enhance the concert experience, such as access to select setlists, concert photos and updates, and the ability to see what song is currently playing live at various concerts within the system.

The full list of features from the release include:
· Browse, search and discover concerts for favorite artists nearby
· Keep track of favorite concerts, artists and venues
· Get alerts on exclusive app pre-sales, onsales and last minute tickets
· Easily and quickly purchase authentic tickets
· Check out nearly 200,000 set lists on the go
· Check in with friends at concerts
· View ticket info., seating charts and pictures/videos all in one place
· At select Live Nation shows receive photos & videos, know when the artist is going on stage and what song the artist is playing
The free app is Live Nation’s first foray into the smartphone app space.

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