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Cities With the Most Concert Reviews

A few days ago, we posted a list of the most reviewed bands on Showasis so far. (You can view that list here) Now, we’re taking a look at where most of the concert reviews are coming from. The original list was all big names that you’d expect to see on Billboard charts, but will the list of live music cities be just as mainstream? Showasis Cities with the Most Concert Reviews 15. Vancouver, Canada – 8 reviews 14. Sydney, Australia – 8 reviews 13. Los Angeles, CA – 9 reviews 12. Kansas City, MO – 9 reviews 11. Denver, CO – 9 reviews 10. Atlanta, GA – 9...
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Our Most Frequently Reviewed Bands

One of our goals at Showasis is to collect as many concert reviews as possible. Using just Twitter and this page, fans like you have submitted over 650 concert reviews that are helping set the foundation for our new website. Recently passing the 650 mark, we thought it would be interesting to look back and see what bands people are reviewing the most. Most Reviewed Bands on Showasis (Last updated: May 4, 2010) 15. Pearl Jam – 7 reviews 14. U2 – 8 reviews 13. Demi Lovato – 8 reviews 12. Mitchel Musso – 8 reviews 11. All Time Low – 9 reviews 10. Pink – 9...
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Criteria for Reviewing a Concert

In a previous post, we talked about reinventing how you think about concert reviews. In other posts we also talked about why qualitative concert reviews suck and quantitative reviews are better. The moral of the story is that there is a lot of value in thinking of concert reviews in terms of objective criteria. Debate around this issue involves what criteria we should be using. Remember, epic live music experiences are made in the details – the small things that make a big impact. In this post, we are going to take a look at what some of those things are and how they transform into (somewhat)...
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Qualitative Concert Reviews Suck

I hate qualitative concert reviews. You know the ones I’m talking about. Reviews that you see featured in the entertainment section of newspapers and posted on hipster blogs. They are too long, don’t actually tell you anything valuable, and are a bear to read. Sometimes they are even written by a music snob that does such a poor job relating to you that you want to vomit. They suck. For years I have seen websites try and make something of qualitative concert reviews. They launch with a lot of enthusiasm, clever user generated reviews from a trendy club in Los Ageles, and a noble cause. But...
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Reinventing Concert Reviews

One problem people have is that they find it difficult to compare the quality of one concert compared to another. There really isn’t a good way for us to compare the Jonas Brothers concert in Philadelphia to the one in Los Angeles. Even someone who attended both shows will likely struggle to form comparisons that put into perspective the quality of each show. We want to change that. Thus, Showasis proposes a shift in your concert mindset: reinvent how you rate concerts and watch a new world of information open up that ultimately helps you enjoy live music more. Much like health care, it is...
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