[UPDATED] Concert discovery and marketing app Bandsintown today introduced a free analytics tool that taps into its user base of 15 million concert goers. Bandsintown Manager allows musicians and their team to know where their largest concentrations of fans that go to shows are located, so that they can better plan tours and chose the right size venues. Having spent most of my career as a booking agent, Bandsintown Manager offers the first glimpse at the holy grail of touring: playing only where the fans are and avoiding wasted nights of half-empty venues.
Once an artist's tour dates are added to Bandsintown Manager, the service immediately starts assessing the number of trackers - fans following them on the popular concert discovery app - weekly and monthly tracker growth and upcoming show RSVP's. Initial features include: