Bandsintown Reveals the 2018 Year In Live Music

Bandsintown Reveals the 2018 Year In Live Music

To close out a banner year for live music, Bandsintown reflects on the milestones and trends that defined 2018. With close to 50 Million concert-going fans and over 500,000 registered artists on the platform, Bandsintown is the most trusted source of concert discovery and a unique space for artists and fans to connect. Bandsintown believes that live music brings people together through unique communal experiences, creating happiness and understanding in the world. Featuring emerging artists like Hobo Johnson and JPEGMAFIA to household names like Ariana Grande and Twenty One Pilots... enjoy the Bandsintown 2018 Year in Review.

Artists With Most Bandsintown RSVPs in 2018

1. Twenty One Pilots

2. Panic! At The Disco

3. Shawn Mendes

4. The 1975

5. Ariana Grande

Fastest Growing New Artists on Bandsintown in 2018

1. Bhad Bhabie

2. Blac Rabbit


4. Hobo Johnson

5. Lil Skies

US Cities with Most Engaged Live Music Fans on Bandsintown

1. Atlanta, GA

2. Portland, OR

3. Orlando, FL

4. Seattle, WA

5. Denver, CO

Global Cities With Highest Increase in Bandsintown RSVPs

1. Madrid, Spain

2. Berkeley, CA

3. Munich, Germany

4. Edmonton, Canada

5. Montreal, Canada

2018 Big Break* Artists (The First Emerging Artist Program Driven by Fan Data)

Cautious Clay


Omar Apollo

Bailey Bryan

Noah Kahan

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers

Nnamdi Ogbonnaya


Jade Helliwell

James Orvis


Techno Frühstück



Boy Pablo


The Lagoons

Peach Pit

The Marias

Bones (UK)

*Identifies artists who have grown the most on Bandsintown within a 6-month period

As 2018 is winding down artists are already gearing up for 2019. Be on the lookout for new tour announcements from your favorite artists. 2019 is going to be a year to remember -- be sure to make your way to a show!

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