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BandTracker on CNET TV!

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Check out Rich DeMuro’s coverage of BandTracker on his show “The Queue!”

Watch it on YouTube or on CNETTV.com.

Kellie Pickler loves BandTracker

Shout out to ex-American Idol star Kellie Pickler, who has put up a BandTracker widget on her MySpace! Check out Kellie’s MySpace or get a widget of your own!

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BandTracker launches!

BandTrackerOodle’s BandTracker launched yesterday! With over 330,000 bands and 650,000 shows, anyone can track their favorite bands and get emails when their bands are playing nearby. And this isn’t mentioning the cool widgets perfect for MySpace and blogs.

Sound too good to be true? Well it’s not. At least Kristen at Mashable, Greg Sterling and David Utter don’t think it is.

Check it out now!

Oodle BandTracker Rocks Out to Sugar & Gold

On Friday night, Oodle’s BandTracker team hauled a couple of computers over to hot San Francisco venue 12 Galaxies, to sponsor and show off the BandTracker beta product at the Sugar & Gold record release party. Over 300 people were in attendance, enjoying the music from fine bands Sugar & Gold, who celebrated the release of their new album “Crème” on Antenna Farm Records, and cuties Persephone’s Bees, as well as taking a gander at the beta version of BandTracker.

Feedback from bands and fans alike was that BandTracker is a service “that definitely fills a gap.” The wonder of emails directly to them with a list of upcoming shows in their area was much appreciated. Bands and managers wanted in on the action.

Included are a few pictures of the event. Other San Francisco Illuminati included Frank, the guy who walks around the financial district of San Francisco with the 12 Galaxies sign, and the co-founders of Popscene, Eric Shea and DJ Omar, who heartily endorse any technology that helps bands.

Why Oodle and BandTracker you ask? It’s a perfect fit…have you seen the huge amount of tickets we have listed?

Cheers and see you all around the city soon.

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First the Facebook app, now the real thing

As you may have noticed, we have launched a Facebook version of BandTracker on Facebook Platform, but now it’s time to officially introduce the beta launch of Oodle’s newest service: BandTracker.

What it is

In short, BandTracker is a free service that allows music fans across the US (and expanding to the UK and Canada soon) to track their favorite bands, and for bands to connect with their fans. With over 210,000 bands and nearly 500,000 concerts (and growing!), BandTracker is endlessly useful if you’re looking for something to do this weekend or even tonight, or if you just want to see your favorite band when they’re coming to town. Have you ever kicked yourself for missing out on seeing your favorite bands because they came and went without your knowledge, or tickets sold out before you even knew?

All of this means that you no longer need to search for concerts when you’re looking to go out – BandTracker does the work for you. All that’s needed is for you to input your favorite bands, your area or postal code, and your email address, and BandTracker send you emails whenever your bands are playing in your area. It also provides a link to easily purchase tickets. And, if you don’t see one of your favorite bands coming to town, BandTracker provides a weekend concert calendar so that you’re never wondering what to do on a Friday night.

BandTracker Widgets

Oodle BandTracker also allows users to create widgets for their blog, MySpace or personal web page to express their style and showcase their favorite bands. For fans, the MY BandTracker widget dynamically displays fans’ favorite bands and their upcoming local shows. For bands, the BandPromoter widget showcases their popularity as well as generates emails that notify their registered fans about upcoming shows.

BandTracker on Facebook

As we’ve talked about before, similar to “widgets” for MySpace, blogs and other web pages, BandTracker is also available as an application for Facebook users, allowing users in the US and UK to track and share bands within their social networks, and for their friends to see what bands they are tracking.

So check it out now! Just head over to bandtracker.com and try it for yourself.

Also, for those of you in San Francisco, come check us out at Sugar and Gold’s record release party this Friday night (6/15) at 12 Galaxies! Tickets are only $8 and doors open at 8 PM (show starts at 9:30). See you there?

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