Sonicbids, the privately held, Boston-based platform for bands to connect with promoters and market themselves online, has been acquired by Backstage, a provider of casting, auditions and entertainment-industry opportunities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read More
– Sonicbids, a service that helps bands book live gigs, announced on Monday that
it has acquired ArtistData, an online publishing platform for musicians.
terms of the deal were not disclosed.
ArtistData counts over 25,000 independent
and signed musician users of its service, which offers a central dashboard
where they can enter gig-related information and have it published across the
Founded in 2001, Sonicbids says more than 245,000 acts are using its
service to manage electronic press kits and book gigs around the world. [...]. one comment
Lawrenceville, N.J. – Sonicbids, a site that lets talent buyers review band submissions online, has received a $4.5 million investment from Edison Venture Fund.
Launched in 2002, Boston-based Sonicbids lets bands submit their press kits electronically to festivals, clubs, events and other performance opportunities.
The company says 120,000 bands from 100 countries use the site, along with over 10,000 music promoters; Sonicbids claims to have facilitated 30,000 deals through its service.
The funds will be used to expand operations, [...].