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A Front Row Seat to Live Music’s Future with StageIt’s Stephen White

In this week’s episode, Stephen White, CEO of StageIt, sits down with host Dmitri Vietze to explore how StageIt, a global ticketed live streaming platform, is setting the stage for the future of virtual performances.

Like poker chips or game tokens, StageIt has gamified ticketing and tipping to keep fans engaged and optimize the monetary value of live performances for artists. Discover how StageIt is creating more ways for the artists and fans to have authentic connections with backstage, behind-the-scenes content and opportunities to win exclusive prizes on the tipping leaderboard. Find out why much like the dawn of televised sports, Stephen White predicts the future of live music is hybrid, both virtual and in person. How will these shifts affect audience demographics? How can artists embrace their creativity with decreased days on tour? Get Stephen's take on hot topics like NFTs and gamification. Tune in for exclusive information about the 2021 Music Tectonics Conference.

Listen to our previous interview with Evan Lowenstein of StageIt here:

1:33 - What is StageIt?

3:00 - Virtual currency on StageIt.

7:22 - Gamification of ticketing and tipping.

12:58 - Music Tectonics Conference Dates and Venues Announcement

14:11 - Use and engagement during the Covid-19 pandemic.

18:17 - Long term effect of the pandemic on the music industry.

20:25 - Changes in audience demographics.

25:00 - What makes StageIt special post-pandemic?

28:45 - StageIt and live music venues.

31:26 - How should artists, producers, and promotors prepare for the new hybrid landscape of the music industry.

35:47 - StageIt and Spotify integration with Artist Amplified.

38:21 - What trends should listeners keep an eye out for?

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The Music Tectonics podcast goes beneath the surface of the music industry to explore how technology is changing the way business gets done. Weekly episodes include interviews with music tech movers & shakers, deep dives into seismic shifts, and more.


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