If you love listening to new artists and are keen to explore New York’s independent music scene, it’s well worth viewing The Gigometer in order to learn about all of the upcoming gigs, which you may want to purchase tickets for. If you don’t know much about The Gigometer, simply continue reading to learn everything you need to know about The Gigometer
Everything you need to know about The Gigometer:
1. The Gigometer was established in 1996
As The Gigometer was established way back in 1996, you can be sure that all of the gigs listed on The Gigometer offer high-quality performances.
2. The Gigometer only features founded approved acts
You may be interested to know that every gig that you see listed on The Gigometer, will have been approved by at least one of the founding members of The Gigometer. For a member to approve and list a new band or artist on The Gigometer’s calender, they have to have watched at least one of the new band or artist’s gigs.
Only under exceptional circumstances where a new act is highly reccomended by multiple members of The Gigometer’s advisory council, will an act which hasn’t been heard by a founding member of The Gigometer be listed on The Gigometer’s calendar.
As you can probably tell by now, the founding members of The Gigometer are passionate about ensuring that only the best quality gigs make it onto The Gigometer. As they don’t want their followers to every turn up to a gig and feel disappointed.
3. The Gigometer features a daily spotlight feature which shines a spotlight on special gigs
Each day The Gigometer’s staff will choose one gig which they feel is special in some way to highlight. This gig will feature boldface text. There are a few different reasons why a gig could be chosen as a spotlight gig. As an example, it could be hosted in an unusual venue or could feature an unusual, rare lineup, which is well worth attending.
4. The Gigometer features all the basic information which you need when you’re looking to attend a gig
For each listing, The Gigometer features the name of the act, the date of the gig, the venue of the gig, the start time of the gig and how much tickets cost. So you’ll be able to make an informed decision on whether or not attending a particular gig is a viable choice.
As an example, you’ll find it easy to find a suitable gig by looking at the different price ranges of the gigs which are on offer, on a particular night are. Or by choosing a gig which is located within a short walk, Uber ride or train ride from your home or workplace.
5. As gigs are listed by venue, you can also see if there are multiple gigs that you’re interested in attending at a single venue
If you’re lucky you may find that you’re interested in attending 2-3 gigs in a single night at the same menu.
So if you’re excited about exploring the New York music scene, it’s well worth visiting The Gigometer.