The concert industry is recovering.
The number of people who attend concerts and shows has risen and many are returning to their homes and offices.
But there are still many people who want to attend more concerts, especially those who want the chance to perform and sell merchandise at the same time.
“There is a sense of excitement in the community to go out and perform and have the opportunity to sell merchandise,” said John S. McAllister, a former head of marketing for a major concert company who now runs the nonprofit nonprofit Concerting for America.
“I think people want to do it for their own personal gain.”
In fact, concertgoers are willing to pay a premium to go to the concert because they believe the rewards will be more valuable if they perform, said McAllisters daughter, Krista.
“When you’re not really getting the exposure or the chance for exposure, the value of what you’re doing is lower,” she said.
McAllister said concertgoers want to experience the music and experience the fans.
And while there’s no perfect way to do that, he said, there’s one method that can do it: Ticket sales.
There are more than 2,000 companies that make ticket sales, but McAlliers biggest customers are concert promoters.
He said he’s spoken with many concert promoters who tell him how valuable tickets are to their business.
“They want to get the exposure that goes along with being a part of the community,” he said.
“They’re not going to be doing it for the money, but because they feel like they can do more.”
McAllisters goal is to change that.
The nonprofit organization is running a concert promotion program that uses Ticketmaster to give concertgoers discounts on tickets, merchandise, and merchandise on-site.
The organization has raised about $2 million in concert tickets, tickets to private events, and ticket revenue for concert promoters over the last two years.
The program is in its early stages.
The organization has already sold out of about 6,000 tickets sold, but that number will increase if it can get a little more help from the ticket market.
The nonprofit hopes to sell out about 1,000 more seats, McAllians goal, by the end of the year.
McAlliers goal is also to give more tickets to concertgoers who don’t want to go but are willing and able to pay.
That’s one reason he said his organization is working with Ticketmaster.
Ticketmaster has already started offering discounts on some of the largest concert tickets.
Mcallister said Ticketmaster is committed to helping concertgoers get more tickets, so it wants to do the same.
Ticketing is just one part of what Concerting For America does.
They’ve got the website and the technology, they’ve got ticketing tools, they have social media tools, and they’ve made sure that they’ve been able to make their website really simple to navigate,” McAllans daughter said.
McAndersen said TicketMaster has been extremely helpful in getting the program going.”
McAnders efforts to help concertgoers has had a ripple effect in other industries. “
It’s a good way to build an audience, a good time to go, and the whole experience for them is very enjoyable.”
McAnders efforts to help concertgoers has had a ripple effect in other industries.
McAndersen and his wife, Kelly, are now doing their own concert promotion efforts.
Mcanders daughter, Kelly is one of the many people that attend concerts in concert halls.
She said the concerts are so much fun that she wants to see more of them.
“It’s so much more exciting than what it used to be,” Kelly said.
“We’re excited to see it grow,” she added.
McAnderson said he hopes concertgoers and the general public alike can find ways to help make the music industry more sustainable.
“If we can do that together, we can get the economy moving, and hopefully get more jobs and businesses and entertainment,” he told MSNBC on Thursday.