East Coast Rocker

Putting You in the Front Row

UK’s Seatwave to Acquire Ticket App Timbre

UK's Seatwave to acquire TimbreThe UK’s Seatwave, a platform for secondary ticket purchases – is buying Timbre, a Boston-based startup and mobile app that enables users to search for live music and then buy tickets to attend shows.

Techcrunch reported the news today, which came in the form of an official company announcement.

Seatwave said the acquisition will take the company further into the primary ticket market and music discovery and the U.S. market.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Read More Here

Fender Names Bob Roback President, Opens New LA Office

California Rocker Bob Roback

New Fender president Bob Roback will open LA Office

LOS ANGELES — Bob Roback has been named President of Fender Musical Instruments Corp. and will open a new Los Angeles-based office for the company.

Mainly known as co-founder of Dashbox and former Head of Music for Yahoo!, Roback has been an entrepreneur and executive in the music business since 1991.

Read More at California Rocker

@califrocker #Fender #guitars @ecoastrocker