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Stageit.com
Stageit Logo
www.stageit.com
Company Information
URL http://www.stageit.com
Launched March 2011
Founder/CEO Evan Lowenstein
Headquarters Hollywood, CA, USA
Slogan A front row seat to a backstage experience®.
Currency Notes (1 Note = 10¢ USD)
Area Served Worldwide

Stageit is a web-based platform headquartered in Hollywood, CA. The service allows musical artists to sell their live performances via webcam. Artists choose when they want to perform, for how long and how much they want to charge. Artists can receive instant feedback from their fans from both the Tip Jar feature, which allows fans to tip artists in real time, and the chat window, which permits fans viewing the performance to comment on it and make song requests. The performances are not archived or duplicated for distribution.[1]

Stageit Currency[edit]

In order to purchase tickets to Stageit performances or to tip, users must first purchase Stageit's currency, called "notes." One Stageit "note" is equivalent to ten cents.[2] The performing artist may decide how many notes a performance will cost.[3]

Live Performances[edit]

Once a user purchases a ticket to a Stageit performance, he/she can join other audience members awaiting showtime in an online chat, which continues during the performance itself. (There is also a "private chat" option if two audience members wish to communicate separately from the main chat.) Performances on Stageit last for up to thirty minutes. At the end of that time, artists are given the option to perform an additional twenty-minute encore set.[4]

Notable Artists[edit]

Notable Stageit Artists Include:

  • Nick Santino of A Rocket to the Moon
  • Jimmy Buffett [5]
  • Sara Bareilles [6]
  • Indigo Girls [7]
  • Tom Morello [8]
  • Jason Mraz [7]
  • Bonnie Raitt [9]
  • Blood On The Dance Floor [10]
  • Celebrity Chef, Art Smith [11]
  • Jake Owen [12]
  • John Oates [13]
  • Hawthorne Heights [14]
  • Jordan Rudess [15]
  • Matt Nathanson [13]
  • Terry Bozio [16]
  • Lee DeWyze [17]
  • Kottonmouth Kings [18]
  • Better Than Ezra [19]
  • Ryan Cabrera [20]
  • David Banner [21]
  • Jay Sean [22]
  • Kris Allen [23]
  • Joshua Radin [24]
  • Trey Songz [25]
  • Rick Springfield [26]
  • Jerrod Neimann[27]
  • Plain White T’s[28]
  • Debbie Gibson[27]
  • Korn[29]
  • Lisa Loeb [30]
  • Jamie Kennedy [31]
  • Bowling For Soup [32]
  • Howie D [33]
  • Pomplamoose [34]
  • Tiffany Alvord [35]
  • Lacuna Coil [36]
  • Mayday Parade [22]
  • Less Than Jake [37]
  • Stryper[38]
  • The Ready Set [39]
  • Bob Schneider [13][40]
  • Tyler Ward [41]
  • Tyler Hilton [22]
  • Christian Kane [42]
  • Steve Carlson [42]
  • Savannah Berry
  • Versaemerge
  • Ingrid Michaelson
  • Before You Exit

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rosokoff, Jacqueline (2011-02-17). Gadgets We Like: Stageit. The Tune Core Blog, retrieved March 25, 2011
  2. ^ FAQ[dead link]
  3. ^ Staff, The Comet (2010-12-05). Company to Watch: Stageit. The Comet Website, retrieved February 4, 2011
  4. ^ News (Music) (2011-01-20). Stageit Offers New Approach For Connecting With Fans. Drummer Hunter, retrieved March 25, 2011
  5. ^ Staff, The Comet (2011-03-21). Evan Lowenstein’s Stageit Takes on SXSW. The Comet Website, retrieved March 25, 2011
  6. ^ Staff, Gather Entertainment (2012-09-13). Sara Bareilles Performs Online for 'Playing For Change'. "Gather Entertainment", retrieved October 19, 2012
  7. ^ a b Satariano, Adam. "Evan Lowenstein's Stageit, a Live Music Site". Businessweek. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "All-Star MUSE Benefit Concert Partners With StageIt for Live Streaming and MobileCause for Text-2-Give to Support Disaster Relief in Japan and Non-Nuclear Groups Worldwide". PR Newswire. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  9. ^ Moran, Gwen. "How Stageit is becoming a must-have commerce tool for music entrepreneurs". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  10. ^ "BOTDF LIVE ON STAGE IT!". ilovebotdf.com. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  11. ^ Michelson, Noah (1 October 2012). "Art Smith, Celebrity Chef, Discusses 'Queer In The Kitchen' StageIt.Com Debut, 'Top Chef Masters,' Lady Gaga And More". Huffington Post. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  12. ^ "Jake Owen on Stageit!". theowenarmy.blogspot.com. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  13. ^ a b c "2012 Aspen Songwriters Festival Will Be Broadcast On Stageit". www.squealmousecouch.com. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  14. ^ "JT Woodruff to Play Solo Online Show". AbsolutePunk.net. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  15. ^ "DREAM THEATER Keyboardist Jordan Rudess Schedules Live Internet Concert For Next Sunday". Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  16. ^ Kaufman, Laurel. "The Fender Music Foundation Hosts Online Benefit Concert on Stageit in Partnership with ReverbNation and Heineken". PR Newswire. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  17. ^ "Lee DeWyze - Acoustic Evening - Stageit Concert". Rickey.org. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  18. ^ Kam, Chee. "Kottonmouth Kings to Stream Anaheim Show Online". PureGrainAudio.com. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  19. ^ "Better Than Ezra Will Make You A Song!". Mix 94.1 FM. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  20. ^ "New StageIt Concert Sept 22nd!". www.ryancabrera.com. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  21. ^ "David Banner". Twylah.com. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  22. ^ a b c "Mayday Parade Stageit Show". UnsignedUnleashed.com. 
  23. ^ "Kris Performers For Stage It; July 18th at 5:30PM PDT". KrisAllenOfficial.com. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  24. ^ "Joshua Radin Artist Profile". Stageit.com. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  25. ^ "Trey Songs Performs to Benefit his Angeles with Heart Foundation". RadioFacts.com. 
  26. ^ "Rick Springfield On Stageit!". mix1077.com. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  27. ^ a b Betts, Stephen L. (2010-12-03). Jerrod Neimann and Friends Play Online, Fill Virtual Tip Jar. The Boot Webiste, retrieved February 4, 2011
  28. ^ Conniff, Tamara (2010-12-07). Artist Evan Lowenstein Helps Acts Monetize Performances with Stageit. The Huff Entertainment, retrieved February 5, 2011
  29. ^ Net News (2011-01-11). Stageit To Host 'Virtual Meet 'N Greet' With Korn. The All Access Music Group, retrieved February 4, 2011
  30. ^ Matheson, Whitney (2011-04-13). Lisa Loeb plays an online concert via Stageit. The USA Today, retrieved May 4, 2011
  31. ^ Kennedy, Jamie (2011-04-05). @JamieKennedy. The Jamie Kennedy Twitter, May 4, 2011
  32. ^ "Bowling for Soup - Stageit". The Adventurers Club. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  33. ^ "Stage It". HowieD.com. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  34. ^ "HEY IT'S POMPLAMOOSE AGAIN ON STAGEIT MONDAY MAY 21ST!". www.pomplamoose.com. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  35. ^ ""My Heart Is"- special pre-release concert on STAGEIT (:". vevoplay.com. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  36. ^ "LACUNA COIL: Acoustic In-Store Performance, Q&A Session To Be Webcast - Jan. 19, 2012". Blabbermouth.net. 
  37. ^ Walker, Matt. "Less Than Jake Celebrate 20 Years This Weekend at High Dive". Lead Us Down Music Magazine. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  38. ^ "STRYPER’s Michael Sweet To Play Online Show Tonight". Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  39. ^ Catlett, Tess. "Musicians "StageIt" from their living room, welcoming fans into their home". Candor News. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  40. ^ "Bob Schneider Sings About "Lorena" on StageIt". CoyoteMusic.com. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  41. ^ "Buffett Performs StageIt event in St Bart’s". buffettnews.com. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  42. ^ a b "STAGEIT SHOW "LIVE FROM RIP CITY" MAY 26 2012". SteveCarlson.com. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 

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