Who are we?
Two danish musicians with an idea and a website that has been in development for a year.
Once in a while you discover some amazing music, and then you realize that the band is from half around the world. Why should the venues and bookers dare to book this?
If we create a centralized and dedicated web service where everyone can show venues what they want to see in concert, how much they would pay for the tickets, and how far they want to travel to attend the concert. The bookers and venues will then know that there is a fanbase, and then they are able to see if it will be profitable.
Don't miss the sale!
If a venue decides to book a concert, the users who meet the venues' requirements to price and location/distance will get invited to buy concert tickets by email. We will try to make sure that the users of Cravegig have ticket reservations for a period of time.
Upcoming and local bands... More gigs for you!
All bands and artists can sign up, free of course. By asking your fans and friends to "crave a concert" with you at Cravegig, you can prove to the venues, bookers and cafés in your area, that you have a fanbase. This means that they probably won't loose money if they book you.
Better economy for the venues and bookers!
This has some expenses... Hosting the website, development, administration and promotion. The venues pay a tiny fee for each ticket sold through Cravegig, but this expense should be lower than what they would normally have been using to promote the concert.
What we have now
We have been spending the past half year on developing the website which finished yesterday. We are not experts, but we think it's a good start. But we faced a problem - server capacity, which basically means that the server is too slow.
What We Need
At the moment the website is way to slow. Another issue is, that for this concept to work, we need to attract a lot of users through advertisement.
To cover server expenses and optimization of the website
To cover expenses to advertisement, primarily on social and music websites.
How much we need for these expenses depends on how many users we will get and how fast. Our estimate is $500 to cover website optimization, $1000 to cover server upgrade the first year and the rest to kickstart the advertisement campaign. The more we get for advertisement the better chances for the concept to prove its worth.
What you get
The whole purpose of Cravegig is to generate more concerts to all of us. We dream that this service soon will become something your inner music lover could not live without. The service will be free to use for ordinary users and bands. We don't have any nice gadgets to offer, but take a look at the perks. It might be a good investment.
Want your band or your friends' band to get promoted to the frontpage in your area? Check out the perks!
Check out the current version of the website:
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Jonas Krogsbøll Nielsen
Designer, developer etc.