Spotify sells tickets directly from its platform

Spotify becomes direct competition from platforms like Ticketmaster and Eventbrite. Until now, the music streaming platform redirected fans to other pages when they wanted to buy tickets to attend the concerts of their favorite artists. However, this is over, as Spotify will have its own page to sell concert tickets.

The new Spotify page It collects the next concerts of the artists that are on the platform and allows users to buy tickets to attend the shows. Fans who want to buy their tickets through this website will have to be subscribed to Spotify and you can pay with a debit or credit card.

This information has been shared by the digital media TechCrunch after reading a tweet from Chris Messina where it was pointed out that Spotify will enable a website for the public to reserve tickets and showed how the purchase process was.

Spotify has not said anything, but it has a page where it talks about its service “Spotify Ticket” and explains the conditions for purchasing tickets.

TechCrunch has obtained the statements of Spotify on the subject: At Spotify, we routinely test new products and ideas to improve our user experience. Some of them end up paving the way for our broader user experience and others just serve as important learnings. Tickets.spotify.com is our latest test. We have no more news to share about future plans at this time.. They only say that it will be a test and, therefore, it is expected that it will begin to be available in the United States and will not reach other countries for a few months.

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In June he updated his event page

Now its change of image in the month of June for the events page makes sense. Its update allows discovering concerts near users in a much simpler way.

Before in the US to buy tickets, the platform directed you to its partners (Ticketmaster, AXS, DICE, Eventbrite and See Tickets). Now this could be over, although on the page they explain that some tickets can be purchased through «Spotify Ticket«, so they would not yet have the possibility of selling all kinds of tickets.

Last year he made his first contact with ticket sales, when he collaborated with some artists to sell concert tickets virtual prerecordedas a way to support them during the pandemic.

TikTok partners with Ticketmaster

Only a few days ago it was also known that TikTok had signed an agreement with Tiketmaster for allow users to discover concerts and events online, and to buy tickets directly from the social network.

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