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This App Brings Musicians, Party Planners and Venues Together

This story appears in the August 2015 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

For independent musicians, cash flow depends largely on gigs. Book 'em regularly, and you're living large.

Jeff Clark
Band aid: GigTown’s Steve Altman (left) and son Andy.

Now there's GigTown, a mobile app that enables anyone—from casual fans to event planners and managers at music venues—to discover and book local acts in four cities: San Diego, Los Angeles, New Orleans and Austin. It also affords musicians an alternative path to market themselves on a broader stage—for free.

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