Mandolin was launched on June 1, 2020, months after the pandemic, and less than a year later, Mandolin was renamed Mandolin. best streaming platform Nominated at the 2021 Pollstar Awards (on other platforms like Veeps, LiveXLive, and Nugs.net).
Around the same time last year, Mandolin was experimenting with different ways to keep up the gig streaming boom. launching Various initiatives aimed at maximizing the in-person concert experience with a wide range of digital services. These included ticket sales for meet-and-greets or after-party add-ons to shows, online ordering of food and merchandise without waiting in line, and replays of live-filmed shows. Mobile app experience, 2021 Telluride Bluegrass Festival and Lil WayneUproar Hip-Hop Festival.
in 2022 meeting with VariationCo-founder and CEO of Mandolin Mary Kay Huse He said the company has moved into custom digital merchandising and “continues to invest in our customer-facing teams, rather than just providing a platform, to partner with venues and artist management teams to have a truly comprehensive solution to make these shows successful.”
On April 19, the company uploaded a brief statement to its website and social media, providing little context as to what led to the abrupt shutdown.
“After three great years, we regret to announce that Mandolin will no longer offer the digital fan experiences you love,” the statement said. reader.
“We would like to sincerely thank each and every fan who supports the live stream of their favorite artists, the digital meet and greets, and the fan page on our platform; Doing so has helped create a more authentic ecosystem for fans and artists alike. We sincerely believe in the power of fans to better the entire music community, so please consider redirecting the money and attention you’d pay to watching a stream with us to buy your favorite artist’s latest record, product or tour ticket. preferred channels!”