Use your music profile from Last.FM to find gigs at SXSW you might enjoy.
Ideas for taking this project forward
At this point, it's only about the data and doesn't have any presentation layer, so that's an obvious choice. Also making it generic to apply to any music festival.
Estimated costs for taking this project forward
About the data used for this project
I used Matt Andrews scraped data for the gig listings then used that to find similar bands on Last.FM. I stored that in a local database with a reference back to the band playing at the festival. Then using data from a given users Last.FM profile, see if any of that user's top artists were similar to those playing at the festival.
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