The setlist - the sequence of songs performed at a concert often handwritten by the artists themselves - attracts fans of all touring musical artists as a memento of a past show. Like the recap of a sporting event that avid sports fans seek shortly after the event, the setlist reveals the transitions, milestone songs (opener, closer), momentum and reflects the ebb and flow of the live music experience -- and sometimes gives insight into songs initially chosen but scratched at the last moment -- in a simple and concise display.
“Fans of live music know that their favorite artist is putting thought into what songs will be performed that night, “ says John Reynolds, Co-Founder of Setlisting “Since concerts are an intimate artistic experience between fans and musicians, the setlist is an endearing keepsake that brings a fan right back in their seat to reminisce about the songs played at that concert.”
In reality, the setlist’s practical purpose is a visual cue for each musician to remember what songs and in what order those songs will be performed while on stage, since communication is often hindered by high volume. Commonly handwritten with markers on plain paper - or more obscure objects like drink napkins, hotel stationary or paper plates - setlists are visual memorabilia that music fans revere for their time-capsule-
This feature on Setlisting allows fans to attach one or more setlist photos to a recent or past concert, which can be enlarged for better viewing. Fans can browse setlists for all artists in a separate gallery of setlist photos, as well view recently uploaded setlists displayed on the Setlisting home page.
Additional information can be found on the Setlisting blog at http://blog.setlisting.com
Setlisting (www.Setlisting.com) helps music fans relive concert memories by viewing concert setlists, exploring statistics of artists' concert history and discovering upcoming shows for their favorite acts and at their favorite venues. Fans can customize their experience by viewing personalized statistics for the concerts they’ve attended.