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Ticket Tracking: How to Monitor Ticket Availability?

Ticket Tracking: How to Monitor Ticket Availability?

Want to know the instant March Madness, Coachella, or SXSW tickets go on sale online? How about when Lollapalooza’s lineup will be released?

Whether to monitor ticket availability, or to keep up to date with presale announcements, lineup releases or other sports, concert, and festival news: Visualping can track it for you.

Sign up for Visualping to start tracking tickets, monitor ticket availability, and get alerted when tickets go on sale.

Your feet are sore because you’ve been standing on them for too long. You’re in a throng of strangers you’ve been standing way too close to and someone’s already spilled a $30 cup of beer on your shoe.

But it doesn’t matter, because the band you’ve loved for years stands in epic formation before you, onstage, only several feet away, bent over their instruments like Mythical Rhythm Gods and, in this moment, nothing could be more exciting and magical than that.

Concerts, sports events, and festivals are back!

COVID-19 restrictions have all subsided, and many of the world’s top musicians and performers are back on live tours and festivals once again.

But life gets busy, and it’s tricky remembering to check your preferred ticket and festival websites for updates to the latest events – lineups, presale announcements, ticket drops etc.

Tickets are being dropped all the time and, if you’re not on top of it, it’s easy to miss out.

But you don’t have to bookmark these ticket pages and incessantly check back for updates. You don’t have to risk missing out, either.

Visualping is a website change detection and monitoring tool that automatically checks your preferred web page – any web page – for you, and sends you alerts when there’s an update.

You can monitor any sports event, concert or festival update you want – when an anticipated ticket sale drops, or a lineup releases, or any other event updates you’re interested in.

Save yourself time and stress, and get equipped with a ticket tracker to monitor ticket availability for all your top events this year.

Get Alerts when Tickets Go on Sale

If the trouble of manually rechecking concert and festival pages for ticket availability and other updates isn’t for you, then you can sign up with a free concert and festival tracker, such as Visualping.

With over 1 million users, Visualping is the world’s top website checker. It’s been mentioned by NBC, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Politico, among other Visualping press, as an easy-to-use website change detection and monitoring tool available online.

For businesses, Visualping also offers the ability to manage the monitoring of hundreds - or even thousands of web pages.

Want to monitor concert and festival ticket availability?

Sign up with Visualping to monitor any web page and get alerts when concert tickets drop.

STEP 1: Enter the URL you want to monitor
STEP 2: Enter your email address
Which Pages Do I Monitor for Ticket Availability?
Any Web Pages You Want

The best thing about Visualping is you can use it to automatically monitor any web page on the internet you want.

That’s any web page you would normally check for the event information you care about, like upcoming events, ticket availability, presale info and festival and concert news.



For example, you can use Visualping to monitor ticket availability on Ticketmaster. You can set Visualping to monitor the exact pages of the concert events you’re interested in and, when Ticketmaster updates the page, Visualping will detect the change and alert you, such as when presale tickets become available and go on sale.

One important thing to know about Ticketmaster is that it has deployed measures and protections that prevent ticket-buying bots from accessing their site. Visualping isn’t a ticket-buying bot, but sometimes Visualping is prevented from accessing Ticketmaster pages by these protection systems anyways.

Unfortunately, there aren’t many good ways to get around these protections, unless you can use proxies to access the page for you. Visualping offers proxy support starting at $100/month in Visualping for Business. You can reach out to our team to learn more about Visualping for Business.


You can also use Visualping to monitor the most popular band discovery websites, such as Bandsintown. Monitor Bandsintown to get alerts for new upcoming concerts and festivals in your geographic area, and tailored to your preferences.

Bandsintown Concerts provides an insanely convenient way to find both smaller local shows and big name acts coming to your area.

The app begins by taking a look through your device’s music library or any of a number of sources, including Facebook, to find artists you’re interested in. From there, it’ll begin tracking concerts featuring those artists, as well as similar ones, and you can manually browse by genre or search for additional artists to follow.

Bandsintown aggregates all of this into a complete calendar of shows in your area featuring the artists you tracked and similar acts. You also have the option of searching through all local events by music genre. These listings are easily the most complete, showing smaller acts and lesser known local venues.

Use Visualping to monitor updates on Bandsintown.


You can also use Visualping to get festival and concert info on the simplified concert finder, SongKick. You can do this by looking up upcoming events tailored to your geographic location, and monitoring the corresponding list of nearby festivals and concerts near you.

Songkick Concerts is another popular option for discovering upcoming events in your area, with great suggestions that extend beyond your most immediate range.

Once you’ve signed up, Songkick asks to scan your local music and/or Spotify account, along with your Spotify account’s preferences, to improve its recommendations for artists and upcoming events.

That said, Songkick only provides concert listings for the artists you explicitly tracked. For smaller local shows, Songkick uses an “area” based system where you can pick a town or city near you to track shows. Unfortunately, you can’t sort these listings by genre, and Songkick doesn’t include the smallest venues.

Event Track

Or, you can monitor Event Track’s official web page of upcoming music festivals and concerts. Visualping will notify you as soon as it changes, so you will always know of the latest music events.

You can also monitor Event Track’s nifty ticket information for each corresponding event you’re interested in – such as when tickets are available, the risk of sellout, presale and general ticket prices and when the festival lineup is released.

You can even use Visualping to monitor the latest festival and concert news, by monitoring Event Track’s blog page. Whether it’s a presale announcement, a lineup release or any other news, you can get the scoop first by tracking their blog page.

But, really, you’re free to monitor any web pages on the internet that best suit your needs.

How Does it Work?

Anyone can use Visualping to get notified, in real-time, when a web page changes.

When it detects a page change – such as presale tickets becoming available online – you get ticket drop notifications via email. Each alert includes a screenshot of the web page, with all the changes highlighted for you to see.


The ticket alerts also include a link at the bottom, so you can navigate to your monitored page and make your purchase – promptly, before the tickets catch on and everyone else rushes to snag them for themselves.

Visualping takes automatic screenshots of the product page at regular intervals – every 5 minutes, 30 minutes, hourly, daily, etc – and compares each image to the last to check for changes.

Is it Free?

Visualping is a free ool . Free users can use the ticket checker to monitor five web pages once a day.

Several affordable subscription options are also available for higher frequency monitoring, and for users that need to monitor many pages.

How to Get Alerts when Tickets Go on Sale

To get alerts of updates to your top concerts and festivals, simply navigate to Visualping’s homepage, and copy and paste the URL of the web page you want to track.

Next, you customize your monitoring settings, such as the part of the page you want monitored, how often you want the page checked, and the email address you want the alerts sent to.

And you’re done!

Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Monitor Ticket Availability

Step 1: Search up your web page of interest. Copy and paste the page URL you want to monitor into the search field on Visualping’s homepage. Click Go.

Step 2: Once the page appears in the viewport, select the part of the page you want monitored.

Step 3: Specify the frequency you want the page checked – every 5 minutes, 30 minutes, hourly, daily, etc.

Step 4: You can monitor certain words and phrases using the Keywords alert feature.

Step 5: Type the email address you want the alerts sent to. Click Start Monitoring.

Step 6: Visualping will send you an email, asking you to make a password for your account. Don’t forget to do this. The password completes your account, and allows you to login to your user-dashboard, where you can view all your Visualping monitors and email alerts in one location.

And that’s it! You’re set to get notified of concert and festival tickets.

Perform these steps as many times as you wish to monitor several different pages at one time, and create a watch list on your user dashboard.

What Else can Visualping Track?

As well as a concert and ticket tracker, Visualping is often used by savvy online shoppers as a price tracker to get price drop alerts. Visualping can monitor any website you want.

It’s also used for restock alerts, to track product availability online. When an item is back in stock on your favorite retail site, savvy online shoppers get alerted.

More specifically, people tend to track product stock to the hottest items that are in limited stock – it’s a Ps5 stock checker and an Xbox series x stock tracker, for example.

Visualping is also commonly used as a social media monitoring tool – such as to monitor instagram profiles and Facebook pages. It’s also a Twitter monitoring tool.


By signing up with concert and festival ticket tracking, you don’t have to manually check the several different websites yourself, and fret over missing out on upcoming concerts and festivals.

Simply set up multiple monitors with Visualping to create a watch list, and conveniently get notified when the web pages change.

Set it and forget it – We’ll send you alerts when the tickets go on sale.

Happy ticket tracking!

Want to know when a web page changes?

Visualping is a simple tool that helps over 1 million users effortlessly detect important changes on any web page.

Want to know when a web page changes?

Start Monitoring Now (It's Free)

Want to know when a web page changes?

Visualping is a simple tool that helps over 1 million users effortlessly detect important changes on any web page.

Start Monitoring Now (It's Free)

Emily Fenton

Emily is the Content Marketing Manager at Visualping. She has a degree in English Literature and a Masters in Management. When she’s not researching and writing about all things Visualping, she loves exploring new restaurants, playing guitar and petting her cats.