From listening to radio on the go, to tuning a guitar, there are literally thousands of apps on the market for music lovers, so it will come as no surprise that ticket giants such as TicketMaster or BoxOfficeHero have got some stiff competition on their hands with the rise of the concert ticket app.

Whether it’s a last minute deal or an extra ticket you need to sell, it’s all possible with these ultra convenient ticket apps.

Here we’ll take a look at four of the top free concert ticket apps currently available on the market.

eSeats Tickets

eSeats is very simply one the best apps for getting your hands on tickets for sold out concerts. They boast some excellent connections in the music business and have over a decade of experience in the ticket retailing field guaranteeing customer satisfaction. There are no bells and whistles with this very simple app which makes the whole ticket buying experience a breeze.

Verdict – If you enjoy simple straightforward transactions or you are looking for last minute deals, then this is the app for you.

StubHub

One of, if not the best known ticket apps for events of all kinds is the very impressive StubHub. This great little app lets you choose your seat using their in app venue maps that guarantee you won’t be left sitting behind a pillar. The ability to sell your extra tickets makes this app one of the most popular of its kind on the market. It’s even possible to scan your barcodes so that buyers can instantly download tickets once bought, making it even easier to sell your unwanted stubs.

Verdict – In app venue maps are a nice touch, but being able to sell extra tickets sets this app in front of its closest competitors.

Bandsintown

A personalized concert list is just one of the many features of this ultimate music lover’s app. Bandsintown will scan your music library and find upcoming concerts in your area suited to your taste in music. You can even track your favorite artists so you always know exactly when are where they are due to play and never miss a show again. This simple but innovative app also allows you to sync your iTunes, Pandora, last.fm, and Google Play accounts.

Verdict – If you’re tired of seeing endless listings of bands you really don’t care about then this app, with its personal touch, is perfect for you.

Songkick

Like Bandsintown, Songkick allows you to track artists and offers personalized concert listings. But it also makes finding tickets anywhere in the world much easier by adding extra locations to your settings making it perfect for those planning a trip and looking for tickets from multiple locations. With this app you can see the full line-up, venue maps, and all ticket options, you can even add events to your device calendar so you’ll never miss a beat.

Verdict – For buying concert tickets this app has it all, an absolute must have for music lovers.