Playing Here

Playing Here is a website I’ve been working on in my spare time for a few months now. It’s still a little rough around the edges but I discovered earlier today that Yahoo is returning the site in search results (despite no links on the web yet), so I guess the cat’s out of the bag. The focus of the site is local music listings, and the core functionality for that is available in four delicious flavors: HTML, email, JavaScript include, and feeds. Here’s an example of a JavaScript include:

I have a long list of planned improvements, but I’d love to get some feedback on the site so far.

 
 
 
don't have much in depth feedback... the first thing I noticed when on the site was the well designed URL's, links and so forth. I like that every part of the event listings is a separate link to a "resource". without seeing a link to events in Ames, I could quickly figure out how I could see them through the address.
 
 
 
 
The site would be most useful if you integrate it with others (Google maps for concert locations, aggregate the band's info from Myspace, perhaps link it with Last.fm to show similar artists, or link it somehow with event services like socializr or renkoo). Also felt that the foreground kinda got in the way of usability. You should put the search box more prominently in the center of the homepage and tell user's that they can search by zip code or artist name .
 
 
 
 
Thanks for the feedback! I haven't had time to make as many improvements as I'd like, but I'll get to it eventually.
 

Be number 4:

 
 
 
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