The Rolling Stones now have an official app, which can be downloaded for free on iTunes and Google Play, as of March 11, 2016. Here is the official announcement from the band’s website:
The Rolling Stones announce the launch of their new official App, produced by Disciple Media, the industry-leading provider of direct-to-fan mobile Apps. The App launches during the band’s America Latina Olé tour and ahead of their historic first concert in Havana, Cuba on 25 March 2016. It promises a unique glimpse into life on the road with one of the world’s most iconic bands.
The Rolling Stones chose Disciple Media’s platform to become ‘THE destination for all things in the Stones’ world,’ an App right at the cutting edge of smartphone tech, which delivers unparalleled access to connect with the band’s longstanding, loyal fanbase. The App will deliver ‘in the moment’ fan experiences including real-time live streaming, updates directly from band members, exclusive content, audio and images, previously unseen archive footage, access to pre-sale tickets (including access to the upcoming Exhibitionism at London’s Saatchi Gallery from 5 April-Sept 2016), VIP packages, special competitions, App-only merchandise, friend-ing and messaging, plus social media aggregation.
Commenting on the announcement, The Rolling Stones said: “We always strive to give our fans the best experiences possible – our new Official App offers everything Stones-related in one place. It’ll be like having your own AAA pass, everything first, right in your pocket.”
Disciple Media Apps strengthen fan-to-artist connections. As mobile is now the primary device for most consumers, the appetite among talent for bespoke direct-to-fan communication has increased and fans are more engaged in experiences where they are rewarded for their loyalty.
The Rolling Stones join a growing portfolio of world class music, sport and lifestyle partners at Disciple Media, including #1 U.S. country music megastar, Luke Bryan, British #1 dance act, Rudimental, legendary U.S. singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright, and U.S.-based EDM duo ODESZA, wellness nutritionist and best-selling author Madeleine Shaw (Glow Guides, top 5 App in Apple Fitness) with Disciple Media due to announce further App releases from the U.K.’s biggest YouTuber, and further names in music, sport and film to be revealed soon.
Founder and CEO of Disciple Media, Benji Vaughan, said: “Disciple Media is honored to be working with the greatest Rock n Roll band in history who after more than 50 years keep wowing fans across the globe, everyone at Disciple will be glued to our screens awaiting the first live stream from the band.” The Rolling Stones’ new Official App is Out Now to download for free from the iTunes App Store and Google Play Store.