Last.fm Web Services

venue.getPastEvents

Get a paginated list of all the events held at this venue in the past.

Example URLs

To get an example URL for this API call you'll first need to join Last.fm and then get an API account.

Params

venue (Required) :The id for the venue you would like to fetch event listings for.
festivalsonly[0|1] (Optional) : Whether only festivals should be returned, or all events.
page (Optional) :The page of results to return.
limit (Optional) : The number of results to fetch per page. Defaults to 50.
api_key (Required) : A Last.fm API key.

Auth

This service does not require authentication.

Sample Response

<events venue="Cafe OTO" page="1" perPage="50" total="103" totalPages="3">
  <event>
    <id>835264</id>
    <title>Calling Signals 08</title>
    <artists>
      <artist>Frode Gjerstad</artist>
      <artist>Lol Coxhill</artist>
      <artist>Paal Nilssen-Love</artist>
      <artist>Nick Stephens</artist>
      <headliner>Frode Gjerstad</headliner>
    </artists>
    <venue>
      <id>8908030</id>
      <name>Cafe OTO</name>
      <location>
        <city>London</city>
        <country>United Kingdom</country>
        <street>20 Ashwin St</street>
        <postalcode>E8 3DL</postalcode>
        <geo:point>
          <geo:lat>51.4916446565303</geo:lat>
          <geo:long>-0.17852783203125</geo:long>
        </geo:point>
      </location>
      <url>http://www.last.fm/venue/8908030</url>
    </venue>
    <startDate>Mon, 15 Dec 2008 20:00:00</startDate>
    <description>...</description>
    <image size="small">...</image>
    <image size="medium">...</image>
    <image size="large">...</image>
    <attendance>2</attendance>
    <reviews>0</reviews>
    <tag>lastfm:event=835264</tag>
    <url>http://www.last.fm/event/835264</url>
    <website>http://...</website>
    <tickets>
      <ticket supplier="...">http://...</ticket>
      ...
    </tickets>
  </event>
  ...
</events>

Other Formats

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Errors

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