Last.fm Web Services

venue.search

Search for a venue by venue name

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 venue name you would like to search for.
page (Optional) : The results page you would like to fetch
limit (Optional) : The number of results to fetch per page. Defaults to 50.
country (Optional) : Filter your results by country. Expressed as an ISO 3166-2 code.
api_key (Required) : A Last.fm API key.

Auth

This service does not require authentication.

Sample Response

<results for="arena">
  <opensearch:Query role="request" searchTerms="arena" startPage="1"/>
  <opensearch:totalResults>92</opensearch:totalResults>
  <opensearch:startIndex>0</opensearch:startIndex>
  <opensearch:itemsPerPage>50</opensearch:itemsPerPage>
  <venuematches>
    <venue>
      <id>8816229</id>
      <name>Arena</name>
      <location>
        <city>Exeter</city>
        <country>United Kingdom</country>
        <street/>
        <postalcode/>
        <geo:point>
          <geo:lat>50.7</geo:lat>
          <geo:long>-3.5333333</geo:long>
        </geo:point>
      </location>
      <url>http://www.last.fm/venue/8816229</url>
    </venue>
    ...
  </venuematches>
</results>

Errors

  • 2 : Invalid service - This service does not exist
  • 3 : Invalid Method - No method with that name in this package
  • 4 : Authentication Failed - You do not have permissions to access the service
  • 5 : Invalid format - This service doesn't exist in that format
  • 6 : Invalid parameters - Your request is missing a required parameter
  • 7 : Invalid resource specified
  • 8 : Operation failed - Something else went wrong
  • 9 : Invalid session key - Please re-authenticate
  • 10 : Invalid API key - You must be granted a valid key by last.fm
  • 11 : Service Offline - This service is temporarily offline. Try again later.
  • 13 : Invalid method signature supplied
  • 16 : There was a temporary error processing your request. Please try again
  • 26 : Suspended API key - Access for your account has been suspended, please contact Last.fm
  • 29 : Rate limit exceeded - Your IP has made too many requests in a short period