The Bandsintown Ruby SDK by Mike Constanza can access the API to implement a database of future concerts, calendars, and tickets into applications. Usage demonstrates how to find events according to artist, citiy, and venues. Documentation at http://www.bandsintown.com/api/requests
National Public Radio (NPR) has just opened another means for developers to access content from NPR.org: a new API for transcripts. This API provides access to tens of thousands of transcripts from some of the most popular programs on NPR. As we covered last year and in our NPR API Profile, their APIs open-up a range of interesting possibilities.