San Jose, Calif., June 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Planning a fun evening out got easier for event-goers this week with a new partnership between the world's biggest ticket booth, Goldstar and Buckaroo (www.buckaroo.com), an online hub of local news and events. Buckaroo offers hyperlocal information and entertainment, giving updates on everything from real estate to charitable events in over 50,000 communities.
Buckaroo hosts half-priced tickets from Goldstar to high-quality live events in local communities from the world of theatre, sports, music, comedy and family entertainment. Everything needed to plan a perfect night out is immediately available with the help of Buckaroo's easy search features, categories and geocoding of the user's location.
Alan Fisher, Co-Founder and Chairman of Buckaroo's parent company Iron Speed, calls the partnership "beneficial" for Buckaroo subscribers on a budget. "Additionally, people won't have to travel very far to get there," adds Fisher. "Buckaroo intends to give people the ability to save gas while having fun. That's the beauty of hyperlocal content."
Goldstar's events are also included in Buckaroo's daily e-newsletter, "What's Hot", which gives subscribers a peek into their neighborhood. With over 5 million pages of information, Buckaroo hopes to make people aware of what's happening in their community and get involved.
Since its inception in May 2011, Buckaroo has morphed from a marketing-based tool for merchants to a provider of local information that covers most of North America for its 46 million subscribers.
Buckaroo is the online hub for local shopping, news and events. Buckaroo's parent company, Iron Speed, Inc. (www.ironspeed.com), is well-funded with a capital base of over $20M from several strategic investors and executives from AMD, Excelan, Onsale, and Oracle. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in San Jose, CA. Find Buckaroo on Facebook and Twitter to learn more.
Since 2002, Goldstar (www.goldstar.com), the biggest ticket booth in the world, has been making live entertainment a part of everyday life for its nearly 4 million members. Goldstar combines progressive technology with a wide variety of live entertainment options for a one-of-a-kind ticketing experience featuring half-priced tickets and unparalleled site features that help members make decisions on entertainment and include their friends. More than 5,000 venue partnersin major US markets partner with Goldstar to sell out their events, reach new audiences and maximize revenue. The company is headquartered in Pasadena, CA, with offices in San Francisco, CA and Portland, OR. Additional information on Goldstar can be found at http://www.goldstar.com/company and http://www.goldstar.com/company/press_room.