Chris Marstall, Mike Champion, Gary Elliott
Chris Marstall (left) runs; Mike Champion (center) and Gary Elliott (right) started Tour.bus last year. (David Kamerman/Globe Staff/Lisa Poole for the Boston Globe) David Kamerman/Globe Staff/Lisa Poole for the Boston Globe

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Two local internet start-ups, Tourfilter and, alert users to concerts by their favorite bands, and help them discover new ones

By Matthew Shaer
Globe Correspondent / January 26, 2007

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Two decades after attending his last concert, 44-year-old John Erwin decided to get serious about rock 'n' roll again. But Erwin, who was a devoted indie-rock fan during his college years, discovered a whole new world when he turned the radio dial last spring -- a scene splintered by a dozen new subgenres and buoyed by niche music websites, MP3 ... (Full article: 1345 words)

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