# Promote tours and events

This guide describes configuring Label to display details about tour dates and other events. Use this feature to promote tour dates and events on a dedicated page, or on the homepage.

In the following image, tour dates and events are displayed on a store’s homepage.

A tour and events list displayed on an example homepage.

You can Enter tour and event details manually. Alternatively, configure Label to retrieve these details from the Songkick, Bandsintown, or Eventbrite external service.

Note

If manual entries are present, events from external services are not displayed. Refer to Tour and events.

# Enter event details manually

To add or remove tour and event details manually:

  1. Go to Customize theme.

  2. From the dropdown at the top of the page, select a page template that contains a Tour and events section. By default, this section is enabled on the home page.

  3. From the side menu, in the Tour and events section menu, select Add event (block).

    The add event block option inside the Tour and events section in Theme editor.
  4. In the Tour and events section menu, select the Event block you added.

    An event block in the Tour and events section in Theme editor.
  5. In the Event block menu, adjust the option controls to provide the following information:

    • Day. Set the Day slider to the day of the event.

    • Month. Use the Month dropdown to set the event’s month.

    • Name. In the Name text box, enter a name for the event.

    • Venue. In the Venue text box, enter a venue for the event.

    • Ticket URL. In the Ticket URL text box, enter a URL for purchasing tickets to the event. You can edit the text in Edit Languages. Alternatively, select a store page to link to.

    • Remove block. To delete the event from the section, select Remove block.

      The event block settings menu in Theme editor.

# Retrieve Songkick events

To configure Label to retrieve details about tours and events from Songkick, you need the Songkick artist ID from your artist’s Songkick Upcoming shows page. To find your Songkick artist ID and add it into Label:

  1. Go to Songkick (opens new window), and then sign into your Songkick account.

  2. Locate the Songkick URL for your artist’s upcoming shows, and then copy the Songkick artist ID from the URL.

    For example, the Songkick URL for Radiohead’s upcoming shows is http://www.songkick.com/artists/253846-radiohead. Radiohead’s artist ID is 253846-radiohead, located at the end of the URL.

  3. In your Shopify admin, go to Customize theme.

  4. From the dropdown at the top of the page, select a page template that contains a Tour and events section. By default, this section is enabled on the home page.

  5. From the side menu, select the Tour and events section.

    The Tour and events section in the Theme editor menu.
  6. In the Tour and events section menu, locate the External source area.

  7. Set the Source dropdown to Songkick.

  8. In the Songkick artist ID text box, paste the Songkick artist ID you copied previously.

    The options for adding Songkick to a Tour and events section in the Theme editor menu.

# Retrieve Bandsintown events

To configure Label to retrieve details about tours and events from Bandsintown, you need your Bandsintown artist name. To add your Bandsintown artist name into Label:

  1. In your Shopify admin, go to Customize theme.

  2. From the dropdown at the top of the page, select a page template that contains a Tour and events section. This section is enabled on the home page, by default.

  3. From the side menu, select the Tour and events section.

    The Tour and events section in the Theme editor menu.
  4. In the Tour and events section menu, locate the External source area.

  5. Set the Source dropdown to Bandsintown.

  6. In the Bandsintown artist name text box, enter your Bandsintown artist name (e.g., Radiohead).

    The options for adding Bandsintown to a Tour and events section in the Theme editor menu.

# Retrieve Eventbrite events

To configure Label to retrieve details about tours and events from Eventbrite, authorize Label to access your Eventbrite account by using an Eventbrite token. To get an Eventbrite token and add it into Label:

  1. Go to the Switch + Eventbrite webpage at https://switchthemes.co/eventbrite/ (opens new window).

    Label also provides this link in the Tour and events section menu, under External source > Grab your Eventbrite token.

  2. On the Switch + Eventbrite page, select Grab your access token.

    The Switch + Eventbrite webpage.
  3. You’re redirected to Eventbrite’s Log in page. When prompted, sign into your Eventbrite user account.

    The eventbrite user account login webpage.
  4. Complete the authorization process. The process redirects to the Switch website.

  5. After you receive your Eventbrite access token, copy the token.

  6. In your Shopify admin, go to Customize theme.

  7. From the dropdown at the top of the page, select a page template that contains a Tour and events section. This section is enabled on the home page, by default.

  8. From the side menu, select the Tour and events section.

    The Tour and events section in the Theme editor menu.
  9. In the Tour and events section menu, locate the External source area.

  10. Set the Source dropdown to Eventbrite.

  11. In the Eventbrite token text box, paste the Eventbrite token you copied previously.

    The options for adding Eventbrite to a Tour and events section in the Theme editor menu.