I've been trying to figure out few ways to display upcoming artists/events without using much space. I ended up on this slider approach. Pure text lists, and lists with images didn't quite get the correct feeling and they took too much space. This is a part of a website renewal project.
After updating my own Yaffa -theme for Flexslider (http://bit.ly/KdHPzH) with customer brand colours the slider became pretty much like Daryl Ginns "Kanye Mini Music Player".
Administrator can set the amount of upcoming artists to be displayed on the slider, animation style, direction etc.
Here's a full preview: http://d.pr/i/JYfP
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