Join our Team

Music Writers

Write about the music industry or review shows

We are always looking for new writing and editorial staff members to review shows, report on the news, and broaden our coverage of the music industry. If you have previous experience with journalism, are already a well known blogger, or just someone who has a great ear for music, we’d love to hear from you.

Guidelines for submission: If you would like to write for L4LM, please submit an completed article or review that is proofread and primed for publication. Ideally, the written document should be something of interest to the L4LM community, and should not have been previously covered by our contributing staff. Please read through our articles to get a sense of our formatting style, and try to adhere to it as closely as possible. Introduce yourself, and include the copy of your article within the body of the e-mail.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Live Music Photographers

Record a digital diary by taking pictures at shows

Are your friends always wow-ing at your pics? We want to get you up close with the artists to provide the best coverage of live music events from California to Maine. We will do our best to give you the opportunity to get the most exposure for your work. Whether you are an established photographer, looking to build your resume or just make contacts, we would love to hear from you.

Please provide as much detail about your work as possible including a link to your online portfolio, and whatever else you think may impress us. You really can’t out-do it here. We look over applicants for press passes in bulk, and will get back to those candidates who we would like to take pictures on behalf of Live for Live Music.

All images submitted for photo galleries and for content on the Live for Live Music website may be subject to watermarking, re-distribution and are done with a Creative Commons Attribution standard license.


Live For Live Music Street Team and Online Ambassadors

Do promotion for shows and get in for free!

The L4LM Street Team is essential to giving local artists the exposure they need it in a win/win situation. You promote good music, you get to go see good live music- it’s just that simple. There are a few requirements for street teaming for Live for Live Music, and some qualities that we always look out for. If you feel like it will be a good fit contact us about joining the team!

Tell us more about yourself!



Interested in advertising with L4LM? Send any pertinent information to

Other Inquiries

Get in touch for other reasons

If you are a publication, potential sponsor or partner, artist etc.- someone who is trying to get information to us, please use this general interest contact form.

Send ALL Press Releases to:

All other info:

Watch a Trailer from New Daft-Punk Inspired Film 'Eden'

Eden, "semi-autobiographical" film about the rise of the 'French touch' scene in 90's Paris, has been screening at the Sundance Film Festival this week. The film, directed by Mia Hansen-Løve and co-w ...

Watch Gregg Allman's Surprise Appearance at Terrapin Crossroads

On Friday night, Gregg Allman decided to make a stop down at Terrapin Crossroads for a surprise appearance at the venue's bar after the David Nelson Band's set in the Grate Room. Allman played a short ...

Skrillex And What So Not Are Blessing The Rains Down In Africa With Toto

Skrillex and What So Not are apparently collaborating with Toto. Yep, that Toto, of "Africa" fame.  A post on Toto's Facebook page last week noted:   Following that, Toto said:   “It is VERY ...

The Floozies Reveal 'Do Your Thing' Tour Dates With Manic Focus and Russ Liquid

Electrofunk band The Floozies are looking at big things in 2015. The brother duo of Matt and Mark Hill will release Do Your Thing, a brand new studio album, on January 27th. Just three days later, the ...

Infamous Stringdusters Announce Spring Tour

The Infamous Stringdusters have announced a spring tour, in support of their 2014 studio release Let It Go. [Read the L4LM review here]. The newly announced tour dates have the band playing at the Old ...

Bob Dylan Will Give New Sinatra Cover Album To 50,000 Old People

When Bob Dylan announced that his newest album, Shadows in the Night, would be comprised of Frank Sinatra covers, his marketing team must have assumed that the only people interested would be the elde ...

Particle Reveals Additional Tour Dates

Jamtronica band Particle has released a number of spring tour dates, coming just one month after the band wraps up their current winter tour. The new dates see the band traveling up and down the East ...

Top Ten Tribute Bands In The Jam Music Scene

Pink Talking Fish founder and bassist Eric Gould sat down with L4LM to discuss his favorite tribute acts in the music scene today. Gould founded Pink Talking Fish in 2013, coming up with the idea and ...

Video Playlist: 15 Great Jam Band Sit-Ins & Collaborations

The decision by the Core Four of the Grateful Dead to ask Phish’s Trey Anastasio to take part in the band’s July 4th Fare Thee Well weekend blowout in Chicago has unsurprisingly ruffled a few feat ...

Who Is The Undisclosed New Orleans Jazz Fest Headliner?

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival recently released their lineup, and as always, it is stacked with massive acts and NOLA legends such as The Who, Elton John, Jimmy Buffett, The Original Met ...

20 Best Photos From Umphrey's McGee's Winter NYC Run

Umphrey's McGee kicked off their Winter 2015 Tour with a powerful two-night stint at the Beacon Theatre, followed by an evening at The Paramount in Huntington, Long Island. Joined by the incredibly t ...

Disco Biscuits Set for Three Nights at The Electric Factory in February

It is the start of 2015, and it seems the beginning of the year for many fans of the Disco Biscuits can't start properly without, what has become in recent years, the annual trek to Philadelphia for a ...

Festival Roundup: Ranking The Festivals That Announced Lineups In 2015

If you've been following the headlines, you'll know that a number of major festivals revealed lineups within the first two weeks of 2015. Between Jazzfest, Hangout, Bonnaroo, Governor's Ball, and Coac ...

Inside The Kings Theatre: Historic 1929 Venue To Reopen In Brooklyn

Brooklyn is getting a whole lot classier come February 3rd, when the timeless Diana Ross performs the grand opening concert at the newly restored Kings Theatre in Flatbush. Even before their debut, th ...


    L4LM Twitter