Seven Ways to Get Your Band Featured in the Local Press

Blondie with Origivation Magazine writer Danny Alonso

Getting featured in the local press is easier than you might think. Journalists are constantly on the lookout for interesting stories about what’s going on in the community.

#3. Perform at Local Festivals and Venue Launches
Local festivals attract press like honey to a bee – if you can get on the line-up and arrange an interview talking about the festival then that can be a great way to nab a bit of coverage.

#4. Meet Your Local Journalists
It’s no surprise that journalists are biased to featuring people they know or like. If you’re wondering how to meet these people, I would start off by following them on Twitter or dropping an email. Start attending events they’re attending or see if you can help them in any way – they might then return the favour by helping you out with coverage.

Read the entire article HERE.

Thanks to Bob Baker for the original post.


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