Seven Ways to Get Your Band Featured in the Local Press

Blondie with Origivation Magazine writer Danny Alonso

From themusiciansguide.co.uk:
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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