Category: Music Scene

Concert & Festival Videos

Concert and Festival Videos

 

Here are the best videographers, websites, and media companies producing and streaming live concert footage.


Austin City Limits TV – “live concerts from many of the world’s most acclaimed, accomplished and pioneering talent.”


Beat-Club – “Unforgettable hits from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.”


Camp Bisco (Vimeo) – “Festival footage from Camp Bisco!”


Concert TV – “an on demand music video service dedicated to delivering the most exhilarating concerts featuring the most well-known bands and artists.”


Dave Matthews Band (Hulu) – “A collection of music videos & live performances from the Dave Matthews Band.”


DeJamVu.com – “Re-Experience the music.”


HiddenRelicJamz – “Videos from local Midwest musicians.”


iClips Network – “live concert broadcasts, archived concerts from all your favorite artists, original web shows, and more.”


JAH Phone – “Jam blog run from a phone.”


MyTallTripod – “We aim to provide High Quality Videos for your enjoyment.”


Nugs.TV – “delivers live music and video downloads, CDs,DVDs, Blu-Rays, and pay-per-view webcasts for over 1,000 artists”


NoCoast.TV – “We document life with a unique artistic eye. Let us tell your story.”


PhishTube.com – “LiveStreaming Phish & Phish videos.”


Rage View Studios – “Ragin videos for your viewing pleasure.”


RecTV – “REC TV is a channel to view for FREE HD Videos.”


Rex-A-Vision – “Waaay better than reality!”


Staunchy  – “Videos by Jeremy Sewell.”


TourGigs – “an in-house production and distribution company that makes live concert videos available for purchase within days of the actual filming.”


YouTube – Music Discovery Project – A new YouTube music discovery project that lets you explore new music by just searching for an artist.


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Festival Blogs

Festival Blogs

Planning to attend an upcoming festival? Check out these blogs to stay informed and help you prepare for the awesomeness.


FestivalGirl.net – “independent, up-to-the-minute live music festival coverage.”


FestivalsCamping.com – “The #1 place for the best festival camping tips and advice.”


FestivalSnob.com – “News – Rumors – Coverage – Photos”


Festival Survival Guide – “Dedicated to making your music festival experience an awesome one!”


Festy Fix – “We’ve got all your music festival news.”


Music Festival Junkies – “a central hub of coverage for music festivals.”


The Festival Guy – “Dreamer, Burner, and lover of music of all kinds.”


TricolorKittie.com – “Living and Breathing Art, Music, and Joy”


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Live Broadcasts

Live Broadcasts

Watch streaming videos and find upcoming live broadcasts of your favorite bands and festivals.


AXS – “Life lived live!”


DeadVids – ” 24/7 streaming Grateful Dead concert video.”


HDNet Concerts – “top concerts from the world’s biggest bands & artists”


Hoodstream.com – “Hoodstream brings Phish live to your couch.”


iClips.net – “broadcasts and archives live concerts, festivals, and events.”


Lapcast TV – “providing you with a live broadcast over the Internet”


Palladia TV – “a state of the art, high-definition channel showcasing the best in music from today’s biggest artists.”


The Mousetrap – Indy’s premiere Jamband venue


Nugs.tv – “Live concert webcasts and on demand streams.”


TourGigs – “an in-house production and distribution company that makes live concert videos available for purchase within days of the actual filming.”


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Live Music Downloads

Live Downloads

Looking for your latest live download fix? Download from these sites and score the most recent show.


Archive.org – “live concerts in a lossless, downloadable format”


Bandcamp – “a publishing platform for musicians.”


bt.etree.org – “community for sharing the live concert recordings”


Daytrotter – “Twenty-Five bands and over 100 new songs each week”


DMBLive – “DMBLIVE is the new home for all DMB music and media.”


FestivaLink.net – “The online source for Live Roots Americana”


FreeTracks.org – “Helping grow your music library one track at a time.”


Grateful Dead on Archive.org – “Over 7,000 live shows”


LiveCheese.com – “Listen, Buy, & Download live Incidents.”


LiveDownloads.com – “Download Live MP3s and FLACs”


LivePhish.com – “offers high quality, unedited soundboard recordings of select shows”


LiveWidespreadPanic.com – “downloads of almost every Widespread Panic show since 2005.”


MuleTracks.com – “Official site for live downloads from Gov’t Mule concerts”


Nugs.net – “powers the download services for several premium music download channels.”


Nugs.net Free Stash – Free MP3’s from nugs.net


SoundCloud – “an audio platform that enables sound creators to upload, record, promote and share their originally-created sounds on the internet.”


1320 Records – “1320 Records (thirteen-twenty) is an independent label”


UMlive.net – Umphrey’s McGee Live Recording Archive.


WolfgangsVault.com – “one of the world’s largest online destinations for everything related to live music.”


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Music Blogs

Music Blogs

The best blogs covering your favorite music, bands, and festivals in the music scene.


Brain Trust – “artists, media, and music professionals based in Boston.”


Coventry Music – “Phish Stuff, Party People, Lot Consultants, w00k Patrol.”


Crewlab – “conversations with artists, entrepreneurs, & other music industry pros”


Disciples of Sound – “another perspective among fellow Disciples of Sound”


Creative Solutions – “Keeping music alive!”


Dog Gone Blog – “Exploring the vast world of live music”


Festival Crashers – “an oasis for music lovers.”


GratefulMusic.com – “On tour. On time. Off the beaten path.”


I Live Music – “reviews, previews, articles, narratives, & more”


JAH Phone – “Jam blog run from a phone.”


JambandsOnline.com – “all aspects of the American jam band scene”


JamForums.com – “Where fans unite.”


Jam Jive – “personal experiences with live music in and around Athens.”


Musically Promiscuous – “features bands that we follow”


OhKeePahBlog.com – “Phish, Dead, Umphrey’s and more”


Phishapedia.com – “Phish Info, Facts and Updates”


PhishThoughts.com – “Mr. Miner’s Phish thoughts.”


RageItProper.com – “Your source for all things that rage. Properly.”


Rex-A-Vision – “Waaay better than reality!”


Scents and Subtle Sounds – “Brainchild of Jimmy Coulas…read all of my musings here.”


ShakedownBlog.com – “Your source for (live) music reviews and coverage.”


 TheDeadBlog.com – “Blogging the world of the Grateful Dead.”


TheMusic.fm – “Based in NYC & dedicated to discovering & sharing the best”


The Porch – “Love Pearl Jam? Me too.”


Tiny Rager – “110% addicted to seeing talented & dedicated musicians”


This Week On Lot – “weekly audio podcast about the live music scene & lot”


WelcomToNow.net – “Explore the Now…”


YEMblog.com – “Phish news, audio, videos, auctions — updated daily.”


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Music Discovery

Music Discovery

“No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.” – Isaac Newton


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Amazon.com – Download free songs from Amazon.com

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Archive.org – “live concerts in a lossless, downloadable format”

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ArtistDirect.com – “Part of the Rogue Network”

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Bandcamp – “a publishing platform for musicians.”

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bt.etree.org – “community for sharing the live concert recordings”

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Daytrotter – “Twenty-Five bands and over 100 new songs each week”

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FreeTracks.org – “Helping grow your music library one track at a time.”

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Grateful Dead on Archive.org – “Over 7,000 live shows

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Hidden Track ‘Stormy Monday’s

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Last.fm – Free Music Downloads on Last.fm.

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iTunes – “control a catalog of content for digital distribution.”

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Nugs.net – “powers the download services for several premium music download channels.”

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SoundCloud – “an audio platform that enables sound creators to upload, record, promote and share their originally-created sounds on the internet.”

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1320 Records – “1320 Records (thirteen-twenty) is an independent label”

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This Song Is Sick – “to make everyone’s music collection better!”

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Turntable.fm – “turntable.fm lets you listen to music at the same time with your friends.”

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We Are Hunted – “The Online Music Chart”

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Music News & Reviews

Online Magazines

 

Here is a list of our favorite weblogs and online magazine sites for the best and latest news, reviews & coverage of the jamband/festival scene.

 


Appalachian Jamwich – “Music and Art magazine for the jam fans, by the jam fans.”


BandsThatJam.com – “The Source For Jam Band Goodness”


Consequence of Sound – “devoted to the ever growing and always thriving worldwide music scene.”


Glide Magazine – a premier online entertainment resource.”


GratefulWeb.com – “The Grateful Web is all about you: fans, bands, representatives, venues, stores and everyone in between.”


Hidden Track – “For passionate music fans by passionate music fans. Hidden Track brings you fresh news stories, columns and features every day.”


Home Grown Music – “independent bands, representatives, venues, stores, fans and people like you all working together to improve our world through good music!”


Jambands.com – “Where Heads Head”


Jam Band Friendly – “the place jam band community and festival heads visit online to see photos, read articles, learn about bands and find out who is playing around the country.”


JambandNews.net – Jamband News of Course


JamBase – “JamBase exists to connect music fans everywhere with the music they love.”


KindWeb.com – “Music News & Reviews, Contests and much more…”


Live For Live Music – “Do You Live For Live Music?”


LiveMusicBlog.com – “We dig concerts, festivals, and bands that know how to play live.”


LostInSound – “From a life in which every aspect of the day is a radical act of poetry and community emerges a documentation of that very life.”


MusicMarauders.com – “Our mission is to bring the reader the most relevant content related to the Live Music/Festival Scene.”


Nada Mucho – “an entertainment webzine focusing on music, movies, television, and more.”


NME Magazine – “The world’s number one source of music news”


OurVinyl.com – set out to embrace the emerging technology of this era and the way our generation has grown to listen, appreciate and respect a larger variety of music and the art surrounding it.”


Relix – “RELIX is a premiere independent music magazine.”


Rocky Mountain Jams – “RMJ is published by a group of industry insiders, musicians , photographers, artists and media professionals.”


Rolling Stone – Magazine features music, album and artist news, movie reviews, political, economic and pop culture commentary, videos, photos, and more.


SPIN – “authoritative reporting, provocative interviews, and a discerning critical ear.”


Spinner – “Free CD Listening weekly, MP3 downloads and music news daily, plus exclusive interviews and live podcasts from music’s most influential artists.”


State of Mind – “State of Mind exists because a few people asked themselves this question: How come nobody’s talking about music as passionately as we feel about it?”


The Barn Presents – “a Chicago based blog and music community committed to enhancing and extending the live experience through innovative and original music related content”


The Untz – “the most relevant, accurate, and comprehensive, electronic music event, artist, promoter, and venue website”


TheWaster.com – “building on the vow to showcase the traditions present within modern rock n’ roll, while staying true to the ideals of America’s cherished recording history.”


This Song Is Sick – “to make everyone’s music collection better!”


UltimateClassicRock.com – “The ultimate website for classic rock fans”


UnpluggedMusings.com – “Bringing you the latest in live music and good music.”


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Musician Resources

Musician Resources

Check out theses resources and tools from the web to help you and your band get more gigs, sell more albums, and improve your online presence.

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Bandcamp.com – “Sell your music & merch directly to your fans.”

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Big Cartel – “Big Cartel is a simple shopping cart for artists. “

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CDBaby.com – “The best independent music store on the web.”

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Future of Music Coalition – “Education, Research and Advocacy for Musicians”

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Headliner.fm – “helps you reach new people on Facebook and Twitter Free.”

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iTunes – “control a catalog of content for digital distribution.”

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Moozar – “the way to (financially) “reward” artists online.”

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MusicClout.com – “a site that lists current opportunities for musicians.”

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MusicXray.com – “Help musicians get better, deals, & fans.”

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OneSongWorld.com – “marketing and promotional service tool for musicians”

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OurStage.com – “Get exposure building your fan base and selling music.”

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PromoJam.com – “a Social Promotions Suite built for marketers.”

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RecordTogether.com – “Our aim is to connect musicians all around the world in online recording collaboration.”

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ReverbNation.com – “innovative marketing solutions to help musicians”

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SonicBids.com – “Get gigs, engage fans, reach brands.”

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SoundCloud.com – “the world’s leading social sound platform”

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StageIt.com – “performers can broadcast LIVE and interactive experiences directly from a laptop”

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Theta Music Trainer – “perfect for anybody who loves music and wants to understand it on a deeper level.”

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TuneCore.com – “best way to sell your music on iTunes, Amazon, & more.”

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TuneTra.de – “The marketplace for music.”

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Vimeo.com/MusicStore – “free affordable licensed tracks.”

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Setlists

Setlists

“A set list, or setlist, is a document that lists the songs that a band or musical artist intends to play, or has played, during a specific concert performance. Hand-written or printed, on paper, cardboard, or laminate, it is usually taped to the stage, or somewhere the musicians can see it.” – Wikipedia

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DMBAlmanac.com – “The Dave Matthews Band tour almanac.”

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Dead.net – All Shows on Dead.net

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FriendsOfCheese.com – “Setlists, photos, & songs of SCI.”

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Grateful Dead Setlists – “a database of setlists for Grateful Dead concerts from 1972 to 1995”

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Phish.net – “for phans, by phans”

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PanicStream.com – “fansite primarily for the band, Widespread Panic”

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Phantasy Tour – “Feeding the obsession.”

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Setlist.com –“A searchable setlist site for thousands of artists & festivals.”

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setlist.fm – “a free wiki-like service to collect and share setlists.”

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Setlists.net – “Grateful Dead’s setlists for shows between 1965-1995.”

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Umphrey’s McGee – “setlists going all the way back to 1998.”

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Street Teams

Street Teaming

Promote and street team for your favorite bands, festivals, and venues across the country.


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FanCorps.com – “premium street and viral marketing services”

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FanManager – “full-service marketing powerhouse”

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Jamplify.com  – “Amplify your fanbase.”

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ReverbNation.com  – “the leading online music marketing platform”

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Street Shimon – “rewards including concert tickets, festival tickets & merch”

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