Category: Music Blogs

Festival Blogs

Festival Blogs

Planning to attend an upcoming festival? Check out these blogs to stay informed and help you prepare for the awesomeness. – “independent, up-to-the-minute live music festival coverage.” – “The #1 place for the best festival camping tips and advice.” – “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.” – “Living and Breathing Art, Music, and Joy”


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

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

JAH Phone – “Jam blog run from a phone.” – “all aspects of the American jam band scene” – “Where fans unite.”

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

Musically Promiscuous – “features bands that we follow” – “Phish, Dead, Umphrey’s and more” – “Phish Info, Facts and Updates” – “Mr. Miner’s Phish thoughts.” – “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.” – “Your source for (live) music reviews and coverage.” – “Blogging the world of the Grateful Dead.” – “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” – “Explore the Now…” – “Phish news, audio, videos, auctions — updated daily.”


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.” – “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.” – “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!” – “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.” – Jamband News of Course

JamBase – “JamBase exists to connect music fans everywhere with the music they love.” – “Music News & Reviews, Contests and much more…”

Live For Live Music – “Do You Live For Live Music?” – “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.” – “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” – 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” – “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!” – “The ultimate website for classic rock fans” – “Bringing you the latest in live music and good music.”