SXSW Local Picks: Best Of Record Stores, Tacos, Venues and More

[Editors Note: This article was written and compiled by Amy Lombardi, TuneCore’s Director of Entertainment Relations. We published this article in advance of SXSW 2018, but the valuable advice ahead will help you get ready for SXSW 2019!]]   We want to help you make the most of your time at in Austin, TX while you’re […]

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As Recording Technology Advances, How Does the “Live Experience” Change?

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Sabrina Bucknole. Sabrina has been singing in musical theater for over eight years, and wrote this as a deep dive into how the meaning of “live” performance has changed over time.]   Seeing a “live” performance has changed in meaning throughout recent years. With the introduction of new technology to the […]

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Tips to Draw the Crowd: How Local Artists Can Beat the Struggle

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Adam Young.]   It’s supposed to be all about the music, right? Well, it turns out building a successful band takes a lot more than a decent melody. You’ve been writing, practicing, networking, booking and selling merchandise, and it’s starting to pay off. You’re building up a fanbase and […]

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4 Major Live Music Trends Changing The Industry This Year

[Editors Note: This blog was written by Rachel Grate and originally appeared on the Eventbrite Blog.]   We’re just one month into 2017 (ed. – this was originally published in February of 2017), and it’s already proven to be a year of big changes — and the live music industry is no exception to the rule. To […]

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Artist Breakdown: TuneCore Live Atlanta 5/4 @ Music Room

Hard to believe we took the whole month of April off from hosting TuneCore Live events in LA, New York, Nashville and Atlanta, right? Well, maybe if you were at one of our five events during SXSW, you’d understand our musical hangover. But fear not ATLiens! We’re back in style on Wednesday, May 4th at […]

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13 Tips For Getting the Gig From Talent Buyer Christina LaRocca

Hello music makers! My name is Christina LaRocca, Founder/CEO of L Rock Entertainment.   As a talent buyer with a decade of experience, I get somewhere between 25-100 requests A DAY from bands all over the country, asking to play the Big Apple or looking for assistance with tour booking.  How do I choose which bands are […]

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Event Recap: TuneCore Live NYC @ Pianos 2/29

As our beloved New York City-area artists and TuneCore Live goers know, at the end of February (Leap Day!!), we switched up locations and took our talents to the legendary Pianos in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan. During a time of extremely high rents and unfortunate turnover in the NYC music community, we […]

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Event Recap: TuneCore Live LA @ Bardot 1/20

Last month we kicked off the New Year with a bang by bringing TuneCore Artists Freedom Fry, Blackbear and Trevor Wesley to party with us at the Bardot in Hollywood. To us, there’s no better way to get back in the right mood after decompressing from the holidays than a night of awesome independent live […]

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Event Recap: TuneCore Live Brooklyn @ Living Room 11/18

Our TuneCore Live Series had a short stay in Brooklyn compared to LA in 2015, but we are proud to have made a big impact! In our final TuneCore Live: Brooklyn of 2015, we invited Zuli, Dead Stars, and LODRO to share the stage for the evening at the Living Room in Williamsburg, and they did not disappoint. […]

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Event Recap: TuneCore Live Brooklyn @ the Living Room 10/21

Sure it got darker a little early, but that didn’t keep anyone from enjoying that fantastic roof deck at the lovely Living Room in Williamsburg this past month. TuneCore kicked off its third edition of our live series in Brooklyn, and with the help of our buds at Swisher Sweets, CeleBuzz and Mirrored Media, it […]

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