Following up on the previous tip. Given that concert photography isn’t a talent show, important jobs often fall to the photographer who is easiest to work with, predictable, and most reliable. Think of it this way – every time an editor sends you out on an assignment, they are sending you to represent their publication. Whether you’re shooting for a local website or a national mag if you screw up and piss people off, it reflects poorly on your publication. Music photography is a very small world. It only takes a few bad experiences with the right people to tarnish your reputation.