Whenever I’m out photographing a concert, I have people come up to me and say, “Dude, how did you get to take pictures at this show? This is like my favorite band!” The answer is really less complicated than some make it seem. If you want to take photos at concerts, all it takes is a little bit of effort on your part. Record labels aren’t going to call you up and ask you to come shoot their shows (although I have had that happen once or twice).
The key to getting in to photograph concerts is having a news outlet for the photos