2017 Media Pass Application
22nd Annual Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza
August 3–6, 2017
  • A Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza (MFBB) media pass is for journalists and other members of the media who regularly cover and write about music, lifestyle and travel/destination events. The media pass is given to those applicants who have shown a need for access to MFBB for professional media purposes.

    Working media from all mediums will be considered. Please note that applying for a MFBB Media Pass does not automatically guarantee you will receive a Media Pass. All requests must be received no later than July 14, 2017. We have a limited number of media passes available. If your request is approved, a media pass/wristband under your name will be available at Ticket Fulfillment from a representative from HarvestMoon Presents Inc. No media passes will be given at the festival without advance application. Please note: All MFBB Media passes are NON-TRANSFERABLE.

    If you do not meet all the eligibility requirements for a pass or have missed the application deadline and need assistance with a story, please contact us.

    Eligibility is based on prior coverage and publication of music/lifestyle/travel events. Please complete and submit this form with your resume attached below
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    print, complete and email, fax, or mail the Media Pass Application with a resume of your work to:
    Media Pass Application/MFBB
    HarvestMoon Presents Inc.
    1163 Main Street, Suite C
    Morro Bay CA 93442

    Send materials by email to sarah@harvestmoonpresents.com
    If you have any questions, please contact us via email or by phone, toll free, 888-285-5893, ext. 701.
  • Please read the following

    • Media credentials and photo passes are limited.
    • Media credentials and photo passes may be revoked at anytime.
    • Applications received after July 14, 2017 will not be considered.
    • Applicants will be notified no later than July 25, 2017.
    You must have a confirmed assignment to cover the overall festival. We will not provide credentials for spec photography, freelance writers not on an assignment, or portfolio photographers.

    If your intention is to come to the festival to do a story on only one artist and not the festival, you need to be credentialed through that artist. You will need to make your own arrangements to meet the band once you are onsite. If you are not credentialed through the festival, you will not have access to the festival. We will not credential media for assignments that do not include the festival as a whole.
  • National Media Outlets

    Everyone interested in covering the Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza must complete the official application form. All applications are carefully screened.
  • International Media Outlets

    All international publications interested in covering the Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza must complete the official application form or email a detailed editor's letter about your assignment on publication letterhead to sarah@harvestmoonpresents.com
    Applications will be screened in advance of the event.
  • WebZines and Bloggers

    Webzine writers and bloggers MUST provide specific information about their site in the description section of the application. Credentials for web zines and bloggers are extremely limited and will be evaluated closely.
  • Freelance Print Media

    We will NOT accept any applications from freelance writers who are not on a confirmed assignment. An editor's letter must be emailed to sarah@harvestmoonpresents.com on publication letterhead at the same time as your application or it will not be considered.
  • Photographers on Assignment

    You MUST be on an assignment. All applications are carefully screened. No spec photography, portfolio photography, or personal website photography.

    PLEASE do not email asking if you can be a festival photographer.
  • Media Pass Requirements

    • Treat of Bluesapalooza musicians, guests, brewers, concessionaires, and staff courteously.
    • Provide our Media Coordinator with copies of all media and web links you publish about MFBB (including articles, photos, videos, etc.) Digital copies may be sent via email. Hard copies of printed publications may be sent to our mailing address.
  • Media Pass Privileges

    • Media access to MFBB will grant you entrance into the festival through the appropriate dayʼs wristband. You will not need a separate ticket. Media passes may be revoked at any time.
    • Media Passes include festival admittance only. No Backstage or Photo Pit Access.
    • Photo Passes include festival admittance only. No Backstage Access or Photo Pit Access without advance permission.
  • Media Pass Application

  • Your Contact Info

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  • Requesting a Second Media Pass

    Second media passes for an organization may be requested, but are not guaranteed. To request a pass for the second person who will attend if two passes are issued, please send the Media Coordinator the following information.
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