MerleFest 2021 Media Application

Please complete the following online Media Credential Request and submit using the blue button below.

Important! A separate form should be submitted for each representative requesting a media credential (laminate and entry wristband).

Media Credential request applications will be accepted June 3, 2021 through August 2, 2021.

Media Information

Links to 2019 MerleFest coverage media

If you received media passes in 2019; please provide links to all original news articles, features, radio specials, blogs, etc. that were printed/posted/aired as a result of your coverage at MerleFest 2019.

Upload files containing 2019 MerleFest coverage media

In addition to the links above; 2019 MerleFest media files may be uploaded here.

Never covered MerleFest? (Link upload)

If you have never covered MerleFest, please provide links or files below to your previous coverage of other music/entertainment industry events in the past year.

Never covered MerleFest? (File upload)

If you have never covered MerleFest, in addition to the links above, please provide files below to your previous coverage of other music/entertainment industry events in the past year.


If you would like to send additional or all your information needed above, please send a PDF or Word document via e-mail.

On which media platform(s) will your MerleFest coverage appear?

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Credential days requested

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We will make every effort to provide the days you have requested; please note that your planned MerleFest coverage - as you have detailed it above - will help us determine your credentials (media laminate and entry wristband). Members of the radio promotion partnership will only receive a media laminate; RPP members get entry wristbands through the RPP program.

All media credential applications must be submitted by August 2, 2021.

Questions? Contact:
Maria Ivey, IVPR
Phone: 615-306-0737
maria@ivpr.co

Disclaimers

Consent Disclaimer

The media application for MerleFest 2021 is now open. If you are interested in covering the festival again this year, please double check that all information on your profile is correct and resubmit the application.

Please direct any questions to Maria Ivey (maria@ivpr.co).
Thank you!

About the Event

MerleFest is a celebration of ‘traditional plus’ music, a unique mix of music based on the traditional, roots-oriented sounds of the Appalachian region, including bluegrass and old-time music, and expanded to include Americana, country, blues, rock and many other styles.

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Contact Us

Email: merlefest@wilkescc.edu
Phone (U.S.): (800) 343-7857
Phone (Outside U.S.): (336) 838-6267

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