Media Contact and Information

Media Contact

I’d love to work with you on any story ideas about the 2018 festival, the artists, organizers and just about anything related to Springing the Blues! Shoot me an email!

Jill Matejcek

2018 Media Assets

Who qualifies for media credentials?

Reporters and photographers must be on assignment for a newspaper, magazine, radio station, or music, entertainment or travel related website. Freelance photographers and writers must be on assignment for a specific publication. We will not provide credentials for spec photography, freelance writers not on an assignment, or portfolio photographers.

Sorry, credentials are not available to guests, family members, or media personnel not currently on assignment.

With your media credentials, you have access to the following areas:

  • Artist check-in on the west side of the stage
  • Stage front
  • Dining area and bar where you can find many artists before and after their sets
  • Please remember, we have two stages. The Blues Lounge is located on 2nd Street North, next to the marketplace.

No photographers are allowed on stage or back stage. While  at the stage front, please be respectful of fans seated in the VIP area.

Making your request

Please send your request for credentials to and include the following information:

  • First and last name
  • Name of your media outlet
  • Mobile phone number, including area code
  • Email
  • Number of media passes requested
  • Website
  • Region/market covered
  • Media reach: what is the # of printed copies? Monthly unique website visitors?