Tuesday, December 6: Film Programming Revealed

Wednesday, October 5: Initial Music Lineup Announcement

2017 LOGO

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Advance Interview Requests

For advance interview requests, please e-mail press@bigearsfestival.com.

Please do not send any solicitations to this e-mail. Any questions or proposals regarding the marketing and advertising of the event can be directed to marketing@bigearsfestival.com.

Credential Requests

E-mail all requests to press@bigearsfestival.com.

Information regarding press credentials to cover Big Ears 2017 will be released in the coming weeks.

On-Staff Freelancer

If you are on staff at a daily or weekly newspaper, online publication or radio or TV station, please e-mail the following information: Your name and title, your publication’s name, circulation or viewership, links to past coverage (if applicable), and description of planned pre/during/post-fest coverage for 2017.

If you are a freelancer, please have an assigning editor submit the above request.


If you represent a college publication or radio station, please have an assigning editor/station manager submit the request. In addition to the information noted previously, please note the size of your school’s student body.

All media requesting a photo pass will be required to sign a release. This release will be sent to you along with return instructions in your e-mailed confirmation.

Please be sure to note if you are also requesting a pass to bring in a camera with a removable lens. Photo passes will only be given to those using cameras with removable lenses, and only those with photo passes will be allowed into the pit (where applicable).