Media passes for Bands of America events are issued ON SITE ONLY with proper working media credentials as detailed below. Music for All does not accept requests in advance for media credentials or passes (the exception being certain qualified requests for video news media passes, see Media Credential Policy).
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR A BOA EVENT MEDIA PASS?
Bands of America event “Media Passes" are intended for representatives of official news media outlets only (i.e. newspapers, television, radio, periodical publications), with valid credentials from the news outlet they represent. Student yearbook or school newspapers are eligible with valid school media credentials.
“Band photographers" who do not have valid media outlet credentials do NOT meet the criteria for a Bands of America event MEDIA pass. Still photography of any kind MAY be used in the spectator seating areas. “Official Band Photographers" are still allowed, so long as such person uses one of the band’s field passes in order to take photographs in the behind-the-scenes, pass-restricted pre-performance areas and such photos are not be sold, distributed, duplicated or placed on the web in any downloadable fashion.
WHERE AND HOW ARE PASSES OBTAINED?
A media representative is required to show official working media credentials in order to pick up a Bands of America event MEDIA pass and must sign in at the ticket window with name and media outlet. See Media Credential policy below for further details on video.
MEDIA CREDENTIAL POLICY
Please be sure to read the BOA Media Credential Policy for more information on what you can and can’t do with a Media credential.
Download BOA Media Credential Policy PDF