For Wind Creek Steel Stage
ArtsQuest has a limited amount of complimentary concert review passes available for accredited media for performances on the Wind Creek Steel Stage. Media members interested in reviewing a concert(s) must complete our registration form for consideration for review tickets. Requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Preference is given to outlets that have a proven track record of covering previous Musikfests and similar festivals.
Outlets interested in covering performances at the Wind Creek Steel Stage must complete our registration form to request photo and video passes. Requests for coverage will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and are subject to artist management approval.
Each media member must complete their own form. Editors must submit a different form for each staff or freelance request.
Musikfest Media Center
Bethlehem Visitor Center at SteelStacks
711 E. First St., Second Floor (enter off First Street)
Hours: 5-9 p.m. Daily.
All media members (other than concert reviewers) must stop by the Musikfest Media Center to secure daily media credentials necessary for covering the festival. The Media Center also offers internet access, Musikfest information and media kits, work areas for filing stories and hosts to escort you and answer questions about the festival.
Media credentials are issued only to accredited media members covering the festival for legitimate publications, sites, networks and radio/television stations. Credentials are valid only for the date of issue and are available only from the Media Center; they are non transferable and may be revoked at any time. Please note: General festival media credentials do not grant access to the Wind Creek Steel Stage without a festival staff escort.
Concert Review Tickets
Requests for review tickets for Wind Creek Steel Stage concerts are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Preference is given to outlets that have a proven track record of covering previous Musikfests and similar festivals. Ticket requests must be made by completing the review request form. Media members who are reviewing concerts and are on deadline may bring their laptops to the concert.
Media Parking/Parking Passes
A limited number of parking passes are available to media outlets that request them in advance; a map of the Musikfest parking lots will be included with your parking passes when you receive them. Requests for parking passes must be made by completing the request form and must be received by Monday, July 18.
Concert Review Ticket and Parking Pass Pickup
All review tickets and parking passes can be picked up at the Banana Factory Arts Center front desk ahead of or during the festival. The Banana Factory Arts Center is located at 25 W. Third St., Bethlehem, Pa.
Photography & Video Guidelines
Requests to photograph or videotape any Wind Creek Steel Stage concerts are reviewed on a case-by-case basis and are subject to management approval. Preference will be given to major news outlets that have a proven track record of covering previous Musikfests and similar festivals. Requests for Photo/Video Passes must be made by completing the form.
Media should avoid using flash or lights when recording or taking photos of entertainers or an audience. Because of limited parking at the festival, members of the media will often have to walk through the festival grounds with their equipment. If a person needs help with equipment, they may contact the Media Center for assistance. Efforts will be made to accommodate television news trucks on the festival grounds if the station will be broadcasting live from Musikfest.
Festival Information, Programs & Images
Official Musikfest Program Books and media kits may be requested in advance by contacting the communications team, firstname.lastname@example.org. Program books and media kits are also available at the Musikfest Media Center during the event. Photographs of the festival are also available for accredited media use. Please note: Proper photo credit must be given when using these images.
Media may request interviews with Musikfest performers prior to the festival. Interview requests should be received as far in advance as possible and are subject to artist management approval. Day-of-show interviews are highly unlikely, unless requested in advance and approved by artist management.
Accredited media members may arrange for personalized tours of the Musikfest grounds and SteelStacks campus. To inquire about arranging a tour, please contact the communications team at email@example.com.