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Media Guidelines

Media Coordinator
Kim Asbill
3 Rivers Music Festival
P.O. Box 3638
Columbia, SC 29230
803-401-8990 phone
803-808-1619 fax

Media credentials for 3 Rivers Music Festival 2006 are available only to reporters and photographers working on assignment for a newspaper, magazine, radio or television station, or network. All freelancers must be on assignment. To request a media badge, outlets should mail a request on official letterhead, signed by an editor or news director and a copy of the publication, if applicable, to the address above.

Requests can also be faxed or emailed. Your request should be received prior to the close of business on Friday, April 7, 2006. Please also indicate if you are willing to provide tear sheets of your coverage following this year's event.

Media Check-In
Advance media check-in will be at Festival headquarters located at 1511 Taylor Street. Passes may be picked up Thursday, April 20 and Friday, April 21. On-site media check-in will also be available for pre-approved media outlets. You will be required to show your picture ID and credentials to check out your media pass. By requesting media passes, you agree to abide by all Festival regulations.

3 Rivers Music Festival maintains an experienced on-site media relations team in order to provide you with the greatest possible assistance. To increase the chances of getting the interviews you desire, please submit your interview requests as early as possible. Interviews will not be setup at the festival. For more information, or to make a request, please email

The 3 Rivers Music Festival photography policy is the first three songs from the pit unless otherwise authorized. Some acts may prohibit photography entirely by contract. Please abide by the instructions of the stage managers and/or media relations team members at all times.

Backstage Policy
Media credentials do not guarantee you access to backstage and other off-limits areas. To be sure you have access to necessary areas for interviews, photography, etc., please make sure you have been in contact with the festival media coordinator in advance of the festival and have made arrangements to be escorted to your interview. For more information, please call 803-401-8990.

Request for on-site vehicle parking will be granted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please specify your parking needs.

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