Sea.Hear.Now Festival Press Application

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  • Thank you for your interest in SEA.HEAR.NOW FESTIVAL, taking place September 19-20, 2020 at North Beach and Bradley Park in Asbury Park, NJ.

    To apply for a MEDIA or PHOTO pass, please read the guidelines below and click the button to proceed to the Official Application Form. Please remember this is only a request, and it may not be approved.

    Applications are one per person. Each person from your outlet must fill out their own application. Approved credentials are not transferable.

    APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY September 4, 2020. We cannot review or consider applications received after this date. You will be notified of your application status by September 8, 2020. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

    In order to be considered for MEDIA or PHOTO credentials, you MUST BE ON ASSIGNMENT with coverage secured. Every assignment will be verified with an editor/advisor.

    Please note: The MEDIA pass offers access into the festival and into the press lounge. The PHOTO pass offers access into the festival, the press lounge and the photo pits at the combined discretion of Sea.Hear.Now Festival and the bands.


    RADIO STATIONS: Please be as specific as possible about your coverage plans, and any on-site broadcasting you wish to do.


    BLOGS/ONLINE: Please help us by providing detailed information about your website and your coverage plans.

    FREELANCE PRINT MEDIA: All attending media MUST be on assignment with coverage secured. We will be contacting your editor to confirm your assignment upon submitting your application.


    PHOTOGRAPHERS ON ASSIGNMENT: Any photographer wishing to apply for a PHOTO pass must be on a confirmed editorial assignment. We will only credential photographers with SLR, detachable lens cameras. Point-and-shoot cameras will not be permitted in the photo pits, a policy enforced by security.

    PORTFOLIO PHOTOGRAPHY: We are only able to consider photographers who are on confirmed editorial assignments. Requests for credentials for personal portfolios will not be approved.

    RADIO/COLLEGE PAPER PHOTOGRAPHERS: Photo passes for radio and college photographers are limited.


    FILMING IS NOT ALLOWED without direct approval from the Sea.Hear.Now PR Team prior to the festival. Of those approved, video camera use is restricted to the press lounge and on-site with an escort from the festival. You will be required to request escort time in advance of the festival. Filming of performances is prohibited.

    All applicants will be contacted with confirmation or denial of the request.

    Thank you in advance for your time and we appreciate your interest!