The 2024 GVL Fest Press Application is now open. For onsite credential requests from members of the press, please fill out this official request form.

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Thank you for your interest in Greenville Country Music Fest® 2024. Media interested in covering GVL Fest must accept the guidelines and complete the application below. Credentials are limited, and final approval is based on review of each application. Credentials are limited and will not be issued to non-working media.


Please read the following guidelines in reference to media credentials for Greenville Country Music Fest® (GVL Fest) 2024 presented by Southern Entertainment (SE). In submitting your application, you acknowledge that you have read and understand these guidelines and agree to the terms and conditions, as outlined below.

GVL Fest will consider applications from accredited media people who cover entertainment on a regular basis. Upon approval, identification (Government issued ID/passport) will be required to approved your media pass and to issue onsite.

Not all applications will be approved. Please remember your application is only a request for credentials.

All requests will be responded to by September 30, 2024.

Please note: All applications must be complete to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications received after September 30, 2024 may be considered on a case by case basis.


Only working media persons, representing accredited media outlets will be considered. All media must submit a completed application and any required materials to be considered. GVL Fest/SE reserves the right to request a letter from an assigning editor confirming assignment, an outline of intended event coverage and/or samples of similar event coverage within the last calendar year.


Applications for web publications/bloggers will be closely evaluated and limited.


GVL Fest/SE will not entertain applications from freelance media persons, including photographers, who are not on a documented assignment. GVL Fest/SE will require a letter from the outlet of the freelance media person’s confirmed assignment. Otherwise, freelance applications will not be accepted.


Any credentialed photographers are only permitted to photograph GVL Fest grounds and crowd ONLY. Photo clearance for all headlining artists must be coordinated via GVL Fest/SE. Approval to photograph headlining artists will be at the sole discretion of GVL Fest/SE and artist management, and you will be notified by a GVL Fest/SE representative if you’ve been approved. DO NOT contact artist management directly.


There is zero use of drones permitted by any member of media above the festival grounds or surrounding it. Videography is prohibited unless approved special assignment/credential. Anyone in violation of this policy, their GVL Fest credentials will be revoked immediately, jeopardizing credential privileges of the entire media outlet in which they represent. While use of video cameras/recording devices is not permitted inside festival grounds, you may record or go live from outside the festival gates and the perimeter of the festival grounds.