Clifford Brown Jazz Festival Accreditation

Thank you for your interest in covering the 2019 Clifford Brown Jazz Festival! Please send all press and media inquiries to Press registration is open through June 12, 2019. After this date, no submissions will be considered. You will be notified of your application status by June 15, 2019.

Please note the following:

  • By requesting a press/media credential, you agree to all terms and conditions set forth by the City of Wilmington Division of Cultural Affairs
  • The Festival reserves the right to approve or deny accreditation. The decision is final and cannot be appealed.
  • You will be notified regarding the status of your application by June 15th. If your application is approved, we will send you specific details regarding your credential and the press offerings at the Festival.
  • Walk-up requests for press credentials will not be granted.
  • If you are a freelance journalist, you must be on assignment from a media outlet. Photographers must also be on assignment. Spec photography, portfolio photography, and personal website photography are not valid assignments. If you are a freelance journalist or photographer, you must be on assignment from a publication and provide an official letter of assignment on company letterhead.
  • We will only credential photographers with SLR, detachable lens cameras. Point-and-shoot cameras will not be permitted in the photo pits.
  • The Media Pass gives you access to the festival and into the Media Lounge only. The Press Pass gives you access into the festival, into the Media Lounge, and into the photo pits at the discretion of the Office of Cultural Affairs staff.

Additionally, if you are approved for press/media credentials we ask that photos of the full festival be taken (artist, audience, vending stations, etc).

Lastly, you may be required to sign a release of liability and/or a photo release prior to receiving your credentials.

For all press and media questions please email with “Press Question” in the subject line.



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