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7/10/13 - Mountain Xpress Features
"Be it a folk artist in search of an art festival or a state fair in search of a fried Snickers-bar vendor, has it covered. The Asheville-based website has the largest database of craft shows, fairs and music and art festivals in the United States and Canada, featuring 26,000+ events."

1/25/08 - Kim Komando Features Festival Network Online as the Cool Site of the day!
Resulting in Record High One Day Traffic.
On Friday, January 25th 22,000+ people visited FN, a record day for traffic.
"...Visit Festival Network Online. This site lists festivals and shows indoor and out.  Searching for shows is a snap. Just click on the map for a state-wide listing. Or, use the search tools to find local events. Then get out and have some fun!"

12/02/07 -
Indie-Music Interviews Kurt Irmiter: Co-Owner of FN
"If you want to work in the festival market, you can. You must be very organized and contact many events to get booked. Booking entertainment is very subjective, if you contact enough events and show them what you have to offer, a few of them will want to book you. It is a numbers game and FN provides the resource for you to go out and play the game."

1/26/06 -
FN owner Kurt Irmiter being interviewed by The Thriving Artist owner Steve Popkin as they discuss the business of art shows, marketing websites, and capturing a loyal fanbase. 

11/10/05 - "Festival Network Online- Find more Pay for Play Venues!"
The Association of Inflatable Rental Company Operators owner Scottie Claiborne interviewed FestivalNet's Marketing Chick Julie Cochrane. 

12/31/04 - "New Search by Distance Feature Offers Improved Access to 14,000 Events"
Absolute Arts features FN in their "Indepth Arts News".

10/07/03 -  USA Today interview with Kurt. 

Press Release Archives
July 2016: FestivalNet Celebrates 20 Years In Business With A Stylish Revamp & $20 Off For 20 Days Only!
May 2014: How Common Sense and Karma Have Kept One of the First-Wave Internet Start-Ups Alive to Celebrate 18 Years
November 2013: North Carolina "Small Business" Out-Performs "Big Business" Competitors
January 2006: Festival Network Online Eclipses 18,000 Events
August 2003: Festival Network Online Announces Radius Search Option