About the Podcast

Behind the scene stories of the world's greatest live events.

You will go behind the stage of the best music festivals, the kitchen of celebrity chef tastings or the studio door to hear the stories of passion and inspiration that launched some of the world’s best festivals.

Through FestivalPass Stories (FPS) you can experience ‘life lived live’ and hear the ‘why’ behind your favorite music, film, food, theater and sports events.

Each week, FPS Host Pat Tully will bring his two decades of live event hosting experience to deliver a new story from a festival founder or the talent that drives event lovers, like you.

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Pat Tully

For nearly 20 years, Pat Tully has been hosting live events across the United States. He brings that experience to the table as the Host of the new Festival Pass Stories (FPS) Podcast, a series, as told by the people who create festivals and make them come to life.

FPS will take you behind the stage, kitchen or studio door to hear the stories of passion and inspiration of some of the world’s most beloved festivals.

From corporate events to non-profit fundraisers, Pat Tully has hosted over 1000 live events and interviewed some of the country’s most influential business and thought leaders as well as professional athletes, entertainers and A-list celebrities.

Each week FPS will bring you a different story from a festival founder or the talent that drives festival lovers to their annual events.

Hear the start-up stories and how an idea went from what if? To what’s next.

If there’s a festival for everything, then there’s a story to every festival and FPS delivers them to you, so you can live life live.

Latest Episodes

Ep. 69 Everything Food with Chef Dennis Littley

Welcome back festival friends. Today, our host, Pat Tully sits down with Food Blogger, Content Creator, Brand Ambassador, Culinary Traveler, Recipe Developer and Social Media Consultant Chef Dennis Littley. Yes, the man has done it all from institutional food service for hundreds a day to small priv...

September 20th, 2022
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Ep. 68 Grammy Award winning Ivan Jackson of Brasstracks

Ivan Jackson is the unique front man of Brasstracks. In this episode, Pat Tully sits down with Ivan to discuss his life in music and how his passion drives him. Growing up in a musical family, Ivan’s Dad was offered the band leader job on one of the longest running shows on TV. He tells the story of...

August 12th, 2022
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Ep. 67 Josh Antenucci, Founder of Candler Park Music Festival

Welcome back festival friends! When music and Summer meet in Atlanta it can mean only one thing: Festival season! On this episode, our host, Pat Tully, sits down with the founder of The Candler Park Music Festival, Josh Antenucci. Josh cut his teeth in the live events business in Washington, DC, whe...

May 17th, 2022
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All Episodes

September 20th, 2022

Ep. 69 Everything Food with Chef Dennis Littley

August 12th, 2022

Ep. 68 Grammy Award winning Ivan Jackson of Brasstracks

May 17th, 2022

Ep. 67 Josh Antenucci, Founder of Candler Park Music Festival

May 11th, 2022

Ep. 66 Scarborough Renaissance Festival: Tradition since 1981

April 26th, 2022

Ep. 65 Jim Ethridge, Founder of the Lost Art Music Festival

April 16th, 2022

Ep.64 Bill Small and the art of writing the perfect song

April 2nd, 2022

Ep. 63 Behind the Kitchen Door with Chef Paul Virant

March 2nd, 2022

Ep. 62 Co-founder of Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival, Julio Santo Domingo

February 19th, 2022

Ep. 61 Pursuing Dreams With The Non Renewed, a Denver-based Indie Rock Band

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