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. 72 Groovin' with Joe Hertler and The Rainbow Seekers

Welcome back festival friends! On this episode our host, Pat Tully talks with Joe Hertler to get the story behind the Michigan music scene and his band, The Rainbow Seekers. Joe was making his own music in college, then began collaborating with his good friend Ryan Hoger and The Rainbow Seekers were...

October 28th, 2022
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Ep. 71 Dixon’s Violin: The World’s Premier Visionary Violinist

Welcome back festival friends! We love talking music on FPS and the more unique, the better. On this episode, our Host, Pat Tully talks with the incredibly unique sound of Dixon’s Violin, the world’s premier visionary violinist. What makes him so unique is how Dixon merges his love of technology wit...

October 4th, 2022
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Ep. 70 Crystal Starr: The Girl with the Golden Voice

Music fans, festival fans, you are in for a treat on this episode of FestivalPass Stories as our Host, Pat Tully, interviews award winning recording artist, Crystal Starr...and yes, she would like you to know that is her real name! Crystal takes us inside the “Starrship,” her home recording studio, ...

September 27th, 2022
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All Episodes

October 28th, 2022

Ep. 72 Groovin' with Joe Hertler and The Rainbow Seekers

October 4th, 2022

Ep. 71 Dixon’s Violin: The World’s Premier Visionary Violinist

September 27th, 2022

Ep. 70 Crystal Starr: The Girl with the Golden Voice

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

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