Why Buy an All-Access Festival Pass?
- Every purchase of a MAMF pass gets you:
- A free Maximum Ames record of your choice.
- Entered into an epic drawing to win a $500 Maximum Ames gift card. This can be used towards tickets to future Maximum Ames events (including the festival), Maximum Ames Records, or the Iowa Music Store. This drawing will only take place if we sell 100 or more All-Access Passes! So tell your friends to commit for a chance at MA Glory!
An All-Access Festival Pass is an incredible deal for music fans. The wristband allows you to move around Ames from show to show as you please and see over 100 bands from all over the country playing in every type of space in Ames. The All-Access Pass is your passport to an unparalleled cultural tour of our community!
Purchasing a festival pass is an investment in your community. Maximum Ames Music Festival is planned and operated by artists, technicians and organizers who live right here in town and strive every day to contribute to the cultural life of Ames. When you buy a festival pass you are directly supporting Iowa art. Of the 130 bands that will play the festival, 100 of them are from right here in Iowa! We are proud to be one of the largest gatherings of Iowa musicians in the state.
A pass is a great deal. You get the chance to see 130 bands for only $100: that’s only .77 cents per band! If you plan to attend a number of shows and see the headlining acts you will save money by purchasing a festival pass. When you have an All-Access Pass you can move from show to show at your discretion, which will lead you to discover new talent that you would never have encountered otherwise. We meticulously plan the schedule to accommodate these types of beautiful discoveries.
Maximum Ames Music Festival is a four-day celebration of music and culture that will take place at dozens of venues all over Ames. The festival will feature acts from Iowa and the Midwest as well as excellent nationally prominent touring acts. The goal of MAMF is to fill Ames with music for full weekend and give a boost to the local economy by hosting shows in many different venues and in multiple cultural districts throughout the community. We are eager to foster collaborations between artists, businesses and organizations to create a unique and exciting event that celebrates Ames and maximizes our cultural potential.