Gregg Kirk, founder of the Ticked Off Music Fest, was featured on a “12 On Health” segment on Connecticut News Channel 12 on Friday, July 1, 2016.

The interview by Gillian Neff covers tick awareness, details of diagnosis and treatment problems with Lyme disease and proper tick extraction. It also focuses on the patient fund Kirk founded for the Ticked Off Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to supporting patients in financial and medical crisis.

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Les “Survivorman” Stroud and Gregg Kirk, founder of the Ticked Off Music Fest, were both featured on the “Sunrise Honolulu” morning show on Hawaii News Now on Friday, January 22, 2016.

The interview features questions about Lyme disease awareness on the Hawaiian islands, details of the patient fund Kirk founded, and updates on Les’ hit TV show, “Survivorman.” Both guests were also promoting the Ticked Off Music Fest Hawaii event they both played the following night with Melissa Cox and Mike Love.

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Gregg Kirk, founder of the Ticked Off Music Fest, was featured in the 2014 year-end wrap up in The Hub, which is Musician’s Friend‘s online magazine. Musician’s Friend is a well-known musical instrument store in the US that also features exclusive content directed at musicians.

The article focuses on Kirk’s band The Zen Engine‘s CD release “Everything” as well as his creation of the Ticked Off Music Fest. The feature also mentions the upcoming concerts planned for all of 2015 to benefit Lyme disease research and awareness.

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The Huffington Post featured a photo essay and taped interview with Delaware native Sarah Davenport on November 24, 2015, who mentions the Ticked Off Music Fest and founder Gregg Kirk’s efforts to support her through funding and medical aid. The recorded interview is 23:33 long and mentions the Ticked Off Fest at the 17:10 mark.

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The Capital Gazette featured an extensive photo wrap up of Ticked Off Music Fest Annapolis in their August 29, 2014 issue.

The photo gallery spotlighted shots of performers Dirk Schwenk, Gregg Kirk and Alisa Turner as well as images of the Lyme Quilt that was displayed at the August 28, 2014 event.

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Baltimore’s WBAL-TV channel 11 featured Ticked Off Music Fest Annapolis in an August 27, 2014 TV segment.

Reporter Jennifer Franciotti interviewed performer Dirk Schwenk who spoke of his family’s brush with Lyme disease and previewed the upcoming festival that took place at the Loews Hotel Power House on August 28, 2014.

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The Baltimore Sun spotlights Ticked Off Music Fest Annapolis co-orgainzers Gregg Kirk and Karen Owen in their August 21, 2014 issue.

Both talked about the difficulties with Lyme disease and tick-borne diagnosis and treatment in the Annapolis, MD area and previewed the upcoming festival that took place at the Loews Hotel Power House on August 28, 2014.

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The Florida Times-Union featured Les “Survivorman” Stroud in their May 13, 2014 issue, previewing the Lyme in the South Music Fest held in Jacksonville, FL on May 17, 2014

Stroud, famous for his hit TV series “Survivorman,” was one of the featured performers that night as well as Pat DiNizio from The Smithereens, Alisa Turner and Gregg Kirk of The Zen Engines.

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Gregg Kirk was interviewed by Lanea Stagg on Thursday, April 18, 2013 on Lanea’s “Recipe Records Cookbook” show on BlogTalkRadio. The weekly internet radio program features music and food lovers alike with the motto: “Food for Thought, Food for the Soul, Food for the Love of Rock & Roll!”

Gregg talked about details of the upcoming kickoff event of the Ticked Off Music Fest that will take place Saturday, June 15, 2013 at the World Cafe Live at the Queen in Wilmington, DE.

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