Music Video Asheville ticket giveaway

The videos have been filmed, the submissions are in, and, for the sixth year, Music Video Asheville gears up to celebrate local musicians and filmmakers. The event takes place at The Cinebarre on Wednesday, April 24. 6 p.m. networking party, 7-10 p.m. screening, 10:30 p.m. awards ceremony. $8/$10. 

Xpress will give away a pair of ticket to the event through Facebook. To win, find this post on the Mountain Xpress Facebook page. In the comments field, enter the name (song title and band) of your all-time favorite music video (local or otherwise). Entries will be collected until 5 p.m. today (Thursday, April 18). A winner will be drawn at random and announced tomorrow at noon.

Ashley Chambliss Music video – My Universe from Jaime Byrd on Vimeo.

More about the Music Video Asheville event: “Grammy-style attire with Asheville flair” is suggested for those attending. Previous winning videos include “5150” by Chachillie, “Skeleton Crew” by Kovacs and the Polar Bear and “Muddy Vishnu” by Jonathan Scales among others. Submissions compete to win a $500 cash prize and studio time at Echo Mountain. This year’s finalists are:

• Aaron Winterhalter “Cotton Candy”
• Ashley Chambliss “My Universe”
• Free Radio “Something in the Water”
• Pam Jones “Good Notion”
• Steep Canyon Rangers “Long Shot”
• The Archrivals “Alice”
• Futur Primitif “Digital Space”
• Red Honey “Bang Bang”
• E. Normus Trio “Love”
• Drunken Prayer “Missionfield”


• Tin Pan Algorithm “Intents and Purposes”
• Yo Momma’s Big Fat Booty band “Lovin’”
• Letters to Abigail “Angel in Ordinary Shoes”
• Snake Oil Medicine Show “Bluegrasstafari”
• Pierce Edens and the Dirty Work “Money”
• Agent 23 Skidoo “Gotta Be You”
• Hunter Bennett “All Smiles”
• Comet West “Bear Trap”


• Alpha Lee “Agent 21/New World Order”
• The Broadcast “Documentary Episodes 1 and 2”
• Vertigo Jazz Project “Dot Dot Dash”
• Town Mountain “Up the Ladder”
• Crazy Horse and Colston “Goodness Gracious”


• Paper Tiger “Daylight”
• Jaime Lauren Webb “Buffalo”
• Jeff Santiago Y Los Gatos Negros “NYC”
• Underhill Rose “I Wanna Love You”
• Kristin Luna Ray “Sitaram”
• Sirius b. “Belamorkanal a.k.a. Train Song”
• Total War “All You Have Tonight”
• Brian Adam Smith “Doc Watson Sitting Beside Himself”
• Glory on the Floor (feat. Sofia Miller) “Cold Fashioned”
• Free Radio “World Turn”

Xpress will share as many of these videos as we’re able to, leading up to the April 24 awards ceremony.
Photo by Kristen M Greene at KMG*Photograph



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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall has lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. She is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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