In the News: The 7th Annual LFM Music Video Showcase Official Line-up of Events

The 7th Annual MUSIC VIDEO SHOWCASE is March 1st-4th!

Live From Memphis has just announced the largest Music Video Showcase ever! 57 music videos in 4 screenings, 4 art openings, 3 panels, 3 mini-music showcases, 3 parties all in ONE awesome weekend!

The 7th Annual Music Video Showcase will be presenting music videos from local, national, and international musicians and filmmakers. Bands include Don Trip, Snowglobe, The National, The Lost Sounds, North Mississippi Allstars, Eleanor Friedberger (of The Fiery Furnaces), Goyte, Memphis Dawls, Youth Lagoon, and so many more!

Music Videos will screen Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at The Warehouse (36 E. GE Patterson). For a complete list of the videos and screening times visit MusicVideoShowcase.com.

In addition to the traditional music video showcases, Live From Memphis has partnered with several others community organizations to bring you even more music and art!

Mini-Music Showcases are being hosted by Goner Records, Neosoulville, and Visible Music School. There will be live music all day on Saturday at The Warehouse, starting at 1pm.

Art Openings will be throughout the weekend. ArtsMemphis presents Our Vibe. Our City. at Power House (45 E. GE Patterson): Rashaad Newsome’s Swag presented by Crosstown Arts opens Thursday at 5pm with an Artist Lecture at 6pm, Rozelle Artists Guild will open their 3rd Annual Project Sketchbook Friday beginning at 4pm, and the MCA Cinema Seven will present Triggered, also opening Friday at 4pm. All Power House events are free and open to the public. An additional art event – MOTO-AVX, presented by P2C2E – opens Friday at 4pm at The Warehouse.

The Memphis Music Foundation, The Memphis and Shelby Co. Film & Television Commission, and Live From Memphis will host a series of panels and workshops Saturday at Earnestine & Hazel’s (531 S. Main St.). Panelists include music video historian Stephen Pitalo (New York), music video director and concert producer Jon Small (Nashville), and VP of Marketing for Topspin Media Bob Moczydlowsky (Los Angeles). (Panels are free and open to the public.)

Sunday is packed with even more local music videos as FuelFilm premieres the videos produced in the 48 Music Video Launch. Then, two bonus showcases of Memphis-made music videos screen at The Lagniappe Fest. Bands include The Oblivians, Courtesy, Cities Aviv, Side Street Steppers, Knowledge Nick, and more.

And of course, there’s gonna be some PARTIES! Thursday, the Live From Memphis studios host the Opening Night Reception from 8-11pm, Friday will be the Dance Party with DJ Steve Anne from 9:30 to midnight, and Saturday will feature the Award Show hosted by Memphis Jones and featuring performances by Memphis Dawls, Artistik Approach, and Modern Convenience.

Weekend passes are only $25. For more information about LFM’s Music Video Showcase and to purchase advance tickets, visit MusicVideoShowcase.com.

Below is a list of events by date and location—trust us, you don’t want to miss this weekend!

Live From Memphis, in collaboration with Downtown Memphis Commission, ArtsMemphis, Rozelle Artists Guild, Crosstown Arts, P2C2E, Goner Records, Neosoulville, and Visible Music College presents…

The 7th Annual Music Video Showcase:

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Powerhouse Events:
5-7p – Rashaad Newsome: Swag Opening (presented by Crosstown Arts)
Live From Memphis Studio Events:
8-11p – Opening Night Party

Friday, March 2, 2012
The Warehouse Events:
4-8p – Opening of MOTO-AVX (presented by P2C2E)
8-9:30p – Music Video Showcase #1
9:30-Midnight – Dance Party with DJ Steve Anne
Powerhouse Events:
4-9p – Opening of the 3rd Annual Project Sketchbook (presented by Rozelle Artists Guild) 4-9p – Opening of Triggered (presented by the MCA Cinema Seven and ArtsMemphis) 4-9p – Rashaad Newsome: Swag (continues)

Saturday, March 3, 2012
The Warehouse Events:
1p – Visible Music School Music Showcase 3p – Neosoulville Music Showcase 5p – Goner Records Music Showcase 8-9:30p – Music Video Showcase #2 9:30-Midnight – Awards Show and After Party
Panels at Earnestine & Hazel’s:
1p – Golden Age of Music Videos with Stephen Pitalo 2:15p – What a Director Needs to Know with Jon Small (presented by the Memphis & Shelby Co. Film & TV Commission) 3:30p – Direct-to-Fan Marketing Workshop with Bob Moczydlowsky (presented by the Music Foundation)
Powerhouse Events:
12-8p – Project Sketchbook (continues) 12-8p – Triggered (continues) 12-8p – Rashaad Newsome: Swag (continues)

Sunday, March 4, 2012
The Warehouse Events:
2p – 48 Hour Music Video Launch Premiere 4p – Lagniappe Music Video Showcase #1
5p – Lagniappe Music Video Showcase #2

Additional sponsorship and support from Red Wax, Brook Museum of Art, Young Avenue Sound, the Warehouse, Memphis Music Foundation, Music Clout, Five in One, Powered by Memphis, Amurica Photo, Memphis Music Commission, Indie Memphis, Smart City Consulting, Topspin Media, Tennessee Queer, The Memphis & Shelby County Film Commission, Memphis Flyer, Stax Museum, Rock-n-Soul Museum, Madison Line Records, Lokion, Alarum Pictures, Hooper Troopers, Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau, Fuel Cafe, Fuel Film, and Earnestine & Hazelʼs.

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