15th Annual Music Video Asheville Awards
Wed Sep 13

15th Annual Music Video Asheville Awards

DATE: Wednesday, September 13, 2023
DOORS: 5:30 PM
Live on the Indoor Stage
Genre: Awards Ceremony & Music Video Screening
Age Limit: All Ages are Welcome
Price: $12 ADV / $15 DOS
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Salvage Station will host the The 15th Annual Music Video Asheville Awards on Wednesday, September 13th, 2023! Doors open at 5:30PM, and programming kicks off at 6:30PM with live music, followed by the awards ceremony and video screening! This is a General Admission, ALL AGES show. Tickets on sale NOW,($12 ADV/ $15 DOS)! This is a RED CARPET event, so when you show up, be dressed to show out!

Root Down will be serving their delicious twist on Southern Soul Food PLUS we will have our FULL bar open for you to enjoy!

Scroll to the bottom for day of event information and policies.

About MVA:

Music Video Asheville is an annual event that showcases the collaborations between filmmakers and musicians. Area bands submit their music videos and the best 90 minutes of videos are selected for a viewing and awards ceremony in Downtown Asheville. The red carpet event is a celebration of the creative, unique and diverse music community we have here in the heart of Western North Carolina.

Please join us on September 13th for another night of Music Videos!

Awards & Prizes

Prize Categories
Judge’s Choice – $500 cash prize
People’s Choice – Echo Mountain Recording Gift Certificate for 8 Hour Day of Recording

Award Categories
Best Director, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects, Best Music Production, Best Wardrobe/Makeup

UPDATE: We are including two new awards for those who enter from outside of the Asheville area. The two additional awards will not be screened at the festival but will receive laurels. The new awards are Best of Not Asheville – USA and Best of Not Asheville – International.

Day of event information and venue policies:

PARKING: DO NOT park along the railroad tracks, bike lanes, or at other businesses along Riverside Drive! YOU WILL BE TOWED! FREE ON-SITE parking is available for this event. 

AGE LIMIT: All-ages are welcome; minors must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Kids under 7 are free.

REQUIRED: Shirts + shoes are required at all times while on property (this used to be a salvage yard and can be very dangerous for bare feet). 

FOOD/BEVERAGE: We will have Root Down Kitchen open with options for everyone, so come hungry! Please, no outside food, drinks are allowed into the venue. Multiple full bars will be open with an incredible selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic options. EMPTY water bottles are allowed in an effort to cut down on waste. Remember to reduce, reuse and recycle and LEAVE NO TRACE (aka- put your used items in the proper bins when done). 

BAG POLICY: ALL guests are subject to being searched prior to entry. No large bags or backpacks allowed into the venue. For fastest entry, bring a small, clear bag for your personal belongings. 


-No Pets or Animals

-No camping chairs or blankets

-No firearms, knives, weapons, pepper spray, fireworks, or projectiles of any kind

-No drugs, drug paraphernalia, or illegal substances of any kind

-No personal video cameras, Go-Pros, drones, or lasers

-No professional audio, video, or audio recording equipment – (including detachable lenses, tripods, zooms, or commercial use rigs) without proper credentials

-No inflatables

-No tents or easy-ups

-No frisbees, hula hoops, or balls

Check out our FAQ page here to learn more.

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