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Alyssa Stormes

Call for MN Musicians for Music Video Production

Location: MN — Twin Cities Metro
Type: RFP / RFQs

Deadline: 06/14/2024

Other Criteria:
No entry fee required
Open to artists statewide


Calling all Minnesota musicians! Are you an unsigned artist or band that is ready to make your first (or next) music video? Apply today!

This opportunity is made possible through a Creative Individuals grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. There is no cost to the musician for participating in this opportunity.

Alyssa is a Twin Cities based filmmaker and musician looking for bands/acts to produce a music video for as part of a grant program. The opportunity consists of production of the video, two cohort meetings, and a final screening and performance. Three bands/acts will be chosen for this opportunity.

The final screening is meant to bring different audiences together from different genres, so any and all kind of bands, duos, trios, groups, and soloists are encouraged to apply. If your genre is underrepresented in music videos, you’re in the right place!


– Must reside in Minnesota. (If not in the Twin Cities, must be willing to travel to the Metro)
– All members must be over 18.
– Must be an unsigned or independent musician/group.
– Preference is given to those who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and/or disabled. Disability is defined for this application to include social and economic disabilities as it relates to gender and racial bias in the music industry.
– Must have a finished, unreleased song in a shareable format.
– Must be able to perform selected song live during final screening event.
– All groups must be willing to sign an artist contract and commit to participating fully in this opportunity.


June 14, 2024: Application deadline
June17, 2024: Depending on number of applicants, finalists notified
June 21, 2024: All groups notified of status of application
July-September: Production
Between first and second shoot: Cohort meeting 1
After all shoots, before event: Cohort meeting 2
Fall 2024 (October or November): Final screening event

Full information and application can be found at Email questions to