XYZ: Music Video Party + Gallery Show



Aria Fri, Apr 13, 2018 8:00 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$15.00 - Door
$10.00 - Advance


Friday, April 13 at 8:00pm
Aria - 105 North 1st Street, Minneapolis

Free admission for MSPIFF Passholders and MN Music Coalition Registrants

Join the XYZ party for $10 if you add the new "MSPIFF" app on your cell phone in advance or Friday night at the door at ARIA.

After selling out last year, we're excited to present “XYZ” at ARIA, the Twin Cities’ premier event center. Early in the evening, the party will feature music videos curated from the best local, national, and international artists. Then we’ll switch to a dream DJ double-bill featuring Freddy Fresh and Mamadu. Enjoy a full cash bar with select beers from Indeed Brewing, K-Town Street Foods and Lu's Sandwiches food trucks outside and desserts created by Chowgirls Killer Catering.

Live DJs:

freddy freshBorn in Minneapolis USA, The legendary Freddy Fresh is one of most respected DJs & Music Producers in the global electronic music scene. Ranked as one of the world's best DJs by DJ Magazine UK, he has performed in more than 35 countries, and has collaborated with artists such as Bjork, Daft Punk, Bob Dylan, Eminem, Metallica, Violent Femmes, Grandmaster Flash, Blink 182, Delakota, Tito Puente, Gus Gus, KRS1, Eminem, Heaven 17, and Prince.

toki wrightMamadu is the producer/DJ moniker of Toki Wright. Wright is a 2x Emmy and CLIO Award winning writer, MC, and arts diplomat who has charted top 100 on iTunes and MTV. Wright hosts Wright About Now on The Current and Soul Tools Radio on KFAI FM.


Music Videos

Opal Waltz:
Director(s): Vincent Tsui | Musician: Supernaive | Runtime: 4 min | Country: USA | 2017


Drink I'm Sippin On:
Director(s): Anthony Sylvester | Musician: Yaeji | Runtime: 3 min | Country: South Korea | 2017


Go Awf:
Director(s): Anthony Sylvester | Musician: Prince Airick | Runtime: 3 min | Country: USA | 2017


Director(s): Joseph Armario | Musician: Steady Holiday | Runtime: 5 min | Country: USA | 2017


Director(s): Aran Quinn | Musician: Samyel | Runtime: 4 min | Country: France, USA, Ireland | 2017


HD Delivery:
Director(s): Droptree | Musician: Droptree | Runtime: 5 min | Country: USA | 2017


Director(s): Julien Lassort | Musician: Ásgeir | Runtime: 4 min | Country: France | 2017 | Official Website


Stop and Go:
Director(s): Vanessa M. H. Powers | Musician: Psychic Revival | Runtime: 5 min | Country: USA | 2017


Our Relationship Is A Slowly Gentrifying Relationship:
Director(s): E.G. Bailey | Musician: Guante & Katrah-Quey featuring Jayanthi Kyle | Runtime: 4 min | Country: USA | 2017


The Day:
Director(s): Jake Armstrong | Musician: Modern Nomads | Runtime: 3 min | Country: USA | 2017


Off, Then On:
Director(s): Taylor James Donskey | Musician: Darling Lily Gave | Runtime: 6 min | Country: USA | 2018


Sweet Wine:
Director(s): Erik Nelson, Sarah Jean Shervin | Musician: Nooky Jones | Runtime: 5 min | Country: USA | 2017

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