MAGNET Exclusive: Premiere Of Amelia White’s “Get To The Show” Video

Trust us—if you ever need a ride anywhere, you want Amelia White behind the wheel. The beloved East Nashville fixture plays an insanely colorful Uber driver in the video for “Get To The Show,” the second single from her upcoming LP, Love I Swore (31 Tigers), due February 23.

“It’s quite literal,” says White about the song, an ornery, straightforward twang-rocker. “I started writing it while stuck in the Columbus, Ohio, airport trying to get to shows in New England. The line delivered by co-writer Gwil Owen—“Stuck on the ground when I oughta be flying”—is one of my favorites. I believe it sums up how so many artists feel.”

White certainly has been there … often. Integral to making East Nashville the indie-music hub it is today, White arrived from Boston in the early 2000s with a literate folk/rock template that’s now the foundation of what most people call Americana. She caught a break in 2019, when her album Rhythm Of The Rain garnered critical praise and gained some traction on the charts. For Love I Swore, White retained acclaimed singer/songwriter Kim Richey as producer. Richey also lends her signature vocals to an album that effortlessly blends rock, blues, pop, folk and country—like any great Americana record should.

For the video, White corralled cantankerous East Nashville upstart Molly Martin for the role of sullen, rebellious passenger. Videographer, songwriter and all-around entertainer Scot Sax directs.

“Making the video with Molly and Scot was such a blast and a total spur-of-the-moment endeavor,” says White. “Scot is good like that—I actually borrowed his coveralls. Molly ran off with the champagne at the end. I actually quit drinking years back, but I still get loaded on tunes.”

We’re proud to premiere the video for “Get To The Show.”

—Hobart Rowland