West Ashley’s 100 Watt Studios released a benefit video entitled A Long Year on March 21 on a pay-what-you-can donations basis. All the proceeds will go to World Central Kitchen, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing free meals for those who’ve suffered in the wake of natural disasters.

To commemorate the year we’ve left behind, Alan Price, Scott Gould, Devin Vaughan, and Aneel de Albuquerque of 100 Watt Studios showcase the Lowcountry’s community bonds.

The group of seasoned Charleston musicians are offering a downloadable video featuring exclusive performances by local bands and interviews with Charleston business owners. 

You can catch Babe Club,Whitehall, Alan Price, Majic Dust, GRIM, Madamadam and Gods, with special appearances from top-contenders Mechanical River and Sadler Vaden.

In between the musical showcase are talks with businesses that have helped keep Charleston’s entrepreneurial spirit alive: Daps, Everybody Zen Yoga, Graft Wine Shop, Kwei Fei, The Royal American, Charleston Pourhouse and Sightsee Coffee.

In its decade of humanitarian efforts nationwide, World Central Kitchen has purchased over $135 million meals from local restaurants and supplied 36 million meals in more than 400 cities to in-need communities.

“Charleston is a town that revolves around hospitality and art,” said Devin Vaughan in a press release. 100 Watt Studios hopes that by capturing Charleston’s energy in A Long Year, it can contribute to the greater good.

Go to 100wattstudios.com to download the video. 

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