We put out the holiday call and you answered. Dozens of musicians entered for a chance to perform at the third annual Colorado Matters Holiday Extravaganza. We'll announce the winner on Friday, but for now, we're showcasing a few of our other favorite contenders.

Denver-based Americana band King Cardinal wrote and performed the original song, "Alone on Christmas Eve."

Purchase tickets to attend the Colorado Matters Holiday Extravaganza on Nov. 28 here.