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Sound Off!

The Northwest’s premier 21 and under battle of the bands.

An annual event since 2001, EMP’s Sound Off! supports the all-ages scene by giving artists an opportunity to showcase original music, launch their music careers, and connect with the larger artistic community.

Now in its 14th year, Sound Off! has paved the way for some amazing bands and artists including The Lonely Forest, Dyme Def, Sol, Kithkin, Schoolyard Heroes, Tomten, and Brite Futures.

We are excited to announce the newest group of Sound Off! bands that will join the ranks of these luminary musicians.

Friday, February 13, 2015: Semifinals #1
Bleachbear / Seattle, WA (Indie)
Champagne Babylon / Seattle, WA (Indie, Electronic, Pop)
Nightspace / Redmond, WA (Electronic)
Super Soaked / Oregon City, OR (Punk)

Friday, February 20, 2015: Semifinals #2
Charlie and the Rays / Seattle, WA (Folk)
Hemlock Lane / Eugene, OR (Rock)
Honcho Poncho / Seattle, WA (Singer-songwriter)
Naked Giants / Mercer Island, WA (Rock)

Friday, February 27, 2015: Semifinals #3
Dames / Tacoma, WA (Indie)
Emma Lee Toyoda / Seattle, WA (Indie, Folk)
Mystery Machines / Gig Harbor, WA (Punk)
Righteous Minds / Washougal, WA (Rock, Indie, Hip-Hop)

Saturday, March 7: Finals
Featuring winning bands from three semifinals shows and the wild card band

Tickets

$12 ($8 EMP members and youth)

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Stay tuned to this page for more information about the twelve semifinalists coming in January 2015.

Sound Off! Info + More

Sound Off! participants make off with a slew of awesome prizes such as recording time, gear, radio airplay, festival performances, and media attention.

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Questions?

Email SoundOff@EMPmuseum.org

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