Renton hip-hop group Dave B bested Puyallup’s SHEBEAR for the top prize at EMP Museum’s 12th annual Sound Off! competition last weekend. Tacoma’s glam duo The Fame Riot came in third at the competition for musicians aged 21 and under. Bothell-based indie pop band As It Starts came in fourth and won the award for Audience Favorite.
All four finalist bands also received gear, studio time, radio airplay, and one-on-one consultations with music industry professionals