TACOMA: Local band Dames wins 2nd place at EMP

February 11, 2014 

The Tacoma-based band Dames took second place Saturday in the semi-finals of EMP Museum’s Sound Off regional band competition.

The Seattle band Laser Fox took first.

The all-male Dames, made up of current and former students at Tacoma’s School of the Arts, also received the audience favorite award.

Dames might make it to the finals March 1 if it is chosen for the wild card slot as determined by EMP’s Youth Advisory Board.

The top prize for Sound Off includes an opportunity to perform at Bumbershoot.

craig.sailor@ thenewstribune.com

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