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