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February 1, 2022

Music and Performance Returns to Museum of Pop Culture with the 21st Annual 21-And-Under Music Showcase

SOUND OFF!

February 19, 26, and March 5, 2022

From Bellingham, WA to Tualatin, OR and communities in between, the artists showcased represent our region’s diverse and vibrant up-and-coming music scene.


SEATTLE, WA (February 1, 2022)Seattle nonprofit Museum of Pop Culture today announced the participants in its 21st annual 21-and-under music showcase, Sound Off! This years’ three live showcases raise the bar for an all-ages show with a first-class experience at MoPOP for performers and the audience alike. Plus, attendees get the unique opportunity to see these young artists’ natural creative gifts while supporting their personal and professional development.

This year’s showcases feature eleven artists from Anacortes, Bellevue, Bellingham, Federal Way, Puyallup, Seattle, and Tacoma, WA as well as Tualatin, OR, to be held in-person in the Sky Church venue inside MoPOP. The events are February 19, 26, and March 5 (doors at 7:00pm/shows at 8:00pm) with a suggested adult donation of $25 and a suggested youth donation of $5. Reserve your tickets now at MoPOP.org/soundoff.

Sound Off! supports the all-ages scene by giving participants an opportunity to showcase their original music to a wider audience, connect with peer musicians, and receive mentorship from industry leaders and an artistic community invested in welcoming them as full-fledged members of one of the nation’s most vibrant music scenes.

“The Pacific Northwest has such a wealth of young musical talents,” said MoPOP’s Director of Education and Programs Jessica Lane. “We’re so excited to be able to offer support and opportunities so that Sound Off! participants have a chance to become the next Northwest sound.”

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FOR EDITORS/PRODUCERS

WHAT:
Museum of Pop Culture’s 21st Annual SOUND OFF! 

The Pacific Northwest has a wealth of young musical talents who, with support and opportunities, can expand their creative horizons and might even become the next Northwest sound. MoPOP’s Sound Off! gives these up-and-coming artists mentorship from industry leaders, entrée into an artistic community invested in their growth, connections with peer musicians, and the chance to showcase their original music in MoPOP’s iconic Sky Church venue. 

This years’ three live showcases raise the bar for an all-ages show with a first-class experience at MoPOP for performers and the audience alike. Plus, you get the unique opportunity to see these young artists’ natural creative gifts while supporting their personal and professional development. 

WHEN:
February 19, February 26, March 5, 2022
Doors at 7:00pm / show at 8:00pm PT 

Showcase #1 — 2/19/2022 
Instant Crush, Lexi Lalauni, Maceo Sky, REFUGIO 

Showcase #2 — 2/26/2022 
Gavon Leo, Kiddus Fecto, Saezo, The Sleepy Haunts 

Showcase #3 — 3/5/2022 
Emma Wang, Sam Ashkenazy, Trevor Eulau 

WHERE:
All showcases in MoPOP’s Sky Church
325 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

TICKETS:
Suggested donations: $25 for adults and $5 for youth

To attend the live showcases at MoPOP, we ask that guests make a donation to support this work, which increases community access to our programs. Contributions to attend this event support youth development programs like Sound Off! by eliminating participation fees, securing professional mentorship, and more. Even if you can’t attend, you can still make a gift to support our community! 

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ABOUT MUSEUM OF POP CULTURE (MoPOP)
MoPOP is a leading-edge nonprofit museum in Seattle, dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel contemporary pop culture. With a mission to make creative expression a life-changing force by offering experiences that inspire and connect our communities, MoPOP reaches multigenerational audiences through our collections, exhibitions, educational programs and community partnerships. At MoPOP, artists, audiences, and ideas converge, bringing understanding, interpretation, and scholarship to the pop culture of our time. 

CONNECT WITH MoPOP:
MoPOP.org 
Facebook - /MoPOPSeattle
Twitter - @MoPOP
YouTube - /MuseumOfPopCulture
Instagram - @MoPOPSeattle 
#MoPOP

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Michelle S. Leyva, Michelle Sanders Communications
(206) 595-1151
michelle@michellesanderspr.com


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