A competition for emerging Washington State bands,
playing their own music.

Semi-final Pool #1 | Tuesday 10 August

Semi-final Pool #2 | Wednesday 11 August

Finals | Saturday 14 August

Event Details

Join us for 3 open air concerts at Animal Acres Park in Lake Forest Park. Tickets to each show are $5 each.

Come as early as 5.30pm (show starts at 6.30pm), bring a low backed chair/blanket, grab a bite to eat and a beverage from the Monka Brewing Co. sponsored Beer Garden.

All ages welcome (21+ in the Monka Brewing Co. Beer Garden only)

The 1st place winner will take home $1,500 and a one day of studio time at Robert Lang Studios right here in Shoreline. The 2nd place winner will take home $1,000 and a at Annex Studios.


Winners will be decided by the judges. Crowd enthusiasm and excitement is a factor in jury decisions. 

This event aims to support emerging and developing musicians in Washington State and encourage appreciation for the art of music in our community. 

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Outside | Open air concerts


Pfingst Animal Acres Park

17435 Brookside Blvd NE, Lake Forest Park, WA 98155




Enjoy a beverage at the Monka Brewing Co. Beer Garden


1st Place: CANNxN

Runner Up:  Halley Greg


Brian James and the Great Unknown | Pop

Halley Greg | Rock

Living With a Bear 
| Rock

Aurora Avenue | Indie-Rock

Stargazy Pie | Rock

CANNxN | Pop

- 2020 WINNERS -

2021 Bands


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1st Prize

$1,500 Cash


One day of studio recording time at Robert Lang Studios  


From the early Northwest sound of the Sonics and 15 year old Kenny G, to Nirvana’s final studio recording, to today's finest musicians like Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Robert Lang Studios continues to expand, create and inspire!


“The environment where you create music influences the result.” - Dave Grohl


Runner Up

$1,000 Cash


Livestream event at the

Annex Room Studio