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Olympia singer wins MoPOP’s semi-final band battle

Singer-songwriter Micaiah Sawyer of Olympia will compete in the finals of Sound Off, MoPOP’s 21-and-under battle of the bands. Sawyer, 21, won Friday’s semi-final round with what MoPOP’s Anita Woo called “a fantastic show.” Sawyer will compete with Seattle psych-pop outfit Strawberry Mountain and two other groups yet to be chosen in the finals March 3 at MoPOP. The show will be broadcast live on Seattle’s KEXP 90.3 FM.

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