Access Sacramento’s 3rd Annual “Sacramento Has Talent” finals Thursday, April 2 yielded spectacular performances and a unique blending of diverse styles and diversity at the Crest Theatre.

Joe Kye won the competition with a blend of musicianship and singing, taking home the $500 cash prize.  Second-line music band Element Brass Band won 2nd place and $250.  Third Place went to Generation Y spoken-word poet Salvan Chahal.

Access Sacramento also presented its “Power of Voice” award to Basim Elkarra, Executive Director for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, for his support of Free Speech, tolerance and the community voice.