A big Newcastle Live congratulations to “Four dudes from Newcastle” known as Pacefaint who took out last night’s grand final of Youth Rockin’ the Black Dog 2014.
Six local youth acts battled it out in an effort to take out the fifth annual Youth Rockin’ the Black Dog Grand Final event at held at Lizotte’s Newcastle.
The youth music competition managed by the Hunter Institute of Mental Health in partnership with headspace Maitland and headspace Newcastle, raises awareness of mental health issues and local support services for young people in the Hunter and surrounding regions.
Pacefaint were judged to be the best of the crop which included bands; Euphorium, In Motion, The Moving Stills, last year’s finalists Montagu and solo artist Codi Kaye.
The night opened with 2013 Youth Rockin’ the Black Dog winner James Osborn who used the event to officially launch his EP Discovering Monkeys. James perform with his band (with musicians James Edge and Jackson Besley) called The Treehouse Children.
Pacefaint won themselves a professionally produced and mastered three-track EP and 500 pressed CDs.