The band Auribus, from left, Anthony McLeod, Robbie Kae, Shekinah Hope, and Antony Ratzer.
The band Auribus, from left, Anthony McLeod, Robbie Kae, Shekinah Hope, and Antony Ratzer. JoJo Newby

Pop music night for mental health

NERVES and excitement are building in the lead-up to tomorrow night's inaugural Loose Lips Sink Ships event to be held at the Grafton Community Centre in honour of a young suicide victim.

Grafton/Coffs band Auribus have been confirmed as the second headliner for the evening with other local bands Liar Liar, Intermission and Just Our Luck also named.

The minimum age limit has been dropped from 15 to 14 to accommodate some initially disappointed youngsters.

Organisers wouldn't reveal exact figures but said ticket sales were going well and expected the event would sell out at the door tomorrow night.

Funds raised will go to mental health support group Grow, which meets regularly at the Grafton Community Centre.

 

Schedule/ key info

4pm - Barbecue and pre-event chatter

6pm - 9pm - Bands listed below

Just Our Luck

Intermission

Liar Liar

Auribus

I Sleep At Dawn

 

Tickets are $10 pre-purchase and $15 at the door and are available from ICE Design, Aussie Pie Shack and Cheap Skate Co. Those who attend South Grafton High can purchase them from the school library, see Mrs MacBeth.

Only the first 200 ticket holders will gain entry.

The minimum age was dropped from 15 to 14 shortly after the show was announced.

Promoters have promised loads of prizes and all funds raised will go to Grow - a mental health organisation which meets in Grafton.



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