Peasants win first place in Rockquest

Posted in: General- Sep 19, 2011 No Comments

Some of the members of the St Barnabas worship team are in the Nelson band The Peasants. Students of Garin College, they won the Smokefreerockquest on Saturday 17 September 2011. a year after they took second place as an earlier incarnation of the band The Peasants of Eden. The group took the honour in Hamilton. The judges commented that the Peasants had a presence far beyond their years. and were impressed by the voice of lead singer Georgia Nott. The band wins a NZ on Air new recording and music video grant worth 10 thousand dollars, a place on the NZ On Air Kiwi Hit Disc, musical gear to the value of 10 thousand dollars, plus recording time and radio promotional support for a single. Check them out in this video of their song “Giants”.

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