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July 26, 2019

Postcards – Part 5

The final shows of the 2019 tour spanned four unique venues. First up was the Nuits de Fourvière festival which has happened every year since World War II in a 2000 year old Roman Amphitheatre called the Théâtre antique de Fourvière near Lyon in France. …
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July 11, 2019

Postcards From Europe – Part 2

After a short break, the Oils resumed their European tour in Paris – the City Of Light. Rob pulled extra duties on the night prior to the gig by conducting a question and answer session for hardcore fans alongside an all too rare screening of …
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June 26, 2019

Postcards From Europe – Part 1

The first week of European shows wrapped up on Saturday night at Hinwil’s “Rock The Ring” after starting the previous weekend with another festival performance at Festi’neuch in Neuchatel. These sorts of sets usually need to be shorter than a headlining show due to the …
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June 17, 2019


It’s been a quarter of a century since the Oils played Manchester in England’s north, so it was an apt first stop for a European tour that will mainly visit cities which missed out on shows during 2017’s Great Circle. As Pete remarked from stage, …
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June 13, 2019

‘Midnight Oil: 1984’ Paris screening + Rob Hirst Q&A

PARIS: Come see the first European cinema screening of ‘Midnight Oil: 1984’ at Le Grand Rex on June 26 – the day before the band’s Parisian show. Following the screening there will be an interactive Q&A with Rob Hirst. Tickets essential, head to for more …
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