One of Australia’s most iconic rock bands, Midnight Oil surprised fans in February of this year when they announced their first world tour in over two decades. Since mid-April, the group has been travelling around the globe and playing live gigs at some of the world’s top musical venues. In October, Midnight Oil will return to play the last gigs of their “Great Circle 2017 World Tour” on Australian soil.
On November 4th, Midnight Oil will perform at Victoria’s beautiful Hanging Rock Reserve. To help you prepare for this memorable event, we’ve prepared a helpful guide which includes what to know, what to bring and how to ensure you make the most of this momentous musical experience.
What to know
Midnight Oil at Hanging Rock is part of the group’s largest world tour since their popular late 80’s and early 90’s albums, Diesel & Dust, Blue Sky Mining and Earth & Sun & Moon, dominated the charts around the world. The group will be supported by several talented musical artists, including John Butler Trio, AB Original, Adalita, Apakatjah, Bad/Dreems, Birds of Tokyo, David Bridie, Ash Grunwald, Irrunytju Band, Jack River, Jedediah, The Jezebels, The Living End, Abbe May, Something For Kate, Spiderbait, Dan Sultan, Urthboy, and Frank Yamma. In keeping with the band’s efforts to protect and preserve our planet, several sustainability initiatives will be in place at the concert.
What to bring
There are a few essential items you should have on your check-list for Midnight Oil’s Hanging Rock concert. These include: your ticket, photo ID, cash (there will be no ATMS or EFTPOS facilities onsite), sealed bottled water, sensible footwear (gumboots are recommended if wet weather is forecast), sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and a warm jacket. You can also bring some light refreshments, although there will be a variety of food available for purchase. For those with general admission tickets, a rug or deck/camping chairs with low legs sitting no higher than 23cm are permissible. Although chairs are provided in the reserved seating area, no chairs are allowed nor offered in the general admission (front standing) area. Eskies are permitted in the general admission lawn section only.
How to make the most of the day
Midnight Oil at Hanging Rock is set to be the experience of a lifetime for fans of Australian rock music. To ensure you enjoy the day, remember to take care of yourself by staying hydrated and eating enough food to keep your energy levels up. There will be a range of delicious food available, so make sure you take a break to enjoy a hearty meal.
One of the most important things to consider at any concert is how you’re going to get home. Melbourne On the Move are providing direct transportation to and from the event. Our shuttle busses take the stress out of logistics planning so you can make the most of this unique musical experience. Book your seats to Midnight Oil at Hanging Rock online or get in touch with us by calling 1300 55 86 86.