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Live Review and Photo Gallery: Midnight Oil at the Riviera Theatre • Chicago

Live Review and Photo Gallery: Midnight Oil at the Riviera Theatre • Chicago

| June 11, 2022

Midnight Oil Riviera Theatre, Chicago, IL Friday, June 10, 2022 Review by Jeff Elbel; Photos by Curt Baran It was the final hurrah in Chicago. The last dance. When Midnight Oil performed Friday night at the Riviera Theatre on what has been dubbed Resist: The Final Tour, the band and its dedicated fans joined forces to […]

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Cover Story: Midnight Oil • “The Last Dance”

Cover Story: Midnight Oil • “The Last Dance”

| March 31, 2022

As combustible as ever, Midnight Oil is again doing what they’ve done better than anyone else. At home and abroad, the band is rocking with furious post-punk energy and pop-savvy while agitating for change on social, political, and environmental issues. Like its biggest hit, “Beds are Burning,” the Oils’ 2020 release The Makarrata Project advocated […]

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Stage Buzz: Michael Franti at Concord Music Hall

Stage Buzz: Michael Franti at Concord Music Hall

| October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

  In this era of building walls, unsettled government and strife at the border, Michael Franti continues his message of positive vibes and bringing people together. Franti made his mark a decade ago with his massive hit “Say Hey (I Love You).” Mixing rock steady beats, ska, reggae, rock, hip-hop and electronica – Franti has […]

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Live Review and Gallery: Midnight Oil at the Vic Theatre

Live Review and Gallery: Midnight Oil at the Vic Theatre

| May 19, 2017 | 6 Comments

  Midnight Oil The Vic Theatre May 18, 2017 The glorious roar and jangle of Midnight Oil’s twin guitars and the band’s righteous fury have been sorely missed by many fans in Chicago since their last date here in 2002, when the group headlined Taste of Chicago in support of the Capricornia album. The politically-charged […]

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