Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Wave Aid

Tribe Goddard daznsam at webone.com.au
Wed Jan 12 02:42:29 MST 2005

I have pictures of the Newcastle Earthquake Benefit gig of February 90, 
except that time The Angels, Noiseworks, Crowded House, Spy V Spy, Barnsey, 
Mossy and Split Enz provided the ummm support for the Oils ;-D>

Couldn't see a hell of a lot but it sounded great and was a great day.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "rick" <rickysan at speedlink.com.au>
To: "Powderworks" <powderworks at cs.colorado.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 8:15 PM
Subject: Re: [Powderworks] Wave Aid

>                 While i'm certainly thrilled to see the oils back in 
> business,i don't think it will compare to the last 3 times i saw them on 
> their final tour at shelly workers,manly leagues and parra 
> leagues....smallish intimate places....   being a tad claustrophobic, i'll 
> be standing back at the point where the crowd starts to thin out a 
> fraction...which means i'll need a step ladder and a telescope to see them 
> lol
>                                i'm keeping my ears open to hear those 
> magic 3 words     SECRET WARMUP GIG......
> Rick....
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Chris Frost" <chris.frost at hibis.com.au>
> To: "Powderworks" <powderworks at cs.colorado.edu>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 1:46 PM
> Subject: [Powderworks] Wave Aid
>> http://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=WAVEAID05
>> www.waveaid.com.au
>> A collective featuring some of Australia's most popular contemporary
>> musicians will perform at WAVEAID - a once in a generation event to 
>> generate
>> much needed funds for the millions of people whose lives have been
>> irreversibly impacted by the recent Tsunami disaster in Asia.
>> WAVEAID, a major concert event with over eight hours of music will be 
>> held
>> at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday January 29th from 2.00pm - 
>> 10.30pm.
>> Such an unprecedented event has sparked one of Australia's all time
>> favourite live bands into action for the evening as MIDNIGHT OIL join in 
>> to
>> do their bit as part of this massive Australian music fundraiser. WAVEAID
>> will also feature live sets by POWDERFINGER, whose performance will be on
>> the back of a sold out Hordern Pavilion and the Sydney Big Day Out as 
>> well
>> THE
>> Australian performance in nearly two years SILVERCHAIR. The WAVEAID 
>> concert
>> will also premiere THE WRIGHTS (featuring members of Jet, The Living End,
>> Grinspoon, Powderfinger, Spiderbait, You Am I & Dallas Crane) performing
>> Stevie Wright's classic Australian hit Evie Parts I, II and III.
>> Tickets are only $58.00 plus booking fee and will go on sale Monday 
>> January
>> 17th. Ticketek are donating back all profits from booking fees and 
>> charges.
>> To ensure that maximum money is raised, the event organisers are engaging
>> suppliers to either work free of charge or at cost. All those including 
>> the
>> bands, managements, promoters and publicists involved in staging this 
>> event
>> are donating their time free of charge.
>> The income expenditure analysis will be published straight after the 
>> concert
>> on the WAVEAID web site (www.waveaid.com.au), via a press release and in
>> print media. The net proceeds from the event will be distributed to
>> charity organizations.
>> Of their involvement in this event, the following artist's said today,
>> "We are highly motivated to join fellow Australian performers in what 
>> will
>> be a momentous occasion. For this is clearly a time in history for 
>> everyone
>> to pitch in and help the people who are struggling to hold on to their 
>> lives
>> in the wake of such a shattering event. On such an occasion Midnight Oil
>> hopes all fans will come out and make 'Waveaid' a huge fundraising 
>> success."
>> Peter Garrett - Midnight Oil
>> "The tsunami is a disaster of a proportion that is hard for us to 
>> comprehend
>> in Australia. The devastation and loss of life is horrific. Lives have to 
>> be
>> pieced back together and a helping hand has to be out stretched 
>> immediately.
>> This is a time to come forth and help on whatever level you can. 
>> 'Waveaid'
>> is our opportunity to stand and be counted and we implore you to make 
>> sure
>> you're by our side January 29th." Bernard Fanning - Powderfinger
>> "Obviously any person with a heart wants to do whatever they can right 
>> now
>> to try and provide some help to all the people who are suffering. 
>> Everyone
>> wants to do their little bit so the cricketers play cricket, the TV 
>> people
>> do a TV show and the musicians play a gig. The fact that it's turned out 
>> to
>> be such a big gig just shows what an undeniable cause this is. It should 
>> be
>> a really memorable occasion." Daniel Johns - Silverchair
>> "If we as musicians can help bring people together, this seems the very
>> least we can do to help our fellow human beings affected by this 
>> disaster."
>> John Butler - The John Butler Trio
>> We urge Sydneysiders to support this event and our fellow citizens of the
>> world.
>> Saturday January 29th - Sydney Cricket Ground
>>>From 2.00pm - 10.30pm. Gates open at 12 midday.
>> Tickets on sale Monday January 17, 9am
>> No Age Restrictions - Photo ID required for Alcohol Consumption
>> TICKETS AT A BARGAIN price of just $58.00 + booking fee
>> Ticketek are donating back all profits from booking fees and charges.
>> For travel packages click here or Tel: 1300 658 009
>> www.waveaid.com.au
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