Midnight Oil Shows To Go Ahead As Planned Following Jim Moginie Mishap - Noise11.com

Jim Moginie Midnight Oil 6 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Midnight Oil Shows To Go Ahead As Planned Following Jim Moginie Mishap

by Paul Cashmere on November 9, 2017

in News

Midnight Oil will finish the Great Circle World Tour this week although lead guitarist Jim Moginie will be seated for his duties after pulling a hamstring at Wednesday night’s Melbourne show.

Moginie was injuried after falling off stage towards the end of the second show at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. He spent all day today in hospital in Melbourne. The mishap put the rest of the tour in doubt.

Midnight Oil can now confirm that the show will go on. In a statement they announced:

Midnight Oil and are pleased to confirm that the scheduled performance on Saturday 11th of November at The Domain of “The Great Circle 2017” World Tour will proceed as planned despite the serious injury suffered onstage in Melbourne last night by the group’s guitarist and keyboardist Jim Moginie.

MRI tests today revealed that Jim has a hamstring avulsion; a debilitating injury where the hamstring tendon is completely detached from the bone. As such he will need to remain seated throughout the show instead of standing for his guitar songs as would otherwise have been the case.

The Great Circle 2017 has been one of the most successful tours in Australian music history reaching over half a million people globally. Midnight Oil has played 74 shows this year across 16 countries and 5 continents. The reviews everywhere have been extraordinary so if you have a chance to witness any of these four remaining shows don’t miss it (there are still limited tickets available to all shows!). To avoid getting ripped off ONLY buy tickets by clicking www.midnightoil.com/tour-dates and following the genuine links from there.

REVIEW: Midnight Oil in Melbourne

PHOTO GALLERY: Midnight Oil in Melbourne

Midnight Oil remaining shows

November 11, Sydney, The Domain
November 13, Wollongong, Entertainment Centre
November 15, Melbourne, Sidney Myer Music Bowl
November 17, Sydney, The Domain

https://www.frontiertouring.com/midnightoil

Noise11.com

Comments

comments

Related Posts

The Who, Pete Townshend. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pete Townshend Expands Solo Album ‘Who Came First’

In October 1972, Pete Townshend released his first solo album, Who Came First, a collection of demos and previously released material.

1 day ago
Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Kiss Are Nearing ‘The End Of The Road’ (Again)

The KISS fan community is in an uproar today (February 19) after word came out that Kiss Catalog, Ltd., the organization that owns the intellectual property rights for everything Kiss, has filed a patent application for the phrase "The End of the Road".

2 days ago
Todd Rundgren, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Todd Rundgren Is Reforming Utopia

Todd Rundgren has reformed Utopia for two-month tour from April to June.

2 days ago
Billy Joel, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Billy Joel To Play His 102nd Madison Square Garden Show

Billy Joel just keeps the tour buses rolling.

3 days ago
Bonnie Raitt, Deni Blues & Roots Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
National Guitar Museum To Award Bonnie Raitt Lifetime Achievement Award

The National Guitar Museum has announced that Bonnie Raitt, one of the most accomplished guitarists of the past 50 years, will receive its annual Lifetime Achievement Award. Raitt is only the eighth recipient of the award.

3 days ago
Ed Kuepper
Brisbane Names Ed Kuepper Park After A True Saint

The City of Brisbane has recognised the achievements of punk pioneer Ed Kuepper by naming a park after him.

4 days ago
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Neil Young Says The Labels Killed Pono

It amazingly took over a year for Neil Young to finally come out and say why his Pono player failed in the marketplace.

7 days ago