Local lovers of Midnight Oil can rejoice with Australia’s premier Oils tribute band arriving to the Torquay Bowls Club on Easter Sunday (April 21).
The band, which is based in Melbourne, covers the extensive catalogue of Oils hits from the early albums and EPs, such as their debut album Head Injuries, Bird Noises, Place Without a Postcard right through to the chart smashing 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1, Red Sails in the Sunset, Diesel and Dust and Blue Sky Mining.
Powderworks recreate the passion, energy and big, big sound that Midnight Oil is famous for, including their performance in 1982s Live at Capitol Theatre.
Consisting of five seasoned and accomplished players; Alex Hell on vocals and harmonica, Steven Burns on bass and backing vocals, Craig Sayer on keyboards, guitar and backing vocals, David Small on guitar and backing vocals and Joshua Sforzin completing the act on drums.
Powderworks is the most dynamic and energetic Midnight Oil tribute around and for fans of the Oils – true Australian rock ‘n’ roll icons – this show is a pulsating, hot and sweaty must see.
The show kicks off at 8pm and runs until 11.30pm with tickets $30 for members and $35 for non-members, the Torquay Bowls Club is at 47 The Esplanade. Go to trybooking.com to book.