Midnight Oil announce 2022 Australia tour in support of new album ‘Resist’

Nearly five years ago the legendary Midnight Oil returned with a sweat drenched pub gig at Selinas, now the latest chapter of their iconic career will come to an end with the release of a new album and huge final tour around the country in 2022.

Their forthcoming album, titled Resist, marks album number 13 for the band and follows on from 2020’s The Makarrata Project – which was the band’s first new music in almost two decades and features the voices of an incredible array of established and emerging Indigenous musicians including Jessica Mauboy, Dan Sultan, Alice Skye, Kev Carmody, and the late Gurrumul.

As well as taking over stages in major capital cities, on their forthcoming tour Midnight Oil will also perform a run of unforgettable a day on the green shows at some of Australia’s most beautiful wineries.

Midnight Oil 2022 Australia Tour Dates

  • February 26, 2022, – Heifer Station, Orange NSW (ADOTG)
  • March 2, 2022, – WIN Entertainment Centre, Wollongong NSW
  • March 5, 2022, – Mt Duneed, Geelong VIC (ADOTG)
  • March 12, 2022, – All Saints Estate, Albury NSW (ADOTG)
  • March 26, 2022, – Nikola Estate, Middle Swan WA (ADOTG)
  • April 13, 2022, – Riverstage, Brisbane QLD

Tickets go on sale Wednesday 1 December @ 12pm (local time)

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Midnight Oil – Rising Seas (Official Video)

Midnight Oil’s new album Resist is a fitting statement for a band whose clarion call has always been “it’s better to die on your feet than live on your knees”. As the title makes abundantly clear, Resist engages with the issues of today, like lead single ‘Rising Seas’ which tackles the climate crisis in typically uncompromising fashion. 

The tour will see Midnight Oil performing classic songs from across their four-decade long career, while also showcasing tracks from their new album live for the first time.

We hope everyone who hears this album and gets to one of the shows will come away charged up about the planet’s future, saying ‘why stop now?’


This tour will embrace best practices for emission reductions and offsetting. A portion of proceeds will also be set aside to support organizations seeking to elevate the existential threat posed by the climate crisis.

Midnight Oil will bring their new album Resist to Australian stages from February to April 2022. Tickets are on sale via

Midnight Oil – Beds Are Burning

Midnight Oil – The Dead Heart

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When is Midnight Oil touring Australia?

Midnight Oil will take their new album Resist to stages in major capital cities as well as special A Day On The Green winery shows across Australia from February to April 2022. Tour dates include:


  • Orange NSW – Saturday 26 February 2022 – Heifer Station (ADOTG)
  • Wollongong NSW – Wednesday 2 March 2022 – WIN Entertainment Centre
  • Geelong VIC – Saturday 5 March 2022 – Mt Duneed Estate (ADOTG)
  • Albury NSW –  Saturday 12 March 2022 – All Saints Estate (ADOTG)
  • Middle Swan WA – Saturday 26 March 2022 – Nikola Estate (ADOTG)
  • Brisbane QLD – Tuesday 12 April 2022 – Riverstage

When do tickets for Midnight Oil’s Australia tour go on sale?

Midnight Oil will take their new album Resist to stages in major capital cities as well as special A Day On The Green winery shows across Australia from February to April 2022. Tickets go on sale to the general public from Wednesday 1 December @ 12pm (local time) via

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We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: Midnight Oil will bring their new album Resist to Australian stages from February to April 2022. Tickets go on sale from Wednesday 1 December @ 12pm (local time) via