Oxfam on tour with Coldplay

August 13, 2008 at 9:30 am 3 comments

by Pete Lusby, Oxfam Coordinator on Coldplay’s Tour

I’ve just come back from Quebec, Canada and America, where I’ve been organising Oxfam’s presence at Coldplay’s concerts. We’ve been campaigning on the For All campaign, asking the crowd to sign up to the For All Pledge.

We had some great nights. Montreal was an amazing show; the crowd were in full voice all night. The Oxfam Quebec volunteers worked tirelessly, signing up an amazing 1,887 people. In Toronto there were two amazing shows, and thanks to the efforts of the awesome Oxfam Canada volunteering team, almost 3,000 people signed the For All pledge.

I’m so pleased we’re part of this tour. Sitting amongst the road cases, blogging backstage. Or talking to people on the concourse, before they take their seats. Coldplay may well be stopping by in a town near you on this tour. It’s a show worth waiting for. There’s no reason to wait to get involved with Oxfam’s work, you can take action by signing the Pledge. To find out the latest from Coldplay’s tour, follow my blog.

Pete Lusby

Oxfam is on the road with Coldplay on their 2008 tour of North America & Europe. Credit: Pete Lusby


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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Wakhinuddin S  |  August 14, 2008 at 3:55 am

    Great show..,
    When Coldplay – Oxfam make to show in Jakarta – Indonesia ?
    I think, Oxfam many take action in indoensia.

  • 2. Wakhinuddin S  |  August 20, 2008 at 5:11 am

    In Bali, 15 Dec 2007,
    What is changing climate in Bali?
    So many Pure, like this Tanah Lot.

  • 3. rully  |  August 28, 2008 at 9:55 am

    Wow Cold Play…hey mate could you send those people to indonesia we needed so much. For supporting our climate change and economic justice campaign


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