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Thirsty Merc

Thirsty Merc

May 11th 2018 @ Racehorse Hotel

Booval, Australia
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About Thirsty Merc
Genres:
Pop Rock
Band Members:
Rai Thistlethwayte, Phil Stack, Matt Smith
Hometown:
Sydney, Australia

THIRSTY MERC are one of Australia’s finest live acts and their songs have become part of the fabric of Australia’s music DNA! Having released 4 critically acclaimed album...
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TAKE ME BACK TOUR - Racehorse Hotel, Ipswich QLD
Friday, May 11th, 2018
8:00 PM
Racehorse Hotel
Booval, Australia
40 RSVPs
Hot off the road from the first Take Me Back shows as well as supporting Bryan Adams on his recent Australian tour, Thirsty Merc aren’t ready to put the car back in the garage and have announced a final round of Take Me Back anniversary shows around the country.

A little over 15 years ago, Thirsty Merc bounded onto the music scene with their Summertime sounds, making their mark on radio and TV over the ensuing years. The Take Me Back tour is a celebration of all the music along the way and fans can expect to hear all the hits as well as songs they’ve never heard the band previously perform live.

Thirsty Merc formed in Sydney in 2002 releasing their debut EP, First Work, in September, 2003, before being signed to Warner Music. The band’s big break came in 2004 with the release of their debut, self-titled, album which included the hits, Someday Someday and In The Summertime (the theme for Bondi Rescue since 2006).

Two more studio albums followed - Slideshows in 2007 (#4 ARIA Album) and Mousetrap Heart in 2010 (#14 on the ARIA Album chart) which included radio staples, 20 Good Reasons, Mousetrap Heart and Tommy and Krista

Fast forward to 2015 - Thirsty Merc released Shifting Gears, their first wholly independent and first new material in five years and spent the next few months crossing the country; running up thousands of Frequent Flyer points and sold out shows..

Lead singer, Rai Thistlethwayte, said today: “It’s thanks to the fans that we’re still here, loving life and music, 15 years later and this tour is a big “thank you” to everyone who’s sung along with us over the years, as well as a great opportunity to dust off some songs we’ve never included in our shows”.
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About Thirsty Merc
Genres:
Pop Rock
Band Members:
Rai Thistlethwayte, Phil Stack, Matt Smith
Hometown:
Sydney, Australia

THIRSTY MERC are one of Australia’s finest live acts and their songs have become part of the fabric of Australia’s music DNA! Having released 4 critically acclaimed album...
Read More
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Fan Live Reviews
Warren
Kings Beach, Australia@
Kings Beach Amphitheatre
October 2nd 2018
Caloundra was the perfect setting...for kicking back and enjoying the best band in the country...
December 16th 2017
Another great show from a band who never disappoint. Love the fact they play small venues so you can get up close. Great musicians live and an atmosphere to match, long may they continue.
December 16th 2017
Amazing musicians and always great to see them playing in smaller venues.
Nathanael
Long Jetty, Australia@
Long Jetty Hotel
December 2nd 2017
Great performance. A little crowded but great experience. A must try at least once!
Lisa
Bunbury Wa, Australia@
Prince of Wales
September 19th 2017
Just awesome, can’t wait for the next time they are in town. Hopefully not too long to wait 😬😘😜😎
Shane
Brisbane, Australia@
HAMILTON HOTEL
January 17th 2017
I would have loved a few songs solo
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