Thirsty Merc are bringing their ‘Celebration’ album tour to Bannockburn 

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Thirsty Merc are bringing their ‘Celebration’ album tour to Bannockburn 

The band are touring their new album, a 'celebration' of some classic Aussie songs that have spanned the decades, but with its own Merc spin.

Unquestionably one of Australia’s finest live acts, Thirsty Merc are back on the road for the first time in two years with The Celebration Tour.

Having kicked off back in July, the band have been taking to dates across the country, performing their much-loved hits alongside songs from their fifth album CELEBRATION, the long-awaited follow-up to 2015’s Shifting Gears. The final run of shows will see Thirsty Merc take to the Corner Hotel in Melbourne on December 3 and Bannockburn Railway Hotel in Bannockburn on December 4.

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“It’s been an extremely rewarding experience for us to explore some of the best Aussie songs on the new album. Perhaps the biggest celebration, though, is for all live music fans. After a few crazy years, we’re all still here together. Gigs are back…and we want to be there to help you let your hair down,” says Rai Thistlethwayte, Thirsty Merc.

Celebration sees Thirsty Merc covering some well-known (and some not so well-known) Australian songs from across the decades – each one reimagined in true ‘Merc style. It includes Daryl Braithwaite’s ‘As The Days Go By’, Who Listens To The Radio (The Sports), That’s When I Think of You (1927), Bad Habits (Billy Field) and Hey There, Georgie Girl (The Seekers).

Having released 4 critically acclaimed albums, over 250,000 album sales under their belt, a finalist in the APRA Song of the Year for 20 Good Reasons (which also reached #1 on iTunes in Australia), 5 ARIA Award nominations, Thirsty Merc have found their way into the fabric of Australia’s musical landscape with songs such as Someday Someday, In The Summertime, 20 Good Reasons, Tommy And Krista, and more.

Since 2015 Thirsty Merc have released music as an independent band. They have toured and recorded music consistently during their career.

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