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Live Review : Thirsty Merc + Tequila Mockingbyrd at Melbourne Public, Melbourne – April 20, 2016

Review by Peter Coates
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Thirsty Merc are out on the road doing a string of dates under the ‘Back to the Grind’ banner, 6 months after the car crash which tragically resulted in the death of stage manager Shane Cooper, and put drummer Mick Skelton in hospital in a coma. Mick happily recovered from that and is back in the band, however decided to miss this date, to be replaced by Dragon skinsman Pete Drummond.
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Live Review : Chris Isaak at A Day On The Green – Bimbadgen Estate, Pokolbin Australia – April 9, 2016

Review by Natasha Wyborn
Chris Isaak at A Day On The Green - Bimbadgen Estate, Pokolbin Australia  - April 9, 2016 Photographer: David Jackson
It was a perfect night for the final a day on the green at Bimbadgen on Saturday. Warm afternoon culminating with a cool evening. At 7.00pm Chris Isaak dressed in his famous 15 kilogram blue mirrored suit took to the stage and shortly after owned it. The 59 year old was in fine form. “I hope I am in the right place dressed like this or I need to go ice skating”, The Californian crooner remains as charming as he is talented. Introducing the audience to an array of hits and covers during his almost 2 hour set.
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Thirsty Merc announce national Back to the Grind Tour 2016!

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There is no better way for a hard working touring rock band to introduce their new single, The Grind from the Shifting Gears album, than with a national tour.
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Thirsty Merc announce rescheduled and additional shows on The Good Life Tour!

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Following the recent postponement of shows on The Good Life tour, Thirsty Merc have today confirmed new dates for shows in Warrnambool and Geelong in Victoria, Henley Beach and Norwood in South Australia and Albion Park and Goulburn in New South Wales.

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Live Review + Photos | Thirsty Merc @ Wests, New lambton – October 22, 2014

Review and photos by: David Jackson
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Give me twenty good reasons, well to be honest after last night I could give you four hundred. That was the size of the crowd that ventured out on a Wednesday night and witnessed this unique three piece last night on stage in Newcastle.
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Thirsty Merc Announce New Album and National tour – Oct/Nov 2014

unnamed(1)Iconic Australian rockers Thirsty Merc mark a 10-year milestone since the release of their self-titled double platinum debut LP with the announcement of their Acoustic Anniversary Album. Dubbed AAA the album is a collection of acoustic interpretations of fan favourites including ‘20 Good Reasons’, ‘In The Summertime’, ‘Someday Someday’, and ‘Mousetrap Heart’. These new recordings showcase the band’s exemplary level of musicianship and hearing these well-known tunes with acoustic production highlights the world-class song writing ability of Rai Thistlethwayte.
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Evermore to headline Caboolture Concert – 01 May 2011 [Festival News]

On Sunday, 1 May, 2011, Australia’s hottest rock acts will take over Caboolture on Brisbane’s northern outskirts in a massive six hour concert event.

Aria-nominated superstars Evermore – best known for their smash hits Hey Boys and Girls, Light Surrounding You and It’s Too Late (Ride On) – headline an all star lineup including The Potbelleez, Thirsty Merc, Amy Meredith and local star Sinead Burgess.
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Urban Country Music festival – 29 April – 02 May 2011 [Festival News]

New Concert Series  

Friday Night Urban Blaze Concert – the Urban Blaze, formerly held on Sunday night, has moved to Friday night and will combine with the Burbs n Bush Concert. The format will be the same as Urban Blaze ie gold coin donation, byo alcohol, big bonfires and will still have the fireworks and rocking line up both events are famous for.  We’ve come up with a new name for this site ‘The Paddock’

Saturday Night Concert – the main concert will still happen on Saturday and will feature an international artist and Australian country legends. The concert has been moved from the Showgrounds to the Alexander Barr Sporting Complex (behind the Historical Village)
Saturday – 30 April 2011
•Joe Nichols
•James Reyne
•The McClymonts
•Jonah’s Road
•Luke Dickens
Tickets Available Here – Moshtix

Sunday Night Concert – a new ticketed concert will happen on Sunday night featuring a very exciting line up of main stream artists rather than just traditional country performers. (It’s hard to believe but not everyone likes just country music). This concert will also be held at Alexander Barr Sporting Complex
Sunday – 1 May 2011
•Evermore
•Thirsty Merc
•The Potbelleez
•Amy Meredith
•Sinead Burgess
Tickets Available Here – Moshtix
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Thirsty Merc Spring Tour 2010

  Thirsty Merc takes new single Tommy & Krista to the road for a second round of Australian shows this October/November.
Tickets on-sale NOW.

One of Australias most loved bands, THIRSTY MERC, has announced dates for their national SPRING Tour, which will see them play twenty-four dates through seven states and territories this October/November. Kicking off in regional New South Wales, the

tour gives the homegrown four-piece an opportunity to deliver new hits and old favourites to fans around the country. Continue reading

Thirsty Merc “Mousetrap Heart” tour – July 2010

  Multi-platinum selling, ARIA & APRA nominated Sydney group Thirsty Merc have announced an 18-date national tour this June/July. Taking in eight states/territories, the MOUSETRAP HEART tour will showcase brand new tracks off Thirsty Merc’s forthcoming album, as well as reinterpret some of Australia’s favourite songs from the band’s first two albums.

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