Thirsty Merc must be hungry to tour, because the beloved rockers have just announced a huge national run of shows to celebrate 15 years together.

This November and December, the trio are heading off on their 20-date ‘Take Me Back Tour’, celebrating a career that kick-started with their self-titled debut in 2004 and its monster feel-good singles ‘In The Summertime’ and ‘Someday Someday’.

“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,” says frontman Rai Thistlethwayte.

The show will pick and choose from the band’s decade-and-a-half career, including their most recent album Shifting Gears, which was released independently back in 2015.

Check out the long list of tour dates (’20 Good Reasons’, we’ll call it), along with that precise track, below.

Thirsty Merc ‘Take Me Back’ 2017 tour

Tickets on sale now

Thursday, 2nd November
The Zoo, Brisbane

Friday, 3rd November
Casino RSM Club, Casino

Friday, 10th November
Prince of Wales, Bunbury

Sunday, 12th November
Ascot Racecourse, Ascot (96FM Kickstart Summer Concert)

Thursday, 16th November
The Basement, Canberra

Friday, 17th November
Shoalhaven Heads Bowling Club, Shoalhaven Heads

Saturday, 18th November
Roche Estate, Hunter Valley

Thursday, 23rd November
Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle

Friday, 24th November
Taren Point Hotel, Caringbah

Saturday, 25th November
Australian Hotel & Brewery, Rouse Hill
Free show!

Thursday, 30th November
Manning Bar, Sydney

Friday, 1st December
Long Jetty Hotel, Long Jetty

Saturday, 2nd December
Narrabeen RSL, Narrabeen

Wednesday, 6th December
Sooki Lounge, Belgrave

Thursday, 7th December
Mac’s Hotel, Melton

Friday, 8th December
York on Lilydale, Mt Evelyn

Saturday, 9th December
Gasometer Hotel, Melbourne

Thursday, 14th December
Village Hotel, Golden Grove

Friday, 15th December
Norwood Hotel, Norwood

Saturday, 16th December
Fowlers Live, Adelaide

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