Americana artist Robert Ellis and alt-country artist Jonny Fritz have announced that they will team up for a tour together this October.

The pair will head to our shores for the new Americana festival Out on the Weekend. This will mark Ellis’ third trip to Australia, having toured here twice in 2013 with Justin Townes Earle and later with Cory Chisel. He’s earned widespread acclaim for his debut albumPhotographsand its follow upThe Lights From The Chemical Plant, which picked up 3 Americana Music Award nominations. Fritz’s debut albumDad Countrywas widely applauded and is set to be released in Australia through the Lost Highway label soon.

Opening up for them will be critically acclaimed singer/songwirter James Thomson.

Catch ’em at Newtown Social Club on Tuesday October 23 and at Out On The Weekend on Saturday October 18.

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