Since the start of 2018, the group also co-hosts a weekly honky-tonk and western swing residency at the Rooks Return in Fitzroy which has become the go-to regular two-step gig in Melbourne.
“It might not be Texas but I really like it.” (Country Music People magazine)
“James Ellis is at the forefront of the next generation of country music.” – Double J Radio
“[O]n his noteworthy debut Ellis shows he can foot it with maverick and classicist contemporaries such as Daniel Romano and Zephaniah OHora.” — Rhythms Magazine
“James Ellis has his cowboy boots firmly in Melbourne and his heart in Austin Texas … and as good country music should, he's guaranteed to have you two steppin’ or cryin’ tears in your beer.” – Denise Hylands (Twang on 3RRR FM)