Rod Fritz is an Australian musician and singer/songwriter who has been writing and performing for over twenty years. He has released several albums both solo and with his band “Fritz” and is best known for his release of the album “Clouded”, in 2011 and self-titled album “Fritz”, which attracted well over a half a million listens on line with songs like “Green Grass”, “F U” and “Don’t be Sad”.
Born and raised in Hobart, Tasmania, Rod was introduced to the music scene in the early 90’s by friends who included him in their band “Death & Disease as a saxophone player. Three years later after disbanding he began writing his own music and shortly afterwards recorded his first album “Send Help’ in 1996.
Rod completed three solo tours of the US playing at various venues throughout the entire nation including the Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Denver, Nashville and New York.
Here in Australia, Rod has had several No.1 positions on the TripleJ Unearthed Indie charts and was a top ten finalist in 2012 and 2013 MusicOz awards. Rod performed solo at the 2013 Music Oz awards at “Star Casino” Sydney.
Rod has performed at many venues including; The Espy, The Brunswick Hotel, Revolver, The HiFi Bar (Melbourne), The Valve Bar & Ravesis (Sydney) and also Republic Bar and Taste Festival in Tasmania.
Rod delivers a unique yet uncomplicated style with strong story-lines, melodies and hooks. You will become immersed with the various poetic, inspirational lyrics that he has chosen to share, through his personal loves, losses… and triumphs.
Rod’s music is hard to categorise bordering on rock, folk, country, pop and Indie. Rod will be releasing a new album in 2014 and looking at touring both nationally and globally!
Rod's music continues to grow with radio play all around the globe!
Check out some of Rods music at www.rodfritz.com and stay in touch on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/rod.fritz