ARIA-award winning singer-songwriter Conrad Sewell will be christening the freshly-reopened Kinross Woolshed this Australia Day, treating fans to a stripped-back 'more pure' sound to match the rustic venue.
Albury is the second stop on Sewell's 21-day tour of regional Australia, which the 31-year-old expects to be his best yet.
During his last tour Sewell performed at large venues from The Forum in Melbourne to the Enmore Theatre in Sydney, but the singer-songwriter is excited to take to regional Australia's pubs.
"It's a lot more of an intimate show, it's a bit stripped back," he said.
"I love singing in venues like this, taverns and pubs, this whole albums is meant to be heard like that, just with a piano and guitar, really stripped and all about the voice. You can really hear the stories I'm telling.
"I think these shows will be even more special than the last because there's no bells and whistles, it's just the heart of the song and me singing in my purest form.
"I love playing those big shows with the full band, but for me it's more special when it's just the piano, the guitar and you really get to hear the song.
"I think that's when I shine most and I think this will be better than the last tour."
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Sewell said escaping the major cities allows him to see just how far his words have travelled, which was a humbling experience.
"It's an amazing thing," he said.
"It's interesting for me to see how many people come out to these shows because it really gives me an idea about how many people, and where, my music has reached."
For those inspired by his success and words, Sewell has two simple pieces of advice - believe in yourself, and work.
"As cheesy as it sounds those stereotypes are real," he said.
"If you actually believe you have what it take anything can happen.
"Write as much as you can. Write a song a day if you can, then throw it out and the write another one the next day.
"It's just like anything, with practise you get better and better at it, and then before you know it you can write a song that will change your life."
Sewell hasn't played in Albury before but is keen to take his place alongside Jimmy Barnes, Rick Astley and countless country music legends who have graced the Kinross' stage.
Profits from merchandise sales throughout the tour will be donated to the Australian Red Cross and Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, with about $40,000 to $50,000 expected to be raised.