David Robinson has toured his
award-winning songs across
Inspired by a love of The Beatles, David first picked up a guitar sometime towards the tail-end of the last century. He has entertained audiences as a member of popular bands and, in more recent years, as a solo performer. He has supported internationally-renowned acts such as (then) German-based Ronnie Taheny and Irish singer-songwriter Andy White. David has also appeared as an actor and musician in five Adelaide Fringe Festivals and performed at the official Bicentennial celebrations in 1988.
In 2013 David was a joint winner of the SCALA Festival of Original Music live section with his song Is There Something Wrong With Me? He was also the winner of the 'Working Life' section of the 1997 SCALA Songwriters Event with his composition Monday Bloody Monday.
“David Robinson is a storyteller – Dylan meets Oasis...” Brett Monten, The Adelaide Show podcast
David plays wherever and whenever
gigs are available. His solo performances at Adelaide venues such as The
Gov, Grace Emily and Wheatsheaf never fail to satisfy. Most years, he
plays somewhere in the region of 100+ shows. As well as having performed
in five Australian states and territories, David has played solo and band
shows in the UK, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and Mongolia. He has
appeared on more than 30 album/EP releases and has enjoyed airplay across
Combining wit and wordplay with a healthy mix of social and political engagement, David's songs provide plenty to think about. The lyrical depth is matched by strong melodies and memorable choruses; the songs will stay in the mind of the listener. David presents his passionate and entertaining original songs to enthusiastic audiences whenever he hears the call.
"David Robinson is an emotive
songwriter, writing compact and personal lyrics, capturing the essence of
his world. The music makes you want to dance, but has an edge that draws
you to the words."
Richard H Fox, WCUW FM,