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your work as do the crowd”
big shout out to David Robinson, who played a wonderful set of acoustic
guitar-driven songs [...].
“David Robinson is a storyteller –
Dylan meets Oasis [...].”
“I have had
some fabulous feedback about your performance David. Thank you on behalf of Sturt FC
and be prepared for another call up”
indie pop/rock songs are a rare treat and classic influences of Oasis and The
Beatles shine through.”
“[All staff] spoke highly of your
professional entertaining performances, repertoire, your flexibility, easy going
nature and acceptance by your varied audience demographic”
“David is one of the best
songwriters going around who matches clever lyrics with catchy tunes.”
In December 2019, David repeated his 2018 feat and reached Number 1 on ReverbNation's Adelaide Folk Chart, where he remained from 19 December to 16 January.
In 2019, David released a four-song EP entitled Regrooved, while his band PlanB also released an EP with the name Four on the Floor. Both recordings featured different versions of his song 'Comfort Street'.
David made his fifth consecutive series of appearances at the annual Laura Folk Fair in 2019, where he was both the opening and closing stage act for the event.
David returned to the Semaphore Music Festival in 2018, playing the BSide Community Stage on the Labour Day Public Holiday.
In August and September of 2018, David played five solo shows in Derbyshire, England.
David's 2018 album release, Inner Groove, was made Radio Adelaide's 'Feature Album' in June of that year.
As front man and lead vocalist of the band PlanB, David toured the UK and Indonesia in 2018, and Vietnam, Cambodia and Mongolia in 2017.
The band also visited the UK in 2016 and, as part of a 12-date tour, appeared at the Cambridge Rock Festival, the Retro Festival, Woodhorn Lane Festival and Lakefest. He performed solo shows in Newcastle and Derby.
In 2015, 2016 and 2017 David performed at Bicycle SA's Dirty Weekend mountain biking festival, and also played to over 200 mountain bikers as part of the 2015 and 2107 15-day Outback Odyssey.
David played multiple shows for the third year in a row at Melrose Music Muster in 2016
In 2013 David was one of the winners 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 - held at the Victor Harbor Folk Festival - with his composition 'Monday Bloody Monday'.
In 2012 and 2013 David appeared as the official onboard performer on Great Southern Rail’s Ghan, Indian Pacific and Overland trains.
David appeared on the Mr V Stage, Buskers Stage, Ambrosia Stage and at Semaphore Garden & Pets as part of the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Semaphore Music Festival.
He has appeared as an actor and musician in the Adelaide Fringe, initially in 1988 and again (as a musician) in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016 and 2019. He performed, with his band, in the Bicentennial Sound Shell as part of the 1988 bicentennial celebrations.
As a member of the duo Yours Truly, David played at May Day celebrations in Sydney in 2012 and 2013, and also performed at the Benefit Concert for the Alistair Hulett Memorial Fund at the Adelaide Folk Centre.
David's song 'Shining Light' was included on the cover CD of the January-February 2014 issue of Rock 'n' Reel/R2 magazine (international publication). The song was performed by David's duo, Yours Truly.
He has featured on 30+ CDs. Some of these have been compilations; others have been his own solo and band releases.
David features numerous times in the 2nd and subsequent editions of Who’s Who of Australian Rock!, compiled by Chris Spencer.
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