Joe Robinson has earned a reputation as one of the world’s greatest guitar players and a brilliant singer/songwriter. His fluid and inimitable style has delighted audiences around the world, garnering high praise and prestigious awards from the international music community. Considered one of the preeminent fingerstyle guitarists in the world today, performing complex arrangements that feature the bassline, chords, and melody all played simultaneously, Robinson carries forward the legacy of legendary guitarists Chet Atkins, Merle Travis, Lenny Breau, and Tommy Emmanuel while adding a flavor of artistry very much his own. His guitar prowess is such that it’s hard to believe he is playing alone!
Born and raised in the Australian bush, Robinson won first place on the “Australia’s Got Talent” television show at age 16. His live “one man” acoustic/electric show is an energetic display of virtuosity and witty, finely-crafted lyrics delivered with his personable Aussie charisma. Nashville has been Robinson’s home base for the last decade. This is where he has performed or recorded with a long list of celebrated music icons including Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, Kenny Rogers, Styx, and friend and mentor Tommy Emmanuel, CGP. He has released 7 solo albums to great acclaim.