Bio

New album Chronicle out now!

headshot1.jpgA roaming, creative entity of the American Midwest, Anna Robins is a growing songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and filmmaker with a passion for building bridges through song and film. Her original musical style combines the honest conversations of contemporary music with the driving rhythms and touching melodies of her folk roots. 
And you won’t be disappointed with her popular covers including Alanis Morissette, the Cranberries, Lorde, and Brandi Carlile.

Highlights of her budding music and film career include producing the short documentary “Héčhetu Welo“, Co-founding Singing Doe – Workshop & Showcase, cover and feature in Black Hills Women’s Magazine (March/April 2017), winning the Black Hills Music Festival Band Competition and Sioux Falls Folk Off in 2015, many artist in residencies, touring across the great plains region, two albums, one EP, and her YouTube channel reaching over 6000 subscribers around the world.
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Listen to my interview on “Moment In Sound” on South Dakota Public Radio.

2018

  • “Chronicle” full album released
  • Guest artist on South Dakota Public Radio’s “Moment in Sound”
  • Co-founded Singing Doe – Workshop & Showcase
  • Artist-In-Residence at St. Joseph Indian School
  • Produced “Héčhetu Welo” (short documentary – film and score)
  • Rounds participant at Wild West Songwriter’s Festival
  • Started “The Grit Cooperative

2017

  • “Dead End” trailer score composed
  • Featured in Black Hills Women’s Magazine
  • Featured at Southern Hills Music and Arts Festival
  • Featured at Emerging Artists Showcase, Rapid City
  • Rounds participant at Wild West Songwriter’s Festival
  • Played over 30 shows in the region!

2016

  • “Let Him Eat Cake” soundtrack composed
  • Review in Boulder Beat
  • Core teammember for South Dakota Songwriter’s Association

2015

  • “The Suitcase Set” full album released
  • Anna Robinson and the Suitcase Set – winners of the Black Hills Music Festival Band Contest
  • Anna Robinson and the Suitcase Set – winners of the Folk Off, South Dakota
  • Anna Robinson and the Suitcase Set featured at the Sioux River Folk Festival
  • Soundtrack composed for Niobrara National Scenic River Introductory video
  • “Listen” Meditation-style EP released

2014

  • “Whisper in the Storm” Acoustic EP released
  • Song featured in season 2 of HitRecord on TV

2013

  • Song featured in Emmy winning season of HitRecord on TV

2012

  • “Euphoria” full album released

2011

  • “The Temple” choral/orchestral/world composition released
  • “Virago – The Film Score” Soundtrack EP released
  • First international appearance playing in Dublin, Ireland

2010

  • “Falling Up” full album released
  • “Traditional Irish Tin Whistle Songs” released on YouTube
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