Robin Auld

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Slide guitar, harmonica, African blues guitar stylings and soul vocals all feature in the fresh and vibrant roots sound of Robin Auld. An award winning artist with an international CV spanning twenty albums, he is a powerful and accomplished performer whose energy has uplifted audiences all over the world.
Born in Lusaka, Zambia to Scots parents, Robin's childhood was spent alternating between Southern Africa and Scotland; a journey reflected in the African and Celtic influences in his music. He learned to play the guitar by listening to Hendrix, Ry Cooder and Neil Young, also absorbing influences from the various guitarists of Southern Africa to make the contemporary mix of his music today.
He had several hits in South Africa with producer Kevin Shirley, who has worked with Led Zeppelin and Joe Bonnamassa amongst others, before embarking on the journey to take his music abroad. He has performed and recorded in New York, London, Glasgow and Nashville, opening for and performing with acts such as Lloyd Cole, Angelique Kidjo, Michelle Shocked, Jackson Brown and Seasick Steve.

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