Announcing: folks fest Songwriter Showcase

2018 Songwriter Showcase

Emily will perform as one of ten finalists in the Songwriter Showcase at the 2018 Rocky Mountain Folks Fest in Lyons, Colorado on August 17th! Send your best wishes for good luck in the competition! 

announcing: americana fest 2018

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Emily will perform an official showcase for Americana Fest on the evening of Saturday, September 15th - Venue TBA - Details at americanamusic.org

 

Bio

With her forthcoming album Traveling Mercies, Emily Scott Robinson offers a complex, thoughtful portrait of a real itinerant artist, one who carries the lessons of her past as she searches for a hopeful future. She and her husband live full time in a motorhome and spend long stretches on the road, turning chance encounters with strangers into stirring folk meditations on the human condition.

Though this is Robinson's first proper studio release (having already released a full-length album, Magnolia Queen, and a live EP), it's by no means her first introduction to the songwriting community. 

In 2015, she won American Songwriter's May/June lyric contest for Magnolia Queen cut "Marriage Ain't the End of Being Lonely." She followed that award with two more, notching a Kerrville New Folk Winner trophy in 2016 and a Wildflower Performing Songwriter Contest win in 2017. In an early nod to Traveling Mercies, AmericanaFest announced Robinson as an Official Showcasing Artist for the 2018 lineup in Nashville this September.

With Traveling Mercies, Robinson has announced herself as one of our important emerging voices in Americana and roots music. Beyond that, she's given us a beautiful album, a balm for trying times which shows, through intricately crafted melodies and hard-earned wisdom, that we all have the same struggles at our core, and there's no better time than now to take that to heart.

-Brittney McKenna
 

traveling mercies fully funded on kickstarter // out february 2019!

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