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Robbie Hancock


Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
member since: Nov 11, 2006


Robbie Hancock is an Indie Folk Singer/Songwriter, who could be found on the same playlist as Mumford and Sons, Iron and Wine and The Civil Wars. He is also a one stop composer/producer for Film/TV. Robbie is also a multi-instrumentalist and engineer, producing broadcast quality recordings for today’s contemporary market. He has also been honing his songwriting craft in the past few years by attending several conferences and songwriting festivals all over North America. Robbie has also received FACTOR songwriting grants in both 2013 and 2014 in support of his hard work as a budding Canadian songwriter. He has also recently signed artist /composer deals with several music library publishing companies in the US, Canada and Germany for film and television in which he submits new music on a regular basis. He received his first movie placement released in 2014, for a Canadian film called “Forget” directed by Jesse James Burton.

Robbie is a semi-finalist for the international Songwriting Competition 2015 for his song "Into The Bright" co-composed and produced by Andy Gabrys. He also has been accepted recently for The Artist On Board Program through Via Rail Canada and where he will be touring across Canada Toronto to Vancouver and back in the summer of 2015, performing the whole way for passengers on board the train.

Robbie owns his own Mac/Logic X based production studio and besides writing and recording his own works on a daily basis, he also works with and records many other talented local artists in Waterloo region and all over the world via online collaborations.

Robbie also owns and operates a registered Ontario music business called Waterloo Wellington Music which covers music lessons, songwriting competitions, workshops, song evaluations and many other areas related to the music business. He also has run The Argus Music Festival since 2008 which is an annual fundraising event on his birthday weekend in which he raises funds with the help of local community to raise funds for The Argus Residence in Cambridge, a shelter for homeless teens. Robbie performs at many other charity events including Ride For Seeing Eye Dog events, Cancer Benefits, Hospice Fundraisers and Fundraisers for war Veterans.

Robbie is a very hard working musician and has the drive, determination and perseverance necessary to thrive and adapt in today's ever changing contemporary music industry. He hopes that he can share his passion for creating and recording his music with listeners from all walks of life.