Tag: Bobby Hicks

More Baker photos from Wide Open Bluegrass

| October 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here’s one more gallery of Frank Baker’s images from last weekend’s Wide Open Bluegrass celebration in Raleigh.


Down Memory Lane – Mark Kuykendall, Bobby Hicks, & Asheville Bluegrass

| January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Though western North Carolina has long been known as a hotbed of traditional music, much of the attention has focused on the old-time, mountain styles – ballad singers, string bands, and the like – found throughout the region’s hills and valleys. However, the first release […]


Debut single from Mark Kuykendall & Bobby Hicks

| September 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rebel Records has announced the signing of Mark Kuykendall, Bobby Hicks & Asheville Bluegrass, and the release of a debut single ahead of their CD dropping on November 6. Down Memory Lane is the title of the album, which Mark says he recorded as a gift for […]


Artist2Artist: Bobby Hicks – Are You Really Listening?

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

If it were magic, all of us fiddle players would be playing like bluegrass musician Bobby Hicks. But as he says… “fiddle playing is hard and it takes a long time to get good. You’ve got to listen… REALLY listen.” Today, I started really listening. […]


Rose of Old Kentucky from Darin & Brooke

| January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Darin & Brooke Aldridge have offered up a video tease from their upcoming Mountain Home album, Snapshots. It’s their version of the Bill Monroe number, My Rose of Old Kentucky, with Bobby Hicks on fiddle.   Radio programmers can download tracks from the new album […]


Darin & Brooke – Get Up John

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Darin & Brooke Aldridge have offered up a sneak peek from their next recording, a driving version of the old time favorite, Get Up John, with cross tuned mandolin from studio guest, Sam Bush, in the Monroe style.   Though no date has been given, […]


The Masters of Bluegrass tour ends December 8

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Just over a year ago since their debut at the IBMA Award Show at the Ryman Auditorium, The Masters of Bluegrass – Del McCoury, JD Crowe, Bobby Osborne, Bobby Hicks and Jerry McCoury – will be making their last appearance together at The Philharmonic Center […]


Bobby Hicks to receive NC Heritage Award

| October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The recipients of the North Carolina Heritage Award for 2014 have been announced, and legendary fiddler Bobby Hicks is among the honorees. A native of Newton, NC, Bobby started on the fiddle as a young boy, and won his first fiddle competition when he was just […]


Celebrate the big 8-0 with Bobby Hicks

| July 12, 2013 | 2 Comments

Bobby Hicks is coming up on a major milestone. On July 21, the iconic fiddler will turn 80 years old, and is inviting family, friends and fans to join him for a celebratory concert that afternoon in Marshall, NC. Hicks started his career in bluegrass […]


MOB scene at Festival of the Bluegrass

| June 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

Here is a gallery of images that Lexington, KY photographer Estill Robinson shot during this past weekend’s Festival of the Bluegrass. This first batch captures Masters Of Bluegrass on stage, a supergroup that includes Del McCoury, Bobby Osborne, J.D. Crowe, Bobby Hicks and Jerry McCoury. […]