Tag: Bobby Hicks

Darin & Brooke – Get Up John

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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, […]

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The Masters of Bluegrass tour ends December 8

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Bobby Hicks to receive NC Heritage Award

| October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Celebrate the big 8-0 with Bobby Hicks

| July 12, 2013 | 2 Comments
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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 […]

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MOB scene at Festival of the Bluegrass

| June 11, 2013 | 1 Comment
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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. […]

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Festival of the Bluegrass 2013

| June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
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This report on the 2013 Festival of the Bluegrass is a contribution from Jim & Valerie Gabehart. Jim shared the review, and Valerie the photos. We have a great many additional photos to share taken by Estil Robertson. Look for those over the next few […]

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Bluegrass Album Band in Sevierville

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Mike Kelly was kind enough to send a few of the photos he shot on Saturday when the Bluegrass Album Band and some loyal fans braved the rain for a reunion show at the Bloomin’ Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival. The weather was wet and drizzly […]

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A First-Class Reunion

| February 19, 2013 | 2 Comments
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This reflection on the Bluegrass Album band reunion in Asheville is a contribution from Alan Tompkins, prominent Texas bluegrass musician, impresario, and radio host. Mid-February weather in Dallas is usually great, some of the best each year, and not something I would normally leave (voluntarily) […]

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Bluegrass Album Band returns in fine style

| February 18, 2013 | 3 Comments
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This is the first of two articles about the historic reunion of The Bluegrass Album Band this past weekend in North Carolina. There’s no better way to start the Bluegrass Album Band reunion than with the crack of Crowe’s banjo kicking off the album one […]

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The MOB claims its first victims

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
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“The MOB is on its way!” is what Don Rigsby of the Rambling Rooks had promised when they left the stage. He was talking to an excited crowd of onlookers at the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC) in Bowling Green this past Saturday night, […]

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