Tag: Rob Ickes

Rob and Trey back across the pond

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley are enjoying a very warm reception for their new album, The Country Blues. The mix of bluegrass, Americana, and alt-country is winning fans and generating radio play in all three genres, and getting them all sorts of notice in the […]


New album coming from Rob & Trey

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Compass Records has announced a July 8 release date for The Country Blues, the sophomore project from Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley. Their unique sound is based on Rob’s stunning mastery of the reso-guitar and Trey’s soulful country/bluegrass singing and flatpicking guitar. Their act started as […]


A Power Of Bluegrass story from Sweden

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Andy Cargill is an acoustic musician and singer/songwriter living in Stockholm who has been shooting and publishing a video log (vlog) of his musical journey this year as he prepares to create a band and begin performing the music from his latest record at folk […]


Rob & Trey headed for the old country

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley are taking their acoustic bluegrass/country show to Europe for a ten day run of shows next month. The powerhouse guitar and reso-guitar duo, set off by Trey’s soulful singing, will be making their first visit together to the UK and […]


Rob and Trey in Sarasota

| January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last week when Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley were making a run through Florida, with sold out shows in Sarasota and Suffer, they stopped by the Sarasota Herald Tribune to record an episode of their Ticket TV web program. Rob and Trey performed a 15 minute […]


Gaven Largent to Blue Highway

| December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a surprise to no one who has been following the world of dobro playing of late, Blue Highway has announced that Gaven Largent has been chosen to join the band on the heels of original member Rob Ickes’ departure. Gaven has been turning heads […]


2015 ResoSummit scholarship went to Adam Birkeland

| November 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Houston Caldwell Scholarship to Rob Ickes’ 9th annual ResoSummit, held November 12-15 in Nashville, went to 15-year-old Adam Birkeland from Duluth, MN. Each year Rob and his ResoSummit co-produer Betty Wheeler, choose a young picker of special merit to attend the weekend instructional event free of charge. […]


Rob Ickes leaving Blue Highway

| November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The streak is over! For 21 years Blue Highway held the distinction of holding together with its original, founding members. Despite a brief exit by Jason Burleson, who returned not long after, the same five talented musicians have remained with the group from the start. Given […]


Three new Rob Ickes instructional videos

| October 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dobro wizard Rob Ickes has not one, not two, but three new instructional videos offered for sale from his web site. Each covers a specific aspect of his award-winning style, and is offered for $25. Volume 1 is titled Slower Tempo Songs and Backing Up a Vocalist. […]


Friday video at World of Bluegrass 2015

| October 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here’s a group of videos captured at various venues here at Wide Open Bluegrass 2015 on Friday. Bud’s Collective in the Marriott Hotel   In Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project, he researched the tunes and songs from Alan Lomax’s catalogs and brought them back to life […]