Tag: Rob Ickes

Rob & Trey head down under

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley will be taking their duo powerhouse show to Australia next week for a series of shows in the southeastern regions of the continent. This will be their first visit to perform together in Australia. Their tour will start and end […]


Duncan Stitt wins 2016 ResoSummit scholarship

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rob Ickes and Betty Wheeler, who operate the ResoSummit instructional camp in Nashville each November, have announced the winner of their annual Houston Caldwell Scholarship for 2016. The scholarship provides free tuition for a promising dobro player under the age of 18, and donations from a […]


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 […]