Tag: Rob Ickes

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 […]


Trey Hensley & Rob Ickes video from The Down Home

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Trey Hensley & Rob Ickes have posted this video from their performance last Friday at The Down Home in Johnson City, TN. It finds them laying down a scorching version of Jimmy Martin’s Freeborn Man, which has served as a flatpicking showcase for many a […]


Places I’ve Been – Gold Heart

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Had you been thinking, “I wonder what happened to Gold Heart?” I know I had when I ran into them at the IBMA’s World Of Bluegrass convention last September in Raleigh. Tori Gold, the eldest of the three singing Gold sisters told me that she hears […]


My Way Is the Highway video from Rob & Trey

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

To celebrate the release of their new Compass Records album, Before The Sun Goes Down, Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley have created a live performance video for CMT Edge. It finds the somewhat unlikely duo running through one of Trey’s songs, My Way Is The […]


Rob and Trey play the blues

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

To help promote their new album, Before The Sun Goes Down, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley have released a music video for one of the tracks, Pride and Joy. The song is a cover of the late Stevie Ray Vaughan’s signature number, and a bold move […]