Tag: Rob Ickes

Rob and Trey play the blues

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley in January ’15

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Compass Records has announced January 13, 2015 as the release date for Before The Sun Goes Down, the upcoming CD from Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley. It’s a fun album, that mixes hard driving bluegrass with classic country based around Trey’s strong voice and flatpicking […]

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Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley joined us during the World of Bluegrass convention to talk about their upcoming album together, Before The Sun Goes Down, which offers a mix of traditional bluegrass and country music. The pair have a show tomorrow (10/23) at Nashville’s Station Inn, […]

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Jerry Douglas and Rob Ickes at IBMA

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Mid-week here at IBMA’s World of Bluegrass, we had a lengthy and deeply personal chat with Rob Ickes and Jerry Douglas about their relationship with reso-legend, and good friend, Mike Auldridge. The specific topic for our discussion was the recent release of Three Bells, a triple dobro […]

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Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley to Compass

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Compass Records has announced the signing of Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley for the release of their upcoming album, Before The Sun Goes Down. It’s a project that mixes bluegrass and traditional country music with an all-star band behind them. Rob says that he was […]

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Three Bells – Auldridge, Douglas, Ickes

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Three Bells is an absolute rarity in the world of recorded music. It’s quite seldom that a new project conveys so much joy, so much love among the musicians, and for the instrument they share in common. Conceived as a chance for dobro buddies Jerry Douglas and Rob […]

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Three Bells commemorates Mike Auldridge

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Mike Auldridge has been lionized as a giant of the slide resonator guitar for many years, long before he died just after Christmas in 2012. From his early days in the Washington, DC bluegrass scene through his time with Seldom Scene, Chesapeake, and his own […]

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Rob Ickes duo project with Trey Hensley

| June 24, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Rob Ickes has a history of variety in the solo projects he records outside of his commitment with Blue Highway. Some have ben instrumental albums, others involve vocalists. A couple have explored jazz rhythms and harmony, while others stick closer to traditional string music. The next […]

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Cardboard In Her Shoes – Dave Yates

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Dave Yates’ 4-song EP, Cardboard In Her Shoes, has got East Tennessee written all over it. Of course Yates himself is on the faculty in the East Tennessee State University’s bluegrass music program, and has plied his trade as a singer, songwriter and instrumentalist in the […]

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Debut single from Dave Yates

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Dave Yates is a well-known bluegrass figure in East Tennessee. He has been an adjunct faculty member in the bluegrass program at ETSU since 1999, and is a recognized performer from Bristol to Johnson City to Asheville, NC and beyond. If you buy an album […]

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