Tag: Rob Ickes

For The Record: Becky Buller #8

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Once again, Stephen Mougin at Dark Shadow Recording has prevailed on one of his artists to retail their recording experience for us in blog form. This time, it’s Becky Buller who is working on her first solo project with the label. Here is the eighth installment of […]

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Nothin’ To You from Becky Buller

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Dark Shadow Recordings has released a debut single from Becky Buller’s upcoming album, ‘Tween Earth and Sky. Becky is a regular member of Darin & Brooke Aldridge, where she is making her mark as a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She fills all these same roles […]

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Special C talks about Country Boy

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Compass Records has created a nice introduction to the upcoming Special Consensus album, Country Boy: A Bluegrass Tribute to John Denver, due later this month. It’s a video shot in their Nashville studio that mixes music performance clips with band interviews about the record, and getting […]

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Tony Rice benefits in CT and TN

| March 7, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Over this next few weeks, two benefit concerts will be held to raise funds for The Tony Rice Foundation, which is collecting donations to assist Tony while he seeks to recover from both his arm and voice problems. Over $60,000 has been raised since December, […]

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Scheerhorn unveils new Rob Ickes guitar

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Tim Scheerhorn and Rob Ickes have announced a new resonator guitar, designed by Tim to Rob’s specs, and manufactured in the US by National Reso-Phonic Guitars. It is made using Scheerhorn’s L-body design, built larger than the guitar dreadnaught profile for greater volume and projection. The […]

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Photos, video from Scruggs Center opening

| January 13, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Our Special Bluegrass Correspondent captured some images and video from the grand opening of the Earl Scruggs Center on January 11.    

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Earl Scruggs Center opens in a deluge

| January 13, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Over one thousand fans of the five-string gathered in Shelby, North Carolina on Saturday, January 11, to experience the grand opening of the Earl Scruggs Center. Despite pouring rain that moved several events that had been scheduled to take place on the courthouse square into […]

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ResoSummit announces 2013 scholarship winner

| November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Rob Ickes’ 7th Annual ResoSummit convenes later this afternoon in Nashville, with more than 100 resonator slide guitarists from all over the world congregating to study with top practitioners of the instrument. With the start of festivities comes the announcement of this year’s recipient of the Houston Caldwell […]

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Alan Jackson et al on Letterman

| October 30, 2013 | 18 Comments
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If you missed Alan Jackson and his all-star band last night on The Late Show with David Letterman – or just want to watch it again – the video is embedded below. He performed Blacktop from his current release, The Bluegrass Album, with Tim Crouch […]

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Alan Jackson takes his bluegrass to New York City

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
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New York City? That’s right, folks. Alan Jackson is traveling to New York with his Bluegrass Album band to perform music from his new record at a concert tonight at Carnegie Hall. Assisting will be the same bluegrass all-stars who tracked with Jackson this Spring: […]

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