• Rob Ickes – Road Song

    Reso-guitar mega-monster Rob Ickes has a new CD, focusing on his musical life outside of bluegrass and Blue Highway. Road Song is a collaboration with jazz pianist Michael Alvey on a set of piano/dobro duets, with Robinella providing vocals on three

  • Grassers garner ACM nods

    When the complete list of nominees for the 2009 Academy Of Country Music Awards were announced yesterday (2/11), a number of bluegrass pickers showed up on the list. No... not that list (the one with all the Nashville glitterati in their

  • ResoSummit 2009

    Rob Ickes has announced that registration for ResoSummit 2009 has begun - and sold out right away. The annual weekend of instruction and immersion in resophonic guitar is scheduled for November 5-8, held at the Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville, with some

  • Photos from the Pick One tour

    The Pick One concert tour we told you about in December has largely come and gone, taking a star-studded bluegrass package show to Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Georgia in early January. Instead of presenting bands that perform together normally, artists

  • Pick One – all star package show

    The package show was a staple of the early rock and roll, and rhythm and blues scenes. These were touring shows where a number of popular artists would appear on the same bill - often sponsored by a record label

  • Hornography – Released

    This past Tuesday saw the official release of the new Scheerhorn resonator guitar tribute CD, Hornography. The CD is put together by renowned resophonic guitar player, recording engineer and producer, Randy Kohrs. The brainchild of Jimmy Ross, the CD came about

  • Hornography

    Randy Kohrs' record label, Left of Center Records, is soon to release a new resophonic guitar CD entitled, Hornography. Hornography serves as a tribute to resophonic guitar luthier, Tim Scheerhorn. Kohrs is joined on the CD by an all star line

  • Sierra Hull on The Opry

    Already a Grand Ole Opry veteran as a high school senior, bluegrass prodigy Sierra Hull has a very special appearance scheduled for tonight's Friday Opry (9/19). Sierra has a dozen or more Opry appearances under her belt, but those were all

  • Bluegrass Worship

    Bluegrass Worship is the title of a new, bargain-priced 3-CD set from Steve Ivey and Star Song Music. Ivey is a highly-regarded and successful writer and producer who has won most every award available to him in the music business. His

  • Rob Ickes – new CD/DVD

    Blue Highway's resophonic guitar master Rob Ickes has a new project released this week (8/8). Contemporary Dobro Artistry is a CD/DVD set from Mel Bay Publications that offers both CD audio and DVD video of Rob in a variety of live