• Cherryholmes on The Opry – and YouTube

    Cherryholmes will be appearing on tonight's Tuesday Grand Ole Opry, in the initial segment that airs from 8:00-8:30 p.m. The Opry broadcast is available over the air in the Nashville market on WSM AM 650, and simulcast worldwide via online streaming

  • Scheerhorn CD due in June

    Jimmy Ross tells us that the Scheerhorn guitar showcase CD he tipped us to last year is nearly ready to go. It will include 16 tracks which feature top resonator guitarists performing on instruments built by Tim Scheerhorn. A June release

  • Toby and Rob on Ellen

    Here's a YouTube clip of Toby Keith singing Please Come Home For Christmas on the Ellen show December 6. Rob Ickes is prominently featured on dobro. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1BoXgzC4f0

  • Rob Ickes and his Ickes model guitar

    Wechter Guitars has posted two new videos on YouTube, both of which show reso-master Rob Ickes test driving a new 6535R Wechter/Scheerhorn resonator guitar - the Rob Ickes signature model. The video was shot in a hotel room at last

  • Two new CDs: Tim Carter and Tommy Webb

    We received two fine CDs recently, from artists whose music may not be familiar to a wide listening audience. Both projects have their roots in the rich, fertile "bluegrass crescent" that encircles eastern Kentucky and Tennessee along with western Virginia

  • Ickes, Pikelny, Driessen on YouTube

    After teaching at Sore Fingers Week in England earlier this month, Rob Ickes, Noam Pikelny and Casey Driessen did some touring in the UK as The Nashville Acoustic All Stars. The folks at ukbluegrass.com posted yesterday with links to three video

  • ResoSummit in Nashville 11/07

    Rob Ickes has announced a four day resophonic guitar summit in Nashville this fall. Billed as ResoSummit, it will include workshops and performances, and a hands-on experience is promised for all students. Instructors tapped to participate in addition to Rob are

  • UK Bluegrass has Sore Fingers

    Our friends at UKBluegrass.com just let us know that they have posted to their blog an interview with John and Moira Wirtz who organize Europe's largest bluegrass/old time music camp, Sore Fingers. The camp has been running each year since

  • Rob Ickes in Guitar Player

    We posted earlier this week that Larry Keel was profiled in the current (February '07) issue of Guitar Player Magazine. It turns out that dobro master Rob Ickes also gets a mention in this issue, listed among the 100 Forgotten Greats