• The Sideman Steps Out

    Regular readers of Bluegrass Today will have surely noted my occasional musings on how few really outstanding new recordings come across my desk, as a percentage of total new projects. It has also been noted how often these exceptional albums

  • Darin & Brooke Aldridge back in the studio

    Darin and Brooke Aldridge are in the studio this month completing what will be their second project for the Mountain Home label. As was the case with their self-titled 2010 album, this one is being overseen by noted Nashville songwriter

  • Brothership from Three Ring Circle

    Rob Ickes, Andy Leftwich and Dave Pomeroy are back with a second project from their acoustic trio, Three Ring Circle. All three of them are accomplished Nashville musicians. Ickes holds down the reso chair in Blue Highway, Leftwich play fiddle for

  • Scholarship opportunity at ResoSummit

    ResoSummit, Rob Ickes' annual workshop weekend for resonator guitarists is scheduled this year for November 10-13. As always, there are 3 days of instruction and performances by some of the top slide artists in Nashville and beyond. This year, Rob and

  • Rob Ickes – 2010 USA Fellow

    Rob Ickes, reso man with Blue Highway and pioneering slide stylist, has been announced as a recipient of a 2010 Fellowship from United States Artists. This award is given annually to 50 exceptional artists across a wide spectrum of disciplines,

  • Big fun at ResoSummit 2010

    We heard yesterday from Rob Ickes, who shared some details about this year's ResoSummit, the 4-day resonator guitar symposium he hosts annually in Nashville. A series of workshops and performances occur at the Scarritt Bennett conference center and the Station