News from Rob Ickes
Grammy Nomination for Rob & Trey: Best Bluegrass Album Trey and I are honored to be in such good company for the 2016 Grammy nomination for Best Bluegrass Album, for our Compass release, Before the Sun Goes Down.
Rob departs Blue Highway"...it is truly with a heart full of gratitude-and more than a little sadness-that I announce my departure from the band." See Rob's full statement here, along with a link to Blue Highway's announcement.
New in the Store: Rob Ickes Dobro Instructional VideosThree volumes, including Slower Tempo Songs and Backing Up a Vocalist; "Monrobro," Fiddle Tunes and Uptempo Songs; and Mastering the Fretboard, Scales, Arpeggios & More. Check them out here.
WE HAVE SCHEERHORN/NATIONAL RESOPHONIC GUITARS IN STOCK! Three models to choose from. These guitars have been selling very fast...Click on the store page for more info.
Trey Hensley and I will be touring in Europe next month, click on the tour info page for more info!
THE STORE PAGE-Has undergone some changes lately. If you're having trouble with the cart, be sure and hit the REFRESH button on your browser and that should take care of it.
ROB ICKES AND TREY HENSLEY CD IS NOW AVAILABLE!!
Trey is an incredible young singer/guitarist that I've been working with recently. I am really excited about this collaboration! For more info, check out the EPK at this link:
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THREE BELLS: Auldridge, Douglas, IckesThree Bells, the long-awaited "dobro trio" CD from Jerry Douglas, Mike Auldridge and Rob Ickes, will be released on Sept. 16, 2014. Preorder it now from the Store. And check out the video trailer here: Three Bells video
NEW ROB ICKES SIGNATURE MODEL We are excited to announce a new Rob Ickes signature model Scheerhorn/National Resophonic Guitar! In addition to the Rob Ickes Model Guitar, there are two other models to choose from. These are all L-body, solid wood guitars, designed by Tim Scheerhorn and made in the USA. All are available now at www.robickes.com/store If you have any questions about the guitars, just email us via the contact page
...and more:Busy time in the studio this Spring...Rob has been working with many artists lately including:
Merle Haggard and Mac Weisman, Alan Jackson Bluegrass Project, Don Henley, Toby Keith, Ray Stevens and Jett Williams...
Coming in 2014:A special "dobro trio" CD by Mike Auldridge, Jerry Douglas & Rob Ickes! Read more about it here, and check back for more details as they become available!
Guitar Player Magazine weighs in with Rob Ickes on the cover, along with a 12-page feature by Matt Blackett, in the August 2011 issue More here
New Three Ring Circle CD, Brothership: My new project with Three Ring Circle is out now! Surf over to ResoRevolution for more details!
Road Song, my new solo CD, hit the streets on 7/21. National Public Radio recently aired a story about this project on All Things Considered: read/hear it here.
For more info about Road Song, surf to www.resorevolution.com/RoadSong or click here .
New in the Store: Lots of people ask about my string preferences. So I've added what I use to the Store: D'Addario J42's with an extra .017 for the top string (available as a single set or by the box).
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Newly Released - DVD+CD: "Rob Ickes: Contemporary Dobro Artistry", with special guests Andy Leftwich and jazz pianist Michael Alvey. More information in the Store or here: www.resorevolution.com (surf to ResoGear page). Read the Bluegrass Unlimited review of this project on my News page.