Rob Ickes

Rob Ickes

 

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Rob Ickes is a dobro (resonator guitar) player. A Northern California native (born 1967), Rob Ickes [rhymes with "bikes"] moved to Nashville in 1992 and joined the contemporary bluegrass band Blue Highway as a founding member in 1994.[1] In addition to his work with Blue Highway, he also regularly performs with Three Ring Circle and his own jazz trio.

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Slide City
Album
Slide City is an album by musical artist Rob Ickes, released on January 1, 1999.
Hard Times
Album
Hard Times is an album by musical artist Rob Ickes, released on January 1, 1997.
Road Song
Album
Road Song is an album by musical artist Rob Ickes, released on January 1, 2009.

Photos - Rob Ickes16

Popular Albums3

Album Appearances & References25

Collaborators & Influencers12

Music-Related Relationships2

Awards & Nominations1

Videos1

Spotify - Albums & Singles32

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On22

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles8

When my last song is sung: A conversation with Rob Ickes
  –  August 31, 2017
In the bluegrass world, it doesn’t get much bigger than Rob Ickes. Fifteen-time “Dobro Player of the ... Ickes has been crisscrossing the country with singer/guitarist Trey Hensley. The duo’s album, “Before the Sun Goes Down, earned them a 2016 ...
The Bluegrass Special presents Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley
  –  August 15, 2017
Rob Ickes is a longtime, well-established instrumental giant, and Trey Hensley is bursting with talent both as a vocalist and guitarist. The Bluegrass Special presents Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley Portland Chautauqua Fremont Theater tuesday, august 15 ...
When my last song is sung: A conversation with Rob Ickes
  –  August 31, 2017
Rob Ickes: When it’s done well ... And then you had Tony Rice, who was doing the real traditional Bluegrass Album Band stuff, but also the jazz instrumental albums. What I enjoyed about it was that each group had their own sound. You could not confuse ...
Dobro Player Rob Ickes Takes A New Highway
  –  August 9, 2017
Blue Highway founding member and 10-time IBMA dobro player of the year Rob Ickes has just released an album of jazz duets with pianist and grade-school music teacher Michael Alvey, titled Road Song. All Things Considered by Craig Havighurst Play The piano ...
When my last song is sung: A conversation with Rob Ickes
  –  August 31, 2017
In the bluegrass world, it doesn’t get much bigger than Rob Ickes. Fifteen-time “Dobro Player of the Year” by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), Ickes was a founding member of Blue Highway, a group as innovative to the genre as ...
Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley at Boothbay Opera House
  –  August 29, 2017
In the ever changing world of country music, it’s comforting to know that the real deal ... mountain boys always have something to say that’s worthy of a listen.” Rob Ickes played bluegrass with his much-decorated band Blue Highway for over 20 ...
The Bluegrass Special presents Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley
  –  August 15, 2017
This unique collaborative effort between two uniquely gifted musicians is bound to be a revelation to traditional music fans on several counts. Rob Ickes is a longtime, well-established instrumental giant, and Trey Hensley is bursting with talent both as a ...
Rob Ickes And Trey Hensley On Mountain Stage
  –  August 2, 2017
(Image credit: Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage) http://www.npr.org/event/music/540961365/rob-ickes-and-trey-hensley-on-mountain-stage?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=music

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