MountainGrass Festival 2016 Line-Up

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Jamming at MountainGrass 2015

MountainGrass Festival 2016 Line-Up and Workshops

MountainGrass 2016 will be held at Harrietville (regional Victoria) on 18 to 20 November 2016.  Last year’s event was my first and it was a joyous three days, beautiful setting, great music (formal and informal), easy to get around and the friendliest atmosphere you could imagine.  You can read my report on last year’s event.

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Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley Live

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Trey Hensley and Rob Ickes

Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley

Live at The Birthplace of Country Music Museum

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15 September 2016 Bristol VA/TN

Rob Ickes (rhymes with bikes) is one of the best dobro players in the world, no question.  Don’t take my word for it.  The pre-eminent bluegrass organisation, the IBMA, has awarded him Dobro Player of the Year an astonishing fifteen times – he is, in fact, the most IBMA-awarded musician in its history.  Ickes was a key member of Blue Highway for many years and has played with Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, Earl Scruggs, Don Henley, Alison Krauss and Willie Nelson. Continue reading

Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley – MountainGrass 2016

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MountainGrass Festival organisers have revealed a coup with the announcement that Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley will headline the 2016 event – 18 to 20 November. (Mandolinist Mike Compton has already been announced) Continue reading

Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley – Before The Sun Goes Down

Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley

New Album –

Before The Sun Goes Down

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I’m already such a fan..the new album from Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley is a wonderful piece of work.”
Merle Haggard

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