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Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley Live
Sep18

Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley Live

From Bristol Virginia Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley live review Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley Live at The Birthplace of Country Music Museum Farm and Fun Time Radio Bristol 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...

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The Crooked Road – Virginia’s Music Heritage Trail
Dec11

The Crooked Road – Virginia’s Music Heritage Trail

Read my travels along Virginia’s Crooked Road Heritage Trail   The Crooked Road – A Majestic Music Odyssey The mountains of the southern Appalachia have long been recognised as a breeding ground for traditional music.  The earliest settlers brought their instruments and musical traditions, which were fused together to form country, blues, folk and other styles of American popular music. The Crooked Road is Virginia’s...

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Folds, Muffins and Licks
Oct10

Folds, Muffins and Licks

Read about our visit to the Carter Family Fold and Bristol Virginia Wednesday October 8 2014 Another deliberately spread-out and easy day today.  I’m enjoying the slower pace before gearing for my last two festivals, one in Charleston and the other in New Orleans.  Bristol is helping me out too, it’s the ideal place to chill out, while always having music opportunities at the ready. The first order of business is to head...

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