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Blue Highway has earned 25 collective IBMA Awards, 6 SPBGMA Awards, one Dove Award, and two Grammy nominations as a band, plus three prestigious Grammy Awards among its members.  Tim Stafford recently received honors as 2014 IBMA Songwriter of the Year and 2015 SPBGMA Guitar Player of the Year.  Rob Ickes was nominated for a 2015 Grammy Award for Best Folk Album - and won 2015 IBMA Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year - for his collaborative album "Three Bells" with Jerry Douglas and the late great Mike Auldridge.   Ickes is also honored to reign as the Most Awarded Instrumentalist in the history of IBMA with 15 Dobro Player of the Year Awards. 

Blue Highway received the Most Radio Airplay of any Bluegrass Artist for 2014, per the 2014 Bluegrass Radio Airplay Chart released by Bluegrass Today

As momentum continues to build for the 21-year strong powerhouse band, Blue Highway broke into 2015 with Sold Out shows accounting for half their shows to date.  Their most recent album The Game  topped the national Bluegrass Unlimited Album Chart at #1 for  7 consecutive months (Jun-Dec 2014).  The Game was also named the #1 Bluegrass Album of the Year by critic Daniel Mullins in his end of the year Top 20 Albums of 2014 list in Bluegrass Today.

 

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Gaven Largent Honored with Dobro Player of the Year Nomination

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Blue Highway Welcomes Gaven Largent as Newest Member

December 9, 2015 - 9:00 am ET

www.bluehighwayband.com/news/blog/blue-highway-announces-gaven-largent-as-newest-member

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Blue Highway to Perform National Anthem

Blue Highway Announces Departure of Rob Ickes

Blue Highway will perform our National Anthem for the NBA's Charlotte Hornets vs Miami Heat game on Wednesday, December 9, at Time-Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte at 7:00 pm ET. 

The game will be broadcast on Fox Sports Southeast and WFNZ 610 AM.

http://bluehighwayband.com/event/1399163/204199457/nba-s-charlotte-hornets-vs-miami-heat
 

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November 18, 2015 - 3:45 pm ET

http://www.bluehighwayband.com/news/blog/blue-highway-announces-departure-of-rob-ickes

 

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Blue Highway Honored with Award Nominations

Blue Highway was honored to be nominated for a cumulative eight awards at the 26th Annual IBMA Awards held on Thursday, October 1, 2015, at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC.

Our sincere thanks to all the members of the International Bluegrass Music Association for the privilege of being nominated along side our good friends and peers among the finest musicians in Bluegrass!

Our best wishes and congratulations to all the IBMA Awards Nominees and Winners!  Special congrats to our own ROB ICKES, who won 2015 IBMA Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year for his collaborative album "Three Bells" with Jerry Douglas and the late great Mike Auldridge.
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Neuse River Music Fest

Lenoir Community College - Student Center, 231 Highway 58 South, Kinston, NC

Festival runs Friday-Saturday. Blue Highway play Friday @ 3:10 and 7:40 pm. Blue Highway, the Bellamy Brothers, Grascals, Boxcars, and more! For single day tickets, Click the 'Get Tickets' box below.

For VIP Reception tickets, please go to: http://www.neuserivermusicfest.com./vip.html.

Full Schedule here: http://www.neuserivermusicfest.com/vip.html

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Savannah Music Festival presents Blue Highway and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Ships of the Sea North Garden Pavillion, 41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA

Blue Highway's debut performance at Savannah Music Festival! TWO SHOWS on Sat Mar 26, both with a double bill featuring Blue Highway AND Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver! First show time is 12:30 pm for 120 minutes. Second show time is 7:30 pm for 120 minutes. Each show features both Blue Highway and DLQ, with each band performing one 60-min set.

Tickets & Info for 12:30 pm Show: www.savannahmusicfestival.org/event/doyle-lawson-quicksilverblue-highway/

Tickets & Info for 7:30 pm Show: http://www.savannahmusicfestival.org/event/doyle-lawson-quicksilverblue-highway-2/

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