Rob Haines has been working professionally as a Nashville musician since 1982, playing the steel guitar, dobro, mandolin, and guitar. He's toured with and backed up many national artists including Shania Twain, Lori Morgan, Pam Tillis, Chely Wright, Ken Mellons, Vassar Clements, Tom T. Hall, Johnny Lee, Hank Thompson, Lee Greenwood, Brenda Lee, Mandy Barnett, Louise Mandrell, Jeannie C. Riley, The Jordanairs, Johnny Russel and Doug Stone.
Rob joined Jeannie C. Riley's band from 1985 to 1990. From 1990 thru 1998 Rob played in Opryland's Country Music USA show in Nashville. Beginning 1990 thru 2002 he played 1st mandolin in the Nashville Mandolin Ensemble, recording three albums including the critically acclaimed "Gifts" for Sony/Columbia. In 1993 Rob was a full time member of Shania Twain's band, touring the US and Canada.
Currently Rob performs with:
Vintage Mandolin Quartet
Consisting of Mandolin, Mandocello, Guitar and Upright Bass, The Vintage Mandolin Quartet is a group of musicians based in Nashville TN. The rich diversity of classical, traditional, folk, pop and jazz, Irish and Italian music would add the right touch for your wedding, convention, party or any social function. The Vintage Mandolin Quartet provide the highest level of musicianship and listening entertainment. Click for more info here
Parker and the Propane Tanks
It's a unique blend of bluegrass, country and rock-a-billy. Bluegrass instrumentation with the addition of steel guitar and snare drum. Trayler is known as a gifted song writer and a quick wit.
Check us out on Trayler's MySpace. There's videos and photos.
Haines and Fitzhugh
Experience the unique sound of a mandolin guitar duet. The rich blend of string music with the styles of classical, traditional, folk, pop and jazz. The duo plays weddings, conventions, clubs, parties or any social function. Rob Haines and Tiger Fitzhugh provide the highest level of musicianship and listening entertainment as the duo, Haines and Fitzhugh.
Bruce and Kristi Cline and the
Music City Wranglers is a high energy
show band specializing in custom shows for each audience. This versatile group performs everything from country, classic and southern rock, to oldies, bluegrass and gospel. The group plays most corporate gigs but also private parties and concerts.
Bluegrass and Country music. Rob Haines, Gene "Pappy" Merritts, and Garry Adams are all veterans of Opryland Theme Park. Truegrass usually performs as a trio with vocals, fiddle, guitar, mandolin and swap instruments to include banjo and dobro.