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Featured Artists of the week!! Charlie Roth (last years Americana Cavalcade guest Star) 

Charlie Roth goes from strength to strength with every record .. On the new one he makes every note count ..A record he can be right proud of ..Charlie has hit the spot with his new one. 
”Noel Casey Dublin FM Dublin, Ireland 

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The House Concert Hub went to Folk Alliance International 18 -22 February Kansas to release this fabulous album Charlie features on the cd. ORDER NOW

Welcome to the all new Flyin Shoes Review


This site is the sister site to The House Concert Hub community and has been inherited in the main by kind donation of Shaun Belcher and Trailer Star.

It is the sum total of over ten years of tending a tender love of music by Shaun, a life time with Trailer Star and five or so years of an association with Rob Ellen from Medicine Music.

The House Concert Hub community will use it for the purpose of providing a online, all singing all dancing, review and preview area for the music of the community, and the music community at large. Have a look around tell your friends use the share button, tell the world.

We need reviewers, the idea is we have a correspondents in every area of the musical global village, it will be edited and co-ordinated by Rob Ellen of Medicine Music publicist promoter and presenter, if you wish to subscribe as a correspondent, join up here and drop Rob a line, he will send you cd's and send you to shows, display and publicise your content.

Here starts an other adventure.

  Visit The House Concert European Hub (& Acoustic Music Club Network)

May 2015

Jimmy Lafave
92 pts.
The Night Tribe
Music Road Records
Danny Schmidt
88 pts.
Live Once Records
Tom Russell
77 pts.
The Rose of Roscrae
Proper Records
John Moreland
52 pts.
High on Tulsa Heat
Thirty Tigers
American Aquarium
51 pts.
Blue Rose Records
Greg Trooper
44 pts.
Live At The Rock Room
52 Shakes Records
Band Of Ruhks
42 pts.
Band Of Ruhks
101 Ranch Records
The Boxmasters
38 pts.
Somewhere Down The Road
101 Ranche Records
Malcolm Holcombe
37 pts.
The RCA Sessions
Proper Records
Giant Sand
36 pts.
Heartbreak Pass
New West Records
Ray Wylie Hubbard
33 pts.
The Ruffian's Misfortune
Bordello Records
Steve Earle
33 pts.
New West Records
Eilen Jewell
30 pts.
Sundown Over Ghost Town
Signature Sounds Records
Elliott Murphy
30 pts.
Aquashow Deconstructed
Blue Rose Records
The Westies
27 pts.
West Side Stories
Pauper Sky Records
Wink Burcham
25 pts.
Cowboys Heroes And Old Folk Songs
Continental Song City
David Corley
24 pts.
Available Light
Continental Song City
Gretchen Peters
23 pts.
Scarlet Letter Records/Proper Records
Pokey LaFarge
23 pts.
Something In The Water
Rounder Records
The Wynntown Marshals
23 pts.
The End Of The Golden Age
Blue Rose Records
Will Hoge
23 pts.
Small Town Dreams
Cumberland Recordings
The Pine Hill Project
22 pts.
Tomorrow You’re Going
Signature Sounds
Joel Rafael
21 pts.
Inside Recordings
Lee Harvey Osmond
21 pts.
Beautiful Scars
Latent Recordings
Ryley Walker
21 pts.
Primrose Green
Dead Oceans

Based in Scotland covering Europe, FSR working with The House Concert Hub 1st for the latest releases, tour info, & the best roots radio.



Featured Artists of The Month - Chuck Hawthorne

Featured artists of the month Chuck Hawthorne 

Meet Chuck Hawthorne, 21 years in the Marine Corps and now his first album, with the gentle affability and accessibility of Don Gibson and the emotional charge and insight of Townes, we at FSR think Chuck Hawthorne is going to be everyone's find of 2015 .

He is introduced to the world by Michael Martin Murphey, for the album, Silver Line, produced by Ray Bonneville. -

Presenting our International Guest Star, the current Queen of Tex-Mex making her European début at Americana Cavalcade 2015 with FSR Perth Racecourse Scotland (as part of Gold Cup Weekend)

Bill Board Country Music #1 Songstress KERRVILLE NEW FOLK FINALIST/ Stephanie scored a record breaking Hit on the Texas Music Chart with COMO SE LLAMA MAMA collaborating with AUGIE MEYERS of TEXAS TORNADOS. She is the first ever Hispanic Female artists to stay at #1 for 5 weeks. 


She co-wrote "My Baby's Got a Smile on Her Face" with Loretta Lynn's son-in-law, Mark Marchetti for the 2015 Voice winner Craig Wayne Boyd. Only the second song in history to début at #1 in the Country chart. Garth Brooks was the other one. 

Stephanie was recently invited to sing at a Linda Rondstadt Tribute in Los Angeles in Feb 2015 and has sung a Duet with WILLIE NELSON at Willies 4th of JULY. Vanity Fare will be providing full band backing for her main stage appearance and exclusive UK début.

DatesVenueCity, State
06-02-2015 June Shore FM Edinburgh, Scotland 7pm (BST)
06-03-2015 East Coast FM (lunchtime session) Edinburgh, UK
06-04-2015 Heartland FM "Breakfast with Bruce"Perth, Scotland 9:15 am
06-05-2015 Sunny Govan Radio ShowGlasgow, UK 3pm
06-05-2015 BBC SCOTLAND MUSIC DAYGlasgow ( live in front of a 100 person audience) 11pm
06-06-2015 Americana Cavalcade Country Music Festival Perth , Scotland
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Blog Posts

Honky Tonk Radio Show 29

The Honky Tonk Radio Show returns for a 29th installment, eclectic as ever with tracks from Terry Reid (from 1976); John Lewis (from his brand new album); Red Molly; The Lonesome River Band; Bari Leigh; Marty Stuart; Darrell Webb; The Gords; …


Posted by Jeremy Rees on May 28, 2015 at 23:00

FSR & The Medicine Show presents Stephanie Urbina Jones Media Tour

Introducing our International Guest Star, making her European début at Americana Cavalcade…


Posted by Editorial on May 29, 2015 at 9:00

Scott Cook & Jez Hellard UK Tour 2015

Scott Cook and I will soon be setting off on our 2015 UK Tour. We'll be visiting various corners of three countries and are looking forward to seeing many of your beautiful faces on our way round. If you know…


Posted by Editorial on May 28, 2015 at 20:53

Soul of The Blues #90 with the GLAS Band in session

Soul of the Blues With Jeremy Rees notches up its 90th edition with a show featuring a storming live set from GLAS; a classic from Cardiff born Little George Sueref; and new releases by King King; Michele D'Amour and the Love Dealers rs; Angela Lewis Brown; The King Biscuit Boys; Cedell Davis; Gerry Jablonski Band; Cecile Doo-Kingue; The Friday Night Specials and Big Daddy Wilson.

The show has now joined the previous 89 on the SOTB Mixcloud page to listen to whenever you like :-…


Posted by Jeremy Rees on May 27, 2015 at 23:26

Honky Tonk Radio Show 28

28th edition of the Honky Tonk Radio Show - Americana, Country & Roots - this week featuring the talents of Jerry Lee Lewis (with Kris Kristofferson); The Boxmasters; Caitlin Cary; …


Posted by Jeremy Rees on May 24, 2015 at 17:49

Soul of The Blues with Jeremy Rees #89 (BB King Tribute Edition)

This weeks' edition is devoted entirely to a tribute to the late, great BB King. Musician & Broadcaster Greg Petter joins Jeremy to consider the influence of the man & his music on successive generations, and as well as some stand out examples of his solo work includes interpretations of his songs by Mae Mercer and Ike & Tina Turner; and collaborations with a diverse range of artists - Jerry Lee Lewis; Cyndi Lauper; …


Posted by Jeremy Rees on May 24, 2015 at 17:52

TERESA STORCH — COME CLEAN (Self-Released / Medicine Show)

Recorded in Colorado, singer-songwriter Teresa Storch is surrounded by a posse of players and vocalists, and to her great credit her music, vocals and lyrics still stand on their own. She is a natural. An authoritative vocalist, writer of material of substance Storch possess something special. It is as if not only does she go the extra mile to…


Posted by Maurice Hope on May 24, 2015 at 7:00



North Carolina singer-songwriter, Jonathan Byrd and Danish singer-songwriter M.C Hansen of The Sentimentals have thrown their ideas and influences together and come through with this fine album. Byrd already has…


Posted by Maurice Hope on May 24, 2015 at 7:30

Ep248 Eight O’Five Jive finds some jump and attitude

On Americana Music Show #248, Lee Shropshire from Eight O’Five Jive plays tracks from Too Many Men, and talks about their journey into jump blues and being inspired by Ruth Brown.

Also on this episode, I’ve got the new blues album…


Posted by Calvin Powers on May 26, 2015 at 6:30

Chip Taylor Announces UK Dates For May

The legendary Chip Taylor, the singer-songwriter responsible for penning both 'Wild Thing' and 'Angel Of The Morning,' announces a number of UK dates in support of his Little Prayers Trilogy triple album released in January on Train Wreck records. The album, considered by many…


Posted by Editorial on May 21, 2015 at 18:30

Featured Videos

Featured video of the week. 

Ellis Delaney is a folk singer like no other, a woman with a mission to communicate love, joy, respect and trust to a world that is ever in need of healing. If that sounds a little sappy, then think again and give the woman a listen continue - John Biscuits and Gravy Davy for FSR 


Ellis Delay on the The Prairie  Home Companion. 

Dropkick are featured on The FSR CaledoniaVille Vol 2 CD . Fair to say, one of Scotland's most endearing as well as enduring harmony Power Pop Alt-country combos, lead by the sibling singer/writers Andrew and Alastair Taylor, and did I mention prolific? Homeward is their 10th release (and they still look so young!! how do they do it?) Here's their highly entertaining film of the 2014 Spanish Tour 



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Medicine Show Promo Tour Support . Artists we will connect you with your Euro support structure.

The House Concert Hub was founded by (me) Rob Ellen of Medicine Music; Publicist, Promoter, Presenter. Here are some of the artists Medicine Music and I have the privilege to work with, and links to their music and our mailing list. Please consider joining, be first to know what's happening. All of our artists are confirmed House Concert fans and available for your consideration. Also follow our rolling news below in this column.

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You are very welcome to this community; all feedback is very much appreciated ...  Rob Ellen.
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Artists If you want to connect directly with hosts promoters, DJ's and publications who are really active on this site and FSR and off. I can help, have a look at our enhanced membership group, I can connect you with and help you maintain your support structure here in Europe, thats what I do.

 I have introduced to Europe with the help of many of the members here and on FlyinShoes Review and the broad/podcasters and reviewers of Europe the likes of I See Hawks In LA, AJ Roach, Nels Andrews, Carry Elkin, Drew Nelson, Robby Hecht, Eric Brace and Peter Cooper, John Byrd, Phil Lee, Tom Mason, Charlie Roth, the list goes on and on and grows by the week.

I hope its of interest, its great work and I love doing it.
Rob Ellen

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