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Featured artist of the week is Vincent McCallum   Booking now on the Euro House Concert Hub mid-July to mid-August 2015 

Vincent books his own House Concert Festival In Portugal and invites many of our members to play.

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

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Four albums, four fantastic pickers, lots of twists and turns as first off you have fellow technique genius Les Paul partner Chet (Guitar Monsters, 1978),…


Added by Maurice Hope on April 1, 2015 at 7:19 — No Comments

Health & Happiness Hour April 1st 2015 (Featured artist Vincent McCallum)

Health & Happiness Hour Health & Happiness Hour April 1st 2015 (Featured artist Vincent McCallum)…


Added by The Medicine Show on March 31, 2015 at 19:00 — No Comments

Melissa Greener Ireland UK and Continental dates start April.

Greener grew up in Detroit with an alluring cacophony of Mo-town, standard torch ballads, and 1960’s Laurel Canyon records.  She also savoured the irreverent lyrical stylings of modernist poets whose books she stole from the junior high school library.  Years of living in Austin left a distinct Texas-roots feel to much of her current work.  So much…


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Ep239 Sam Lewis does that country Lee Dorsey thing

On Americana Music Show #239, Sam Lewis plays tracks from Waiting On You and talks about singing like Lee Dorsey, opening for Haggard and his “hotel sessions.”

Also on this episode new badass rock ‘n roll from Ray Wylie Hubbard, a new…


Added by Calvin Powers on March 31, 2015 at 6:30 — No Comments



Twenty acts, twenty songs of people that either played at this year’s C2C Country To Country or during the last three years, and with a wonderful array of talent is…


Added by Maurice Hope on March 29, 2015 at 7:54 — No Comments


Memphis ensemble, the Memphis Dawls (Holly Cole, vocals, guitar: Jane Misener, cello, tambourine: Krista…


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Sean & Zander will tour the UK in May & June with very special guest Derwood Andrews

Sean & Zander will tour the UK in May & June with very special guest Derwood Andrews.

Based on the resumes of vocalist Sean Wheeler (Throw Rag) and multi-instrumentalist Zander Schloss (Circle Jerks, the Weirdos, Joe Strummer), you’d expect a rambunctious sound emanating from the…


Added by Editorial on March 27, 2015 at 19:20 — No Comments

Tia McGraff “CRAZY BEAUTIFUL” UK tour and Highland Homecoming. 2015 Spring

Bandana Records is thrilled to announce the release of the 2015 album from Tia McGraff  “Crazy Beautiful” scheduled release date April 2nd 2015 , one week prior commencing the Spring UK Tour.

On the tour Tia is visiting and playing in her ancestral Highland home of Nairn (this writers ancestral and current home town) FSR and Medicine Music will be presentinga live video cast and interview…


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Ep238 Ryan Bingham tattoos his soul

On Americana Music Show #238, Ryan Bingham plays tracks from Fear And Saturday Night and talks about playing the dive bars, finding success, and how he met his wife.  

This week I’ve got a cut…


Added by Calvin Powers on March 24, 2015 at 6:30 — No Comments

Freight Train Boogie Show #290

FTB Show #290 features The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band new album called So Delicious Also new music from Robert Earl Keen, Gretchen…


Added by Bill Frater on March 23, 2015 at 18:30 — No Comments

Vincent McCallum (Special guest Les Cowley​) Scottish and Belgium Dates

VINCENT McCALLUM: International artist, musician, singer, songwriter, performer was born in England with Scottish roots and brought up in Portugal. 

LES COWLEY: film soundscape…


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Texas-based, guitarist Eric Hisaw is not only a fine sideman, but worthwhile act in his own right. Hard-working Hisaw’s vocals contain on “Take Care Of…


Added by Maurice Hope on March 22, 2015 at 9:42 — No Comments



Singer-songwriter, and bass player with The Memphis Drawls (and before that, sideman for Alvin Youngblood Hart, Cory Branan etc), Mark Edgar Stuart writes good songs; his…


Added by Maurice Hope on March 22, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments

VICTOR & PENNY And Their loose Change Orchestra (Live At The Living Room Theatre) —Self-Released 

Victor and Penny (Jeff Frelin; guitar, vocals and Erin McGrane; ukulele, vocals) plus Rick Willoughby (upright bass) and James Isaac (clarinet, soprano saxophone)…


Added by Maurice Hope on March 21, 2015 at 12:32 — No Comments


Danny & The Champions Of The World announce the release of their fifth studio album, What Kind Of Love, via Loose Recordings, on 1st June 2015. Led by Danny Wilson (Grand Drive), Danny & The Champions Of The World spent much of last year on the road (one such night was captured on 2014’s justly acclaimed Live Champs!), touring across the globe. Following the end of…


Added by Editorial on March 20, 2015 at 15:40 — No Comments

Cale Tyson Clubhouse Records release and April tour

Clubhouse Records announce the release of ‘Introducing Cale Tyson’ a thirteen track album featuring the rising country star’s first two EPs, ‘High On Lonesome’ and ‘Cheaters Wine’ on April 5th.

Cale Tyson is a singer and songwriter from Nashville, TN. Born in a small town in Texas, he was raised in Fort Worth, the home of Townes Van Zandt and the place where he first heard the…


Added by Editorial on March 20, 2015 at 14:00 — No Comments

Don Gallardo spring tour

Nashville-based Americana/Folk singer-songwriter, Don Gallardo, hails from a small town in Northern California and spent years cultivating his career on the west coast before relocating to Nashville, Tennessee in 2007. He has called…


Added by Editorial on March 18, 2015 at 21:24 — No Comments

Rhiannon Giddens on tour in Europe.

Rhiannon Giddens and the band are heading out on tour! They'll be bringing the music of her debut solo album, Tomorrow Is My Turn, to Europe. Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 20.…


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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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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.
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Katus and Yankuba Conteh UK tour - Fundraising for Yankuba to set up a music school in Gambia

Yankuba Conteh  - West African Kora player and singer -

We are looking to fill 4th/5th/6th/7th/10th May up in Scotland or on route to..If you would like us to come and perform please email/call me ! Thanks. ..We also do kora ( African harp) and Hulusi (chinese pipes) workshops !…

Australian melancholic folk/pop songwriter looking for UK House concerts in June

To the House Concert Community members,

I'm coming to the UK in the middle of June and would love the opportunity to play a few intimate, acoustic concerts for some of you. My style is beautiful & melancholic. A mixture of folk with pop elements, with detailed lyrics. You can find everything on my webiste: and/or sample here on my profile page - If you are interested, then I'd love to hear from…

Touring Europe July 14 to Sep 29

Hi folks - I'm an Australian singer songwriter touring Europe July 14 to Sep 29 and available for house concerts. I play acoustic guitar, harmonica and sing. You can see videos and hear a variety of songs on my page or check my website at

My style is labelled urban folk and country blues, but it's broader than that and draws from the traditions that are evident in the music of Dylan, Cash, Cohen, Waits, Drake, Guthrie,…

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