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The Medicine Show Radio Revue is on The Road

The Medicine Show Radio Revue is now on the road! So no broadcasts for 3 weeks (sorry) but I will have loads to share when we get back, We start of in Clarks on Lindsay…


Added by The Medicine Show on July 31, 2014 at 2:30 — No Comments

Health & Happiness Hour Moscow Fish in session July 30th 2014

This week’s Medicine Show Health & Happiness Hour, is a Belladrum Festival special, we have Moscow Fish from Thailand in session at the start of their Belladrum Tartan Heart Fringe adventure, look forward to David Celia's & Gypsy Dave Smiths imminent arrival for T.H. Fringe dates + we look forward…


Added by The Medicine Show on July 30, 2014 at 2:00 — No Comments

This week's International Americana Music Show, #1425, features music, music and more music - from 15 intn'l artists

It's a really full show this week as some of the songs are a wee bit short - so I managed to squeeze in 15 of them...and they cover some interesting ground. Dean Owens, from Scotland, sings about the night Johnny Cash played San Quentin; Green Mohair Suits, from Australia, pay homage to a purple camper van; and Crystal Park, from South Africa, weave 16 Bob Dylan song and album titles into a track about an old pub.

Listen via the player below or click this…


Added by Michael Park on July 29, 2014 at 18:41 — No Comments

Ep#200 Tribute to the Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh music scene

On episode 200 of the Americana Music Show, I pay tribute to local bands and songwriters in the Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh NC area.

This week features over 30 local artists from the area including John Howie Jr. and the Rosewood Bluff, Lyn Blakey, Jefferson Hart and Ghosts of Old North State, Mandolin Orange,…


Added by Calvin Powers on July 28, 2014 at 6:30 — No Comments

Ben Rogers: Lost Stories: Volume One. CD review


Lost Stories: Volume One



Added by David James Innes on July 27, 2014 at 22:00 — No Comments

Petunia. Inside Of You. CD review


Inside of You



Added by David James Innes on July 27, 2014 at 16:30 — No Comments

The Hot Seats. Grandad's Favorite. CD review


Grandad’s Favorite



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The Hot Seats at Portsoy Salmon Bothy 26 July 2014

The Hot Seats

Live at The Salmon Bothy, Portsoy

26 July 2014

An early evening thunderstorm had cleared the heavy daytime air and cooled the idyllic Banffshire coast,…


Added by David James Innes on July 27, 2014 at 14:00 — No Comments

Freight Train Boogie Show #264 features new music from Old Crow Medicine Show, Carolina Story, Yvette Landry and The Sweet Potatoes

FTB Show #264 features the new album by Old Crow Medicine Show called Remedy.  Also new music from Carolina StoryYvette Landry and The Sweet Potatoes. Here's the …


Added by Bill Frater on July 26, 2014 at 5:45 — No Comments



West Coast girl, Linda Ronstadt as she was at the time of the above recordings early solo work was simply one of the best. Her early solo records which followed her late 1960s…


Added by Maurice Hope on July 24, 2014 at 20:30 — No Comments


On today's Troubadour Show I've got 2 hours of great music lined up for you, 30 tracks in total. I'll have songs from the new forthcoming releases from Chuck Prophet, Shovels & Rope, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. A track from a great band from Denmark - Bound By Law, a track from Kevin Shearer And The Dirty Windows and another new track from Wolves In…


Added by THE TROUBADOUR SHOW on July 24, 2014 at 13:52 — No Comments

This week's International Americana Music Show, #1424, features an interview with Mustered Courage, from Australia, and music by artists from six other countries.

This week, ahead of a major US tour and the release of their album, Powerlines, Australian band Mustered Courage are featured on the show - three songs and a chat with co-founder, Nick Keeling. There's also music by artists including The Toy Hearts (from England), Bring The Mourning On (Sweden), and Sarah Jane Scouten (Canada) as well as new tracks by Breaking Hart Benton and Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra, from Australia and England, respectively. You can find a full playlist…


Added by Michael Park on July 22, 2014 at 23:08 — No Comments

The Red Dirt Skinners. Live in Aberdeen 18 July 2014.

The Red Dirt Skinners

The Blue Lamp Aberdeen

18 July 2014 

Seven dates into their Scottish tour, Rob and Sarah Skinner arrived at The Blue Lamp high on the success of the shows to date. Although the trip coincided with the peak of the…


Added by David James Innes on July 21, 2014 at 16:59 — No Comments

The Jayhawks, Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London. July 18th 2014

A hot and steamy London night saw the Jayhawks 1997 touring band play at this iconic venue in support of the recently released and remastered versions of the Sound of Lies (1997), Smile (2000) and Rainy Day Music (2003). The trilogy includes bonus tracks, alternative versions, demos, live takes, new liner notes and unreleased material from the band’s extensive collection of archives. Original co-founder Gary Louris was the driving force behind the initiative, which has…


Added by Jela Webb on July 20, 2014 at 10:31 — No Comments


The Troubadour Show from Thursday 17th July 2014 that originally broadcast on The Penguin Rocks is available to listen again or hear it for the first time here - The Troubadour Show #70…


Added by THE TROUBADOUR SHOW on July 19, 2014 at 13:28 — No Comments

Freight Train Boogie Show #263 featuring The Duhks, Seth Walker, Jacob Thomas Jr, Amy Lavere and The Felice Brothers

FTB Show #263 features the new album by The Duhks called Beyond the Blue. Also new music from Jacob Thomas Jr, Amy Lavere and The Felice Brothers. Here's the…


Added by Bill Frater on July 18, 2014 at 15:18 — No Comments

Spotlight with Gavin 'Jeebo' Brady Episode 3

Recovered from a European tour I'm back in the hot seat with my show!

Spotlight with Gavin 'Jeebo' Brady. Bringing you the lastest news,…


Added by Gavin 'Jeebo' Brady on July 18, 2014 at 12:06 — No Comments


American folk singer-songwriter veteran, Loudon Wainwright 111 never fails to produce an interesting selection of work on going into the studio. His stories a mixture of observations of his family, life, his own…


Added by Maurice Hope on July 18, 2014 at 8:00 — No Comments

RAYNA GELLERT —OLD LIGHT songs from my childhood & other gone worlds (Story Sound Records)



Vocalist, traditional fiddle player, songwriter and former member of the band Uncle Earl…


Added by Maurice Hope on July 17, 2014 at 7:37 — No Comments

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