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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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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…


Added by Editorial on March 27, 2015 at 11:30 — 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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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




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

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

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

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.…


Added by Editorial on March 18, 2015 at 20:30 — No Comments

Health & Happiness Hour March 18 2015 (Featured artist John Coletta)

Health & Happiness Hour March 18 2015  (Featured artist John Coletta)…


Added by The Medicine Show on March 17, 2015 at 22:30 — No Comments

Ep237 Parker McCollum drives a truck from the 70’s

On Americana Music Show #237, Parker McCollum plays tracks from The Limestone Kid and talks about managing his first tour, shooting music videos, and keeping faith in his music.…


Added by Calvin Powers on March 17, 2015 at 6:30 — No Comments


Singer-songwriter, actor and playwright, Bill Feehely after success in the latter categories he has now returned to the…


Added by Maurice Hope on March 17, 2015 at 7:23 — No Comments


Michigan roots ensemble, Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys weave in and out of one or two…


Added by Maurice Hope on March 15, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments



Another album from sometimes underrated singer-songwriter, Nashville based (formerly from Baltimore, Maryland) Amy Speace is always a pleasure. Speace’s songs, but for one or two are the kind to grow…


Added by Maurice Hope on March 15, 2015 at 9:45 — No Comments

Josh Harty UK Dates (and Folk Alliance 2015 performance)


The son of a North Dakota Police Chief & preacher, By the age of 10 Josh Harty had sung gospel and country with his father at "every Lutheran Church, Eagles Club, and Senior Citizen Centre in North and South Dakota." By age 12 he had made two records with his dad, collectively selling 10,000 copies. 

Josh played a blistering set for us at…


Added by Editorial on March 12, 2015 at 21:49 — No Comments

Health & Happiness Hour March 11 2015 (Feat. Victor & Penny and The Loose Change Orchestra in Concert)

Health & Happiness Hour March 11 2015  (Feat. Victor & Penny and The Loose Change Orchestra in Concert)…


Added by The Medicine Show on March 10, 2015 at 22:30 — No Comments

2 london dates for Robert Ellis March

New West Recording artist and Houston's finest Robert Ellis has 2 London Shows this week. 


Added by FSR Featured Artist this month on March 10, 2015 at 20:04 — No Comments

THE KENNEDYS —WEST (Self-Released)


Boy, isn’t this going to be a busy year for husband and wife duo, Pete and Maura Kennedy. For not only do we have this record, but another two slated for later in the year.…


Added by Maurice Hope on March 9, 2015 at 7:00 — No Comments

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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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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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The Medicine Show is the home of the House Concert here is our rolling news


booking House Concerts

John Mitchell and Sofie Jonsson

Hi All,

We are John Mitchell (Sco) and Sofie Jonsson (Swe) an acoustic roots duo based in Sweden of Guitar, Fiddle and Vocals. The music we perform is influenced by Celtic,American and Scandinavian style and features traditional and modern songs and tunes. We will be in Germany from 14-30 May and Scotland 3-28 June and are looking for house concerts or venues to perform in both these countries between these dates.

If you could host and concert or suggest a venue…

My Hotel Wrecking Days Are Over - new single

What's new? I've recently joined the Euro House Concert Hub and did my first house concert at '5 Banjos' in Inverness on Saturday, which I loved. Thanks to Elizabeth and Matt. What a wonderful night and great to see some newbies to house concerts. 

I also have a new country single releasing My Hotel Wrecking Days Are Over. It was played by Iain Anderson on BBC Radio Scotland last night. Music video …

Bart D- performing solo in London, UK

My name is Bart D. I'm a singer songwriter.
I will be performing in London,  I'm looking for a house gig on the 26th/27th of april. My music is based in American roots style.
My album "Traveling Soul" was highly reviewed in many European countries and US.

Here is the information about me:



MELISSA GREENER seeking gig Friday, 24 April in England or Scotland

Hello Euro Music Friends,

I would like to fill a date on FRIDAY, 24 APRIL.  Best for my routing would be the Midlands or North England or Mid/Southern Scotland...  But really, as an American Troubadour I drive 4 hours for milk, so I'm loose with my geographical parameters. 

My Euro/UK tour is filling nicely with dates throughout Ireland, England, Scotland, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark - between 8 April and 17 May.  If you have an availability in that time…

Calling Copehagen

Calling Copenhagen, 

I will be in your fair city from the 27th April to the 3rd of May so if you would like a concert in your cozy chez toi

I'd be glad to oblige. I'm a NZ singer songwriter based in France. you can listen and see my past and upcoming  gigs. I've played in France, NZ, the UK and Netherlands. Copenhagen would be a first. I have an eclectic mix a styles (bluses, jazzy, reggae, but all folk based, the…

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