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Rachel Reese and Jesse LaFave in session and conversation on Uncle Jimmy & independent Life on the road and in Austin

In a real quirk of synchronicity, FSR Rob Ellen found myself in the company of folk music luminary Jimmy LaFave's In-laws Rachel Reese & Jesse…


Added by Editorial on May 19, 2018 at 11:00 — No Comments

Ramblin' Roots Revue High Wycolme THIS WEEKEND!!


The three-day indoor Ramblin Roots Revue music festival returns to High Wycombe for a second year from 6-8 April, in association with Americana label, Clubhouse Records. The bill boasts more than 25 roots, Americana, bluegrass and alt-country acts from the…


Added by Editorial on April 5, 2018 at 17:30 — No Comments

We have our own Show Case Stage during SXSW

Join us in Austin Texas during SXSW for The Medicine Show Revue at the famous Threadgill's March 14 (free) and streamed live on concert window (presented in conjunction…


Added by Editorial on March 3, 2018 at 18:47 — No Comments

The Medicine Show Radio Stateside Stravaig 2018

With the help of the members here on The European House Concert Hub and Flyinshoes Review, Medicine Show Radio listeners and followers Presenter, Promoter Publicist Rob Ellen I will be embarking on a 10,000 Mile Road Trip "Looking For America". 



Added by Editorial on January 13, 2018 at 16:30 — No Comments

Festive greetings from all at Flyinshoes Review & Medicine Music!

Presenting Davy Cowan's "Oh Little Town" our 2017 Christmas Song

Merry Christmas (& a guid New Year) from Medicine Music.…


Added by Editorial on December 11, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments

Hope in High Water UK Tour in The New Year

Hope In High Water are a duo from Milton Keynes, UK whose distinctly British take on acoustic Americana has captivated audiences across the UK since early 2014. The pair incorporate folk, blues and country into their compositions, delivering what has been described as…


Added by Editorial on December 9, 2017 at 16:30 — No Comments

International House Concert Day Feb 3 "The Festival" (invite)

February 3 2018 is the 1st International House Concert Day, we are celebrating by organising the 1st International House Concert Festival over that weekend.

Its our 9th birthday on Jan 8 so were releasing The "Looking For America Collection" which features 14 member acts we are…


Added by Editorial on December 3, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

Jez Hellard & The Djukella Orchestra Scottish Tour 2017

Jez Hellard is a singer of potent songs, fine guitarist and simply stunning harmonica player. His band, The Djukella Orchestra, play traditional and contemporary folk music, from jigs, reels and rebel ballads to tango, rhumba and…


Added by Editorial on November 26, 2017 at 12:30 — No Comments

Jon Byrd dates

Born in Birmingham, Alabama Jon Byrd grew up among the piney woods of south Alabama before becoming pivotal in Atlanta’s storied Redneck Underground music scene. Always a featured sideman, Jon’s first solo recording didn’t come along until after migrating to Music City over 15 years ago. DIRTY OL’ RIVER is Jon’s fourth solo album and harkens back to his first Auto Parts record: up-tempo…

Added by Editorial on November 15, 2017 at 10:30 — No Comments

Danni Nicholls with a string of end of the year UK dates (and what a year)

Its been some year for Danni Nicholls, she was invited to play the awards cerimony at The UK Americana Awards, Invited to AmericanaFest 2017  in Nashville, Tonar Festival In Denmark, asked to open for Lucinda Williams and asked by Whispering Bob Harris to do an Under The Apple Trees Session and next year she travels to Kansas City to show case officialy at Folk Alliance. She now embarks on a UK Tour…


Added by Editorial on November 4, 2017 at 19:48 — No Comments

Carter Sampson, Jesse Aycock and Lauren Barth dates just announce.

Carter Sampson will be returning to the UK in May for some shows. She will be joined by the wonderful Jesse Aycock and Lauren Barth for what promises to be some glorious evenings of music.

12th - The Glad Cafe, Glasgow.

Ticket link to follow.

13th - Fulford Hall, Stoke On Trent

Ticket Link:-

14th - The Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham

Ticket link to follow

15th - The Hawth… Continue

Added by Editorial on November 1, 2017 at 19:30 — No Comments

Andrew Combs European Dates

Oct 21 Utrecht, NL - Ramblin' Roots Festival
Oct 25 Malmo, SE - Folk A' Rock
Oct 26 Copenhagen, DK - Kvarterhuset
Oct 28 Skebobruk, SE - Skebopuben
Oct 29 Stockholm, SE - Bryggarsalen
Oct 30 Oslo, NO - Cafe Mono
Nov 1 London, UK - The Victoria Dalston
Nov 2 Leeds, UK - Brudenell Social
Nov 3 Groningen, NL - TakeRoot Festival

Original photo by Laura E. Partain

Added by Editorial on October 27, 2017 at 17:57 — No Comments

Billy Kemp Another Life UK Dates 2017

Billy Kemp has been playing guitar for forty-five years and also plays the banjo, bass, harmonica, piano and anything you can get a sound out of. I live in Nashville, Tennessee where he has hung his hat…


Added by Editorial on October 17, 2017 at 13:00 — No Comments

Teresa Storch UK October European Dates

Former artist of the month Colorado Teresa Storch take to the road this week in The UK Netherlands and Ireland.

How does woman with a degree in Applied…


Added by Editorial on October 10, 2017 at 15:30 — No Comments

Kerrville Festival NewFolk winner Rachel Laven UK Summer Tour

Texan Rachel Laven is a young yet seasoned singer songwriter with 15 years of professional stage experience. She has performed nationally and internationally at festivals, theatres, house concerts, and small venues alike.  Rachel has a new album out, Love & Luccheses, an 11 song Texas Country album, encapturing the last four years of her love life.  Make no mistake,…


Added by Editorial on June 27, 2017 at 16:00 — No Comments

Brace & Jutz Head to the UK in July


July 6 through July 16

Details on all the concerts are at

Thu. July 6 / Southport, England / House Concert


Fri. July 7 / Tansley,…


Added by Editorial on June 14, 2017 at 13:43 — No Comments

Rebbecca Loebe On Tour (and new album)

Rebecca Loebe’s new album Blink was inspired by mix tapes and the IRS.

Blink was born one summer night on the way home from a gig in South Texas when a song that Loebe had put on about a million high school mix tapes…


Added by Editorial on April 26, 2017 at 7:11 — No Comments

The Medicine Show goes to Nashville! Legendary producer Bil Vorndick shows me around & some friends perform on Music Row

 I got to be there when Bobby's Idle Hour (Music Rows only live music…


Added by Editorial on March 14, 2017 at 16:30 — No Comments

The Kasey Rausch Country Duo in session and conversation with Rob Succotash Kansas City

Kasey Dawn Rausch is a central figure on The Kansas City music scene her weekly River Trade…


Added by Editorial on February 23, 2017 at 15:32 — No Comments

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May 2018

John Prine
67 pts.
The Tree of Forgiveness
Oh Boy Records
Levi Parham
58 pts.
It's All Good
Continental Records
Jeb Barry and the Pawn Shop Saints
55 pts.
Texas, etc...
Michael McDermott
54 pts.
Out From Under
Continental Song City
Sam Morrow
48 pts.
Concrete and Mud
Forty Below Records
Caleb Caudle
39 pts.
Crushed Coins
Cornelius Chapel Records
Western Centuries
36 pts.
Songs From The Deluge
Free Dirt Records
Carter Sampson
34 pts.
Continental Song City
Charley Crockett
30 pts.
Lonesome as a Shadow
Son of Davy/30 Tigers
Courtney Marie Andrews
28 pts.
May Your Kindness Remain
Loose Music
Ed Romanoff
27 pts.
The Orphan King
Pinerock Records
Joan Baez
27 pts.
Whistle Down The Wind
Proper Records
Pharis and Jason Romero
27 pts.
Sweet Old Religion
Lula Records
Gretchen Peters
24 pts.
Dancing With The Beast
Proper Records
Old Crow Medicine Show
24 pts.
Columbia Records
Will Stewart
24 pts.
County Seat
Cornelius Chapel Records
Ben Reel
22 pts.
Land Of Escape
B REEL Records
Birds Of Chicago
22 pts.
Love In Wartime
Signature Sounds
Emily Herring
22 pts.
Eight 30 Records
Jenny van West
21 pts.
Happiness To Burn
Mary Gauthier
21 pts.
Rifles And Rosary Beads
In the Black Records
Sarah Shook & The Disarmers
20 pts.
Bloodshot Records
David Starr
19 pts.
South And East
Cold Tone Harvest
18 pts.
After You
Grant Peeples
17 pts.
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