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Ted Russell Kamp heads for Europe this month.

Bass Player at …


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Ana Egge Fall USA Tour-Americanafest-Iris Dement-England



Fall tour-Americanafest-Iris…


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Anny Celsi is doing a House Concert tour in England this back end 

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Getting the band back together! The three of us have not toured together as a group since 2011. This year, Nelson Bragg and Duncan Maitland will join me for a three week UK…


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Lady Houston Libby Koch for Scotland and Norway

Houston, Texas singer-songwriter Libby Koch (pronounced like in the soft drink) earned her dues playing her hometown circuit before stretching her wings, quitting her 80-hour a week job practising law at a large Houston firm to go national in 2013. Her apprenticeship working the local scene, and having a weekend residency at the Stockman’s Club at the NRG Arena has served the young…


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Rachel Laven UK Summer Tour

Texan Rachel Laven (the new rose of San Antone)  is a young yet seasoned singer songwriter with 16 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…


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Brian Langlinais & Patterson Barrett Summer Medicine Show Scottish Tour

FSR Editor The Medicine Show's Rob Ellen is on the road on his Scottish Summer Stravaig with …


Added by Editorial on July 21, 2018 at 17:00 — No Comments

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…


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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…


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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.…


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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…


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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…

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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…


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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

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14th - The Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham

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15th - The Hawth… Continue

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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

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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…


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September 2018

The Devil Makes Three
70 pts.
Chains Are Broken
New West
Jimmy LaFave
65 pts.
Peace Town
Music Road Records
Malcolm Holcombe
48 pts.
Come Hell Or High Water
Gypsy Eyes Music
Cody Canada & the Departed
47 pts.
Blue Rose Records
Jeffrey Foucault
43 pts.
Blood Brothers
Blueblade Records
The War And Treaty
42 pts.
Healing Tide
Thirty Tigers
Martha Fields
40 pts.
Dancing Shadows
The Weight Band
35 pts.
World Gone Mad
Must Have Music
David Olney
32 pts.
This Side Or The Other
Black Hen Music
The Black Sorrows
32 pts.
Citizen John
Blue Rose Records
Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis
31 pts.
Wild Wild Wild
Bloodshot Records
Hadley McCall Thackston
28 pts.
Hadley McCall Thackston
Wolfe Island Records
Nathan Bell
28 pts.
Er Gwaetha Pawb a Phopeth
Angry Stick
Curse Of Lono
26 pts.
As I Fell
Submarine Cat Records
Ryan Martin
25 pts.
Gimme Some Light
High Moon
Stephen Simmons
25 pts.
Locke Creek Records
Jason McNiff
23 pts.
Joy And Independence
At The Helm Records
Jim Lauderdale
23 pts.
Time Flies
Yep Roc
Kevin Gordon
23 pts.
Tilt and Shine
Crowville Media
Eliza Gilkyson
21 pts.
Red House Records
Boz Scaggs
20 pts.
Out Of the Blues
Concord Records
20 pts.
Among The Ghosts
Thirty Tigers
Melissa Carper & Rebecca Patek
20 pts.
Brand New Old-Time Songs
The Jayhawks
17 pts.
Back Roads and Abandoned Motels
Lori McKenna
16 pts.
Cn Records

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