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May The Circle Be Unbroken.

Here are some hints and tips on maintaining and getting the best out of the site.

The featured members are all hosts and you can find some non European ones by clicking links. Please invite your mailing list, any house concerts, songwriters, open mic clubs and fans, infact any one you think could add to this community, particularly that friend with the big old front room who loves live music. The best way to find a house concert is to ask your mailing list if anyone will do one for you, we can help get them started together, for the comon good, and you'll always have a home house concert that will have you back

Please add our badges to your web site, and to any communications you think might be helpful.

The idea is we all work together to grow the scene to the point where House Concerts really makes a difference, you can use the invite tab to invite your mailing list, who knows who amongst them would do a house concert for you, I'll help get them started. All I ask is that if you get a gig from this site you donate something from that gig to its upkeep.

This is how to keep this house concert hub rolling, we work together to establish more places to play which in turn benifits the musician, people donate money to hear your music you then donate a part of that so we can continue to develope more places to play and help all the hostes get more audiences.

Its a circle that relys on you for it to remain unbroken

Thanks to those who already have payed back to the hub, I'm trilled with the amount of good work that is happening all around this site and delighted to help in any way possible.

We are averaging 140 hits a day as of October after only 8 months of the site being operational, from all around the world and today 300 people used the site. The forums including this one are busy with topics and groups are increasingly active, feel free to contribute , we have "Face Book" "Myspace" and "Youtube" pages, infact even our own growing webzine "Flyin Shoes" see side bar links, please check out reviews and consider submitting your own reviews and articles, and let me know if you would like a review for a new release.

I look forward to working with you on this.
Rob Ellen

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Comment by This Frontier Needs Heroes on October 28, 2015 at 15:52

What is the best way to reach out to hosts? Should I message them directly, I noticed many artists have left comments...

Comment by Emily & Murray on August 17, 2015 at 5:26

We are a Canadian duo touring through Europe from September to November. We are very flexible with travel. House concerts would be great to put in between gigs! If you are interested in having us at your home, please check out some live footage:

Here are the dates for certain countries:

September 11-17th UK

September 17-25th Germany

September 25-30th Netherlands

September 30- October 1st Belgium

October 1-15th France & Spain

October 15-25th Austria

October 25-November 6th Italy & Switzerland

November 6-10th Denmark

November 10-18th Norway

send us a message or an email at

Comment by Andrew Mill on March 19, 2015 at 1:58

Andrew Mill & The 5am Rumble Strip are in the UK Spring-Autumn 2015, and looking for house concerts to share their alt-country stories.

After 3 years on the road, Andrew Mill & his ramshackle band returned to Edinburgh, Scotland, to find a lightening-struck burnt-out recording studio, a jobless poet writing partner, a deserted fiancé, broken guitar, some lost friends and a scrapped car… a new band was born…. Andrew Mill & The 5am Rumble Strip...

 ...songs of burnt deserts and bubbling sea graves, borrowed lovers and stolen wine, crumbling moorlands, nursed loneliness, the biting cold… shotguns, old dogs, tire marks and teary-eyed waitresses… black skies, rivers dried, ancient eyes, dancing flies, life sentence lies.

Andrew Mill - vocals, harmonica, guitar

Lewis Williamson - vocals, fiddle, keys

Gary Rafferty - guitar, banjo, mandolin

Donald Ker - murder ballad poetry

Double Bass on request

Comment by Sofie Jonsson on March 11, 2015 at 13:06


John Mitchell and Sofie Jonsson (Sco/Swe) will be doing concerts in Scotland commencing 5th May. We are seeking to play house concerts and shows. 

We can be contacted via contact at our website or via Rob Ellen at Medicine Music. We will gladly answer any questions that you may have. Here is a link to our website.

Kind regards

John Mitchell and Sofie Jonsson

Comment by tim holehouse on January 2, 2014 at 10:47
Myself and my friend Tim Loud will be tour through the Mainland of Europe from the start of February to the end of it and I was wondering if you would be interested in putting us on a show? 

Fri 31st Jan@ The Taproom, Batley

1st Feb@ Puzzle hall, Halifax 

Sun 2nd Feb@ Archie's Manchester 

Mon 3rd Feb@ ???

Tue 4th Feb@ La fabi lobi, Ghent Belgium 

Wed 5th Feb@  BAteau Ivre - Mons (Be)

Thu 6th Feb@ Cosa Nostra - Aalst (Be) 

Fri 7th Feb@ cafe, Lille. 

Sat 8th Feb@ La Dame de Pique, Namur (Be) 

Sun 9th Feb@ La Belle Vue, Espières

Mon 10th Feb@ Amsterdam, Zaal 

Tue 11th Feb@ Amsterdam, ADM Squat. TBC

Wed 12th Feb@ BremenThu 13th Feb@ Filou - Die Kneipe, StienhudFri

14th Feb@ WP8, Dussledorf

Sat 15th Feb@ Ollie's bar, Stuttagart 

Sun 16th Feb@ ???

 Mon 17th Feb@ ??? 

Tue 18th Feb@ ??? 

Wed 19th Feb@Brno, Czech 

Thu 20th Feb@ Gorlitz 

Fri 21st Feb@ Thuringen squat 

Sat 22nd Feb@ Crass Pub, Chemnitz 

Sun 23rd Feb@ Luther 33, Dresden 

Mon 24th Feb@ ???

Tue 25th Feb@ ???

Wed 26th Feb@ Metz (details TBC)

Thu 27th Feb@ The Rover, Aachen, Ger

Fri 28th Feb@ hasselt 150 Euro + place to stay.

Sat 1st march@ Taverne du Théâtre - La Louvière (Be)

Sun 2nd March @Birds nest LondonMon

3rd March @ Gaslight club, Oporto, Leeds

Our music is below... 
Tim Holehouse (England)
The archetypal image of a bluesman, outcast from proper society and stalked by personal demons. The defining characteristic of Delta blues is instrumentation and an emphasis on rhythm and "bottleneck" slide. When Holehouse arrived in a new town, he would play for tips on street corners or in front of the local barbershop or a restaurant. Holehouse also had an uncanny ability to establish a rapport with his audience - in every town in which he stopped, Holehouse would establish ties to the local community that would serve him well when he passed through again a month or a year later. Ok these things where written about Delta Blues Musicians of the 1920's and 1930's but sums up what i am trying to do now. I travel I play music for music's sake. It has its roots in the delta blues with my own personal twist on it. I live by my rules and those rules are best summed up by something a friend of mine from Winnipeg told me once. Creativity, Adventure and People. Things I will not do Appear in my own music videos! Have my name or face on a shirt! Sell my soul! I enjoy playing music, if you want me to come to your town play get in touch. Let the good times roll!
Tim Loud
"Punk-infused alt-country, roots and blues" and then my bandcamp

Kind regards 

Tim Holehouse
Comment by Smiling Jack Smith on October 14, 2013 at 10:13

Hello Poul Amaliel

I see that you are playing in Hanover. I am looking for a house concert venue there, can you give me a contact?

Also, in the Netherlands, you might talk with my friend Cindy Peress in Amsterdam. She may have some contacts for you...


Comment by Poul Amaliel on October 13, 2013 at 13:02

Hello everyone!

I'm a singer/songwriter from Sweden, and I'll be touring Germany and the Netherlands together with this winter!
Our tour is Called 'The World is a Couch'!
And we need a little help filling out some dates in Holland from the 9th of dec. and untill the 14-15 dec. our schedule in Germany is all booked up, but none of us know that many in Holland!!
So feel free to give some hints and I will be so happy and send you lots of good karma and love!!

If anybodys wnats to play a gig in Denmark and sweden, I can help as much as possible!!

Thank you and be safe
Poul Amaliel

Comment by Martha Reich on June 10, 2013 at 18:57

I'm a singer songwriter from Santa Fe, NM. I will be traveling with my amazing husband in 

August, 2013 to London and Bucharest, Romania with Guitar and hopefully Ukelele in tow.

The dates we will be there are:
August 24th-27th in London, UK

August 29th -September 1st in Bucharest, Romania.

Tentatively booked in Bucharest for August, 31st @

Auditorium Pallady Conference Center (as part of Conference with Gregg Braden)

We will be heading back to the States on September 2nd.
I'm looking to book House Concerts and mellow acoustic venues for these dates.
I look forward to the tour and meeting everyone over there!!!
Comment by Weybourne 'Chester' Bingley on January 10, 2013 at 21:14

I'm touring Europe again in March, and looking for House Concerts (or indeed any other gigs) to fill gaps in my schedule.

An entertaining blend of original material, folk, Americana and popular classics..

More info at

Would love to hear from anyone who can host a gig, or is maybe looking for a support act.

Dates I have already filled are

Fri 8th March House Concert Leeuwarden Friesland Netherlands
Sat 9th March Flanagans Harp Spelle Germany
Tues 12th March Camelot Live Nijmegen Netherlands
Fri 15th March McMuellers Kofferen Nordrhein-Westfalia Germany
Sat 16th March Fiddlers Irish Pub Bonn Nordrhein-Westfalia Germany
Sun 17th March Fiddlers Irish Pub Bonn Nordrhein-Westfalia Germany
Thu 28th March McArthurs Lenzburg Aargau Switzerland
Sat 30th March Irish Pub Heilbronn Baden-Wurttenburg Germany
Comment by Weybourne 'Chester' Bingley on November 2, 2012 at 21:39


I'm looking for some last-minute gigs in France/Germany/Switzerland between 6th-13th October.

Tues 6th- Verdun/Metz area of France

Weds 7th-Mulhouse/Basel

Thu 8th Basel/Zurich

Fri 9th Basell/Zurich

Sat 10th booked in Lenzburg

Sun 11th Biel/Bern area

Mon 12th Basel/Bern

Tues 13th Karlsruhe/Strasbourg

Weds 14th booked in Luxembourg


Give me a shout if you're interested


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