Listen again to the great Ralph McLean chatting to Hub founder Rob Ellen on BBC Radio Ulster about his quest to encourage concerts in peoples own homes, when the Medicine Show toured Ireland this year with Chuck Hawthorne and Libby Koch (featuring interview and session with them too) 35 minutes into the show.(click picture)
The House Concert European Hub Collection Vol 2 Launched today July 12 2014 in The Highlands at the Medicine Show Records home venue of The Tea Posy in The Greenhouse Dingwall with the 3 Highland acts on the latest House Concert Hub Collection, Eaglesham Cowley, Aye2Aye, who themselves host the 5 banjos House Concert in Inverness .
Our Sister site The House Concert European Hub now has over 2,000 members all committed to playing, hosting and enjoying front room concerts. All artists on the CD are booking dates on the hub all money goes to keeping the wheels on the hub.
The CD and downloads are available from www.medicineshowrecords.co.uk .
Help keep the wheels on the Hub Get Your Copy Now CD or Download
Join the House Concert movement at www.houseconcert.eu
Secure your copy of The CD, and help secure the future of the House Concert Hub and Flying Shoes Review, only £5 CD or Download - click on the CD Cover
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Posted on July 12, 2014 at 22:06
Following the success of the 5th Birthday of the House Concert Hub Collection we present Vol 2, we are over 2,000 member, and getting up to 200 hosts, and getting on for 20 countries across Europe and over 1,000 likes on facebook.
To celebrate we are released a compilation CD at the beginning of the year, to help raise the profile of House Concerts in general and the hub in particular and to further highlight those on the hub looking for dates in 2014. It was popular with our members and supporters, it achieved airplay over Europe and it got gigs for the contributing artists. So were delighted to present Vol 2
All artists are booking shows and will play in your home for your friends family and their fans.
Join us on Stageit.com live from The Highlands as 2 of the featured artists launch The House Concert Hub Collection Vol 2
Booking Now (pay what you can) Click Here
House Concert Hub Collection Vol 1 (still available)
The 5th Birthday Fundraising Single, an exclusive cover of Joe Strummers X-Ray Style
From the 5th Birthday Collection CD, more info Click Here. Jon is currently available for House Concerts. click here Please do download this track (only £1) or send to a House Concert or Jon Langford fan. Every penny helps keep the wheels on the Hub & artists on the road.
January 7th 2014 sees the 5th Birthday of the House Concert Hub, we are approaching 2,000 member, and getting up to 200 hosts, and getting on for 20 countries across Europe and nearly 1,000 likes on facebook.
To celebrate we are releasing a compilation CD, to help raise the profile of House Concerts in general and the hub in particular and to further highlight those on the hub looking for dates in 2014.
"As is the way of things around here we have an international and eclectic selection of artists and music".
I'll be sending 60 CD's to the key radio heads, I'll put it on bandcamp at www.medicineshowrecords.co.uk and encourage the other podcasters, community broadcaster and magazines to download it with download codes, and music lovers/house concert members to buy it (Only £5 all money going to the upkeep of the House Concert hub) These will also be sent to all the house concert hosts and promoters I know, and I'm happy to send anyone who can help who a CD.
I'll utilise our mailing lists, twitter, facebook, pinterest and Google-Youtube etc etc in that time honour fashion Medicine Show Promo has becomes known and loved for.
So please do get in-touch if you want to help, IE put me intouch with your local Dee Jay or Music reviewer. Point them to this page, share this page with your facebook and twitter friends, artists share with your mailing list, every person is a potential House Concert, invite them all to this website, ask your friend with the biggest living room the question, "why aren't you doing House Concerts"? I'll follow up any leads. Its five years now lets kick this think on, lets together make it really really make a difference for independently minded music we all love.
Introducing Australia's Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes - Black Coffee from the Album from the same name due for release here in February , and touring the world on the back of universal praise at home here and in The States, which has lead to tours with Steve Earle , John Hiatt & Shaun Colvin—as well as a place on major festivals in Aus and US wide, with plans to reach Europe within the next year a favourite of the Aus House Concert Scene to.
Joe West is a New Mexico Legend, voted “Best Band” 4 years in a row by the Santa Fe Reporter’s Readers’ Poll. In 2005 Joe’s CD, The Human Cannonball, reached #2 in the Euro Freeform Americana Radio Charts. Things to do before you die, Thursday nights at The Cowgirl Hall Of Fame Santa Fe with Joe West, available for house concerts this summer.
Fraser Anderson - Championed by such high-profile fans as Bob Harris, Danny Thompson, Will Ackerman and Chuck Berry, this Edinburgh-born artist combines introspective lyricism and inventive open tunings, and is often likened to early John Martyn. A few years back he was a regular member of the iconic Dougie Maclean band in Scotland, However Fraser then left Scotland, to experience a very different chapter, in the remote quiet mountains of the south of France. Seven years on and now with 2 further albums under his belt, a 4th written, a publisher in Paris and management in Toronto, he has left behind the snow capped Pyrenees, returned to Britain in Oct 2013 and currently lives in London.