The European House Concert  Hub

The place for concert hosts, guests and artists to network

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)

 

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An open letter on House Concerts and thoughts on the future as we enter our 5th year

I'm passionate, nay even evangelistic about House Concerts! Not only because this is the best way possible to experience acoustic music, (IE acoustically) secondly because its winning back the living room for live music, displacing the TV, even eclipsing the computer all be it for only one night, but in the wider scheme of things thirdly and more importantly they have become part of the the antidote to the withering…

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Added by rob ellen on January 3, 2014 at 17:00 — 1 Comment

The House Concert Hub NEEDS YOU!! ( end of year report & looking forward to our 5th Birthday).

We are 25 members short of 2,000 and we have in the region of 200 featured members (Hosts) I still have hopes we can achieve those land mark numbers by Jan 3rd 2014 our 5th Birthday, Happy Birthday to us"!!

here are the latest stats for unique visits …
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Added by rob ellen on December 6, 2013 at 18:00 — No Comments

Free Festive Collection CD with every purchase from Medicine Music Records

Our  Festive Collection CD FREE with these new releases from Mr Moon & Grace and Cigarbox Don  available on Medicine Show Records. Listen download & purchase Now only £5  …
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Added by rob ellen on December 4, 2013 at 0:09 — No Comments

The Medicine Show Festive Collection (Pod/Broadcast Download)

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Added by rob ellen on November 17, 2013 at 21:30 — No Comments

Our Christmas Media Compelation

Sorry for saying the C word and October is barely gone, but this might interest the artists in this community.

 

I have 3 places left on The Medicine Show Christmas Radio Media CD available £50 ($80)  each. Called “Christmas Times Acoming” The Medicine Music Christmas Selection.

 

For that I’ll put your Christmas song on the Disc (complete with Mark Gerking festive cover design) and send to our favourite Dee Jay Friends (my fellow obsessive’s as I affectionately…

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Added by rob ellen on November 1, 2013 at 14:06 — No Comments

Scottish government step in to save Edinburgh House Concert

Douglas Robertson is delighted common sense has prevailed. Dougals musical evenings were banned by Edinburgh Council sighting problems with noise levels disturbing neighbours. 

Douglas, applied for a Certificate of Lawfulness to allow him to keep holding the music nights but it was turned…

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Added by rob ellen on August 30, 2013 at 17:03 — No Comments

Scotland's first House Concert run in with the authorities

In the the glaring publicity light of this Scotland's first House Concert run in with the authorities, http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/scotland/article3720227.ece can I first sympathise with Douglas. He isn't a member of…

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Added by rob ellen on March 24, 2013 at 2:30 — No Comments

The Medicine Show at Folk Alliance here is all you need to know and all our sessions from Toronto.

|Listen Here http://soundcloud.com/medicinemusic/sets/the-medicine-show-at-folk

Well I'm totally Folked, I'm heart sore and travel weary but I can only say anyone interested in music should witness and pay witness to Folk Alliance at least once in their life. Its something I never thought possible, a music industry event…

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Added by rob ellen on February 28, 2013 at 21:00 — No Comments

Reports from Folk Alliance

Well here I am at Folk Alliance in Toronto, representing the Euro House Concert Hub, the weather is cold but the welcome warm. I will be doing a daily blog on Flyinshoes Review, here is the first one …

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Added by rob ellen on February 18, 2013 at 19:05 — No Comments

House Concert Hub and the Medicine Show rolls into Folk Alliance

So the adventure continues, as a direct result of talking at WOMEX in October Ive been invited to Folk Alliance in Toronto the weekend after next.

Thanks to a grant from Creative Scotland  (Cant take the camper to Canada) that will pay my flights and Steve Squarewheels…

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Added by rob ellen on February 10, 2013 at 16:30 — 1 Comment

EXCLUSIVE PHIL LEE POD/BROADCAST Christmas gift EP.

Please find The Mighty King Of…
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Added by rob ellen on December 4, 2012 at 5:01 — No Comments

Medicine Show Promo Christmas Selection Box

 

 "DINGDONG" Merrily on High! Please find our Christmas Box on SoundCloud (Feeds and Downloads) of the Medicine Promo Christmas Songs for your yuletide pleasure, please feel free to download and share.

A …

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Added by rob ellen on December 2, 2012 at 15:03 — No Comments

Flyinshoes Review Featured Artists of The Month and tip for 2013

If you like American Roots with a swirl of psychedelia check out Milagro Saints Flyinshoes Review Featured Artists this month, and our tip for 2013.

You can now download "Free" (the download single) by Milagro Saints free here.…

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Added by rob ellen on November 12, 2012 at 17:00 — No Comments

The Medicine Show sets out on its DIY Greek Odyssey this Saturday 22nd Sep - the dates so far

The Slim Panatella's get ready for the off (Rob Ellen and Cigar Box Don…

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Added by rob ellen on September 16, 2012 at 23:09 — No Comments

Were all In This Together - Michael Weston King

 

http://shop.morningstaronline.co.uk/content/were-all-it-together-cd?nocache=1

Just bought my copy! well done Michael Weston…

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Added by rob ellen on June 9, 2012 at 10:29 — No Comments

Six Mile Grove Secret Life in a Quiet Town Pod/Broadcast single and info.

Artist: Six Mile Grove

Title: Secret Life in a Small Town

Label: Rena’s Kitchen…

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Added by rob ellen on June 5, 2012 at 12:00 — No Comments

Tartan Heart Fringe and Belladrum Potting Shed Stage 2012





 The Medicine Show presents

The Tartan Heart Fringe 2012
 Gigs and concerts from Ullapool to Perth + don't forget the crowning glory show, standing out like a…
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Added by rob ellen on May 6, 2012 at 21:30 — No Comments

John Lilly Cold Comfort Press Room and Broad/podcast Single

 

 

 

 

 





Artist:John Lilly

Title: Cold Comfort

Label: Javelina…

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Added by rob ellen on February 8, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments

Bob Wootton & Six Mile Grove "Guaranteed Cash" Press Room, Pod/Broadcast EP, Biog, Hi Res jpgs.

 

 

 

 

 

  

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Added by rob ellen on January 22, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments

Charlie Roth's Medicine Show Christmas Pod/broadcast Single

 

  

  Please find our with our warm seasonal greeting this years Christmas Pod/broadcast Single download, recorded especially for The Medicine Show (and our fellow free form broadcasters, you…

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Added by rob ellen on December 2, 2011 at 18:00 — No Comments

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Looking for house concerts for piano trio January 4-8.

I'll be traveling in Northern Europe with my traditional jazz and American roots music piano trio in early January. We're trying to fill some dates between January 4-8, wondering if anyone here would be interested in having us perform at their house concert series. Below is a link to a video where you can see what we do. you can email me directly at jaredengel<at>gmail<dot>com.  Cheers!…See More
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A blog post by Jared Engel was featured

Looking for house concerts for piano trio January 4-8.

I'll be traveling in Northern Europe with my traditional jazz and American roots music piano trio in early January. We're trying to fill some dates between January 4-8, wondering if anyone here would be interested in having us perform at their house concert series. Below is a link to a video where you can see what we do. you can email me directly at jaredengel<at>gmail<dot>com.  Cheers!…See More
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Greg Cooper commented on Brigid Kaelin's blog post Looking for Scotland on Sat Feb 3 - musical saw & banjo from Kentucky!
"Hi There, I am a licensed agent for the UK Border Force and am able to apply and Issue CoS (Certificates of Sponsorship/Work Visa), needed if you intend to Tour/Work in the UK. I also have inroads to House Concerts in a local pub in South West…"
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Looking for Scotland on Sat Feb 3 - musical saw & banjo from Kentucky!

Promoting the UK release of Brigid Kaelin's new album, THOSE WHO DRIFT AWAY. Brigid will be in the UK for 10 days with banjo legend Steve Cooley, and they've got an open date to fill ... ideally in the Borders or somewhere between Yorkshire and Edinburgh (but we are open to farther afield -- will be in Edinburgh on Feb 4) ... on Saturday 3 Feb. Can you help?!Duo format featuring: Steve Cooley has toured with The Dillards, the Cumberlands, the Bluegrass Alliance, and many others (even Bill…See More
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A blog post by Brigid Kaelin was featured

Looking for Scotland on Sat Feb 3 - musical saw & banjo from Kentucky!

Promoting the UK release of Brigid Kaelin's new album, THOSE WHO DRIFT AWAY. Brigid will be in the UK for 10 days with banjo legend Steve Cooley, and they've got an open date to fill ... ideally in the Borders or somewhere between Yorkshire and Edinburgh (but we are open to farther afield -- will be in Edinburgh on Feb 4) ... on Saturday 3 Feb. Can you help?!Duo format featuring: Steve Cooley has toured with The Dillards, the Cumberlands, the Bluegrass Alliance, and many others (even Bill…See More
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Greg Cooper commented on Jack and Kitty's blog post Vaudeville Jug Band Folk (USA) touring Europe (9 countries) - Sep/Oct 2018!
"Hey, happy to help in respect of Work Visas (CoS) that goes for you too Jim, If I can assist any of your performers, do not hesitate to get in contact.  I am about as cheap as it gets here in the UK and have the opportunity to host shows in…"
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