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At 14:50 on October 9, 2017, Victor Nesrallah said…

"hello its Victor Nesrallah americana style singer songwriter from Ottawa Canada interested in touring the Netherlands and Europe spring 2018 http://house concert hub.ning.com/profile/victornesrallah Looking forward to hearing from you Cheers…"

At 21:32 on April 27, 2017, Gathering Time said…
Hi Amber,

My name is Stuart Markus, and I am with an Americana/Roots harmony trio from New York called Gathering Time. Our latest CD, Keepsake, was #1 on Folk DJ-List (the international folk radio chart) in March 2016 with the #1 song and 5 other songs in the top 25, making us the #1 artist for the month also; we came in at #4 for the year.
Since 2012, we have often toured in partnership with an the roots/Americana singer Mara Levine. Her CD Jewels and Harmony was #1 for January 2013 and #3 for that year on the international Folk DJ chart. Typically, we do a set of our own songs as well as backing Mara on hers.
We have been booked together to play a music festival in Ehingen, Germany (near Stuttgart) on Saturday, April 14, 2018, and we're hoping to book a tour in Europe to run from around Saturday, April 7th to Sunday the 15th of next year.
The best way to describe Gathering Time is as a co-ed Crosby, Stills & Nash, with a bit of the Byrds and a jot of Joni Mitchell. Mara Levine is best known as an arranger and interpreter of American traditional songs and those by songwriters of the '60s like Tim Hardin, Leonard Cohen and Paul Simon, as well as contemporary ones.
It is worth noting that we are capable of doing either shows of mostly original songs (or in Mara’s case songs by modern songwriters) OR specialty tribute theme shows entirely of '60s American folk and folk-rock. (Information on those is listed at the 'specialty shows' page of our website. Whichever a venue prefers, we're happy to do.
Full bios, photos, music and videos of Gathering Time are available at www.gathering-time.com, www.youtube.com/gatheringtimetrio and
www.soundcloud.com/gatheringtime; information on Mara (and her music) are available at www.maralevine.com.
 
At 15:09 on February 20, 2016, Molly's Kiss said…

Dear Amber,

I am the singer of a folk trio, Molly's Kiss. We're planning our first tour in Europe during next summer. We'll be pleased to play for you if you would like to host us.

You could take a look at our website : http://www.mollyskiss.com/

Best regards

Nicolas

At 11:44 on October 26, 2015, Joanna Weston said…

Hello Amber!

I'm Joanna Weston, an English singer-songwriter originally from London, now living in The Netherlands. I would love the chance to travel Europe in 2016 and meet many new people and perform my original contemporary folk style songs either solo or with other band members.

In 2014 I released my debut studio album ‘INSIDE OUT’ which is a collection of 'feel good' songs you’ll want to hear time and time again: 

https://joannaweston.bandcamp.com/album/inside-out


.. and here is a video link to 'Amy' taken from my earlier EP 'Pieces of the Puzzle', which tells the story of life long friendship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OInbbsv9CY 


I hope you enjoy listening and I look forward to hearing from you about all the possibilities. 

Best wishes,

Joanna

www.joannaweston.com

At 16:15 on October 1, 2015, Low Country Hill said…

Hello Amber,

My name is Paul Hogeterp and I am a musician/songwriter from Hamilton, Canada.  In November 2014, I released my debut solo record under the moniker Low Country Hill.  The self-titled record was produced by Dave King at his lovely Barn Window Studio on the outskirts of Hamilton.  I am pleased that Pat Sansone from Wilco and Bill Dillon (Joni Mitchell, Robbie Robertson, Peter Gabriel) lent their playing and artistry to the record.  Recently, Low Country Hill received a 2015 Hamilton Music Awards nomination in the Roots/solo category and was a Hamilton regional finalist in CBC Searchlight 2015.
 
I've been playing solo shows (and occasional full band performances) in central Canada throughout 2015 and hope to tour The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany in late February/early March 2016.  I've very much enjoyed playing house concerts in Canada and would love to make house concerts the primary focus of a tour in Europe.
 
Please check the links below to find out more about Low Country Hill:
 
 
Thanks for your time, Amber.  Looking forward to hearing from you.
Kindly,
Paul
At 17:40 on September 15, 2015, Notable Exceptions said…

I'll be traveling to Europe next May as part of the duo, Notable Exceptions.  Our sound is an acoustic, eclectic mix of cowgirl/folk/Americana.  Our sound would be a perfect fit for your house concert series.  We are booking gigs for a 3-week period in the month of May 2016.  I look forward to hearing from you soon!     

 

Web address:  NotableExceptions.com

 

Best wishes,

Judy Coder

At 13:59 on July 24, 2015, Ivor Game said…

Dear Heimbuhne, hello. My name is Ivor Game, a singer and songwriter from London. I play lots of acoustic shows across the UK and beyond, including The Netherlands, releasing albums and singles along the way. I have enjoyed nice radio play too, from BBC6 and other BBCs, to national across Australia, Japan, Europe and America. I have also been played a few times on The Netherlands AVRO, Radio 2 and Acoustic FM and have had nice reviews in New Folk Sounds Magazine. I also recently enjoyed a lovely review for my album Dizzy Spells on Denmarks Gaffa.de and I think I may have been played on Alex Madsens P4 radio show. I love playing my little songs to cosy rooms, and have played many a small coffee bar, and intimate spaces before. You can hear lots of songs, and see a few videos like I Like Being at Home, on http://www.ivorgame.com and more songs on http://www.soundcloud.com/ivorgame. I hope you like the tunes and can consider me for a house concert. Thank you. Hope to hear from you. Kindest regards, Ivor. Ivor Game  ivorgame@btinternet.com

At 20:15 on February 1, 2015, Zobin Baygan said…
Hey there =)
I am coming to Germany in March and will be there for a few months to play in streets and houses. Do you want to host me in March, April or maybe even May?

A short video of what you can expect:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_2SjEt9m_0

Peeace
At 18:06 on January 7, 2015, Katey Laurel said…

Hello Amber!

I am making contacts for a possible Europe trip this year...if you like what you hear, can you send me a note so I can begin creating some possibilities?  

Thank you!

Katey Laurel

At 22:47 on June 14, 2014, Tom Shed said…

Hi,

Hope you are having a great day.  I wanted to tell you about Tom Shed’s music tour coming to Europe this October.  Curly Maple Music is sponsoring his “Mama’s Goin’ Out” tour so you can schedule this Grammy nominated performer, for free!  Bring Tom Shed “history, humor and the human condition” to your venue now. Sample videos are available at www.tomshed.com .  Contact us at tom@tomshed.com  to schedule a concert at your venue. 

All the best,

Louise Williams, Tom Shed - Curly Maple Music

 

Hallo,

Hoffe, Sie sind mit einem großen Tag. Ich wollte mit Ihnen über Musik Tour Tom Shed die nach Europa kommen im Oktober zu erzählen. Curly Maple Musik fördert seine "Mama Goin 'Out"-Tour planen, so können Sie dies Grammy nominierten Darsteller kostenlos! Holen Sie Tom Shed "Geschichte, Humor und den Zustand der Menschheit", um Ihren Veranstaltungsort jetzt. Beispielvideos sind www.tomshed.com verfügbar. Kontaktieren Sie uns unter tom@tomshed.com, um ein Konzert zu Ihren Verein zu planen.

Alles Gute,

Louise Williams, Tom Shed - Curly Maple Musik

At 21:46 on February 13, 2014, Steve Winch said…

Hi Heimbuhne,

I'm a UK-based singer songwriter just about to release my third album. I am playing at Cafe Laika in Dresden April 17th and would love to book some house concerts just before that date. Berlin would be perfect!! You can check me out here www.stevewinch.co.uk

Cheers Steve :)

At 8:39 on November 1, 2013, Stefan van de Sande said…

Dear Ambersunshine,

Hi, nice to write to you. I am Stefan van de Sande (NL). Next year I tour across Europe. I will be in Scandinavia in April and heading south to Germany/Austria in May/June. I would love it to play and perform at your house, to bring my storys and good vibes to your place. Next thursday 7-11 I will play  at The Troubadour-Modern Minstrels in Berlin in WABE an der danzigerstrasse. Perhaps you would like to visit that event and perhaps we could talk about a concert?
Best Regards, und ciao!

Stefan.

At 15:26 on October 22, 2013, Theo Hall said…

Hi Amber,

I was wondering if I could get a moment if your time to listen to something?
It's the title track from Terry Emm's new album. I am booking shows for Terry in 2014 and thought he might suit the music events you put on.
 
Terry's music has recently had airplay from legendary DJ Bob Harris on BBC Radio 2. Bob described Terry's music as 'excellent, excellent music' and has had him in for a live session. BBC 6 Music DJs Gideon Coe, Chris Hawkins and Tom Robinson have also spun his tracks regularly alongside many regional stations. Terry has recently shared the stage with the likes of; Amy Wadge, Richard Walters, Danny & The Champs, Jackie Leven, Judith Owen, Red Dirt Skinners and many others.
MOJO magazine have described his music as 'pastoral, romantic and lit musically by summer rays…no routine singer- songwriter offering but some-thing totally engaging in melody and lyric' in a 4 star review.
It'd be interesting to see what you think to his music and great if you could consider him for a show.
Thanks very much,
Theo Hall
07873798994
At 20:37 on September 25, 2013, Lilac's Daughter said…

Hi, 

I am a scandinavian musician wanting to tour the Berlin area in December/January with my beautiful string dou by my side. 
The music is delicate beautiful stuff with amarican folk roots. 

Check out the music and project on www.facebook.com/lilacsdaughter and let me know if you would want to help us out.

Sincerely, 

Lilac's Daughter.

At 22:59 on August 9, 2013, Gordie Tentrees said…

Hello,

We are headed back to Europe for our 5th tour and although we have lots of dates booked are looking to fill some holes doing our favourite thing- house concerts!!

We are looking for dates still in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium, France, Spain and Italy.

The tour is taking place May 9-April. 15 2014, below is some more info!

Gordie Tentrees & Hill Country News

They are returning to Europe with a new record, and new band featuring 3 part harmonies, fiddle, dobro, harmonica, weaving swamp filled grooves with high energy foot stompers, and gritty story songs. Gordie Tentrees-porchboard bass, dobro, harmonica, guitars, vocals, Aiden Tentrees-double bass, harmony vocals, and Fabian Brook-fiddle, guitar, harmony vocals. Let us know if you are interested. Tour promotion supported by Continental Records!

Gordie Tentrees WCMA Nominee 'Roots Album of the Year" ISC Finalist 'Americana Category" Vancouver Olympics Best of Canada Performer

Website www.tentrees.ca

Press Kit www.sonicbids.com/gordietentrees

"North Country Heart" Gordie's 5th album and latest offering made the Earshot Top 20 in 2012 in Canada on the Folk/Roots/Blues Charts. http://www.earshotonline.com/charts/2012/folk_roots_blues.cfm

He recently completed a world tour of 8 countries, performing 140 concerts in 4 months touring with Fred Eaglesmith, Mary Gauthier, Danny Michel, and Jonathon Byrd.

In the rough cut vein of Fred Eaglesmith or Kelly Joe Phelps, Tentrees is gifted" GLOBE & MAIL

"This is the fifth album by a man who really should be a household name thanks to the excellence of his vocal and writing skills and his ability to create atmospheres and arrangements perfectly suited to his writing, something not all great singer songwriters are able to master"..AMERICANA ROOTS UK

"Tentrees has created a cohesive collection of images and sounds that hits emotional marks without resorting to manipulation. Heard without advance warning, one could be convinced that this is the new Corb Lund or Hayes Carll album and not be a bit disappointed"…FEVOUR COULEE

At 14:45 on May 22, 2013, Theo Hall said…

I am looking for dates, particularly in August-September this year for a critically acclaimed UK singer-songwriter I work with called, Terry Emm. 

Have a listen to some of his music here: https://soundcloud.com/terryemm

Legendary BBC Radio DJ Bob Harris describes Terry's music as 'Excellent, excellent music'.

Or perhaps watch recent videos: 

'Loved And Never Lost'- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsSSAWbSq7s

'Gently'- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8AKLx_LIpw

At the moment we have 9th-15th scheduled in for dates in Germany for your information. 

If you are interested in having this fantastic rising songwriter at your house, contact me through my profile or on theohall@hallagency.co.uk

Thanks very much!

Theo

At 3:34 on April 17, 2013, John Barrow said…
Hi Heimbühne am Boxi
I am looking for shows in very early September 2013 for USA/California-based acoustic finger-style guitar player Brian Gore (see http://guitarpoet.com), the 'guitar poet'.
We needs shows in early September ...
 
SEPTEMBER 2013
Sun  1 to Fri  6   available
Sat 7 and Sun 8 London Acoustic Guitar Show (Olympia) tbc
 
Brian will be in Germany doing some work with the great guitarist Lulo Reinhardt (grand-nephew of Django) in late August.  Brian is a fluent German speaker and can easily give a full concert or a workshop or masterclass entirely in German.  He could also do this in Spanish, although perhaps a little less fluently.
Brian has a good track record over here since he's also the brains behind the annual touring guitar festival called the International Guitar Night, which Stoneyport has worked for in the UK since 2007.  See http://www.internationalguitarnight.com/.  Brian got IGN going in the USA in 1995 and since 2000 it has become a major North American touring event.
 

You can hear some of Brian's work at http://uk.myspace.com/guitaristbriangore/music/albums/path-of-least...).

I hope to hear from you soon

John Barrow

Stoneyport Associates

Edinburgh

e: jb@stoneyport.demon.co.uk

m: +44(0)7968 13 17 37

At 5:24 on March 15, 2013, Adam Marsland said…

It seems you have a great place to live and enjoy art!  I love your courtyard!

I am going to be in Germany the last part of May.  If you feel that my music would fit in with what you have going on, and would like to have me play, please let me know...schönen dank...adam

At 21:29 on March 12, 2013, Amorangi said…

Hi Ambersunshine,

I'm looking for gigs in mid May -June. I would love to play my charango/guitar, sing and improvise  for you and your friends in a cosy fashion.

Churs and Peace

Amorangi

www.amorangi.com 

At 11:53 on February 14, 2013, Robert Post said…

Hi,

I'm in Berlin in between European tour dates. Feb 18, 19 and March 2, 3 is available for house concerts. I have one booked for Feb 18. But would like to fill all four evenings with shows. 

Hope you consider! 

Best, 

-robert

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