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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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At 14:46 on October 9, 2017, Victor Nesrallah said…

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

At 21:19 on April 27, 2017, Gathering Time said…
Hi Florian,
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 10:34 on April 12, 2016, Mulholland said…

Hi

We're an alt-country duo from York, England, We'll be over in Germany in August and would love to play at one of your house concerts. Here's our page on here and our website

Best wishes

Stan & Ann

www.houseconcerthub.ning.com/profile/Mulholland

Cold Wind (Live)

www.mulhollandband.com

At 14:57 on February 20, 2016, Molly's Kiss said…

Hello Florian,

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 11:49 on October 26, 2015, Joanna Weston said…

Hello Florian!

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 16:23 on October 1, 2015, Low Country Hill said…

Hello Florian,

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 and intimate venues in Canada and would love to make those settings 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, Florian.  Looking forward to hearing from you.
Kindly,
Paul
At 16:16 on March 4, 2015, Igor Legari said…

Hi! We are LUZ, a post-jazz acoustic trio based in Rome [Guitar - Double Bass - Drums]

We are arranging a tour in April and we are looking for gigs. We still have some days off to fill up: April 6th, 7th and 8th.

We often play house concerts during our tours, and we love it!

www.luzmusic.it

At 20:14 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 9:26 on July 29, 2014, Sol Ruiz said…

Greetings!

I am Sol Ruiz (USA/CUBA), Cuban blues singer/songwriter.  I will be passing through your area in September on tour, releasing my new album, Reasonable Diva.  If you like I can send you a download link.  My intentions are to fill dates September 24,25  and looking for a house concert in your area.  If this interest you please let me know.   Please find below links to listen and watch videos.  

Website:  http://artistecard.com/solruiz

Video: vimeo.com/84211111

Thank you,

Sol Ruiz

At 21:26 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

At 21:25 on June 14, 2014, Tom Shed said…

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 21:32 on February 13, 2014, Steve Winch said…

Hi there, I'm a UK-based singer songwriter about to release my third album - I have a gig in Dresden April 17th and it'd be great to get something else in the diary just before that. Would you be interested in arranging a gig for me please?! You can check me out on www.stevewinch.co.uk

Cheers Steve :)

At 20:22 on January 3, 2014, Tia McGraff said…

Florian

Greetings from Canada! My new cd, Break These Chains has received a 4 star review in this month's Maverick Magazine and is being released to the UK/Europe through Proper Distribution.

We are securing dates for an acoustic tour in May/June and wondered if you would be interested in hosting us for a house concert?

Please visit my website at www.tiamcgraff.com

Thank you for your time and consideration.

At 18:48 on January 2, 2014, Up the Chain (Reed Kendall) said…

hey,  Florian

I am a singer/songwriter from Philadelphia, PA (USA) planning a tour of The Netherlands/Switzerland/Germany in the fall (September) and am looking to fill some dates with house shows. My project, Up the Chain, will be traveling as a duo (guitar and keys, both vocals). You can get an idea for our music here - AUDIO: http://upthechain.com/music/ and VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ASzfLTc_1g and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRirI_YJ2GQ

If you have interest in setting up a show with us, please email me at upthechain@gmail.com

Thanks so much!

Cheers,

Reed Kendall

At 8:35 on November 1, 2013, Stefan van de Sande said…

Dear Florian, 

Nice to read your information. My name is Stefan van de Sande (NL). Next year, 2014, I tour across Europe. I will go in April to Scandinavia and go south to Germany and Austria in May/June. I read you have contacts in Nuremberg, so that would fit for my along the trip to Austria. Info about me on http://www.stefanvandesande.nl/ 

I hope you can do something for me. 

Have a nice day, Stefan.

At 15:20 on October 22, 2013, Theo Hall said…

Hi Florian,

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 22:57 on August 9, 2013, Gordie Tentrees said…

Hello Folks,

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

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