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Truffle at The Press Room

The Press Room
77 Daniel St.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
United States
Phone:603-431-5186

Doors at 7pm | Show at 8pm | 21+

About Gerard / Truffle
What can you say about a band that’s been together since 1986? Plenty! While many bands come and go within a few years, (Savoy) Truffle is in it for the long haul. They are players and entertainers; it’s what they do!

Truffle is David Bailey (bass, vocals), Ned Chase (mandolin, guitar, lap steel & vocals), Mike Gendron (drums), Pete Kowalski (percussion) and Dave Gerard (vocals, electric & resonator guitars). All but Mike have been creating music together since 1986. Performing in all but ten states across the U.S., playing as many as 275 shows a year. Mike (still the rookie) joined the band with years of experience in 1996; the only lineup change in the band’s history. Truffle has achieved widespread popularity by headlining many respected venues as well as sharing the stage with international acts as Little Feat, Phish, The Band, Dave Matthew’s Band, David Lindley, The Radiators, and Blues Traveler to name only a few.

Their sound, a mix of swampy soul, R&B, Bluegrass, New Orleans grooves, and World music, has been stewing in a pot for years, and is ever changing. Their live show, never dictated by a set list, is eclectic and different every night. Truffle performs in a full electric ensemble as well as an acoustic trio without drums. You need to experience it for yourself. Enjoy!