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Dave Gerard

 CONTACT INFO  33 Cedar Point Road, Durham, N.H. 03824 603-742-4942 603-742-4942
 YEARS EXPERIENCE  10 - 20 years
 ARTIST HISTORY Dave has been full time since 1985, performing at times as many as 275 shows in a year across forty states. He keeps a regular full time performance schedule of four to six shows a week. Also at ease in the studio, dave has participated in eight recording projects, culminating in the release of his debut album, "Memory Hill" and his follow up, 1999's, "Losing The Boy". His latest endeavor shows a new facet to the musical skill and exuberance that his fans have come to expect from him. Listeners will enjoy a new sophistication to the lyrics, mood and style of "Losing The Boy". He is a front man who has matured into a solo artist. Dave is also known for fronting the Seacoast band (Savoy) Truffle. As well as headlining many respected venues, Truffle has shared the stage with, Dave mattews band, Little Feat, Blues Traveler, The Band, and Phish to name a few. The band also signed a three album deal with November/Sony. Dave in solo and duo formats has shared the stage with, Arlo Guthrie, Toots and the Maytalls, David Lindley, Pat Donohue, Chris Smither, and Tinytown. He has also had his Compositions appear in a N.Y.C. Board of Education learning series video, as well as a full length feature film. Recently Dave has also been performing at elementary school music seminars in New Hampshire, Virginia, and colorado. "dave gerad's second solo album is outstanding. Losing the Boy is well crafted with ballads, up-tempo numbers and lots of soul, folk and skill. you can swear you've heard him and his songs all over the radio, it's that good. ~ Jam Magazine "It feels like Gerard's plgged into some kind of universal rhythm. Listening to Memory hill gives one the distinct feeling that one is alive and that anything is possible. ~ Face Magazine
INSTRUMENTS Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Slide Guitar, Dobro/Lap Guitar
STYLES Contemporary Folk, Blues, Country, Bluegrass, Reggae, R&B, World Music, Singer-Songwriter, A little bit o' Pop.
VOCALS Lead, Harmony
 AVAILABILITY Club, Wedding, Concert, Coffeehouse, Festival, Private Party, Schools/Children's Performances
SOLO/GROUP Solo, Duo, Trio, Band
REPERTOIRE Mostly originals, a fair amount of covers, and some traditionals. Covers range from John Hiatt, Joe Ely, Subdudes, Ray Charles, Neville Brothers, Dylan, Bruce Cockburn, etc...

Losing The Boy ~ 1999

Memory Hill ~ 1996

With Truffle:

Out Loud ~ 2000

Nervous laughter ~ 1994

Talking with Ghosts ~ 1990

Dish me In ~ 1988
RECORD COMPANY Savoy Productions ~ 33 Cedar Point Road, Durham, N.H.

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