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Show Friday November 21st!!! Yay!  

I'm so excited I can't stand it!! FREEEEEEAKING OUT!! I'm going to be playing at the Gadabout Traveling Film Festival in New Paltz, with my old friend ERIC AYOTTE!!! Yay, yay, yay!!! 
If you have never seen the Gadabout before, then you are in for a treat, and if you have seen it before then you know what I'm sayin'! Curated short films that are quirky, satirical, funny, political, there's a spectrum and they are all interesting and captivating. Eric is the mastermind of the fest, traveling on a shoe string budget, traversing the globe for over a decade with the fest, AAAAAND!!! If that weren't enough, he's also a killer singer/guiarist/songster and he's playing songs TOMORROW NIGHT!! 

So, here's the deal! Michael Truckpile (me!!) is playing too! and I have the great honor and pleasure of having my friend and insanely talented multi-instrumentalist Alan Macaluso sitting in on the hauntingly beautiful pedal steel guitar. It so sounds so good, I can't stand it when we play together!! How can you be that good, Alan!!! UGH!! 

So here's the details, sorry for the late notice, but this whole thing came together like speeding train dream boat flower boa. Wow!!! 

 
Friday, November 20, 2014 7pm
SUNY New Paltz Campus : SUB 100
-12th Annual Gadabout Film Fest (45 minutes of perfect short films!)
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Eric Ayotte w/Charlie Jones
-Michael Truckpile w/Alan Macaluso


From Eric: 
I am so excited that we are bringing the Gadabout back home to SUNY New Paltz!!! We started The Gadabout Film Fest in 2002, and had our first ever screening in a lectures hall on campus. Now, 12 years later, over 200 cities and 10 countries later we are bringing the Gadabout back to SUNY. We are also super excited that Michael Truckpile (who toured with the Gadabout in 2004) will be playing as well Eric Ayotte!! A real treat of an evening with film and music.

Eric Ayotte has been touring and releasing music for over a decade. His sincere songs bring a political message as well as an emotional truth. This tour will be supporting his 4th full length record “Transparency”, a full band album that explores the concept of honesty, and wanting more open communication from his community, government, friends, religions, and himself.
www.iamericayotte.com/music

The Gadabout Film Festival has had a long standing tradition of DIY ethics matched with really cool filmmaking. Since 2002, the Gadabout has been touring with a new batch of films each year, brining film to non-film settings, screening an extremely inspiring and talented program of short films. Growing out of a DIY music scene, the Gadabout seeks to prove that “Do It Yourself” doesn’t have to mean any lack of quality. With equipment and technology more accessible, filmmaking is a more attainable medium, and yet we typically consume it through very tiny screens with poor audio. So, not only is there a curated element, but there is also respect given to these fantastic short films as they are presented on a big screen with good sound!
www.gadaboutfilmfest.com
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My Gay Banjo, Chris Garneau, Michael Truckpile

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Team Love RavenHouse Gallery, 11 Church Street, New Paltz, NY

On tour from Brooklyn, My Gay Banjo, sing homespun gay-themed duets and queered-up mash-ups in a heart warming old time country style. Chris Garneau, a Brooklyn transplant to Hudson, combines elements of folk, Americana, pop, baroque, and carnival music. Local yarn spinner, Michael Truckpile will be making a long anticipated return accompanied by the luscious soundscapes of pedal steel guitarist Alan Macaluso. Truckpile’s songs dance over the boundaries of heartfelt folk ballads, wry country proclamations and gut-bucket rockers. The show is being hosted by the New Paltz indie record label Team Love in their intimate Ravenhouse Gallery space.

$7 Age limit: All ages

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Market Market

Market Market, 1 Madeline Lane, Rosendale, NY, USA

A second Michael Truckpile and Mama Truckpile show at Market Market!!! The first was a blast, don't miss this round two! My mom will be playing keyboards with me on my songs!!
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Rob Jennings of Lotel (a fine indie-folk song crafter and friend of mine from college! Yay!)
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Jan31

Market Market in Rosendale

Market Market, 1 Madeline Lane, Rosendale, NY, USA

with the fabulous Laura Stevenson (NYC)
I am super excited about this show, my mom is going to sit in with me on keyboards!!!!
and possibly some other special guests!!!  Can't wait!
shows starts at 7pm.  People who show up to Market Market early for dinner don't have to pay the cover!  Otherwise the show is $5


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Dec31

New Year's with Julian!

Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St., New York, NY

New Years with my buddy Julian Velard
There are two shows, I'm opening at the early show:
Early Show: 7:00pm $20.00
And am not playing the:
Late Show: 9:30pm $25.00
with guest Derek James and
a midnight Champagne toast

Tickets on sale now through December 29, 2008
and can be purchased securely online HERE

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Nov24

Rosendale Cafe

Rosendale Cafe, 436 Main St., Rosendale, NY, USA

Singer Songwriter Tuesday!!!

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Aug28

Beans Cafe

Beans Cafe, 1139 Main St., Honesdale, PA, USA

Laura Stevenson, Eric Ayotte, Matt Gerber, & Michael Truckpile
a night of indie folk punk love in NEPA

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Jul30

Truckpile, Ayotte, Baribeau, and more

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April Rose’s House, 58 Church St., New Paltz, NY, USA

house show with: Paul Baribeau, Eric Ayotte, and more!!

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Jun14

Rosendale Rocks the River

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375 Main Street, Rosendale, New York, USA

A celebration of local farming, with music by Mike Baglione and Annie Loeb, Dog on Fleas, Michael Truckpile, No Breaks, Mark Brown and Uncle Buckle, Rented Mule, Johnny Unstoppable, Kurt Henry, Pamela Sue Mann, and the Pete Morrison Band. Also featuring folks from local CSAs and farms, and a community art project. Sound by Taconic Sound.

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Mar20

A Purim Ball

Utopia Soundstage, 293 Tinker St., Bearsville, NY, United States

Chabad of Woodstock welcomes  one and all to a Purim Ball at Utopia Soundstage (Next to the Bearsville Theater)
Sushi and Drinks Banquet, Megillah Reading, FREE event for all ages.
featuring: HigherOrganix (trance fusion from the Berkshires) & Michael Truckpile (back from a long hiatus)

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Jun10

The Colony Cafe

The Colony Cafe, 22 Rock City Rd., Woodstock, NY

Second Sunday Singer Songwriter Series feat: Dorraine Scofield, Kathleen Pemble and Michael Truckpile

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Jun1

Grace Exibition Space

Grace Exibition Space, 840 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY

Art Opening at Grace Exibition Space in Bushwick featuring:
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Jocelyn Monet: "Inner City Blues" Window Video Installation. 2005 Jury Prize Winner of the 6h annual Ghetto Film School Screening NYC.

Music by: Manny Valasquez and Mark Rivera Playing music they rememember listening to while growing up in Bushwick Brooklyn, NY.
Inner City Classics.

and Michael Truckpile

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May19

Spiral Q’ Puppet Theater

Spiral Q’ Puppet Theater, 3114 Spring Garden Street 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA

Spiral Qs Annual Living Loft Museum Open Housey
Come dance, eat, drink, and play with puppets. 
Family activities from 5-6PM.
Learn more about all of Spiral Qs programs and the people
behind them, from the living loft museum to Justice Works and Education and celebrate the many volunteers, activists, and artists who work so diligently to amplify the voices of the community.

PERFORMANCES BY:
5:30 PM Sham-e-Ali al-Jamil
6:00 PM The Skekses
http://www.radicackalacky.org/shows/skekses.html
7:00PM The Great Quentini
http://www.quentini.com
8:00 PM Michael Truckpile
http://www.michaeltruckpile.com/index.cfm

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Apr2

Ragtag Cinema

Ragtag Cinema, 23 N. 10th St., Columbia MO, NY

a half hour set before a screening of a Les Blank film!

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Apr1

St. Paul's Lutheran Church

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 76 E. Bagley Rd., Berea OH, OH

76 E. Bagley Rd., Berea, Ohio 44017
7pm, $5
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Mar31

Four Friends Coffee House

Four Friends Coffee House, 136 Monroe Center, Grand Rapids MI, MI

8pm more acts to be announced.

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Mar30

MoJoe's Hot House

MoJoe's Hot House, 2849 W. Belmont, Chicago IL, IL

7pm-10pm with Ian Wiesneski and one more to be announced at MoJoe's

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Mar27

99 Custer St.

99 Custer St., 99 Custer St., Buffalo NY, NY

$5  6pm  Derek Notaro, Emi the Fox and Unwelcome Guests

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Mar18

60 Main Collective Cafe

60 Main Collective Cafe, 60 Main St., New Paltz NY, NY

This is Smoke, This is Signals (Ohio), Greg Farley, Michael Truckpile
at the 60 Main Collective, Sunday March 18th 6pm-8pm  (come on time because apparently everyone is kicked out at 8pm!! 
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Feb13

Rosendale Cafe

Rosendale Cafe, Rosendale NY

Community Music Night at the cafe has been a great success.  Every Tuesday five local songwriters play at the cafe.  Truckpile will hook it up with other great local cats.  Check the website

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