Chances R >> Gig History & Trivia
Surprisingly few gigs were played when everything was analysed long after the dust had settled.
Here is a complete listing in chronological order.
Feb 29 - Long Ashton Research Station, Bristol
Jun 27 - Key Centre, Keynsham, Bristol
Jul 23 - Mauretania, Bristol
Sep 12 - Bierkeller, Bristol
Sep 20 - Bristol Bridge Inn, Bristol
Nov 8 - Bristol Bridge Inn, Bristol
Nov 23 - Moles Club, Bath
Jan 3 - Bristol Bridge Inn, Bristol
Mar 12 - Bristol Bridge Inn, Bristol
Mar 13 - Mauretania, Bristol
Mar 24 - Bierkeller, Bristol
Apr 17 - Long Ashton Research Station, Bristol
May 7 - Bristol Bridge Inn, Bristol
May 9 - Bierkeller, Bristol
May 17 - Moles Club, Bath
Sep 28 - Fleece & Firkin, Bristol
Oct 8 - Reaction Club, Brixton, London
Nov 10 - Mauretania, Bristol
Nov 30 - Mauretania, Bristol
Dec 19 - Mauretania, Bristol
May 19 - Ropewalk, Bristol
Jan 3 - Fleece & Firkin, Bristol
Chances R >> Top 15 Live Songs
The most popular songs in terms of how many times they were played live.
In total the band played 22 gigs over a 35 month period.
1 - King Of July [16 plays]
2 - This Time Tomorrow 
3 - One And The Same 
4 - Soul In Motion 
5 - Hurt You The First Time 
6 - Nowheresville 
7 - Running Away With My Heart 
8 - Words Unspoken 
9 - Stomp! 
10 - Toybox 
11 - Temperance 
12 - Here Today 
13 - City Of Gold 
14 - The Right Location 
15 - Kingpit 
All other songs played 7 times or less.
Chances R >> Most Played Venues
The band played mainly Bristol and Bath venues, but did venture up to London once.
1 - Bristol Mauretania [5 times]
2 - Bristol Bridge Inn 
3 - Bristol Bierkeller 
4 - Bath Moles Club 
5 - Long Ashton Research Station 
6 - Bristol Fleece & Firkin 
7 - Brixton Reaction Club 
8 - Keynsham Key Centre 
9 - Bristol Ropewalk 
Chances R >> Cover Versions Played Live
The Chances R cover version policy saw very few played per gig. Some of the songs worked well
in the hands of Chances R. Others were totally murdered! Here is the hit-list...
1 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (U2) [4 times]
2 - Rocking In The Free World (Neil Young) 
3 - Pretty Green (The Jam) 
4 - Surfin' U.S.A. (The Beach Boys) 
5 - Knocking On Heaven's Door (Eric Clapton) 
6 - Through To You (Smalltown) 
7 - Honky Tonk Woman (Rolling Stones) 
8 - Baby Don't Cry (INXS) 
Chances R >> Gig-Opening Songs
You've paid to get in, your pint is in hand, what are you gonna hear first?
1 - This Time Tomorrow [8 times]
2 - Desolate Moon 
3 - Soul In Motion 
4 - Words Unspoken 
5 - Here Today 
6 - One And The Same 
7 - King Of July 
Chances R >> Bands That Shared The Bill
A list of bands that Chances R played gigs with over the years...
Chances R >> Rehearsal Venues
The band found their 'spiritual home' at Mr Grin Productions on their second
ever practice, but did occasionally venture elsewhere when the need arose.
Mr Grin Productions, Bristol
Koh San Studios, Bath
Southside Studios, Bristol
Walnut Bank, Somerset
The Drum Bank, Bristol
Firebird Studios, Bristol
The Totterdown Basement, Bristol
Winterbourne Village Hall, Bristol
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