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Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Slim Chance Touring 2014


SLIM CHANCE
Featuring Original members from Ronnie Lane's recording and touring line-up.

Touring throughout 2014
Ronnie always jokingly claimed that he found the musicians for Slim Chance in the pages of Exchange and Mart. In 2010 Charlie Hart and Steve Simpson trawled the streets of South London and miraculously found three more ex-Slim Chancers who were all keen to sign up again to the quest for Ronnie's musical holy grail. By gigging round the country the line-up has gelled into a fine band and become a powerful entity in its own right.

The aim is to create a show which celebrates the range of Ronnie's later music: to take this show to people in village halls and clubs, festivals and theatres at home and abroad; and eventually, joined by numerous friends, to resurrect the Passing Show itself.
STEVE SIMPSON
Worked on Ronnie Lane's Slim Chance, One for the Road. Steve also worked with Frankie Miller, Eric Bibb, Roger Chapman.
CHARLIE HART
Worked on Ronnie Lane's Slim Chance, One for the Road, Rough Mix, See Me, Rocket 69. Charlie also played with Pete Brown, Ian Dury and Eric Clapton.
ALUN DAVIES
Worked on Ronnie Lane's Anymore for Anymore and toured with the Passing Show. Alun also worked with Cat Stevens, Ralph McTell and Good Men in the Jungle.
STEVE BINGHAM
Worked on Ronnie Lane's Anymore for Anymore and toured with the Passing Show. Steve has also played with Geno Washington, The Foundations and Colin Blunstone.
COLIN DAVEY
Worked on Ronnie Lane's One for the Road.
He also worked with P.P. Arnold, Chris Farlowe, Ben E King and Charles Tolliver.

London Borderline
Joe Geesin, for Record Collector
This sold-out show saw the launch of the band's new single, One For The Road, an old Lane classic, backed with Flags And Banners, co-written with Rod Stewart. The show mixed Faces and Ronnie Lane/Slim Chance material with aplomb; the band were clearly tightly rehearsed and enjoyed it too. The enthusiastic reception ensured that Last Orders and You're So Rude went down as well as Anniversary, Don't Try To Change My Mind and You Never Can Tell. From mod to blues to rock'n'roll, the sound was solid, yet smooth. The underlying feel of R&B-meets-Americana meant everything across the two sets ran seamlessly. Charlie Hart's accordion bolstered the sound nicely, and bassist Steve Bingham nodded along as if they were playing in your front room.
Thoroughly enjoyable.
1 April 1946 – 4 June 1997
 
In 2012 Slim Chance performed at Glastonbury, the reaction was extraordinary.  

For more information contact Peter Barton

At Rock Artist Management 0771 2628366

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