- The Chance
The Chance is a concert and theater complex in downtown Poughkeepsie,
New York, United States. It began its life as one of Poughkeepsie's movie theaters in the 1920s. [ [http://cityguide.pojonews.com/fe/Arts/stories/art_the_chance.asp The Chance a top venue for live music ] ] It is now a popular nightspot.
Many famous and local acts have performed at The Chance, including Clutch, The Business,
Dropkick Murphys, The Misfits, Motörhead, Murphy's Law, Agnostic Front, Billy Club Sandwich, Social Distortion, The Suicide Machines, Lounge, Lettuceboy, moe., Smoke Or Fire, A Wilhelm Scream, Hellogoodbye, Lostprophets, Hawthorne Heights, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Silverstein, Eighteen Visions, Boys Like Girls, Fall Out Boy, A Static Lullaby, Panic! At the Disco, Scary Kids Scaring Kids, Blink-182, Take One Car , Sum 41, New Found Glory, The Starting Line, Good Charlotte, Gym Class Heroes, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Cheap Trick, Blue Öyster Cult, Twisted Sister, A Dying Vision, Breath of Silence (featuring 3 different singers), E. Town Concrete, Dissolve, Inner Dam, Texas Blind, Red Devil Suit, Anti Socials, All Out War, Beefcake, Ninety 9 Cents, Brown Tongue, Soul 4 Sale, Third Eye Blind, Symphony X, Shadow Image, Meets The Sky, Amber Skies, Amongst The Fallen, Between The Buried And Me, Chiodos, Converge, Shai Hulud, Steve Howe,Phish, My Chemical Romance, The Rolling Stones, AC/DC, Judas Priest, Goatwhore, God Forbid, Cannibal Corpse, Saliva, Avenged Sevenfold, Adema, Powerman 5000, Fuel, Puddle of Mudd, TRUSTcompany, Perfect Thyroid, Three Days Grace, Dope, Motograter, Mushroomhead, Breaking Benjamin, Chevelle, Crossfade, Unwritten Law, Alien Ant Farm, Story of the Year, Stretch Arm Strong, In This Moment, Taproot, Static-X, Otep, Smile Empty Soul, The Exies, Stone Sour, Shadows Fall, All That Remains, Unearth, Trapt, U2, Guns N' Roses, and The Police. The band GWARhas played at the chance many times. Dave Pricelisted this as one of the "Top 10 things" he "loved about Poughkeepsie" in a 2005 Poughkeepsie Journalarticle.
Notes and references
* [http://www.thechancetheater.com The Chance Theater]
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