Rockin' Blues Americana:
A Rockin' Blues Band that can melt the coldest heart with blues music cooked on a grill with rocket fuel. They Play original rockin' blues songs and have been described as "John Lee Hooker on steroids". They also do their own versions of songs written by the likes of John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Bo Diddley, Big Joe Williams, Jimi Hendrix... Chance Gardner's voice has been described as "gravel in a silk bag" and on guitar "it sounds like three guitars!". Chance is a consumate entertainer and showman but he will only play guitar with his teeth when he feels like it. Chance Gardner has been presented with 4 Hawaii Music Awards in rock and blues categories (People's Choice Awards). Chance Gardner is also available as a singer-songwriter on acoustic guitar and dobro playing original Americana and Blues. Chance learned the blues from 'Earring' George Mayweather (JB Hutto) and his brother Silas Hubbard, Jr. from Mississippi and Chris 'Stovall' Brown, Sax Gordon and Eric 'Two Scoops' Moore in Boston. Chance is primarily gigging in Mainland U.S. and Hawaii but will travel anywhere for a good time.
On Deaf Dog Blues
Chance Gardner - Guitar and Vocals
Patrick McDonald - Bass: Raised in South Texas, Patrick's early bands included playing with the Vaughan Brothers, Billy Gibbons (pre ZZ Top), Mike Knuse (Fever Tree) in Houston's "La Maison". Recorded with Lightnin' Hopkins when he was a young'un ("played the bass all day for twenty bucks! I didn't know no better"). Toured on bass with The Steve Miller Band,Todd Rundgren and Billy Joel to name a few..
Bernie Mansell - Drums: The girl from Texa's energy and big, big heart is the driving force behind Chance and the BluesDaddies.
Steve Sargenti on Harmonica, banjo, mandolin.
Dave Hissey on keys, Accordion and Hammond B-3.
2004- Winner 'Best Blues' CD - Hawaii Music Awards (internet voting worldwide)
2004-Finalist 'Best Rock CD' HOKU HANOHANO AWARDS (member voting)
Open Blues Jam Every Sunday
at the World Famous IRON HORSE Saloon