> Believe me, there are bands around here who play Nx32-bar sets only > and look at you very strangely for even posing the question of using > different phrasing. Which is not usually a problem for their typical > audience...
One simple answer is to stop using these bands, and start using bands that
are prepared to play what you want them to. There are plenty of bands who
play accordingly but never seem to get asked to play at certain venues in
the central belt of Scotland!