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Beer For Breakfast



  • 4/5 piece Irish Band
  • Ceilidh option available
  • Option to play CD music during breaks and after the performance at no extra cost
  • Option for acoustic set
  • Option for fiddle player or box player at extra cost
  • Full PLI & PAT certificated


The band are based in Manchester but regularly play throughout the UK

Standard Set Times

  • 2x60 or 3x40 mins

About this Act

Beer for Breakfast are a four piece Irish Band, who play a fantastic and lively range of Traditional and Contemporary Irish Music as well as Celtic Rock and Country Rock & Roll. They are all professional musicians who came together from academic, formal and session music backgrounds to form one of the liveliest bands in the UK Irish music scene today. They generate a vibrant and energetic atmosphere at live performances and guarantee to have you up on your feet dancing and singing.

The band are no strangers to the folk scene and have been playing at pubs, clubs and festivals throughout the UK for the past four years. The musical pedigree of the individual players goes back much further: each has a history of playing with top bands. Now with BBC radio performances under their belt, Beer for Breakfast are becoming well known for their particular brand of music. They have a first class self- contained PA and Bose speaker system which is covered by Public Liability Insurance and an Electrical Equipment certificate. They come equipped for all types of venues of any size, e.g. Festivals, Pubs, Clubs, Corporate events and Weddings.They also specialise in Ceili's and have excellent Callers available, whether you want your Ceili to have an Irish, Scottish or English flavour!

Set List

(all Trad Arr)
St. Brendan
Lark in the Morning
Mountain Dew,
Murshien Durkin
Mc Alpines Fusiliers
JCB song
Black Velvet Band
Seven Drunken Nights
Paddy on the Railway
Whisky in the Jar
Rarest Flowers
Streets of Dublin
Rocky Rd to Dublin
Nobbys Steamboat
Sally McLennane
I Useta Luv Her
Four Roads
Whisky you're the Devil
South Australia
Irish Rover
Rose of Allendale
Fields of Athanry
Galway Shawl
Galway Girls
Donegal Danny
Wild Rover
Craic was Mighty in Isle of Man
Shamrock Shore
The Maro
Liverpool Lou
Fairytale of New York
Dark Streets of London
Hills of Donegal
Back to Tuam
Lukeys Boat
Thousands are Sailing
Streams of Whiskey
Jock Stuart
Roarin Willie
Nancy Whisky
Rose of Allandale
Flower of Scotland
Wild Mountain Thyme
Mingalay Boat song
Northern Lights of Aberdeen
O Boy
Peggy Sue
Sea of Heartbreak
Will the circle be Unbroken
Meet me on the Corner
Bye Bye Love
Always on my Mind
The Gambler
Walk The Line
Guess It Doesn't Matter Anymore
40 Shades of Green
Foulsom Prison Blues
Ring of Fire

and many more


  • 5 piece band consisting of vocals, guitar, mandolin, flute, banjo


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