The Breaks

from£1,050

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The Breaks are a versatile, experienced and lively party and wedding band offering the best in pop, rock, indie music and anthems to get your guests on the dancefloor!

Book within 7 days of your enquiry and get a DJ set performed by the band for FREE! (worth £200).

Vintage favourites and modern classics by artists such as The Beatles, The Killers, Oasis, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Bon Iver are re-created in a dynamic show designed to appeal to guests of all ages and musical tastes.

The Breaks hit the mark and were impressive throughout. An excellent choice of music from 3 charming and talented musicians! Mark, 50th Birthday Party, Somerset

Weddings make up the bulk of the band's gigs, and they've now performed at most of the major wedding venues in the South West, including Polhawn Fort and Tunnels Beaches.

Members of the band have played on world tours and studio albums for huge artists such as The Saturdays, Liam Gallagher, Busted, Emma Bunton and Harry Collier (Faithless/Kubb), as well as Samantha Mumba, Amy Studt, Natasha Beddingfield and Miss Dynamite.

The Breaks are friendly, reliable, well-dressed and happy to work closely with clients, resulting in performances that are perfectly tailored to each event and venue. The band give everything they've got to make each event a truly memorable occasion.

The Breaks now work exclusively with Function Central as our most highly praised wedding band in the South West, but are available all across the UK.

Performance info

Line-up Male lead vocals/guitar; bass/vocals; drums; sound engineer
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute
Interval music Yes (included in price)
Lighting Yes (LED par cans - included in price)

Booking options

Add keyboards
Add from £320
Piano and synths for a bigger sound
Add extra guitar
Add from £320
For a fuller live sound
Acoustic background music, solo, duo or trio available
Add from £185
Live lounge style sets by the band's acoustic duo, ideal for drinks receptions or meals

24k Magic – Bruno Mars
Adventure Of A Lifetime – Coldplay
All Night Long – Lionel Richie
All These Things I’ve Done – The Killers
Are You Gonna Be My Girl – Jet
A Sky Full Of Stars – Coldplay
Best Of You – Foo Fighters
Blame It On Me – George Ezra
Brick House – The Commodores
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Budapest – George Ezra
Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
Counting Stars – One Republic
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Crocodile Rock – Elton John
Dakota – Stereophonics
Dancin’ In The Moonlight – Toploader
Dirty Paws – Of Monsters & Men
Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
Dreaming Of You – The Corals
Dreams – Fleetwood Mac
Everlong – Foo Fighters
Everywhere – Fleetwood Mac
Flowers In Your Hair – The Lumineers
Get It On – T.Rex
Get Lucky – Pharell
Good Times – Chic
Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
Happy – Pharell
Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
Hey Ya – Outkast
Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder
Ho! Hey! – The Lumineers
Hold Back The River – James Bay
Honky Tonk Woman – The Rolling Stones
Hysteria – Muse
I Feel Good – James Brown
Iris – Goo Goo Dolls
I Will Wait – Mumford & Sons
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
I’m A Believer – The Monkees
Johnny Be Goode – Chuck Berry
Kids – MGMT
Kiss – Prince
Last Nite – The Strokes
Le Freak – Chic
Lightning Bolt – Jake Bugg
Little Lion Man – Mumford & Sons
Little Talks – Of Monsters And Men
Living For The City – Stevie Wonder
Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars
Many Of Horror – Biffy Clyro
Marry You – Bruno Mars
Molly’s Chambers – Kings Of Leon
Mountains – Biffy Clyro
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Mr Brightside – The Killers
My Generation – The Who
Naive – Kooks
Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
New Shoes – Paolo Nutini
Ophelia – The Lumineers
Paradise – Coldplay
Paradise – George Ezra
Place Your Hands – Reef
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Plug In Baby – Muse
Pompeii – Bastille
Rather Be – Clean Bandit
Rehab – Amy Winehouse
Riptide – Vance Joy
Ruby – Kaiser Cheifs
Rude – Magic
Satisfaction – Rolling Stones
Save Tonight – Eagle-Eye Cherry
September – Earth, Wind & Fire
Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Shoot The Runner – Kasabian
Shut Up & Dance – Walk The Moon
Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder
Song 2 – Blur
Sorry – Justin Bieber
Summer Of 69 – Bryan Adams
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
The Cave – Mumford & Sons
Treasure – Bruno Mars
Trouble – Ray Lamontagne
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson
Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon
Valerie – The Zutons
Viva La Vida – Coldplay
Wake Me Up – Avicci
When You Were Young – The Killers
Wonderwall – Oasis
Yellow – Coldplay
You Are The Best Thing – Ray Lamontagne
You Really Got Me – The Kinks

Acoustic

All Night Long – Lionel Richie
Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater Revival
Better Together – Jack Johnson
Blame It On Me – George Ezra
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Can't Feel My Face – The Weeknd
Cannonball – Damien Rice
Come Together – Beatles
Don't Know Why – Norah Jones
Don't Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Feeling Good – Nina Simone
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Give Me Love – Ed Sheeran
Gravity – John Mayer
Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley
Happy – Pharell William
Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
Hey Soul Sister – Train
Higher Love – James Vincent McMorrow
Ho! Hey! – The Lumineers
Hold Back The River – James Bay
Holocene – Bon Iver
I Can't Make You Love Me – Bonnie Rait
I Won't Give Up – Jason Mraz
Jolene – Ray Lamontagne
Let It Be Me – Ray Lamontagne
Let It Go – James Bay
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Make You Feel My Love – Dylan/Adele
My Girl – The Temptations
Only Love – Ben Howard
Save Tonight – Eagle Eyed Cherry
Skinny Love – Bon Iver
Tenerife Sea – Ed Sheeran
The Scientist – Coldplay
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Trouble – Ray Lamontagne
Wild Horses – Rolling Stones
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
XO – Beyoncé/John Mayer
You Should Belong To Me – Ray Lamontagne
Your Song – Elton John

Mr Brightside – The Killers

Can't Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

“I thought the band were great, they really bounced of the people who were on the dancefloor.”

Charlotte & Curtis, Wedding, Lusty Glaze in Cornwall, September 2018

“Very good band. Great music, communication, and flexibility. Would recommend.”

Dominic & Georgina, Wedding at Polshawn Fort, July 2018

“The Breaks played at our wedding in June and they were brilliant. They had everyone up and dancing the night away, there was even a dance off at one point! We also booked an acoustic set in the afternoon at the last minute, and it was lovely. I'm so glad we booked them and if you are looking for a wedding band with a bit of an edge for your wedding, look no further. Thank you so much!”

Laura & Charles, Wedding, Tunnels Beaches in Ilfracombe, June 2018

“We loved having The Breaks play at our wedding. All the guests we had chance to speak to really enjoyed them. We especially loved that they were willing to learn and perform the song for our first dance.”

Adam & Steph, Wedding at Boringdon Park in Plymouth, May 2018

“The Breaks were a brilliant band. They had our whole wedding party up on their feet from song one until the end. It was a brilliant end to a truly memorable day. Thank you so much x”

Hetty, Wedding at Branscombe Village Hall in Seaton, August 2017

“The Breaks' repertoire is very diverse, there was something that we could both agree on and a lot that we thought our guests would enjoy. A week before our wedding we heard from the Band. Joe was brilliant, we gave them a list of repertoire that we liked and also a list of music we'd like them to play as part of the DJ sets. They also did requests on the night. The Breaks were absolutely superb. I can't thank them enough for how amazing they made our wedding reception. Everyone was up and dancing all night! Chatting with our guests the next morning, everyone thought they were perfect and would all highly recommend.”

James & Lauren, Wedding at The Orchid Hotel in Bournemouth, July 2017

“The Breaks were a brilliant act - they accommodated our first dance, got everybody up and dancing and most importantly played great music!”

Dave, Wedding at Ta Mill in Cornwall, July 2017

“Function Central were very approachable, with very good communication and the band were just awesome - we danced all night!”

Karen, Wedding at Teignmouth Rugby Club in Devon, July 2017

“Please pass on a big thank you from us to The Breaks. They were really good, our guests enjoyed the music and were flexible when we ran late. Thank you again, we are really glad we booked The Breaks and would recommend them.”

Carolyn, Wedding in Devon, April 2017

“The band were great and feedback from guests was amazing. They arrived on schedule, set up without fuss and played a good spread of music to suit all ages. The dance floor seemed to be full at all times which is always the key test!”

Helen, Wedding in Torquay, March 2017

“I can't actually praise these guys enough! They played great songs, and built up to the best songs towards the end. They got everyone dancing and a few people singing, and even when some guests tried to join in they just took it all in their stride and just seemed to be having a great laugh. Finally, I heard the next day that they even dropped some of my guests off at their accommodation in the village as they were struggling to get a cab - true heroes!”

Anna, Wedding in Devon, September 2016

“The Breaks hit the mark and were impressive throughout. An excellent choice of music from 3 charming and talented musicians. We would highly recommend to anyone wanting a quality band!”

Mark, 50th Birthday Party in Somerset, August 2016

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