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Back Before Breakfast

appearing at

The Bell

Bath, Somerset

12:00 - 15:00

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Back Before Breakfast


Acoustic / Folk / Rock / Roots / Branches


We play original songs written by the band. The three main song writers also share lead vocals.

The story so far... long, long ago in a galaxy far, far away (Frome) Andrew Pickering and Anthony Lacny started writing and perfoming songs together under the name "Back Before Breaklfast." They continued to do so until... For reasons that they have never fully explained (alien abduction?) they stopped performing together as "Back Before Breakfast." Oh, you're still reading this? I'd better write some more. Time passed... An older and wiser Andrew Pickering managed to blag a gig at Glastonbury Festival in 2009 and decided to revive BBB (that's a quick way of writing Back Before Breakfast, just look how much space I've save by putting BBB instead of Back Before Breakfast). As it was Glastonbury they decided that a big festival required a big band and so they recruited Elliet, David, Mike and Dom to help fill the stage and make some extra noise. They all had so much fun that in August that year they were locked in a dark room on an industrial estate and not allowed out until some of BBB's music had been recorded. Jan 2010 Sharon Martin has taken over fiddle duties and will be appearing for thev first time with BBB at the Bell Inn Bath on 28th feb. To be continued.....
Rob (electric guitar) took over from Sharon in 2010 and in an effort to sound all folky again Dom took to playing flute(but still plays bass)
The difficult third continuation awaits...
The long awaited third continuation... The line up has been stable since the last update, we continue to expand and grow as not only as musicians but as performers (I'm banking on nobody actually reading this as it is turning into pretentious drivel)
Just book us, come and see us, buy a CD.

The Bell

Venue Type

Pub (Free House)


The Bell is a historic free house and music pub on the edge of Bath city centre: it is owned by 518 of its customers, fans and workers under IPS CoOperative rules. We finally bought the pub on July 2nd 2013. We have live music three times a week ranging from jazz to blues to folk to other things- check out the free band listings and What's On page, open mic nights on thursday, plus vinyl DJ nights at the weekend - always free!

We stock seven real ales plus two guest ales. We are in the Guardian and Observer guides to summer pubs as well as the Lonely Planet, Rough Guide, the Good Beer Guide and Le Guide du Routard. For your amusement we have table football, bar billiards (Mon - Weds), Pool, chess, backgammon, free wi-fi, a real fire and even a launderette! Every Sunday afternoon we have The Pizza Bike preparing and serving freshly made, wood-fired pizza in the garden from 12.30pm-7pm

A lunchtime gig at Bath's legendary "Bohemian music pub and garden with bar games, WiFi and a launderette, "
So come on down , have a drink, a slice of pizza and enjoy the band while you wash your socks.

103 Walcot Street,




BA1 5BW.



Child FriendlyDog FriendlyBarFood ServedCask AleCoffeePool TableFree Wi-FiReal Fire(s)Smoking AreaCovered Smoking Area

Free Admission

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