Brian Kirk and the Jirks

Genre: 60’s Bands, 70’s Bands, 90’s Bands, Beach Bands, Funk Bands, Jam Bands, Oldies Bands, Reggae Bands, Rock Bands, Top 40 Bands, Variety Bands, Wedding Bands
Location: Red Bank, NJ

About The Band

Brian Kirk and the Jirks, the notorious cover band hailing from the Jersey Shore, was formed in the early 1990's by lead singer, Brian Kirk. Covering all styles of music from Rock to Pop, Oldies to Reggae, and Standards to Swing with the Jirks own unique twist, Brian Kirk and the Jirks have become a household favorite! Brian Kirk and the Jirks are also available for weddings, corporate functions, and fundraiser events. The band not only has an extremely diverse repertoire but has also released original music, including their hot selling albums Hangover Mondays and most recently, American Life In the Summertime.

Brian Kirk and the Jirks have established themselves as a paramount cover band through the many successes they have accomplished. The release of Brian Kirk and the Jirks two original albums helped put the band on the charts with over 6,000 copies sold. Not only have they headlined with national acts such as Tonic and Better Than Ezra, they have also performed for former Governor Florio at a foundation benefit as well as shared the stage with legendary drummer, T.M.
Steven and bassist, Bernard Purdy from the James Brown Band. Brian Kirk and the Jirks was even profiled on Lifetime Television's The Men's Room and was voted the number one band in the 1999 readers' pole of the Asbury Park Press. Also in 1999, an original song by Kirk and the Jirks became the number one requested song on the Z100 morning show. In October 2000, Brian Kirk and the Jirks appeared on Channel 12's Jersey Talking and in June 2001 Brian Kirk and the Jirks appeared on Food Nation with Bobby Flay. A month later in July 2001, Brian Kirk and the Jirks participated in VH-1's Cover Wars and performed with renowned singer/songwriter/guitarist, Bruce Springsteen at Donovan's Reef on Labor Day 2001. Lastly, Brian Kirk and the Jirks were voted the number one band as well as the number one weekly event in the 2001 issue of Night and Day and the band eventually became sponsored by Coor's Light.

Brian Kirk & the Jirks Recent Appearances -Voted #1 band and #1 weekly event in the 2001 issue of "Night and Day"
-Voted #1 band in 1999 readers pole of the "Asbury Park Press"
-Performed with Bruce Springsteen at Donovan's Reef on Labor Day 2001 -Released two original CD's which have sold over 6,000 copies In 1999 an original song of Kirk & the Jirks was the #1 requested song on the Z-100 morning show -Appeared on VH-1's "Cover Wars" in July 2001 -Were profiled on Lifetime Television's "The Men's Room"
-Appeared on "Food Nation" with Bobby Flay in June 2001 -Appeared on Channel 12's "Jersey Talking" in October 2000
-Have headlined with current national artists Tonic and Better Than Ezra -Performed for Former Governor Florio at a foundation benefit -Performed with T.M. Steven and Bernard Purdy, legendary drummer and bassist from the James Brown band.
-Sponsored by Coor's Light
-Named MTV's unofficial cover band
-Appeared in Tri City News February 7, 2008 Issue -Performed in New Orlean's for MTV in May 2008

For booking information on Brian Kirk & the Jirks or to book or hire this band for your wedding reception, college event, corporate function or concert, click on the Request Booking Information tab below.

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Private Parties, Wedding Bands


AC/DC You Shook Me All Night Long
Adams, Bryan Summer of 69
A-Ha Take On Me
Archies Sugar Sugar
Armstrong, Louie Wonderful World
The Ataris Boys of Summer
Bad Company Feel Like Makin' Love
Beach Boys Sloop John B.
Beatles And I Love Her
Beatles Hard Day's Night
Beatles In My Life
Beatles Norwegian Wood
Beatles Ob-La-Di, O-La-Da
Beatles When I'm 64
Beatles I Want to Hold Your Hand
Beatles All You Need is Love
Beatles Here Comes the Sun
Beatles I Should Have Known Better
BeGees How Deep Is Your Love
Berry, Chuck You Never Can Tell (Teenage Wedding)
Berry, Chuck Johnny B Good
Big Audio Dynamite II Rush
Big Bad Voodo Daddy You And Me And The Bottle Makes Three
Blink 182 All The Small Things
Blink 182 Dammit
Bon Jovi Livin On A Prayer
Bon Jovi Runaway
Bon Jovi It's My Life
Bon Jovi Who Says You Can't Go Home
Boomtown Rats I Don't Like Mondays
Bowie, David Golden Years
Bowie, David Modern Love
Bowie / Nirvana The Man Who Sold The World
Brian Seltzer Orchestra Jump Jive An' Wail
Brown, James I feel good
Brown, James Sex Machine
Buble, Michael How Sweet It Is
Buck-O-Nine My Town
Buffet, Jimmy Margaritaville
Buffet, Jimmy Volcano
Cake Never There
Cake Stickshifts and Safetybelts
Caldwell, Bobby What You Won't Do For Love
Camper Van Beethoven Take the Skinheads Bowling
Carlisle, Bob Butterfly Kisses
Carpenters Close To You
Charles Daniel Band Devil Went Down to Georgia
Cheap Trick I Want You To Want Me
Cherry Poppin' Daddies Zoot Suit Riot
Chicago You're My Inspiration
Cohn, Marc True Companion
Cohn, Marc Walking In Memphis
Coldplay Clocks
Coldplay Yellow
Coldplay Trouble
Comadores Brickhouse
Costello, Elvis Allison
Costello, Elvis and the Attractions Everyday I Write The Book
Costello, Elvis and the Attractions Radio Radio
Counting Crows A Murder Of One
Counting Crows Anna Begins
Counting Crows Goodnight Elizabeth
Counting Crows Mr. Jones
Counting Crows Rain King
Counting Crows Round Here
Counting Crows/ Joni Mitchell Big Yellow Taxi
Creedence Clearwater Revival Down On the Corner
Creedence Clearwater Revival Proud Mary
Crocker, Joe You Are So Beautiful
Cure Just Like Heaven
Dandy Warhols, The Bohemian Like You
Darin, Bobby Beyond The Sea
Darin, Bobby More
Dave Mathews Band Ants Marching
Dave Mathews Band Crush
Def Leppard Pour Some Sugar On Me
Denver, John Take Me Home Country Roads
Dell Shannon Run Away
Depeche Mode Dream On
Depeche Mode Enjoy The Silence
Dexies Midnight Runners Come on Eileen
Diamond, Neil Cherry Cherry
Diamond, Neil Cracklin Rosie
Diamond, Neil Sweet Caroline
Dion Run Around Sue
Dire Straits Sultans of Swing
Dishwalla Counting Blue Cars
Dixon, Floyd/ Blues Brothers Hey Bartender
Doors Break On Through (To The Other Side)
Doors LA Woman
Doors Love Her Madly
Doors Touch Me
Drifters, The Under The Boardwalk
Dramarama Anything Anything (I'll Give You)
Dramarama Last Cigarette
Dunnery, Francis American Life In The Summertime
Dylan, Bob/ Jimmy Hendricks/ U2 All Along The Watchtower
Dylan, Bob/Rob Stewart Forever Young
Dylan, Bob Like a Rolling Stone
Dylan, Bob Shelter From the Storm
Dylan, Bob Tangled Up in Blue
Eagle-Eye Cherry Save Tonight
Earle, Steve Galway Girl
Eve 6 Inside Out
Everlast What It's Like
Eurythmics Sweet Dream Are Made Of This
Fastball Out of My Head
Fastball The Way
Five Stairsteps, The Ooh Child
Foo Fighters Everlong (Acoustic version)
Four Seasons Oh What A Night
Four Seasons Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You
Fuel Shimmer
Fray, The How To Save A Life
Gabriel, Peter In Your Eyes
Gaye, Marvin Let's Get It On
Gaye, Marvin Sexual Healing
Gaye, Marvin Whats Going On
Gaynor, Gloria/ Cake I Will Survive
Goo Goo Dolls Give A Little Bit
Gray, David Babylon
Gray, David This years love
Gray, David Please Forgive Me
Green. Al Lets Stay Together
Green Day Basket Case
Green Day Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)
Green Day Longview
Guns n Roses Sweet Child Of Mine
Hall & Oats You Make My Dreams Come True
Harvest Moon Dancing In The Moonlight
Heartland I Loved Her First
Idol Billy White Wedding
INXS Need You Tonight
Isaak, Chris Wicked Game
Jackson, Joe Is She Really Going Out With Him
Jackson, Joe Sunday Papers
Jackson Micheal Billie Jean
Jackson Micheal Wanna be starting something
Jackson Micheal Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)
James Laid
James, Etta At Last
Jimmy Eat World The Middle
Joel, Billy Don't Ask Me Why
Joel, Billy New York State Of Mind
Joel, Billy Only The Good Die Young
Joel, Billy Piano Man
Joel, Billy The Entertainer
Joel, Billy Just the Way You Are
John Elton Tiny Dancer
John Elton Your Song
Johnson, Jack Flake
Johnson, Jack Better Together
Journey Don't Stop Believin'
Katrina and The Waves Walking on Sunshine
The Killers Mr. Brightside
The Killers Somebody Told Me
King, Ben E. Stand by Me
Kinks/ Van Halen You Really Got Me
Kool and the Gang Ladies Night
Kool and the Gang Celebration
Kravitz, Lenny It Ain't Over Till Its Over
Lemonheads If I Could Talk I'd Tell You
Lemonheads Into Your Arms
Lifehouse You And Me
Lifehouse Hanging By A Moment
Lit My Own Worst Enemy
Live Lightning Crashes
Live Pain Lies On The Riverside
Loggins, Kenny Footloose
Loggins, Kenny Danny's Song
Looking Glass Brandy
Love Spit Love Am I Wrong
Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama
Lynyrd Skynyrd Free Bird
Madness Our House
Maroon 5 And She Will Be Loved
Maroon 5 Sunday Morning
Maroon 5 This Love
Marley, Bob Could You Be Loved
Marley, Bob Get Up, Stand Up
Marley, Bob Is This Love
Marley, Bob No Woman No Cry
Marley, Bob Three Little Birds
Martin, Ricky La Vida Loca
Matchbox Twenty How Far We've Come
Mayer, John Why Georgia
McCain, Edwin I'll Be
McCain, Edwin Could Not Ask For More
Mellencamp, John Ain't Even Done With The Night
Mellencamp, John Jack & Diane
Mellencamp, John Cougar Authority Song
Mellencamp, John Cougar Lonely Ol' Night
Mellencamp, John Cougar Pink Houses
Men At Work Who can it be now
Men At Work Down Under
Metallica Enter Sandman
Michael, George Freedom '90
Michael, George Faith
Mighty Mighty Bosstones The Impression That I Get
Miller, Glenn In The Mood
Modern English I Melt With You
Monkees Daydream Believer
Monkees I'm A Believer
Monroes What Do All The People Know
Morrsion, Van Brown Eyed Girl
Morrison, Van Crazy Love
Morrison, Van Domino
Morrison, Van Someone Like You
Morrison, Van/ Rod Stewart Have I Told You Lately
Morrison, Van Into The Mystic
Morrison, Van Jackie Wilson Said
Morrison, Van Moondance
Nickelback How You Remind Me
Naked Eyes Always Something There to Remind Me
Oasis Champagne Supernova
Oasis Wonderwall
Original Adolescent Kings
Original At 17
Original Back In Style
Original Bad Irish Breakfast
Original Blowing Up The Lifeguard Stand
Original But You For Me
Original Donovans Girl
Original Going To A Deadhead Show
Original Hangover Mondays
Original Happy
Original I Got The House
Original Large Balls
Original Livin Lies
Original Longer Than I Thought
Original No Money
Original Sucks To Be You
Original Tortured In Pain
Original Witness
Original Your Flight Leaves Now
Outfield Your Love
Owens, Buck/ Beatles Act Naturally
Pearl Jam Last Kiss
Pearl Jam Elderly Woman Behind The Counter...
Penn, Michael No Myth
The Police Walking on the moon
The Police Message In A Bottle
The Police Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
Presley, Elvis Teddy Bear
Presley, Elvis All Shook Up
Prince Kiss
Prince Lets Go Crazy
Proclaimers I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
Puddle of Mudd Blurry
Pure Prairie League Amy
Queen You're My Best Friend
R.E.M. Don't Go Back To Rockville
R.E.M It's The End Of The World As We Know It
Radiohead Creep
Raffert, Gerry/ Foo Fighters Baker Street
Rage Against The Machine Killing In The Name Of
Ramones I Wanna Be Sedated
Rancid Ruby Soho
Rancid Time Bomb
Rascals Good Lovin
Rascal Flatts My Wish
Racal Flatts The Day Before You
Rascal Flatts Life is a Highway
Red Hot Chilly Peppers By The Way
Red Hot Chilly Peppers Give It Away
Red Hot Chilly Peppers Suck My Kiss
Springsteen, Bruce If I Should Fall Behind
Springsteen, Bruce I'm On Fire
Springsteen, Bruce Jersey Girl
Springsteen, Bruce Meeting Across The River
Springsteen, Bruce Rosalita
Springsteen, Bruce Sherry Darling
Springsteen, Bruce She's The One
Springsteen, Bruce Spirit In The Night
Springsteen, Bruce Tenth Avenue Freeze Out
Springsteen, Bruce Thunder Road
Springsteen, Bruce Glory Days
Squirrel Nut Zipper Hell
Steelers Wheel Stuck In The Middle Of You
Steely Dan Peg
Stereo MC's Connected
Steve Miller Band Fly Like An Eagle
Steve Miller Band Swing Town
Steve Miller Band The Joker
Stewart, Rob/Bob Dylan Forever Young
Stone Temple Pilots Creep
Stone Temple Pilots Plush
Stray Cats Stray Cat Strut
Sublime Garden Grove
Sublime Santeria
Sublime Summertime
Sublime What I Got
Sublime Wrong Way
Sugar Ray Every Morning
Sugar Ray Fly
Sweet, Mathew Girlfriend
Taj Mahal Farther on Down the Road
Taylor, James You Got a Friend
Taylor, James Fire & Rain
Taylor, James Something in the Way She Moves
Temple Of The Dog Hunger Strike
Temptations Ain't To Proud To Beg
Temptations My Girl
Temptations The Way You Do the Things You Do
The Calling Wherever You Will Go
The Foundations Build Me Up Buttercup
The Strokes Last Night
The Verve Bittersweet Symphony
The Verve Sonnet
The Who I Can't Explain
The Who Who Are You
The Who Eminence Front
Third Eye Blind Semi Charmed Life
Thomas, BJ Hooked on a Feeling
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers American Girl
Tommy Tutone 867-5309 (Jenny)
Tonic If You Could Only See
Tonic You Wanted More
Toto Africa
Train Drops Of Jupiter
Turner, Joe/ Blues Brothers Flip, Flop, and Fly

U2 All I Want Is You
U2 Angel Of Harlem
U2 Bad
U2 I Will Follow
U2 Mysterious Ways
U2 The Sweetest Thing
U2 Beautiful Day
U2 Where The Streets Have No Name
UB40 Can't Help Falling In Love
UB40 Baby I Love Your Way
Uncle Kracker Follow Me
Valli, Frankie Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You
Vertical Horizon Everything You Want
Verve Pipe Freshmen
Violent Femmes Add It Up
Violent Femmes Blister In The Sun
Violent Femmes Gone Daddy Gone
Violent Femmes Kiss Off
Wallflowers 6th Avenue Heartache
War/ Smash Mouth Why Can't We Be Friends
Weird Al Yankovic Eat It
Wild Cherry Play That Funky Music
Withers, Bill Ain't No Sunshine
Withers, Bill Lean on Me
Wonder, Stevie I Wish
Wonder, Stevie Isn't She Lovely
Wonder, Stevie Sir Duke
Wonder, Stevie You Are the Sunshine of my Life
Wonder, Stevie Superstition
The Wonders That Thing You Do
Wyclef, Jean Gone Til November
Yorn, Peter Life On A Chain
Young MC Bust A Move
Young, Neil Harvest Moon