Brian Hogan --Bass, Double Bass, Guitar, Mandolin, Drums, Vocals
Brian Hogan is a musician from Dublin and has been playing in bands since the age of ten. In the early nineties he co-founded bands: Wild Cherry Tonic, Illywhacker, The Galloping Hogans and seminal Dublin band PAMF as well as playing session for various acts such as The Fountainhead and Tir na Nóg. He also played bass with firework and theatre company "Theatre of Fire" (with whom he was chief designer and artist).
In 1996 he returned to Dublin and joined contemporary Irish group KíLA (www.kila.ie), with whom he co-composes and travels the world. With KíLA he has won a Meteor award, earned a platinum, several gold discs and achieved a number-one-hit alongside U2, The Dubliners and the Band of Bowsies with the single The Ballad Of Ronnie Drew.
Since 2004 he has played bass for theatre show Mama Cass produced by Bill Hughes and for Irish reality TV show" You're A Star" (2005-2007). He continues to play as a session bass player, freelance (Paul Brady, Túcan, The Jades, Catherine Lynch Show) and for Audio Networks band Jungle Boogie. He has enjoyed playing with George Hamilton IV, Bono, U2, Sinéad O Connor, The Dubliners, Paul Brady, Donal Lunny, Liam O Maonlaoí, Glenn Hansard, George Hook, The Cheeky Girls and John Aldridge (We kid you not).
In 2009 he launched is own band Preachers Son alongside Miss Metronome aka Emmaline Duffy Fallon (Engine Alley) and Jose Carlos Anselmo Flores. www.preachersson.com