Brian Hogan has been playing in bands since the age of ten. At present he is chief bass-man with KíLA, 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. He has enjoyed playing with George Hamilton IV, Bono, U2, Ronnie Wood, Sinéad O Connor, The Dubliners, Shane McGowan, Paul Brady, Donal Lunny, Liam O Maonlaoí, Glenn Hansard, The Cheeky Girls and John Aldridge. In 2009 he launched Preachers Son (the name referring to his father Larry Hogan who spent his life preaching and singing) featuring his own compositions with the odd cover thrown in.