In the popular music world Brien wrote Australian charting song Loveland for 80's band The Raiding Party. His 90's group Circuslife received high acclaim from the music industry but collapsed before a record was completed. Brien has worked with international artists such as Keith Urban, LeAnn Rimes, Suzie Quatro, Fastball, Mike Peters, and Slim Jim Phantom (The Stray Cats) to name a few.
His last Australian band, The Retro Rockets headlined every major Rock n Roll and Rockabilly festival in Australia and New Zealand, recorded 5 studio albums and 1 live album. Brien wrote all the songs for this band and was the lead vocalist/guitarist.
Micro Circus are a diverse Blues/Roots/Pop/instrumental duo. Covering Styles and Influences from all genre's, micro Circus is at the top of their craft. Always complimented on great sounding shows drawing crowds of any age; which comes from over 25 years experience entertaining each Venue, Function or Celebration individually.
From sunday chillers to upbeat dance floor fillers the sounds of Piano,12 String, Slide,Spanish and blues rock guitar tones provides the musical bed for the spectacular vocals of Greg Mckew and Harmonica playing that will blow your mind by Chris Duggan.