EXCLUSIVE! Nicko McBrain appears at LIMS show

Journey’s Steve Smith also set to perform at Drummer Live

The London International Music (LIMS) show

takes place 13-14 June 2009, and the Drummer Live event is part of it.

Confirmed for LIMS this year are Nick D´Virgilio (Spock´s Beard/ Tears for Fears) and top drumming and percussion duo Derrick McKenzie and Sola Akingbola (Jamiroquai)/ They´ll be playing their own material and Jamiroquai tracks, as well as explaining how they work together .

Prince´s drummer, Cora Coleman will play her first UK drum clinic at Drummer Live.

Headlining Saturday will be Journey / Vital Information legend Steve Smith and compéring the whole event will be Iron Maiden´s Nicko McBrain. McBrain will also be playing on Sunday 14 June in a special performance with multi-percussionist Pete Lockett (Bjork, Jeff Beck, Robert Plant, Peter Gabriel etc).

New to the 2009 show will be a chance to have a free drum lesson in association with the

Institute for Contemporary Performance

. More workshops, seminars and artist signing sessions will be announced soon on

MusicRadar

.

Future Publishing Ltd is an official media partners for LIMS and the editors of Rhythm magazine will be at the show over the weekend.

www.londoninternationalmusicshow.com