EXCLUSIVE! Nicko McBrain appears at LIMS show

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



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


Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. It's my job to manage the buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear and the best prices. I'm a guitarist and a drummer and I've worked in the music gear industry for 18 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance writer working with many of the world's biggest musical instrument brands including the likes of Roland, Boss, MusicRadar and Natal.