Todd completes the artists appearing over the weekend of the 30th September and 1st October 2023 at the stunning waterside venue, the ACC Liverpool, with The UK Drum Show returning to its historic autumn dates.
Darby is currently touring the world with Devin Townsend. He has just finished an arena tour of America and Canada with ‘Dream Theater’ and ‘Animals As Leaders’ alongside drummers, Mike Mangini and Matt Garstka.
Darby adds musicality and excitement to any project he works with. He has been called on for many varying bands and projects. He has spent the last 5 years as Martin Barre’s drummer (Jethro Tull). Other drum credits include: The Darkness, Alan Price, Gary Moore, Kee Marcello (Europe), Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow), Carl Verheyen, Robert Plant, Disney’s The Lion King, Robben Ford, Paul Gilbert, Huey Lewis, Kaipa. Darby can often be found playing in jazz clubs in and around London.
When not touring Darby works in his London based studio, remote recording for artists and bands around the world, as well as a limited amount of teaching.
Darby also released his first solo album last year featuring an array of amazing musicians including Don Airey and Simon Mcbride from Deep Purple. Per Nilsson (Meshuggah), Bumblefoot (Guns N Roses/Sons Of Apollo), Carl Verheyen (Supertramp) and Adam Wakeman (Ozzy Ozbourne) to name just a few.