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Liam McKinnonCajon Player & Drummer


Liam is a percussionist based in the South West, UK.

As a drummer from a tender age, Liam is a versatile player across kit, cajon and percussion. As go-to cajon player for Canadian Hall of Fame inductee Steven Page (ex-Barenaked Ladies), Liam has toured across the world, including shows at legendary venues such as the Troubadour (Los Angeles, US), Union Chapel (London, UK) and the Danforth Music Hall (Toronto, CAN).

Liam can also regularly be seen on-stage with veteran British comedian Boothby Graffoe, part of acoustic duo Anonymous Sauce, and became the first percussionist to perform ‘under the sea’ as part of pianist YouTuber Joe Jenkins’ viral stunt.

As seen with

Steven Page

Steven Page

Steven Page’s distinctive and powerful tenor is among the most instantly recognisable voices in popular music today. The singer/songwriter is a founding member of Barenaked Ladies, with whom he toured the globe, sold millions of albums, and in 2018 was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.


Anonymous Sauce

Bryn and Liam, as Anonymous Sauce, perform an invigorating covers set and have built a reputation as an in-demand live and wedding act. Delighting pub, bar, wedding and festival audiences across the UK with crowd-pleasers from over the decades, expect favourites such as ‘Teenage Dirtbag’, ‘Land Down Under’, ‘Sit Down’, ‘Rolling in the Deep’ and many more.

LM & Wes

Wesley Stace

Wesley Stace is a man with a dual creative personality. He earned an international following as a musician for his work under the stage name John Wesley Harding, while as Wesley Stace, he's published a handful of acclaimed novels, served as a reviewer for a number of respected newspapers and magazines, and also written and recorded music of his own.


Boothby Graffoe

Legendary musical comedian Boothby Graffoe has performed all over the world and has won several awards, most of which he forgot to turn up to collect. Most recently he is found as go-to support act for Omid Djalili and Barenaked Ladies.


Eric Hutchinson

Eric Hutchinson is an international platinum-selling singer, songwriter and seasoned touring artist. He has shared the stage with acts such as Jason Mraz, Amos Lee, Ingrid Michaelson and O.A.R. His single “Rock & Roll” earned him his first gold record in the US and the song became a #1 hit in several countries.


...and many more!

Liam has also shared the stage with artists such as Kevin Fox and Craig Northey (as part of the Steven Page Trio), Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn (both Barenaked Ladies), Odds, Robert Lloyd, Chris Von Sneidern, Ronnie Golden, David Eagle and Henry Willard.


Joe Jenkins

Joe Jenkins is a pianist and Youtuber with over 4 million subscribers. Known for tickling the ivories in unconventional places, Joe is perhaps best-known for his viral performance of 'Under The Sea', played... under the sea.

LM & Mike Evin

Mike Evin

Mike Evin is a piano-pop songwriter and performer based in Toronto. He’s earned a devoted following throughout North America, and has shared a stage with some of Canada’s most renowned musicians, such as Ron Sexsmith, Dan Mangan and Sarah Harmer.

Upcoming Gigs


Under The Sea

Spelling Sheep

Watermelon Sugar

Shotgun cover


Brian Wilson


My Girl

Covers medley



Feelgood Summer

Rock & Roll



A Reely good tour…

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, well did you know that a Reel is worth a thousand blogs? Here are... Read more
With the Steven Page Trio in Austin, TX

Blubbing Brit on a Box

Here’s a blog I wrote for Steven Page’s website to kick off the UK tour… Hello! As a re-introduction, my name is Liam,... Read more

Interested in some cajon?

If you have an enquiry about a gig, recording, or just generally want a chat - I’d love to hear from you


Liam McKinnon is a cajon player, drummer and percussionist based in the South West, UK. Available for gigs and recordings.

Liam uses quality equipment from Meinl, Tama, Roland, Stagg, Vic Firth and Enya.

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