Vicky O’Neon is an award-winning drummer, multi-instrumentalist, and educator based in the UK originally from Finland. Some of her recent performance credits include Wembley Arena with Nile Rodgers, Laura Mvula, Anne-Marie, YungBlud and Mica Paris. In 2020 she worked closely with Brian May from Queen releasing 2 songs, one of which hit no. 13 in the iTunes chart. She has also performed with Hans Zimmer and friends (inc. Pharrell Williams) at the Hammersmith Apollo and Clean Bandit for the MTV Music awards.
She is a co-founder of the music organisations Girls Rock London (UK) and Rock Donna (FIN), and has been heavily involved in music education for the past decade. She has developed numerous workshop programmes as well as initiated cultural exchange programmes in places like Trinidad, Jamaica, Sierra Leone, Mexico and the USA. In association with the Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, Vicky is currently working on a Youtube series called “Drumming Through The Decades”, that places a special focus on female identifying drummers.
Vicky specialises in electronic drum programming for live performances using Ableton Live.