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Mr Hudson comes to Wrexham

by Ben Davis on 6 June, 2010 | 0 comments

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Mr Hudson aka Benjamin Hudson McIldowie

On Saturday 3rd July one the UK’s most well known chart stars, Mr Hudson will be playing at Wrexham’s premier music venue, Central Station.

Benjamin Hudson McIldowie, known professionally as Mr. Hudson and formerly called Mr. Hudson & The Library, is signed to music producer Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music.

In October 2009, Mr. Hudson released his second studio album, Straight No Chaser, with single Supernova featuring Kanye West, being his biggest hit to date.

He has listed various influences, most notably Chet Baker, David Bowie, The Police, Andre 3000, Marvin Gaye, The Specials, Billie Holiday, Rosster, Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzee Rascal. When he was with The Library they were known for their energetic live performances which include steelpan and a piano. They were nominated for “Best Newcomer” at the 2007 UK Festival Awards.

Mr. Hudson has worked with acts such as Kanye West, Dizzee Rascal, N-Dubz, Kid Cudi, Tinie Tempah, Jay-Z and Big Sean and toured with Calvin Harris. His vocal performances have been compared to those of Sting. He is accompanied by Joy Joseph (vocals and steel drum), Rob Barron (electric keyboard), Raphael Mann (bass guitar) and Andrew “Wilkie” Wilkinson (electric drums).

Mr Hudson appears at Central Station in Wrexham on Saturday 3rd July. Doors are 6pm, tickets are £12.50 adv and can be purchased from Yales Cafe Bar or online at: http://seetickets.com/see/price.asp?code=474568.

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