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Event Archive - Xavier Rudd, Ndidi Onukwulu

Tue. December 5th 2006 The Orpheum (All Ages)
7:30pm doors at 6:30pm
Tickets at: All Ticketmaster Locations
Presented by: Live Nation

On sale Fri, Sept 22 @ 10am

XAVIER RUDD has built an international reputation with, literally, his hands and his feet. From his bare soles on a wooden resonator box to the breath humming in his didgeridoos, his work resonates from the ground up and the inside out. It is quite a sight to behold for sure, one that’s drawn him acclaim from impressed critics. While RUDD leaves audience members slack-jawed on a regular basis, he’s hardly the cheeky street performer with cymbals fastened to his knees or ankles, he genuinely deserves the one-man band tag. His sixth album Food In The Belly, in stores now, reflects the world he has witnessed while on tour throughout the years with lucid poetry and uncluttered arrangements. It’s not a rose-coloured vision, but one that finds strength from a perspective of rare calm and recognition of fundamental beauty.

“Xavier Rudd is a 27-year-old Australian who offers a strikingly original mix of music. Some of his sound (and idealism) echoes the surf-folk of Jack Johnson, while his Weissenborn guitar-playing evokes Ben Harper. But mostly, Rudd is on a plateau of his own."... Boston Globe


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Ndidi Onukwulu

Born of a Nigerian father and a German mother, Ndidi Onukwulu is unquestionably the hottest young blues singer in Canada. Growing up in the small northern towns of BC, Onukwulu focused on the African rhythms of her father’s heritage as well as the classic blues of Big Mama Thornton and John Lee Hooker. At the same time, this budding artist was de... more info
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