07 Aug Hudson Day – Saturday August 26, 2023
Welcome to the 2023 edition of Hudson Day!
Stroll down Main Road and Cameron Avenue and discover why Hudson is the small town with big charm.
A wide range of family-friendly activities await you from noon to 5 pm at various sites in the heart of the village.
- 4 musical stages
- Face painting
- Bubble soccer
- Hula hoop workshop
- Foot darts
- Fitness workshops
- Open house at the fire station, with a variety of activities for all ages.
Find the perfect treasure from our local businesses, listen to live music throughout the afternoon and take advantage of exclusive Hudson Day offers.
is very active on the Montreal, West Island and Cornwall, Ontario music scene. He has a solo show, a duo with Chris Gibbs on sax / flute, and a trio which adds Derek W on drums / backing vocals. For the solo and duo shows, Caleb accompanies his singing and guitar playing with driving percussion from a cajon fitted with 2 reversed drum pedals. Combined with the sax and flute this makes for a totally unique and captivating sound, taking familiar classic songs into new territory and making them fresh for appreciative audiences.
Noon to 2 pm at the Fire Station, 529 Main Road
Boy named stew
is a roots rockabilly band with some rebel attitude! Brought together by leader Chris Stewart, these four seasoned players are bound by their admiration for the proto-rock sounds of the American fifties, with all the swagger and twang needed for the job. Come swing your partner round the floor to these big beats!
Noon to 2 pm at Cardinal Brewing
is a singer-songwriter based just outside of Montreal who impresses with the power of both her vocals and her lyrics. Drawing heavily and earnestly from her own experiences, her words will make you laugh, make you cry and leave you feeling a little closer to Morgan. She’s been singing for as long as she can remember and her background in musical theatre has equipped her with vocal range and technique that can only be described as whiplash-inducing – set her up on any stage and watch the heads turn.
3 pm to 5 pm at Cameron Public House
Foreman and Co
is an alt-country/southern rock band who write and perform original music in the vein of Blue Rodeo, Blackberry Smoke, and Steve Earle. Formed in 2015, the band have four records released on their own Green Miracle Records label and have performed extensively throughout the Montreal-Ottawa corridor. Recently the band has been splitting its time between playing live and finishing up a new recording which is due for release early this fall.
3 pm to 5 pm at the Fire Station, 529 Main Road
The Better Half band
are local rock singer-songwriters Sandra Giguère and John Murray, known as the Better Half, teamed with bassist Mario Orsini and drummer Sylvain Chamberland. They will perform well-known rock classics as well as songs from their three albums of original music.
Noon to 2 pm at Casse Croute Chez Sauvé
is a passion project from five lifelong Hip fans, a tribute to Canada’s best-loved rock band. Stewart, Aidan, Ben, Chris and Tim have been playing music with each other in various combinations for decades; they are tight and loose, polished and surprising, relaxed and edgy, powerful and smooth. Planet Hip gets to the heart of these beautiful songs and makes them bloom out from the center. Do your ears a favour!
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm at Cardinal Brewing
is a local singer-songwriter with a sweet voice and tasty guitar skills. After cutting his teeth at local jam sessions, he has established himself as a busy circuit musician, playing all types of gigs around the area. Come check him out!
Noon to 2 pm at Cameron Public House
is a Hudson-based tribute to the genius of Jamaica, the great Bob Marley. The music is full of summer smiles and sunshine, guaranteed to make your body move and lift your heart. Come get lost in beautiful sweet vibrations as Jammin’ takes you through this timeless repertoire.
5 pm to 7 pm at Cardinal Brewing
is a groove-driven jam band based out of Montreal. Playing funky jams and psychedelic rock is our specialty. The band consists of veteran musicians who are always pushing the musical envelope. The goal is to take the party to the next level with their cosmic sound. Come out and catch a groove with one of Montreal’s premiere jam bands!
3 pm to 5 pm at Casse Croute Chez Sauvé
Donna's Kid Show
Bring your own instrument or come sing along with Donna! Donna has been active in the music and theatre community in Hudson since 2017 and is the musical director of the new ukulele groups Ukulear Disaster (adults), Ukulear Meltdown (beginner adults) and Ukulear Blast (kids).
11 am to noon at Casse Croute Chez Sauvé