Wee Willie Walker

SOUL SURVIVOR - SOUL LEGEND

Willie is the winner of TWO 2016 Living Blues Music Awards! Critics' Poll - COMEBACK ARTIST OF THE YEAR and Best Blues Album of 2015 - NEW RECORDINGS / SOUTHERN SOUL for his Little Village Foundation release "If Nothing Ever Changes"

 

Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA
Jun
20
8:00 PM20:00

Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra - Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA

The Freight & Salvage is celebrating their 50th year as the premier venue in Berkeley! This show will feature the full 13 piece Soul Orchestra featuring Willie and Terrie Odabi on lead vocals, a full 4 piece horn section, and our 3 talented background singers. TICKETS

Wee Willie Walker, vocals; Terrie Odabi, vocals; Anthony Paule, guitar; Tony Lufrano, keys; Endre Tarczy, bass; D’mar, drums; Bill Ortiz, trumpet; Charles McNeal, tenor sax; Johnny Bamont, baritone sax; Derek James, trombone; Larry Batiste, background vocals; Sandy Griffith, background vocals; Omega Ray, background vocals.

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Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra - Harris Center, Folsom, CA
Jun
22
7:00 PM19:00

Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra - Harris Center, Folsom, CA

It’s a SUMMER SOUL-STICE PARTY!!! The Sacramento Blues Society presents the full 12 version of the Soul Orchestra with horns and background singers. This is a beautiful performing arts center and a great way to bring in our favorite season of the year! Hope we don’t get stuck in Folsom Prison after the show!!!! TICKETS

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Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra - Umbria Jazz Festival, Perugia, Italy
Jul
12
to Jul 15

Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra - Umbria Jazz Festival, Perugia, Italy

After a very successful appearance at the Umbria Jazz Festival winter edition in Orvieto this past December, Willie and the Soul Orchestra have been invited back for the summer edition in Perugia. We will be performing every day of the first four days of this this 10 day festival. The list of performers who have appeared at this festival is a who’s who of jazz. This year marks the 46th edition of the festival! LINK

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Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra - Porretta Soul Festival, Italy
Jul
19
to Jul 21

Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra - Porretta Soul Festival, Italy

The Porretta Soul Festival will always be special because this is where Willie and the Soul Orchestra first performed together. We’ll be performing for 3 days of the festival with Willie and a cavalcade of guest artists. This is Willie’s 4th appearance at the festival and the 3 consecutive year. As for the Soul Orchestra, this will be the 6th consecutive appearance at the festival. Porretta is a quaint village in the Apennine Mountains between Bologna and Florence. Come eat some pizza and pasta and listen to some great soul music while you’re at it! LINK

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Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra - Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise
Oct
26
to Nov 2

Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra - Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise

Bluesin’ on the HIGH SEAS!!!! We had blast in the Caribbean in October 2017 and we’re fixin’ to do it again! This time the ship will depart from San Diego, CA and head down south of the border with exciting stops in several Mexican ports. The ship is 95% sold out, so if you’re interested, this is the time to act! If you’re new to the LRBC please tell them Willie and the Soul Orchestra sent you! LINK

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Jul
20
to Jul 22

Porretta Soul Festival - Porretta, Italy with Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra

Willie and the Soul Orchestra return to Porretta after their triumphant appearances in 2015 and 2017! This one of a kind festival should be on your bucket list! Now in its 31st year, this annual event is held in the tiny town of Porretta, which is located in the Apennine Mountains midway between Florence and Bologna. The line up is alway chock full of great soul singers. The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra which serves as the house band, is augmented with 3 back up vocalists and baritone sax. WEBSITE

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