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 sold out, but if you’re interested, the waiting list is short if you’d like to be on it! If you’re new to the LRBC please tell them Willie and the Soul Orchestra sent you! LINK
This will be the Soul Orchestra’s first appearance at this beautiful 19th century opera house in downtown Winters, California. The Palms has be presenting great live music for decades and the list of artists who have performed there is staggering! We’re proud and excited to be coming to their stage! LINK
A true music listening room at this intimate East Bay club. Karen the hostess cooks up a culinary storm and serves the delicacies while Soul Orchestra cooks up a musical storm! The Sound Room has been named one of the top spots to see music four years running in the prestigious Downbeat Magazine. LINK
The Soul Orchestra returns to the Bay Area’s favorite blues jam! Willie and the Orchestra kick of the show with a set at 7:00 pm. After the first set musicians are invited to jam, so bring you ax! The Soul Orchestra finishes off the night with one more set at approximately 10:00 pm.
This annual event in beautiful downtown Winters, CA is fun for the whole family! The entire 11 piece Soul Orchestra will be coming out for this show! The Festival is from 5:00 to 10:00 pm with the Soul Orchestra taking the stage at 8:00pm. LINK
Community concert in the town square of Vergato Italy. Come join the locals and listen great soul music with Wille, The Soul Orchestra, and other special guests.
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
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
Special show celebrating Assisi and San Francisco’s 50 years as sister cities. The Soul Orchestra will be performing in front of the Basilica of St. Francis. This is perhaps the most beautiful small city in all of Italy, and perhaps even the world! More details coming soon.
Ukiah is the county seat of Mendocino County and has been hosting this well attended event since 1991. They have had some of the finest musicians in California perform including Robert Cray, Maria Muldaur, Elvin Bishop, Robben Ford, Richie Havens, and other top name artists. LINK
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
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.
Come to the FAR FAR north of California and enjoy Willie and the Soul Orchestra in the redwoods!!! Well actually we’ll be indoors at the Municipal Auditorium. Rumor has it there will be a surprise guest joining Willie and the Orchestra on stage. TICKETS
Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra - Pacific Coast Dream Machines Festival, Half Moon Bay, CA
The lovely and talented Terrie Odabi will join Willie and the Soul Orchestra for this unique event. What other festival features planes, cars, and great music? This festival benefits seniors on the San Mateo coast. TICKETS
Enjoy Willie and the Soul Orchestra at this intimate listening venue in Downtown Oakland. Karen who is one of the proprietors cooks up a storm and her delicious food is available during the show. LINK
Great music & food!
Come for great music & food!