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
Willie is joining many musicians to launch Andrea Swensson- from The Current- book- Got to Be Something Here: The Rise of the Minneapolis Sound. The night dedicated to ‘60s-70s funk & Soul!