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 - 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 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

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Jan
24
7:00 PM19:00

Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra - Palms Playhouse, Winters, CA

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

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Jan
25
7:00 PM19:00

Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra - Sound Room, Oakland, CA

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

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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 - 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 - 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 - 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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