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Soul Purpose  ... is a Band performing Motown/R&B, Blues, and Swing/Jump, Big Band music.

SOUL PURPOSE is a seven piece musical group that combines the impact of a solid rhythm section, precision horn melody lines topped off with a powerful vocal presence. Our repertoire includes R&B, Motown, Soul, Swing, Blues, Funk, Jazz and New Orleans Funk. SOUL PURPOSE has been performing in the Hudson Valley and beyond since 1997. They bring their infectious musical sounds to parties, festivals, fund raisers, clubs, weddings and corporate events. SOUL PURPOSE members consist of Sara Espinosa, lead vocals; Cue Gerhards, guitar and lead vocals; Lori Morris, alto & tenor saxophone, percussion and vocals; Rich DeCrosta, trumpet, flugelhorn, percussion and vocals; James Prosser, keyboards and vocals; Francis Ralston, bass guitar; Steve Turowski, drums. SOUL PURPOSE plays music that is so well known and loved that there is no way for anyone to resist participating in some fashion, whether it be dancing, singing along or just tapping their feet to the solid, powerful and enjoyable beat that is SOUL PURPOSE.

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Contact Info
Location: Ulster County, NY
Website: www.soulpurposehudsonvalley.com
Email
Lori Morris 845-255-7821

Videos
Soul Purpose Video

Calendar for Soul Purpose
Friday
April 14
7:30 pm
to
10:30 pm
Great Music in Kingston
with Soul Purpose
Motown/R&B, Swing/Jump, Big Band
Uncle Willy's
31 North Front Street
Kingston, NY   See Map
People smiling, eating, drinking, laughing, celebrating - what could be better!

No cover charge

Hope to see you there!
Saturday
April 15
8:30 pm
to
10:30 pm
Chris O'Leary Band
with Soul Purpose
Motown/R&B, Funk, and Swing/Jump, Big Band
Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main Street
Beacon, NY   See Map
Soul Purpose is thrilled to open for the Chris O’Leary Band at the Towne Crier Café in Beacon on Saturday, April 15 at 8:30 pm.

Fronted by Chris O’Leary, former frontman for Levon Helm’s band The Barnburners, the Chris O’Leary Band plays tunes rooted in the blues and highlighted with a “lowdown, dirty and mean harp playing and a vocal delivery that’s sure to send chills down your spine”.



Soul Purpose is a seven-piece band that plays an eclectic mix of soul, R&B, New Orleans funk, Motown and jazz favorites. Kingston Times/Kingston After Dark praised the group's “...very soulful sounds, a brazen horn section and warm vocals …” and advised “If you ever get a chance to see Soul Purpose, I highly recommend it.”

Tickets: $20.00 + $3.00 service fee.


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Saturday
April 22
8:00 pm
to
11:00 pm
Dancing in Wallkill
with Soul Purpose
Motown/R&B, Jazz, and Swing/Jump, Big Band
Elsie's Place - Restaurant & Pub
1475 Route 208
Wallkill, NY   See Map
Get up offa that thing and join Soul Purpose with their unique blend of Soul, Motown, Swing, R&B and Jazz favorites!

Dinner would also be nice - call for reservations: 845-895-8975
Saturday
April 29
5:30 pm
to
10:00 pm
WAAM Beaux Arts GALA
with Soul Purpose
Motown/R&B, Swing/Jump, Big Band
Saugerties Performing Arts Factory (SPAF)
169 Ulster Avenue
Saugerties, NY   See Map
WAAM - The Beaux Arts GALA Annual Fund Raiser


Information & Tickets
Saturday
May 13
7:00 pm
to
10:00 pm
Dinner & Dancing
with Soul Purpose
Motown/R&B, Soul, and Blues
Lydia's Cafe
7 Old Route 209
Stone Ridge, NY   See Map
Come out for a great night of dinner and dancing, or just dancing if you prefer.

Dinner served 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Dinner reservations are recommended.

Lydia's number is 845-687-6373

Will be a great night!!
Friday
May 19
7:30 pm
to
10:30 pm
Great Music in Kingston
with Soul Purpose
Motown/R&B, Swing/Jump, Big Band
Uncle Willy's
31 North Front Street
Kingston, NY   See Map
People smiling, eating, drinking, laughing, celebrating - what could be better!

No cover charge

Hope to see you there!
Saturday
May 20
6:00 pm
to
10:00 pm
Shadowland Theater Gala
with Soul Purpose
Motown/R&B, Funk, and Swing/Jump, Big Band
White Wolf
7400 Route 209
Napanoch, NY   See Map
Details to follow
Saturday
June 17
9:00 pm
to
11:00 pm
Mohonk Mountain House
with Soul Purpose
Motown/R&B, Swing/Jump, Big Band, and Rock (classic)
Mohonk Mountain House Resort
1000 Mountain Rest Road
New Paltz, NY   See Map
Make a reservation for a first class dinner, 845-883-3798. Then join us in the Lake Lounge at 9:00 PM for a night of the hot and soulful sounds you have come to expect from Soul Purpose.

Be sure to bring your dancin' shoes!

** Please note this is open only to dinner and registered overnight guests.


Official Web Site of Soul Purpose
Friday
June 23
7:30 pm
to
10:30 pm
Great Music in Kingston
with Soul Purpose
Motown/R&B, Swing/Jump, Big Band
Uncle Willy's
31 North Front Street
Kingston, NY   See Map
People smiling, eating, drinking, laughing, celebrating - what could be better!

No cover charge

Hope to see you there!
Friday
July 14
7:30 pm
to
10:30 pm
Hot Dancin' in Stattsburg!!!
with Soul Purpose
Motown/R&B, Swing/Jump, Big Band, and Rock (classic)
Eagle's Nest Two at Dinsmore
5371 Albany Post Road (Route 9)
Stattsburg, NY   See Map
Come on out to the coolest club in Stattsburg!!

It's loose, it's cool to dance or just hang out.

Dance to the soul and r 'n b of the area's hottest dance band - Soul Purpose.

No Cover Charge
Official Web Site of Soul Purpose

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