Who is Heart 'n Soul?

Since the band’s inception in 2008, Heart ‘n Soul has become Columbia’s premier dance band! Audiences will think they have stepped back in time when they hear R&B and Doo Wop tunes from the 50s, 60s and 70s.  Heart 'n Soul offers its audiences a toe tapping, hand clapping, and shag dancing good time.

Musicians in the band have played with the best; now they are bringing their best to South Carolina. Several members are listed in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Macon, Ga. Some have backed up legends such as Aretha Franklin, Billy Stewart, James Brown, The Temptations, Chicago, and Stevie Wonder. Within the group, members have performed with over 25 bands. All have had careers ranging from CPAs to National Park ranger, but they have continued their love of classic R&B music by performing with various bands over the years.

As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Heart ‘n Soul has helped charities raise over $4 Million and has directly contributed more than $400,000 to local charities.  Heart ‘n Soul was awarded the GROUP CHAMPION AWARD for BEST OF PHILANTHROPY by the CENTRAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION and the COMMUNITY BUILDERS AWARD from MUNGO HOMES in partnership with WIS-TV. Our stated purpose and mission is “Having Fun Giving Back,”

Upcoming Performances

Welvista Stakes 2023

Oakbrook Farm, 449 Dover Dr., Ridgeway, SC 29130

Celebrate the 149th running of the Kentucky Derby at the 2023 Welvista Stakes! The annual sell-out event hosts delicious hors d’oeuvres and desserts by Dupre Catering, live music by Heart N Soul, signature cocktails & other spirits, a silent and live auction along with the viewing of the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” – the famed Kentucky Derby. Guests come dressed to impress in their best Derby attire as prizes will be given for Best Hat and Most Dapper!

Heart 'n Soul Jazz plays at 5 PM. The full Heart 'n Soul band plays after the race (around 8 PM).

All proceeds from the evening will provide access to essential health services, including Welvista’s medication assistance program for the uninsured and Smiles for a Lifetime children’s dental centers.

Questions? Please contact Joanna Weitzel, Director of Philanthropy at jweitzel@welvista.org or 803-933-1924.

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