THE SOUL SENSATIONS. From l-r) Mark Dortch, Ywada Pitts, Dr. Randall Morgan, Dana Merriweather and Raleigh Mosely II will perform during ‘A Night to Remember’
Photo by Sorcha Augustine

Get ready to groove to the soulful sounds of the golden age of R&B! The Soul Sensations, Sarasota’s beloved soul and R&B band, is set to ignite the stage with “A Night to Remember” – a three-night extravaganza benefiting the Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT). Prepare for an unforgettable musical journey filled with electrifying performances, sizzling live bands, and a star-studded lineup of special guests.

From June 28th to 30th, the Donnelly Theatre at WBTT (1012 N. Orange Ave., Sarasota) will be transformed into a soulful haven, where the Soul Sensations and their talented friends will take audiences on a nostalgic trip through the timeless hits of soul and R&B. This highly anticipated event is more than just a concert; it’s a harmonious fusion of music and philanthropy, supporting WBTT’s mission to celebrate African American history, engage diverse audiences, nurture aspiring artists, and empower youth of color.

A Powerhouse Lineup of Talent

Led by the visionary founder and dedicated WBTT board member, Dr. Randall Morgan, the Soul Sensations have assembled a powerhouse lineup of vocalists, including Mark Dortch, Ywada Pitts, Dana Merriweather, and Raleigh Mosely II. Backed by a sizzling live band under the musical direction of drummer Etienne “EJ” Porter, these talented performers will transport you to the golden era of soul and R&B, igniting the stage with their electrifying energy and soul-stirring vocals.

This marks the fifth time the Soul Sensations have graced WBTT’s stage with their captivating performances, continuing a legacy of support and celebration. From “Doo-Wop to Hip-Hop” to “Put Your Hands Together,” these benefit concerts have become a cherished tradition, bringing together music lovers and supporters of WBTT’s mission.”We are thrilled to once again partner with the Soul Sensations for this extraordinary event,” said WBTT Executive Director Julie Leach. “Their unwavering support and commitment to our mission have been invaluable, and we can’t wait to share this unforgettable night of music and celebration with our community.”Don’t miss your chance to be part of this soul-stirring experience! Secure your tickets now and get ready to dance, sing, and be transported to a night you’ll never forget. Join the Soul Sensations and Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe for “A Night to Remember” – a celebration of music, unity, and the power of the arts to uplift and inspire.


For more information and to purchase tickets, visit or call the Box Office at 941-366-1505. Tickets are $100/sponsors, $50/special guests.

Andrea Mastrocinque-Martone is Sarasota Event Calendar’s Chief Editor. She is the former A & E Editor for Sarasota Observer Newspapers and is currently a public relations consultant.