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Soulful Sundays

Ali Cultural Arts Center
Jul 14 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm | $10

Soulful Sundays at the Historic Ali Cultural Center in Pompano Beach, Florida, is an extraordinary event that combines the rich history and culture of the African-American community with a night of soulful music every 2nd Sunday. The ambiance of the center adds to the vibrant atmosphere, setting the perfect tone for an unforgettable experience.

One of the highlights of Soulful Sundays is the lineup of talented performers from South Florida. These artists showcase a diverse range of musical genres, including Soul, R&B, Neo-Soul, Blues, Jazz, and Funk. Whether you're a fan of smooth soulful melodies, energetic R&B beats, soul-stirring blues tunes, or jazzy improvisations, there is something for everyone to enjoy and appreciate.

If you're looking for an event that combines great music, delicious food, and a vibrant atmosphere while paying tribute to the African-American community's contributions, Soulful Sundays at the Historic Ali Cultural Center in Pompano Beach is the place to be. It promises to be an enriching and soul-nourishing experience that you won't want to miss.

Tickets $10 -- limited tickets only available online -- no tickets will be sold at the door.


July 14th 2024
  • Artist: Derek Mack Band

The Derek Mack Band is one of South Florida’s premier show bands, this high-energy versatile group of musicians crosses musical lines to bring a variety of styles and moods to please anyone’s musical taste. Performing music from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and today, Derek and his band are known for delivering a powerful performance that will leave you chanting for more. They have received rave reviews from event planners, club owners and booking agencies around the country and in Europe. Derek a multi-talented musician/singer songwriter has shared the stage with recording artists such as: George McCrae, Donna Summers, Kool and the Gang, The Commodore’s, Taylor Dane, Gwen McCrae, Johnny Gill, The Dazz Band, The Gap Band, Spyro Gyro, Earth Wind & Fire, Timmy Thomas and Kevin Rudolph, just to name a few.

Be prepared for dancing, singing, fun and pure excitement when you experience the sounds of “The Derek Mack Band”. Their music is influenced by Earth Wind & Fire, Prince, Chicago, Rick James, Chaka Khan, Michael Jackson.

August 11th 2024
  • Artist: The FM Band

The FM Band is a soulful and electrifying band that performs today’s top 40 popular music, jazz, R&B, and reggae. Each member of the band brings a combination of vocal and instrumental skills and experience. The band consists of 6-pieces, including Bass, Drums, Keyboard, Guitar, Saxophone, and two lead vocalists. No matter what the occasion, the FM Band will keep the party rocking and the dance floor packed. Weddings, corporate events, birthday events, bar mitzvahs, concerts, gala balls, festivals, and organized functions. They do it all!

September 8th 2024
  • Artist: Candace Woodson Queen of Sophisticated Soul

Candace Woodson is the answer to those who long for nostalgic and soulful R&B and jazz music, singing the greats such as Aretha Franklin, Phyllis Hyman, Valerie Simpson, Chaka Khan, Ella Fitzgerald, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight, Whitney Houston to name a few. Candace Woodson is an Indie Soul Grammy winner (2019) and a UK Soul Chart Top 100 of 2021 recipient for the #1 song, “Midas Touch” as well as the winner of a plethora of awards. Candace continues to climb the Billboard Independent charts with her recent release "Trying To Be Perfect (New Mix)”. Her first version recording of “Trying to be Perfect” reached number one on the UK Soul chart. Candace continues to be a well-sorted indie artist allowing her to work with top producers and other recording artists. Candace will be in the UK in May of 2024 to appear as a special guest for Alexander O'Neal (May 3,4, 5, and 7).


Check out our past virtual Soulful Sundays performances below:

Soulful Sundays - June 2021

The Derek Mack Band is a high-energy and versatile group of musicians, known for performing music from the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s 2000s and today. A multi-talented musician and singer/songwriter, Derek has shared the stage with top recording artists such as: BB King, George McCrae, Kool and the Gang, The Commodores, Taylor Dane, and Earth Wind & Fire, among others.

Soulful Sundays - May 2021

Let's give mom a very special musical bouquet filled with all her favorite songs! N2 Nation The Sounds of Motown and More is taking the stage tonight for a concert that will have the entire family up singing and dancing!

Soulful Sundays - November 2020

This month, is a special Soulful Sundays as we closeout with the celebration of the 100th birthday of Esther Rolle through poetry, dance, and a concert by the Old Skool Gang. The Old Skool Gang is the brainchild of Entertainment Executive, and former KC and the Sunshine Band Member, Paul Lewis. Paul’s musical career has spanned four decades and his smooth first tenor voice is just the right flavor to make you remember artists like Smokey Robinson, El Debarge, The Stylistics, Switch, Eddie Kendricks, O’Bryan, Sam Cooke & Enchantment. The Old Skool Gang stay on top of the Best Music of Yesteryear.

Soulful Sundays - October 2020

This month, Soulful Sundays features the incredible music of the Gypsy Lane Band! Two of the Gypsy Lane Band members were the backing musicians for such groups as the Village People, the Ritchie Family and Instant Funk and performed with Patti La Belle, Cindy Lauper and Lou Rawls. If you loveGospel, Jazz, Motown and Reggae...this is one event you won't want to miss!!!

Soulful Sundays