Italian Day Festa!

ITALIAN DAY FESTA!















August 8, 2014

Delicious Ethnic Food, Entertainment Galore & Fireworks!
The Best Family Italian Event in the Country!


Discount Ticket Information

Purchase discount tickets ONLINE July 1 – August 3 for $22.99 (plus $2.25 tax and online fee) - BUY NOW
(Online tickets are $26.99 plus tax and fee August 4 – 8)

Or, purchase discount tickets for $23.00 at one of these Italian Day Festa ticket outlets.


Delicious Italian Food

No need to pack a picnic basket on this day!  Visit “la Cucina” where you’ll find plenty of delicious Italian cuisine by:

  • Rizzo’s Malabar Inn
  • Aroma Italiano
  • Paradise Catering
  • And don’t forget the delicious desserts from Joyce’s Italian Cookies  

All-Day Entertainment (Noon-10:00 pm)

Pavilion D-2
11:00 am – 1:00 pm                         Edwardo
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm                           The Cavaliers
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm                           Nick Fiasco

Hillside Theater Stage
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm                           Dr. Zoot and the Suits
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm                           Alfio
8:30 pm – 10:00 pm                         Jaggerz
10:00 pm (weather permitting)  FIREWORKS!

We end our evening by “painting the sky” with our beautiful fireworks display at 10:00 p.m. (weather permitting) accompanied by the music of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Lou Monte and other Italian favorites!


Entertainer Bios:

Jaggerz
8:30 pm – 10:00 pm Hillside Theater Stage
When you mention The Jaggerz to a Pittsburgher, chances are that person will burst into a chorus of ‘THE RAPPER’. The Jaggerz are a blue-eye soul band known for their rich vocals and soulful grooves. Neil Bogart signed The Jaggerz to his Buddah/Kama Sutra label in 1970 to release the album ‘We Went to Different Schools Together’ and the smash hit ‘THE RAPPER’ that rose to No.1 on the record World charts and No. 2 on Billboard charts and went Gold selling 2.5 million copies. Dick Clark featured The Jaggerz on American Bandstand.

Alfio
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Hillside Theater Stage
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Musician.
Sydney native ALFIO has one of the greatest voices in contemporary music today. This highly charismatic tenor/crooner offers a refreshingly cool and modern throwback to the legendary singers to which he is often compared. Captivating his audience with equal parts music journey, powerful vocals and comedic banter, ALFIO effortlessly brings all generations of music lovers together in one audience; and regardless of whether he sings in English, Italian or Spanish, all languages flow as one. With a talent that is uniquely his own, one thing is clear – ALFIO is traveling in his own lane and doing it his way.

Dr. Zoot and the Suits
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Hillside Theater Stage
Dr. Zoot is a versatile 7-piece dance and show band that performs in theaters, clubs, dance halls and festivals everywhere. Since the band formed in early 1998, their popularity has been growing rapidly on the East Coast and nationally. Their distinctive sound maintains a contemporary feel while reaching back across the years to link with the greats who have come before them. In one set alone the audience will be treated to Swing, Jump Blues, Foxtrot, Mambo, Cha Cha, Salsa and more! The band repertoire boasts of over 30 original compositions and many innovative arrangements of classic tunes designed to keep you groovin’ all night!

Edwardo
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Pavilion D-2
Edwardo plays the accordion and specializes in Italian folk and pop music. He also plays a variety of other ethnic music, as well as beautiful music from the great American songbook.

The Cavaliers
1:00 pm –4:00 pm Pavilion D-2
The Cavaliers Band has been thrilling crowds throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, and Canada for the past 25 years. Their musical repertoire is impressive and ranges from traditional Italian dance music, to swing tunes and American rock. The Italian-American genre is a favorite among audiences wherever they perform.

Nick Fiasco
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Pavilion D-2
Nick Fiasco, the New Voice of Class, Romance and Swing! Performing your favorite hits from Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, Bobby Darin, Italian Songs and more! Featured in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Strip Magazine, Whirl Magazine, Perfect Wedding Guide and Mountaineer and Presque Isle Casinos.
Meet the “Legends of Wrestling”
Beginning at 5:00 pm Pavilion D-1


Meet and Greet:

BILL CARDILLE (WJAS-AM)
Inductee of the National Italian/American Sports Hall of Fame

and the Legend of Wrestling

Bruno Sammartino
Newly Inducted Member of the Wrestling Hall of Fame
Inductee of the National Italian/American Sports Hall of Fame
2010 Dapper Dan Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient


Discount Ticket Information

Purchase discount tickets ONLINE July 1 – August 3 for $22.99 (plus $2.25 tax and online fee) - BUY NOW
(Online tickets are $26.99 plus tax and fee August 4 – 8)

Or, purchase discount tickets for $23.00 at one of these Italian Day Festa ticket outlets.

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