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Thursday, August 18

Stage at Cedarville & Liberty
6:00 pm Jimmy Sapienza – Tribute to Louis Prima, Sinatra, Tony Bennett & More!
6:30 pm Celebrity Bocce Tournaments Fitzgerald’s Irish vs Peduto’s Italians plus Pittsburgh media/entertainment personalities including Paul Martino, Jon Burnett, Mangino, Kevin Benson, Ryan Recker, Donnie Iris, Franco Harris and More!
7:00 pm Patrizio – International singing sensation and Neapolitan pop crooner stops by and may sing few tunes
7:00 pm The Italian Granati Brothers – Donnie Iris will join the Granati Bros. for a special performance!

Friday, August 19

Stage at Cedarville & Liberty
12:00 pm Gina Rendina – Smash hit duo playing a variety of music for everyone
6:00 pm Magic Moments – Pittsburgh’s #1 Oldies Band

Saturday, August 20

Rohrich Honda Stage at Gross & Liberty
12:30 pm Aerial Dance Skills by the Pittsburgh Dance Center
2:00 pm East End Kids – Pittsburgh’s premier teen song & dance ensemble
4:00 pm La Sorelle Di Bacco (The Sorelle Sisters)
6:00 pm Marco Fiorante – Opera singer direct from Italy
6:30 pm The Jersey 4 – America’s BEST Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons tribute band

Stage at Cedarville & Liberty
1:00 pm Italian Idol – Showcase YOUR vocal talent on our stage!
3:00 pm PHDC Presents “Decades of Dance, Mastermix”
5:00 pm Billy Mancini – Dean Martin impersonator
7:30 pm John Lupone – Italian opera vocalist

Stage at Taylor & Liberty
12:30 pm Show Us Your Dance Moves with the Pittsburgh Heat Dance Company
1:30 pm Ron D’Amico – Singing Italian & American hits
4:00 pm Shelley Duff – Talented solo artist singing a variety of styles
6:30 pm The Compadres – Roots-rock jam band with great harmonies

Sunday, August 21

Rohrich Honda Stage at Gross & Liberty
12:30 pm Miss Little Italy Pageant – Various age groups, everyone welcome!
2:30 pm Belly Dance by the Pittsburgh Dance Center
3:00 pm North Star Kids Singing and dancing from award-winning group of kids
4:30 pm Tom Jones Experience – tribute to Tom Jones

Stage at Cedarville & Liberty
12:30 pm Italian Mambo Dance Party/Dance Lesson by the Pittsburgh Dance Center
1:30 pm Italian Cooking Show with Chefs Anthony Marino and Jason Capps
2:30 pm Pittsburgh Podcast Network live Italian-themed broadcast with the Pompeani Sisters
4:00 pm Mirella the Musician – Authentic Italian Accordionist

Stage at Taylor & Liberty
1:00 pm Randy Galioto as Elvis – Pittsburgh’s #1 Elvis impersonator
3:30 pm Bloomfield Boyz – Bloomfield natives perform

11:30am Italian Mass & Procession at St.Maria Goretti Friendship Campus
Strolling throughout the event accordionist Hank Edwardo


Donnie Iris

Donnie Iris

Thursday August 18, 7:15pm

Dominic Ierace, aka Donnie Iris wrote his first hit song “The Rapper” with the Jaggerz in 1970. He went on to join Wild Cherry and then a successful solo career writing hits that include “Ah! Leah!” and “Love is Like a Rock” with his band Donnie Iris and the Cruisers. Donnie will join us at Little Italy Days for celebrity bocce, a meet and greet and he’ll join the Granati Brothers onstage for a special performance during their set! 

Granati Brothers

Granati Brothers

Thursday August 18, 7:00pm

The Granati Brothers are classic rock artists whose rich harmonies have been compared to Jellyfish, Queen, and Supertramp. They rocked the nation at 78 sold out concerts with Van Halen in the 80s. They have also performed with Bruce Springsteen, J. Geils, Ian Hunter, the Doobie Brothers, Sammy Haggar, Heart, Peter Frampton, Boston, Def Leppard, Southside Johnny, Gentle Giant, Dionne Warwick, and many others at venues across America.


The Jersey Four

Saturday August 20, 6:30

The Jersey Four made their first appearance at Little Italy Days in 2013 and they quickly became fan favorites. We always receive requests to have them return and are happy to have them again in 2016. The group shares lots of stories, trivia and tidbits about Valli and the original Seasons

The Tom Jones Experience

The Tom Jones Experience

Sunday August 21, 4:30

Byron Cancelmo takes pride in showmanship, professionalism, and dedication to making the event as special as possible for everyone. Hear Byron’s extraordinary voice on the hits that made Tom Jones famous. Do not miss out on this extraordinary experience.


Magic Moments

Magic Moments

Friday August 19, 6:00

Pittsburgh’s #1 oldies band

Chefs Jason Capps & Anthony Marino

Chefs Jason Capps & Anthony Marino

Sunday August 21, 1:30

Chef Jason Capps is a certified executive chef and owner of Bella Sera, a special event venue and catering company located in Pittsburgh’s South Hills. Chef Anthony Marino is currently the corporate chef for Don’s appliances, overseeing all culinary aspects for all four locations. You may also recognize him from one of his many appearances on KDKA. Jason and Anthony will share their expertise and passion for food in a cooking show at Little Italy Days.


Jimmy Sapienza

Jimmy Sapienza

Thursday August 18, 6:00

He Swings. He Rocks. Heavily influenced by Frank Sinatra, Louis Jordan, Louie Prima, and Louis Armstrong. Add a pinch of Dean Martin and a dash of Tony Bennett because this genuine Italian saloon singer does it all.

Marco Fiorante

Marco Fiorante

Saturday August 20, 6:00

Coming direct from Cellino San Marco, Italy, Marco Fiorante is a lyric tenor whose range and versatility allow him to perform repertoire that expands over various genres, styles, and time periods. His voice is described to have a striking “richness and musicality” that is rare for someone his age, and his vocal technique has been described as “remarkable. He has performed for the prestigious Italian Cultural Society in Naples, Florida for the past two years with rave reviews. In 2012, he was invited to sing the Italian National Anthem at a US Department of Justice ceremony honoring Charles Joseph Bonaparte, the 46th U.S. Attorney General and founder of the FBI. Look for his latest CD entitled Love.


The Compadres

The Compadres

Saturday August 20, 6:30

Pittsburgh-based jam band with the sexiest vocal harmonies you’ll ever hear!

Bloomfield Boyz

Bloomfield Boyz

Sunday August 21, 3:30

The Bloomfield Boyz are a group of seasoned musicians originally from Bloomfield!


Gina Rendina

Gina Rendina

Fri. August 19, 12:00

Gina, a classically trained vocalist, has spent time performing with two of Pittsburgh’s favorite bands, “Sputzy and the Soul Providers” and “Jeff Jimerson and Airborne”. In 2012 she joined the classic rock band “The Game Changers”. She brings her acoustic duo to Little Italy Days.

East End Kids

East End Kids

Sat. August 20, 2:00

Earning a reputation as Pittsburgh’s premier teen song and dance ensemble, the East End Kids provide professional entertainment for corporate, community, and private events. Shows are fully staged and choreographed and sung in three-part harmony with featured vocal soloists. Professional sets, props, and musical accompaniments enable the East End Kids to bring a little bit of Broadway to local stages.

La Sorelle Di Bacco

La Sorelle Di Bacco

Sat. August 20, 4:00

Sofia-Teresa, Lucia and Valentina Di Bacco are Weirton natives and remarkable young ladies who speak Italian fluently. Theyhave demonstrated great pride for their Italian culture since the age of two by singing and dancing on many church and festival stages, as well as in many musical productions in the tri-state area.


Billy Mancini

Billy Mancini

Sat. August 20, 5:00

Come out to hear the music of Dean Martin in a family-friendly show that includes dancing and entertaining anecdotes.

John Lupone

John Lupone

Sat. August 20, 7:30

John is a Lyric tenor who enjoys singing a combination of Italian operetic arias and Neopolitan songs. Some of the more popular ones are Una Furtiva Lagrima, Nessun Dorma, Core’ ngrato, O Sole Mio, Torna Surriento, La Donna Mobile.

Ron D'Amico

Ron D’Amico

Sat. August 20, 1:30

Ron is a talented singer performing Italian and American hits.


Shelley Duff

Shelley Duff

Sat. August 20, 4:00

Shelly is a talented singer and musician that performs a variety of styles.

North Star Kids

North Star Kids

Sun. August 21, 3:00

The award winning North Star Kids, ranging in age from 8 to 14 years old, have performance selections suitable for all occasions and for groups of any size. The NSK have been featured on the live stage as well as on television, in recordings, and in commercials.

Randy As Elvis

Randy Galioto

Sun. August 21, 1:00

Bloomfield’s own Randy Galioto Presents Pittsburgh’s #1 tribute show. Elvis Lives, A Tribute to the King, is a unique act capturing the essence of a live 70s show. A variety of music from the early Elvis days to his performances in Las Vegas proves to be an entertaining evening.


Pittsburgh Podcast Network

Pgh Podcast Network

Sun. August 21, 2:30

The Pittsburgh Podcast Network creates, produces, promotes, and distributes OnDemand Audio content from the Pittsburgh creative community of sports athletes & professionals, comics, actors, writers, and bloggers. The network features shows by Craig Wolfley, Tunch Ilkin, John Steigerwald, The Pompeani Sisters Chelsea & Celina, Dr. Nancy Berk, YaJagoff.com blog, The Pens Blog, George Gerbo, Mike Asti, and standup comics Joe Bartnick, Jim Krenn and more.

Mirella the Musician

Mirella the Musician

Sun. August 21, 4:00

To celebrate her Italian heritage, Mirella Volpe, at age 15, began playing her accordion in Pittsburgh’s Strip District for an Italian produce store. She has developed an extensive repertoire of traditional Italian and American melodies and her energetic style attracts audiences of all ages.

Edwardo

Edwardo

Strolling Throughout the Festival

Edwardo has been playing the accordion since the age of ten, having started accordion lessons in Pittsburgh’s Little Italy, Bloomfield, with Mr. Frank Salpietro. His studio in 1957 was about where the Main Stage is erected each year for the Little Italy Days Festival!