FESTIVAL PROGRAM 2017
*Festival MC: Mr. John Viola
President of the National Italian American Foundation
Saturday, August 12
12:00 PM (Noon) to 1:30 PM -- Opening Welcome & DJ Lino Nobrega (International Music)
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM -- Marco Amadio (Italian-American Music)
3:00 PM to 5:30 PM -- Rochester Rat Pack (Music of Sinatra & Friends!)
3:00 PM -- Cooking Demo with Celebrity Chef Marco & Chef Alex Spinello from Padova, Italy (Cooking Pavilion)
5:00 PM -- Cooking Demo with Celebrity Chef Marco & Chef Casey Lort from Tapas 177 Lounge (Cooking Pavilion)
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM -- SPAGHETTI EATING CONTEST!
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM -- Franco Ciffa & Andy Calabrese Orchestra (Italian Music)
8:30 PM to 10:30 PM -- TRE BELLA "Three Beauties One Voice" (Italian-American Music from New York City!)
Sunday, August 13
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM -- SUNDAY MASS at the Immaculate Conception Church in Corn Hill (445 Frederick Douglass St.)
Honoring St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother (Patron of Youth & the Abruzzi Region) and Our Lady of Guadalupe
12:00 PM (Noon) to 12:30 PM -- GRAND PROCESSION*
*Departs from the Church to the festival site with Color Guards & the Pittsford Fire Dept Marching Band
1:00 PM to 1:30 PM -- Blessing on the Main Stage by Fr. Claudio Piccinini from Marche, Italy & Toronto, Canada
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM -- Bossanova Bradley Brothers (Rock & Roll and Brazilian Samba Music)
3:00 PM -- Cooking Demo with Celebrity Chef Marco & Wegmans Chef Pasquale Sorrentino (Cooking Pavilion)
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM -- La Muralla (Salsa Music -- Salsa Dance instruction presented by Flat Iron Café!)
5:00 PM -- Cooking Demo with Celebrity Chef Marco & Wegmans Chef Pasquale Sorrentino (Cooking Pavilion)
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM -- Little Italy Awards Ceremony
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM -- Vanessa Racci (Italian Mu)
8:30 PM to 10:00 PM -- SAL "The Voice" VALENTINETTI from the hit TV show "America's Got Talent"!!
10:00 PM -- FIREWORKS SHOW to Conclude the Festival!
The 4th Annual
Little Italy Festival of Rochester, NY
NOTICE: Event Organizer & Copyright 2014-2017: Little Italy Festival of Rochester, NY. A portion of net proceeds to benefit the
Little Italy Neighborhood Association, Inc. and the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, NY (both 501(c)(3) non-profit charities).
This event and any of its details may be subject to change and/or cancellation at organizer's discretion. All rights are reserved.