2017 Kansas City Festa Italiana
Entertainment Line-Up

June 2nd, 3rd, 4th

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VIP Seating Available


5:00 PM  Miller Marley Entertainers

               Overland Park's premier dance troupe

5:30 PM  Katherine Viviano

                Italian songbird

6:30 PM  Joseph Vincelli

               Internationally acclaimed saxophonist, flautist and jazz artist

7:30 PM  Moreno Fruzzetti

              Variety of operatic arias, pop music and American Classics

8:45 PM   UNICO's Meatball Eating Contest

9:00 PM   The Sicilian Tenors

              A romantic journey from Hollywood to Broadway to Italy


11:00 AM  Live with Jasper Mirable on KCMO Radio

                 Tune in to 710 AM or 103.7 FM

12:00 PM  UNICO’s Cannoli Eating Contest

12:30 PM  The Gumbas

                 Musical journey through Italy

1:00 PM    Tony Antonucci, Frank Vigiaturo & Frank Cherrito

                 KC’s smooth Italian crooners

*** Special Appearance – Watch for The Strolling Gumbas from 1 – 2 on the Festival Grounds ***

2:00 PM   Isabella Mandacina & Giuliana Siraguso

                 Festa’s youngest Italian dancers

2:15 PM   The Cascone Girls

                 Sofia & Isabella Cascone - returning for the 9th year of dancing excellence!

3:00 PM   The Mathenias - Anna Marie, Sicily, and Val

                 Back by popular demand… 

4:00 PM   The Viviano Brothers

                 Singing Italian Favorites

5:00 PM   Maria Milazzo

                 Singing Italian arias and classics

5:30 PM   Kate Cosentino

                 KC’s Italian pop sensation

6:30 PM   Frank Cherrito, Frank Vigliaturo & Tony Antonucci

                 Mack the Knife & more…

7:00 PM   Moreno Fruzzetti Returns!

9:00 PM   “Lights Out” from Philadelphia

                 America’s #1 tribute to Frankie Valli and the 4 Seasons


10:00 AM  Catholic Mass

                 Presiding celebrants - Fr. Vince Rogers & Fr. Dennis Wait

11:30 AM  Chef Chris Canzoneri

                 Secret recipe from Garozzo’s head chef

12:00 PM   The Gumbas

                 A musical journey through Italy

1:00 PM     Vince Scola

                 Italian boy singing country favorites

1:30 PM     MelRoe’s Dance Studio

                 Liberty’s showcase dancers

2:00 PM     U.N.I.C.O. Awards

                  Hosted by Dave Sullivan – Scholarship Chairman

3:00 PM     The Cascone Girls Return

                  Encore performance

4:00 PM      The Abel Ramirez Trio

                 Featuring local vocalists Cherrito, Vigliaturo, Ancona and Antonucci and Anne Trinkl



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