THURSDAY ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE // 5PM-10PM

August 16

Johnny Maggio – Rat Pack Stage – 5PM

Velvet-voiced Johnny Maggio is an industry professional, with soaring vocals, powerful soul, and the warmth of timeless entertainers who connect with every person in the audience, even if for just one moment in time. ...
August 16

Vince Amore – Main Stage 5:30PM

Vince is a graduate of the prestigious Indiana University School of Music where he studied under the tutelage of famed performer Nicola Rossi-Lemeni. Amongst his professional accomplishments, Vince is also a recipient of the American Artists Program and The David Award for outstanding musician. In addition to his musicial skills, Vince is also a member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG). ...
August 16

The Homewreckers R&B – Scafuri Bakery Stage – 6PM

R&B is everything that the mind, body, and soul needs. It gets your feet tapping and your head bobbing, and can’t help but make you smile. Come experience all that is Rhythm & Blues, and dance the night away with The Homewreckers, Chicago’s premiere R&B party band! ...
August 16

Packy Angelo – Rat Pack Stage – 6:30PM

Packy Angelo takes on tributes to Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Bobby Darin, and much more. Packy has been on stage for over 53 years and continues to delight crowds with his vocal talents. ...
August 16

Uncle Louie Variety Show – Main Stage – 7:30PM

The Uncle Louie variety show comedy has been taking the Italian american communities by storm.They been making people laugh for years with their characters and sketches to put smiles on peoples faces and bring back memories of growing up Italian. ...
August 16

Nick Pontarelli Band – Rat Pack Stage – 8PM

The Nick Pontarelli Band has made their mark on the Chicago music scene with a fresh take on all of the greats, including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Frankie Valli, Bobby Darin, Elvis, Neil Diamond and many more. ...
August 16

Frankie B – Scafuri Bakery Stage – 8:30PM

Frankie B, a young singer, songwriter and musician from suburban Chicago, has been singing since before she began to walk. She picked up the guitar for the first time at the age of 8 and has been in front of audiences ever since.  Frankie and her band put on a high energy show that is fun for people of all ages. Frankie sings songs in English and Spanish that span an wide variety of genres and make people want to get up and dance. She has played many notable Chicago venues as well as Festivals. ...
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FRIDAY ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE // 5PM-11PM

August 17

John Anthony – Rat Pack Stage at Piazza Dimaggio – 5PM

The influences that shaped John Anthony’s musical tastes are as wide as the artist’s vocal range. From Styx to Streisand, Freddie Mercury to George Michael and Billy Joel to McCartney, Anthony pays homage to some of music’s most important artists. Says Anthony,”If I had to choose one influence in particular, it would have to be Freddie Mercury, who could sell any song from hard rock bravado to the sweetest sentiment. That is what I aspire to.” ...
August 17

Tony Ocean and The Hartbeats – Main Stage – 5:30PM

In 1998 Tony was selected for the David Award for Top Performing Artist in entertainment by the Italo American National Union Foundation. The award is bestowed upon youthful people who exhibit the will to succeed, the vision to endure and the beauty within. Since then, Tony has worked tirelessly to perfect his craft. ...
August 17

Dina Bach – Scafuri Bakery Party Stage – 5:30PM

BMI recording artist and pop singer/songwriter, Dina Bach is releasing her first full length album, Walk Away on August 10, which includes her award winning single, Slow Dance. Her music has aired on WGN Radio, Radio One Chicago, NPR’s WNIJ, and was featured in Chicago Music Magazine’s local pulse for hot new music. Dina has written a Song-A-Week for 87 consecutive weeks and co-written with Grammy award nominee in Canada, New York and Nashville. ...
August 17

Angel Spiccia – Rat Pack Stage at Piazza Dimaggio– 6:15PM

Possessing a versatile, captivating tone and an extensive vocal range, Angel is recognized for adding her own color and style to each song she takes on. That, along with her natural approach to phrasing and time, is truly what invites her audience in to every performance. Wayne Messmer, professional speaker, singer, broadcaster and Chicago jazz WDCB radio host notes "One thing about Angel is her tremendous stage presence, and then she delivers this magnificent talent. It's obvious when people love what they do and I think the important thing about her is that there isn't a song writer on this planet who wouldn't love to have their song sung by Angel." ...
August 17

Sheri Winkelmann: A Salute to Connie Francis – Rat Pack Stage at Piazza Dimaggio – 7:30PM

In the "Tribute to Connie Francis" Show, Sheri sings the classic, beautiful songs of Connie Francis in the style of these classic hits. The show consists of such famous numbers as, "Stupid Cupid," "Where the Boys Are," "Lipstick on Your Collar", "Mama," and many other songs that Connie made legendary. Audience interaction and participation are part of the show experience. The show is performed with backing tracks or an orchestra and runs just over an hour. ...
August 17

Salute to CHICAGO/Earth, Wind, & Fire Tour – Main Stage – 8:30PM

Shining Star Ten highly talented vocalists and musicians harmoniously join forces to present A TRIBUTE TO EARTH, WIND AND FIRE, a celebration of the four decade strong success, popularity and resilience of one of the most successful musical stories ever told. The Chicago Tribute Anthology A driving rhythm section, powerful horns, and authentic vocals combine to recreate the sound of one of the most popular and enduring bands of all time: Chicago! ...
August 17

Gianni Russo: “Carlo” from The Godfather – Main Stage – 9:30PM

With a singularly nebulous background, which, by his account, included stints as a Las Vegas nightclub emcee, radio personality and jewelry tycoon, and with comparatively little acting experience, Gianni Russo won the role of Carlo Rizzi in The Godfather (1972) on the basis of his screen test. Since then, Russo has remained busy as an actor, mostly playing assorted "wiseguys" and Mafia types. He appeared again with Marlon Brando in a small role in The Freshman (1990) where Brando parodied his Don Corleone role to good effect. ...
August 17

Jack D’Amico – Rat Pack Stage at Piazza Dimaggio – 8:45PM

Although Jack D’Amico began his musical career later in life than most, he has accomplished more than many others could ever hope for. Known for his portrayal of Frank Sinatra in the play The Pack Is Back, performed at Piper’s Alley (which set the attendance record for a first run play in Chicago), and the stage show The Chicago Rat Pack, which continues to tour the US and internationally, he has received accolades such as the following from The News - Aruba: "Jack D’Amico, as Frank Sinatra, is probably the most impressive character in the show, wiggling his hips in a subdued but very Sinatra-ish way. It is his voice, however, which makes everybody sit up and pay attention: it is exactly the great master’s voice and intonation. Incredible! " ...
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SATURDAY ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE // NOON - 11PM

August 18

Mike Valentine – Rat Pack Stage at Piazza Dimaggio 1:00PM

A Live "Vegas" Style Tribute To The Legends Of Rock & Roll Performing Live Music Of Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, The Buckingham's, The Classics IV, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dion & The Belmonts, Frankie Vallie, Frankie Avalon, Bobby Vinton, The Vogue's, Bill Haley & The Comets, Bobby Darin, Jay & The Americans, Andy Williams & Many, Many More!! ...
August 18

Johnny Maggio – Main Stage 12:30PM

Velvet-voiced Johnny Maggio is an industry professional, with soaring vocals, powerful soul, and the warmth of timeless entertainers who connect with every person in the audience, even if for just one moment in time. ...
August 18

Seasalt – Scafuri Bakery Party Stage 1:30PM

Sea Salt is an indie pop band founded by Kurtis Roy. Drawing influences from bands like Wild Nothing, Crumb, and Turnover, Sea Salt is described as writing quirky and introspective pop songs with a heavy emphasis on melody. ...
August 18

Peoria Area Accordion Club – Chiarugi Stage 3:00PM-7:00PM

The Peoria Area Accordion Club was founded in 1992 by Enrico Mastronardi, who had performed with championship bands at Chicago’s Soldier Field and taught accordion locally prior to his death in 1993. Several of the club’s current members learned from Mastonardi in their younger years. They play songs from the ‘20s, ‘30s, ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s and country and gospel. The club has more than 1,000 songs in its library, and they create a personalized program for each show. ...
August 18

Daniela Crocco – Rat Pack Stage at Piazza Dimaggio 3:30PM

Daniela is professionally-trained in dance, theater, and voice, and had more than ten years of experience performing on stage. She has performed all over the country and internationally as well, providing high-quality performances in every genre from classical to pop. ...
August 18

Fire The Cannon – Scafuri Bakery Party Stage 4:30PM

Fire the Canon! is the perfect storm of four crazy musicians living their dreams as rockstars. Being able to perform at festivals, stages, and theaters, their reputation continues to be professional, entertaining, and fun. The perfect storm meshes together to return music to its genuine rawness and emotion. A professional sound that speaks to the audience and forces them to dance, sing, laugh and cry in a personal experience with Fire the Canon!  ...
August 18

Watchtower – Scafuri Bakery Party Stage 3:00PM

Watchtower is a Bartlett-based rock band influenced by groups such as Van Halen, Iron Maiden, Deep Purple, and Guns N' Roses. They most recently placed in the Top 10 of The Daily Herald's Suburban Chicago's Got Talent Competition. ...
August 18

The Jersey Girls – Rat Pack Stage – 4:45PM

Three unbelievable young ladies from Europe…”The Jersey Girls”, performing all the hits from the girls bands of the 50s and 60s, and some current pop hits as well! They are gorgeous and incredibly talented, and a true dance party! ...
August 18

Taylor Street’s Own Josie Falbo – Main Stage 5:00PM

Josie is and has been one of Chicago's busiest and most frequently heard studio singers in Chicago for over 40 years. Heard on over 1,000 commercials in various languages through the decades, many you know like McDonald's, United, Nationwide, Midway Airlines, Great America, Green Giant, Oscar Meyer, Budweiser, Old Style, Sara Lee, Coke and countless others. Josie was also the voice behind the 'Cruisin' USA' arcade game. With hit records behind her, countless awards including runner up for Billboard's song of the year with Love Found Me (Just In Time) in 1991. Josie's talents have been utilized by so many and heard on all seven continents, yes, even Antarctica! ...
August 18

Diva Montell and the “This Is It” Band – Main Stage 6:30PM

As a Chicago area vocalist, Diva has spent her entire life as an entertainer. VERSATILITY best describes her as a vocalist. From Sarah Brightman, Celine Dion, Donna Summer, Whitney Houston, all the way to Ann Wilson, as a trained opera singer she has not decided what she loves more... so she does it all! ...
August 18

Rico Santana Tribute – Scafuri Bakery Party Stage 7:00PM

Rico is defined as a band with a rich sound of diversified musical cultures. A mixture of sophisticated melodic genres and ethnicity coming together is the essence of Rico! This sound can be heard on their CD’s entitled “Make Music (2010)” and “Casa De Tambores (2004)”. Influenced tremendously by the sound and spirit of Santana, you can say Rico is the modern day Santana. These musicians also do a three hour tribute show paying homage to their main influence Santana. The band is comfortable in any genre and is right at home putting their spin on covers from Bob Marley, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Kanye West, Hendrix, Santana, etc. ...
August 18

Vince Chiarelli – Chiarugi Stage 7:30PM

One of the most original and eclectic Italian bands, “The Vince Chiarelli Band” has entertained audiences from coast to coast. They have been acclaimed for their unique sound, which gives their audience a taste of traditional Italian music with their own modern twist and a Lain flair. The band’s popularity is credited to their unique mix and arrangements of classic Italian favorites, intertwined with romantic Italian ballads, Italian-American favorites and enticing bossa nova and flamenco rhythms. ...
August 18

The Bronx Wanderers – Main Stage 8:45PM

The Bronx Wanderers, up close and personal, yet larger than life, take you on a journey of the greatest music of our time. The story is about a family that delivers a passionate heart-pumping mix of of Rock N’ Roll’s great American Songbook from the first generation right through today’s current hit-makers. Buckle your seat belts because THE BRONX WANDERERS bring a high octane, toe tapping, dancing in the aisles experience that you WON’T WANT TO MISS! ...
August 18

Dakota…His Way – Rat Pack Stage at Piazza Dimaggio 9:00PM

Dakota is often compared to Harry Connick Jr., Michael Buble, Bobby Darin, and Frank Sinatra. Though Dakota started out his career paying tribute to Frank Sinatra at Legends in Concert in Las Vegas and singing for Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston's wedding in L.A., today, at 27 years old, he has established himself as a crossover artist who sings multiple genres, including Jazz, Pop, Funk Soul, and R&B. ...
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SUNDAY ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE // NOON-9PM

August 19

Joe Martino and The Volare Dancers – Main Stage 12:30PM

Accordionist Joe Martino is a one man orchestra who sings Sinatra with style, and is accompanied by the beautiful and authentic Italian Volare dancers. Joe is a well known Festa Italiana entertainer who has performed Nationally, and Internationally. If it is a one hour show or a complete evening, Joe Martino entertains with passion and The Volare dancers dance into your hearts with entertaining choreography and audience particpiation.  ...
August 19

Olivia Ports Band – Scafuri bakery Stage 1:00PM

Olivia Ports is an indie/alternative singer/songwriter from the suburbs of Chicago, IL. Her passion is for writing music that not only expresses herself but also touches others. She performs locally and throughout the Midwest area. Her debut single “Impulsive” was released June 16th, 2018, to be followed by her debut EP “Ghosts in the Graveyard”. ...
August 19

Opera Classica by Hillary Esqueda – Rat Pack Stage at Piazza Dimaggio 2:10PM

Known for her floating high notes and rich middle range, soprano Hillary Esqueda is a versatile lyricist emerging in the opera scene. Described as a “powerful” and “solid” performer, Ms. Esqueda strives to bring truth and relatability to her performances, and works to expand her performance experience by exploring the worlds of movement, musical theater and more. ...
August 19

Rick Lindy and The Wild Ones – Scafuri Bakery Party Stage 2:30PM

The Wild Ones band was formed in 2000 by veteran Vocalist Rick Lindy. After a 5 year stretch as lead singer for Big Guitars from Memphis, Rick decided that it was time to start his own original Rock-a-Billy band. Mike Hosman also of Big Guitars was the original drummer. Wild Man Todd Menke on lead guitar, and Malcolm Didier on Bass. Todd had to leave the group for personal reasons in 2001, and Ray Kainz took over as lead guitarist. Members of the current line up have played shows worldwide in Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Finland, The Faeroe Islands, England,Canada and Mexico. The great thing about this line up is the tremendous chemistry all the members have. Let the Wild Onestake you to THE WILD SIDE of TOWN!!!  ...
August 19

Daniela Crocco – Main Stage 2:45PM

Daniela is professionally-trained in dance, theater, and voice, and had more than ten years of experience performing on stage. She has performed all over the country and internationally as well, providing high-quality performances in every genre from classical to pop. ...
August 19

From America’s Got Talent: Sophie Fatu – Main Stage 4:00PM

Sophie started her singing career at the age of 4, when she was featured on NBC's "Little Big Shots" with Steve Harvey. Her viral videos of her Sinatra covers earned love of fans all over the world. At the age of 5 Sophie was first invited to Ellen Show where she preformed "Fly me to the moon". Sophie Fatu has been featured in print magazines, and represented over 50 brands among which are ModerneChild, Kardashian Kids, P.O.K. Fashion, Feltman Brothers, OvertheLoom, Sweet and Swag, PettiGirl, ect. ...
August 19

Frank Rossi – Rat Pack Stage at Piazza Dimaggio 4:30PM

Straight out of Chicago Heights, Illinois, Frank Rossi has been performing all around the Chicagoland area for decades. He plays accordion and keys for a wide variety of events. Frank is an entertainer for the ages, and one for all ages. Whether it's at the local jazz club, a wedding, or a birthday party, Frank is seen all over Chicago charming audiences wherever he goes.  ...
August 19

The Queen of Cabaret: Denise Tomasello – Main Stage 5:00PM

Winner of Chicago's 1998 After Dark Award for "Outstanding Cabaret Artist", Denise Tomasello is the performer the Chicago Tribune has called the consummate cabaret singer. She has headlined with comedian Jackie Mason at The Tropicana in Atlantic City, Don Rickles at The Hollywood Casino and with Alan King at Centre East. ...
August 19

Julianne Q and The Howl – Scafuri Bakery Party Stage – 5PM

Julianne Q & The Howl are fronted by the powerful vocals and creative mind of Julianne Q. Born from the spirit of Julianne Q & The Band, this new project is carving its own path in Chicago’s music scene. Their blend of groove-based, tightly-wound rock ‘n roll with the stunning voice of lead vocalist Julianne Q synthesizes influences including Led Zeppelin, Janis Joplin, Jack White, and Greta Van Fleet. Raw emotional energy drives the evocative imagery in their lyrics, introducing a classic take on modern rock songwriting. With larger-than-life performances, Julianne Q & The Howl leave their audience with an unforgettable experience. Members Julianne Q, Jeff Mills (drums, vocals), Egan Franke (bass) and Chris Arwady (guitar) are excited to release their upcoming EP Sky Rider in October 2018. ...
August 19

Jack Miuccio – Rat Pack Stage at Piazza Dimaggio 5:45PM

Jack Miuccio is a legendary local crooner with a heart as big as his voice. He has performed in nightclubs, banquet halls, casinos and concert halls; on TV and radio; at festivals major sporting events; and for mayors, governors, bishops and countless celebrities. While Jack can belt out everything from Bennett to Elvis, jazz to opera, musicals to standards, and country to ’50s rock, Jack finds his greatest musical fulfillment at Visitation Church in Elmhurst, where he sings in the choir each Sunday with this wife, Krystyna. ...
August 19

Gianni Russo: “Carlo” from The Godfather – Main Stage 6:15PM

With a singularly nebulous background, which, by his account, included stints as a Las Vegas nightclub emcee, radio personality and jewelry tycoon, and with comparatively little acting experience, Gianni Russo won the role of Carlo Rizzi in The Godfather (1972) on the basis of his screen test. Since then, Russo has remained busy as an actor, mostly playing assorted "wiseguys" and Mafia types. He appeared again with Marlon Brando in a small role in The Freshman (1990) where Brando parodied his Don Corleone role to good effect. ...
August 19

Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti and Sophie Fatu – Main Stage 6:30PM

In 2016, Season 11 of the NBC hit show “America's Got Talent” was taken by storm by Sal Valentinetti. The 20-year-old college ctudent that delivered Pizza for his cousin's Italian restaurant was now in the spotlight. Belting out the classic Frank Sinatra hit “My Way”, Sal not only received a standing ovation, but got the coveted “Golden Buzzer” from judge Heidi Klum, who he later performed a duo with singing “Santa Baby”. Joining him will be viral sensation and fellow America's Got Talent contestant Sophie Fatu. ...
August 19

Hip Pockit Horn Band – Scafuri Bakery Party Stage – 7PM

 Hip Pockit is a 9 piece band blending Funk & Soul with elements of Rock & Pop. With a real passion for music, they're committed to staying true to the original artists they cover. They pride themselves in the Tributes they perform to Earth, Wind & Fire, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Kool & the Gang, Chicago, The Doobie Brothers, Bruno Mars and others. Their performances are filled with high energy grooves that get you up and dancing. Experience the hot brass, extraordinary vocals and party like atmosphere they generate at every performance.  ...
August 19

John Truncali – Rat Pack Stage at Piazza Dimaggio 7:30PM

John has worked as a performing Lead Vocalist, Band Leader, Arranger and Guitarist as well as Radio Studio Announcer and Personality, Commercial Voice-over and Jingle Artist and Actor in Chicago. When not appearing throughout the USA, Europe, Canada and The Caribbean he performs at the top Chicago area venues including The United Center and Allstate Arena. In addition to the many impressions featured in his shows, John’s own singing voice has been described as an exciting blend of Tom Jones and Engelbert. Show reviewers have named him “The Italian Tom Jones” and “The One Man Legends Show”. ...
August 19

Nick Pontarelli Band – Rat Pack Stage – 8PM

The Nick Pontarelli Band has made their mark on the Chicago music scene with a fresh take on all of the greats, including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Frankie Valli, Bobby Darin, Elvis, Neil Diamond and many more. ...
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