E5C4P3 was formed in June of 1993. From that year on, E5C4P3 has traveled nationwide and paid tribute to one of rock history's most beloved bands performing for tens of thousands of fans. E5C4P3 recreates the magic of a Journey concert like no one else can. The band covers the music with a note-for-note accuracy that is second to none and performs each show with the high-energy excitement of a real Journey concert as well as visually recreating the essence of early 80's Journey! Focusing on the 'Steve Perry era', E5C4P3 covers all the hits from 'Lights' and 'Wheel In The Sky' to 'Separate Ways' and 'Be Good To Yourself' including occasional surprises for all the die-hard Journey fans.
Check out E5C4P3 at https://www.facebook.com/E5C4P3JourneyTribute/
LaFlavour has been pleasing area audiences for years. From 1973 to 1988, they toured the major cities across the country, having made many appearances at Harrah’s in Atlantic City. Currently the band has cut down on their travel by playing high profile engagements around the Akron - Cleveland area.
The band is widely known by its trademark original song Mandolay which was a huge national and international hit, reaching number 7 on the Billboard Chart.
More at www.laflavour.com
Often Imitated, Never Duplicated! Disco Inferno is the Number One disco tribute band in the Midwest. With over a 150 shows a year, Disco Inferno has been together since 1995 and can been seen at venues throughout Ohio as well as Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Pennsylvania, New York, Kentucky and more. Get ready for dancing in the street as Disco Inferno plays hits of the 70’s and early 80’s Disco. Burn Baby Burn!!
More info on Disco Inferno at www.discoinfernoband.com
Buble meets Bocelli is how people are describing this exciting show by Italian Tenor and Entertainer, Aaron Caruso. After studying Opera in Italy and New York with Maestro Veccia, Aaron then mastered the art of entertaining an audience with 10-time Reno, NV Entertainer of the year Danny Marona. The result is an exciting showman with a first class voice. From fun Italian songs and arias to Broadway and popular music, with lots of laughs in between, this great show is not to be missed!
More info on Aaron Caruso at http://www.aaroncaruso.com
Since 1994, Allegro Dance Company has toured the United States and Italy. They are known for their unique and powerful performances fusing traditional Italian dance with other dance styles to educate audiences about the rich history and culture. Their vast repertoire of authentic Italian dances comes from their intense research in Italy. From fast paced southern Tarantellas to elegant northern dances, Allegro provides the audience with a contemporary view of Italy and lifestyle.
Their mission is to preserve and continue perpetuating Italian cultural heritage through entertaining performances, dance workshops, and sharing their dance documentary called La Danza- Bridging Time through Dance. They have been featured in numerous magazines such as: Dance Magazine, Dance Spirit, Fra Noi, State of the Art Magazine and the National Italian American Foundation Ambassador magazine. Bring the entire family to enjoy and celebrate the Italian heritage with Allegro Dance Company.
For more info visit www.allegrodancecompany.net
The Cavalieri Reale Band is an energetic group of performers from Cleveland, Ohio. With a tight well-rounded sound, it is apparent that this group is a close-knit family. They have captivated audiences throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Maryland, and have also performed in Niagara Falls and Toronto Canada. Whether it is and Italian Folk song, a Neapolitan love song, or one of today's contemporary hits, The Cavalieri Reale Band will surely entertain you. Their happy music will bring an added beat to your heart, an extra hop to your step, and a smile to your face. It's no wonder, they are considered by many to be Ohio's premiere Italian dance and show band.
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Gli Italiani is a group of young energetic Italian boys doing what they do best, playing music together. They play a wide variety of music including old Italian folk songs, newer Italian hits, popular American music and more. They will surely have a crowd dancing and having fun all night long. The band members are a close group of long-time friends including Andrew on accordion, keyboards, and lead vocals, Anthony on bass and vocals, Matt on guitar and vocals, and David on drums and vocals.
Find Gli Italiani on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/gliitalianiband/
Tuscan Trio’s instrumental music performance creates the mood and feel of Italy. Inspired by musicians who can be found strolling the cafés of Italy, Tuscan Trio plays beautiful, romantic music that transports you to the peaceful cafes along the cobblestone streets of the old country. Grab some cavatelli, pizza or gelato, then sit and relax to the sounds of Tuscan Trio in the midst of our Italian Festival.
More info on Tuscan Trio at http://tuscantrio.com
Nashville married couple Analisa and John Gallo perform as a music duo, combining many of their musical influences and covering a wide variety of styles. Whether they are playing a modern or a classic hit, John’s world music background and Analisa’s rich vocal tone create a truly unique sound.
Analisa and John’s musical chemistry was sparked in 2016 when they met at a band rehearsal in Nashville. Since then, they have performed across many states playing in a country band opening for artists like Rascal Flatts and Old Dominion. They have also performed as their own duo at the Opryland Resort in Nashville, Blue Heaven in Key West, and Palatine Park in West Virginia, to name a few.
Analisa and John are both proudly Italian and value the traditions that have been passed down through generations. In 2016, John was invited to play with Il Divo at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. Having grown up on Italian opera and crooners like Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, their love for Italian music is deeply ingrained and cherished.
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