The Zucchero show, originally scheduled for October 13th, 2021 at Revolution Hall (1300 SE Stark St #203, Portland, OR), has been rescheduled to September 27th, 2022. All original tickets will be honored on the new date. Zucchero, Adelmo Fornaciari was born in Roncocesi (Reggio Emilia - ITALY) on September 25th 1955. His family then moved to Forte...

When: Sat, October 1, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT - Where: Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Boulevard, Queens, NY 11373. Italian Charities of America and Arba Sicula have collaborated to bring you a wonderful evening filled with Sicilian culture and music. Join us on Saturday, October 1st from 6:00pm from 9:00pm at Italian Charities...

Thursday, September 29, 2022. 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT. I AM Books - 124 Salem Street - Boston, MA 02113. This is a ticketed event with limited seating. Please purchase your tickets here. Join I AM Books for an evening of traditional and modern Sicilian music with I Beddi! "Di folk in folk" is a performance with sounds, songs, lyrics and tales belongi...

Emiliano Ricciardi, associate professor of music history, has been awarded a three-year, $224,688 Digital Advancement Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for his Tasso in Music Project. The full list of grant recipients is available here.  Led by Ricciardi and realized in collaboration with Stanford University and a team of s...

Charles Anthony Bernard Graci, better known to the world as ‘CHARLIE GRACIE,’ was born on May 14th, 1936 in South Philadelphia to Santo (‘Sam’) and Mary Graci (nee Cappizzi), both first generation Sicilian-Americans. Charlie has been making music for 71 years. He was the first Rock n’ roll Star to arise from South Philadelphia. In 1946 at the age o...

Andrea Bocelli’s first holiday album, “My Christmas,” was one of the best-selling albums of 2009, making the celebrated tenor synonymous with the season. Now, he’s truly making the season a family affair. Bocelli, 63, will release his new album, “A Family Christmas,” on Oct. 21. He's joined on the record by his son Matteo, 24, and daughter Virginia...

Giuseppe Verdi was born on Oct. 10, 1813, in Busseto (Parma) which was then a part of the French Empire. He came from a humble beginning. His mother was a seamstress and his father was employed as a clerk. The organist at his church befriended him at a young age and taught him how to play the piano. At the age of 15, in 1828, he wrote and performed...

  “My uncle was a professor of music in Italy. When he came over, he taught the family music instruments and singing....that's how I got started,” he says. Ferrari, who was born in 1920, worked for 30 years as a plant engineer at Grumman while pursuing his love of music. He played with big bands and swing bands in New Orleans and various clubs on l...

From arias to anthems, standards to stadium rock, Diva Montell takes almost any musical style and makes it her own. Blessed with a powerful soprano voice, Montell’s talents brought her to a crossroads early in her career when she had to weigh what was in her heart against the expectations of others. That journey began at birth. “Yes, I was born wit...

Thursday, September 22 at 7 PM. Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, 261 Mott Street, New York, NY 10012. Tickets here. We are celebrating Italian heritage and the San Gennaro festival in Little Italy with two exciting musical events. After a triumphant Erben organ recital in January 2022, we are delighted to once again host Italian artist Euge...