Mount Carmel Basilica hosts second concert to replace annual festival

Jul 26, 2021 266

Mount Carmel Basilica hosted its Italian fest Sunday evening in a different way. Normally, the fest is held in the church’s parking lot. When the event was planned in January, the church wanted to be safe with the pandemic. So instead, they held a concert in the church’s event center for their parishioners.

“Monsignor wanted to bring people back in some sort of small event. So, he decided to have Dom Tocco perform tonight,” said festival chairman Scott Schulick. This was the second concert in place of the festival. It had a limited capacity of 350 people and sold out in just under two weeks.

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