Måneskin have teased a new ‘On The Road’ YouTube series that will allow fans to see behind-the-scenes footage and backstage action from their tour shows and festival slots. The Italian rockers announced on August 8 that the first episode of their new series will land today, and shared a short teaser in the process. “You wanted some behind the scene...

There will be a new Star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame: that of the great Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti, who died in 2007 at the age of 71. As usual, the Star will be assigned by Hollywood’s Chamber of Commerce. The unveiling ceremony is scheduled for August 24, 2022 at 11:30 am (PDT) at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard, with live broadcasting on walkoffam...

There are 1,970 pipes, 50 “speaking” stops, 34 pipe “ranks” and even 12 tiny bells, but the 3D musical jigsaw puzzle being pieced together by a team of Italian craftsmen inside Notre Dame Seminary Chapel will coalesce in a pipe organ that both honors the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ French heritage and produces a resonant sound matched to the chapel...

In 2015 I attended my first National Italian American Foundation Gala in Washington, DC. Somewhat intimidated by the size of the venue, the 2,000 hosts in tuxedos or evening gowns, and the importance of those in attendance, I discovered that at my table were CEOs and managers of the highest caliber, with their respective spouses.  My surprise was g...

After a two-year pandemic hiatus, the "De Cecco Little Italy Festival of Rochester, NY," will mark its triumphant return to downtown Rochester on August 20th at Parcel 5, to celebrate the National Recognition recently awarded to Rochester’s historic Little Italy Neighborhood, located in the city's Jay Street and Lyell Avenue commercial corridors.  ...

The Nevada City Odd Fellows is honored to present one of the premiere acoustic guitar players on the scene today, Peppino D’Agostino on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at the Nevada City Odd Fellows Hall. As young Sicilian artist, D’Agostino left Italy over 30 years ago with the dream of “playing with the greatest guitarists.” D’Agostino has achieved his dream and...

No matter how you pronounce their name, Italian rock group Maneskin may be one of today's most famous and successful global musical acts. In 2021, the band -- made up of vocalist Damiano David, bassist Victoria De Angelis, guitarist Thomas Raggi and drummer Ethan Torchio -- won Europe's biggest song competition, Eurovision, and has been unstoppabl...

Sammy Nestico is one of the greatest contributors to the field of music of the last century, working in classical, jazz and big band. Born in Pittsburgh, he worked as a composer, orchestrator, writer, arranger, and last but not least, as an educator. Maestro Sammy Nestico fulfilled his lifetime dream. For the first time, check out this new document...

Shopping at various grocery stores in the Richmond area the early 2000s, customers might have heard a toddler singing in the cart as her mother shopped for her family. Little did they know that the young vocalist in the cereal aisle would one day be performing opera on the international stage and would release her first single recording, "Cinema Pa...

Last year Italy’s 2021 Eurovision winners, Måneskin won ‘Best Rock’ at the MTV EMAs 2021, as well as receiving two further nominations. Following the release of new single, ‘Supermodel‘, MTV have recognised their achievements in the industry once more. The VMAs are a celebration of the music video medium. As well as the chance to win the famous, “m...