Renowned Italian singer, songwriter, film director and author Luciano Ligabue caps a record breaking quarter-century career with his first-ever concert appearances on the American continent.   Taking off from Manhattan's Terminal 5 on October 19th, the iconic performer makes stops in Los Angeles (October 22nd at the Whisky a Go Go) and San F...

Date: Friday, September 25, 2015 Hours: 6.30 PM Venue: IIC Organized by: IIC and Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra (LAV) In collaboration with: Theatre Raymond Kabbaz Maestro Carlo Ponti gives a preview lecture featuring Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra (LAV) musicians for the ensemble's exciting debut in LA at the Theatre Raymond Kabbaz on Septemb...

by Kelly-Jane Cotter   Frank Sinatra was born 100 years ago, on Dec. 12, 1915. But no dust has collected on his life's work. Sinatra's music remains as vibrant and fresh as in his heyday. Born and raised in Hoboken, Francis Albert Sinatra grew up to become royalty in New York, Palm Springs, Miami, Las Vegas and Hollywood.  ...

di Maurita Cardone   Chi ha detto che l'Italia esporta solo opera? Venerdì sera, al Cielo, locale culto del Meatpacking district, si esibisce un'icona italiana della musica da discoteca, Claudio Coccoluto. Trenta anni di musica house alle spalle e ancora tanta voglia di diffondere queste sonorità, che, dice, "sono un linguaggio globale di ag...

By Liliana Rosano Clive Davis, il guru della musica americana, talent scout di cantanti come Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera e Alicia Keys, ha definito la sua voce incantevole. Giada Valenti, rappresenta la voce della musica italiana leggera e melodica negli Stati Uniti e non solo.   Veneta di nascita (Portogruaro, Venezia), romana e tr...

Jerry Vale, the popular Italian-American velvet-voiced crooner, has died at his California home. He was 83.   Vale, who had been in declining health, died Sunday at his Palm Desert house surrounded by family and friends, family attorney Harold J. Levy said in a statement.   Read more   Source: http://iajournal.com  ...

An exclusive performance of classically trained Maestro Gabriele Ciampi conducting his CentOrchestra was held at the Italian Cultural Institute on Thursday, June 5, under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles.   Featuring an 18 piece orchestra and 3 soloists from Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome, the concert presented Ga...

No need to board a plane for Italy's Venezia: Italia in Ohio is bringing Carnevale to Columbus on Sunday March 2, 2014.   Carnevale, the Italian pre-Lent festival of food and frivolity, is a tradition dating back a millennium and includes parties, music, exquisite Venetian cooking, and above all the masked balls. This year the Refectory Rest...

While the world is still savoring French President François Hollande's affair with Julie Gayet, his predecessor, Nicolas Sarkozy, is launching a charm offensive in New York with his arresting wife, Carla Bruni. Vocalist and guitarist Bruni is performing at Town Hall on West 43rd Street on Thursday.The Italian-born former model released her fourth...

Promette tre ore di musica in cui intende ripercorrere la sua carriera che è una vera enciclopedia della musica, dal jazz al reggae e al pop. Il chitarrista e produttore Fabrizio Sotti si esibirà il 4 giugno all'Highline Ballroom, unico italiano in programma al Blue Note Jazz Festival, giunto alla quarta edizione.   "Fabrizio Sotti & Fri...