Just a quick note to let you all know that SHADES OF SINATRA (Larry Liso, Ryan Baker, Lisa Smith, and special guest Bruce Hammond) will be the HEADLINING, featured entertainment at the 8th Annual San Gennaro Feast, March 23-25, 2012, at the Turf Paradise Race Track parking lot in Phoenix, AZ. Please let your AZ friends know we’ll be in the area! Here is all the important info:
The 8th Annual San Gennaro Feast will take place March 21-25, 2012, at the Turf Paradise Race Track parking lot in Phoenix. The festival celebrating the spirit of San Gennaro features more than 50 restaurant food vendors, over 50 amusement rides plus a 250-foot sling shot ride, games midway, specialty vendors, and complimentary entertainment coordinated and hosted by “Las Vegas Ambassador of Entertainment” Tony Sacca.
March 21-25, 2012 (Shades of Sinatra will be there March 23-25 only)
Wednesday – Thursday 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Friday 4 p.m. – midnight
Saturday 11 a.m. – midnight
Sunday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Turf Paradise Race Track parking lot
1501 West Bell Road & 15th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85023
More than 50 food vendors. Food is traditional Italian fare including: Italian Sausage, Peppers and Sautéed Onions, Fried Calamari, Linguine and Clams, Shrimp Scampi, Baked Clams, Pizza, Ravioli, Italian Fried Dough, Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches, Funnel Cake, Pasta, Pasta and more Pasta.
Amusement Rides – More than 50 Amusement rides and Games.
POP – Pay One Price to ride all rides endlessly
$25 Wednesday – Thursday / $28 Friday-Sunday
Moms ride free on all Butler Amusement Rides (value $25) on Wednesday, March 21 (opening night)
Dads ride free on all Butler Amusement Rides (value $25) on Thursday, March 22
The Traditional Italian Procession will start at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 22 at 7 p.m. with Father Vincent J. Mesi, OFM from St. Mary’s Basilica giving the blessing over The Feast and featuring the Knights of Columbus Color Guard, U.S. Military Color Guard, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, City Dignitaries along with Grand Marshal master organist and Phoenix resident “Papa” John DeFrancesco and Grand Lady Lena Prima. The Italian National Anthem will be sung by Ciro Giorgio.
Complimentary entertainment will run from 4 p.m. until closing with Las Vegas TV personality/entertainer Tony Sacca hosting and performing along with Las Vegas’ finest entertainers. HEADLINING ACTS to include: Lena Prima – daughter of legendary Louis Prima (Wednesday & Thursday) and Shades of Sinatra (Friday – Sunday)! Other entertainers so far will include: Amanda Kaiser and Joelle Ricketti; John Garafalo with a tribute to great Italian tenors; “King of Italian Music” Tony DeBruno; Ciro Giorgio; Philly Cuzz; DJ Eddie; and Night Time Band.
4:00 – 5:00 DJ Eddie
5:00 – 5:30 Philly Cuzz (Doo Wop, Classic Rock ‘n’ Roll)
5:30 – 6:30 Ciro Giorgio direct from Naples, Italy
6:30 – 7:30 Tony DeBruno – King of Italian Music
7:30 – 10 p.m. Tony Sacca and Top Line Performers
Until Closing Night Time Band and DJ Eddie (dancing)
$8 for adults / $7 for seniors and military at the door
Children 54 inches and under are free
For group rates, call 602-993-5820 during regular business hours.