Back Alley Brass Band
Back Alley Brass Band

​Back Alley is a New Orleans style brass band based in Kansas City, MO. Blasting onto the live music scene. Back Alley has quickly become one of the most sought after groups to play in every type of venue. These high energy players have a powerful sound that makes this the perfect band to for crowds of all ages.

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Envy
Envy

CONSISTING OF SOME OF THE BEST MUSICAL TALENT IN THE REGION, ENVY IS DEDICATED TO PERFORMING SHOWS THAT GET THE FANS OUT OF THEIR SEATS AND DANCING ALL NIGHT LONG. FROM THE FIRST CHORD, TO THE SOARING VOCALS AND HAUNTING HARMONIES, THROUGH THE SOUL GROOVING BASS LINES AND THE BODY MOVING BEATS, CROWDS WILL BE ASKING FOR AN “ENCORE” EVERY TIME!

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La Banda
La Banda

La Banda has been performing Italian classics for over 40 years. They have been staples through the years at La Festa Italiana and the Santa Lucia Festival.

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Back Alley Brass Band
Back Alley Brass Band

​Back Alley is a New Orleans style brass band based in Kansas City, MO. Blasting onto the live music scene. Back Alley has quickly become one of the most sought after groups to play in every type of venue. These high energy players have a powerful sound that makes this the perfect band to for crowds of all ages.

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98th Annual Festival

Entertainment Schedule

Rotella's Italian Bakery Soundstage

Thursday, July 21 ~ 5pm to 10pm

  • 5:30pm • Officer’s Reception

  • 7:00pm • Opening Ceremony

  • 7:30pm • Arch Lighting Ceremony

  • 8:00pm • Carmelita de la Guardia

Friday, July 22 ~ 5pm to 11pm

  • 5:00pm • Bocce Ball Tournament Starts

  • 6:00pm • Santa Lucia Festival Band

  • 7:00pm • 8th Annual Cannoli Eating Contest

  • 7:30pm • Back Alley Brass Band

Saturday, July 23 ~ Noon to 11pm

  • Noon • Italian Music

  • 4:00pm • La Banda

  • 5:30pm • Mark Morello and Bernadette Smith

  • 6:30pm • Santa Lucia Festival Band

  • 7:30pm • Envy

  • 11pm to 8am • Overnight Vigil (St Frances Cabrini)

Sunday, July 24 ~ 2pm to 9pm

  • 10:30am • Vesting of Image of S. Lucia (Cabrini)

  • 11:00am • Mass @ Saint Frances Cabrini Church     (Streamed live on YouTube & Facebook)

  • 12:00pm • Procession through Little Italy

  • 1:30pm • Generations Band

  • 4:00pm • Carmelita De la Guardia

  • 5:30pm • La Banda

  • 7:00pm • Queen Coronation (w/SLF Band)

  • 9:00pm • Benediction @ St Frances Cabrini Church

  • 9:30pm • Dance In Streets Back To Santa Lucia Hall! (Start at Cabrini)