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It's the last day to party at the Mercer County Italian American Festival. How about a little jazz to start your day?Simona De Rosa, the award-winning singer and composer, appears Sunday at 1:30 pm on the Investors Bank Stage. Born in Napoli, Italy and now living in New York City, Ms De Rosa has established herself in the NY jazz scene with two albums to her credit. Her repertoire includes jazz, pop, and Neapolitan music

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BRAG Band, Boss Radio AM Gold
Remember when listening to the radio was fun? Remember when the boss jocks were the king of the radio dial? Remember how excited you got when one of your favorite chart topping smash hits came on your transistor radio?  Well get ready to bring back those memories with the Boss Radio AM Gold  The BRAG Band recreates the boss radio experience. From our boss jock “hitting the post” on song introductions to facts about the records and the artists the BRAG Band will have you grooving to your favorite AM Radio Gold Hits !! The BRAG Band is comprised of 10 members who excel in harmony, vocals, guitar, keyboard, bass, percussion, drums and of course, the Boss DJ.  Rachel Rossco, Lead Harmony, vocals, Stephanie Green Kenibrew, Lead Harmony, vocals, Darry (LB)Gibson, Lead/Harmony vocals, Robert “Bud” Belvsio Guitar/Keyboards, Mario Dibartolo, Guitar, Steve Guarino, Guitar, Bass,Percussion, Danny “Rock On” Coleman, Percussion.Boss DJ, Vince Civil,  Keyboards/Bass/Guitar, Chuck Calcese, Drums Lead Harmony, Frank Clayton, Bass/Guitar, Lead Harmony
Eric - Singer of Legends
Performing more than 200 shows annually, Eric is very quickly becoming a popular addition to Concert schedules throughout the Eastern US. Appearing in theaters, casino showrooms and community shows for the 55+ aged audience, his schedule keeps him continually touring and having the time of his life on the road.Eric started singing at the age of 6 and recalls trying to sound exactly like the voices he heard on the radio. He says, "It's the only way I know how to sing. I've never had vocal lessons, so I just learn the songs by listening and mimicking. Of course, this means I've picked up not only the good habits, but the bad habits as well, from history's most popular singers!"Eric's continually growing repertoire consists of more than 100 legendary singers and their greatest hit songs. A typical hour-long performance allows for showcasing up to 40 unique artists, and your show will be customized to your specific audience. Everyone in attendance is made to feel that the show was an incredible 
Joe D's Rockin Oldies Band
Joe D's Rockin Oldies Band Joey on vocals and drums, Bobby on guitar, Glenn vocalist. We go back to the early days of high school, playing at school dances and gatherings. Entertaining up to present day throughout the tri-state area at restaurants, bars, night clubs. Donating our services to charity functions for various charities such as St. Jude Children’s hospital, Deborah hospital,  Autism, our Veterans, and church organizations. We enjoy performing music of the 50s & 60's. Keeping the music of Doo Wop alive. The response of our audiences is overwhelming. They keep our beloved music alive
No Way Out
No Way Out is a six member classic rock cover band that has been entertaining throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania, playing clubs, and private affairs since 2004. Features include both male and female lead vocalist accompanied by a multi-keyboardist, guitarist, bassist, and drummer.  The musicians have combined live performance experience in excess pf 2.500 gigs.  Popular artists covered by No Way Out include: Heart, Janis Joplin, Joe Cocker, Journey, Led Zeppelin, Melissa Etheridge, Rolling Stones, Sheryl Crow, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Tom Petty and ZZ Top.
Simona De Rosa - Jazz Music
Vocalist Simona De Rosa was born in Napoli, the City that gave her the passion for music. Since her childhood she sung in different projects, from Neapolitan orchestras to pop and jazz bands. . She received formal voice and piano training.  After several musical experiences with many musicians, she moved to NYC to take a Master in Jazz Performance completed on December 2014. Through the years of studies and performances in different environment, from duo to the Big Band, Simona has developed skills that allows her to be a versatile singer. Her repertoire embrace different genres (jazz, pop, Italian songs, Neapolitan music), all unified in a unique and mature approach.In 2013, she was asked by Randall Keith Horton (latest Duke Ellington's pianist) to perform as a soloist singer for the “Duke Ellington’s Sacred concerts” at the Colden Auditorium in Queens, NYC. The next year Simona organized and produced a concert named “41st parallel” (as the parallel that links NYC to Napoli) with 60 musicians. In this occasion she was awarded by the Country Executive Ed. Mangano and from the Association of Italian American Educators for her “spirited leadership, dedication and her outstanding cultural contribution to the Italian-American Community in the USA”.    
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