Joe Piscopo and Friends featuring Il Volo Celebrate Frank Sinatra’s 100th Birthday


Contact: Elissa Ruffino, 202-939-3106,


WHAT: Live entertainment, dancing and an open bar are part of the evening’s entertainment.

WHERE:  The Marriott Ballroom
The Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, D.C.

WHEN: Friday, October 16, 2015
Doors Open at 9 p.m.; Show at 9:30 p.m. to morning (1:30 a.m. last call)

COST:  $200 includes open bar

DRESS:  Cocktail attire

RSVP:  To purchase tickets, contact Xavier Atizol at, 202-939-3100 or call 202-387-0600

Back by popular demand, the Foundation’s Friday evening extravaganza is part of NIAF’s 40th Anniversary Gala Weekend. Join SNL legend, NIAF Celebrity Ambassador, actor, entertainer and radio host Joe Piscopo and guest star Danny Aiello, including Il Volo, the award-winning Italian music trio, for a celebration of Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday. Piscopo will honor the legacy of Frank Sinatra with the crooner’s celebrated melodies from his songbook.


The powerhouse pop opera group featuring Il Volo tenors Piero Barone and Ignazio Boscetto, and baritone Gianluca Ginoble will be performing this evening and during the Gala Weekend.

Meet renowned mixologist Gina Chersevani, owner of Buffalo and Bergen, who along with an all-star roster of the nation’s top Italian American bartenders, will create signature NIAF cocktails for the evening, available at four mixing stations.

Special to the evening is live and silent auctions including Italian luxury items and trips to Italy. For a complete list of events and activities, visit

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the heritage and culture of Americans of Italian descent.