Festa Italiana favorite won't perform due to health issues

Festa Italiana favorite won't perform due to health issues

By Jay Sorgi. CREATED Jul 17, 2013

MILWAUKEE - One of the annual favorite pieces of one of America's largest Italian-themed events won't be performing at the festival this year.

Two days before Festa Italiana was set to begin along Milwaukee's lakefront, the organization tweeted this news:

Contino, a noted accordion performer, was to make his 33rd appearance in the 35 years of the festival.