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Ravinia Festival's hot list & ticket information for 2017

Ravinia Festival's hot list & ticket information for 2017
Ravinia Festival, North America’s oldest music festival, released its line-up for their 2017 today featuring more than 140 events from June 3 through September 17, 2017. Tickets are available to donors beginning March 22 and go on sale to the general public on May 9, exclusively, here. Hot tickets for 2017 include John Legend in... Read more »

Seeing Train & Grammer at Ravinia Festival with fresh eyes

Seeing Train & Grammer at Ravinia Festival with fresh eyes
The energy level at Friday and Saturday’s Ravinia Festival concerts featuring Andy Grammer opening for rock band Train was non-stop. The party in the Pavilion atmosphere had the audiences on their feet during the better part of both performances. Performing for a sold-out Chicago crowd, both Train and Grammer delivered the high energy, physical performances... Read more »

Tony Bennett: Still sexy at 90

Tony Bennett: Still sexy at 90
The good life, seems to be part of Tony Bennett’s genes. Once again after 47 years of performances at Ravania Festival, the legendary singer brought the packed house to its feet with his contagious charm and classic songs. His vocal prowess perfectly in tact. His energy belying his years. And his vocal projection–that some attribute to... Read more »
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Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Cheek to Cheek at Ravinia

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Cheek to Cheek at Ravinia
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett transported the Ravinia Festival crowd to “Heaven” this Friday and Saturday evening at two-sold-out concerts with their inspired renditions of jazz classics. Even unseasonably cold weather and pouring down rain couldn’t dampen the spirit of Friday night’s audience. And when things heated up on Saturday night–the pair got an equally... Read more »

Ravinia Ticket Sales to General Public: What’s Hot, What’s Sold Out

Ravinia Ticket Sales to General Public: What’s Hot, What’s Sold Out
Another sign of summer. Ravinia tickets to the general public go on sale tomorrow, Tuesday, April 28. Gaga (tickets) are gone-gone while many other of Ravinia’s hottest tickets are going fast. Why, you may ask, when ticket sales don’t open until tomorrow? Ravinia, a not-for-profit, gives their financial supporters first shot at purchasing tickets–well over... Read more »

Ravinia Festival Hot List for 2015

Ravinia Festival Hot List for 2015
There’s something for everyone at Ravinia Festival, Chicago’s popular summer concert extravaganza under the stars.  North America’s oldest and seemingly its most diverse music festival, that has been compared to an outdoor Carnegie Hall, kicks off its 2015 season on June 13th (through September 12th). Whether sitting on the expansive lawn, under a canopy of... Read more »
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BMW Championship Week in Lake Forest: A Guide to Happenings Nearby

BMW Championship Week in Lake Forest: A Guide to Happenings Nearby
Celebrity sightings are a given this week in and around the usually quiet enclave of Lake Forest.  With all the top players including Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Luke Donald here for the BMW Championship, from Monday, September 9 through Sunday, September 15, along with the big name media from literally around the world, famous spectators... Read more »

June Festival and Events Calendar: 25 Things to do in Chicago June 6 to June 11

June Festival and Events Calendar: 25 Things to do in Chicago June 6 to June 11
Chicago’s summer is moving full speed ahead with many of the city’s favorite fests and other summer events returning this weekend. Hopefully things warm up by Saturday for the World’s Naked Bike Ride and all the other great  outdoor activities, but if not, Show Me Chicago has included some indoor events in this week’s 25.... Read more »

Ravinia Festival Announces 2013 Season: Jackson Browne, Sting, Sheryl Crow and more.

Ravinia Festival Announces 2013 Season: Jackson Browne, Sting, Sheryl Crow and more.
Ravinia Festival has released their line-up for 2013 season. Some of the names coming to the summer outdoor extravaganza include:  Jewel, Sting, Judy Collins, Joan Baez, Indigo Girls, Gary Sinise, BoDeans, Jackson Browne…and that’s only part of the list for June. The fest opens June 6 and continues through September 8. Tickets to all Ravinia... Read more »
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Ten Hottest Tickets for Ravinia Festival 2012: Santana, Train and More.

Ten Hottest Tickets for Ravinia Festival 2012: Santana, Train and More.
Chicago, Monday, April 23, 2012.  With tickets to Ravinia Festival 2012 going on sale this Thursday, April 26 to the general public, it’s time to get your calendar in order for this summer’s must see shows. Pavilion seats to some shows are already sold out (or nearly sold out) to donors of $250 or more... Read more »