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Ravinia Festival Tickets for 2022 Summer Season

Ravinia Festival Tickets for 2022 Summer Season
Set your alarm! Tickets go on sale starting at 8 am., tomorrow, May 4, for Ravinia Festival. 2022 summer season, which runs from May 20 through September 18. No more long lines at the box office Grab a cuppa coffee, your computer or phone and go online. Tickets to all summer concerts can be purchased here or... Read more »

Ravinia Festival lineup for 2022 summer season

Ravinia Festival lineup for 2022 summer season
North America’s oldest outdoor music festival, Ravinia Festival is back for 2022 with a stellar mix of performers, special events and performances kicking off May 20 through September 18. The festival offers something for everyone ranging from global music, jazz, country, and hip-hop, to indie rock, pop and family shows. The full season lineup was... Read more »

Ravinia Festival is back: Here’s the 2021 Schedule

Ravinia Festival is back: Here’s the 2021 Schedule
Once again after a year silenced by the pandemic, the sound of music will be heard at Ravinia starting July 1. The 2021 programming schedule will feature 64 concerts with Ravinia’s signature mix of genres, includig classical, jazz, rock & pop, Broadway, Country, Dance, Family programs and more. “More than ever before, we look forward... Read more »
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Ravinia Festival: A GO for 2021

Ravinia Festival: A GO for 2021
Let the music begin   Ravinia Festival announced today that it will be reopening for 2021. The 2021 season will be a little shorter than past years with opening day set for July. In addition, the fest will embrace safety regulations pertaining to COVID-19. But its signature mix of classical, popular, and chamber music programming will... Read more »

Andrew Bird livestream concert benefits Ravinia Festival

Andrew Bird livestream concert benefits Ravinia Festival
Who’s missing Ravinia Festival? Maybe not the traffic or the extra stop on the Metra, but certainly the music, the performers and the alfresco dining. Ravinia is inviting creative types and music lovers to picnic at home tonight (June 28) and enjoy the sounds of Andrew Bird as he streams his “Performance Now! concert live from... Read more »

Breaking news: Ravinia announces its 2020 season canceled due to the Covid pandemic

Breaking news: Ravinia announces its 2020 season canceled due to the Covid pandemic
Sad news out of Highland Park this morning. Ravinia has canceled its entire 2020 season due to the Covid pandemic. The festival which is a rite of summer for thousands has operated continually since its 1904 opening except for 1932–1935, when the park was silenced by the Great Depression. Ravinia made the decision to cancel... Read more »
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Ravinia Festival announces 2020 season schedule

Ravinia Festival announces 2020 season schedule
At this point, Ravinia Festival is going full steam ahead with their summer season, hoping that by opening day, May 30, the COVID-19 pandemic will be in the rear view mirror. In that regard the Festival released the following statement: It’s difficult to anticipate what impact the disease may have on our 2020 season, which... Read more »

Ravinia Festival Post Summer Season: BGH Classics bring music to Ravinia year round

Ravinia Festival Post Summer Season: BGH Classics bring music to Ravinia year round
Economically priced 14-concert series boasts two artist debuts, 29 festival premiere performances, and a tribute to Stephen Sondheim’s 90th birthday Just as the  Ravinia festival’s summer season is winding down, CEO Welz Kauffman has just announced an extensive lineup of post-summer BGH Classics concerts that will take place October 5 through May 9 in the 450-seat... Read more »

Ravinia Festival: Highlights of the 2019 summer season

Ravinia Festival: Highlights of the 2019 summer season
The sounds of summer will be here before we know it with some of the best sounds coming from the Ravinia Festival that opens on May 31. Overview Visitors can choose from more than 140 events from May 31 through September 15.  More than 70 artists will debut and there will be 50 festival premieres,... Read more »
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A sneak peek and guide to Ravinia's new dining pavilion

Ravinia Dining Pavilion. Photo: Carole Kuhrt-Brewer
The skies were gray, the winds were blowing but spirits were high at last Thursday’s Hard Hat preview of Ravinia’s new Dining Pavilion. Originally built in 2007, the Pavilion has undergone a major rejuvenation by architect Michael Barnes of Wight & Company with the interior design by Mark Knauer of Knauer Incorporated. The new Dining Pavilion, run by Levy Restaurants... Read more »
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