Wednesday October 26th 2016

Ravinia- 2014

raviniaposterAs the calendar makes its move towards Memorial Day, 2014, our thoughts turn to the upcoming”  Season Of Stars – Summer of Love” at the Historic Ravinia Festival in Highland Park.  While Ravinia itself has been around for many years, it was only back in 1989 that the Ravinia Associates Board first convened and since that year, the shows and talent have become world renowned.


Most of the Pavilion seats have been reduced to make the pleasure of attending Ravinia more affordable and many of the lawn seats are priced at only $10 ( less than a movie ticket), There are a great many concerts:

John Legend  June 16th

Daryl Hall & John Oates- June 29th

ABBA, appearing August 17th ABBA, appearing August 17th

Lerner & Lowe-  July 2oth

Heart/Vintage Trouble  August 3rd

Tony Bennett, August 16th

Don Giovanni  August 14th and 15th

Takas String Quartet   August 11th and 13th

Alexy Zuev Sept.2nd

Surf and Soul- The Beach Boys and Temptations August 26th

James Taylor  June 26th

Mandy Patinkin and Nathan Gunn  July 6th

Willie Nelson  July 12th

Movie night “West Side Story” July 17th and 18th

July 28th Russian Rapture with Denis Matsuev

Classic Movie themes by the CSO  August 11th

Yitzchak Perlman- August 18th

Lots of children’s programs and oh so much more. To see the entire round-up and to purchase your tickets, visit where you can also make reservations for some of Ravinia’s unique dining experiences.. Speaking of dining, guess what you will find at Ravinia on September 20th- Food Network in Concert at Ravinia featuring John Mayer, Twin Forks and Raul Midon! cooking demos,wine and food tastings, talent meet and greets. As I have said over the years, Ravinia brings to its grounds and stages something for everyone, no matter your age, your ethnicity, your taste in music, you will find something during their season that will appeal to your liking and they will make sure that you have an evening to hold dear in your memories.

again- check out or call 847-66-5100  Tickets go on sale May 19th- so Hurry!

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