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More Hot Summer Nights at Ravinia in August

By Urbanmatter Chicago @UMatterChicago

Here’s What’s Happening at Ravinia This Month

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Summer’s hotter than ever at Ravinia. With stellar shows all season long, August continues to bring concert-lovers the best live music experience in the Chicagoland area.

Ready for another month of great live music acts under a relaxed setting that offers the best of Chicago summer nights? We certainly are.

Here are Ravinia’s August highlights:

Musical Acts

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Photo Credit: Chicago Parent

  • August 4 – Tony Bennett
  • August 5 – Darius Rucker
  • August 6 – Mancini & Moon River
  • August 11 & 12 – Santana
  • August 18 & 19 – Lord of the Rings in Concert
  • August 25 – Alanis Morissette
  • August 29 – Lifehouse Switchfoot

The Ravinia season runs through September 17. Order your pavilion or lawn tickets now for these hot shows at this popular Highland Park Music Festival. Call 847-266-5100 or visit

Picnic in the Park

Bring your own dinner and wine, buy your sides at Ravinia Market, or dine at Mirabelle, Ravinia’s famous Chef’s Table with its gourmet selections. Cue the regular Ravinia goers with their portable picnic table, rolling cooler, candles, and tons of food. Specialty coffees, beer, wine and more are available from the FanFare carts right in the park.

Getting There

No wheels? No prob. The Ravinia Music Festival is just 30 minutes from downtown Chicago. Take the Union Pacific North Metra line, which leaves from Ogilvie Transportation Center. The train stops right at the front gate to Ravinia. Visit for the complete schedule.

418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

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