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Ravinia announces stellar 2014 season

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While we're sitting under a new blanket of snow, there is a ray of hope. Ravinia has just announced its summer line up of stars and it promises to be another blockbuster summer. There are some returning acts, others fresh to the venue and a few double headers!

These are just some of the highlights. Look for John Legend’s acoustic “All of Me” Tour, June 16; OneRepublic’s “Native Summer Tour” with The Script, June 18–19; June 21; Daryl Hall & John Oates.

Jazz great Ramsey Lewis is returning June 22; James Taylor and His All-Star Band, June 26–27; 2013 country Grammy-winner Darius Rucker and Friends, June 28; Earth, Wind & Fire, July 3.

Other big names include: Crosby, Stills & Nash, July 19; Gavin DeGraw and Matt Nathanson, July 21; ; the music of ABBA performed by Arrival from Sweden, Aug. 17; and Train, Aug. 22–23. In September, The Moody Blues make an appearance, Sept. 4–5; Carrie Underwood with the Ravinia Festival Orchestra, Sept. 6–7.

Tickets go on sale April 24. Ravinia’s 2014 season is dubbed “Summer of Love/Season of Stars, ”in their 110th year and features 47 festival debuts, four world premieres and the 78th summer residency of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Visit Ravinia’s newly redesigned website to check out the full season or print a one-page “season-at-a-glance” now. For information, visit



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