You wouldn’t knowing it looking out the window today, but summer is not that far off in the distance. I can’t think of a better place to spend a beautiful summer night, than at Ravinia. Schedules came out for 2016. Who are you going to go see?
FROM: The Libertyville Patch
Written by Tim Moran
HIGHLAND PARK, IL – The stars will shine upon Highland Park once again this summer.
Paul Simon, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Diana Ross and Tony Bennett will lead another star-stacked lineup at Ravinia Festival during the summer of 2016.
The popular summer concert series at the outdoor Highland Park venue was revealed early Wednesday morning on the Ravinia website.
Simon is set for a Saturday, June 18 show at the Ravinia Pavilion. Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons will play on Sunday, June 12, Diana Ross on Wednesday, July 27 and Tony Bennett – who performed the most popular Ravinia show last year with Lady Gaga – will make an encore on Saturday, August 13.
Those are just the biggest of an all-star lineup that includes several big names. Among the others are Patti LaBelle (June 23), Duran Duran (July 8), the Steve Miller Band (July 2) and the Zukerman Trio (July 28).
Bob Dylan will play on June 24.
Ravinia’s summer concert series kicks off on Thursday, June 2 with Concert Dance Inc. and concludes on Sunday, Sept. 11 with Bugs Bunny at the Symphony.