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News Fri Mar 14 2008

Spring's coming! And so is Ravinia!

So it got above 50 degrees yesterday, which was awesome for those whose natural instinct is to come out of hibernation at temps above 40. Also, it's when the Ravinia Festival released their spring calendar.

Sure, you can look at the highlights they spotlighht on the main page - Robert Plant and Allson Krauss, Feist, Willie Nelson - but they make it almost impossible to look at one big list of shows, choosing to make you go through the calendar list view. If you page through the months (June, July, August, September, for your quick-click pleasure), odds are you'll find something to your liking. Issac Hayes. Donna Summer. The Backstreet Boys. Kenny Loggins. UB40. Dave Brubeck and Ramsey Lewis. And with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra making Ravinia their summer home, they'll be out there, too.

Getting there is easy, tickets are affordable, and the experience is unique. Tickets officially go on sale April 17th, so it gives you some time to plan out your summer outdoor concertgoing.

 
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