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See the Full Schedule: Ravinia Adds New Shows to 2019 Lineup

The popular suburban venue announced it was adding at least eight new performers to the jam-packed list of summer concerts

Ravinia has added several new shows to its 2019 lineup, just days before tickets to the coveted venue go on sale. 

The popular suburban venue announced it was adding at least eight new performers to the jam-packed list of summer concerts. 

Among the artists joining the acts will be Melissa Etheridge and George Thorogood, Lenny Kravitz, Mary J. Blige, Buckcherry, Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul & Mary, Rick Springfield and Richard Marx and others. 

More than 140 events were already on the calendar at the iconic Highland Park venue.

Ravinia released its full schedule in March, featuring classical music, some of the biggest names in music, plus performances of iconic movie scores. 

Tickets are set to go on sale May 7 for May, June and July concerts and on May 8 for August and Septemeber shows. 

For more information on the festival’s attractions or to purchase tickets, visit Ravinia’s website. The full concert schedule is as follows:

May 31, 7 p.m.: Ramsey Lewis & Urban Knights | Philip Bailey | John Pizzarelli Trio | Ann Hampton Callaway

June 1, 7 p.m.: Tash Sultana | Pierce Brothers

June 6, 7:30 p.m.: Rob Thomas | Abby Anderson

June 7, 8 p.m.: Josh Groban

June 8, 7:30 p.m.: John Prine | Tyler Childers

June 9, 5 p.m.: Bobby McFerrin & The SpiritYouAll Band | Chicago Children’s Choir

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June 11, 7:30 p.m.: Lionel Richie

June 12, 7:30 p.m.: Lionel Richie

June 13, 7 p.m.: Lake Street Dive | The Wood Brothers

June 14, 6:30 p.m.: Buddy Guy | Blues Traveler | Shemekia Copeland

June 15, 7 p.m.: Rick Springield and Richard Marx

June 16, 7 p.m.: Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey

June 21, 8:30 p.m.: Tony Bennett | Antonia Bennett

June 22, 8 p.m.: Classic Albums Live performing Fleetwood Mac's Rumours

June 23, 7 p.m.: Melissa Etheridge and George Thorogood & The Destroyers

June 26, 7 p.m.: The Stars of the Peking Acrobats

June 28, 7:30 p.m.: Little Big Town | Jillian Jacqueline

June 29, 7:30 p.m.: Counting Crows

June 30, 7:30 p.m.: Sugarland

July 1, 7:30 p.m.: Steve Miller Band |  Matt Andersen

July 2 8 p.m.: T.I.

July 6, 7 p.m.: Michael McDonald | Chaka Khan

July 7, 7:30 p.m. Ravinia Festival Orchestra

July 9, 7:30 p.m.: Maxwell

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July 10, 7:30 p.m.: Lady Antebellum

July 12, 8 p.m.: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

July 13, 7:30 p.m.: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

July 14, 6 p.m.: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

July 20, 8 p.m.: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

July 21 8 p.m.: Chicago Symphony Orchestra accompanies “Ghostbusters”

July 23, 7:30 p.m.: Lyle Lovett & His Large Band

July 26, 8 p.m.: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

July 27, 7:30 p.m.: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

July 28, 8:30 p.m.: “Weird Al” Yankovic and the Ravinia Festival Orchestra

July 30, 8:30 p.m.: ABBA The Concert

Aug. 1, 8 p.m.: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Aug. 2, 8 p.m.: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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Aug. 3, 7 p.m.: Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band | The Beach Boys

Aug. 4, 7 p.m.: Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band | The Beach Boys

Aug. 7, 8 p.m.: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Aug. 9, 8 p.m.: Chicago Symphony Orchestra accompanies “On the Waterfront”

Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m.: Chicago

Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m.: Sarah McLachlan | Ravinia Festival Orchestra

Aug. 13, 6:30 p.m.: Nickelback | Buckcherry

Aug. 14, 6:30 p.m.: Nickelback | Buckerry

Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m.: Pentatonix | Rachel Platten

Aug. 16, 8:30 p.m.: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

Aug. 17, 11 a.m.: Laurie Berkner

Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m.: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Aug. 18, 5 p.m.: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Aug. 19, 8 p.m.: Lucerne Symphony Orchestra

Aug. 20, 8 p.m.: Lucerne Symphony Orchestra

Aug. 23, 8 p.m.: Sting

Aug. 24, 8 p.m.: Sting

Aug. 26, 8 p.m.: The Knights

Aug. 28, 8 p.m.: The Knights

Aug. 29, 8:30 p.m.: Michael Feinstein | Christine Ebersole

Aug. 30, 6:30 p.m.: O.A.R. | American Authors | Rozzi

Aug. 31, 6 p.m.: Queen Latifah | Common

Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m.: Steely Dan

Sept. 2, 7:30 p.m.: Steely Dan

Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m.: Lenny Kravitz

Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m.: Kesha

Sept. 13, 8 p.m.: Mary J. Blige

Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m.: Morrissey | Interpol

Sept. 15, 6 p.m.: Chicago Philharmonic accompanies “Coco”

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