Beyoncé | A.RICARDO / Shutterstock.com

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May 21 Sat

Dierks Bentley The king of airline boozing anthems.

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park

Dierks Bentley Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park The king of airline boozing anthems.

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May 27 Fri

Beyoncé The Formation World Tour.

Soldier Field

Beyoncé Soldier Field The Formation World Tour.

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May 28 Sat

Beyoncé The Formation World Tour.

Soldier Field

Beyoncé Soldier Field The Formation World Tour.

Of Monsters and Men | Flickr/Daniela Rupolo

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Jun 2 Thu

Chris Stapleton Kentucky comes to Chicago.

FirstMerit Bank Pavilion

Chris Stapleton FirstMerit Bank Pavilion Kentucky comes to Chicago.

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Jun 5 Sun

Dixie Chicks The controversial country trio is back at it.

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park

Dixie Chicks Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park The controversial country trio is back at it.

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Jun 6 Mon

Blonde Redhead w/ Ryley Walker Dreamy electro pop is on display from this group of non-blonde, non-redhead NYC art rockers.

Millennium Park

Blonde Redhead w/ Ryley Walker Millennium Park Dreamy electro pop is on display from this group of non-blonde, non-redhead NYC art rockers.

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Jun 9 Thu

Barenaked Ladies w/ Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark What’s that song by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark? “If You Leave”, from the Pretty In Pink soundtrack. Expect to hear it.

Ravinia

Barenaked Ladies w/ Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark Ravinia What’s that song by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark? “If You Leave”, from the Pretty In Pink soundtrack. Expect to hear it.

Date

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Jun 9 Thu

Lee Fields & the Expressions From James Brown-style funk to blues and Southern soul, this 43-year vet from North Carolina will keep you highly entertained.

Millennium Park

Lee Fields & the Expressions Millennium Park From James Brown-style funk to blues and Southern soul, this 43-year vet from North Carolina will keep you highly entertained.

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Jun 11 Sat

Steely Dan w/ Steve Winwood The finer things keep shining through.

FirstMerit Bank Pavilion

Steely Dan w/ Steve Winwood FirstMerit Bank Pavilion The finer things keep shining through.

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Jun 12 Sun

Florence & the Machine w/ Of Monsters & Men Expect millennials. Lots of them. And maybe their parents.

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park

Florence & the Machine w/ Of Monsters & Men Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park Expect millennials. Lots of them. And maybe their parents.

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Jun 13 Mon

Rodrigo Amarante Brazilian samba, anyone?

Millennium Park

Rodrigo Amarante Millennium Park Brazilian samba, anyone?

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Jun 15 Wed

Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Patti LaBelle | Flickr/Jim Fruchterman

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Jun 16 Thu

Nneka Nigerian singer/songwriter unfurls her award-winning blend of reggae, hip-hop, and soul.

Millennium Park

Nneka Millennium Park Nigerian singer/songwriter unfurls her award-winning blend of reggae, hip-hop, and soul.

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Jun 17 Fri

BoDeans Pick up lawn seats online ahead of time to avoid the $5 upcharge.

Ravinia

BoDeans Ravinia Pick up lawn seats online ahead of time to avoid the $5 upcharge.

Date

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Jun 17 Fri

Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Date

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Jun 18 Sat

Paul Simon Opening act: Garfunkel?

Ravinia

Paul Simon Ravinia Opening act: Garfunkel?

Date

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Jun 18 Sat

Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Date

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Jun 19 Sun

Flight of the Conchords Straight from 2008, Bret and Jemaine are back to make us all miss one of HBO’s most unforgettable shows even more.

Millennium Park

Flight of the Conchords Millennium Park Straight from 2008, Bret and Jemaine are back to make us all miss one of HBO’s most unforgettable shows even more.

Date

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Jun 19 Sun

Fathers Day Jazz Special With Ramsey Lewis, John Pizzarelli, Monty Alexander, Allan Harris, and Joey Alexander Trio.

Ravinia

Fathers Day Jazz Special Ravinia With Ramsey Lewis, John Pizzarelli, Monty Alexander, Allan Harris, and Joey Alexander Trio.

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Jun 20 Mon

DJ Spooky’s Rebirth of a Nation Check out a large-scale multimedia performance piece from this DC-based artist.

Millennium Park

DJ Spooky’s Rebirth of a Nation Millennium Park Check out a large-scale multimedia performance piece from this DC-based artist.

Date

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Jun 22 Wed

Seth MacFarlane No, he’s not cracking jokes. He’s singing cheesy Sinatra-style, orchestra-backed tunes from his new album No One Ever Tells You. Sigh.

Ravinia

Seth MacFarlane Ravinia No, he’s not cracking jokes. He’s singing cheesy Sinatra-style, orchestra-backed tunes from his new album No One Ever Tells You. Sigh.

Date

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Jun 22 Wed

Storm Large w/ Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Storm Large w/ Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

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Jun 23 Thu

Bad Company & Joe Walsh My Maserati does 185.

FirstMerit Bank Pavilion

Bad Company & Joe Walsh FirstMerit Bank Pavilion My Maserati does 185.

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Jun 24 Fri

Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

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Jun 24 Fri

Bob Dylan & His Band w/ Mavis Staples Fun fact: Dylan once asked Mavis Staples to marry him.

Ravinia

Bob Dylan & His Band w/ Mavis Staples Ravinia Fun fact: Dylan once asked Mavis Staples to marry him.

Date

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Jun 24 Fri

Phish It’s gonna get weird in here.

Wrigley Field

Phish Wrigley Field It’s gonna get weird in here.

Date

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Jun 25 Sat

Phish Is someone smoking pot? Better question: is anyone not?

Wrigley Field

Phish Wrigley Field Is someone smoking pot? Better question: is anyone not?

Date

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Jun 25 Sat

Jimmy Buffett w/ Huey Lewis & the News Think there will be any old men in Hawaiian shirts at this show? We’re guessing maybe one or two.

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park

Jimmy Buffett w/ Huey Lewis & the News Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park Think there will be any old men in Hawaiian shirts at this show? We’re guessing maybe one or two.

Date

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Jun 25 Sat

Gavin DeGraw w/ The Fray Piano combines with punk rock.

Ravinia

Gavin DeGraw w/ The Fray Ravinia Piano combines with punk rock.

Date

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Jun 25 Sat

Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Date

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Jun 26 Sun

Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration Warren Haynes and the Chicago Philharmonic pay tribute to Jerry Garcia.

Ravinia

Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration Ravinia Warren Haynes and the Chicago Philharmonic pay tribute to Jerry Garcia.

Date

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Jun 27 Mon

Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra The top Latin Jazz artist brings his Salsa stylings to Pritzker Pavilion.

Millennium Park

Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra Millennium Park The top Latin Jazz artist brings his Salsa stylings to Pritzker Pavilion.

Date

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Jun 29 Wed

Juho Pohjonen w/ Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Juho Pohjonen w/ Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Date

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Jun 30 Thu

James Taylor w/ Jackson Browne James Taylor was in Funny People, so we at least give him props for that.

Wrigley Field

James Taylor w/ Jackson Browne Wrigley Field James Taylor was in Funny People, so we at least give him props for that.

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Jun 30 Thu

Lower Dens One of the most underrated bands in the underrated Baltimore indie rock scene.

Millennium Park

Lower Dens Millennium Park One of the most underrated bands in the underrated Baltimore indie rock scene.

Steve Miller Band | Randy Miramontez / Shutterstock.com

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Jul 1 Fri

Indigo Girls Over 30 years of folk tunes.

Ravinia

Indigo Girls Ravinia Over 30 years of folk tunes.

Date

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Jul 1 Fri

Guns N’ Roses Axl is back! He may have broken his foot his first show on tour, but he’s still rocking out seated in Dave Grohl’s “rock throne.” Yes, this is all real.

Soldier Field

Guns N’ Roses Soldier Field Axl is back! He may have broken his foot his first show on tour, but he’s still rocking out seated in Dave Grohl’s “rock throne.” Yes, this is all real.

Date

Event

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Jul 1 Fri

Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

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Jul 2 Sat

Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Date

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Jul 2 Sat

Def Leppard w/ REO Speedwagon and Tesla We want to make fun of this show, but can’t.

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park

Def Leppard w/ REO Speedwagon and Tesla Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park We want to make fun of this show, but can’t.

Date

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Jul 2 Sat

Modest Mouse w/ Brand New Let’s hope for the early stuff from Isaac Brock and company.

FirstMerit Bank Pavilion

Modest Mouse w/ Brand New FirstMerit Bank Pavilion Let’s hope for the early stuff from Isaac Brock and company.

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Jul 2 Sat

Steve Miller Band The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame instantly regrets its decision.

Ravinia

Steve Miller Band Ravinia The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame instantly regrets its decision.

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Jul 3 Sun

Chris Cornell The Soundgarden frontman’s voice still sounds as amazing as it did on Superunknown.

Ravinia

Chris Cornell Ravinia The Soundgarden frontman’s voice still sounds as amazing as it did on Superunknown.

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Jul 4 Mon

Chick Corea Trio See the 20-time Grammy-winning pianist.

Ravinia

Chick Corea Trio Ravinia See the 20-time Grammy-winning pianist.

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Jul 7 Thu

Neil Finn of Crowded House w/ Guster The New Zealand singer/songwriter pairs up with the band every New England liberal arts major loves.

Ravinia

Neil Finn of Crowded House w/ Guster Ravinia The New Zealand singer/songwriter pairs up with the band every New England liberal arts major loves.

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Jul 8 Fri

311 w/ Matisyahu Jewish rap and Florida trailer park rock combine for one hell of an interesting evening.

FirstMerit Bank Pavilion

311 w/ Matisyahu FirstMerit Bank Pavilion Jewish rap and Florida trailer park rock combine for one hell of an interesting evening.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 8 Fri

Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Date

Event

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Jul 9 Sat

Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 8 Fri

Duran Duran Are you hungry like the wolf? Yes, yes you are.

Ravinia

Duran Duran Ravinia Are you hungry like the wolf? Yes, yes you are.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 9 Sat

Duran Duran Still hungry like the wolf? Of course you are.

Ravinia

Duran Duran Ravinia Still hungry like the wolf? Of course you are.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 9 Sat

Brantley Gilbert Country.

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park

Brantley Gilbert Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park Country.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 10 Sun

Weezer w/ Panic! at the Disco Who’s making fun of Rivers Cuomo now?

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park

Weezer w/ Panic! at the Disco Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park Who’s making fun of Rivers Cuomo now?

Date

Event

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Jul 10 Sun

Phillip Phillips w/ Matt Nathanson Soulful tunes from an American Idol winner.

Ravinia

Phillip Phillips w/ Matt Nathanson Ravinia Soulful tunes from an American Idol winner.

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Date

Event

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Jul 11 Mon

Femi Kuti + the Positive Force w/ ProbCause Afrobeat legend/son of Fela Kuti hits the stage with an up-and-coming Chicago MC.

Millennium Park

Femi Kuti + the Positive Force w/ ProbCause Millennium Park Afrobeat legend/son of Fela Kuti hits the stage with an up-and-coming Chicago MC.

Date

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Location

Jul 13 Wed

Rachel Barton Pine w/ Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Rachel Barton Pine w/ Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Date

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Jul 14 Thu

Azymuth w/ Sidewalk Chalk Brazilian rhythms and Chicago hip-hop. Nice.

Millennium Park

Azymuth w/ Sidewalk Chalk Millennium Park Brazilian rhythms and Chicago hip-hop. Nice.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 15 Fri

Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

AWOLNATION | Flickr/Claudia Heidelberger

Date

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Jul 16 Sat

Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 16 Sat

Gregg Allman w/ Peter Frampton, Blackberry Smoke, and Eddy Clearwater One helluva serious guitar collection.

FirstMerit Bank Pavilion

Gregg Allman w/ Peter Frampton, Blackberry Smoke, and Eddy Clearwater FirstMerit Bank Pavilion One helluva serious guitar collection.

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Jul 18 Mon

King Sunny Adé It’s time for Nigerian juju, people.

Millennium Park

King Sunny Adé Millennium Park It’s time for Nigerian juju, people.

Date

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Location

Jul 19 Tue

Heart w/ Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick You will heart this Heart/Blackheart team up

FirstMerit Bank Pavilion

Heart w/ Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick FirstMerit Bank Pavilion You will heart this Heart/Blackheart team up

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Event

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Jul 20 Wed

AWOLNATION w/ Death From Above 1979 “Sail” is a fine stadium anthem and all, but DFA 1979 is where the real show is at.

FirstMerit Bank Pavilion

AWOLNATION w/ Death From Above 1979 FirstMerit Bank Pavilion “Sail” is a fine stadium anthem and all, but DFA 1979 is where the real show is at.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 20 Wed

Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

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Event

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Jul 21 Thu

Bryan Adams Do what you gotta do.

FirstMerit Bank Pavilion

Bryan Adams FirstMerit Bank Pavilion Do what you gotta do.

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Jul 22 Fri

Daryl Hall & John Oates She’s a maneater. Watch out, boy, she’ll chew you up!

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park

Daryl Hall & John Oates Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park She’s a maneater. Watch out, boy, she’ll chew you up!

Date

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Jul 22 Fri

Marin Alsop w/ Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Marin Alsop w/ Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

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Jul 23 Sat

Marin Alsop w/ Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Millennium Park

Marin Alsop w/ Grant Park Orchestra Millennium Park As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 23 Sat

Coldplay A Head Full of Dreams Tour.

Soldier Field

Coldplay Soldier Field A Head Full of Dreams Tour.

Date

Event

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Jul 24 Sun

Coldplay A Head Full of Dreams Tour.

Soldier Field

Coldplay Soldier Field A Head Full of Dreams Tour.

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Jul 24 Sun

Kenny Rogers The tour is called Kenny Rogers’ Final World Tour: The Gambler’s Last Deal, so you get the feeling this might be it.

Ravinia

Kenny Rogers Ravinia The tour is called Kenny Rogers’ Final World Tour: The Gambler’s Last Deal, so you get the feeling this might be it.

Date

Event

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Jul 24 Sun

Grant Park Orchestra As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Columbus Park Refectory

Grant Park Orchestra Columbus Park Refectory As part of Grant Park Music Festival.

Date

Event

Location

Jul 25 Mon

The Jones Family Singers Texas gospel powerhouse.

Millennium Park

The Jones Family Singers Millennium Park Texas gospel powerhouse.

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Jul 26 Tue

Goo Goo Dolls w/ Collective Soul Does it get more ‘90s than this?

FirstMerit Bank Pavilion

Goo Goo Dolls w/ Collective Soul FirstMerit Bank Pavilion Does it get more ‘90s than this?

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Jul 27 Wed

Diana Ross Singer, songwriter, HOF diva.

Ravinia

Diana Ross Ravinia Singer, songwriter, HOF diva.

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