Thursday, August 31, 2023

Brandi Carlile

First Return to Ravinia Since 2015, Fresh Off 3x Grammy Wins!

Venue: Pavilion
Donor Gates Open:
4:30 PM
Gates Open:
5:00 PM
Concert Starts:
7:00 PM


Reserved Seats: $205
Premium Lawn Blocks: $165*
General Lawn Admission: $67^

* Price per person; must reserve full block of 2, 4, or 6

^ Price increases by $5 one week before the event; ticket selection screen shows current price

When Do Tickets Go On Sale?

Public ticket sales open at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, May 1, exclusively here at Donors to the not-for-profit Ravinia Festival receive online access to tickets as early as March 22 or during late April.

Lawn Video Screens

This performance will be shown live on a large video screen facing the North Lawn in addition to the Pavilion and South Lawn screens.

About the Artist

Only a global pandemic could have forced Brandi Carlile to hit pause. After two hard-fought decades-in-the-making, Carlile was in the midst of experiencing the biggest highs of her acclaimed career thus far. Finding herself stuck at home in the rural foothills of the Cascade Mountains, Carlile had no choice but to slow down and realign her priorities. Luckily for Carlile, home happens to be shared with not only her wife, Catherine, and two daughters, but also her chosen family: longtime collaborators and bandmates Tim and Phil Hanseroth as well as cellist Josh Neumann among an ever-growing contingency.

It was during this time that In These Silent Days took shape. Inspired by the mining of her own history while writing her memoir, the new 10-song record chronicles acceptance, faith, loss, and love, and it channels icons like David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Elton John, and Joni Mitchell—the latter two becoming close friends in addition to being her biggest heroes and inspirations.

From the anthemic first single “Right On Time” to the intimately romantic “You and Me On the Rock” and the blistering “Broken Horses,” the songs tell a story of connection and empathy in the midst of distance and estrangement and showcase an artist continuing to push herself and widen her arms around an inclusive, ever-growing island of misfits.


Brandi Carlile

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