Rock icon Robert Plant is back in Chicago with the Band of Joy and they play Ravinia on Thursday the 16th of this month. Expect the setlist from the night to include music from the Raising Sand and most recently released, Band of Joy. Robert Plant is best known for his years in Led Zeppelin, but don’t look for many Zeppelin songs in the set. With a solo catalogue of 14 albums under his belt, Robert prefers to show off his current works that grew after the Zeppelin era. His most recent work that received award winning acclaim and recognition is Raising Sand with bluegrass fiddle player, Alison Krauss.
The Band of Joy currently has their self-titled album that was release on September of last year off Rounder Records. Musicians included Patty Griffin on vocals, Marco Giovino on drums, Byron House on bass, Buddy Miller on guitars, and Darrell Scott on acoustic guitar and mandolin. This group of talent will be joining Robert on the road.
Whether you grab a reserved ticket or prefer to bring a blanket, wine & beer and enjoy the show from the famous Ravinia lawn, the show is a must-see.
Robert Plant and The Band of Joy
Openers: JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound
When: 8 p.m. Thursday, June 16/Gates open at 5 p.m.
Where: Ravinia Pavilion
Tickets: $20 Lawn; $80 Reserved
To Purchase Online: Reserved Tickets