CHICAGO (CBS)– Ravinia Festival announced the decision to cancel its 2020 season, late Thursday night.
The 120 scheduled shows will be canceled and Ravinia-goers will be missing out on this season’s upcoming performances from Grammy Award winning artists like Patti LaBelle, John Legend and Sheryl Crow.READ MORE: Navy Veteran Had Stroke In Costa Rica, And Now He's Stranded As Family Tries To Pay Five-Figure Medical Bills
Tickets to the June and July shows went on sale to the public three days ago. Anyone who purchased a ticket can receive a refund or a voucher for a future performance. The money an also be converted into a tax deductible donation to the festival.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Arctic Blast Coming Late Tuesday Night
Ravinia has not canceled a season since they were silenced by the Great Depression in 1935.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
Just last week, Chicago Blues and Gospel festivals announced their cancellations.