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Best bets: Soak up some Blues Brothers at Ravinia

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Jim Belushi and Dan Aykroyd appear as The Blues Brothers and perform with The Sacred Hearts at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park.

"American Idol" top three finalists Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Josh Ledet are set to appear as part of the American Idol Live! Tour 2012 at the Allstate Arena on Saturday, July 7.

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The Bristol Renaissance Faire returns for a summer full of jousting and other Elizabethan fun.

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Tony Award-winner and Broadway veteran Idina Menzel ("Wicked," "Rent") is set to perform with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and conductor/composer Marvin Hamlisch at 5 p.. Sunday, July 8 at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park.

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Need your Blues Brothers fix? Dan Akroyd and Jim Belushi bring their Chicago stylings to Ravinia Festival Wednesday, July 11. But for a concert of a different sort, catch the American Idol Live! tour at the Allstate Arena Saturday, July 7. The weekend also heralds the opening of the Bristol Renaissance Faire in Kenosha, Wis., and the weekend-long Anime Midwest 2012 in Lisle.
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    • Jim Belushi and Dan Aykroyd appear as The Blues Brothers and perform with The Sacred Hearts at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park.
    •  “American Idol” top three finalists Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Josh Ledet are set to appear as part of the American Idol Live! Tour 2012 at the Allstate Arena on Saturday, July 7.
    • The Bristol Renaissance Faire returns for a summer full of jousting and other Elizabethan fun.
    • Tony Award-winner and Broadway veteran Idina Menzel ("Wicked," "Rent") is set to perform with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and conductor/composer Marvin Hamlisch at 5 p.. Sunday, July 8 at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park.
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