Robert Glasper & J. Ivy at The Pavilion at Ravinia

Robert Glasper & J. Ivy Tickets

Ravinia Pavilion | Highland Park, Illinois

Robert Glasper & J. Ivy

Two Grammy Award winners are joining forces to bring you a once in a lifetime powerful performance. FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY… the incredibly talented Robert Glasper and J. Ivy is teaming up and heading to the stunning Highland Park in Illinois. This unreal lineup is going to set the stage ablaze at The Pavilion at Ravinia on Wednesday 14th August 2024, and you definitely don’t want to miss it! Regularly at the top of the Billboard charts, Robert Glasper is an award-winning jazz pianist with a unique flair for hip-hop. Meanwhile, J. Ivy is a spoken word artist who is as celebrated now as he was three decades ago! In fact, the Chicago native just snagged a well-deserved Grammy Award for his sixth album, The Poet Who Sat by the Door… No wonder he’s known as the “pioneer of hip hop poetry!” “I’ve always known that I was supposed to make history,” he said. Secure your places now and watch history unfold before your very eyes this summer!

Robert Glasper is a jazz pianist with an unmatched talent for "mellow, harmonically complex compositions" with a unique blend of subtle hip-hop. Ever since the Houston native broke into the mainstream with his mid-2000s debut, he regularly smashed the Billboard's Jazz Albums chart with huge hits like 2011’s Grammy-winning Black Radio, 2013’s Black Radio 2, and 2016’s ArtScience. What’s more, this jazz superstar also gilded projects like the infamous soundtrack for Miles Ahead - which was unsurprisingly another Grammy winner. Robert Glasper has even contributed to dozens of sessions across a number of genres, including Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly. More recently, the star has dropped the incredible 2019 mixtape Fuck Yo Feelings, and the follow up to his popular Blue Note sessions, 2022’s Grammy-winning Black Radio III.

And now, the one and only Robert Glasper is teaming up with a fellow legend in the scene and Grammy winner, J. Ivy. If you haven’t already heard, J. Ivy is a songwriter and spoken word artist who is HUGE right now. At the 2023 Grammys, the Chicago native snagged a well-deserved award for his sixth album, The Poet Who Sat by the Door. “I’ve always known that I was supposed to make history,” says the poet-author J. Ivy. His natural knack to convey so many emotions through written and spoken word is why the icon continues to wow audiences after 30 years in the scene. Recognized and loved around the world as a pioneer of hip hop poetry, J. Ivy has shared the stage with industry heavyweights, including the likes of Prince and Lauryn Hill. This powerhouse has even performed at special events for none other than Michael Jordan and Deepak Chopra. Now, that’s impressive. And now he’s ready to make history once again with the sensational Robert Glasper. This is a killer lineup and you definitely don’t want to miss it! Book your tickets now to secure your places!

Robert Glasper & J. Ivy at Ravinia Pavilion

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