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Illinois Governor-elect Bruce Rauner.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner’s inaugural festivities will include a dinner at the Illinois Capitol, a concert and a free event at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

The Winnetka Republican launched a website Monday with a schedule for the 2015 inauguration.

Rauner takes the oath of office during a ceremony Jan. 12. Rather than the traditional inaugural ball that evening, he’s planning a concert with a yet-to-be-named “famous musical act.”

Concert tickets are $125. Tickets for an inaugural dinner and reception are $1,000 per person.

Other events are free. They include admission to the museum on Jan. 11 and an open house with Rauner and other elected officials at the Old State Capitol on Jan. 12.

An inaugural committee is raising private funds to pay for the events.

Online: www.IllinoisInauguration.com