Lauded songwriter Ian in Annapolis Friday
Janis Ian performs at Rams Head On Stage (33 West St., Annapolis) tonight (Friday) at 8.
While she may not be the most well known, Ian (a lesbian) is considered one of the greatest pop songwriters, especially for her song “At Seventeen” that brought her five Grammy nominations. Her song “Jesse” has been rerecorded by a very large and diverse group of artists.
Tickets are $40. For more information, visit ramsheadonstage.com.
Lesbian Carlile at the Lyric
Brandi Carlile comes to the Lyric Opera House (140 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore) Thursday night at 8.
The singer comes as part of her trio with twin brothers Phil and Tim Hanseroth. They have been touring for 10 years, collaborating and sharing “bunk beds, road pranks, swine flu, confined spaces and dirty T-shirts,” according to her website.
Tickets are around $58 with fees. For more information, visit lyricoperahouse.com.
‘Homoween’ at Grand Central
SHE Productions brings “HOMOween 2012: Annual Saints and Sinners Masquerade” Saturday night at 9 at Grand Central (1001 N. Charles St.).
The annual HOMOween party consists of a costume contest, drink specials and music by DJ Image.
Cover is $5 before 11 pm and $10 after. For more information, visit centralstationpub.com.
Ghost Walk tour IDs haunted hotspots
The Original Fells Point Ghost Walk happens tonight at 7 p.m. starting outside Max’s sidebar (731 S. Broadway).
The tour takes people to many haunted pubs, shops and residences in the area.
Tickets are $13 for adults and $8 for children. For more information, visit baltimoreghosttours.com.