John Grant, a gay musician, plays U Street Music Hall (1115 U St., N.W.) at 7 p.m. on Saturday night.
Grant recently released his new album, “Pale Green Ghosts,” which he is featuring on his tour. The album addresses Grant’s personal struggles throughout his life, including substance abuse, depression and being HIV-positive.
His alternative sound has been highly acclaimed, especially in his debut album, “Queen of Denmark.” Grant has collaborated with Sinead O’Connor, and his music was featured in the film “Weekend.”
Admission is $20. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit ustreetmusichall.com.