Goodyear Theater

Janis Ian: Celebrating Our Years Together

with Tom Rush

 

Janis Ian: Celebrating Our Years Together

with Tom Rush
Wednesday May. 11, 2022 at 8:00pm

Janis Ian keeps a sign above her workspace at home, a North Star that guides her after more than five decades as a revered songwriter who dares to say what no one else will.

“Do not be held hostage by your legacy.”

When you’ve written, starting at age 14, some of pop music’s most evergreen songs — “Society’s Child,” “At Seventeen,” “Jesse,” and “Stars,” among them — it’s no wonder she’d need a reminder to shake free of our expectations.

Now, at 70, Ian is embracing a new milestone: the art of the farewell. Set for release on January 21, 2022 on her own Rude Girl Records, The Light at the End of the Line is Ian’s latest and last solo studio album to bookend a kaleidoscopic catalog that began with her 1967 self-titled debut.

Health and safety update:
In response to the recent surge in the number of COVID cases in Summit County and in keeping with CDC guidance regarding indoor events, all patrons, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask upon entering the building and at all times except when actively eating or drinking. This policy takes effect immediately and will be reviewed periodically relative to COVID cases in Summit County.