When: Wed., May 25, 8 p.m.
Known for her passionate songwriting, Janis Ian combines insightful lyrics and tender vocals with the powerful social commentary that has pervaded her music since the 1960s. Ian has written songs for artists as diverse as John Mellencamp, Bette Midler, Etta James and Kathy Mattea. Throughout her career, Ian has received 10 Grammy nominations, and recorded over 30 albums Livingston Taylor has been a force on the folk music scene with a 50-year career including performance, songwriting and teaching. He has toured and collaborated with major artists such as Linda Ronstadt, Jimmy Buffett, Fleetwood Mac, Jethro Tull and brother James Taylor.