Legendary performer and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Janet Jackson will go on tour for the first time since 2019 — and Baltimore is part of the schedule.

The “Together Again” tour will visit 33 different cities in North America beginning in April 2023, including a May 13 performance at Baltimore’s CFG Bank Arena. She will be joined by actor and recording artist Ludacris.

Big name acts like Jackson don’t always opt for Baltimore, instead choosing nearby Washington, D.C., where concert venues — such as Capital One Arena — are bigger.

Jackson also performed in Baltimore in 2017 at the same arena; it was named Royal Farms Arena at the time.

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When popular singers that attract big crowds come to Baltimore they often perform at M&T Bank Stadium, where the Ravens play, or Camden Yards, where the Orioles play. Only the biggest stars can fill those venues. Beyonce performed at M&T Bank Stadium on June 10, 2016 as part of her “The Formation World Tour,” and Paul McCartney performed June 12 at Camden Yards, one of the stops on his “Got Back” tour.

Baltimore fans are also willing to make the drive to Washington, D.C., for shows so artists can attract fans from both cities.

Tickets for Jackson’s tour go on sale Friday at 11 a.m.