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Patti Smith

 
Bio:
Smith is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and poet who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses. Called the "punk poet laureate", Smith fused rock and poetry in her work. Her most widely known song is "Because the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Smith is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and poet who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses. Called the "punk poet laureate", Smith fused rock and poetry in her work. Her most widely known song is "Because the ... (read complete bio)
 

Patti Smith Biography

Smith is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and poet who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.

Called the "punk poet laureate", Smith fused rock and poetry in her work. Her most widely known song is "Because the Night", which was co-written with Bruce Springsteen. It reached number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1978 and number five in the U.K. In 2005, Smith was named a Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture. In 2007, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

On November 17, 2010, Smith won the National Book Award for her memoir Just Kids. The book fulfilled a promise she had made to her former long-time roommate and partner, Robert Mapplethorpe. She placed 47th in Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Artists published in December 2010 and was also a recipient of the 2011 Polar Music Prize.




Patti Smith News

Ally Pally's Free Entry Street Food And Craft Beer Festival Returns This June Bank Ho Photo Ally Pally's Free Entry Street Food And Craft Beer Festival Returns This June Bank Holiday
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022

StrEATlife, Alexandra Palace's free street food and craft beer festival, soundtracked by a line-up of live music and DJs, returns to the Palace on the Diamond Jubilee weekend, Friday 3 June and Saturday 4 June, 2022.

WMI Presents The World Premiere Of Techung Tibetan Ensemble At Kaufman Music Center Photo WMI Presents The World Premiere Of Techung Tibetan Ensemble At Kaufman Music Center
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022

WMI presents the world premiere of Techung Tibetan Ensemble at Kaufman Music Center, a rare presentation of Classical Music and Dance from Lhasa, Saturday, June 4, 2022.

Eddies Music Hall Of Fame To Induct Eight Capital Region Legends On June 7 Photo Eddies Music Hall Of Fame To Induct Eight Capital Region Legends On June 7
by A.A. Cristi - May 5, 2022

The Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Hall of Fame has announced its 2022 class featuring eight legends of the local music scene. The group will be inducted during an induction ceremony at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 7 at Universal Preservation Hall, home of the Eddies Music Hall of Fame.

Audible Expands 'Words + Music' Slate With Mariah Carey, Pete Townshend & More Photo Audible Expands 'Words + Music' Slate With Mariah Carey, Pete Townshend & More
by Michael Major - Apr 28, 2022

New artists to join the ‚ÄėWords + Music‚Äô include Mariah Carey, singer-songwriter Aimee Mann, rock legend Carlos Santana, singer, songwriter, and record producer Beck, The Who's guitarist and principal songwriter Pete Townshend, comedy rock duo, Tenacious D, comprised of Jack Black and Kyle Gass, and rapper and actor yasiin bey.

MaryAnne Piccolo Tributes 90s Rock in LILITH FLARE at Pangea This Month Photo MaryAnne Piccolo Tributes 90s Rock in LILITH FLARE at Pangea This Month
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022

On Saturday, April 30th, 2022 at 9:30pm,¬†Pangea¬†presents MaryAnne Piccolo‚Äôs new project¬†‚ÄúLilith Flare‚Ä̬†celebrating the music and storytelling of incredible female artists such as¬†Patti Smith, Joan Osborne, Dolores O‚ÄôRiordan, Des‚Äôree, Alanis Morissette and more.

Luke Wright Announces Manchester and Halifax Dates For New Show On Extensive 2022 Tou Photo Luke Wright Announces Manchester and Halifax Dates For New Show On Extensive 2022 Tour
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

Whether he's playing master of ceremonies at a Libertines show in front of 5,000 screaming rock fans or reciting Georgian ballads down your local, Luke Wright is adept at taking poetry to places it doesn't normally go. His poems can be tender, riotous, caustic and romantic and he delivers them with the ferocity and panache of a raconteur at the top of his game.

Singer/Songwriter Kate Clover Announces North American Tour and Releases New Single a Photo Singer/Songwriter Kate Clover Announces North American Tour and Releases New Single and Music Video
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 16, 2022

Today, LA-based rocker Kate Clover shares, 'Daisy Cutter,' the latest track off her forthcoming debut LP, Bleed Your Heart Out (due April 22, 2022 via SongVest Records / SVR). The track is a true rollicking punk-rock number, exhibiting Kate's affinity for fuzzed-out riffs and toe-tapping melodies. The single comes alongside a music video, directed by Nicole Lipp and featuring Kate performing the track live in front of gawking onlookers.

Morrison Hotel Gallery NYC and LA Salutes The Mystical Artistic Auras of Hotel Chelse Photo Morrison Hotel Gallery NYC and LA Salutes The Mystical Artistic Auras of Hotel Chelsea and Sunset Marquis with Retrospectives
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2022

Hotel Chelsea and the Sunset Marquis are themselves works of art, but these historic buildings are not always the main headliner. If these walls could rock, they would sing with stories spanning the gamut from wandering the halls with Janis, Marilyn, Jimi, and Factory pseudo-superstars to languorous dips in the pool with The Clash, Bob Marley, Blondie, Guns N' Roses, and droves of unrelenting groupies trailing in their wake.

Vanderwolf Releases New Single With Contributions from Robert Wyatt, Daevid Allen & T Photo Vanderwolf Releases New Single With Contributions from Robert Wyatt, Daevid Allen & Terry Edwards
by Michael Major - Apr 13, 2022

The A side ‚ÄúWhen The Fire Grows Cold‚ÄĚ, a piano-led nightmare-lullaby co-sung by the legendary musician-activist, Robert Wyatt. The B side is ‚ÄúExtinction!‚ÄĚ, a 7-minute Balkan-brass psychedelic fantasy featuring the late, great Daevid Allen‚Äôs glissando guitar solo and the wonderful Terry Edwards (PJ Harvey, Lydia Lunch, Tindersticks) on saxophone.

Utah Valley University Announces 2022-2023 Season of the Noorda Series Photo Utah Valley University Announces 2022-2023 Season of the Noorda Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2022

Utah Valley University has announced the 2022-2023 season of the Noorda Series, including a solo concert from Broadway legend Patti LuPone following her current acclaimed run in the revival of ‚ÄúCompany.‚Ä̬† The list of world-class performers is below along with dates and details.

Patti Smith Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At ABT STUDIO COMPANY SPRING FESTIVAL; Premieres Next Month! VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At ABT STUDIO COMPANY SPRING FESTIVAL; Premieres Next Month!
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2021

The ABT Studio Company Spring Festival was filmed at Kaatsbaan Cultural Park in Tivoli, New York following the Studio Company’s spring bubbles in March and April 2021 at Kaatsbaan and the Silver Bay YMCA Conference & Family Retreat Center in Silver Bay, New York. All works were created, rehearsed, and filmed following strict COVID-19 health and safety protocols.  

Petaluma Records to Release STOP, HEY WHAT'S THAT SOUND VideoPetaluma Records to Release STOP, HEY WHAT'S THAT SOUND
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 7, 2019

In January of 2020, as Americans get set to vote in the presidential primaries,¬†Petaluma Records¬†will release¬†Stop, Hey What's That Sound: Classic Protest Songs Reimagined¬†with liner notes from famed music critic Rob Tannenbaum.¬† Announced the compilation for a¬†January 31, 2020¬†release with a premiere of a video for¬†Renee Holiday¬†&¬†Nigel Harrison's (Blondie) cover of¬†Patti Smith's 1988,¬†‚ÄúPeople Have The Power‚Ä̬†via¬†Audiofemme¬†‚Ästshare via YouTube.¬† Proceeds from the single, out tomorrow, will go to support¬†Headcount.org.

Screaming Females Release Non-Album Recordings in 'Singles Too' VideoScreaming Females Release Non-Album Recordings in 'Singles Too'
by Abigail Charpentier - Oct 15, 2019

Out Friday,¬†Singles Too¬†collects Screaming Females' complete non-album recordings, gathering together early 7‚ÄĚ singles, digital-only b-sides, and one pretty great remix. The download and CD will also feature six cover songs, including the New Jersey trio's takes on music by Neil Young, Taylor Swift, Sheryl Crow, and Patti Smith.

Choir! Choir! Choir! Release  'People Have The Power' Video with Patti Smith and Stew VideoChoir! Choir! Choir! Release 'People Have The Power' Video with Patti Smith and Stewart Copeland
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 19, 2019

Choir! Choir! Choir! exists to celebrate music and push the boundaries between practice and performance, artist and audience, offering therapeutic benefits with the ultimate side effect: a powerful community. Led by Canadian artists Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman, C!C!C! forms impromptu choirs of strangers to learn songs and perform a concert together. 

Screaming Females Announce 'Singles Too' Compilation VideoScreaming Females Announce 'Singles Too' Compilation
by Abigail Charpentier - Aug 20, 2019

Out October 18th,¬†Singles Too¬†collects Screaming Females' complete non-album recordings, gathering together early 7‚ÄĚ singles, digital-only b-sides, and one pretty great remix. The download and CD will also feature six cover songs, including the New Jersey trio's takes on music by Neil Young, Taylor Swift, Sheryl Crow, and Patti Smith. The vinyl version of the album will be a one-time pressing limited to 1500 copies.

VIDEO: Matt Smith Stars in the Official Trailer For MAPPLETHORPE VideoVIDEO: Matt Smith Stars in the Official Trailer For MAPPLETHORPE
by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2018

Samuel Goldwyn Films has released the trailer for MAPPLETHORPE starring Matt Smith and directed by Ondi Timoner.

VIDEO: Taylor Mac Performs 'People Have the Power' on Colbert VideoVIDEO: Taylor Mac Performs 'People Have the Power' on Colbert
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2018

Last night Taylor Mac performed a stirring rendition of Patti Smith's iconic "People Have the Power" on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, with members of Stay Human, the Jon Batiste-fronted house band, and Mac's own ensemble. Taylor also chatted with Stephen about A 24-Deacde History of Popular Music among other topics.

Jade Bird's New Single UH HUH Premieres Today VideoJade Bird's New Single UH HUH Premieres Today
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 31, 2018

‚ÄúUh Huh,‚ÄĚ the new single from breakout singer, songwriter and performer¬†Jade Bird, is out today on Glassnote Records.

VIDEO: Applue Music Releases Trailer for Upcoming Documentary HORSES: PATTI SMITH AND VideoVIDEO: Applue Music Releases Trailer for Upcoming Documentary HORSES: PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND
by Macon Prickett - Apr 23, 2018

Apple Music today released the new trailer for the feature documentary Horses: Patti Smith and her band.  Watch it below.

VIDEO: Jade Bird Releases Acoustic Version + Video of LOTTERY VideoVIDEO: Jade Bird Releases Acoustic Version + Video of LOTTERY
by Macon Prickett - Feb 16, 2018

UK artist¬†Jade Bird¬†has released an¬†acoustic version¬†of her song ‚ÄúLottery‚ÄĚ today ‚ÄĒ watch the video below.¬†The audio can¬†also be streamed here.¬†