“I loved the music yes, but there was something in the poetry that shattered me open to reveal a whole new way of thinking and a whole new dedication to my own art and music.”
From one rock icon to another.
Armed only with copies of her two books and a guitar, Patti Smith had her Sydney audience captivated, thankful to be this close to their punk idol.
From the godmother of punk Patti Smith, to live treasures such as Vintage Trouble, check out our list of Bluesfest sideshows not to miss!
Her only solo appearance during her final Aussie tour.
The master and the apprentice.
Dylan also sent a thankyou speech to be read on his behalf.
The first bunch.
Performer her seminal album ‘Horses’ in full.
Turns out Courtney Barnett is one hell of a screamer.
Thom Yorke, Patti Smith, Flea, Dhani Harrison and others will band together to support urgent action on climate change at the Pathway to Paris concert this December, coinciding with the UN climate talks to be held in the same city. Pathway to Paris describe themselves as “a collection of artists, activists, academics, musicians, politicians, innovators
Glastonbury, despite being geographically closer to a number of lesser-known Somerset-based football clubs, is much like the Manchester United of the music festival world. Its hard-won prestige and loose purse strings attract some of the biggest international stars to its ranks every year, and punters flock from across the globe to watch them perform on
Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival will return in May 2015, with, as usual, a ridiculously impressive and incredibly eclectic lineup of quality artists from around the globe. Here’s just a selection of the huge names who will be taking to the stage in Spain: The Black Keys, James Blake, JUNGLE, The Replacements, Sun Kil Moon, alt-J,
67-year-old “godmother of punk” Patti Smith has not lost her edge, demonstrating during a recent live performance the kind of fire power and guttural passion against ruling powers that earned her the title in the first place. During an emotional set at Riot Fest in Chicago, the legendary musician, poet, artist and activist closed out
The great Patti Smith is to release a new ‘greatest hits’ compilation spanning her entire career. The NME reports that Outside Society will be released on September 12 in the UK.
Punk goddess, singer-songwriter and Beat icon Patti Smith is to be awarded the highest accolade in Swedish music, the Polar Music Prize.