Patti Smith

Patti Smith Found Turning 70 ‘Challenging’

Music News Desk By Celebretainment Patti Smith found the year she turned 70 “challenging”. The ‘Because the Night’ hitmaker is writing a follow-up to her 2015 memoir ‘M. Train’, which will cover the year 2016 because it was a period she found so difficult. She said: “[The book] covers the year 2016. A challenging year […]

Florence Welch’s Tribute to Patti Smith

  Music News Desk   Florence Welch has paid tribute to Patti Smith in a brand new song. The Florence + The Machine front woman has opened up about the group’s latest album ‘High As Hope’, and revealed the track ‘Patricia’ was inspired by the iconic singer songwriter. Speaking to Jo Whiley on BBC Radio […]

Watch: Bruce Springsteen and Michael Stipe Join Patti Smith At Beacon Theatre— (Video)

      Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   “Springsteen on Broadway” has a rare off week, this week. But Bruce Springsteen made a guest appearance about 30 blocks uptown tonight, with Patti Smith at the Beacon Theatre. He joined Smith and her band for “Because the Night” and “People […]

The Glorious Corner: Tribeca Film Festival Picks, Doctor Who’s Matt Smith as Robert Mapplethorpe, Blue Note Records: ‘Beyond the Notes’ Documentary and More

    G.H. Harding TRIBECA TRAFFIC — Monday night we attended the premiere of the documentary on Blue Note Records, entitled Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes, directed and written by Sophie Huber. The soft-spoken Huber briefly introduced the presentation as it unspooled. For any die-hard jazz fan or friend, Blue Note was go-to label […]

Watch: Apple Music Releases Trailer for Upcoming Documentary ‘Hroses: Patti Smith and Her Band’—(Video)

    Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   Apple Music today released the new trailer for the feature documentary Horses: Patti Smith and Her Band. Watch it below. The film directed by Steven Sebring and executive produced by Jimmy Iovine was acquired by Apple Music earlier this year. Horses: Patti […]

Patti Smith Comes to Terms With ‘Humiliating Failure’ of Nobel Prize Performance

    Love chocolate? Discover all you can do with Dove Chocolate. SHOP NOW! Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   Rocker Patti Smith has opened up about the “humiliating sting of failure” she felt after botching her Bob Dylan tribute at the Nobel Prize ceremony in Sweden on Saturday (12.10.16). Dylan was named the recipient of the Nobel […]

Watch Cartoon Patti Smith On Censorship—(VIDEO)

  When Patti Smith‘s “Gloria” single came out in the U.K. in 1976, the record label bleeped the singer’s cursing on its B Side, a cover of the Who’s “My Generation” that was recorded live. “I don’t need that fucking shit,” she sang. She explained how the censorship angered her in an interview conducted in spring […]

Patti Smith Cries As Fan Returns Items Stolen From Her Tour Van 40 Years Ago

Patti Smith was moved to tears when a fan returned items stolen from her tour van 40 years ago. Smith was giving a reading at Illinois’ Dominican University in support of her new book M Train, which was published last week (October 5). As reported by The Guardian, she was approached by a fan named Noreen Bender who […]

Full Video—Patti Smith Live From The NYPL

With her debut memoir Just Kids, Patti Smith proved her literary voice to be just as powerful as her musical one. Her new memoir, M Train, holds the same elegant prose and tells more of her powerful, poignant story. Smith comes to LIVE to discuss this new work. Patti Smith is the author of Just Kids, […]

Punk Icon Patti Smith Releases Second Memoir, ‘M Train’

Patti Smith has a new memoir out. And the reviews are really good. Her last memoir, Just Kids, from 2010, chronicled her relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe before he became known as one of the best and most provocative photographers of the 20th century and before she became, well, a rock goddess. Just Kids won a National Book Award. It spent 42 weeks […]

Patti Smith Runs Wild With ‘Horses’ at Electric Lady Studios on Its 45th

It’s hard to think of an album whose lyrics and attitude remain every bit as fresh and vital with each passing year. Patti Smith‘s Horses is one of those rare albums, and on Wednesday night (Aug. 26) in New York City, the 68-year-old punk poet played her 40-year-old album in its entirety at Electric Lady Studios, in honor of […]

Listen To Patti Smith’s Tribute Song About the Aqua Teen Series Finale

This Sunday marks the finale of Adult Swim’s longest running show, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, which first aired in 2001. To commemorate the end of an era, Patti Smith composed a beautiful and sad tribute to the fast food-themed characters, Frylock, Master Shake and Meatwad. “I’d never dreamed I’d be in Aqua Teen / 13 […]

MusiCares Tribute to Bruce Springsteen – Neil Young, Sting, Elton John, More

The Recording Academy will continue its releases of their annual MusiCares tribute concerts with the 2013 show honoring Bruce Springsteen. MusiCares Tribute to Bruce Springsteen will be out on DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital Download on March 25 via Columbia. The evening included a host of artists covering Springsteen classics, including former honoree Neil Young, Sting, […]

CBGB in Movie Theaters October 11

We can’t wait to see this… CBGB, starring Alan Rickman, Rupert Grint, Ashley Greene and Joel David Moore, opens in theaters Friday, October 11. The drama takes a look at the 70s punk rock scene and the CBGB club in New York City.

Patti Smith’s “Live At Montreux 2005” On DVD and Blu-ray November 13

On November 13, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release Live At Montreux 2005 by Patti Smith on DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital Video [Pre-book Order Date October 19, MSRP $14.98 for DVD, $19.98 for Blu-ray, and $12.99 Digital Video]. Smith’s vibrant live performance – a fervent intermingle of visual artistry, musical exploration, spoken word, and Rock ‘N’ […]

Patti Smith Blames Crew For Stage Plunge in ’77

Punk icon Patti Smith blames stage-hands for the infamous 1977 accident which left her in traction with a broken back, insisting they failed to leave enough room for her to perform. The singer took a tumble and plunged 15 feet (4.5 metres) into the orchestra pit during a gig supporting Bob Seger & The Silver […]

Patti Smith, Jackson Browne, Taj Mahal, Aimee Mann, Shelby Lynne, Martin Sexton, and Keb’ Mo’ are Among 15 Artists Featured on The 30th Annual John Lennon Tribute, Live from the Beacon Theatre, NYC

Theatre Within today announces the November 15th release of a live album chronicling the sold out, star-studded 30th Annual John Lennon Tribute, Live from the Beacon Theatre NYC.  The 15-song release will be available digitally via iTunes, Amazon and other major online music outlets. The album can be pre-ordered now at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/preorder/the-30th-annual-john-lennon/id475506130.  Proceeds from the sales of the digital release […]

Punk Icon Patti Smith In Contention For Times Book Prize

Punk icon Patti Smith‘s literary skills have again landed her book world honours – she’ll be among the top writers competing for this year’s (11) coveted Los Angeles Times Book Prize. The “Because The Night” rocker, social critic Christopher Hitchens and novelist Jonathan Franzen will be among the finalists. Smith picked up the top prize […]