Patti Smith Concert Schedule
If you're looking to see one of your favorite artists the way she was meant to be
seen, the latest tour for legendary Patti Smith is just one of those things you don't want to miss out on. The concert experience
is the only way to truly appreciate your favorite musicians, and that's definitely true for an iconic punk rocker like Patti
Smith, whose music can be described as poetry meets rock and roll. Though there are all kinds of ways to listen to music these
days, it simply doesn't get any better than watching a musician like Patti Smith take to the stage for a highly anticipated
show that will have everyone buzzing all over town.
One look at the schedule and you'll also see that there are all
kinds of great opportunities to see Patti connect with a live audience. At venues like Webster Hall or the Rubin Museum of
Art in New York City, Patti Smith is likely to pop up at a stage near you at some point, and making a great concert the centerpiece
of a road trip is always a good idea when you're talking about a musician like Patti. Head out for a night out on the town
and you'll get sucked right into the excitement as Patti Smith lights up the stage in another performance that will leave
her fans wanting more.
Patti Smith Background
Nicknamed the "Godmother of Punk," Patti Smith became one
of the most influential rock artists and female musicians when she debuted with the iconic album "Horses" in 1975. Though
she was born in Chicago, she was mostly raised in New Jersey before moving to the Big Apple with big dreams of becoming an
artist. She could even be termed as the accidental rock star, when her spoken poetry launched her punk rock career in New
York City in the early 1970's. What started as poetry to guitar turned into one of the most influential female punk rock artists
of all time. She was discovered by legendary producer Clive Davis, who also found the likes of Aretha Franklin and Janis Joplin.
punk scene in New York City in the mid-1970s was dominated by male-driven bands like Television, The Ramones, and Velvet Underground,
but when Patti Smith burst on to the scene in 1975, the world was introduced to a new force to be reckoned with. She fused
poetic lyrics and a high energy style that defined the punk sound of the time. The punk music scene and sound was gaining
momentum outside of New York City, so Patti took to the road where she connected with fans across the globe. These days, Patti
still knows how to how to bring the house down when she takes to the stage, making her concerts shows that you just don't
want to miss out on.
Rock and roll music is best heard loud and in concert, as your
favorite music gets taken to a completely different level. Patti Smith, the legendary punk artist who broke down gender barriers
in a male dominated scene in the 1970s, is back on the road and you do not want to miss this incredible live performer when
she comes to your town. When you're there alongside fans who love her music every bit as much as you do, you'll be glad that
you made it out to the big show, as being there to hear Patti elevate the entire performance with one her signature tracks
at precisely the right moment is simply one of those things you can't duplicate from home.
Patti Smith Greatest
Over the years, Patti Smith has had all kinds of different hits, making her somewhat of a legend when it comes
to punk rock. Her biggest hit, "Because the Night," was co-written by The Boss, Bruce Springsteen, and exemplifies her heartfelt
lyrics fused with rock styling. After her album "Horses" was a huge hit in 1975, she continued with a steady stream of other
amazing albums that carried with commercial and critical success, with her most popular album, "Wave," reaching number 18
on the Billboard Top 100. Patti Smith didn't stop there either, as she continued to put together studio albums right up until
her most recent one in 2012, titled "Banga."
Patti Smith Trivia
Patti Smith released one album in the
1980s. Do you know the name of it?
The answer is "Dream of Life," which was Patti's fifth studio album and was released
in June of 1988. After "Dream of Life," Smith would take a break from studio albums until "Gone Again" in 1996 followed by
"Peace and Noise" in 1997. She would continue to make some more studio albums after that as well, including "Gung Ho" in 2000,
"Trampin'" in 2004, "Twelve" in 2007 and "Banga" in 2012 to give her 11 full-length studio albums overall.