Patti Smith live in concert.

Patti Smith

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Patti Smith is 'Real Live Certified' and is in the top 5% of all live performers. Based on 190 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that Patti Smith is rated as an excellent live performer, with noteworthy shows that are worth seeing. Patti Smith concert reviews describe live shows and performances as inspiring, exhilarating, energized, uplifting, powerful, audacious, and dramatic.


Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland (June 27); Château de Tilloloy, Tilloloy, France (June 28); Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland (June 28);Jardins del Palau de Pedralbes, Barcelona, Spain (July 5); Jardins do Palácio Marquês de Pombal, Oeiras, Portugal (July 7); Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands (July 10); Parc d'Enghien, Enghien, Belgium (July 12); Minnewaterpark, Brugge, Belgium (July 12); Somerset House, London, United Kingdom (July 21); METAStadt Open Air, Vienna, Austria (July 25);

Latest Release

Live in Washington Dc 1976 (Live at the Cellar Door, Washington Dc January 16th 1976) (April 29, 2022)

Artist Info

Chicago, United States (12/30/1946) (12/30/1946) (12/30/1946) (12/30/1946)
Patricia Lee "Patti" Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer, poet and visual artist who was a highly influential component of the New York punk rock movement, particularly with her 1975 debut album 'Horses'. Called the "Godmother of Punk", she integrated the beat poetry performance style with three-chord rock.
Has Performed With
Patti Smith and Her Band, Bob Mould

Critic Concert Reviews

Chicago Tribune (USA)

December 28, 2023
Patti Smith Live In Concert in Chicago, USA

Chicago Concert Reviews (USA)

December 27, 2023
Punk godmother, “Because The Night” belter Patti Smith reminds Salt Shed “People Have The Power”

Knack Focus (Belgium)

October 20, 2023
Patti Smith Live In Concert In Belgium

Parklife DC (USA)

September 19, 2023
Patti Smith performs at The Anthem in DC on Sept. 16, 2023.

The Washington Post (USA)

September 17, 2023
The pioneering singer demonstrated her unwavering commitment to several causes and concerns, including D.C. statehood

Spectrum Culture (USA)

August 17, 2023
The heat cast an apocalyptic pall over Portland. For the third day in a row, temperatures crested over 100 degrees. The streets were mainly deserted save a few homeless folks and those who needed to walk their dogs. The air hung with no breeze.

Grateful Web (USA)

August 15, 2023
Patti Smith is a treasure trove of living musical history, and she revealed much of that legacy in song and storytelling on August 9th at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara. The concert was a continuation of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the historic venue.

Past critic reviews published in

Riff Magazine (USA), The Big Takeover (USA), Glide Magazine (USA), (Norway), Norway Rock Magazine (Norway) and more

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