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Patti Smith has multiple European dates coming up this year, but in the midst of that, she'll make an appearance in her hometown of NYC for "an evening of music, poetry, sound and remembrance" on April 23 at The Green Space. The event description reads:

April is the cruelest month, breeding / Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing / Memory and desire, stirring.

These lines from T.S. Eliot's poem The Wasteland reflect our mission for the evening, as we honor the chaos and transformation of spring with Jesse Paris Smith, Eric Hoegemeyer and Patti Smith.

Melding music and poetry, they will perform their own compositions, the work of others such as Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, W.G. Sebald, Hildegard von Bingen, and salute friends and companions who have passed on in their own transformation. This event is hosted by Spinning On Air's David Garland.

Tickets for the show, which also includes Patti's daughter Jesse and Eric Hoegemeyer are on sale now. If you can't make it, you can watch online as it streams live on www.thegreenespace.org/.

All Patti Smith dates are listed below...

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Patti Smith -- 2014 Tour Dates
April 2 Casablanca Jazzablanca Festival
April 4 Lausanne Les Docks
April 5 Zurich Kaufleuten
April 6 Zurich ewz-Unterwerk Selnau
April 8 Malta Sir Temmi Zammit Hall
April 23 The Greene Space New York, NY
July 17 Tromso Buktafestival
July 19 Pori Pori Jazz Festival
July 24 Arendal Canal Street Festival
July 26 Fredrikstad Månefestivalen
August 1 Herzberg Herzberg Festival
August 5 Stuttgart Sparda Welt
August 8 Brussels Brussels Summer Festival
August 9 Haldern Open Air Pop
August 11 Mainz Zitadelle Mains
August 12 Munich Alte Kongresshalle
August 14 Avenches Rock Oz'Arènes
August 16 Trutnov Trutnov Festival
August 17 Warsaw Amfiteatr w Parku Sowińskiego

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Comments (13)

"Tickets for the show, which also includes Patti's son Jesse"

Jesse is her daughter.

Posted by Anonymous | April 1, 2014 2:42 PM

^mind blanked, dumb mistake, of course Jesse is her daughter and it's fixed now.

Posted by AS | April 1, 2014 2:52 PM

Why a dumb mistake? Females should be Jessie, like Francis/Frances

Posted by Anonymous | April 1, 2014 3:04 PM

Hag rock

Posted by Anonymous | April 1, 2014 3:26 PM

Jackson, Jesse ...

Posted by Anonymous | April 1, 2014 3:32 PM

Case in point: KCMU used to have a station ID by Patti Smith. It was brilliant and hilarious. Does KEXP have one? Nooo.

Posted by Anonymous | April 1, 2014 4:28 PM

Will she shave for it?

Posted by Anonymous | April 1, 2014 5:17 PM

Nobody care

Posted by Anonymous | April 1, 2014 6:11 PM

This post should be fun. Hipsters trying to act all cool by making fun of Patti Smith as if anything they like is worthy of even being a speck of dust on her shoulder.

Posted by Anonymous | April 1, 2014 9:35 PM

Patty Smith can go shove. This is all a dam publicity stunt to sell her stupid book. She looks like Howard Stern. Ba Ba Bitchy.

Posted by Amy-Leigh Fatso | April 1, 2014 11:08 PM

this is the broad who forgot her own hit at rock and roll hall of fame gig?

Posted by Anonymous | April 2, 2014 12:05 AM

This is one of my top three favourite Patti songs; it is absolutely beautiful. She and I were both pregnant when she recorded this :)

Posted by Jojose Ahorse | May 9, 2014 5:21 AM

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