Patti Smith Announces One-Time Live Reading and Musical Performance

Patti Smith announced her only 2020 performance, An Evening of Words & Music, broadcasting from Murmrr Theater in Brooklyn.

Patti Smith is set to perform a live Broadcast at Murmrr Theater.

The event is a celebration of her latest memoir, Year of the Monkey. Fans from all over the world will be able to watch her perform the live reading.

Smith’s long-time band mate, Tony Shanahan, will be joining her for some of the show, while renowned Matthew Shroeder films the performance.

The event includes a mixture of reading and both Smith and Shanahan performing music together.

In a press release, “Year of the Monkey is a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year.”

The event is set to broadcast Sept. 4 at 9:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $30.

Patti Smith reads from one of her books, Just Kids, for PBS.
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