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A bunch of Philly musicians are covering Patti Smith’s Horses for Free At Noon this Friday and it’s going to be awesome

Patti Smith's Horses
Patti Smith’s Horses

Here’s a gig you don’t want to miss, people. This Sunday, December 13th, is the 40th anniversary of punk poet Patti Smith‘s incredible debut LP Horses; to mark the occasion, we’re presenting a front-to-back performance of the album by some of the Philly music scene’s finest at WXPN’s Free at Noon concert. As the name implies, it’s a free show, and you can attend by RSVPing here. Continue reading →

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Patti Smith’s book tour will stop at the Free Library of Philadelphia

Patti Smith | Photo by Jesse Ditmar
Patti Smith | Photo by Jesse Ditmar

This fall, punk poet Patti Smith is releasing two new books. One is called M Train, and it’s the followup to her brilliant 2010 memoir Just Kids - which chronicled her friendship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. (It’s easily one of the best books about music, art and life that I’ve ever read.)This book travels with Smith along the MTA across 18 stations, according to Pitchfork. Continue reading →