Virtual event

Patti Smith virtual event at Electric Lady just for Substack

If you’re a subscriber to Patti Smith’s Substack newsletter, February has brightened up a bit. And for superfans who may not have signed up for the rock icon’s newsletter yet, you might want to do so before February 2. Today, Smith announced that she will be hosting a virtual event exclusively available to her Substack subscribers. Hosted at Electric Lady Studios, a place where Smith has a long history, the evening will be a mix of mediums, just like Smith’s career has been. Beginning at 8:00 p.m. EST on February 2, 2022, Smith will host a “special evening of music, readings and conversation.”

She will be joined by frequent collaborators Lenny Kaye and Tony Shanahan, and those listening to the performance will have the opportunity to submit song and play requests, and will have access to the replay of the evening for up to 24 hours after the event. . broadcast. Smith announced the event, Where Else?, on her Substack, which she launched in April 2021. Since then, she has used her community on the newsletter platform to regularly post poetry, music, audio and video notes and other ruminations. Substack was also the location of his first serialized work, cast iron, which will be completed soon after nearly 40 weeks of payments.

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