Patti Smith at the State Theatre

The queen of counter culture rock and beat poet rock ‘n’ roller Patti Smith is bringing her iconic sound to the State Theatre.

For three nights starting on April 9, the State Theatre will be ground zero for one of the greatest female rockers in history – Patti Smith. 

The legendary punk poet laureate will grace the stage with her band to perform tracks from groundbreaking album “Horses” – featuring the unforgettable tracks “Land”, “Free Money”, and “Gloria”. 

Throughout her entire career Smith has defied convention, as clichéd as that sounds. But the reality is, if it weren’t for Smith many of the most famous female artists we know of today would never have incarnated as they had.

Muse to Robert Mapplethorpe, writer, artist and provocateur – Smith has lost none of the dynamic, electric energy of her early career. More refined maybe, but still as thrilling as ever. 

Smith will be accompanied by two members of the original group, Lenny Kaye and Jay Dee Daugherty, bassist / keyboardist Tony Shanahan, who has been a part of her band for twenty years, and Andy York (replacing Jack Petruzzelli on guitar for all Australia dates) to perform “Horses” in its entirety during this not-to-be missed tour, as well as several time-honoured favourites. 

Tickets to the performance will sell out quick so make sure you book now. 

Patti Smith and her band will perform at the State Theatre for three nights starting April 9. 

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