On This Day, December 18, 1983…The Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards celebrated his 40th birthday by marrying 27-year-old model Patti Hansen. The couple first met in 1979.They have two daughters together, Theodora Dupree, born in 1985, and Alexandra Nicole, born in 1986, and are still together to this day.Although the marriage... Read More.
Patti Smith was forced to cancel a concert in Bologna, Italy, on Tuesday, December 12, after suddenly becoming ill.A statement from Duse theater, where Smith was to perform, announced the cancellation was "due to a sudden illness that struck... Read More.
On This Day, November 10, 1975 … Patti Smith released her debut album, Horses, considered one of punk rock’s seminal albums. Recorded at New York’s Electric Lady Studios, the album was produced by Velvet Underground’s John Cale. While it was only a modest commercial success, Horses was a critical darling and has often appeared... Read More.
A new book called Rebel Music: Bob Marley & Roots Reggae, in stores November 7, features contributions from Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Lenny Kravitz, Paul Simon, Keith Richards and more.The book comes from photographer Kate Simon, who met Bob Marley in 1975 and gained unprecedented access to him, his band and his fellow reggae stars.... Read More.
CMT has announced that it will honor Tanya Tucker and R&B icon Patti Labelle in its all-new series, CMT SMASHING GLASS: A Celebration of the Groundbreaking Women of Music. Set to premiere in November 15, the special will celebrate female artists who "smashed stereotypes, broke records and defiantly blazed trails... Read More.
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Patti Smith, often called the Godmother of Punk, continues to to be an inspiration to future generations of musicians, and the latest artist paying her respects to her is Dua Lipa.The pop star has just picked Smith's acclaimed memoir, Just Kids, as the
On This Day, June 8, 1991...Bruce Springsteen married E Street Band member Patti Scialfa in a private ceremony at their Los Angeles home.The couple started dating in 1988 during the Tunnel of Love tour, while he was separated from his first wife, model Julianne Phillips. Phillips filed for divorce in August of that year.After... Read More.
Patti Smith & Her Band have been booked to play The National’s annual Homecoming Festival, this time returning to Cincinnati for the first time since the inaugural edition in 2018.The festival is happening September 15-16 at the ICON Festival Stage at Smale Park, with Smith part of the... Read More.