Patti Smith

Pathway To Paris: Concert To Fight Climate Change

Pathway to Paris, a climate change initiative focused on turning the Paris Agreement into reality, will partner with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and 350.org for a concert on climate action, to be held at Carnegie Hall in New York City on November 5, 2017. Pathway to Paris promises to be a night of incredible musical performances and rousing speeches aimed at advancing the important work of fighting climate change while offering innovative solutions. Set to take place on the eve of COP 23 – the United Nations conference on climate change that kicks off in Bonn, Germany – the evening will feature internationally recognized musicians and speakers, including Patti Smith, Bill McKibben, Dr. Vandana Shiva, Tanya Tagaq, Flea, Talib Kweli, Cat Power, Michael Stipe, Tenzin C...

Patti Smith Pens a Beautiful Tribute to Sam Shepard: “I Said Goodbye to My Buddy”

Sam Shepard passed away at the age of 73 on July 27 after complications from ALS, and on Tuesday, musician Patti Smith penned a beautiful tribute to her late friend in The New Yorker. Patti looked back on her decades-long friendship with the legendary...