The punk legend will play at the Santa Monica Pier in August

Patti Smith is set to play a free show in Los Angeles on August 16.

The punk icon will perform as part of the Santa Monica Pier’s Twilight Dance series, which features a free, festival-style concert on the pier every Thursday night during the summer.

A raffle at the show will benefit Heal The Bay, a charity dedicated to making Southern California coastal waters safe and healthy for people and marine life.

Smith is currently in the midst of a tour in support of her recent album, ‘Twelve’.

She’s also set to perform at Lollapalooza in Chicago on August 4.

For further information, visit Twilightdance.org.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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