Bookshop reading in Manchester for punk rock's original poetess...

Patti Smith, who plays the inappropriately named New Tent at the Glastonbury Festival next week, will take part in a Q&A session at the Manchester Dancehouse Theatre on June 30 where she’ll discuss her work and music as well as signing copies of patti smith complete published by Bloomsbury, priced ’20.

Tickets priced ‘5, include a fiver discount on the book and can be ordered from Waterstone’s, 91 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2BW (0161 837 3000).

Patti Smith, with original Patti Smith Group members Jay Dee Daugherty and Lenny Kaye, plays two shows at London Kentish Town Forum on July 1 & 2.


Tickets for the Forum shows are available from‘s 24-hour ticketline on 0870 121 0125 or click here to go to our online gig guide and ticket service.


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