Summerstage Night Belongs to Fred "Sonic" Smith (Patti Smith's Tribute)

by Sachyn Mital

15 September 2017

 

Patti Smith and Her Band Tribute to the Late Fred "Sonic" Smith

14 Sep 2017: Rumsey Playfield — New York

In a recent conversation with the NY Post, Patti Smith noted that her show at Summerstage became a tribute to her late husband in a roundabout way. The September 14th performance “was not something specifically planned, it was a positive piece of fate… The band was asked to play Central Park on 14 September, which is Fred’s birthday and it seemed natural that we center the concert around him.”

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