Patti Smith to perform in Finland

Singer and poet Patti Smith will give two performances in July. The godmother of punk will appear at the Tampere Hall on July 8 and on the following evening at the Helsinki Music Centre.

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Her classic “Horses” album, released in 1975, propelled her to fame as the queen of the fledgling punk movement in New York.

Smith's most recent record, her eleventh studio album “Banga”, was released last summer. The album has received widespread critical acclaim.