"Patti Smith became, singer, songwriter, visual artist, and poet, became a highly influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her debut album Horses. Called the ""Godmother of Punk,” she integrated the beat poetry performance style with three-chord rock. Smith's most widely known song is ""Because the Night"", which was co-written with Bruce Springsteen and reached number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Patti Smith was named a Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture, and she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Born in Chicago and raised in South Jersey, Patti later moved to New York City and gained recognition as quite the visionary, multi-talented artist; she became known for the mergence of poetry and rock. She and her band released 8 studio albums on Arista Records. Her album Land, a compilation package of Horses, Radio Ethiopia, Easter, Wave, Dream of Life, Gone Again, Peace and Noise, and Gung Ho featured album cuts, as well as rare studio and live recordings. She later released her and her band’ s first Columbia recording, Trampin’ , which is critically acclaimed for its diversity, and its subjects range from motherhood to the preemptive strike on Iraq. Patti also released a CD of cover songs, Twelve. Since then, she has released another album entitled Banga. Aside from her music, Patti has written a large number of books, a few of which include Babel, Woolgathering, Early Work, The Coral Sea, and M Train.
How to hire Patti Smith for an event
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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Patti Smith.
Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Patti Smith, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Patti Smith or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Patti Smith's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Patti Smith for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate to the price range to book Patti Smith, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Patti Smith. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the Patti Smith booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Patti Smith for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Patti Smith booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Patti Smith charge for an event. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book Patti Smith for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Patti Smith agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Patti Smith, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Patti Smith booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Patti Smith, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Performing Arts-Grammy Award Or Nominee, Pop-Punk-Gothic, Acoustic Show, Age Group-30's-50's, Female, Rock, Rock-Modern