Patti Smith to perform in NYC as part of pop-up festival

Legendary singer-songwriter, musician, author, and poet Patti Smith will perform in New York City tomorrow, March 9th, as part of the ongoing ‘NY PopsUp’ festival.

Smith will dish out poetry and music at The Brooklyn Museum at 12:30 PM ET on Tuesday. The event will honor the memory of artist Robert Mapplethorpe on the anniversary of his death (March 9, 1989).

You can catch the performance via the festival’s Instagram page.

Here’s more on ‘NY PopsUp’ via their official website:

NY PopsUp is an expansive festival consisting of hundreds of pop-up performances that will regularly permeate the daily lives of New Yorkers. It is intended to revitalize the spirit and emotional well-being of New York citizens through the energy of live performance. The programming for NY PopsUp will be led by the interdisciplinary artist Zack Winokur, in partnership with a hand-selected council of artistic advisors who represent the diversity of New York’s dynamic performing arts scenes and artistic communities. NY PopsUp will launch on Saturday, February 20 and run through Labor Day – with the 20th Anniversary of the Tribeca Film Festival and the Festival at Little Island at Pier 55 serving as its apexes.

You can get more info from their FAQ page.

[via BroadwayWorld]

Photo by Beni Köhler

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