PHOTOS: Patti Smith and Her Band at the Wiltern in Los Angeles, Sept. 7, 2022


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Singer/songwriter/poet/activist/Rock and Roll of Fame icon Patti Smith and Her Band brought their live show to the Wiltern in Los Angeles this past Wednesday, Sept. 7, for a masterclass in music — and cultural — history.

Smith and her band — Lenny Kaye (guitar), Jackson Smith (guitar), Tony Shanahan (bass, keys) and Jay Dee Daugherty (drums) — have been playing some shows the past few months, mostly overseas, and have a few more on the schedule:

Sep 9 Abiquiu, NM Ladder To The Moon (Trio)
Sep 14 Pioneertown, CA Pappy & Harriet’s (with her band)
Sep 16 Camden, NJ XPoNential Music Festival (with her band)
Sep 17 Red Bank, NJ Count Basie (and band)
Sep 26 Sevilla, Spain Icónica Fest
Sep 28 San Sebastian, Spain Auditorio Kursaal

At the Wiltern, Smith led the ensemble through a a 17-song performance visiting eras from her influential career, including the Patti Smith Group and beyond, as well as covers of artists such as Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg, the Who, Neil Young, the Stooges and more.

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

The set list:

Redondo Beach
The Wicked Messenger (Bob Dylan cover)
Footnote to Howl (Allen Ginsberg cover)
My Blakean Year
Nine
Free Money
Ghost Dance
Dancing Barefoot
Beneath the Southern Cross
I Wanna Be Your Dog (The Stooges cover) (band only)
Dog Dream (a poem)
One Too Many Mornings (Bob Dylan cover)
After the Gold Rush (Neil Young cover)
Because the Night
Pissing in a River
Gloria (Them cover)

Encore:
My Generation (The Who cover)

Below, enjoy a gallery of images of Patti Smith and Her Band from the show, as taken by Jerome Brunet.

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith, Wiltern Theater, Los Angeles, CA, 2022.

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Patti Smith at the Wiltern, Sept. 7, 2022 (Image: © Jerome Brunet)

Comments

  • Suann Childers says:

    WONDERFUL!

  • Elise Brown says:

    Can you please correct your Patti Smith info?
    She will appear with her band at the XPoNential Music Festival in Camden, NJ this Friday, Sept. 16, as noted in the festival poster, press releases and official website. (xpnfest.org)

  • Meg says:

    Patti is a human god.

  • Ida says:

    Jackson Smith was not st the show due to his mother-in-law’s very recent death. Another musician filled in.



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