Last summer, when I knew about this concert, I just couldn't pass it by.
It was worth it. Patti just gets better and better as she gets older.
This concert, with her Patti Smith Acoustic Band, was part of the tour entitled "We Shall Live Again" (a lyric from her Ghost Dance song)
It took me so long to post this, but here are pics & videos...
From Because the Night...
From People Have the Power...
She also paid homage to Pier Paolo Pasolini, whom in the past she'd mentioned as an influence and to whom she'd dedicated her poem italy (the round)..
On her official website she also reminisces about visiting the Pasolini memorial near Ostia,.
A memorable evening, made even more special by Patti chatting in Italian with the audience, and by the atmospheric setting in Ostia's archaeological area.