Patti Smith will present ‘Words and Music’ show at McCarter Theater Center

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Patti Smith will present a “Words and Music” show at the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, Sept. 23.

Patti Smith will present a show titled “Words and Music” at the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, Sept. 23, with tickets going on sale June 29 at noon. Visit

According to the McCarter website: “For her performance of Words and Music, Smith is backed by her longtime partner guitarist Lenny Kaye and bassist Tony Shanahan, sharing original spoken-word stories from her life interspersed with songs.”

Smith has presented “Words and Music” shows before. Here is a New York Times review of her “Words and Music” show at the Minetta Lane Theatre in New York in 2018.

She and her band will open for The National at Madison Square Garden in New York, Aug. 18, but no other shows in New Jersey or New York have currently been announced.


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