Patti Smith Celebrating the Release of her New Album, 'Twelve,' with Three Special Shows at New York's Bowery Ballroom on Tuesday, April 24
Free Tickets for Patti's Exclusive 'Bowery Session' Performances Available with Purchase of 'Twelve' at Select New York Area Outlets
2007 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Patti Smith will celebrate the release of her new covers album, "Twelve," with her New York area fans at three exclusive performances at New York's Bowery Ballroom on Tuesday, April 24.
"Twelve" is Patti Smith's first album of new studio recordings since "trampin'," her Columbia Records debut, was released in 2004, and is the artist's first-ever full-length collection of songs originally created by other performers. The album will be in stores on Tuesday, April 24.
Fans purchasing "Twelve" at select New York outlets will receive a free ticket to one of Patti's three intimate "Bowery Sessions" shows. The three 30-minute concerts will include acoustic music, spoken word performances, and in-concert surprises. The doors open for each "Bowery Sessions" show at 6pm, 8:30pm, and 10:30pm.
For a limited time, in advance of "Twelve"'s April 24 release date, tickets for each of Patti's "Bowery Sessions" shows are available at: www.boweryballroom.com. An exclusive pass to all three "Bowery Sessions" is available only at the Bowery Ballroom site for $51.00 and includes a special 7" vinyl EP. Each ticket purchased at www.boweryballroom.com will include a copy of "Twelve" which may be picked up at the show.
Purchase "Twelve" at the following stores for a limited time and receive a free ticket to one of Patti Smith's "Bowery Sessions" concerts:
Borders 461 Park Ave. New York, NY 10022 Borders 576 Second Ave. New York, NY 10016 Borders 100 Broadway New York, NY 10009 Borders The Shops at Columbus Circle 10 Columbus Circle New York, NY 10019 Borders 2 Penn Plaza New York, NY 10121 Virgin Megastore 52 E 14th New York, NY 10003 FYE 1290 Avenue of the Americas New York NY 10104 J&R 23 Park Row New York, NY 1003 TICKETS TO EACH SHOW ARE LIMITED. Quantities Limited to 4 tickets per person 18 and Over only Please visit myspace.com/pattismith or pattismith.net for more details
SOURCE: Columbia Records
CONTACT: Benny Tarantini, Columbia Records, Media, New York,