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: 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 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:

  461 Park Ave.
  New York, NY 10022

  576 Second Ave.
  New York, NY 10016

  100 Broadway
  New York, NY 10009

  The Shops at Columbus Circle
  10 Columbus Circle
  New York, NY 10019

  2 Penn Plaza
  New York, NY 10121

  Virgin Megastore
  52 E 14th
  New York, NY  10003

  1290 Avenue of the Americas
  New York NY  10104

  23 Park Row
  New York, NY 1003


  Quantities Limited to 4 tickets per person
  18 and Over only

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SOURCE: Columbia Records

CONTACT: Benny Tarantini, Columbia Records, Media, New York,

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