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Sunday 17 December 2017

Patti to headline Serpentine show

Patti Smith will perform in Hyde Park in June
Patti Smith will perform in Hyde Park in June

Patti Smith is to perform in London's Hyde Park for the Serpentine Sessions.

The Godmother of Punk will headline the outdoor gig on June 29 with her band - Lenny Kaye, Tony Shanahan, Jay Dee Daugherty and Jack Petruzzelli - as they play to 3,000 fans.

Brooklyn pop quartet Grizzly Bear will open the summertime concerts on June 28, while folk singer Laura Marling will be the closing act on July 1.

Support acts will be announced at a later date.

Last year's inaugural gigs saw Regina Spektor, Bon Iver and Tindersticks as headlining acts.

Tickets for the Serpentine Sessions go on sale on April 23 at www.serpentinesessions.com.

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