Broadside announcing a 1973 performance by Patti Smith on the anniversary of the death of Rimbaud.
[NY: Gotham Book Mart, 1973].
Legal-size sheet of blue stock printed in black. First edition. The event, the first of Patti's "Rock and Rimbaud" performances, took place on the roof of Le Jardin in the Hotel Diplomat. Patti performed accompanied by Lenny Kaye and Bill Elliot, even including songs by Kurt Weil and Hank Ballard in their set. The broadside features a line drawing of Rimbaud by Patti and lists the program of events, with "special appreciation to The Wartoke Concern, Robert Mapplethorpe, Dennis Florio, Sharon Ensko, Sam Wagstaff and Gotham Book Mart." An important early gig for Patti at the incipient stages of her music career preceding her first recording. Couple of inoffensive soft creases, else fine (14" x 8.5").