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Rotten weather has forced Patti Smith's Dublin gig indoors

Patti’s performance will now take place in ‘two tented structures’ at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham.
Jun 1st 2015, 3:48 PM 23,638 34


Organisers have been forced to rethink legendary singer Patti Smith’s outdoor gig at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham tonight because of the rotten weather.

Patti Smith in Concert - Shepherds Bush O2 Source: Richard Gray/EMPICS Entertainment

The concert will now take place in ‘two tented structures’ at the Royal Hospital, instead of outside on the main stage as originally planned.

The organisers say:

In light of the inclement weather and gale force winds, two adjoining stages in two tented structures will be used for tonight’s show, with two artists performing in each one – none of which will clash with each other’s performance.

Those of you with Forbidden Fruit tickets are in for a treat, as the weekend passes are valid for entry into Smith’s gig.

Tweet by @Ticketmaster Ireland Source: Ticketmaster Ireland/Twitter

Patti Smith will perform her classic album Horses in full at 9.15pm – here is the new running order:

  • New Secret Weapon: 6pm (Tent 2)
  • Ariel Pink: 6.40pm (Tent 1)
  • Spiritualized: 7.55pm (Tent 2)
  • Patti Smith: 9.15pm (Tent 1)

Written by Valerie Loftus and originally published on

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