Patti Smith For End Of The Road

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Iconic rebel singer-songwriter and current Clash cover star Patti Smith has joined the bill for End of the Road Festival, thus completing the lineup for 2012.

"We have been huge fans of Patti Smith's work for many years and to have her finally play our festival is frankly surreal and a real honour," said the festival's directors. "There are few musicians whose names alone can evoke such a vast array of images, sounds and stories as Patti Smith's".

Other artists joining her at the Dorset festival include Grizzly Bear, Beach House, Graham Coxon, Alabama Shakes, Alt-J and many more.

The performance by the legendary outspoken punk will be a special event to behold, as End of the Road is an intimate festival in a peacock-strewn former Victorian pleasure garden offering a diverse artist lineup plus art, atmosphere, workshops, comedy, cinema, a woodland library, games, a healing field and the finest food and drinks.

You can read an extract from the in-depth and up-close Patti Smith feature here: http://www.clashmusic.com/feature/a-love-supreme

Ticket prices for End of the Road Festival, which runs from 31st August - 2nd September are:

Adult weekend (incl. camping): £150
Youth 13-17 years (must be accompanied by an adult): £120
Child 6-12 years (must be accompanied by an adult): £50
Child 0 - 5 years (must be purchased in advance & accompanied by an adult)
Free Campervan / Caravan pass £50

See http://www.endoftheroadfestival.com for full line-up details.

Words by Jamie Carson

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