Thom Yorke, Patti Smith confirmed for climate change concert

The event will take place at Le Trianon theatre in Paris on December 4, 2015

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Thom Yorke and Patti Smith will both perform at Pathway To Paris at Le Trianon theatre in Paris on December 4, 2015.

Pathway To Paris is planned to coincide with the UN Climate Change Conference, which runs in Paris from November 30 to December 11.

Pathway To Paris was co-founded by Jesse Paris Smith and Rebecca Foon, who will appear at the concert alongside featured speakers Bill McKibben, Naomi Klein and Vandana Shiva and other musicians including Flea and Dhani Harrison.


The concert, held in partnership with, follows Pathway to Paris’s 2014 event at New York’s Le Poisson Rouge, where Smith, Lenny Kaye and Thurston Moore performed.

Meanwhile, Yorke is scheduled to play Tokyo’s Summersonic Festival on August 15, 2015.

Yorke will appear at Hostess Club’s all-nighter in Tokyo, which is part of the Summersonic Festival.


The Hostess Club website bills Yorke’s performance as a Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes show.

Recently, Yorke recorded the soundtrack to a new exhibition by visual artist Stanley Donwood.

Donwood, who has been designing Radiohead’s artwork since The Bends, launched the showcase on May 21 at Carriageworks in Sydney, Australia. The exhibit, which spans 25 years’ worth of work, is titled The Panic Room and closed on June 6.

Yorke’s ambient soundtrack, “Subterranea“, last 432 hours – or 18-days. Billboard reports that the track was built from 25,920 pieces of music.

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