News Aug 20, 2012

Russell Crowe Rocks Reykjavik Culture Night

As Icelanders celebrated Reykjavik Culture Night over the weekend, Russell Crowe, musician Alan Doyle and singer Patti Smith performed “Because the Night” at the annual festival. According to, Mr. Crowe invited Patti Smith to come on stage at around midway through his concert with Alan to take on this signature Patti Smith song.

Iceland has been swamped with celebrities over the last months including Leonardo DiCaprio, Patti Smith, Tom Cruise, Naomi Watts, Robbie Williams, Ben Stiller, Emma Watson and Bruce Willis.

Watch the video of Patti Smith and Russell Crowe sing a duet of “Because the Night” during Reykjavik Culture Night on E! Online.

Read more about the performance here.