The Cure live in concert.

The Cure

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The Cure is 'Real Live Certified' and is in the top 5% of all live performers. Based on 232 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that The Cure is rated as an excellent live performer, with memorable shows that are worth seeing. The Cure concert reviews describe live shows and performances as extraordinary, retrospective, consistent, thunderous, melodic, astonishing, and whimsical.


Curva 4 Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Ciudad De México , Mexico (Nov 17); Estadio Nacional, Lima, Peru (Nov 22); Parque Sarmiento, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Nov 25); Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay (Nov 27); Estadio Monumental, Macul, Chile (Nov 30);


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Latest Release

Join The Dots: B-Sides & Rarities 1978>2001 The Fiction Years (May 30, 2023)

Artist Info

Crawley, United Kingdom (1977 - present) (1977 – present) (1977 Рpresent)
The Cure are a rock band which formed in 1976 in Crawley, England, United Kingdom.
Has Performed With
The Twilight Sad

Critic Concert Reviews

Louder Than War (UK)

December 5, 2023
The Cure, Blur, Pet Shop Boys : Primavera Sound Buenos Aires : Nov 2023

Chicago Concert Reviews (USA)

September 17, 2023
“Just Like Heaven” when gothic gods The Cure wrap Riot Fest alongside The Dresden Dolls, AFI

MAGNET Magazine (USA)

July 4, 2023
Robert Smith is living his best life—and what a joy it is to just be along for the ride! Over the course of the Cure’s 29-song set at the Wells Fargo Center, Smith danced, laughed, grinned and played to the sold-out crowd with a welcome mirth.

Miami New Times (USA)

July 3, 2023
The Cure Wrap Up Tour With Marathon Set in Miami

Tampa Bay Times (USA)

June 30, 2023
The English rockers’ Thursday concert at Amalie Arena was worth the 15-year wait.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (USA)

June 28, 2023
The Cure gives the fans a bang for their buck

Parklife DC (USA)

June 27, 2023
Robert Smith of The Cure seems mysterious to many people. Having long pegged him as a gloomy gus, some observers scratch their heads when Robert unspools beautiful new music or simply expresses genuine sentimentality.

Past critic reviews published in

Parklife DC (USA), The Boston Globe (USA), Live in Limbo (Canada), Daily Tribune (USA), Detroit Free Press (USA) and more

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