The Cure Diary

South Africa Trip


The Cure will play two shows in South Africa next year!!!

16.03.2019 - Johannesburg, Rock On The Lawns (South Africa)
21.03.2019 - Cape Town, Rock On The Lawns (South Africa)


In Between Days


New version of Tom Sheehan's photobook will be published XXX.

Disintegration 30th Anniversary Shows


The Cure will play Disintegration 30th anniversary shows!!!

24.05.2019 - Sydney, Opera House (Australia)
25.05.2019 - Sydney, Opera House (Australia)
27.05.2019 - Sydney, Opera House (Australia)
28.05.2019 - Sydney, Opera House (Australia)

Summer Festivals


The Cure will be headlining around 20 festivals next Summer - mostly in Europe.

08.06.2019 - Dublin, Malahide Castle (Ireland)
14.06.2019 - Nickelsdorf, Nova Rock Festival (Austria)
16.06.2019 - Firenze, Firenze Rocks (Italy)
21.06.2019 - Neuhausen ob Eck, Southside Festival (Germany)
23.06.2019 - Schessel, Hurricane Festival (Germany)
24.-26.06.2019 - Zagreb, InMusic Festival (Croatia)
28.06.2019 - Werchter, Rock Werchter (Belgium)
04.07.2019 - Novi Sad, Exit Festival (Serbia)
06.07.2019 - Roskidle, Roskilde Festival (Denmark)
11.07.2019 - Lisbon, NOS Alive (Portugal)
13.07.2019 - Madrid, Mad Cool Festival (Spain)
17.07.2019 - Athens, Ejekt Festival (Greece)
18.-20.07.2019 - Ostrava, Colours of Ostrava (Czech Republic)
22.07.2019 - Bucharest, Rock the City (Romania)
26.-28.07.2019 - Naeba, Fuji Rock Festival (Japan)
03.08.2019 - Moscow, Afisha Picnic (Russia)
07.08.2019 - Oslo, Øyafestivalen (Norway)
08.-10.08.2019 - Goteborg, Way Out West (Sweden)
09.-11.2019 - Helsinki, Flow Festival (Finland)
16.08.2019 - Glasgow, Bellahouston Park (UK)
23.08.2019 - Paris, Rock en Seine (France)

Anniversary Documentary


According to Tim Pope, we will see this year chronological documentary of The Cure's history. Robert Smith will tell the story and this will work alongside other events for the band's 40-year celebration.

This film will include material from Robert's collection which has never been seen before: Super-8, interviews, bootlegs, rare performances, behind-the-scenes and more.



Lol Tolhurst confirmed that there will be soon Italian translate of his book Cured.

Standing Still


First Third Books announced another photo book from the archives of celebrate music photographer - Paul Cox, worked with The Cure for over 35 sessions from 1981 to 2009.


It was planned for release in early 2017, but it was postponed until June 2018.

UPDATE (MAY 2018):

So new book will be called "Stills" and it will be published by Moonboy this Autumn.