FLOWERS OF LOVE

www.thecure.cz

The Cure Live (1978)


Crawley, The Rocket (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Porl Thompson, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORT ACT

Lockjaw


VENUE

The Rocket (now The Railway)
2-4 Brighton Road
Crawley, West Sussex
RH10 6AA
United Kingdom

Crawley, Montefiore Institute (UK)


INCOMPLETE SETLIST

???, Subway Song, ???


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Porl Thompson, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORT ACT

Flight


STORY

There is a story from Kevin Cohen (Flight member) at Cure Concerts website.


VENUE

Montefiore Institute
Hazelwick Road
Three Bridges
Crawley, West Sussex
RH10 1NA
United Kingdom


MEMORABILIA

ticket

Ticket is available at Cure Concerts website.

Redhill, Lakers Hotel (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Porl Thompson, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORT ACT

Lockjaw


INFO

Unknown date.


VENUE

Lakers Hotel (now Toby Carvery Redhill)
Redstone Hill
Redhill, Surrey
RH1 4BL
United Kingdom

www.tobycarvery.co.uk

Crawley, The Rocket (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORT ACT

Lockjaw


VENUE

The Rocket (now The Railway)
2-4 Brighton Road
Crawley, West Sussex
RH10 6AA
United Kingdom

Redhill, Lakers Hotel (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

The Hotpoints (???)


VENUE

Lakers Hotel (now Toby Carvery Redhill)
Redstone Hill
Redhill, Surrey
RH1 4BL
United Kingdom

www.tobycarvery.co.uk

Crawley, The Rocket (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


VENUE

The Rocket (now The Railway)
2-4 Brighton Road
Crawley, West Sussex
RH10 6AA
United Kingdom

Horley, The Buccaneer (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORT ACT

Lockjaw


INFO

Some sources states that was at The Buccaneer in Brighton, but it's wrong information.


VENUE

The Buccaneer
Horley, Surrey
RH6
United Kingdom

Redhill, Lakers Hotel (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


VENUE

Lakers Hotel (now Toby Carvery Redhill)
Redstone Hill
Redhill, Surrey
RH1 4BL
United Kingdom

www.tobycarvery.co.uk

Horley, The Buccaneer (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORT ACT

Lockjaw


STORY

Michael Dempsey: "The Buccaneer, Horley 12th August 1978. Lockjaw were Simon Gallup's band. Design possibly by Simon's brother Rick." from Michael Dempsey website


VENUE

The Buccaneer
Horley, Surrey
RH6
United Kingdom


MEMORABILIA

poster

Poster is available at Michael Dempsey website, scan is taken from Clinical Prescriptions book.

Redhill, Merstham Village Hall (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORT ACT

Lockjaw


VENUE

Merstham Village Hall
Station Rd N
Redhill, Surrey
RH13
United Kingdom

Redhill, Lakers Hotel (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

The Hotpoints (???)


VENUE

Lakers Hotel (now Toby Carvery Redhill)
Redstone Hill
Redhill, Surrey
RH1 4BL
United Kingdom

www.tobycarvery.co.uk

Redhill, Lakers Hotel (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


INFO

This date seems to be wrong. The Cure signed Fiction Records on that day.


VENUE

Lakers Hotel (now Toby Carvery Redhill)
Redstone Hill
Redhill, Surrey
RH1 4BL
United Kingdom

www.tobycarvery.co.uk

Redhill, Lakers Hotel (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


VENUE

Lakers Hotel (now Toby Carvery Redhill)
Redstone Hill
Redhill, Surrey
RH1 4BL
United Kingdom

www.tobycarvery.co.uk

Canterbury, Kent University (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Wire


VENUE

Eliot Dining Hall at Kent University
Canterbury, Kent
CT2 7NJ
United Kingdom


MEMORABILIA

ticket tour advert 19781000.chairsmissing.uk-adv2

1. ticket
2. full page Chair Missing (Wire) album advert with UK tour dates
3. half page Chair Missing (Wire) album advert with UK tour dates

Ticket is available at Cure Concerts website. Scan of the full page album advert is taken from Melody Maker (16/9/1978), half page advert is from Clinical Prescriptions book.

London, City Poly Student Union (UK)


CANCELLED


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Wire


INFO

The Cure's show was cancelled. The band arrived at the gig too late, and Wire had just gone onstage.


VENUE

City Poly Student Union aka City of London Polytechnic
102-105 Whitechapel High Street
London
E1 7RA
United Kingdom


MEMORABILIA

poster tour advert tour advert advert

1. poster
2. full page Chair Missing (Wire) album advert with UK tour dates
3. half page Chair Missing (Wire) album advert with UK tour dates
4. venue advert

Scans are available at Cure Concerts (poster) and A Foolish Arrangement (venue advert) websites. Scan of the full page album advert is taken from Melody Maker (16/9/1978), half page advert is from Clinical Prescriptions book.

Redhill, Lakers Hotel (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


VENUE

Lakers Hotel (now Toby Carvery Redhill)
Redstone Hill
Redhill, Surrey
RH1 4BL
United Kingdom

www.tobycarvery.co.uk

London, New Windsor Castle (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Young Bucks


VENUE

New Windsor Castle
309 Harrow Road
London, Greater London
W9 3RG
United Kingdom


MEMORABILIA

advert

This venue advert is taken from NME (21/10/1978).

Redhill, Lakers Hotel (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


VENUE

Lakers Hotel (now Toby Carvery Redhill)
Redstone Hill
Redhill, Surrey
RH1 4BL
United Kingdom

www.tobycarvery.co.uk

London, New Windsor Castle (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Speedometers


VENUE

New Windsor Castle
309 Harrow Road
London, Greater London
W9 3RG
United Kingdom


MEMORABILIA

advert

This venue advert is taken from NME (4/11/1978).

London, New Windsor Castle (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Electrotunes


VENUE

New Windsor Castle
309 Harrow Road
London, Greater London
W9 3RG
United Kingdom


MEMORABILIA

advert

This venue advert is taken from NME (11/11/1978).

London, Railway Hotel (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

UK Subs


VENUE

Moonlight Club at Railway Hotel
100 West End Lane
West Hampstead, London
NW6 2LU
United Kingdom


MEMORABILIA

advert

Advert is taken from Clinical Prescriptions book.

High Wycombe, Town Hall (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Generation X


VENUE

Town Hall (now Swan Theatre)
Saint Mary Street
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HP11 2XE
United Kingdom

www.wycombeswan.co.uk

Northampton, County Cricket Club (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Generation X


VENUE

County Cricket Club (now Northants Cricket Club)
Abington Avenue
Northampton
NN1 4PR
United Kingdom

Croydon, Greyhound Hotel (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Generation X


VENUE

Foxes at the Greyhound Hotel
Park Lane
Croydon
CR0
United Kingdom


MEMORABILIA

advert advert

Venue adverts.

Cardiff, Top Rank (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Generation X


VENUE

Top Rank
Agate Street
Cardiff, Glamorgan
CF2 1PF
United Kingdom

Halesowen, Tiffany's (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Generation X (???)


INFO

According to the British music press Generation X played Cheltenham Town Hall with The Rotovators this day. But official biography Ten Imaginary Years (1988) has a story about the show in Halesowen.


VENUE

Tiffany's
Halesowen
United Kingdom

Birmingham, Aston University (UK)


INCOMPLETE SETLIST

???, Paranoid, ???


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Generation X


VENUE

Aston University
Aston Triangle
Birmingham
B4 7ET
United Kingdom

www.aston.ac.uk

Cromer, West Runton Pavilion (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST OR CANCELLED ???


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Generation X


INFO

According to Generation X - Day by Day website this show was cancelled.


VENUE

West Runton Pavilion
Cromer
NR27 9QP
United Kingdom

demolished in 1986

Bristol, Locarno (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Generation X


VENUE

Locarno
Frogmore Street
Bristol
United Kingdom


MEMORABILIA

poster

Poster is available at Cure Concerts website.

Dunstable, California Ballroom (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Generation X


INFO

Originally scheduled to play Herford Castle Hall, then replaced by Dunstable California Ballroom which was announced for 12 December 1978. After an incident between Lol Tolhurst and Billy Idol in Bristol this was The Cure's last show with Generation X.


VENUE

California Ballroom
Whipsnade Road
Dunstable
United Kingdom

www.california-ballroom.info


MEMORABILIA

advert advert advert

1. venue advert taken from Melody Maker (25/11/1978)
2. venue advert taken from NME (2/12/1978)
3. venue advert available at Cure Concerts website

London, Railway Hotel (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


VENUE

Moonlight Club at Railway Hotel
100 West End Lane
West Hampstead, London
NW6 2LU
United Kingdom

Canterbury, Kent University (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

The Jam


INFO

According to John Sanders, The Cure replaced another support group The Dickies.


VENUE

Sports Hall at Kent University
Canterbury, Kent
CT2
United Kingdom


MEMORABILIA

poster (green version) poster

Posters are available at Cure Concerts website.

Oxford, Corn Dolly (UK)


INCOMPLETE SETLIST

10:15 Saturday Night, ???


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


VENUE

Corn Dolly
Frewin Court / Corn Market Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire
OX1
United Kingdom

Leeds, The Fan Club (UK)


CANCELLED


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Generation X


VENUE

The Fan Club at Roots aka Cosmo Club
Francis Street
Chapeltown
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LS7
United Kingdom

York, Grey Hall (UK)


CANCELLED


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Generation X


VENUE

Grey Hall
York
United Kingdom

Colchester, Woods Leisure Centre (UK)


CANCELLED


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Generation X


VENUE

Woods Leisure Centre
Colchester
United Kingdom

London, New Windsor Castle (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Young Ones


VENUE

New Windsor Castle
309 Harrow Road
London, Greater London
W9 3RG
United Kingdom


MEMORABILIA

tour advert advert

Adverts.

London, The Hope & Anchor (UK)



UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


VENUE

The Hope & Anchor
207 Upper Street
Islington, London
N1 1RL
United Kingdom


MEMORABILIA

tour advert advert

Adverts.

London, Railway Hotel (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


VENUE

Moonlight Club at Railway Hotel
100 West End Lane
West Hampstead, London
NW6 2LU
United Kingdom


MEMORABILIA

tour advert

Advert.

Crawley, The Upjohn Limited (Mat) (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


VENUE

The Upjohn Limited (now Pharmacia & Upjohn Ltd)
Flemming Way
Crawley, West Sussex
RH10 2LZ
United Kingdom

London, Music Machine (Evg) (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

The Pirates


VENUE

Music Machine (later known as Camden Palace, now Koko)
1A Camden High Street
Camden, London
NW1 7JE
United Kingdom

www.koko.uk.com


MEMORABILIA

advert advert advert

Adverts.

London, The Marquee Club (UK)


UNKNOWN SETLIST


LINE-UP

Robert Smith, Michael Dempsey, Laurence Tolhurst


SUPPORTING

Ian Gillan Band or Ultravox ???


INFO

According to the British music press The Cure were supposed to play at The Marquee on 27 December 1978, but there is info at Cure Concerts website that it was day earlier. So what ???


VENUE

The Marquee Club
90 Wardour Street
London
W1
United Kingdom

www.themarqueeclub.co.uk
www.themarqueeclub.net (unofficial)


MEMORABILIA

poster advert

news article

1. poster
2. advert
3. news article

Ultravox poster is available at Cure Concerts website.