The Cure detail full US headline tour

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The gothic-rock band are hitting the road in 2016.

Seminal rock group and heavy make-up enthusiasts The Cure have released the details of a full North American tour in 2016. Starting in New Orleans, the band will play key dates across the US, stopping off in cities like New York, Atlanta and Las Vegas. The band will be supported by Glaswegian post-punk revellers and self proclaimed “miserable bastards” The Twilight Sad. The band announced the tour via a statement on their official website:

“During the past 7 years the band has performed a number of ‘Reflections’ shows in LA and NYC, and headlined most of the major festivals, including Coachella, Lollapalooza, Bottlerock, Osheaga, two Austin City Limits, three Riots and a Voodoo… THE CURE TOUR 2016 will present Robert Smith (voice/guitar), Simon Gallup (bass), Jason Cooper (drums), Roger O’Donnell (keys) and Reeves Gabrels (guitar) as they explore 37 years of Cure songs, mixing hits, rarities, favourites and as yet unreleased tracks in a brand new stage production that promises to be the ‘must see’ show of the year!”

The Cure’s 2016 US tour dates in full:

11th May: TBA, New Orleans, LA
13th May: Frank Erwin Center Austin, TX
14th May: TBA, Houston, TX
15th May:  TBA, Dallas, TX
17th May: Don Haskins Center, El Paso, TX
19th May: The Chelsea Theater at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, NV
20th May: Sleep Train Amphitheater, Chula Vista, CA
22nd and 24th May: The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA
26th May: Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA
31st May: Festival Lawn at Deer Lake Park, Vancouver, British Columbia
3rd June: Maverik Center, Salt Lake City, UT
5th June: Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, Denver, CO
8th June: Starlight Theatre, Kansas City, MO
10th and 11th June: U.I.C. Pavilion, Chicago, IL
12th and13th June: TBA, Toronto, Ontario
14th June: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec
16th June: TBA, Boston, MA
18th and 20th June: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
22nd June: Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD
24th June:  Aarons Amphitheater Lakewood, Atlanta, GA
26th June: Bayfront Park Amphitheater, Miami, FL

Listen The Cure’s Robert Smith’s cover of The Twilight Sad’s ‘There’s A Girl In The Corner’ below.

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