The Cure will bring their European tour to Belfast this evening.
The legendary rock band are due to play shows across the British Isles in December. It will include stops at famous venues such as Wembley OVO Arena, First Direct Arena in Leeds and more.
It comes after a run of shows across Europe, which spanned from October through to the end of November. The 44 date tour will conclude with a series of gigs in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The Cure are preparing to release their first new studio album since 2008, it is entitled Songs of a Lost World. A release date has not been confirmed, but it is expected in 2023.
If you are going to any of the dates on the UK tour, or are wondering if you can still get tickets. Here is all you need to know:
When and where are The Cure playing next?
The next date on The Cure’s tour will take place in Belfast. The band will play the SSE Arena in the city on Friday (2 December).
The full address for the venue is: 2 Queens Quay, Belfast BT3 9QQ.
What time does the concert start?
The doors will open at the SSE Arena at 6pm on 2 December. A support act is scheduled to take the stage at 7pm and the set will last until 7.45pm.
The Cure are due on stage at 8.15pm and scheduled to finish at 11pm. SSE Arena advises that all times are subject to change.
Can you still get tickets?
Ticketmaster’s website is show “limited availability” to the Henieken Green Room at the SSE Arena, while there is “low availablity” for the rest of the arena. Standing tickets start at £62 each.
There is also “low availability” for the remaining dates on sale on Ticketmaster for the tour.
Who is the support act?
The Twilight Sad are the current support act for The Cure’s tour. A Scottish post-punk/ indie rock and their most popular songs on Spotify are: There’s a Girl in the Corner, Last January, It Never Was the Same, In Nowheres.
What is the setlist on The Cure’s tour?
The Cure have been on tour since October and have played 36 shows so far. Setlist.fm have confirmed the setlist played so far, it is as follows:
- Pictures of You
- A Night Like This
- And Nothing Is Forever
- The Last Day of Summer
- A Fragile Thing
- At Night
- A Strange Day
- The Hanging Garden
- Play for Today
- Shake Dog Shake
- From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea
- I Can Never Say Goodbye
- Charlotte Sometimes
- A Forest
- The Walk
- Friday I’m in Love
- Close to Me
- In Between Days
- Just Like Heaven
- Boys Don’t Cry
What are the full list of UK tour dates?
The Cure’s UK and Ireland tour will see the band play the following dates:
- 1 December - 3Arena, Dublin
- 2 December - SSE Arena, Belfast
- 4 December - OVO Hydro, Glasgow
- 6 December - First Direct Arena, Leeds
- 7 December - Utilita Arena, Birmingham
- 8 December - Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
- 11 December - OVO Arena, Wembley
- 12 December - OVO Arena, Wembley
- 13 December - OVO Arena, Wembley