The Cure Announce 40th Anniversary Concert Film

This summer you can see The Cure in theaters near you. The band has announced their new concert film The Cure Anniversary 1978 – 2018: Live In Hyde Park London.

Filmed during The Cure’s 2018 career-spanning set at London’s Hyde Park and shot in 4K, the Tim Pope-directed film opens in theaters globally July 11th. So far, a list of showings hasn’t been revealed. Find more information and get tickets starting June 6th here.

Speaking about the project, frontman Robert Smith said “This really was the perfect way to celebrate 40 years of the band. It was a fabulous day none of us will ever forget.”

Tim Pope added “Working alongside Robert for these 37 years of the band’s 40-year history – and also having previously filmed the band for the 35mm ‘In Orange’ 1986 concert film – I wanted cinema-goers to feel like they were in the thick of the action, in the heart of the music. Our film really captures the true power and passion of The Cure’s music for a global audience.”

Meanwhile, The Cure has been celebrating the 30th anniversary of Disintegration with a multi-night stint at the Sydney Opera House, where they perform the album in full. The band will livestream their May 30th performance on Facebook and Youtube.

Recently, The Cure announced their new Pasadena Daydream Festival in Pasadena, California. The lineup features Throwing Muses, Deftones, Pixies, and more. Get tickets here. The band will also play various festivals around the world this summer. Check out all their dates here.

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Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Illinois Entertainer. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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