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The Cure Concerts Trivia
 

Longest ever Cure Concert

lasted for about 4 hours, 16 Minutes and contained the most ever number of songs played at a The Cure concert. 50 songs. It had a 25 songs mainset and 4 encores with another 25 songs.

Largest Audience
With not counting Festival Shows, but just single The Cure concerts, the largest audience appearances so far are:

  1. 65.000-70.000: 2019-10-08 Ciudad de México - Foro Sol (Mexico)
  2. 65.000: 2018-07-07 London - Hyde Park (England)
  3. 57.304: 2013-04-21 Ciudad de México - Foro Sol (Mexico)
  4. 50.000: 1989-09-08 Los Angeles - Dodger Stadium (USA/CA)

WHOLE ALBUMS PLAYED LIVE
Since 2002 The Cure performed several albums live, in their entirety.

Three Imaginary Boys (1979)
2011-05-31 Sydney - Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall (Australia/NSW) (*)
2011-06-01 Sydney - Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall (Australia/NSW)
2011-11-15 London - Royal Albert Hall (England)
2011-11-21 Los Angeles - Pantages Theatre (USA/CA)
2011-11-22 Los Angeles - Pantages Theatre (USA/CA)
2011-11-23 Los Angeles - Pantages Theatre (USA/CA)
2011-11-25 New York City - Beacon Theatre (USA/NY)
2011-11-26 New York City - Beacon Theatre (USA/NY)
2011-11-27 New York City - Beacon Theatre (USA/NY)

(*) missing "The Weedy Burton"
Seventeen Seconds (1980)
2011-05-31 Sydney - Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall (Australia/NSW)
2011-06-01 Sydney - Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall (Australia/NSW)
2011-11-15 London - Royal Albert Hall (England)
2011-11-21 Los Angeles - Pantages Theatre (USA/CA)
2011-11-22 Los Angeles - Pantages Theatre (USA/CA)
2011-11-23 Los Angeles - Pantages Theatre (USA/CA)
2011-11-25 New York City - Beacon Theatre (USA/NY)
2011-11-26 New York City - Beacon Theatre (USA/NY)
2011-11-27 New York City - Beacon Theatre (USA/NY)
Faith (1981)
2011-05-31 Sydney - Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall (Australia/NSW)
2011-06-01 Sydney - Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall (Australia/NSW)
2011-11-15 London - Royal Albert Hall (England)
2011-11-21 Los Angeles - Pantages Theatre (USA/CA)
2011-11-22 Los Angeles - Pantages Theatre (USA/CA)
2011-11-23 Los Angeles - Pantages Theatre (USA/CA)
2011-11-25 New York City - Beacon Theatre (USA/NY)
2011-11-26 New York City - Beacon Theatre (USA/NY)
2011-11-27 New York City - Beacon Theatre (USA/NY)
Pornography (1982)
2002-11-07 Brussel - Vorst Nationaal (Belgium)
2002-11-11 Berlin - Tempodrom (Germany)
2002-11-12 Berlin - Tempodrom (Germany)
The Top (1984) *
2014-12-21 London - Eventim Apollo (England) *
2014-12-22 London - Eventim Apollo (England) *
2014-12-23 London - Eventim Apollo (England) *

* All album songs have been played but not in correct order and with various other songs inbetween
Disintegration (1989)
1989-06-30 Madrid - Plaza de Toros de las Ventas (Spain) *
1989-07-04 Nantes - Salle de la Beaujoire (France) *
1989-07-08 Paris - Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy (France) *
1989-07-15 Dublin - R.D.S. Simmonscourt Pavilion (Ireland) *
1989-07-20 Birmingham - NEC Arena (England) *
1989-07-22 London - Wembley Arena (England) *
1989-07-24 London - Wembley Arena (England) *
1989-08-20 East Rutherford - Giants Stadium (USA/NJ) *
1989-08-22 Landover - Capital Centre (USA/MD) *
1989-08-23 Philadelphia - Spectrum (USA/PA) *
1989-08-25 Montréal - Forum (Canada/QC) *
1989-08-26 Ottawa - Lansdowne Park (Canada/ON) *
1989-08-28 Toronto - CNE Grandstand (Canada/ON) *
1989-08-29 Richfield - Coliseum Theatre (USA/OH) *
1989-08-30 Auburn Hills - The Palace of Auburn Hills (USA/MI) *
1989-08-31 Rosemont - Rosemont Horizon (USA/IL) *
1989-09-04 Greenwood Village - Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre (USA/CO) *
1989-09-08 Los Angeles - Dodger Stadium (USA/CA) *
1989-09-09 Oakland - Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena (USA/CA) *
1989-09-10 Mountain View - Shoreline Amphitheatre (USA/CA) *
1989-09-12 San Diego - San Diego Sports Arena (USA/CA) *
1989-09-13 Chandler - Compton Terrace (USA/AZ) *
1989-09-15 Dallas - Coca-Cola Starplex Amphitheatre (USA/TX) *
1989-09-16 Houston - The Summit (USA/TX) *
1989-09-17 New Orleans - Kiefer UNO Lakefront Arena (USA/LA) *
1989-09-19 Atlanta - Coca Cola Lakewood Amphitheatre (USA/GA) *
1989-09-20 Durham - Cameron Indoor Stadium (USA/NC) *
1989-09-23 Mansfield - Great Woods Performing Arts Center (USA/MA) *
2002-11-07 Brussel - Vorst Nationaal (Belgium)
2002-11-11 Berlin - Tempodrom (Germany)
2002-11-12 Berlin - Tempodrom (Germany)
2019-05-24 Sydney - Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall (Australia/NSW)
2019-05-25 Sydney - Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall (Australia/NSW)
2019-05-27 Sydney - Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall (Australia/NSW)
2019-05-28 Sydney - Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall (Australia/NSW)
2019-05-30 Sydney - Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall (Australia/NSW)

* All album songs have been played but not in correct order and with various other songs inbetween
Bloodflowers (2000)
2002-11-07 Brussel - Vorst Nationaal (Belgium)
2002-11-11 Berlin - Tempodrom (Germany)
2002-11-12 Berlin - Tempodrom (Germany)
4:13 Dream (2008)
2008-10-11 Roma - Piazza San Giovanni (Italy)
In the 2000s, ideas were floated to put on another trilogy-style show in the future, performing the albums 'The Top', 'The Head On The Door' and 'Kiss me, Kiss me, Kiss me' in their entirety.
In addition, the albums 'Wish', 'Wild Mood Swings' and 'The Cure' await a future performance in their entirety to complete the list of The Cure studio albums.

songs not yet played live
Album Songs
  • The Dream
  • The Upstairs Room
  • Speak My Language
  • Icing Sugar
  • Coming Up
  • Truth Goodness and Beauty
  • Fake
  • This Morning
B-Sides, O.S.T., Compilation Songs
  • Mr. Pink Eyes
  • Throw Your Foot
  • New Day
  • A Few Hours After This...
  • Breathe
  • A Chain Of Flowers
  • Snow In Summer
  • Sugar Girl
  • To The Sky
  • Play
  • Halo
  • Scared As You
  • A Foolish Arrangement
  • Dredd Song
  • It Used To Be Me
  • Ocean
  • Adonais
  • Home
  • Waiting
  • A Pink Dream
  • More Than This
  • Possession
  • Why Can't I Be Me?
  • Your God Is Fear
  • NY Trip
  • All Kinds Of Stuff
  • Down Under
  • Without You


  • various trivia
    1976-12-18 Crawley
    • Acoustic performance

    1977-09-11 Crawley
    • This was the last Easy Cure concert with Peter O'Toole, who left the band.

    1978-04-22 Crawley
    • This was the last Easy Cure concert with Porl Thompson, who left the band but rejoined in 1983/1984.

    1978-05-18 Crawley
    • This was the band's first concert under the name 'The Cure'.

    1978-11-28 Cardiff
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Wales.

    1979-07-29 Groningen
    • This was the first The Cure concert outside the UK.
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Netherlands.

    1979-08-17 Bilzen
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Belgium.

    1979-09-05 Belfast
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Northern Ireland.
    • The Cure had no equipment, so they had to find equipment to borrow. To give them more time, Siouxsie and the Banshees played first and The Cure played after them.

    1979-09-07 Aberdeen
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Scotland.

    1979-11-16 Liverpool
    • This was the first concert of Simon Gallup and Matthieu Hartley
    • During an interview at 'The Velvet Hum' in 2023, Simon said that they played an early version of 'A Forest' at this concert. Listen on mixcloud.com from 1:44:14.

    1979-12-17 Paris
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in France. However, 9 days before this concert, the Cure had already made a TV appearance at 'Chorus' in Paris.

    1980-04-04 London
    • Robert and Matthieu joining an all-star band to protest against the imprisonment of the Stranglers singer.

    1980-04-12 Cherry Hill
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in the USA and outside Europe.

    1980-05-26 Krefeld
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Germany.

    1980-05-28 Berlin
    • 'Killing An Arab' was modified to 'Killing Kevin Keagan'.

    1980-05-31 Herford
    • Robert dedicated 'Happy Birthday', a version of 'Forever' based on the song 'Three', to Simon, who had turned 20 that night.

    1980-06-06 Petit-Quevilly
    • 'Forever' was introduced as 'I Hate Discos'.

    1980-07-18 Apeldoorn
    • on the first chorus of 'Jumping Someone Else's Train' Robert sang 'Another Journey By Train' instead of 'Jumping Someone Else's Train'

    1980-07-29 Auckland
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in New Zealand.

    1980-08-08 Sydney
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Australia.

    1980-08-31 Applecross
    • This was the last The Cure concert of Matthieu Hartley.

    1980-10-02 Göteborg
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Sweden.

    1980-10-14 Berlin
    • 'Primary' was dedicated to Ian Curtis of Joy Division, who had died 5 months earlier.

    1980-10-17 Amsterdam
    • When The Cure took the stage, they had to do their soundcheck because they were late, and then played a 50 second instrumental that Robert titled 'I hate Rock N Roll'.
    • 'The Holy Hour' was dedicated to Ian Curtis of Joy Division, who had died 5 months earlier.

    1980-10-31 Rodange
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Luxembourg.

    1980-11-10 Reading
    • 'I'm Cold' was stopped after about 30 seconds probably because of some trouble within the audience but continued after about half a minute

    1981-04-18 Aylesbury
    • 'Other Voices', 'The Drowning Man' and 'The Funeral Party' were played live for the first time ever.

    1981-05-22 Dublin
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Ireland.

    1981-07-04 Torhout
    • When entering the stage The Cure did a one minute soundcheck right before 'The Holy Hour'

    1981-07-05 Werchter
    • As the bands' schedule was delayed, Robert Palmer's crew tried to end The Cure's concert. In response, The Cure extended 'A Forest' and at the end Simon shouted 'Fuck Robert Palmer! Fuck rock'n'roll!' into the microphone.

    1981-08-26 Vancouver
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Canada.

    1981-11-25 Sheffield
    • 'The Hanging Garden' was played live for the first time ever.
    • 'The Figurehead' was played live for the first time ever. (If it was really played at this concert, which has not been confirmed beyond doubt)

    1981-11-26 Edinburgh
    • 'One Hundred Years' was played live for the first time ever.

    1982-04-10 Bourges
    • 'A Short Term Effect', 'Siamese Twins', 'Cold' and 'Pornography' were played live for the first time ever.

    1982-04-21 Brighton
    • There must have been any problems with 'One Hundred Years', because the song was stopped after 1 minute with a lot of guitar noise. The band then played 'Play For Today' and 'A Forest' and then 'One Hundred Years' again, but in full.

    1982-05-01 London
    • 'A Strange Day' was played live for the first time ever.

    1982-05-27 Strasbourg
    • After this concert, in a bar, there was a heated argument between Simon and Robert, as a result of which both flew back to England and the two following concerts had to be cancelled.

    1982-05-30 Montreux
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Switzerland.

    1982-06-11 Brussel
    • This was the last The Cure concert with Simon Gallup, who left the band after this tour but rejoined in 1985.
    • The last song 'The Cure Are Dead' was an improvisation with Robert on drums, Lol on bass, Simon on guitar and Gary Biddles (a roadie and Simon's friend) on vocal.

    1983-03-08 Manchester "Oxford Road Show"
    • This was the first appearance of Andy Anderson with The Cure.

    1983-07-21 London "Top of the Pops"
    • This was the first appearance of Phil Thornalley with The Cure.

    1983-07-27 Bournemouth
    • This was the first concert of Phil Thornalley and Andy Anderson, although both had previously appeared on TV shows with the band.

    1983-07-28 Bath
    • 'Lament' and 'The Walk' were played live for the first time ever.

    1983-08-07 Beverly Hills
    • 'Forever' contains parts of 'Let's Go To Bed'

    1983-10-27 London "Top of the Pops"
    • This was the first The Cure appearance of Porl Thompson after he left the band in 1978.

    1984-01-30 München
    • This was the first The Cure concert of Porl Thompson after he left the band in 1978, although he had already appeared on TV shows with the band in late 1983.
    • 'Shake Dog Shake', 'Piggy In The Mirror', 'Bananafishbones', 'Wailing Wall', 'The Empty World', 'Give Me It' and 'The Top' were played live for the first time ever.

    1984-04-25 Newcastle upon Tyne
    • 'The Caterpillar' was played live for the first time ever.

    1984-04-27 Glasgow
    • 'Happy The Man' was played live for the first time ever.

    1984-04-29 Birmingham
    • 'Dressing Up' was played live for the first time ever.

    1984-05-08 London
    • 'The Birdmad Girl' was played live for the first time ever (unless it really was played in Manchester on 2 May 1984).

    1984-05-10 London
    • 'The Lovecats' was played live for the first time ever.

    1984-05-20 Bologna
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Italy.

    1984-08-25 Glasgow
    • During 'Primary' a person stormed onto the stage and shouted something into Robert's microphone.

    1984-09-03 Warstein "WWF Musik Convoy"
    • According to the presenters of the follow up show The Cure have been totally drunken before they went on stage and during their performance they smashed the (lent) instruments. Thats why the TV broadcast of the performance was shortened.

    1984-10-10 Melbourne
    • 'Let's Go To Bed' was played live for the first time ever. However, a mashup of 'Forever' and 'Let's Go To Bed' was performed before at 1983-08-07 Beverly Hills.

    1984-10-15 Osaka
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Japan and even in Asia.

    1984-10-17 Tokyo
    • This was the last The Cure concert of Andy Anderson, who had to leave the band due to alcohol problems.

    1984-10-22 Vancouver
    • This was the first concert of Vince Ely as The Cure's drummer.

    1984-10-23 Seattle
    • This concert was scheduled for 21st October 1984 but was postponed to 23rd october 1984, as the band had problems getting into the country.

    1984-11-04 Houston
    • This was the 11th and last concert of Vince Ely as The Cure's drummer.

    1984-11-07 Minneapolis
    • This was the first concert of Boris Williams as The Cure's drummer.

    1984-11-14 Boston
    • The concert started 2 hours late because of a problem with the soundboard.

    1984-11-17 New York City
    • This was the last The Cure concert of Phil Thornalley.

    1985-06-20 Barcelona
    • This was Simon Gallup's first The Cure concert after he left the band in 1982.
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Spain.
    • 'In Between Days' and 'The Baby Screams' were played live for the first time ever.

    1985-06-28 Roskilde
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Denmark.

    1985-06-30 Hamburg
    • 'Sinking' was played live for the first time ever.
    • During 'Forever' Robert was singing some parts of the 'A Man Inside My Mouth' lyrics.

    1985-07-15 Milano
    • 'Kyoto Song' and 'Close To Me' were played live for the first time ever. However, both songs had already been played on the Saturday Live radio show on 6 July 1985.

    1985-07-27 Athína
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Greece.

    1985-08-03 Turku
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Finland.

    1985-09-08 St. Austell
    • 'Screw', 'Push' were played live for the first time ever.
    • 'A Night Like This' was played live for the first time ever, however it is said that an early version of this song was already played by Malice in december 1976.

    1985-09-12 London
    • 'The Blood' and 'Six Different Ways' were played live for the first time ever.

    1985-09-14 Brighton
    • 'I Dig You' was played for the first time since 1980-03-23 London.

    1985-09-16 Whitley Bay
    • 'You Really Got Me' (cover version of a 'The Kinks' song) was played live for the first time ever.

    1985-09-20 Birmingham
    • 'Do You Wanna Touch Me?' was played for the first time since end of 1980.

    1985-11-19 London
    • Charity Gig for Mencap
    • As 2 songs of the concert were to be broadcast live on TV, the concert was interrupted for 11 minutes after 'Primary' to wait for the live broadcast to start. During this time, Robert told jokes to the audience, among other things.

    1985-12-07 Bologna
    • 'A Forest' was stopped in between probably due to power problems and completed after the problems were fixed.

    1986-07-27 Inglewood
    • Shortly before the show, a man stood on a chair and stabbed himself several times in the chest with a large knife. Police officers intervened. The man survived.

    1986-08-02 San Sebastián
    • 'Why Can't I Be You' was played live for the first time ever.

    1987-03-17 Buenos Aires
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Argentina and even in South America.

    1987-03-20 Porto Alegre
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Brasil.

    1987-04-01 São Paulo
    • 'Catch' was played live for the first time ever.

    1987-04-02 São Paulo
    • 'Torture' was played live for the first time ever.

    1987-04-24 Newcastle upon Tyne "The Tube"
    • 'Hot Hot Hot!!!' was played live for the first time ever.

    1987-05-09 Cannes "Zenith"
    • The Cure were at the 'Festival de Cannes', an annual film festival, to promote the film 'The Cure in Orange'.
    • This performance was recorded on the jetty of the Hôtel Martinez, directly in front of the hotel.

    1987-07-09 Vancouver
    • This was the first The Cure concert of Roger O'Donnell, although he had previously appeared on 1987-04-24 'The Tube' TV show with the band.
    • 'The Kiss', 'All I Want', 'A Japanese Dream', 'Just Like Heaven', 'If Only Tonight We Could Sleep', 'Like Cockatoos', 'How Beautiful You Are', 'The Perfect Girl', 'The Snakepit', 'Fight', 'One More Time' and 'Shiver And Shake' were played live for the first time ever.
    • The 'Eyemou' intro was used for the first time ever.

    1987-07-13 Santa Barbara
    • 'Hey You!' was played live for the first time ever.

    1987-07-15 Inglewood
    • 'A Thousand Hours' was played live for the first time ever and then never again for the next 36 years, until 2023-05-10 New Orleans.

    1987-08-11 New York City
    • 'Wild Thing' was played for the first time since 1976 or maybe 1977.
    • 'Killing An Arab' was modified to 'Killing Everyone Else In The World'
    • This was the only concert of the Kissing Tour that didn't start with 'The Kiss' but with 'Shake Dog Shake'

    1987-10-22 Drammen
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Norway.

    1987-11-02 Brussel
    • 'Forever' contained lyrics of the Joy Division song 'She's Lost Control'.

    1987-12-09 London
    • This was the last The Cure concert with Laurence Tolhurst, who left the band after this tour. In 2011, he appeared as a guest at 9 concerts of the 'Reflections' concert series.
    • 'Merry Christmas Everybody' was played live for the first time ever and then never again.

    1989-05-01 Roskilde
    • 'Plainsong', 'Pictures Of You', 'Closedown', 'Last Dance', 'Fascination Street', 'The Same Deep Water As You', 'Prayers For Rain', 'Disintegration', 'Lullaby', 'Homesick', 'Untitled' were played live for the first time ever.

    1989-05-03 Drammen
    • 'The Figurehead' was played for the first time since 1984-05-02 Manchester.

    1989-05-05 Hamburg
    • The beginning of 'Let's Go To Bed' has been extended for unknown reasons.

    1989-05-18 Stuttgart
    • This concert was to take place on 1989-05-17. On the same day, the UEFA Cup final took place in the football stadium right next to the hall. To avoid traffic chaos, the Cure concert was postponed by one day.

    1989-05-24 Ljubljana
    • This was the first ever and only The Cure concert in Yugoslavia. The Cure later played some concerts in the successor states of Yugoslavia.

    1989-05-25 Wien
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Austria.

    1989-05-26 Budapest
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Hungary.

    1989-06-04 Roma
    • Robert dedicated 'Faith' to the people who died in the Tian'anmen massacre in Beijing on the day of this concert.

    1989-06-11 Lausanne
    • 'Fire In Cairo' (although just a 48 second teaser) was played for the first time since October 1981.
    • 'The Holy Hour' (although just a 70 second teaser) was played for the first time since November 1981.

    1989-06-14 Grenoble
    • 'All Cats Are Grey' was played for the first time since november 1981.

    1989-06-16 Fréjus
    • 'It's Not You' (although just a 48 second teaser) was played for the first time since 1979.

    1989-06-28 Lisboa
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Portugal.

    1989-06-30 Madrid
    • 'Lovesong' was played live for the first time ever.

    1989-07-03 Bordeaux
    • 'Accuracy' (although a 44 second teaser, played by Robert before 'Three Imaginary Boys') have been played for the first time since october 1981.

    1989-07-07 Caen
    • 'Lullaby' had an additional intro part, similar to the Extended Remix Version of the song.
    • The concert was originally scheduled to take place at the Château de Caen. As thunderstorms and rain were forecast for the evening of the concert, it was moved to the Hall des Expositions.

    1989-07-09 Paris
    • Before 'M' Robert played teaser of 'Object' and 'Accuracy'.

    1989-07-11 Reims
    • 'A Girl From Ipanema' intro for 'Three Imaginary Boys'

    1989-07-24 London
    • 'Siamese Twins' was played for the first time since 1983-08-13 Saint-Jacut-Les-Pins.

    1989-09-23 Mansfield
    • This concert was supposed to be the last ever The Cure concert. At the end of this show, right after 'Forever' Robert said to the audience: "Thank you very much and good night. And i'll never see you again."
    • This was the last The Cure concert with Roger O'Donnell, who left the band in early 1990 but rejoined in 1994.

    1990-06-21 Paris
    • 'Lament' was played for the first time since 1983-07-30 St. Germans.
    • 'Dressing Up' was played for the first time since 1984-05-31 Utrecht.
    • 'Jumping Someone Else's Train' was played for the first time since 1983-07-27 Bournemouth.
    • 'Never Enough' was played live for the first time ever.

    1990-06-23 Pilton
    • 'Fascination Street' had to be interrupted as a helicopter got to land near the stage to pick up a woman that got a heart attack in the crowd near the stage

    1990-07-05 Innsbruck
    • 'In Your House' was played for the first time since 1984-10-10 Melbourne

    1990-07-06 Leysin
    • 10.15 Saturday Night wasn't played completely as the organizer wanted to stop the Cure's concert at this point and pulled the plug by playing Iggy Pop 'Funtime' over the PA. After 45 seconds they stopped playing the song and the Cure finished the concert with playing 'Killing An Arab'

    1990-08-03 Praha
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Czechoslovakia.

    1990-08-04 Leipzig
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in East Germany (former G.D.R.).

    1991-01-17 London
    • The Band was billed as '5 Imaginary Boys'.
    • 'Away', an early version of 'Cut', was played live for the first time ever and then never again.
    • 'The Big Hand', 'A Letter To Elise' and 'Wendy Time' were played live for the first time ever.

    1991-01-23 London "Tonight with Jonathan Ross"
    • 'Harold And Joe' and 'Hello I Love You' were played live for the first time ever.

    1991-01-24 London
    • Acoustic performance
    • 'The Caterpillar' was played for the first time since 1984-11-17 New York City.

    1992-03-00 London "Mark Goodier's Evening Session"
    • Acoustic performance

    1992-04-21 Bradford
    • 'Open', 'High', 'From The Edge Of The Deep Green Sea', 'Trust', 'Friday I'm In Love', 'Doing The Unstuck', 'Cut', 'End' were played live for the first time ever.
    • 'Tape' intro was used for the first time ever.

    1992-04-24 Glasgow
    • 'Apart' was played live for the first time ever.

    1992-04-27 Nottingham
    • 'To Wish Impossible Things' was played live for the first time ever.

    1992-05-01 St. Austell
    • On 'In Between Days' Robert had problems with the start of the vocals.

    1992-06-16 San Nicolás de los Garza
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Mexico.

    1992-06-24 San Diego
    • During the middle part of 'A Forest' Robert was singing 'Faith' lyrics

    1992-07-18 Auburn Hills
    • The two concerts in Auburn Hills on 18 and 19 July 1992 were filmed for the 'Show' video released in 1993.

    1992-07-19 Auburn Hills
    • The two concerts in Auburn Hills on 18 and 19 July 1992 were filmed for the 'Show' video released in 1993.

    1992-07-23 Uniondale
    • This concert was supposed to take place at Corona Park in Flushing Meadows, Queens, but was moved to Nassau Coliseum. Maybe because of the bad weather?

    1992-08-18 Sydney
    • 'Hello I Love You' intro for 'Inbetween Days'
    • 'A Girl From Ipanema' intro for 'Boys Don't Cry'
    • long instrumental intro for 'Primary'
    • 'Hot Hot Hot' was played for the first time with that Line-up, and for the first time since 1989-09-22 Mansfield.

    1992-10-01 Rotterdam
    • 'At Night' was played for the first time since 1987-12-09 London.

    1992-11-08 San Sebastián
    • During 'A Forest' Robert was singing 'Happy Birthday' to Porl who've turned 35 years that day.

    1992-11-15 Liévin
    • 'Foxy Lady' was played for the first time since 1980.

    1992-11-19 Birmingham
    • 'The Kiss' was played for the first time since 1987-12-09 London.

    1992-11-30 London
    • 'Pornography' was played for the first time since 1987-12-09 London.

    1992-12-03 Dublin
    • This was the last The Cure concert for 13 years by Porl Thompson, who left the band after the 1992 tour for the second time since 1977, but returned again in 2005.

    1993-06-13 London
    • This was the last The Cure concert with Boris Williams, who left the band in 1994. On 2001-11-23, he made a guest appearance on percussions at an acoustic concert in Paris.
    • 'Shiver And Shake' was played for the first time since 1987-12-09 London.

    1995-06-06 Athína
    • 'Want', 'Jupiter Crash' and 'Mint Car' were played live for the first time ever.
    • This was Roger O'Donnell's first The Cure concert after leaving the band in early 1990.
    • This was Jason Cooper's first The Cure concert.

    1995-07-07 Belfort
    • 23 second teaser of 'You Really Got Me' was played right before 'In Between Days'

    1995-07-18 Madrid
    • This was supposed to be a R.E.M. concert but R.E.M. have cancelled their tour and so The Cure played this concert instead.

    1996-04-16 London "Top of the Pops"
    • 'The 13th' was played live for the first time ever, however at this performance only the voice was live, the music was playback.

    1996-04-23 London "Later with Jools Holland"
    • 'Club America', 'This Is A Lie' and Gone! were played live for the first time ever.

    1996-04-26 London "TFI Friday"
    • 'The 13th' was played fully live for the first time ever. It was already performed on 1996-04-16 London at Top Of The Pops, but only the voice was live and the music was playback.

    1996-05-06 Paris
    • 'Round & Round & Round', 'Return', 'Trap', 'Treasure', 'Bare' were played live for the first time ever.

    1996-05-07 London
    • 'Strange Attraction' was played live for the first time ever.

    1996-05-31 London
    • 'Prayers For Rain' was played for the first time since 1989-09-23 Mansfield.

    1996-06-01 London
    • Between 'Push' and 'Just Like Heaven' Robert sang 'Happy Birthday' for Simon, who turned 36 that day.
    • 'If Only Tonight We Could Sleep' was played for the first time since 1991-01-24 London, MTV Unplugged.

    1996-06-20 Paris "Lovin' Fun"
    • Acoustic performance

    1996-06-21 Pula "Festivalbar"
    • This was the first ever The Cure appearance in Croatia.

    1996-07-09 Uniondale
    • 'Piggy In The Mirror' was played for the first time since 1989-09-22 Mansfield.

    1996-07-18 Columbus
    • 'Like Cockatoos' was played for the first time since 1987-12-09 London.

    1996-07-31 Portland
    • 'Numb' was played live for the first time ever.

    1996-08-03 George
    • Due to technical problems with Robert's microphone at the beginning of 'Want', the band played the instrumental part longer until the microphone was ready. This resulted in an extended version of 'Want'.

    1996-08-10 Inglewood
    • Dave Gahan from Depeche Mode was at the concert and Robert dedicated A Forest to him.
    • Parts of the video for 'Gone' were filmed before, during and after this show.

    1996-08-11 Inglewood
    • Robert played the first two songs 'Fire In Cairo' and 'Boys Don't Cry' alone. The rest of the band joined him then to start the show with 'Want'.
    • Robert left early to fly back to London. Wayne Hussey came out and filled in for him during 'A Forest' and 'Forever'.

    1996-08-25 New Orleans
    • 'The 13th' was played for the first time during a live concert, but was played live before at three TV shows in April and June 1996.

    1996-09-05 Gainesville
    • The unknown instrumental piece played before 'F.T.E.O.T.D.G.Sea' is possibly an early version of 'Watching me Fall'

    1996-09-14 Fairfax
    • 'Plainsong' was played for the first time since 1989-09-23 Mansfield.

    1996-10-15 Paris
    • 'Cold' was played for the first time since 1989-09-23 Mansfield.

    1996-10-18 Treviso
    • During 'Catch' Robert threw up on stage. After 'Catch' ended as an instrumental, Robert told the audience that they would leave the stage for 5 minutes. They returned, finished the main set and played a 3-song encore.

    1996-10-22 Forlì
    • 'The Hanging Garden' was played for the first time since 1985-12-18 Paris.

    1996-10-27 Genève
    • 'The Blood' was played for the first time since 1991-01-24 London, MTV Unplugged.

    1996-11-06 Paris
    • 'Subway Song' was played for the first time since November 1980.
    • 'The Funeral Party' was played for the first time since 1983-08-10 San Francisco.
    • 'Grinding Halt' was played for the first time since October 1981.

    1996-11-15 Katowice
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Poland.

    1996-11-16 Wien
    • In Plainsong, Robert missed the part where he has to start singing, so Plainsong was extended.

    1997-10-28 Los Angeles
    • 'A Letter To Elise' was played for the first time since 1992-11-30 London.
    • 'Wrong Number' was played live for the first time ever.

    1997-10-31 New York City "92.3 K-Rock"
    • Acoustic performance

    1997-10-31 New York City
    • 'Jumping Someone Else's Train' was played for the first time since 1990-06-21 Paris.

    1997-11-05 London "In Session with Levis"
    • Acoustic performance

    1997-11-29 Upper Darby
    • 'Torture' was played for the first time since 1987-12-09 London.
    • 'Cut' was played for the first time since 1992-12-03 Dublin.

    1997-11-30 Fairfax
    • 'Untitled' was played for the first time since 1989-09-23 Mansfield.

    1997-12-02 Boston
    • 'The Holy Hour' was played for the first time since 1989-07-23 London.

    1997-12-16 London
    • 'Doing The Unstuck' was played for the first time since 1992-12-03 Dublin.

    1998-07-18 Zeebrugge
    • 'Kyoto Song' was played for the first time since 1989-09-23 Mansfield.
    • 'Sinking' was played for the first time since 1987-04-01 São Paulo.

    1998-07-26 Rothenburg ob der Tauber
    • Due to the previous delays, the festival management tried to end The Cure's concert after the main set with technical interventions. Therefore, only the stage sound system could be heard during the first 2 minutes of 'Friday Im In Love', after which the festival sound system was switched on again. At the beginning of 'Boys Dont Cry', the stage lights were switched off to signal the end of the concert. Nevertheless, The Cure played two more songs afterwards.

    1998-08-22 Köln
    • At the beginning of 'Untitled', Robert fell down and then sang the lyrics of 'Watching Me Fall', which was not released until 2000, in the first verse.

    1999-10-19 New York City
    • 'Out Of This World', 'The Last Day Of Summer', 'Bloodflowers' were played live for the first time ever.

    2000-02-01 Hamburg
    • 'Watching Me Fall', 'Maybe Someday', '39' were played live for the first time ever.

    2000-02-04 Brussel
    • After the concert at Ancienne Belgique on the evening of 2000-02-03 there was a backstage party at the Ancienne Belgique that ended anytime after midnight. Then the Cure went to their Hotel, the Hotel Conrad in Brussel, and played at the Piano in the Hotel Bar a jamming session to the delight of some fans.

    2000-02-18 Los Angeles "MADtv"
    • The two songs played were performed twice for unknown reasons.

    2000-02-28 New York City
    • 'The Loudest Sound' and 'Where The Birds Always Sing' were played live for the first time ever.

    2000-03-27 Madrid
    • 'Siamese Twins' was played for the first time since 1989-07-24 London.
    • 'All Cats Are Grey' was played for the first time since 1989-07-21 Birmingham.
    • 'Open' was played for the first time since 1993-06-13 London.
    • The 'Samuel Barber - Adagio For Strings' intro was used for the first time ever.

    2000-03-28 Madrid
    • 'The Snakepit' was played for the first time since 1987-12-09 London.

    2000-03-29 Zaragoza
    • 'Pornography' was played for the first time since 1992-11-30 London and just the second time since 1987-12-09 London.

    2000-04-01 Barcelona
    • 'There Is No If...' was played live for the first time ever.

    2000-06-01 San Diego
    • During the end of '10.15 Saturday Night' Robert was singing 'Happy Birthday' to a surprised Simon who turned 40 that day.

    2001-10-26 Paris
    • 'Just Say Yes' was played live for the very first time and then never again.

    2001-11-12 London "Janice Long"
    • Acoustic performance

    2001-11-23 Paris
    • Acoustic performance
    • 'The Lovecats' was played for the first time since 1987-12-09 London.
    • 'Cut Here' was played live for the first time ever.
    • 'Fire In Cairo' was played for the first time since 1996-10-14 Orléans.

    2002-05-25 London "Re:Covered"
    • 'Don't Believe A Word' was played live for the first time ever.

    2002-07-03 Athína
    • 'The Baby Screams' was played for the first time since 1986-07-20 Houston.

    2002-07-05 Frauenfeld
    • 'Don't Believe A Word' was played for the first time at a concert, but has already been played live on the Re:Covered TV show, 2002-05-25 London.
    • 'The Faith Healer' was played live for the first time ever.
    • 'Three Imaginary Boys' was played for the first time since 1996-11-01 Zaragoza.

    2002-07-06 Santa Lucia di Piave
    • Due to the heavy rain, the concert was interrupted for about 20 minutes after 'The Drowning Man'.

    2002-07-20 Carhaix
    • Seventeen Seconds was played by Robert alone for 2 min while the other band members walked on stage. The Song was played for the first time since 1981.

    2002-11-07 Brussel
    • 'A Short Term Effect' was played for the first time since 1982-06-11 Brussel.
    • 'The Hanging Garden' was played for the first time since 1996-11-26 Hanau.
    • 'Closedown', 'Last Dance', 'Homesick' were played for the first time since 1989-09-23 Mansfield.

    2002-11-09 Hamburg
    • 'Grinding Halt' was played for the first time since 1996-12-16 Birmingham.
    • 'Primary' was played for the first time since 1997-10-28 Los Angeles.

    2003-12-11 London
    • 'In Your House' was played for the first time since 1996-11-24 Kiel.
    • 'Hey You!' was played for the first time since 1987-07-15 Inglewood.
    • 'Hot Hot Hot!!!' was played for the first time since 1997-10-31 New York City.

    2004-03-05 London
    • 'I Dig You' was played for the first time since 1985-09-16 Whitley Bay.
    • 'I'm A Cult Hero' was played for the first time since 1980-03-23 London.

    2004-04-30 Burbank "Tonight Show with Jay Leno"
    • 'The End Of The World' was played live for the first time ever.

    2004-05-02 Indio
    • 'Lost', 'Before Three' and 'The Promise' were played live for the first time ever.
    • 'The End Of The World' was played for the first time at a concert, but has already been played live on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 2004-04-30 Burbank.

    2004-06-19 Imola
    • 'Us Or Them' and 'Alt.End' were played live for the first time ever.

    2004-06-20 Napoli
    • 'Labyrinth' and 'Never' were played live for the first time ever.

    2004-06-25 Köln
    • 'Anniversary', '(I Don't Know What's Going) On...', 'Taking Off', 'Going Nowhere' were played live for the first time ever.

    2004-06-30 Paris
    • Acoustic performance

    2004-08-31 Everett
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert with 5 encores.

    2004-09-30 London "BBC Five Live"
    • Acoustic performance
    • Simon didn't show up at the studio so Robert and Jason (on tambourine) did Boys don't Cry. They wanted to do 'Taking Off' but couldn't do without Simon.

    2004-11-19 Lyon
    • Apart from three television appearances within 2 weeks of this concert, this was the last The Cure concert for 6 1/2 years by Roger O'Donnell, who left the band in early 2005 for the second time since 1989, but returned again in 2011.
    • Apart from three television appearances within 2 weeks of this concert, this was the last The Cure concert for 18 years by Perry Bamonte, who left the band in early 2005, but returned again in 2022.

    2004-11-27 Bremen "50 Jahre Rock - Lovesongs"
    • This was the last appearance with The Cure for 6 1/2 years by Roger O'Donnell, who left the band in early 2005 for the second time since 1989, but returned again in 2011.
    • This was the last appearance with The Cure for 18 years by Perry Bamonte, who left the band in early 2005, but returned again in 2022.

    2005-07-02 Versailles
    • This was the first The Cure concert of Porl Thompson after he left the band in 1992.

    2005-08-05 Benicassim
    • 'Signal To Noise' was played live for the first time ever.
    • 'At Night' was played for the first time since 1992-11-30 London.
    • 'The Blood' was played for the first time since 1996-12-16 Birmingham.
    • 'Never Enough' was played for the first time since 1998-10-11 London.
    • 'A Letter To Elise' was played for the first time since 1997-10-31 New York City.

    2005-08-20 Taormina
    • 'Killing An Arab' was played for the first time since 2000-10-21 Brisbane.

    2005-09-03 Istanbul
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Türkiye.

    2007-03-23 Miami
    • 'Out Of This World' was played for the first time since 2002-11-12 Berlin.
    • 'The Big Hand' was played for the first time since 1992-11-26 London.
    • 'Wrong Number' was played for the first time since 1999-10-19 New York City.

    2007-07-27 Yuzawa
    • 'Kyoto Song' was played for the first time since 1998-08-23 Brno.
    • 'Tape' intro was used for the first time since 1992-12-03 Dublin.

    2007-07-30 Hong Kong
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in China.

    2007-08-01 Singapore
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Singapore.
    • 'Jumping Someone Else's Train' was played for the first time since 1997-10-31 New York City.

    2007-08-08 Brisbane
    • 'Catch' was played for the first time since 1997-10-31 New York City and 1997-11-05 London, In Session with Levis.

    2007-08-10 Sydney
    • This show was part of the 'MySpace Secret Shows' series. Only the 100 people who received wristbands at Red Eye Records in Sydney one day before the concert were allowed to attend this show which was actually the Soundcheck for the evening show at the same venue. Show was schedulled from 5:30 - 6pm.
    • 'How Beautiful You Are' was played for the first time since 1987-12-08 London.

    2007-10-06 Mountain View
    • 'The Only One' was played live for the first time ever.

    2007-10-20 Ciudad de México
    • 'The Hanging Garden' was played for the first time since 2002-11-12 Berlin.
    • 'Torture' was played for the first time since 2002-11-09 Hamburg.

    2007-10-21 Ciudad de México
    • 'A Boy I Never Knew' was played live for the first time ever.
    • 'Other Voices' was played for the first time since 1987-12-09 London.
    • 'The Holy Hour' was played for the first time since 1997-12-16 London.
    • 'Prayers For Rain' was played for the first time since 2002-11-12 Berlin.
    • 'To Wish Impossible Things' was played for the first time since 1992-11-30 London.

    2007-10-22 Ciudad de México
    • 'Freakshow' was played live for the first time ever.
    • 'Watching Me Fall' was played for the first time since 2002-11-12 Berlin.
    • 'Adagio For Strings' intro was used for the first time since 2001-07-01 Roskilde.
    • 'Doing The Unstuck' was played for the first time since 1997-12-16 London.
    • 'Club America' was played for the first time since 1999-10-19 New York City.

    2008-05-09 Fairfax
    • 'The Perfect Boy' was played live for the first time ever.

    2008-05-12 Boston
    • 'Sleep When I'm Dead' was played live for the first time ever.

    2008-05-19 Kansas City
    • 'Underneath The Stars' and 'It's Over' were played live for the first time ever.
    • Robert had massive vocal problems at this concert, which is why the setlist was shortened and the pop encore was not played.
    • 'It's Over' was named 'Baby Rag Dog Book' on the printed setlists.

    2008-05-21 Morrison
    • Before and after 'Maybe Someday', Robert briefly teased 'Sweet Home Alabama'.

    2008-06-01 Los Angeles
    • During 'Faith' Robert sang 'Happy Birthday' to Simon, who had turned 48 that day, and then he sang the first lines of '2Late'.

    2008-06-09 Houston
    • 'A Boy I Never Knew' has not been played at any other concerts in North America besides this one.

    2008-10-11 Roma
    • 'Sirensong', 'Switch' and 'This. Here And Now. With You' were played live for the very first time and never again since.
    • 'The Hungry Ghost', 'The Real Snow White', 'The Reasons Why' and 'The Scream' were played live for the first time ever.

    2009-04-19 Indio
    • The Cure played about 40 min past curfew till the plug was pulled on 'Jumping Someone Else's Train'.
    • This was the last The Cure concert with Porl Thompson, who left the band.

    2011-05-31 Sydney
    • This was the first The Cure concert of Roger O'Donnell after he left the band in 2004.
    • 'So What', 'Doubt', 'World War', 'Descent' were played live for the first time ever.
    • 'Accuracy' was played for the first time since October 1981, apart from a short teaser of the song at 1989-07-03 Bordeaux.
    • 'Another Day', 'Meathook', 'Object', 'Plastic Passion', 'A Reflection', 'The Final Sound' and 'Three' were played for the first time since 1980.
    • 'Foxy Lady' was played for the first time since 1992-12-03 Dublin.
    • 'It's Not You' was played for the first time since 1993-06-13 London.
    • 'Subway Song' was played for the first time since 1996-12-16 Birmingham.
    • 'Another Journey By Train' was played for the first time since october 1980.
    • 'In Your House' was played for the first time since 2004-03-05 London.
    • 'Secrets' was played for the first time since march 1987.
    • 'Seventeen Seconds' was played for the first time since 2002-07-20 Carhaix.
    • 'All Cats Are Grey' was played for the first time since 2000-10-19 Canberra.
    • 'Splintered In Her Head' was played for the first time since 1982-06-11 Brussel.
    • 'The Funeral Party' was played for the first time since 1996-12-14 Manchester.

    2011-06-01 Sydney
    • During 'Three' Robert sang 'Happy Birthday' to Simon who turned 51 years that day.
    • 'I'm Cold' was played for the first time since October 1981.
    • 'The Weedy Burton' was played live for the first time ever.

    2011-09-10 Downend
    • 'The Caterpillar' was played for the first time since 1991-01-24 London, MTV Unplugged.

    2011-11-26 New York City
    • 'Do The Hansa' was played for the first time since autumn 1979

    2012-05-26 Landgraaf
    • This was the first The Cure concert of Reeves Gabrels, although he had already played a few songs as a guest at four The Cure concerts in the USA in 1997.
    • 'Bananafishbones' was played for the first time since October 1984.
    • 'High' was played for the first time since 2005-08-10 Lokeren.
    • 'Trust' was played for the first time since 2002-08-04 Zambujeira do Mar.
    • 'Mint Car' was played for the first time since 2001-11-23 Paris.

    2012-06-01 Barcelona
    • 'Dressing Up' was played for the first time since 1996-12-16 Birmingham.
    • 'Fight' was played for the first time since 1987-12-09 London.
    • 'Just One Kiss' was played live for the first time ever.
    • At the end of 'A Forest' Robert was singing 'Happy Birthday' to Simon who turned 52 that day.

    2012-06-11 Moskwa
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Russia.
    • 'Cold' and 'The Same Deep Water As You' were played for the first time since 2002-11-12 Berlin.

    2012-06-15 Hultsfred
    • 'The Top' was played for the first time since 1984-11-17 New York City.
    • Sound problems during 'From The Edge Of The Deep Green Sea' so a short 'Three Imaginary Boys' was included spontaneously till the problems were solved.

    2012-07-12 Bilbao
    • Due to technical problems with the Keyboards the show started ~40 min later as schedulled, with Robert playing three songs acousticly. After another gap the concert started.

    2012-09-01 Stradbally
    • So far the longest ever mainset of a The Cure concert, with 31 songs played in the mainset.

    2013-04-09 Asunción
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Paraguay.

    2013-04-14 Santiago
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Chile.

    2013-04-17 Lima
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Peru.

    2013-04-19 Bogotá
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Colombia.

    2013-04-21 Ciudad de México
    • Longest The Cure concert so far. 4 hours, 16 Minutes.
    • Most ever number of Songs played at a The Cure concert. 50 songs.
    • During the concert, the Mexican fans sang the typical Mexican birthday song 'Las mañanitas' for Robert.
    • There was an earthquake just before the concert started.

    2013-07-26 Ansan
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in South Korea.

    2013-10-08 Monterrey
    • 'Birdmad Girl' was played for the first time since 1984-10-17 Tokyo.
    • 'Stop Dead' was played live for the first time ever.
    • 'Give Me It' was played for the first time since 1987-03-28 Rio De Janeiro.
    • 'Treasure' was played for the first time since 1998-08-21 Gampel.
    • 'Sinking' was played for the first time since 2004-09-05 Ciudad de México.
    • 'Catch' was played for the first time since 2008-06-21 New York City.

    2013-10-10 El Paso
    • 'The Baby Screams' was played for the first time since 2008-06-21 New York City.
    • 'Torture' was played for the first time since 2008-06-18 Cleveland.

    2013-11-03 New Orleans
    • 'Burn' was played live for the first time ever.

    2014-03-28 London
    • '2 Late' was played live for the first time ever.
    • 'Jupiter Crash' was played for the first time since 2004-10-15 Paris.
    • 'Harold and Joe' was played for the first time since 1991-01-23 London, The Jonathan Ross Show.
    • 'Freakshow' was played for the first time since 2008-12-15 Los Angeles, Jimmy Kimmel Live!

    2014-05-29 Oakland
    • 'Before Three' was played for the first time since 2004-10-15 Paris.

    2014-05-30 Napa
    • Cure played longer than curefew allowed. During "Why can't I Be You" someone pulled the plug to stop the concert.
    • 'Alt.End' was played for the first time since 2009-04-19 Indio.
    • 'Never Enough' was played for the first time since 2008-06-18 Cleveland.

    2014-09-14 Chicago
    • The Cure wanted to play a 1-song encore with 'Give Me It'. However, this was no longer possible because the band Social Distortion played too long at the other stage, so the start of the Cure concert was delayed and there was no time left for a The Cure encore.

    2014-09-20 Denver
    • 'Cut Here' was played for the first time since 2002-07-23 Roma.

    2014-12-21 London
    • 'Kyoto Song' was played for the first time since 2008-06-21 New York City.
    • 'Wailing Wall' was played for the first time since 1984-11-17 New York City.
    • 'The Empty World' were played for the first time since 1984-10-17 Tokyo.
    • 'A Man Inside My Mouth' was played live for the first time ever.
    • 'Like Cockatoos' was played for the first time since 2004-09-06 Ciudad de México.
    • 'Piggy In The Mirror' was played for the first time since 1997-12-17 London.
    • 'Hey You!' was played for the first time since 2004-03-05 London.

    2016-05-10 New Orleans
    • 'All I Want' was played for the first time since 1987-11-24 Marseille.
    • 'Step Into The Light' and 'It Can Never Be The Same' were played live for the first time ever.
    • 'A Letter To Elise' was played for the first time since 2008-06-21 New York City.
    • 'At Night' was played for the first time since 2011-11-27 New York City.

    2016-05-11 New Orleans
    • 'Closedown' was played for the first time since 2004-10-15 Paris.
    • 'Last Dance' was played for the first time since 2002-11-12 Berlin.
    • 'This Twilight Garden' was played live for the first time ever.
    • 'Screw' was played for the first time since 1985-12-18 Paris.
    • 'Us Or Them' was played for the first time since 2008-06-18 Cleveland.

    2016-05-13 Austin
    • 'Out Of This World' and 'Bloodflowers' were played for the first time since 2008-06-21 New York City.
    • 'The Exploding Boy' was played live for the first time ever.
    • 'Closedown' was played for the first time since 2004-10-15 Paris.

    2016-05-14 Houston
    • 'The Last Day Of Summer' was played for the first time since 2002-11-12 Berlin

    2016-05-15 Dallas
    • 'It Can Never Be The Same' was dropped from the set and Encore 4 & 5 have been merged

    2016-05-17 El Paso
    • 'Watching Me Fall' was played for the first time since 2007-10-22 Ciudad de México.
    • 'The Snakepit' was played for the first time since 2000-10-15 Sydney.
    • 'The Drowning Man' was played for the first time since 2011-11-27 New York City.
    • '39' and '(I Don't Know What's Going) On...' were played for the first time since 2004-09-06 Ciudad de México.
    • 'The Perfect Girl' was played for the first time since 1990-08-11 London.
    • With a length of 194 minutes, this was the longest concert of the 2016 tour.

    2016-05-19 Las Vegas
    • Third ever live performance of '2 Late' (played twice before in 2014)

    2016-06-14 Montréal
    • 'Pornography' was played for the first time since 2002-11-12 Berlin.

    2016-06-23 Charlotte
    • This was the only show of the 2016 tour that didn't start with one of the usual opening songs like 'Open', 'Plainsong', 'Out Of This World' and 'Shake Dog Shake.

    2016-11-02 Assago
    • 'The End Of The World', 'Catch', 'A Night Like This', 'The Caterpillar' and 'The Walk' have been dropped from the setlist and 2nd and 3rd Encores have been merged to one Encore.

    2016-11-08 Leipzig
    • On this day Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. On 'Wrong Number' Robert changed the spoken part to "Hello, Mr. Trump your spontaniously combusted. f*cking [???]. Hello, Hello [i'm sorry the wrong number]"

    2018-06-24 London
    • 'It's Over' was played for the first time since 2009-04-19 Indio.

    2018-07-07 London
    • This show celebrated the 40th anniversary of The Cure.
    • 'Grinding Halt' and 'Jumping Someone Else's Train' were played for the first time since 2011-11-27 New York City.

    2019-03-16 Johannesburg
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in South Africa and even in Africa.

    2019-05-24 Sydney
    • 'No Heart', 'Esten', 'Delirious Night' (all band demo songs released on 'Disintegration' Deluxe CD), 'Babble', 'Fear Of Ghosts', 'Out Of Mind', 'Pirate Ships' were played live for the first time ever.
    • 'Homesick' and 'Untitled' were played for the first time since 2002-11-12 Berlin.

    2019-06-08 Malahide
    • 'Wendy Time' was played the first time since 1992-05-17 Philadelphia
    • 'Just One Kiss' was played for the first time since 2012-09-01 Stradbally

    2019-06-09 Landgraaf
    • After 'Fascination Street' Jason and Reeves started playing 'Never Enough', the others were about to play 'Wendy Time'. So 'Wendy Time' - that was finally played - had an 'Never Enough' intro.

    2019-06-26 Zagreb
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Croatia.

    2019-06-30 Pilton
    • The Cure are only the second band after Coldplay to headline the Glastonbury Festival four times.

    2019-07-04 Novi Sad
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Serbia.

    2019-07-22 București
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Romania.

    2019-08-11 Helsinki
    • Before 'Lullaby' Robert sang 'Happy Birthday' to someone of the crew who was standing on the side of the stage, but it looked like he was singing it to Roger. Roger was also pointing to someone behind the scene.

    2019-10-08 Ciudad de México
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played an as yet unidentified melody.

    2022-10-06 Riga
    • 'Alone' and 'Endsong' were played live for the first time ever.
    • 'Trust' has been played for the first time since 2016-12-01 London.
    • This was the first concert of Perry Bamonte after he left the band in early 2005.
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Latvia.

    2022-10-08 Helsinki
    • 'Charlotte Sometimes' was played for the first time since 2016-12-02 London.
    • 'Cold' was played for the first time since 2016-06-26 Miami.
    • 'Kyoto Song' was played for the first time since 2016-12-03 London.

    2022-10-10 Stockholm
    • 'And Nothing Is Forever' was played live for the first time ever.

    2022-10-13 Göteborg
    • 'The Figurehead' was played for the first time since 2008-06-08 Austin.
    • 'The Hanging Garden' was played for the first time since 2016-06-26 Miami.
    • 'The Drowning Man' was played for the first time since 2016-05-17 El Paso.

    2022-10-14 København
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2022-10-18 Berlin
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2022-10-20 Kraków
    • 'I Can Never Say Goodbye' was played live for the first time ever.

    2022-10-21 Lódz
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2022-10-23 Wien
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2022-10-24 Praha
    • 'The Figurehead' was to be played in the first encore, but was omitted.

    2022-10-29 München
    • The audience wanted to sing 'Happy Birthday' for Roger, who turned 67 that day, before 'I Can Never Say Goodbye'. Robert interrupted and said it would come in 15 minutes. Before Lullaby, Robert sang Happy Birthday himself and let the audience sing the rest.

    2022-10-31 Casalecchio di Reno
    • 'Faith' was played for the first time since 2011-11-27 New York City.
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2022-11-04 Assago
    • 'A Fragile Thing' was played live for the first time ever.

    2022-11-08 Pérols
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2022-11-10 Barcelona
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2022-11-14 Floirac
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon and Robert played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2022-11-25 Amsterdam
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2022-12-01 Dublin
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2022-12-04 Glasgow
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2022-12-08 Cardiff
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2022-12-11 London
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-05-10 New Orleans
    • 'A Thousand Hours' was played for the first time since 1987-07-15 Inglewood.
    • 'Six Different Ways' was played for the first time since 1987-03-31 São Paulo.

    2023-05-12 Houston
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-05-14 Austin
    • It Can Never Be The Same was played for the first time since 2018-06-24 London.

    2023-05-16 Albuquerque
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-05-18 Glendale
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played an as yet unidentified melody.

    2023-05-21 Chula Vista
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played an as yet unidentified melody.

    2023-05-23 Los Angeles
    • 'Another Happy Birthday' has been played live for the first time ever.
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-05-24 Los Angeles
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-05-25 Los Angeles
    • The first of the 11 shows on the North American tour so far that doesn't have 15 songs in the Mainset.

    2023-05-27 Mountain View
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played an as yet unidentified melody.

    2023-05-31 Portland
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-06-01 Seattle
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-06-06 Greenwood Village
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-06-08 Saint Paul
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-06-10 Chicago
    • 'Like Cockatoos' was played for the first time since 2018-06-24 London.

    2023-06-11 Cuyahoga Falls
    • The start of The Cure's concert was delayed by 30 minutes due to bad weather at the venue.
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-06-13 Clarkston
    • According to the printed setlists 'Trust' was supposed to be played in the first encore, but was not played.
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-06-14 Toronto
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-06-22 New York City
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-06-24 Philadelphia
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-06-25 Columbia
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-06-27 Atlanta
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-09-17 Chicago
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-11-25 Buenos Aires
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-11-27 Montevideo
    • This was the first ever The Cure concert in Uruguay.
    • According to the printed setlists 'It Can Never Be the Same' and 'Want' were supposed to be played in the first encore, but were not played.

    2023-11-30 Santiago
    • The start of the Cure show was delayed by around 15 minutes due to technical problems.

    2023-12-03 São Paulo
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.

    2023-12-07 Luque
    • At the very end of A Forest, Simon played the intro of the song 'Death Of The Celts' by Iron Maiden.




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