The Cure: 2022 UK tour dates, ticket info & more

25 March 2022, 01:00 | Updated: 25 March 2022, 16:04

The Cure in 2022: Roger O'Donnell, Reeves Gabrels, Simon Gallup, Robert Smith and Jason Cooper
The Cure in 2022: Roger O'Donnell, Reeves Gabrels, Simon Gallup, Robert Smith and Jason Cooper. Picture: Andy Vella/Press

By Jenny Mensah

Robert Smith and co return to the UK later this year with a brand new tour. Find out how to get tickets.

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The Cure have announced UK tour dates for 2022.

Robert Smith and his alternative rock legends have confirmed 44 dates across Europe in total so far, with UK shows plotted for December 2022. The band have also confirmed that the dates will feature a "New 135-minute show" in support of a "New 67-minute album".

Robert Smith and co will start off their UK dates on the 1st December 2022 at Dublin's 3Arena and cap them off with a show on 13th December at London's OVO Arena Wembley.

Find out where The Cure are headed on their UK tour dates and how to buy tickets.

What are The Cure's 2022 tour dates?

  • 2nd December 2022: SSE Arena, Belfast
  • 4th December 2022: OVO Hydro Arena, Glasgow
  • 6th December 2022: First Direct Arena, Leeds
  • 7th December 2022: Utilita Arena, Birmingham
  • 8th December 2022: Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
  • 11th December 2022: OVO Arena, Wembley
  • 12th December 2022: OVO Arena, Wembley
  • 13th December 2022: OVO Arena, Wembley

View The Cure's full tour dates here.

When do The Cure tickets go on sale?

Tickets for The Cure's 2022 tour are on sale now from Ticketmaster.

The dates will mark The Cure's first UK gigs since their 2019 Glasgow show and their first European tour since 2016.

It's now 14 years since the last Cure album, 2008's 4:13 Dream and frontman Robert Smith claimed that new material has been completed and that there are enough songs for two albums: "One of them’s very, very doom and gloom and the other one isn’t," he told Apple Music 1 last June.

However, the singer also hinted that the album could be their very last.

Speaking to The Sunday Times, Smith said: "The new Cure stuff is very emotional. It’s 10 years of life distilled into a couple of hours of intense stuff.

"And I can’t think we’ll ever do anything else. I definitely can’t do this again."

It's not the first time that Smith has threatened to call time on The Cure. 2000's Bloodflowers was their final album for the Fiction label and was widely touted as their final piece of work. However, three years later, they went into the studio to work with producer Ross Robinson on what became their 2004 self-titled LP.

Last month, Robert Smith made an appearance with Scottish trio CHVRCHES at the NME Awards to perform their collaboration How Not To Drown.

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