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Rocking on the Lawns featuring The Cure

Setlist

Plainsong
Pictures Of You
High
A Night Like This
The End Of The World
Lovesong
Push
In Between Days
Just Like Heaven
If Only Tonight We Could Sleep
A Strange Day
Play For Today
A Forest
Primary
Shake Dog Shake
From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea
Disintegration

Encore:

Burn
Fascination Street
Never Enough
Wrong Number
Lullaby
The Caterpillar
The Walk
Friday I'm In Love
Close To Me
Why Can't I Be You
Boys Don't Cry
Jumping Someone Else's Train
Grinding Halt
10:15 Saturday Night
Killing An Arab

Announcement

http://texxandthecity.com/2018/08/the-cure-to-tour-sa-in-march-2019/

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AMP Events is proud to confirm that indie pop-rock icons The Cure will headline the 2019 Rock On The Lawns music festivals in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

The Cure is considered to be one of the greatest rock acts in the world. With a catalogue spanning 40 years, the UK-based outfit, fronted by Robert Smith, will play on the Festival Lawns at Carnival City, Johannesburg on Saturday 16 March and Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town on Thursday 21 March (Public holiday) 2019.

Rock On The Lawns is a 1-day celebration of rock ‘n’ roll in all its forms. A beautiful day out on the lawns with beer gardens, gourmet food trucks, ample parking & facilities and an incredible line-up of local and international musicians all sharing one magnificent stage.

Artists confirmed on next year’s line-up include Fokofpolisiekar, Ard Matthews, Karen Zoid, Zebra & Giraffe, Opposite The Other, Southern Wild, Hellcats, The Robfather (DJ) and The Cure.

The Cure first performed in 1978 and have since released 37 singles including “Friday I’m In Love”, “Lullaby”, “Close to Me”, “Love Song”, “Boys Don’t Cry”, “The Lovecats”, “Let’s Go To Bed”, “Just Like Heaven” and many more.  Their critically-acclaimed album    Disintegration is considered one of the most important albums in music history.

The Cure are playing select events around the world as part of a 40-year anniversary tour. Recent headlines include a sold out, 65 000 capacity BST Hyde Park London concert in July 2018, which met with rave reviews.

The Rock On The Lawns music festivals in Johannesburg and Cape Town will be the first ever performances in South Africa by this globally-loved band, and festival goers are in for a real treat, as they are planning a 2 hour plus, career spanning set filled with fan favourites from their incredible catalogue.

“This is the second Rock on the Lawns festival experience we’ve created in South Africa,” says AMP Events founder Andy Mac “It’s a fantastic day out with your mates enjoying great bars, great food and of course, world-class live artists! All in a comfortable, relaxed environment. Last year we brought PIXIES out as our headliner and the response was terrific. The Cure has been very high on my list of acts to bring to fans here for a long time, and I’m delighted that we’ve finally managed to make it happen!”
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Re: 2019.03.16 Johannesburg (South Africa) 'Rock On The Lawns'
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2018, 21:19:07 »
Promo for the show

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Re: 2019.03.16 Johannesburg (South Africa) 'Rock On The Lawns'
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2018, 04:10:55 »
South Africa!! Wow that's interesting. 
When will The Cure visit Australia again?  SOON! YAY!!

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Re: 2019.03.16 Johannesburg (South Africa) 'Rock On The Lawns'
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2018, 11:46:20 »
Hopefully the first date(s) of an upcoming world tour!  :cool
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Re: 2019.03.16 Johannesburg (South Africa) 'Rock On The Lawns'
« Reply #4 on: August 26, 2018, 08:44:18 »
Hopefully the first date(s) of an upcoming world tour!  :cool
Yesss, we need north america dates next ♥️

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Re: 2019.03.16 Johannesburg (South Africa) 'Rock On The Lawns'
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2019, 19:55:26 »
The first concert of 2019 just started minutes ago. The band kicked off their show with 'Plainsong'
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Re: 2019.03.16 Johannesburg (South Africa) 'Rock On The Lawns'
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2019, 20:06:04 »
Any chance that they play something from the upcoming album? They were at the studio just a few weeks ago if i am not mistaken

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Re: 2019.03.16 Johannesburg (South Africa) 'Rock On The Lawns'
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2019, 20:41:22 »
Setlist updated in the first post of this thread http://curefans.com/index.php?topic=8832.0
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Re: 2019.03.16 Johannesburg (South Africa) 'Rock On The Lawns'
« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2019, 20:44:33 »
Thank David for the updates 🖤
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Re: 2019.03.16 Johannesburg (South Africa) 'Rock On The Lawns'
« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2019, 21:54:07 »
The show just ended seconds ago...
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Re: 2019.03.16 Johannesburg (South Africa) 'Rock On The Lawns'
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2019, 12:22:30 »
Always interesting to see who Cure fans are around the world.

I started reading the Twitter feed of the guy tagged above who posted those 10sec clips and came upon this recent tweet, what an endearing character he is ...

comment by someone else...
“Heterosexual men are saying its perfectly understandable for one of them to murder a gay man who tried to kiss him.”

His comment...
“...I will supply the bullets 👍👍”


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My comment .... “you’re a twat!”


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Re: 2019.03.16 Johannesburg (South Africa) 'Rock On The Lawns'
« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2019, 12:57:38 »
I started reading the Twitter feed of the guy tagged above who posted those 10sec clips and came upon this recent tweet, what an endearing character he is ...

what a despicable human being, I just removed direct mentions to him from our Twitter and website.
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Re: 2019.03.16 Johannesburg (South Africa) 'Rock On The Lawns'
« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2019, 13:24:56 »
Funny how the "encore" list is almost as long as the regular set.  :lol:
But I love The Cure for playing these long shows, sometimes that's better than being left desiring more...

Any chance that they play something from the upcoming album?

I would not expect any new stuff being played at the "festival" shows the band will be playing this spring/summer.
(Plus, the band might not like the new songs being shared all over the world long before released dates are even talked about.)
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Re: 2019.03.16 Johannesburg (South Africa) 'Rock On The Lawns'
« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2019, 13:50:13 »
I started reading the Twitter feed of the guy tagged above who posted those 10sec clips and came upon this recent tweet, what an endearing character he is ...

what a despicable human being, I just removed direct mentions to him from our Twitter and website.

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Re: 2019.03.16 Johannesburg (South Africa) 'Rock On The Lawns'
« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2019, 18:00:48 »
A clip from "A Forest" yesterday

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