Renowned indie pop and rock icons, The Cure, are one their way to the Cape to headline the 2019, “Rock on the Lawns” music festival.

Considered to be one of the greatest rock bands in the world, The Cure, has a music career spanning 40 years.

The UK-based collective is fronted by Robert Smith and will take to the stage in Cape Town at Kenilworth Racecourse on Thursday 21 March 2019.

“Rock on the Lawns” is a 1-day-only celebration of all forms of rock n roll. The festivities take place out on the lawns in the sun with a beer garden, gourmet food trucks and an incredible line-up of both local and international musicians all on one stage.

Other artists that will join The Cure on stage include, Fokofpolisiekar, Ard Matthews, Karen Zoid, Zebra & Giraffe, Opposite The Other, Southern Wild, Hellcats and The Robfather (DJ).

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 impactful albums in music history.

It’s with an immense amount of pride that we announce that Indie Pop/Rock icons THE CURE will headline our 2019 “ROCK ON THE LAWNS” music festivals! One of the truly great rock acts in the world, with a 40 year catalogue including mega hits such as “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.. “ROCK ON THE LAWNS” is a full day celebration of Rock n Roll in all its forms. Come and enjoy a beautiful day out on the lawns with your mates.. with great bars & beer gardens (with PLENTY of beer – Jozi we’re ready for you!!).. gourmet food trucks.. ample parking & facilities and, of course, an incredible line-up of local and international musicians sharing one magnificent stage. All in a comfortable, relaxed environment. Tickets on sale 9am tomorrow, Friday 24th August at @computicket. Limited to 8 tickets per person. See you there… it’s gonna be EPIC!! Andy

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“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!”

Tickets start at R495 and are available from 09h00 on Friday 24th August 2018 at computicket.com.

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