The Cure South America Tour Begins in April
One of modern rock’s true icons, the famous British band announced its return to South America after 17 years with shows in Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Chile, Perú and Colombia.
Translated by Javiera Becerra and Jennifer Caro
SANTIAGO — Cristal made it happen: The Cure in Chile. With an extraordinary career spanning more than 35 years, British band The Cure has made history as one of the leading exponents of modern rock music. With hit singles like “Boys Don’t Cry”, “Just Like Heaven”, “Close To Me”, “Friday I’m In Love”, with the great Robert Smith as lead singer, The Cure has sold over 30 million records around the world. The band won NME’s Godlike Genius Award in 2009, in recognition of their importance and contribution to the world of music.
The band finally returns to South America after 17 years, to the absolute euphoria of The Cure fans across the continent. The Latin American tour includes the following stops:
April 4, 2013 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
April 6, 2013 – São Paulo, Brazil
April 9, 2013 – Asunción, Paraguay
April 12, 2013 – Buenos Aires, Argentina
April 14, 2013 – Santiago, Chile – Estadio Nacional
April 17, 2013 – Lima, Peru
April 19, 2013 – Bogotá, Colombia
April 21, 2013 – Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
The Cure members:
Robert Smith (vocalist – guitarist), Jason Cooper (drummer), Roger O’Donnell (keyboardist), Simon Gallup (bassist) and Reeves Gabrels (guitarist) – have been on tour since last year, being headliners in 19 great European festivals including Roskilde, Hurricane, Pinkpop and Reeding & Leeds, and others, performing tunes from their new album “4:13 Dream” along with their greatest hits.
Tickets are on sale on Puntoticket system, Ripley, Cinemark, the Call Center 600 462 6000 and www.puntoticket.com.
For international sales call: + 56 2 2927 18 00
Opening hours Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Estadio Nacional will have 3 areas defined as “exclusive use”, with limited capacity, for those certified as disabled (use of wheelchairs) plus a companion if needed. This benefit will be given for those that present the Unique Disability Certificate, handed by National Disability Service of Chile (SENADIS) to the usher that will be there to help the assistants. This certificate can be obtained at the following link: http://www.senadis.gob.cl/preguntas/inscripcion_registro.php
National Disability Service is part of the Ministry of Social Development.