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The Cure to Perform First Three Albums

Rock Hall nominees set special shows in U.K., L.A., New York

September 28, 2011 9:30 AM ET
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Robert Smith of the Cure performs at the Coachella Music Festival.
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The Cure have announced plans to perform their first three albums – 1979's Three Imaginary Boys, 1980's Seventeen Seconds and 1981's Faith – in their entirety at a series of concerts in London, Los Angeles and New York City. The band previously played these albums in full at their "Reflections" show at the Vivid Festival in Sydney earlier this year. According to the band's website, these seven concerts will be the last times the records will be performed live.

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The dates for the Cure's shows, which are perfectly timed to celebrate the band's nomination to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, are as follows:

11/15 London, England - Royal Albert Hall
11/21 Los Angeles - Pantages Theatre
11/22 Los Angeles - Pantages Theatre
11/23 Los Angeles - Pantages Theatre
11/25 New York City - Beacon Theatre
11/26 New York City - Beacon Theatre
11/27 New York City - Beacon Theatre

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