The Cure will headline Colours of Ostrava 2019. The festival will take place between 17 and 20 of July.
After their Rock Worchter announcement, the British band will return with another headline spot at Czech festival Colours of Ostrava 2019.
— Colours of Ostrava (@colours_cz) October 10, 2018
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The Cure tour seems to be expanding, but this is something that we already knew. Robert Smith, the lead singer of The Cure, already tweeted that the band will perform at 20 festivals, most of them in Europe. You can see the tweet here:
— ROBERT SMITH (@RobertSmith) September 21, 2018
In a previous interview with BBC 6, Robert Smith also spoke about the possibility of The Cure returning for a fourth time at Glastonbury. When asked if they will headline Glastonbury 2019, he answered: “Yeah, maybe. We haven’t had a happy history with Glastonbury over the years. Although we’ve headlined the festival three times, we’ve never been on the best of terms. I don’t know if they forgive and forget. There are enough other festivals for us to play.”
The Cure are an English band from Crawley, West Sussex, and one of the most iconic groups still performing. Since the late 70s, they have delivered a unique sound, often qualified as post-punk or new wave. They have sold roughly 27 million records and received several nominations at the Grammy Awards and Brit Awards. They also won an MTV Video Music Award in 1992 for their anthem ‘Friday I’m In Love’.
Colours of Ostrava 2019
Colours of Ostrava was first held in 2002. Since then, the festival has become the biggest festival in the Czech Republic and one of the biggest festivals in Central Europe. It has a capacity of 30,000 people and features performers from all major popular music genres as well as avant-garde and world music. Many well-known artists like Iggy Pop & The Stooges, Sigur Rós, Björk, Robert Plant, Jamiroquai and alt-J have performed in previous years. Besides concerts, they offer discussions, theatre performances, films, workshops as well as art activities. The 18th edition of the festival will cover 20 stages and offer 350 programme items.
- Location: Vítkovická, Czech Republic.
- Date: 17-20 July 2019.
- Tickets: four-day pass for €101.63.
- For more information, visit the official website.