Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Cure 1987 concert on 1st Wave

From SiriusXM:
The Cure BBC Vault Concert on 1st Wave Tues 4/22 9:00 pm ET
Hear an exclusive concert event with The Cure recorded at The N.E.C., Birmingham On December 6th 1987 as part of Sirius XM’s BBC Vaults series with exclusive access to 40 years of timeless concert recordings.

Rebroadcast: Thurs 4/24 4:00 pm ET; Fri 4/25 9:00 am ET; Sat 4/26 7:00 pm ET; Sun 4/27 12:00 pm ET

It's a 1 hour edit of the show. Here's what they aired: Torture, A Strange Day, A Japanese Dream, Catch, If Only Tonight We Could Sleep, Like Cockatoos, The Walk, The Perfect Girl, The Snakepit, A Forest, Fight, Charlotte Sometimes.

Man Power - Velvet Arms

Man Power - Velvet Arms ('If Only Tonight We Could Sleep'). (Thanks @moggieboy)

That Sprint commercial

I posted about this on the Curespotting page a few weeks ago, but this article from Stereogum (also at Spin) seems to be the first time people have really noticed it. So I'm posting it on the front page for anyone else who might have missed it the first time.
(Thanks @thequeenofsiam, Sylvain, and Darrell)

Monday, April 21, 2014

One year ago tonight...

The epic Cure in Mexico City show (April 21st, 2013).
(Thanks The Cure Mexico)

BottleRock single day passes

Applauze pre-sale for single day tickets is now live.
Tip from @nil_by_mouth: "There's no booking fee when using the app. $139 even. $8 fee via ticketfly."

BottleRock pre-sale is now live. Use promo code DAYOFF to save $10 until Tuesday, when the general on sale starts.

Also, the lineups for each day have been posted.

Update (04/03/14): Promo code DAYOFF is working again and now drops single day passes by $20 to $129. (Thanks Olivier) 

Update (04/09/14): Well, I hope you didn't buy your passes early, because prices continue to fall. Promo code DAYOFF now drops single day passes by $40 to $109. And the ROCKNAPA code will also get you $40 off the 3 day passes. So, buy now or wait and see if they fall even lower?  (Thanks Olivier) 

Update (04/10/14): And even lower prices today. Living Social has 1 day passes for $99, 3 day passes for $199, and VIP for $549. (Thanks John)

Update (04/21/14): Groupon is matching the Living Social deal for the next 7 days. Same pricing, 1 day passes for $99, 3 day passes for $199, and VIP for $549. (Thanks John)

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Teenage Cancer Trust auction

Cure items in the Teenage Cancer Trust auction:

Autographed RAH 2006 t-shirts
Autographed RAH 2014 t-shirts
RAH 2014 programs autographed by The Cure and others
One of Roger's autographed tambourines
An autographed Disintegration vinyl
A 2006 RAH ticket & program, both autographed by Robert, along with a pass
(Thanks Perfect.Murder)

Update (4/20/14): Auction is now over. Thanks to Christine for these totals, which do not include all of the autographed programs.

Total raised:
T-shirts: £1586.01
Roger's Tambo: £358.00
Disintegration Vinyl: £321.00
Signed ticket & Program: £201.00
Total: £2466.01
Approx $4,137.35