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Saturday June 30th 1979

friars aylesbury phase three - maxwell hall, civic centre, market square, aylesbury

equal headlining


Wire and The Cure
The Beez
related friars history (click on date)
The Cure Thursday August 30th 1979  Saturday April 18th 1981

The Beez Saturday April 29th 1979  Saturday December 1st 1979 Saturday December 27th 1980

Zoo Radio (The Beez) Saturday December 12th 1981

The Cure probable setlist: 10.15 Saturday Night; Accuracy; Grinding Halt; Another Day; Object; Subway Song; Foxy Lady; Three Imaginary Boys; Plastic Passion; It's Not You; Fire in Cairo; Killing An Arab; Do The Hansa;  10.15 Saturday Night
band line up
The Cure
Robert Smith (guitar/vocs)  Lol Tolhurst (drums)  Simon Gallup (bass)
Colin Newman (vocs/guitar)  Bruce Gilbert (guitar)  Graham Lewis (bass)  Robert Gotobed (drums)
gig poster and flyer (click to enlarge flyer)



press cuttings

Thanks to Graham Britten for the NME cuttings

Thanks Neil Storey for the below


what happened next

Wire split in 1980 but have reformed a couple of times and are still active with almost the original line up above.

There have been many line-ups of The Cure, Smith the only constant and Gallup there most of the time, The Cure are still gigging and headlined the 2012 Reading and Leeds festivals and played London gigs in 2014.

odds and trivia
official web presence
The Cure official site  Wire official site
sound and vision
Wire - Outdoor Miner
The Cure - A Forest
The Beez - Vagrant

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