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Expect the Cure show to last longer than recovery from heartbreak

  • NEW YORK TIMES

    Jason Cooper, left, Robert Smith and Simon Gallup of the Cure performed June 18 on the opening night of their three-night run at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Cure played 32 songs, including “Boys Don’t Cry,” “Pornography,” “The Perfect Girl” and “Close to Me.” When the Cure played Hawaii three years ago for the first time, the group performed 38 songs.

In the ’80s alt-rockers’ only previous appearance in the isles, three years ago, they captivated a capacity crowd for 38 songs over more than three hours — about twice as long as most concerts go. Read more

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