Tickets to The Cure’s epic 40th anniversary show at Hyde Park on sale now

The Cure have announced details of their only European show of 2018 – with a special 40th anniversary celebration gig at London’s Hyde Park as part of British Summer Time festival. Tickets are on sale now.

The band, who formed in 1976, will be celebrating 40 years since the release of their first ever single with a show outdoors London gig. Renowned for their marathon, hit-packed, sprawling shows, this will mark the band’s first UK gig since their residency at  London’s SSE Arena Wembley last winter.

Robert Smith and co will be joined by special guests – including the return of Interpol, along with Goldfrapp, Editors, Ride, Slowdive, and The Twilight Sad.

The Cure will be headlining London's British Summer Time Festival 2018

The Cure will be headlining London’s British Summer Time Festival 2018

The Twilight Sad were especially hand-picked by The Cure to tour with the band on their entire 2016 world tour. See their exclusive NME tour photo diary here.

The Cure will headline London’s Hyde Park for British Summer Time 2018 on Saturday July 7. There will be a special pre-sale for fans and Barclaycard customers from 9am today before going on general sale from 9am on Friday December 15. Tickets will be available here.

Other headliners for BST so far include Bruno Mars, Roger Waters, Michael Buble and Eric Clapton.

After airing new material and celebrating 15 years of seminal debut ‘Turn On The Bright Lights‘ throughout 2017, Interpol have confirmed that they will release a new album next year.

Earlier this year, a spokesman confirmed that they were “currently working on new material in their native New York”. The album is also said to be “due for release through Matador Records in 2018.”