Robert Smith Wannabe.JPG

Why does The Cure's Robert Smith wear big, clunky basketball sneakers? Comfort? Style? Ankle Support?

Possibly.

But looking at The Cure's just announced North American


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Smeered Lipstick and Basketball Sneakers

The Cure to come to Seattle's Key Arena.

Robert Smith Wannabe.JPG

Why does The Cure's Robert Smith wear big, clunky basketball sneakers? Comfort? Style? Ankle Support?

Possibly.

But looking at The Cure's just announced North American dates of their 2007 world tour that'll make a stop at Seattle's very own Key Arena on October 8, the answer could very well be that the legendary UK mopesters want to bring their A-game onstage, performing in the homes of many college and professional basketball teams.

Pre-show pick-up (and let-down) games?:

09-17 Charlotte, NC - Charlotte Bobcats Arena - Charlotte Bobcats
09-19 Washington, DC - Patriot Center - George Mason University Patriots
09-21 Philadelphia, PA - Wachovia Spectrum - Philadelphia 76ers
09-23 New York, NY - Madison Square Garden - New York Knicks
09-27 Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre - Toronto Raptors
10-08 Seattle, WA - Key Arena - Seattle Supersonics
10-09 Vancouver, British Columbia - General Motors Place - former home to Vancouver Grizzlies
10-13 San Diego, CA - Cox Arena - San Diego State University Aztecs
10-16 Houston, TX - Toyota Center - Houston Rockets
10-17 Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center - Dallas Mavericks

*photo is not actually of Robert Smith 

 

 
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