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Lol Tolhurst

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Welcomes Inductee and The Cure Co-Founder Lol Tolhurst for Special Interview

Tickets for the event on Thursday, April 14th at 7 p.m. are on sale now at rockhall.com

Join the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for an interview with Lol Tolhurst, 2019 Inductee, and The Cure co-founder, on Thursday, April 14th at 7 p.m. EST in Foster Theater. The sit-down interview moderated by Jason Hanley, Rock Hall’s Vice President of Education and Visitor Services, will dive into Lol’s music career, memoir, Curious Creatures podcast, and what he has planned next. Afterward, Lol will sign copies of his memoir “Cured: The Tale of Two Imaginary Boys.” 

Fans can also amplify their experience and check out Lol’s jumpsuit worn in the music video for the single “Let’s Go to Bed,” which is being added to the Rock Hall’s Legends of Rock exhibit on Level 5 this week.

Tickets are $10 (museum admission is an additional ticket). Masks are required for the book signing. For more details visit www.rockhall.com/events/lol-tolhurst-interview.

On Thursday, April 14th, Lol will also be in the Rock Hall’s SiriusXM Studio from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. recording his Curious Creatures podcast with special guest, Greg Harris, President & CEO of the Rock Hall.

Lol Tolhurst is a musician, writer, and performer, best known as a founding member of the band that virtually invented alternative music, The Cure. Formed in 1976, The Cure is one of the most influential, successful, and critically acclaimed bands of its generation. As The Cure’s drummer, Lol toured the globe many times over, supporting the ground-breaking albums Three Imaginary Boys, Seventeen Seconds, Faith, and Pornography.

He took on keyboard duties in the mid-eighties until he departed from the band in 1989, at the time of their masterwork Disintegration. In the early nineties, Lol relocated to Southern California, where he continued to write, record, and tour with his own band, Levinhurst. In 2011, he had a momentous reunion tour with his former bandmates performing with The Cure again for the first time in over twenty years.

Lol’s first book was published in 2016. “Cured: The Tale Of Two Imaginary Boys” is a memoir that draws together the threads of his life and art… so far! Before the pandemic shut the world down, Lol toured Cured in North and South America, the UK, and France making over 300 appearances supporting the book. This journey, similar to the one he undertook all those years ago when starting out with the Cure, reacquainted Lol with his very loyal fanbase. 

It reignited his creative journey, which continues anew with an unexpected meeting with his old friend Budgie from Siouxsie and the Banshees. Together they have released a new podcast series, Curious Creatures, and recorded a new album together. And, book number two is underway!

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