Roger O’Donnell will not participate in The Cure’s tour of Latin America

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Mike Lord will replace the keyboardist on the Crown Capital 2023 and the rest of the tour.

We are practically a couple of days away from the arrival of the new edition of the Crown Capital and in addition to Blur, pulp and Pet Shop Boysone of the most anticipated bands is The Cure. However, the band has just announced that its lineup will not be complete during its presentation at the Mexican festival or the next concerts on its route through Latin America.

The interpreters of “Just Like Heaven” revealed that Roger O’Donnelltheir keyboardist, will leave the tour Shows of a Lost World due to health complications. Although it was not specified what the musician fell ill with, they asked his fans to send him their best wishes and that the scheduled shows were still on.

For health reasons, Roger will not be with us as part of Shows of a Lost World tour through Latin America. We are sure that you will join us in wishing him a speedy recovery,” they shared in a publication through X.

It was also revealed that it will be Mike Lord will be the one who replaces O’Donnell during his absence, so the presentations in Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Brazil, Paraguay and Colombia will take place as planned, with the closing of his tour on December 10, while the concert of The Cure in our capital it will be this Sunday, November 18 and here you can check the festival schedules.


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